Tenerife is a popular destination for beaches and nightlife. It offers the best of everything. For those who enjoy the nightlife of Playa de las Americas but would rather stay in the heart of the bustle 24/7, the quiet resort of Costa Adeje is the perfect solution.
Costa Adeje is on the south coast of Tenerife, west of Playa de las Americas. It is a resort community that offers its residents and visitors the chance to embrace the nightlife of Playa de las Americas and then spend peaceful days relaxing in the quiet community.
With almost 365 days of glorious sunshine, Tenerife has some of the best European beaches on offer. Whether visitors are looking for the main beaches that are family friendly or beaches such as the Playa de Guincho for windsurfing and surfing, they will not be disappointed with Tenerife’s beaches.
There are a number of carnivals on the island, often held in February and March and these fill the streets with people making the most of the celebrations. In June, the capital city, Santa Cruz is also home to the Music Festival of the Canary Islands, which offers a classical programme.
There are plenty of restaurants to choose from in Costa Adeje and the surrounding areas. Tapas is on the menu in most places as well as an extensive selection of seafood. Meat stews and fish stews are popular in the Canary Islands as well as other local specialities that have Latin and African influences.
Things to Do in Costa Adeje and Tenerife
There are many water parks in Costa Adeje and there is a 27-hole golf course that is very popular with visiting golfers. Tenerife offers plenty of opportunities for adventure travel. Near to Costa Adeje is the Barranco del Infierno, or Hell’s Ravine, which is the deepest in the Canary Islands. Only 200 visitors a day can explore the ravine and visitors should try to book in advance.
With an extensive variety of water sports available, such as wind surfing, sailing and jet biking, everyone can try a different adventure. The landscape of Tenerife also offers land adventures. With its mountainous backdrop and Parque Nacional del Teide, there are plenty of opportunities to hike, cycle or even ride and explore the island.
Sunset Harbour Club in Costa Adeje
One of the best ways to make the most of what Tenerife has to offer is by staying in a resort such as the Sunset Harbour Club. This offers accommodation superior to typical hotel apartments because it is a timeshare complex. This means that there is high quality accommodation on offer year-round.
Built in the traditional Andalusian style, the resort is situated near to the Puerto Colon marina. Those staying at Sunset Harbour can make the most of the exclusive marina facilities, including Torviscas Beach. There are a number of facilities within Sunset Harbour, including its well-designed swimming pool with bar, children’s play area and jacuzzi. Puerto Colon marina is also a departure point for day trips that allow visitors to explore some of the dolphin and whale colonies that live in the deep waters off Tenerife.
Tenerife remains a popular destination offering golden beaches and a vibrant nightlife. For those who prefer a quieter holiday, Costa Adeje offers visitors the chance to relax, as well as explore many of the adventure and leisure activities that are available across the island.
Susan Peters writes regularly on travel for a range of adventure travel websites and blogs. Susan also spends her spare time travelling the globe and enjoying a wide range of adventure activities.