Travel budget in Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia: calculate your travel budget

Saint Lucia: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 71 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 3.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1392* (3654 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 115 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 8.9 per person
  • $ 7.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 2688* (7056 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 300 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 16 per person

Total budget:

$ 6182* (16226 $)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).


Cost of living in Saint Lucia in 2021

Cost of living: Saint Lucia VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Saint Lucia in 2021 is 23% higher than in the United States (USA).

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Saint Lucia by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Saint Lucia compared to the national average.

Cities /Saint Lucia View Details
Vieux Fort 8% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Vieux Fort
Micoud 8% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Micoud
Castries 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Castries
Choiseul 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Choiseul
Laborie 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Laborie
Gros Islet 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Gros Islet

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Local prices in Saint Lucia by expense type

Saint Lucia: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Saint Lucia costs 33% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.1/person
($ 4.5 to $ 5.6)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 29/person
($ 12 to $ 48)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.5/person
($ 7.5 to $ 12)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.9 for 500ml
($ 1.6 to $ 2.6)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3 for 330ml
($ 1.7 to $ 3.9)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.7/cup
($ 1.3 to $ 4.5)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.1/can
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8/bottle
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Saint Lucia: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Saint Lucia is 15% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 71/night
( $ 71)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 97/night
($ 63 to $ 173)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 132/night
($ 83 to $ 214)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 469/night
($ 279 to $ 738)

79% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 948/night
($ 564 to $ 1611)

87% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 145/month
($ 83 to $ 285)

14% 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
$ 284/month
($ 139 to $ 476)

72% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 115/month
($ 65 to $ 250)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 245/month
($ 119 to $ 446)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Saint Lucia: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Saint Lucia is 20% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.7/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 3.9)

210% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.8/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1 to $ 3)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.7/12 eggs
($ 2.3 to $ 3.3)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 12/kg
($ 9.4 to $ 13)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.5
Apples
Apples
$ 7.9/kg
($ 5 to $ 13)

71% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 5.6/kg
($ 3.9 to $ 8.4)

29% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 4.8)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2
($ 0.8 to $ 1.9)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Saint Lucia: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Saint Lucia is 18% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.8/ticket
($ 0.7 to $ 1.3)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.7/km
( $ 0.7)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.6)

102% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 5.6
($ 3.9 to $ 7.5)

71% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 52/24hrs
($ 39 to $ 87)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Saint Lucia: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Saint Lucia is 107% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 7.5/ticket
($ 5.6 to $ 9.4)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 58/hr
($ 58 to $ 58)

252% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Saint Lucia: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Saint Lucia is 9% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.6/pack
($ 2.3 to $ 4.9)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 55
($ 23 to $ 77)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 65
($ 20 to $ 114)

74% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38

Plane ticket budget

London → Castries
London → Castries
London → Castries
$ 956
(fair price: $ 705)
New York City → Castries
New York City → Castries
New York City → Castries
$ 729
(fair price: $ 569)
Manchester → Castries
Manchester → Castries
Manchester → Castries
$ 1204
(fair price: $ 1027)
Toronto (Ontario) → Castries
Toronto (Ontario) → Castries
Toronto (Ontario) → Castries
$ 907
(fair price: $ 698)
Los Angeles → Castries
Los Angeles  → Castries
Los Angeles  → Castries
$ 954
(fair price: $ 748)
Edinburgh → Castries
Edinburgh → Castries
Edinburgh → Castries
$ 1177
(fair price: $ 980)


About the information on the cost of living in Saint Lucia

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

Information about cost of living in Saint Lucia updated on 21-09-2021.

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