A Travel Price Comparison for Spain Los Cristianos vs. Lanzarote for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Los Cristianos or Lanzarote?

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 Los Cristianos and Lanzarote. 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: Los Cristianos or Lanzarote?

Los Cristianos

Picture your ultimate beach vacation. It probably consists of sand, sun and the most pristine resorts to pamper and spoil you. You've just dreamed up a place that actually exists - Los Cristianos. Located in the south of the Canary Island of Tenerife, Los Cristianos is one of the most popular tourist centers in this area, and for good reason. This area knows how to treat vacationers. The sea is a way of life in this area of the world, and that's apparent everywhere you look. Harbor tours, fishing trips and dolphin watching excursions are being advertised everywhere you look - all ready to give you the Los Cristianos experience.


Lanzarote is one of Spain's Canary Islands, located off the northwestern coast of Africa. Some of its most popular features include the volcanic landscape of Timanfaya National Park, the underground caverns of Cueva de los Verdes, as well as the resort towns of Costa Teguise, Puerto del Carmen, and Playa Blanca.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best Contiki Tours to Spain, The Best G Adventures Tours to Spain, The Best 3-Day Tours from Madrid, and The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Madrid.

Which place is cheaper, Lanzarote or Los Cristianos?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Los Cristianos is €125, while the average daily cost in Lanzarote is €161. 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 Los Cristianos and Lanzarote in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Los Cristianos 57
    Lanzarote 95
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Los Cristianos 114
    Lanzarote 190
Compare Hotels in Los Cristianos and Lanzarote

Looking for a hotel in Los Cristianos or Lanzarote? 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 Los Cristianos

Hotels in Lanzarote

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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: Los Cristianos Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Los Cristianos 49
    Lanzarote 40

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Lanzarote

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

  • Roundtrip Ferry Transfer to La Graciosa with Free Wifi: $31
  • Private Transfer from Lanzarote Airport (ACE) to Arrecife Port: $29
  • Private Transfer from Arrecife Port to Lanzarote Airport (ACE): $29
  • Puerto del Carmen & Puerto Calero Boat Transfer: $12
  • Guided Volcano Hike with Transfers: $46
  • Dolphin-Watching Sunset Cruise with Transfers: $53
  • Lanzarote Airport Departure Transfer (Playa Blanca Hotels to Lanzarote Airport): $118
  • La Graciosa at your leisure (bus transfer and return ferry ticket): $43
  • From Round-Trip Ferry Transfer to Fuerteventura: $49

Is it cheaper to fly into Los Cristianos or Lanzarote?

Prices for flights to both Lanzarote and Los Cristianos 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
    Los Cristianos 38
    Lanzarote 42

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Lanzarote

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

  • Puerto del Carmen: Music Hall Tavern Comedy Drag Dinner Show: $53
  • Music Hall Tavern - MHT Comedy Drag Dinner Show: $54

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Los Cristianos 23
    Lanzarote 17

Tours and Activities in Lanzarote

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

  • 2 Hours Guided Snorkeling Tour in Playa Chica: $43
  • 2-Hour Surfing Experience for Beginners in Famara: $55
  • 2-hour Buggy Tour from Costa Teguise: $144
  • 2.5-hour Lanzarote Sunset Cruise from Marina Puerto del Carmen: $55
  • 2h Buggy Tour guided by the north of Lanzarote: $144
  • 2hrs Dolphins Sunset Sailing Cruise With Drink: $54
  • 3 Hour Amazing Automatic Can Am Buggy Tour of Beautiful Lanzarote: $189
  • 3 Hour Buggy Adventure (Manual Transmission) in Lanzarote : $155
  • 3-Hour Walking Tour in Los Volcanes Nature Reserve: $57
  • 4-seater Mixed 3h Guided Buggy Volcano Tour in Lanzarote: $277
  • Aqualava Waterpark Lanzarote Entrance Ticket: $28
  • Aquapark Costa Teguise Entrance Ticket: $29

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Los Cristianos 7.14
    Lanzarote 9.29

Sample the Local Flavors in Lanzarote

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

  • Wine tour discovering the origins of vineyards in Lanzarote: $38
  • Wine Tasting Tour at El Grifo Bodega: $54
  • Half Day Timanfaya Volcanic Tour with Wine Tasting: $62

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

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