A Travel Price Comparison for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons Adeje vs. Playa del Ingles

Should you visit Adeje or Playa del Ingles?

Should I visit Adeje or Playa del Ingles? This is a common question asked by many travelers. By figuring out which city is more affordable, you'll understand where you can get more bang for your buck. So, let's dive into the data, which all comes from actual travelers.

Adeje

If you're looking for a luxurious winter getaway - the kind of place where tourists are top of mind - then you'll likely find yourself on Tenerife's coastal region. Located on the northern section of this strip is the city of Costa Adeje. Here you'll find hotels, bars, cafes and restaurants all ready to cater to every tourists wishes. It's the kind of getaway you always thought was reserved for the rich and famous. Now you can enjoy sitting in a beachy lap of luxury.

Playa del Ingles

Translating to "Englishman's Beach," Playa del Ingles is a sea resort located on the south coast of the Gran Canaria island of Spain's Canary Islands. Since the 1960s it has been built up to accommodate tourists from around the world, especially from Europe. Some of the most popular attractions include an abundance of bars and clubs as well as beachside activities like swimming, surfing, scuba, and snorkeling.

Which city is cheaper, Playa del Ingles or Adeje?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Adeje is €139, while the average daily cost in Playa del Ingles is €144. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each city. Below is a breakdown of travel costs for Adeje and Playa del Ingles in more detail.



Accommodation

An average hotel room with basic furnishings costs about €138 in Adeje For the most convenient locations and nicer amenities you can expect to pay a bit more.

The prices for places to stay in Playa del Ingles can vary by date, location, and type. Generally, the average cost for accommodation per person is €74, while a typical double-occupancy hotel room for two people will cost around €148.


  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Adeje 69
    Playa del Ingles 74
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Adeje 138
    Playa del Ingles 148

Food

The average traveler spends about €40 per day in Adeje for food, but obviously this is dependent on the type of restaurant and the amount of food ordered. To save money you can grab a lighter lunch or dinner, or you can try fast food or street food.

The price of a meal in Playa del Ingles can vary widely. However, the average price for food per day is €39 per person, and a typical meal will cost around €16 based on the spending of previous visitors. Less expensive dining options can be found by eating street food or at fast food restaurants.


  • Food Meals for one day
    Adeje 40
    Playa del Ingles 39

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Adeje

For Adeje, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Romantic Wine Tasting with a selection of Tapas for Dinner: $108

Local Transportation

Public transportation tends to be much less expensive in Adeje than paying for a taxi or private car service, as is expected. Typically, people spend €51 on transportation in Adeje on average per day.

To get around in Playa del Ingles, the average visitor spends €49 per day, per person. This includes the costs of taxi rides and private drivers as well as public transportation, which tends to be much more affordable.


  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Adeje 51
    Playa del Ingles 49

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Adeje

Also for Adeje, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Tenerife South Airport Departure Transfer (Playa de las américas to Airport): $45

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Playa del Ingles

Also for Playa del Ingles, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Transfer Service from or to the Airport of Gran Canaria: $58
  • Gran Canaria: Small Group Day Tour with Lunch and Transfers: $69
  • Gran Canaria Airport Departure Transfer (Playa del inglés Hotels to LPA Airport): $49

Entertainment

Sightseeing expenses in Adeje, including the cost of admission tickets for day tours, museums, and attractions, usually cost an average of €15 per day, per person.

In Playa del Ingles, the costs for things to do, activities, admission tickets, and other sightseeing expenses are on average €27 per person, per day.


  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Adeje 15
    Playa del Ingles 27

Tours and Activities in Adeje

For Adeje, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • 3.5-Hour Teide Trike Tour: $241
  • Double Jet Ski Safari 2.5 Hour Guided Tour of Tenerife: $224
  • East Coast Road Bike & Ebike Tour: $81
  • Masca Road Bike & Ebike Tour: $81
  • Most Famous Catamaran in Tenerife Island (2 hours and 3 hours tours): $35
  • Paragliding Epic Experience in Tenerife with the Spanish Champion Team: $149
  • Private 6-Hour Cliffs of the Giants & Whale Watching Experience: $683
  • Teide Cafe Road Bike & Ebike Tour: $81
  • Teide East Special Road Bike & Ebike Tour: $81
  • Teide Express Morning Road Bike & Ebike Tour: $81
  • Teide South Road Bike & Ebike Tour: $81
  • Teide West Road Bike & Ebike Tour: $81

Tours and Activities in Playa del Ingles

For Playa del Ingles, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • 1-day Tour in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: $34
  • Gran Canaria Gran Tour: $45
  • Gran Canaria Historic Tour: $50
  • Gran Canaria MAXXX! Groups up to 5 people. Best rated tour with all highlights!: $81
  • Grand Tour in Gran Canaria: $42
  • Jeep Tour in Gran Canaria with Optional Camel Ride: $68
  • Las Palmas tour: $34
  • Panorama VIP Tour in Gran Canaria: $88
  • Private Buggy Tour in Gran Canaria: $123
  • Private Tour of Las Palmas with driver/guide with Hotel/Cruise Port pick-up: $231
  • Ticket to Poema del Mar Aquarium and Visit to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria City: $79
  • Tour to Tradicional Local markets in Gran Canaria: $41

Alcohol

Typically, people visiting Adeje spend on average €6.57 on alcoholic beverages per person, per day.

Typically, people visiting Playa del Ingles spend on average €6.29 on alcoholic beverages per person, per day.


  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Adeje 6.57
    Playa del Ingles 6.29

Sample the Local Flavors in Adeje

Also in Adeje, these are the prices for nightlife and alcohol related activities from various tour providers:

  • Private Wine Tasting Experience in Tenerife: $34
  • Professional Wine Tasting in Tenerife: $336


When comparing the travel costs between Adeje and Playa del Ingles, we can see that Playa del Ingles is more expensive. However, the two cities are actually relatively comparable in price, as the difference is somewhat minimal. Generally, this means that you could travel with generally the same travel style and level of luxury in each place. Since both cities are in Europe, it's no surprise that their costs are relatively close, as many destinations here have somewhat similar travel prices overall.

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