Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Travel Budget - Visit Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on a Budget or Travel in Style


How much does it cost to travel to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?

You should plan to spend around $166 (EC$447) per day on your vacation in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $35 (EC$94) on meals
  • $29 (EC$78) on local transportation
  • $214 (EC$579) on hotels

A one week trip to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines for two people costs, on average, $2,318 (EC$6,263). 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
    $166
    EC$447
  • One Week Per person
    $1,159
    EC$3,132
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    $2,318
    EC$6,263
  • One Month Per person
    $4,966
    EC$13,422
  • One Week For a couple
    $2,318
    EC$6,263
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    $4,635
    EC$12,527
  • One Month For a couple
    $9,933
    EC$26,843
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines cost?

A one week trip to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines usually costs around $1,159 (EC$3,132) for one person and $2,318 (EC$6,263) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on average costs around $2,318 (EC$6,263) for one person and $4,635 (EC$12,527) 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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on average costs around $4,966 (EC$13,422) for one person and $9,933 (EC$26,843) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.




How much do package tours cost in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?

Organized tours are usually more expensive than independent travel, but offer convenience and peace of mind that your trip has been planned by a travel expert.

The average price for an organized tour package in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is $703 per day. While every tour varies by total price, length, number of destinations, and quality, this is the daily average price based on our analysis of available guided tours.



Independent Travel

Traveling Independently 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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines expensive to visit?

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a moderately priced destination to visit. It's about average with most other countries for travel costs. The prices for food, accommodation, and transportation are all fairly reasonable.

Within the Caribbean Islands, which is known to be an expensive region, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is reasonably affordable compared to the other countries. It is in the top 25% of countries in the Caribbean Islands for its affordability. You can find more affordable countries such as Haiti, but there are also more expensive countries, such as Barbados.

For more details, see Is Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?

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


Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) EC$579 ($214)
Local Transportation 1 EC$78 ($29)
Food 2 EC$94 ($35)
Entertainment 1 EC$72 ($27)
Alcohol 2 EC$16 - 47 ($6 - 17)
Accommodation Budget in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is $107 (EC$289). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is $214 (EC$579). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    $107
    EC$289
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    $214
    EC$579

Hotel Prices in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $233. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Local Transportation Budget in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $29 (EC$78) per person, per day, on local transportation in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.


  • Local Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    $29
    EC$78

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What did other people spend on Local Transportation?

Typical prices for Local Transportation in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the Local Transportation prices in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, but your costs will vary based on your travel style and the place where the purchase was made.


  • Bus Ride
    EC$3.00
  • Bus Ride
    EC$3.00


Food Budget in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • While meal prices in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines can vary, the average cost of food in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is $35 (EC$94) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines should cost around $14 (EC$37) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food2 Meals for one day
    $35
    EC$94

What did other people spend on Food?

Typical prices for Food in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the Food prices in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, but your costs will vary based on your travel style and the place where the purchase was made.


  • Orange Coconut
    EC$2.00


Entertainment Budget in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • Entertainment and activities in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines typically cost an average of $27 (EC$72) 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.
    $27
    EC$72

Recommended Activities

What did other people spend on Entertainment?

Typical prices for Entertainment in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the Entertainment prices in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, but your costs will vary based on your travel style and the place where the purchase was made.


  • Tobago Cays Tour
    EC$149
  • Tobago Cays Tour
    EC$149


Alcohol Budget in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average person spends about $11 (EC$31) on alcoholic beverages in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    $11
    EC$31


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines On a Budget
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is an island nation in the Caribbean north of Trinidad and Tobago. It includes 32 islands and cays that offer lush landscapes, impressive waterfalls, and interesting rainforest. Tourism has grown in recent years and is beginning to become an economic drive of the country, but bananas and other agricultural products are still the biggest part of the economy. This island nation remains a lower-middle income country for the region and employment rates are heavily influenced by seasonal variation in both the tourism and agricultural industries. Unemployment in general remains high.

The climate is tropical with little seasonal temperature variation, but there is a rainy season that runs between May and November. The islands are volcanic and mountainous and the highest point is Soufriere Volcano, which is found on St. Vincent. It reaches an elevation of 1,234 meters.

St. Vincent is the largest island with a population of about 116,000. This island is referred to as "the Mainland" because of its size and population. The volcanic nature of the island mean that most of the beaches have black sand. The Grenadines are smaller islands found to the south of St. Vincent.
At A Glance
  • While St. Vincent quite small, it is very mountainous in nature so it can be somewhat challenging to get around. The major roads follow the coastline, so you have to circle the island to make it to the other side. There are publicly available buses, or minivans that can carry you around. They are relatively convenient and easy to take.

  • E.T. Joshua Airport is the largest airport in the country and located right outside of the capital of Kingston. Most flights go to nearby islands such as St. Lucia, Barbados or Saint Kitts, but there is a new international airport under construction that is scheduled to be completed in 2015. E.T. Joshua Airport will close when the international airport opens. This country is visited by few cruise ships despite having several docks that are large enough to accommodate them. Most travelers arriving by boat come by private yacht.

  • Many of the tourists who come to this country choose to stay in a resort. This significantly limits your ability to see the countryside and interact with the local people. If you're looking for a more "real" experience, consider staying at a guesthouse or apartment in Kingstown. This will let you experience some of the island's true culture and give you a taste of what Caribbean life is really like.

  • As an island nation, there are many different dive sites that attract scuba divers or snorkelers. You can see a range of different marine life and beautiful coral reefs. Some species that are often seen include long snout seahorses, blue Creole wrasse and yellow stripped Frence grunts. Visibility is usually good year around.

  • The Carnival, locally called Vincy's Mas, is the major festival of the year. It begins in May but festivities continue on through July. The festival is famous for its street parties such as J'Ouvert and Mardi Gras. This is a great way to experience the music, color and culture of the island. There are street parties, performances, costume parades and more.



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Top Tourist Attractions
The Botanical Gardens: These gardens are located on the outside edge of Kingstown and cover about 20 acres. This is the oldest Botanical Gardens in the Western Hemisphere and it has a wide range of tropical trees and shrubs. The garden has a history of working to conserve rare plant species as well as the endangered St. Vincent Parrot.

Montreal Gardens: These gardens are situated in the mountains above the Mesopotamia Valley. They have very fertile, volcanic soil and are exposed to frequent rainfall. Here you can see exotic flowers, plants and lush green foliage. The temperature is cool and damp and the setting is quite peaceful.

Wallilabou Heritage Park: This is where parts of the film, Pirates of the Caribbean were shot. It is located on the leeward west coast of St. Vincent near Wallilabou Bay. There is a restaurant nearby as well as a visitor center, gazebo, benches, parking and a pedestrian bridge.

Popular Foods
Food in St. Vincent and the Grenadines is usually made with fresh local ingredients. There is a wide variety of produce available on the island so dishes often incorporate these fresh ingredients. Fish is a staple in most dishes as well, as there is no shortage of seafood. Restaurants range in style and price, and there is generally something for everybody. If you're looking for a taste of home, there are also a handful of fast food restaurants, but local food is our recommendation.

Callaloo: This is a common dish throughout the Caribbean, but every country has its own version with unique local ingredients. In St. Vincent it is usually made with a spinach like vegetable and made into a savory pumpkin soup.

Rotis: This dish is available almost anywhere. It's usually just a snack as opposed to a full meal. It includes curried vegetables, potatoes and meat all wrapped in a flour tortilla.

Salt Fish: This is common in many St. Vincent dishes. The fish is often boiled or fried and served with breadfruit. Breadfruit is a local fruit that has a similar flavor to potatoes.

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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.