Is Colonia del Sacramento Expensive?

Is Colonia del Sacramento expensive to visit?

Colonia del Sacramento is a fairly affordable travel destination with an average daily cost of $68. Compared to the rest of South America, it is a moderately priced place to visit. It's ranked in the top 50% of cities in South America for its travel costs, comparable to places like Piriapolis and Asuncion.



Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

How expensive is Colonia del Sacramento?

Travelers spend an average of $68 per day when visiting Colonia del Sacramento (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 Colonia del Sacramento here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Colonia del Sacramento?

Based on the travel expenses of others, a weekend trip to Colonia del Sacramento costs around $204 on average, per person. This includes food, sightseeing, local transportation, accommodation, and nightlife. For two people, a weekend trip costs $407.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Colonia del Sacramento?

Based on our calculations from previous travelers, a one week trip to Colonia del Sacramento will cost around $475 per person. This amount includes sightseeing activities, hotels, restaurants, local transportation, and other travel expenses. For two people, a one week trip would cost $950.

Is it expensive to backpack in Colonia del Sacramento?

With more than 3 hostels around town, Colonia del Sacramento is a fairly popular backpacker destination. Hostels usually cost an average of $20 per night. There's a wide range in prices here, as the cheapest beds cost around $16. The most expensive dorm beds will cost more than $23 at times, too. (See hostel prices in Colonia del Sacramento here.)

Here are a few sample prices from popular hostels in Colonia del Sacramento.

  • $20 for a dorm bed at El Galope Horse Farm
  • $16 for a dorm bed at Hostel & Suites del Rio

Are hotels expensive in Colonia del Sacramento?

Examining hotel prices in Colonia del Sacramento, we can see that they are moderately priced when compared to hotels in other cities. The average cost for a night in a hotel room is approximately $74. The city is equipped with about 1 five-star hotels, boasting an average nightly rate of $194. For travelers aiming for a comfortable yet budget-conscious stay, three-star hotels come in at an average of $83 per night, while two-star hotels offer a more pocket-friendly choice at $42 per night.


Hotels by star rating in Colonia del Sacramento
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
5 stars 1 $194
4 stars 4 $75
3 stars 20 $83
2 stars 5 $42
1 star 3 $54

Rambla Costanera esquina Torres garci­a y Pedro Figari, Colonia Del Sacramento
Overall Rating 9.0
Rivadavia 463, Colonia Del Sacramento
Overall Rating 9.4

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Colonia del Sacramento?

In Colonia del Sacramento, 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 $24 per day on sightseeing and entertainment, which is more than the country's average of $16.

    • Walking tour around Colonia del Sacramento Old Town: $16
    • Wine Lovers - Colonia Wine Experience! : $180
    • Full Day Birdwatching and Nature Tour: $200
    • Colonia del Sacramento City Tour : $58
    • City Tour Colonia del Sacramento - Uruguay: $90
    • Goup Walking Tour - Spanish Only: $18
    • Winery tour with shared transport and tasting included: $38
    • Shared Boat Tour Experience - Colonia del Sacramento: $43

    Is food expensive in Colonia del Sacramento?

    In Colonia del Sacramento, 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 $19 per day on food, which is less than the country's average of $24.

    • Sensory Experience - Blind dinner in Colonia Del Sacramento: $95

    Is transportation expensive in Colonia del Sacramento?

    Local transportation in Colonia del Sacramento can vary in price depending on the type of transit used. Generally, other travelers have spent $17 on local transportation per person per day, which is less than the country's average of $23. 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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