A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Antalya vs. Montevideo for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Antalya or Montevideo?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Should I visit Antalya or Montevideo? This is a common question asked by many travelers. By figuring out which city has activities that align with your interests along with knowing which is more affordable, you'll understand where you can get more bang for your buck. So, let's dive into the details and the data, which all comes from actual travelers.

Where Should I go: Antalya or Montevideo?

Antalya

Antalya is the largest city along Turkey's Mediterranean coast and the eighth largest city in the country with over one million people in the metropolitan area. The city dates back to about 200 BC when it was settled by the Attalid Dynasty of Pergamon and soon conquered by the Romans. The city was ruled by several different groups and most recently was transferred to Italian suzerainty following World War I. It became part of Turkey following the War of Independence. The city has seen an influx of development in recent years and it has grown into a tourism mecca with more than 12 million visitors in 2014.

Montevideo

As the morning sun tinges the calm waters of the Rio de la Plata with a golden hue, the Rambla and its city awakens to life with new adventures for those near and far. From tanning on the luxurious beaches to peering into Uruguayan history at local museums, one can be far from bored while staying in Montevideo. Combining the quaintness of the countryside with the excitement of urban life, this city holds a unique trait that cannot easily be replicated.

For some great organized tour ideas, see Tours for Outdoor and Nature Lovers in Turkey, The Best Anzac Day Tours in Turkey, The Best Cultural Tours in Uruguay, and The Best Adventure Tours to Uruguay.


Which place is cheaper, Montevideo or Antalya?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Antalya is $147, while the average daily cost in Montevideo is $64. 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 destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Antalya and Montevideo in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Antalya $55
    Montevideo $40
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Antalya $110
    Montevideo $80
Compare Hotels in Antalya and Montevideo

Looking for a hotel in Antalya or Montevideo? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Antalya


Hotels in Montevideo


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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Antalya Hotel Prices and Montevideo Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Antalya $110
    Montevideo $7.38

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Antalya

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

  • Antalya Airport (AYT) to Kundu Transfer - Limousine: $295
  • Antalya Airport (AYT) to Beldibi Transfer - Bus/Coach: $295
  • Antalya Airport (AYT) to Kundu Transfer - SUV: $295
  • Antalya Airport (AYT) to Kundu Transfer - Bus/Coach: $295
  • Antalya Airport (AYT) to Kaleici Transfer - Bus/Coach: $295
  • Antalya Airport (AYT) to Antalya City Center Transfer - Limousine: $295
  • Antalya Airport (AYT) to Antalya City Center Transfer - Bus/Coach: $295
  • Antalya Airport (AYT) to Konyaalti Transfer - Bus/Coach: $295
  • Antalya Airport (AYT) to Akdeniz Port Transfer - Premium: $236
  • Antalya Airport (AYT) to Belek Transfer - Premium: $236
  • Antalya Airport (AYT) to Konyaalti Transfer - Supercars: $221
  • Antalya Airport (AYT) to Beldibi Transfer - Comfort: $214

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Montevideo

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

  • Transfer in private vehicle from Montevideo City - Montevideo Airport (MVD): $19
  • Transfer in private vehicle from Montevideo Airport (MVD) -Montevideo City: $19
  • Transfer from Montevideo to Carrasco Airport: $45
  • Private Transfer from or to Carrasco Airport in Montevideo: $120
  • Private Transfer from Punta Del Este Port to Carrasco Airport MVD: $73
  • Private Transfer from Montevideo Port to Carrasco Airport (MVD): $27
  • Private Transfer from Montevideo Port to Carrasco Airport (MVD): $30
  • Private Transfer from Carrasco Airport MVD to Punta Del Este Port: $73
  • Private Transfer from Carrasco Airport (MVD) to Montevideo Port: $30
  • Shared 1-Way or Round Trip MVD Airport Transfer: $35
  • Private 1-Way or Round Trip MVD Airport Transfer: $45
  • Carrasco International Airport (MVD) to Montevideo hotels - Round-Trip Transfer: $100

Is it cheaper to fly into Antalya or Montevideo?

Prices for flights to both Montevideo and Antalya change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.





Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    Antalya $25
    Montevideo $14

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Antalya

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

  • Pamukkalea and Salda Lake Tour with Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner: $40
  • Traditional Turkish Tastes at Antalya Food Tour: $47

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Montevideo

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

  • The best Montevideo Dinner Show. Tango and Candombe. El Milongon.: $85
  • El Milongon Dinner & Show: Candombe, Tango and Folklore: $98

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Antalya $46
    Montevideo $21

Tours and Activities in Antalya

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

  • Full Day Tour in Altınbeşik Cave and Ürünlü : $61
  • Tour of waterfall (unıque): $72
  • 2 Days Cappadocia Tour From Antalya /w Cave Hotel & Balloon Ride: $50
  • 2 Days Cappadocia Tour From Antalya With Cave Hotel Overnight: $60
  • 3 in 1 Rafting Buggy Safari and Zipline Adventure in Antalya: $38
  • 4-Hour Guided Antalya Aquarium Tour : $68
  • 6-Hour Kemer Pirate Boat Tour with Open-Buffet Lunch from Antalya: $27
  • Adrasan & Sulu Island Tour: Antalya's Hidden Gems: $60
  • Adrasan and Sulu Island Tour, Antalya's Hidden Gems: $66
  • Antalya 3 Different Waterfalls and Boat tour : $57
  • Antalya Adventure: Old City Tour: $84
  • Antalya Aquarium and Old Town 8 Hour Tour: $67

Tours and Activities in Montevideo

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Montevideo.

  • Colonia del Sacramento - Regular Tour: $65
  • Audio Guided Tour in Montevideo City for Cruisers: $26
  • Best Private & Personalized Tour of Montevideo: $200
  • Best Private Montevideo Shore Excursion: City Tour. Optional WineTasting Tour.: $165
  • Best Private Tour of Montevideo for Cruise Passengers: $250
  • Best Shared Tour of Montevideo for Cruise Passengers: $120
  • Best Shared Tour of Montevideo for Cruise Passengers : $120
  • Best custom Montevideo Private Tour in Electric SUV! (BMW Option): $130
  • City Tour of Montevideo: $40
  • City Tour, the best option for small groups: $160
  • City tour Montevideo: $27
  • Discover Mix of Sightseeing & City Attractions!: $140

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Antalya $20
    Montevideo -

Sample the Local Flavors in Montevideo

Here are a few nightlife and alcohol tours and activities from local tour providers in Montevideo:

  • Half Day Tour at Pizzorno Winery with Lunch and Wine Tasting: $120
  • Juanico Wine Tour Lunch: $132
  • The best wine tour: $140
  • Wine tour - Lunch & Tasting with Wine Explorers: $198
  • Wine Tasting & Countryside Lunch Experience: $210


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Antalya and Montevideo, we can see that Antalya is more expensive. And not only is Montevideo much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. Since Antalya is in Europe and Montevideo is in South America, this is one of the main reasons why the costs are so different, as different regions of the world tend to have overall different travel costs. So, traveling to Montevideo would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Montevideo and be able to afford a more luxurious travel style by staying in nicer hotels, eating at more expensive restaurants, taking tours, and experiencing more activities. The same level of travel in Antalya would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Antalya than you might in Montevideo.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Antalya Expensive? and Is Montevideo Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, Antalya or Montevideo?

Montevideo has a larger population, and is about 68% larger than the population of Antalya. When comparing the sizes of Antalya and Montevideo, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.


When is the best time to visit Antalya or Montevideo?

Even though both destinations experience a temperate climate with four distinct seasons, they experience these seasons at different times of the year. Montevideo is in the southern hemisphere and summer is in January and winter is in July, but Antalya has summer in [NORTHERNSUMMERMONTH] and winter in [NORTHERNWINTERMONTH].

Should I visit Antalya or Montevideo in the Summer?

The summer attracts plenty of travelers to both Antalya and Montevideo. Many visitors come to Antalya in the summer for the beaches, snorkeling, the hiking, the music scene, and the family-friendly experiences.

Antalya is a little warmer than Montevideo in the summer. The daily temperature in Antalya averages around 28°C (83°F) in July, and Montevideo fluctuates around 24°C (75°F)in January.

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Montevideo this time of the year. In Antalya, it's very sunny this time of the year. Antalya usually receives more sunshine than Montevideo during summer. Antalya gets 376 hours of sunny skies, while Montevideo receives 296 hours of full sun in the summer.

In July, Antalya usually receives less rain than Montevideoin January. Antalya gets 3 mm (0.1 in) of rain, while Montevideo receives 90 mm (3.5 in) of rain each month for the summer.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July and January
    Antalya 28°C (83°F) 
    Montevideo 24°C (75°F)

Should I visit Antalya or Montevideo in the Autumn?

The autumn brings many poeple to Antalya as well as Montevideo. Most visitors come to Antalya for the hiking trails, the shopping scene, the music scene, and the natural beauty of the area during these months.

In the autumn, Antalya is a little warmer than Montevideo. Typically, the autumn temperatures in Antalya in October average around 21°C (69°F), and Montevideo averages at about 17°C (63°F)in April.

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Antalya this time of the year. In the autumn, Antalya often gets more sunshine than Montevideoin April. Antalya gets 251 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Montevideo receives 171 hours of full sun.

It's quite rainy in Montevideo. Antalya usually gets less rain in October than Montevideoin April. Antalya gets 70 mm (2.8 in) of rain, while Montevideo receives 100 mm (3.9 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October and April
    Antalya 21°C (69°F) 
    Montevideo 17°C (63°F)

Should I visit Antalya or Montevideo in the Winter?

Both Montevideo and Antalya are popular destinations to visit in the winter with plenty of activities. The winter months attract visitors to Antalya because of the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine.

In January, Antalya is generally around the same temperature as Montevideoin July. Daily temperatures in Antalya average around 11°C (51°F), and Montevideo fluctuates around 11°C (52°F).

Antalya usually receives more sunshine than Montevideo during winter. Antalya gets 161 hours of sunny skies, while Montevideo receives 135 hours of full sun in the winter.

It's quite rainy in Antalya. In January, Antalya usually receives more rain than Montevideoin July. Antalya gets 239 mm (9.4 in) of rain, while Montevideo receives 70 mm (2.8 in) of rain each month for the winter.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January and July
    Antalya 11°C (51°F) 
    Montevideo 11°C (52°F)

Should I visit Antalya or Montevideo in the Spring?

Both Montevideo and Antalya during the spring are popular places to visit. The beaches and the natural beauty are the main draw to Antalya this time of year.

Antalya is around the same temperature as Montevideo in the spring. The daily temperature in Antalya averages around 16°C (62°F) in April, and Montevideo fluctuates around 17°C (63°F)in October.

In Montevideo, it's very sunny this time of the year. It's quite sunny in Antalya. In the spring, Antalya often gets around the same amount of sunshine as Montevideoin October. Antalya gets 243 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Montevideo receives 248 hours of full sun.

Montevideo gets a good bit of rain this time of year. Antalya usually gets less rain in April than Montevideoin October. Antalya gets 46 mm (1.8 in) of rain, while Montevideo receives 100 mm (3.9 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April and October
    Antalya 16°C (62°F) 
    Montevideo 17°C (63°F)

Typical Weather for Montevideo and Antalya

Antalya Montevideo
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 11°C (51°F) 239 mm (9.4 in) 24°C (75°F) 90 mm (3.5 in)
Feb 11°C (52°F) 196 mm (7.7 in) 23°C (73°F) 80 mm (3.1 in)
Mar 13°C (56°F) 103 mm (4.1 in) 21°C (70°F) 110 mm (4.3 in)
Apr 16°C (62°F) 46 mm (1.8 in) 17°C (63°F) 100 mm (3.9 in)
May 20°C (69°F) 28 mm (1.1 in) 14°C (57°F) 80 mm (3.1 in)
Jun 25°C (77°F) 8 mm (0.3 in) 11°C (52°F) 60 mm (2.4 in)
Jul 28°C (83°F) 3 mm (0.1 in) 11°C (52°F) 70 mm (2.8 in)
Aug 28°C (83°F) 1 mm (0 in) 12°C (54°F) 70 mm (2.8 in)
Sep 25°C (77°F) 11 mm (0.4 in) 14°C (57°F) 70 mm (2.8 in)
Oct 21°C (69°F) 70 mm (2.8 in) 17°C (63°F) 100 mm (3.9 in)
Nov 16°C (61°F) 134 mm (5.3 in) 19°C (66°F) 90 mm (3.5 in)
Dec 12°C (54°F) 227 mm (8.9 in) 22°C (72°F) 100 mm (3.9 in)