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Mandeville, Parish of Manchester, Jamaica

How much does it cost to travel to Mandeville?

You should plan to spend around $80 (J$12,457) per day on your vacation in Mandeville. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $24 (J$3,779) on meals
  • $31 (J$4,857) on local transportation
  • $76 (J$11,857) on hotels

A one week trip to Mandeville for two people costs, on average, $1,115 (J$174,405). 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
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  • 2 Weeks Per person
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  • One Week For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Mandeville cost?

A one week trip to Mandeville usually costs around $558 (J$87,202) for one person and $1,115 (J$174,405) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Mandeville on average costs around $1,115 (J$174,405) for one person and $2,231 (J$348,809) 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 Mandeville will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Mandeville on average costs around $2,390 (J$373,724) for one person and $4,781 (J$747,448) 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 Mandeville 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 Mandeville expensive to visit?

Mandeville is a reasonably affordable place to visit. Located in Jamaica, which is a moderately priced country, visitors will appreciate the relatively low cost of this destination. It is in the top 10% of cities in the country for its affordability. If you're traveling on a budget, then this is a good destination with affordable accommodation, food, and transportation.

Within the Caribbean Islands, which is known to be an expensive region, Mandeville is a very affordable destination compared to other places. It is in the top 10% of cities in the Caribbean Islands for its affordability. Very few cities in the region are as affordable as Mandeville.

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

How much money do I need for a trip to Mandeville?

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

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) J$11,857 ($76)
Local Transportation 1 J$4,857 ($31)
Food 2 J$3,779 ($24)
Entertainment 1 J$1,286 ($8)
Alcohol 2 J$504 - 1,511 ($3 - 10)
Accommodation Budget in Mandeville
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Mandeville is $38 (J$5,929). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Mandeville is $76 (J$11,857). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Mandeville

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Mandeville based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $90. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Mandeville
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Mandeville is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $31 (J$4,857) per person, per day, on local transportation in Mandeville.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

Flights to Mandeville
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Rental Cars in Mandeville
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Food Budget in Mandeville
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Mandeville can vary, the average cost of food in Mandeville is $24 (J$3,779) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Mandeville should cost around $9.67 (J$1,511) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Mandeville is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in Mandeville
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  • Entertainment and activities in Mandeville typically cost an average of $8.22 (J$1,286) 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.

Alcohol Budget in Mandeville
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  • The average person spends about $6.44 (J$1,007) on alcoholic beverages in Mandeville per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Mandeville On a Budget
Mandeville is a small, quiet town in the mountains of Jamaica with a population of about 50,000. The town is situated on a plateau west of Kingston. It is the largest town in the parish of Manchester and the fifth largest urban center in the country.
A great historical site in Mandeville is called Marshall's Pen Great House. It was a house that was inhabited by Taino people and was built around 1795. At that time, the house belonged to the first British Provost General of Jamaica. Since then it has served as a coffee plantation as well as a cattle-breeding property. Not only is the house a beautiful sight, you can also visit the property for superb bird watching experiences, where at least 100 species have been spotted.

In the town center is the Mandeville Square, which resembles an English style courtyard. On one side of the square is the courthouse, which was built by the slaves in 1817. There is also a market in the square that is great to visit if you are looking to buy gifts or fresh produce. The Gothic-style St. Mark's Anglican Church, established in 1820, is in the square as well and still serves as the main church in the parish of Manchester.

The Huntington Summit mansion is about three kilometers from the center of the town. It is an octagonal home and is absolutely extravagant, especially compared to most of the other homes you will see in the area. It is owned by the millionaire, Cecil Charlton who was the mayor of the town during the 1970's and 1980's.
There are many suburbs surrounding Mandeville like Clover, Walktham, Brumalia, Newport, Ingleside, and many more. These areas are essentially local areas which don't attract many tourists. Northern Caribbean University is located in Mandeville and is a private liberal arts institution.

Golfing is always a great, leisurely activity while vacationing in the Caribbean. The Manchester Country Club has the oldest course in the whole Caribbean and is located in the hills of Mandeville. There are many breathtaking views all throughout the course, and you can also play tennis or squash at the club.

Explore the southern coast of Jamaica, which is near Mandeville. The Black River Safari is a 10-mile journey along the river with complimentary drinks, wild life, exotic flowers and birds, and stories that can only be told by the locals who drive the boat. After the boat ride, you can sample some Jamaican Rum and have a Jamaican style lunch.

Visit Apple Valley Park, where there are acres of grass, rivers, and forests that surround a historic plantation house. This area is perfect for fishing, camping, hiking, and horseback riding. Visit Treasure Bay for a day at the beach, which is located just outside of Mandeville. This beach is not usually crowded and is known for it's excellent swimming and snorkeling. You can also climb a nearby cliff for breathtaking views. The cliff is actually the site of a tragic death where two lovers plummeted themselves off the cliff to escape being captured as slaves.
Food and Dining
Mandeville has many 'hole in the wall' places that serve great national and international food. Going out for a high-end meal is probably not something that is easy to do in Mandeville, but that doesn't mean there isn't great food there! The New Den is a restaurant that is in the old home of a colonial family that specializes in fish and chips and barbecue chicken. You can also order a platter type meal where you can try several different types of meat, but make sure you are especially hungry if you order this, as it's extremely large! Little Ochie is another seafood joint in Mandeville that serves traditionally prepared Jamaican seafood. For coffee lovers, make sure to take a trip out to Williamsfield (just east of Mandeville) to the High Mountain Coffee Factory and see the farms and plantations that produce the legendary coffee.

You can easily find airport transfers from both the airport in Montego Bay and in Kingston. Jamaica Customized Vacation and Tours is a great company that can take you from the airport to Mandeville. The bus costs about $40 and the services run 24 hours every day. Taxis are another way to get around Mandeville, just make sure that you take a PPV red plated car. Buses run between the cities as well, and they operate out of the transportation centers.


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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.