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Playa del Ingles, Canary Islands, Spain

How much does it cost to travel to Playa del Ingles?

You should plan to spend around $195 (€180) per day on your vacation in Playa del Ingles. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $53 (€49) on meals
  • $67 (€61) on local transportation
  • $201 (€185) on hotels

A one week trip to Playa del Ingles for two people costs, on average, $2,734 (€2,524). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 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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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Playa del Ingles cost?

A one week trip to Playa del Ingles usually costs around $1,367 (€1,262) for one person and $2,734 (€2,524) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Playa del Ingles on average costs around $2,734 (€2,524) for one person and $5,468 (€5,048) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per 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 Playa del Ingles will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Playa del Ingles on average costs around $5,859 (€5,408) for one person and $11,718 (€10,817) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Playa del Ingles has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Playa del Ingles expensive to visit?

Prices in Playa del Ingles are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Playa del Ingles is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Kitzbuhel or Cardiff.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Playa del Ingles Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Playa del Ingles?

The average Playa del Ingles trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Playa del Ingles travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) 185 ($201)
Local Transportation 1 61 ($67)
Food 2 49 ($53)
Entertainment 1 33 ($36)
Alcohol 2 4 - 12 ($4 - 13)
Accommodation Budget in Playa del Ingles
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Playa del Ingles is $100 (€93). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Playa del Ingles is $201 (€185). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Playa del Ingles

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Transportation Budget in Playa del Ingles
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Playa del Ingles is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $67 (€61) per person, per day, on local transportation in Playa del Ingles.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

Flights to Playa del Ingles
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Rental Cars in Playa del Ingles
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Food Budget in Playa del Ingles
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Playa del Ingles can vary, the average cost of food in Playa del Ingles is $53 (€49) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Playa del Ingles should cost around $21 (€19) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Playa del Ingles is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in Playa del Ingles
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Playa del Ingles typically cost an average of $36 (€33) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

Alcohol Budget in Playa del Ingles
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $8.51 (€7.86) on alcoholic beverages in Playa del Ingles per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Playa del Ingles On a Budget
Translating to "Englishman's Beach," Playa del Ingles is a sea resort located on the south coast of the Gran Canaria island of Spain's Canary Islands. Since the 1960s it has been built up to accommodate tourists from around the world, especially from Europe. Some of the most popular attractions include an abundance of bars and clubs as well as beachside activities like swimming, surfing, scuba, and snorkeling.
Gran Canaria's mild climate makes Playa del Ingles a popular vacation destination year round. The beach itself is the main attraction, stretching for a 2.7 kilometers with the beaches of San Agustin to the east and Maspalomas to the west. There are plenty of public conveniences and showers right along the beach, as well as kiosks selling cold drinks, ice-cream, and other refreshments. Access ramps down to the sand make it easy for people with disabilities to enjoy fun in the sun as well.

Nearby there is also an attractive pedestrian promenade, the Paseo Costa Canaria, which is lined with lush tropical flora and luxurious villas. It runs adjacent to the beach linking Playa de las Burras in the east to the beginning of the renowned Maspalomas sand dunes. This is just one of many promenades providing amenities to the visitors who flock to the shores of Playa del Ingles.
Throughout the town of Playa del Ingles, there are a number of large commercial centers. The biggest of these includes the Yumbo Centrum (located in Avenida de Espana, next to the Tourism Office) and Kasbah (located in Plaza del Teide). Yumbo Centrum is an open-air hub surrounded by shops, bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and businesses as well as grass areas, a children's playground, and wide paved areas where small stalls are set up in the evening. The center is also a hotspot for gay travelers with a number of gay (and gay friendly) bars, clubs, and accommodation. The Kasbah is a shopping center by day and a party venue by night. Every night the courtyard, lined by bars and restaurants, hosts live music including varieties like salsa, bacchata, merengue, tango, and other Latin and Spanish dances. These centers take on the air of Indian bazaars, always bustling with plenty to see and do.

The main activities of Playa del Ingles include beachside by day and clubbing by night. As mentioned above, the major center of Yumbo Centrum and Kasbah have all one could ask for in food, drink, and entertainment in the evenings. By day, the beach is the place to be. Sunbathing and swimming, surfing, scuba, and snorkeling are common daytime activities as well as watersports like jet-skiing, sailing, windsurfing, and water-skiing.
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. A popular place near Playa del Ingles to find food and drink is Paseo MarĂ­timo, a 2-kilometer promenade packed with restaurants, snack bars, fast food outlets, amusement arcades, Irish pubs, German beer houses, internet cafes, and souvenir outlets. The large centers like Yumbo Centrum and Kasbah will also have a wide variety of dining options.

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 (Bahia 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. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.