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San Pedro, Belize District, Belize

How much does it cost to travel to San Pedro?

You should plan to spend around $134 (BZ$271) per day on your vacation in San Pedro. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $40 (BZ$80) on meals
  • $34 (BZ$68) on local transportation
  • $132 (BZ$266) on hotels

A one week trip to San Pedro for two people costs, on average, $1,881 (BZ$3,788). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
    $134
    BZ$271
  • One Week Per person
    $940
    BZ$1,894
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    $1,881
    BZ$3,788
  • One Month Per person
    $4,030
    BZ$8,116
  • One Week For a couple
    $1,881
    BZ$3,788
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    $3,762
    BZ$7,575
  • One Month For a couple
    $8,061
    BZ$16,233
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to San Pedro cost?

A one week trip to San Pedro usually costs around $940 (BZ$1,894) for one person and $1,881 (BZ$3,788) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to San Pedro on average costs around $1,881 (BZ$3,788) for one person and $3,762 (BZ$7,575) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in San Pedro will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to San Pedro on average costs around $4,030 (BZ$8,116) for one person and $8,061 (BZ$16,233) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.




Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to San Pedro has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is San Pedro expensive to visit?

Prices in San Pedro are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within Central America, San Pedro is a very expensive destination compared to other places. It is in the top 10% of cities in Central America for its travel costs. There are only a few cities as expensive as San Pedro in the region, such as Tamarindo or Puerto Viejo.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is San Pedro Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to San Pedro?

The average San Pedro trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these San Pedro travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.


Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) BZ$266 ($132)
Local Transportation 1 BZ$68 ($34)
Food 2 BZ$80 ($40)
Entertainment 1 BZ$67 ($33)
Tips and Handouts 1 BZ$2 - 5 ($1 - 2)
Alcohol 2 BZ$16 - 48 ($8 - 24)
Accommodation Budget in San Pedro
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in San Pedro is $66 (BZ$133). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in San Pedro is $132 (BZ$266). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    $66
    BZ$133
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    $132
    BZ$266

Hotel Prices in San Pedro

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Transportation Budget in San Pedro
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in San Pedro is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $34 (BZ$68) per person, per day, on local transportation in San Pedro.


  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    $34
    BZ$68

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Food Budget in San Pedro
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in San Pedro can vary, the average cost of food in San Pedro is $40 (BZ$80) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in San Pedro should cost around $16 (BZ$32) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in San Pedro is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food2 Meals for one day
    $40
    BZ$80

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Entertainment Budget in San Pedro
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in San Pedro typically cost an average of $33 (BZ$67) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.


  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    $33
    BZ$67

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Tips and Handouts Budget in San Pedro
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average cost for Tips and Handouts in San Pedro is $1.66 (BZ$3.34) per day. The usual amount for a tip in San Pedro is 5% - 15%.


  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers
    $1.66
    BZ$3.34


Alcohol Budget in San Pedro
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average person spends about $16 (BZ$32) on alcoholic beverages in San Pedro per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    $16
    BZ$32


Water Budget in San Pedro
Average Daily Costs

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  • On average, people spend $2.49 (BZ$5.02) on bottled water in San Pedro per day. The public water in San Pedro is considered safe to drink.


  • Water2 Bottled water for one day
    $2.49
    BZ$5.02


San Pedro On a Budget
San Pedro San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
San Pedro is the largest town on Ambergris Caye, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Belize. Here you can find a tropical paradise with warm weather, clear blue waters, plenty of activities such as snorkeling and scuba diving, and a host of hotels, restaurants, and other amenities.
Sights
The obvious sights and attractions here are the beach, the clear water for snorkeling and scuba diving, and general relaxation at the local bars and seafood restaurants.

Not too far from town on the southern end of the town lies Marco Gonzalez Archaeological Reserve, a tranquil setting where visitors can learn about the ancient Mayan inhabitants of the island.

Also, plenty of chocolate is grown and produced in the area. Check out the various chocolate shops and "factories" on the island where you can buy delicious sweet treats.

Activities
Diving and snorkeling are two of the most common activities here. The nearby Hol Chan Marine Reserve is a protected area full of marine life and coral reefs. Of course, the entire stretch of coastline contains coral reefs (except where it's been destroyed). Another popular spot is the Blue Hole, which is much further out to sea and requires boat transportation. You can also fly over it for a great view.
Food and Dining
A plethora of seafood restaurants and bars can be found in town. Just wander around and you'll run into one along the beach or in the main part of town.

Check out Caroline's Cookin', Estel's Restaurant, Red Ginger, and Wild Mangos for some great meals.

The cuisine in the area is mixed. You'll find plenty of "American" style food along with some Central American and latin flare as well. Indian, Chinese, and other options are also available.

Transportation
San Pedro has an airport which is the quickest way to arrive.

Or, take the ferry from Belize City to San Pedro to the small port located right in the center of town. The ferry runs to and from Belize City 5 times a day and takes about 90 minutes.

We've been gathering travel costs from tens of thousands of actual travelers since 2010, and we use the data to calculate average daily travel costs for destinations around the world. We also systematically analyze the prices of hotels, hostels, and tours from travel providers such as Kayak, HostelWorld, TourRadar, Viator, and others. This combination of expenses from actual travelers, combined with pricing data from major travel companies, gives us a uniqe insight into the overall cost of travel for thousands of cities in countries around the world. You can see more here: How it Works.



1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.