Is San Pedro La Laguna Expensive?

Is San Pedro La Laguna expensive to visit?

San Pedro La Laguna is known as both a well-liked and very budget-friendly destination. With a daily average travel cost of $36, it's generally not considered to be expensive at all. When compared to the rest of Central America, it is a very affordable destination. It ranks in the top 10% of cities in Central America for its affordability. Its prices are comparable with places such as Isla de Ometepe and Pedasi.

How expensive is San Pedro La Laguna?

Travelers spend an average of $36 per day when visiting San Pedro La Laguna (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 San Pedro La Laguna here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to San Pedro La Laguna?

Based on the travel expenses of others, a weekend trip to San Pedro La Laguna costs around $109 on average, per person. This includes food, sightseeing, local transportation, accommodation, and nightlife. For two people, a weekend trip costs $217.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to San Pedro La Laguna?

Based on our calculations from previous travelers, a one week trip to San Pedro La Laguna will cost around $253 per person. This amount includes sightseeing activities, hotels, restaurants, local transportation, and other travel expenses. For two people, a one week trip would cost $506.

Is it expensive to backpack in San Pedro La Laguna?

San Pedro La Laguna has a very limited selection of hostels and budget accommodation, so it's not the first place that comes to mind for backpackers looking for social and cheap accommodations. This makes it hard at times to travel here as a backpacker, so you'll have to be resourceful to travel on a tight budget here. Low-cost hotels are always an option, as are guesthouses or couch surfing options. The difficulties in finding budget accommodation are especially tough for solo travelers who might need to pay for the full price of a hotel room on their own. Otherwise, you can save money here by finding free activities, eating at low-cost restaurants or cooking your own food, and using public transportation when available.

How expensive are sightseeing activities in San Pedro La Laguna?

In San Pedro La Laguna, 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 $22 per day on sightseeing and entertainment, which is less than the country's average of $22.

    • Lake Atitlán Motorcycle Adventure: $87
    • Tour of Lake Atitlán and indigenous peoples: $65
    • Indian Nose Peak and Lake Atitlan Sunrise Tour from Panajachel: $118
    • Private Tour of Lake Atitlán by Mototaxi: $50
    • 5-Hour Private Birdwatching Experience in San Juan La Laguna: $50
    • Lake Atitlán, Three Mayan Villages Tour: $150
    • Tour a NGO non profit Vocational Training Center Amigos de Santa Cruz and explore the Mayan village: $33
    • Get fun with an Adventure Tour - Zip Line (Canopy): $51

    Is food expensive in San Pedro La Laguna?

    In San Pedro La Laguna, 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 $11 per day on food, which is less than the country's average of $14.

    • Maya Cooking Class from Panajachel: $50
    • Temazcal sauna and dinner, cultural sharing experience: $44

    Is transportation expensive in San Pedro La Laguna?

    Exploring local transportation in San Pedro La Laguna shows that the price can vary greatly by the type of transportation used. On average, previous travelers have spent $13 per person per day, which is more than the country's average of $9. If you want to save money, use public transit as it's much cheaper than taxis or private drivers.

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