The average price of a 7-day trip to Sunset Beach is $2,100 for a solo traveler, $3,772 for a couple, and $7,071 for a family of 4. Sunset Beach hotels range from $99 to $450 per night with an average of $206, while most vacation rentals will cost $280 to $600 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) are between $500 and $878 per person for economy flights and $1,569 to $2,755 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $68 to $155 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Sunset Beach, NC, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to MYR and stay in a Sunset Beach hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 6th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Sunset Beach is usually early to mid September.

 

Average Sunset Beach Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $1,544-$3,143($221-$449 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $155 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $318 to $738 for economy

Lodging: $125 to $206 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $180 to $220 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $2,702-$5,246($386-$749 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $310 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $636 to $1,476 for economy

Lodging: $125 to $206 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $180 to $220 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $4,676-$9,764($668-$1,395 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $272 to $620 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,272 to $2,952 for economy

Lodging: $250 to $412 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $270 to $352 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Sunset Beach

How cheap can you make a vacation to Sunset Beach? The cheapest trip to Sunset Beach is about $151 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $120 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $80.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $1,057-$2,103($151-$300 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $37 to $75 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $318 to $738 for economy

Lodging: $80 to $99 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $140 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $1,634-$3,366($233-$481 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $74 to $150 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $636 to $1,476 for economy

Lodging: $80 to $99 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $140 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $3,268-$6,312($467-$902 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $148 to $300 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,272 to $2,952 for economy

Lodging: $160 to $198 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $192 to $210 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Sunset Beach cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Sunset Beach Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Sunset Beach.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $3,233-$11,390($462-$1,627 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $143 to $295 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $894 to $2,125 for first class

Lodging: $223 to $450 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $600 to $1,200 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $5,128-$15,580($733-$2,226 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $286 to $590 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,788 to $4,250 for first class

Lodging: $223 to $450 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $600 to $1,200 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $10,256-$27,560($1,465-$3,937 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $572 to $1,180 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,576 to $8,500 for first class

Lodging: $446 to $900 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $840 to $1,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Sunset Beach Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Sunset Beach is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Sunset Beach due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Sunset Beach Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Sunset Beach hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Sunset Beach.

 

Flight Costs to Sunset Beach

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $878 average in mid December to a low of $500 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $513. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Sunset Beach our data includes 395 originating airports, and 93 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Sunset Beach from an airport like Kharkov (HRK) in Kharkov (Ukraine) for an average $7,530 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Hagerstown Regional-Richard A. Henson Field (HGR) in Hagerstown, MD (the United States) at an average of just $136.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Sunset Beach, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $378, so you can easily save about 75% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Sunset Beach can easily cost $560 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $37 per person. Private tours can cost $1123 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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