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How much money do you need for a day in Tenerife?

Tenerife is known for its mild weather all year round making it a popular destination for tourists from all over the world. Whether you fancy a stroll across black or golden sands, attending a world-famous water park, or hiking around a national park, Tenerife has got you covered. But how much money do you need for a day in the beautiful Canarian sun of Tenerife? Well, here at Holiday Extras, we've done the hard work for you and provided a guide below. We also offer airport transfers, so you can get dropped directly to your accommodation stress-free and for great value.


There are numerous different transport methods you can use in Tenerife. You can catch the bus, run by TITSA, which can get you to every corner of the island. If you buy a Bono Bus ticket which costs around €12 for several trips, you can save 30% to 50% of the fare. Or, you could use the taxi service, which is great value too and costs around €1.50 per km.

Food and drink

If you still love your home comforts on holiday, a full English breakfast in Tenerife will usually cost you between €1.90 and €3.50. However, if you fancy more local food, you could try some grilled meat or fish with papas arrugadas. You can also try some local beers which are incredibly cheap too, for example Tenerife's own Dorada beer. Pints usually cost no more than €2 and wine, as little as €3.


Take a trip to the Thai-themed water park, Siam Park, which is known across Europe for its thrilling water slides. Tickets cost €50 per person. Or, you could go whale and dolphin watching off the south west coast, excursions cost between €20 and €60 per person.

However, if you want to save some cash you could head to one of the many beaches, with Tenerife boasting a coastline of over 400km. If you fancy a more secluded beach away from the main tourist areas, try Playa del Pozo in Las Palmas. For breath-taking views you can hike around Mount Teide National Park and observe Mount Teide, a volcano and the highest mountain peak in Spain. It's completely free too.

With there being plenty of cheap food, drink and transport options and lots of free activities, a day out in Tenerife doesn't have to be expensive. If you budget, you could do it for as little as €40-€60 a day. Don't forget to check out our Tenerife airport transfersthat provide a reliable transport service from the airport to your destination. Our great price resort shuttles range from shared coaches, to private cars and minibuses which will help you get to your accommodation quickly and hassle-free.