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

Should you visit Granada or Fuerteventura Island?

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

Should I visit Granada or Fuerteventura Island? 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: Granada or Fuerteventura Island?


Granada is a city of southern Spain located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the autonomous community of Andalucia. Perhaps the most notable feature of the city is its medieval architecture that dates to the Moorish occupation of Spain. Each example stands from another time and place, strong fortresses and castles against the backdrop of lumbering mountains. Yet they are surrounded by a city thriving with modern day quirks. From castles and fortresses to bars, restaurants, and cafes, Granada is a unique setting for an otherworldly getaway.

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.

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Which place is cheaper, Fuerteventura Island or Granada?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Granada is €123, while the average daily cost in Fuerteventura Island is €124. 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 Granada and Fuerteventura Island in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Granada 59
    Fuerteventura Island 61
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Granada 118
    Fuerteventura Island 122
Compare Hotels in Granada and Fuerteventura Island

Looking for a hotel in Granada or Fuerteventura Island? 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 Granada

Hotels in Fuerteventura Island

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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: Granada Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Granada 22
    Fuerteventura Island 46
Typical Local Transportation Prices in Granada

Some typical examples of transportation costs in Granada are as follows:

  • 7 Trip Bus Pass

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Granada

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

  • Private Transfer from Salobreña to Malaga (AGP) airport: $188
  • Private Transfer from Motril to Malaga (AGP) airport : $213
  • Private Transfer from Granada Airport(GRX) to Granada City Center: $31
  • Private Transfer Granada to Granada Train Station by Luxury van: $77
  • Private Transfer Granada City to Granada Airport GRX by Sedan: $62
  • One-Way Private Transfer From/To Granada Airport: $51
  • Private Transfer IN or OUT in Upscale Vehicle with Professional Driver: $134
  • Granada to Seville Airport (SVQ) - Departure Private Transfer: $122
  • Granada to Malaga Airport Private Transfer: $233
  • Granada to Cordoba Private Transfer: $270
  • Granada airport private arrival transfer, Mercedes Sedan: $144
  • Granada Private Transfer from the city centre to Granada Airport: $55

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Fuerteventura Island

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

  • Fuerteventura Airport Departure Transfer (Corralejo Hotels to Airport): $149

Is it cheaper to fly into Granada or Fuerteventura Island?

Prices for flights to both Fuerteventura Island and Granada 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
    Granada 37
    Fuerteventura Island 33
Typical Food Prices in Granada

For Granada, here are some examples of average food and meal prices for travelers:

  • Sangria
  • Sandwich to go
  • Bocadillo & Drink

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: $83

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Granada 28
    Fuerteventura Island 30

Tours and Activities in Granada

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

  • 2-Hour Guided Tour of Alhambra Gardens and Alcazaba in Granada: $50
  • 2-Hour PREMIUM Tour Visiting the Alhambra and Generalife: $188
  • 4 neighborhoods 4 cultures. Half day private tour in Granada: $144
  • Albaicín & Sacromonte Walking Tour: $18
  • Albaicín and Sacromonte Walking Tour and Flamenco Show: $36
  • Albaicín and Sacromonte sunset tour: $24
  • Albaicin & Sacramonte Electric Bike Tour in Granada : $39
  • Albaicin and Sacromonte Private Tour : $94
  • Albayzin Express Electric Bike Tour with Play Granada: $39
  • Albayzin Express Segway Tour with Play Granada: $28
  • Albayzin and Sacromonte Guided Walking Tour in Granada: $16
  • Alhambra & Generalife Skip the Line Premium Tour including Nasrid Palaces: $65

Tours and Activities in Fuerteventura Island

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

  • Guided E-bike tour - easy level - 35km: $61
  • Lobos Island Half-Day Sailing Tour with Lunch: $83
  • 1.5-Hour Dolphin and Whale Watching Tour: $50
  • 2,5-hour Segway Tour around Caleta de Fuste in Fuerteventura: $89
  • 3-Hour Small-Group Sailing Tour around the Lobos Island: $64
  • 4-Hour Sailing Tour of Lobos Island from Fuerteventura: $72
  • 4x4 Jeep Safari Tour in Cofete Beach and Villa Winter: $74
  • Betancuria Active Hiking Tour: $83
  • Catamaran Half-Day Cruise from Caleta de Fuste: $73
  • Culinary discovery tour through Puerto Rosario: $83
  • E-bike guided tour over the North - easy level - 35 km: $61
  • Explore Fuerteventura on sightseeing the highlights of our island: $72

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Granada 24
    Fuerteventura Island 6.79

Sample the Local Flavors in Granada

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Granada:

  • Granada Tapas and wine tour!: $72
  • Granada Traditional Tapas and Wine Tour - by Oh My Good Guide!: $78
  • BEST OF Flamenco, Tapas and Wine Tour: $102

When comparing the travel costs between Granada and Fuerteventura Island, we can see that Fuerteventura Island 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.

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