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How much does it cost to explore St Lucia?

Paul RYKENFirst Published: Last Updated: Afford your trip, St Lucia

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Have you ever wondered whether you could afford to visit the Caribbean? Below is our financial spend on our journey around St Lucia in May 2017. Check out what we did during the eleven days we explored St Lucia.


  • The costs are based upon a couple travelling together.
  • We did not travel as part of an organised tour but as individual travelers.
  • Not considered is the entry or exit transport into/out of the country.

Where We Travelled

Map of St Lucia and the destinations we explored
Map of St Lucia and the destinations we explored

St Lucia has been for us the least expensive destination in the Caribbean to date. Unlike previous Caribbean countries, we didn’t hire a car to tour the island, instead relying on public transport options and walking. Accommodation costs, however, were at the higher end.

Travel Costs Summary Table

CategoriesUSD per person per day
Government Costs$1.132%
Total USD per person per day$47.21

Other Cost Summaries and Budgets

NameWebsiteDaily Amount Per Person - USDComments
Budget Your$71.00Travel Style: Budget (cheap)
Lonely$111.00Travel Style: Budget (up to)

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Other web sites such as Numbeo and Price Of Travel do not show consolidated daily averages but break it down by the various items (eg bread, milk, etc).

Have you visited St Lucia? How much did it cost to visit and explore this island nation?

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How much does it cost to explore St Lucia?
How much does it cost to explore St Lucia?
How much does it cost to explore St Lucia?