Travel budget in Seychelles

Seychelles: calculate your travel budget

Seychelles: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 143 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2461* (29470 SCR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 164 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 36 per person
  • $ 26 per person
  • $ 8.8 per person

Total budget:

$ 4233* (50680 SCR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 259 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 66 per person
  • $ 64 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 7719* (92428 SCR)

* 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 Seychelles in 2023

Cost of living: Seychelles VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Seychelles in 2023 is 6% 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 Seychelles by city

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

Cities /Seychelles View Details
Beau Vallon 11% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Beau Vallon
Victoria (Mahé) 20% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Victoria (Mahé)



Local prices in Seychelles by expense type

Seychelles: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Seychelles costs 5% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 16/person
($ 8.4 to $ 26)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 19
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 36/person
($ 24 to $ 60)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.4/person
($ 7.3 to $ 9.6)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.4 for 500ml
($ 2.4 to $ 9)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.6 for 330ml
($ 2.6 to $ 4.9)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 5.7/cup
($ 1.8 to $ 8.4)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3/can
($ 2 to $ 5.5)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2/bottle
($ 1.2 to $ 2.7)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Seychelles: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Seychelles is 28% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 156/night
($ 131 to $ 182)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 146
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 171/night
($ 106 to $ 287)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 208
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 346/night
($ 216 to $ 527)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 305
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 922/night
($ 666 to $ 1444)

42% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 653
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 205/month
($ 141 to $ 321)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 198
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 348/month
($ 169 to $ 692)

87% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 187
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 181/month
($ 110 to $ 288)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 250
Family room
Family room
$ 406/month
($ 255 to $ 635)

112% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 192

Seychelles: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Seychelles costs 24% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 2.7)

86% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.9/500g
($ 0.7 to $ 3.6)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 2.5/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 7.8)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3/12 eggs
($ 1.3 to $ 3.8)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.9/kg
($ 2.9 to $ 9.4)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Apples
Apples
$ 3.2/kg
($ 1 to $ 5.5)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 5.6/kg
($ 4.5 to $ 10.2)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 3.1)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Seychelles: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Seychelles is 17% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.9/km
($ 2.2 to $ 4.1)

112% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.6)

34% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 5.7
($ 3.9 to $ 16)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 21/24hrs
($ 11 to $ 27)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39

Seychelles: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Seychelles costs 26% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.8/ticket
($ 5.9 to $ 12)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 17/hr
($ 8.4 to $ 24)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21

Seychelles: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Seychelles is 49% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 14/pack
($ 12 to $ 17)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 60
($ 33 to $ 113)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 52
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 81
($ 23 to $ 144)

97% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41

Plane ticket budget

London → Victoria (Mahé)
London → Victoria (Mahé)
London → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 855
(fair price: $ 769)
Manchester → Victoria (Mahé)
Manchester → Victoria (Mahé)
Manchester → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 938
(fair price: $ 825)
Dublin → Victoria (Mahé)
Dublin → Victoria (Mahé)
Dublin → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 907
(fair price: $ 796)
New York City → Victoria (Mahé)
New York City → Victoria (Mahé)
New York City → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 1199
(fair price: $ 992)
Edinburgh → Victoria (Mahé)
Edinburgh → Victoria (Mahé)
Edinburgh → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 1021
(fair price: $ 912)
Los Angeles → Victoria (Mahé)
Los Angeles  → Victoria (Mahé)
Los Angeles  → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 1677
(fair price: $ 1433)


About the information on the cost of living in Seychelles

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

Information about cost of living in Seychelles updated on 05-02-2023.

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