Adeje

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Best things to do in Adeje

With luxury hotels, gorgeous beaches, and some of Tenerife's best restaurants and entertainment, Adeje has established itself as one of the Canary Islands' most attractive holiday destinations. Here's what else to do when you're not soaking up the sunshine!

  • Loro Parque

    1. Loro Parque

    "Parrot Park" boasts the world's largest collection of the birds, but also the longest shark tunnel on Earth, and Europe's largest dolphin show pool and indoor penguin exhibition!

  • Siam Park

    2. Siam Park

    Europe's most spectacular waterpark offers more than just thrilling rides and slides. Its restaurants, floating market, and sea lion exhibit complete a great family day out!

  • Teide National Park

    3. Teide National Park

    Tenerife's volcanic landscape is just a short journey from its best beaches! Follow the scenic hiking trails to Mount Teide – the world's third-largest volcano!

  • Mount Teide Teleférico

    4. Mount Teide Teleférico

    At 3,718 meters, the island's highest point is quite a sight. But Volcan El Teide's real highlight is the cable car that takes visitors up to the best vantage points.

  • Masca Walk

    5. Masca Walk

    Visit the hidden village of Masca then tour its dramatic scenery. The surrounding gorge stretches right down to its beautiful beach – the perfect place to rest your feet!

  • Dolphin and whale watching

    6. Dolphin and whale watching

    Sightseeing in Tenerife isn't complete without spying pilot whales and dolphins off its sunny coastline! Don't miss out – sail with an expert guide or even see them by submarine!

  • Watersports

    7. Watersports

    The crystal clear waters of Costa Adeje make it a haven for all types of water activities, from scuba diving and snorkelling to surfing and fishing.

Planning Your Visit

  • Where is it?

    Adeje (or Costa Adeje) is a coastal town in southwestern Tenerife – the largest of the Canary Islands.

  • What airport?

    Though small, Tenerife has two airports to handle its turnover of tourists. Adeje is just 17 km from Tenerife South Airport (formerly known as Sur Reina Sofia Airport). Don't worry if you're flying to Tenerife North Airport instead – the drive south only takes an hour!

Good to know

  • Language
    Spanish
  • Currency
    Euro (€)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+00:00)
  • Country Code
    +34
  • Best time to visit
    Tenerife is great for a visit year-round, but high season is considered November through March, and temperatures get pretty high from May to July, so plan according to what matters to you most!

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What people are saying about Adeje

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 5,537 reviews

My experience was excellent. The guide Tony was very friendly and gave detailed explanation about the entire route. I have no word to describe Teide. It is amazing. The Tenerife park is awesome in general. We stopped in a small town, the so-called Masca, for a while. It is located inside a so beautiful valley surrounded by huge mountains. Jorge, the driver, was very kindly and drove very good on dangerous routes. Therefore, I fully recommend this excursion.

Everything was smooth. Transfer was nice. Our guide Salvador and Balen were so knowledgeable and helpful when it came to any questions and we were lucky to see turtles, dolphins and whales which was rare! We also swam in a calm lagoon and had lunch afterwards. Would highly recommend!

Overall it was a very good trip and an amazing experience with a warm welcome. Captain Yuri was amazing, he was relaxed, entertaining and had a lot of knowledge of the ocean, whales and the island. Good food with drinks and very private with good people.

Amazing flight in Tenerife. It was our first time paragliding and we felt no fear at all during the entire process. The instructors were very friendly and kept us entertained before and during the flight, and recorded everything with a GoPro camera.

First time paragliding and it was amazing. The team were super welcoming, they made you feel at ease straight away. Everything has been put in place for a safe and thrilling experience. I would definitely recommend and intend to go back ASAP.