Travel Budget for Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Canary Islands, Spain

How much does it cost to travel to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria?

How much money will you need for your trip to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria? You should plan to spend around €105 ($125) per day on your vacation in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, €27 ($33) on meals for one day and €39 ($47) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria for a couple is €110 ($130). So, a trip to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria for two people for one week costs on average €1,471 ($1,751). All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

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  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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A vacation to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria for one week usually costs around €735 for one person. So, a trip to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria for two people costs around €1,471 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs €2,942 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

How expensive is Las Palmas de Gran Canaria?

How much does a trip to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria cost? Is Las Palmas de Gran Canaria expensive? The average Las Palmas de Gran Canaria trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Las Palmas de Gran Canaria prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

While meal prices in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria can vary, the average cost of food in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is €27 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria should cost around €11 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

The cost of a taxi ride in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent €39 per person, per day, on local transportation in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
  • Food2 Meals for one day
  • Local Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
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Typical tour prices for Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

How much do tours to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria cost? Multi-day tours can often be an effecient way to see the highlights of a country or region.

  • Contiki Tours for 18-35 year olds
    14 days
    $ 1800
  • Trafalgar Award-winning tours
    9 days
    $ 1225
  • Intrepid Small group tours for everyone
    8 days
    $ 985
  • G Adventures Adventure and cultural tours
    7 days
    $ 1120
Flights to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain
Las Palmas is the largest city on Gran Canaria, and one of the capitals of the Canary Islands. It is located in the northeast of the island with plenty to see and do from ocean-side activities on the beach to sightseeing, shopping, museums, culture, and architecture.
Playa de Las Canteras is the beach of Las Palmas. Almost 4 kilometers in length, it is considered to be one of the best urban beaches in the world. With a barrier reef the surf is quite safe, and there are a number of things to do along the promenade. To the east of the beach is the bustling district of Santa Catalina, where the shopping hub is located as well as the Parque Santa Catalina. The park is more of a square dotted with palm trees and flowerbeds, and features a lively night scene with restaurants, bars, clubs and discos.

As far as landmarks go, the Catedral de Santa Ana can be seen from just about anywhere in the city. Its architecture exhibits centuries of history, and visitors can climb to the top for views of Las Palmas below. Other sights include a number of museums dedicated to the history and culture of the city. One of these includes an old mansion behind the cathedral called the Casa de Colón Museum. It was once the home of the governor and possibly the temporary residence of Christopher Columbus before he departed for the Americas. The mansion now houses a museum about the explorer, the conquest of the Canary Islands by the Crown of Castille, and the pre-columbine America.
Triana is one of the oldest districts in Las Palmas, and is now the city's commercial center. This pedestrianized downtown center makes up the historic district along with Vagueta, and is also a hub for drinking, dining, and shopping. The first Sunday of every month in Triana is especially lively with a "Sunday Shopping Party" that features free music concerts and events held 11am to 6pm. The other most popular shopping center is the Avenída Mesa y López which houses two big department stores and many other shops.

Being a beach town, Las Palmas is especially popular for ocean-side activities. Down by the water, the beach is a prime location for sunbathing, beach sports, swimming, surfing, and scuba diving. With warm waters, tropical fish, and great surf, Gran Canaria is sometimes referred to as the "Hawaii of the Atlantic." There are a number of surf schools for beginners as well as instructors available for scuba excursions.

In the heart of the city there are plenty of opportunities for sightseeing, shopping, and dining, while it is also easy to take transportation out of the city to other beaches or adventures on land. Hiking and mountain biking trails run throughout the island, while there are a number of golf courses in the southern parts.
Food and Dining
Cuisine of Gran Canaria is influenced by a combination of aboriginal flavors, Latin American cooking, as well as some African touches. Many small dishes or tapas are served around the island and are known locally as enyesques. They are often accompanied by a sauce called mojo made mainly of oil, garlic, vinegar, salt, red pepper, thyme, oregano, coriander, and several other spices. There are two varieties of mojo: rojo (or red, often served with meat) and verde (or green, often served with fish). Traditional Canarian meals usually start with soup and are followed by a main dish, consisting of local meat or fish. The ingredients of Gran Canarian cuisine are often simple but rich and flavorful, including desserts like bienmesabe—a paste of almonds, honey, and sugar often served with ice cream or cream. As far as drinks go, there are a number of local wines and liquors. Food vendors and restaurants are abundant in the city. The historic district, Vagueta, is especially popular for drinks and dining.

Gran Canaria Airport, sometimes also known as Gando Airport or Las Palmas Airport, is the main way of entry to the island. The airport is located in the eastern part of Gran Canaria on the Bay of Gando (Bahía de Gando), about 12 miles south of the city center of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and 16 miles from the popular tourist areas in the south. Flights to and from international destinations are available.

Once on the island public transportation is available, organized, and affordable. There are regular buses that run all around Gran Canaria, and rental cars are available.

Other nearby islands can also be reached by ferry.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase.

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