Is Florianopolis Expensive?

Is Florianopolis expensive to visit?

Florianopolis is a frequently visited and budget-friendly place to visit. With a daily average travel cost of $62, it's somewhat less expensive than most other destinations in the world. When compared to the rest of South America, it is a moderately priced destination. It ranks in the top 50% of cities in South America for its travel costs. Its travel costs are comparable with places such as Paracas and Cochabamba.



Florianopolis, Brazil

How expensive is Florianopolis?

Travelers spend an average of $62 per day when visiting Florianopolis (U.S. Dollars). This is according to our calculations which come from the expenses of previous visitors. While this is an average cost, prices can vary by travel style, the length of your trip, and other factors. You can stay fairly close to this average if you stay at moderately priced hotels, eat at affordable restaurants, and take public transportation when possible. See more travel costs for Florianopolis here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Florianopolis?

Based on the travel expenses of others, a weekend trip to Florianopolis costs around $187 on average, per person. This includes food, sightseeing, local transportation, accommodation, and nightlife. For two people, a weekend trip costs $374.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Florianopolis?

Based on our calculations from previous travelers, a one week trip to Florianopolis will cost around $436 per person. This amount includes sightseeing activities, hotels, restaurants, local transportation, and other travel expenses. For two people, a one week trip would cost $872.

Is it expensive to backpack in Florianopolis?

Florianopolis is a popular backpacker destination with more than 50 hostels. Dorm beds in hostels cost, on average, $13 per night. (See hostel prices in Florianopolis here.) You'll find quite a range in prices here, too. The most expensive beds are priced around $23 and the cheapest around $8 per night.

Here are a few sample prices from popular hostels in Florianopolis.

  • $15 for a dorm bed at Tucano House Summer Hostel
  • $13 for a dorm bed at Geckos Hostel
  • $10 for a dorm bed at Submarino Hostel

Are hotels expensive in Florianopolis?

If you're considering hotel prices in Florianopolis, you'll find them to be fairly even and moderate in price compared to hotels in other cities. On average, a night in a hotel room here will set you back approximately $45. In Florianopolis, there are about 5 five-star hotels with an average nightly rate of $90. For a more affordable option, three-star hotels come in at an average of $50 per night, while two-star hotels offer an even more economical choice at $36 per night.


Hotels by star rating in Florianopolis
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
5 stars 5 $90
4 stars 21 $70
3 stars 165 $50
2 stars 156 $36
1 star 62 $46
No rating 118 $70

Afonso Luis Borba, 113, Florianopolis
Overall Rating 9.4
Rua Felipe Schmidt, 603 - Centro, Florianopolis
Overall Rating 9.0

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Florianopolis?

In Florianopolis, the cost of activities and things to do can vary by the type of activity, its length, and the location. To provide an estimate of what to expect during your visit, below are several popular activities that are common in the area. On average, previous travelers have spent around $26 per day on sightseeing and entertainment, which is more than the country's average of $15.

    • Private Day Tour: Florianópolis Island with Professional Pictures: $154
    • Private South Island Beaches and Lagoons Tour: $44
    • Private Tour: North Island Beaches by Floripa Nativa Turismo: $45
    • Bike Tour in Florianopolis - Sunset, Photography and History: $70
    • Historic Center Walking Tour in Florianopolis with Local Bar Hop: $14
    • Private Tour: East Island Beaches Tour by Floripa Nativa Turismo: $44
    • Blumenau City Tour - departing from Florianópolis: $37
    • Mountain biking experiences in Florianópolis: $58

    Is food expensive in Florianopolis?

    In Florianopolis, the cost of food can vary by the type of restaurant and food options available. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible. On average, previous travelers have spent around $22 per day on food, which is more than the country's average of $20.

    Is transportation expensive in Florianopolis?

    The prices of local transportation in Florianopolis can vary by the type of transit used. Other travelers have spent an average of $13 on local transportation per person per day, which is more than the country's average of $12. To save money, take public transit whenever possible, as it will almost always be cheaper than a taxi or private driver.

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