Is Lloret de Mar expensive? How much is it for a holiday in Lloret de Mar? We use to hear this kind of questions. That's why in this article we want to answer that! In short: Lloret de Mar is actually not expensive at all. It's cheap! It is not expensive to live and it is not expensive to go on vacation.
It is not expensive to go there. It is not expensive to stay and it is not expensive to eat and drink.
Go to Lloret de Mar, it is actually cheap!
Let's talk about how to get to Lloret de Mar. There are several options from the United Kingdom.
By car to Lloret
This is the most independent option (after walking): go with your own car to Lloret.
That can be really cheap, especially if you are in a car with several people and you all want to go to Lloret de Mar. Share costs is always a good option. You have to take into account toll roads (otherwise it will take a lot longer) and fuel. You will spend approximately 450 Euro per trip, so 900 Euro for the total trip. Shared by 4 people that is only 225 Euro per person.
How long is the drive to Lloret de Mar?
With some short stops to refuel it is about 16 hours from London to Lloret de Mar. Look for more info about Lloret de Mar By car.
Bus trips to Lloret de Mar.
You can also get to Lloret de Mar by bus. For bus travelers there are many bus organizations (such as Solmar Tours) that offer bus trips to Lloret de Mar. It is a bus trip, with stops, of about 24 hours (nice and long sitting) There are often several boarding places in the UK and trips to Spain including Lloret de Mar. Tens of thousands of people come to Lloret de Mar by bus every year. You will be in Lloret de Mar for around € 100 per person
Fly to Lloret de Mar?
you can also fly to Lloret de Mar. (more info here). Well, not to Lloret directly because it does not have its own airport, but to nearby airports. The nearest airport is Girona Airport. It is flown from the UK by, among others, Transavia and Ryanair. These are low cost airlines. Girona airport is 38 km (or half an hour) drive from Lloret de Mar.
If you fly to Barcelona, it will probably be with Vueling (also cheap tickets) or with Brittish Airways from London to Barcelona.
How long is the flight to Lloret de Mar?
Girona and Barcelona are about 2 hours and 30 minutes by plane from the UK (Gatwick, Heathrow, Lutton).
Then, you can take public transport to Lloret de Mar. It's a good idea to take the train that leaves from Sants station in Barcelona and follows a very nice route along the coast until Blanes. From Blanes station you can take a taxi to Lloret de Mar.
Not the easiest route, but very beautiful.
Of course you can take directly a taxi to Lloret de Mar from Girona Airport (about € 50) or from Barcelona (about € 135). Taxi is the more expensive option.
The cheapest is by bus. You can easily take the bus that is already very cheap or take your own car that is also nice and cheap.
Stay in Lloret de Mar is Cheap
When you're in Lloret de Mar, you don't have to spend that much money to sleep in a residence. You can hire a cheap apartment or hotelroom .There are really thousands of hotel rooms and apartments. It's usual that a bus trip also offer an 'all-in' option. Then the hotel room is already included in the price. But there is not too much choice.
Another option is a holiday house or villa in Lloret de Mar. (yes really!) Renting an accommodation can also be a really cheap solution. Especially if you sleep with several people, you can share the costs together. With multiple people, the cost per night per person is mostly even lower than a stay at a campsite. If you come off season too it is even cheaper! Why would you stay in a hotel then? There are also villas within walking distance from the center. Privacy, private pool ......... Unbelievable! Isn't it?
Villa or a holiday home Rental in Lloret de Mar? First, have a look here!
Do you also want a discount? Then look here for a Club Villamar Discount Code!
Cheap food and drinks
You don't have to spend a lot of money in Lloret de Mar for food and drinks. Of course it is possible, but it is absolutely not necessary. There are many cheap restaurants where you can eat well for a good price.
Insider tip: Take a lunch menu on the terrace of the restaurant Xaloc. Good quality for a very good price.
It is very normal in Spain (so also in Lloret de Mar) to have a warm lunch in the afternoon… .. and then have a Siesta. For a three course menu (starter, main course and dessert), drink included, the price is only € 10. And in the evening you can just eat something light like a baguette. In the popular places of Lloret de Mar you can also buy food everywhere: sandwiches, pizza slices (2.50 Euro), everything is offered at a low price. You don't have to search long. Really: ... Are you not going to cook today?!? Grab, eat… enjoy!
Actually, we can say that Lloret de Mar is a very good option for people who want to travel on a budget or cheaply. So you don't have to bring a lot of money with you when you go to Lloret. And let's be honest: the beach, the sea, the friendly people ……. that's all free once you are there!
… .. are a lot cheaper than on the French coastal towns. The water sports activities are about € 50 for your jet boat and € 30 for parasailing. But there are also much cheaper options: For example, the children can be taken to Gnomo Park, Marineland or Waterworld. Waterworld is a very large Water Park in Lloret de Mar. Snorkeling and Stand Up Paddle are also popular and not expensive.
Most of the Things to do in Lloret de Mar. are not expensive or even free!
The cheapest thing to do in Lloret de Mar is probably hiking. That can also be a lot of fun. There are beautiful coastal routes available to walk for hours. Also a day at the beach does not have to cost much (look here for the most beautiful beaches of Lloret). And of course strolling over the boulevard!
Is the nightlife in Lloret de Mar cheap?
You may think that Discos in Lloret de Mar. is expensive, but that is also not too bad! Prices for Entrance of the discotheques are very easy to do and the price of alcohol is really very low. You can just get another one buy a beer for one (1) Euro or a glass of wine for only € 2. Of course, you shouldn't order cocktails if you want to have an affordable evening. So you can have a very pleasant evening with few Euros in your pocket.
Conclusion: Lloret de Mar Is Not Expensive!
As you can read, you don't have to be a Millionaire to live like a Millionaire in Lloret de Mar. A wonderful holiday (look for 21 Tips for your Holiday in Lloret de Mar) and everything your heart desires (even the shopping or to the local market) does not have to be expensive at all. We look forward to seeing you in Lloret de Mar.
Frequently Asked Questions:
How warm is it in Lloret de Mar?
Lloret de Mar has a Mediterranean sea climate. This ensures that it is nice and warm in the summer (average 29 to 30 degrees in July and August) and also wonderful and pleasant temperatures in the winter. It never snows.
How big is Lloret de Mar?
Lloret de Mar has about 40,000 inhabitants. In summer it is a lot busier than in winter, among other things because of the tourists and therefore employment.
Is Lloret de Mar safe?
It is generally very safe in Lloret de Mar. Of course, many people come to Lloret to celebrate and drink alcohol, but the police are always close by. The municipality of Lloret takes the safety of the guests very seriously.
What are the most popular villas in Lloret de Mar?
The most popular (most rented) villas in Lloret de Mar on the Spanish Costa Brava, are the beautiful villas Leyla and Romana. These villas with sea view and private pool remain top of the Club Villamar range.