Costa Adeje is a diverse and popular resort with plenty of amenities on offer. You’ll be spoilt for choice with restaurants, from fine dining to casual seafront options, as well as a busy nightlife with live music and bars. The beautiful sandy beaches are lined by a long promenade with shops and restaurants so you can happily while away your days in the sunshine. Families are well-catered for with 2 waterparks as well as trampolines, pedalos and play parks.
Costa Adeje is home to a street market every Thursday and Saturday morning. Here you can buy all sorts of goods from clothing to local arts and crafts – perfect for a souvenir to take home. Nearby Los Cristianos, 10 minutes’ drive away, is home to one of the biggest street markets in Tenerife held every Sunday morning. If you’re looking for some true retail therapy, the Plaza del Duque shopping mall is a collection of upmarket and high-end shops. Or, try the new Siam Mall with lots of high-street brands on offer.
The resort comes to life at night with a huge choice of restaurants and bars. You’ll find both local cuisine as well as plenty of international options including Italian, Indian and Chinese. Head to the Torviscas area for more authentic local cuisine, such as Canarian style chicken. Many of the restaurants and bars line the seafront and offer fabulous views – perfect for a sunset cocktail. Costa Adeje’s marina, Puerto Colon, has lots of trendy bars and a great live music scene where you can listen to talented local bands performing.
Neighbouring beaches Torviscas and Fañabé make up one extended sand and shingle beach lined by a long promenade with lots of shops, restaurants and bars. You’ll find parasols and sunbeds to hire as well as pedalos and watersports on offer. Playa Del Duque is a beach of imported fine golden sand. There is a sun lounger and parasol service, as well as parking, restaurants, bars, showers, changing rooms and toilets.
There truly is something for everyone in Costa Adeje. For water lovers why not take a boat trip to see the dolphins or get an adrenaline rush on a jet ski? There are 2 fantastic water parks in easy reach, Siam Park - one of the biggest in Europe - and Aqualand, with lots of exciting slides to keep the whole family entertained. If you’re feeling active, you’ll find trampolines along the seafront as well as bikes to hire before stopping off for an ice cream.
If you like dramatic mountain scenery you could visit Masca, a small picturesque village with a total population of around 100 people. Or you could check out mysterious Piramides de Guimar - a group of 6 stepped pyramids on the east coast of the island. No one knows for sure how or why they are there. It’s also worth spending a day in the capital, Santa Cruz, which is less than an hour away and has good shops, a spectacular waterfront opera house and some great cafes and restaurants.equent party nights when you can listen to a live swing band and local DJs.
Torviscas is the place to try some authentic Canarian food. Good fresh fish such as samas, snapper, haddock and sea bream is widely available but you could also try local specialities such as paella, bean stew, and of course tapas. Or try traditional dishes such as papas arrugadas - wrinkly garlicky mojo potatoes- and Canarian style chicken with a dollop of mojo sauce on the side. Mojo sauce can be very spicy as it’s made with red chilli peppers, so beware!
If you like dramatic mountain scenery you could visit Masca, a small picturesque village with a total population of around a hundred people. Or you could check out mysterious Piramides de Guimar, a group of six stepped pyramids on the east coast of the island. No one knows for sure how or why they are there. It is also worth spending a day in the capital Santa Cruz which is less than an hour away and has good shops, a spectacular new opera house on its waterfront and some great cafes and restaurants