A Travel Price Comparison for Spain Fuerteventura Island vs. Almeria for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Fuerteventura Island or Almeria?

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

Which city should you visit? Read on to compare the activities as well as the prices of travel for Fuerteventura Island and Almeria. We'll break down costs for accommodation, food, transportation and more to help you learn more about these two destinations. Then, you can figure out if either of these two places are accessible based on your travel budget, schedule, and interests. So, let's dig into it.

Where Should I go: Fuerteventura Island or Almeria?

Fuerteventura Island

Fuerteventura is a volcanic island, and the second largest of Spain's Canary Islands located off the northern coast of Africa. Roughly translating as "Strong Winds" or "Strong Venture," the island is best known for activities like wind surfing and kite surfing.


Almeria is a city (and province) in the Andalusia region of Spain. It is located in the southeast area of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. Almeria is a charming area rich in history. Though it is not as well known as some more popular cities in the area, such as Granada, Seville, or Malaga, its popularity has increased significantly over the years with the growth of its holiday areas. Almeria has over 62 miles of untamed coastline, something that is hard to find on the Mediterranean, and has outstandingly beautiful landscapes, which stands out even in an area of natural beauty. The spectacular beaches with warm waters of the Mediterranean, abundant historic and cultural sites, and large tourist centers makes Almeria a great travel destination.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best 10-Day Tours in Spain, The Best One Week (7-Day) Tours in Spain, The Best 2-Week Tours in Spain, and The Best 3-Week Tours in Spain.

Which place is cheaper, Almeria or Fuerteventura Island?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Fuerteventura Island is €124, while the average daily cost in Almeria is €99. 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 Fuerteventura Island and Almeria in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Fuerteventura Island 61
    Almeria 44
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Fuerteventura Island 122
    Almeria 88
Compare Hotels in Fuerteventura Island and Almeria

Looking for a hotel in Fuerteventura Island or Almeria? 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 Fuerteventura Island

Hotels in Almeria

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Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Fuerteventura Island 46
    Almeria 20

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Fuerteventura Island

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

  • Fuerteventura Airport Arrival Transfer (Airport to Corralejo Hotels or Address): $147
  • Fuerteventura Airport Departure Transfer (Corralejo Hotels to Airport): $147

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Almeria

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Almeria:

  • Transfers desde Aeropuerto de Almería (LEI) a Vera Playa - 4 pasajeros: $124
  • Private Transfer from Almeria Airport to / from Almeria Spain: $42
  • Almería Private Transfer from the city centre or Cabo de Gata to Almería Airport: $66
  • Almería Private Transfer from Almería Airport to City centre or Cabo de Gata: $66

Is it cheaper to fly into Fuerteventura Island or Almeria?

Prices for flights to both Almeria and Fuerteventura Island 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 Meals for one day
    Fuerteventura Island 33
    Almeria 40

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Fuerteventura Island

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

  • 2-Hour Cooking Activity in Fuerteventura, Spain: $82

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Almeria

Also, here are some specific examples of food and dining related activities in Almeria.

  • Spanish Paella Private Online Cooking Class: $40

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Fuerteventura Island 30
    Almeria 16

Tours and Activities in Fuerteventura Island

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

  • Exclusive experience on RoofTop with panoramic views of Corralejo: $14
  • Glass Bottom Boat Cruise In Puerto Castillo: $19
  • Ferry to Isla de Lobos: round-trip tickets from Corralejo : $20
  • Fuerteventura: Ferry ticket to Lanzarote with wifi: $22
  • Selfguided Ebike tour to Popcorn beach and the northern volcanoes: $40
  • Winery and Chocolate Tasting Experience in Fuerteventura: $43
  • Fuerteventura Cocktail Experience: $43
  • 1.5-Hour Dolphin and Whale Watching Tour: $49
  • Surf Experience in Corralejo: $49
  • Surf Experience in Cotillo: $49
  • Fuerteventura: Cofete Beach and "Villa Winter" VIP Tour: $52
  • Corralejo E-trial Scooter Off Road Tour: $60

Tours and Activities in Almeria

Here are a few actual costs in Almeria for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:

  • Almeria : Private Custom Walking Tour With A Local Guide: $49
  • Almeria like a Local: Customized Private Tour : $52
  • Fort Bravo Entrance Ticket: $25
  • Fort Bravo&Oasys Park Van Round-Trip Ticket from Roquetas de Mar: $32
  • Full-Day Western Theme Park Tour of Mini Hollywood - Oasys: $87
  • Mojacar Safari and Tours ¨ Jeep Jeep ¨: $64
  • Sailing experience along the coast of Cabo de Gata in Almería: $98

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Fuerteventura Island 6.79
    Almeria 4.29

Sample the Local Flavors in Almeria

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

  • Almería Wine tour and tasting in English in Bio Winery: $24
  • Almería Visit to Eco Winery Cortijo El Cura and wine tasting: $24
  • Almería Wine tour, tasting in Bio Winery and aperitif in English: $33
  • Almería Wine tour, tasting in Bio Winery and aperitif in Spanish: $33

When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Fuerteventura Island and Almeria, we can see that Fuerteventura Island is more expensive. And not only is Almeria much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Almeria would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Almeria 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 Fuerteventura Island would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Fuerteventura Island than you might in Almeria.

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