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 shops. Or, try the new Siam Mall with lots of well known brands on offer.
The resort comes to life at night with a huge choice of restaurants and bars along the long promenade. You’ll find both local cuisine as well as plenty of international options including Italian, Indian and Chinese. Head to the Torviscas area for fresh fish and more authentic local cuisine, such as papas arrugadas - wrinkly potatoes - and 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.
There are a number of beaches located in the south of Tenerife, from expansive sandy stretches, to smaller black sands. Neighbouring beaches Torviscas and Fanabe make up one extended sand and shingle beach, in Costa Adeje, 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. El Duque is a man made beach with fine golden sand and a range of facilities available including restaurants, bars and showers. There are sun loungers and parasols are available to hire, plus there's parking available here. Playa La Pinta, Playa De Bobo, Playa DeTroya beaches are also all within a short drive away.
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.
For water lovers why not take a boat trip to see the dolphins or get an adrenaline rush on a jet ski?
Towards Fanabe you'll find the Mikki Play Park offering a ball park, small mini golf and a selection of games. The local bowling alley is also located in by Fanabe Beach, and a selection of trampolines, bike hire and water sports can be found on the beach fronts.
There are a number of historical and interesting villages around the island, If you like dramatic mountain scenery, why not 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. The capital of the island, Santa Cruz, is also less than an hour away and has good shops, a spectacular waterfront opera house and some great cafes and restaurants.
A visit to Mount Teide National Park is not to be missed for its dramatic volcanic landscape full of craters and lava rivers plus its unique and endemic plant life. Take the cable car up close to the summit and enjoy the spectacular views from over 3,000 metres altitude. There are also a couple of visitors’ centres and a cafe at the cable car station.