Macau, Macao Travel Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

Macau was a Portuguese territory for a long time until its recent turnover to China, and it still acts independently in many ways, similarly to nearby Hong Kong. It’s now known mostly as the gambling capital of the world, and a major destination for Hong Kong and China locals.

Why Visit Macau

Macau Facts

Population 550,000
Area 550,000
Timezone UTC+8
Currency Macau pataca
Airports Macau International Airport (MFM)

Where to eat and drink in Macau

Budget breakfastEat like the locals and you'll be filled up for cheap.$3.07 - $5.12
Budget lunchThe small restaurants in the city can offer great deals, and big casinos have inexpensive food courts.$4.61 - $7.68
Budget dinnerYou can eat for as much or little as you want in Macau, and budget options are available even at some sit-down places.$6.40 - $10.24
Beer (.33l bottle)The local lager can be cheap in many restaurants and pubs. Imports will be more.$1.28 - $2.56
Portuguese wine (glass)This table-style wine is widely available and cheap in Macau.$2.56 - $3.84
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When to visit Macau

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)

Macau Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:29am6:37pm
21 Jun5:43am7:12pm
21 Sep6:14am6:24pm
21 Dec7:00am5:47pm

Where to stay in Macau

Macau Hotel Seasons

Macau Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar13.00 - 32.00
starstarstarstarstar86.00 - 110.00
starstarstarstarstar92.00 - 161.00
starstarstarstarstar108.00 - 274.00
starstarstarstarstar160.00 - 354.00
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Macau Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed14.00 - 17.00

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