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

Should you visit Los Cristianos or Oviedo?

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 Oviedo. 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 Oviedo?

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.

Oviedo

Oviedo is the capital city of the Asturias Principality in Northern Spain. It is a city of churches and cathedrals with many of its buildings designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Its old town, or Casco Antiguo, is the most historic part of Oviedo, where many of the UNESCO sites are situated.

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 Bicycle Tours in Spain.


Which place is cheaper, Oviedo 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 Oviedo is €106. 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 Oviedo in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Los Cristianos 57
    Oviedo 53
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Los Cristianos 114
    Oviedo 106
Compare Hotels in Los Cristianos and Oviedo

Looking for a hotel in Los Cristianos or Oviedo? 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 Oviedo


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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 and Oviedo Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Los Cristianos 49
    Oviedo 20

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Oviedo

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

  • Private Transfer from Asturias Airport to Oviedo and Gijón: $72
  • Private Transfer from Asturias Airport (OVD) to Gijon Cruise Port: $40

Is it cheaper to fly into Los Cristianos or Oviedo?

Prices for flights to both Oviedo 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
  • Food Meals for one day
    Los Cristianos 38
    Oviedo 38

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Los Cristianos 23
    Oviedo 19

Tours and Activities in Oviedo

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

  • 2-Hour Private Tour of Oviedo: $80
  • Direct Tour to Covadonga Lakes Picos de Europa from Oviedo: $96
  • Guided Tour of the Cathedral of Oviedo: $12
  • Guided tour of Oviedo: $11
  • OVIEDO SCARY! Legends and Mysteries Tour: $11
  • Oviedo Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self Guided Private Tour: $9.14

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Los Cristianos 7.14
    Oviedo 16


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

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 Oviedo Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, Los Cristianos or Oviedo?

Oviedo has a larger population, and is about 9190 times larger than the population of Los Cristianos. When comparing the sizes of Los Cristianos and Oviedo, 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.