Destination guide

Try a seaside villa in Adeje for outdoor adventure

On the west coast of Tenerife in the Canary Islands sits Adeje, a seaside town with golf courses, rugged cliffs and majestic waterfalls that is ready for your holiday adventure. The natural beauty in and around Adeje is what makes it such a unique and charming destination for a Tenerife villa holiday. The surrounding picturesque black volcanic cliffs are accented by the lush greenery that grows from the rich soil. You might enjoy chartering a boat to see some of the coastal waterfalls that cascade into the ocean, or plan a hiking trip to see many towering inland waterfalls.


Historic attractions near your Adeje holiday let

Tenerife might be known for its stunning beaches and dizzying nightlife, but the island isn't short of history. In the nearby town of Arona, you'll find cobbled streets, whitewashed buildings and a picture postcard-perfect 18th-century church. Day trips to Santa Cruz de Tenerife will uncover a wealth of Canary Islands history, whether you're gazing up at the baroque bell tower of Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion or strolling along the ramparts of UNESCO-listed Fort San Cristobal.


Activities and attractions in Adeje

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Adeje a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Loro Park (21.4 mi / 34.5 km)
  • Barranco del Infierno Trail (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Golf Costa Adeje (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Aqualand Costa Adeje (3.9 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Siam Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Golf Las Americas (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Adeje

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Adeje

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Adeje. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Los Cristianos Beach (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Teide National Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Los Gigantes Beach (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Barranco del Infierno Trail (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • La Caleta National Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Ajabo Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)

Beach-hopping in Tenerife from your Adeje holiday rental

Tenerife is known for its dazzling beaches and Adeje doesn't disappoint. Stretching for 1.5 kilometres between Los Cristianos and Playa de las Americas, Playa de las Vistas is fringed by crystalline water and lined with a string of bars, cafes and restaurants. You're not mistaken in thinking the sand is especially golden, here, as it was imported from the Sahara Desert. Snag a spot on the sand, or retreat to your Adeje villa rental for a private sunbathing session by the pool.

How to get there

Transport options to and around Adeje

Fly into Tenerife (TFS-Tenerife South), the closest airport, located 11.2 mi (18 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into La Gomera (GMZ), which is 30.2 mi (48.5 km) away.

How to get around

Getting around Adeje from your holiday rental

Resorts like Playa de las Americas, Los Cristianos and Costa Adeje are easy to get around on foot. Set 4 kilometres inland, holiday rentals in Adeje Town offer sweeping ocean views, though you'll need to hail a taxi or rent a car to access the beach. Adeje is also a great base for day trips to Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Teide National Park and other island highlights.

Food & drink

Bite into Canary Islands cuisine in Adeje

Dining out in Adeje is a treat, with both Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos cradling an impressive selection of upscale restaurants. Seafood is considered a staple, with local delicacies including tuna, swordfish and sea bass. Then there's vieja, a Canary Islands specialty served with flaked almonds, jacket potatoes and crispy strips of cured ham. Whether you feel like Asian fusion or contemporary French fare, holiday villas in Adeje put you within strolling distance of Tenerife's top places to wine and dine.

Essential info

A guide to holidaying with Adeje villa rentals

  • Stock up on euros at local ATMs
  • Tipping isn't expected, though it's always appreciated for good service
  • Tenerife attracts over 10 million visitors a year, so why not visit in the shoulder seasons to beat the summer crowds, unlock savings and enjoy a laid-back atmosphere?
  • Enjoy an intimate stay in self-contained Adeje holiday rentals – perfect for family-style dinners, sunset cocktail sessions and private pool parties
Family friendly

Family-friendly fun with villa rentals, Adeje

With thrilling waterslides, enormous wave pools and a Bangkok-style floating market, Thai-themed Siam Park offers sun-drenched fun for the whole family. Jungle Park is another top contender, filled with lush subtropical plants, shimmering lagoons and around 500 animals, including a pair of majestic white tigers. With spacious living areas, private pools and well-equipped kitchens, Adeje holiday rentals are ideal for family getaways to the Canaries.

Can I find a vacation rental around Adeje?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 4,451 vacation rentals near Adeje. From 522 villas to 3,021 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Adeje for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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  • Chalets: 17 rentals available

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