Mindelo travel budget

Mindelo: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Mindelo

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Mindelo for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 33 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8.8 per person
  • $ 1.9 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 753* (69384 CVE)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 67 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 6.2 per person
  • $ 0 per person

Total budget:

$ 1612* (148624 CVE)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 80 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 28 per person
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 0 per person

Total budget:

$ 2324* (214270 CVE)

* estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks (excluding plane tickets).


Cost of living in Mindelo compared to Cape Verde in 2021

On average, the cost of living in Mindelo in 2021 is 33% less than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Mindelo in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Mindelo by expense type

Restaurant budget in Mindelo

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Mindelo is 47% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.4/person
($ 4.3 to $ 7.5)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 13/person
($ 11 to $ 61)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.4/person
( $ 5.4)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.3 for 500ml
( $ 4.3)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.9 for 330ml
( $ 1.9)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.1/cup
($ 0.7 to $ 1.3)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.3/can
($ 1.1 to $ 1.7)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 0.6)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Mindelo

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Mindelo is 52% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 57/night
($ 42 to $ 75)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 78/night
($ 44 to $ 109)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 116/night
($ 116 to $ 116)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 33/month
($ 33 to $ 33)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 94/month
($ 71 to $ 116)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 95/month
($ 75 to $ 118)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 60/month
($ 42 to $ 78)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 147/month
($ 90 to $ 210)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Mindelo

On average, the price of supermarket food in Mindelo is 23% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
( $ 1.1)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.6/500g
( $ 0.6)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.1/kg
( $ 1.1)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.4/12 eggs
( $ 2.4)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Chicken
Chicken
$ 2.7/kg
( $ 2.7)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 5.4/kg
( $ 5.4)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 5.4/kg
( $ 5.4)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.7/kg
( $ 2.7)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
( $ 0.6)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Public and private transport budget in Mindelo

On average, the price of transport in Mindelo is 4% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.5/ticket
( $ 0.5)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1/km
( $ 1)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
( $ 1.4)

111% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Mindelo

On average, shopping budget in Mindelo is 39% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.9/pack
( $ 2.9)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 39
( $ 39)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45

Plane ticket budget

London → Praia
London → Praia
London → Praia
$ 590
(fair price: $ 505)
Manchester → Praia
Manchester → Praia
Manchester → Praia
$ 623
(fair price: $ 515)
Dublin → Praia
Dublin → Praia
Dublin → Praia
$ 523
(fair price: $ 432)
New York City → Praia
New York City → Praia
New York City → Praia
$ 1128
(fair price: $ 983)
Edinburgh → Praia
Edinburgh → Praia
Edinburgh → Praia
$ 717
(fair price: $ 612)
Montreal → Praia
Montreal → Praia
Montreal → Praia
$ 1316
(fair price: $ 1133)


About this information on the cost of living in Mindelo

The information about the cost of living in Mindelo shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including: Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

The information about the cost of living in Mindelo was updated on 19-04-2021.

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