Coastal tourist resort area of Santa Cruz de Tenerife Province in Spain
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Aerial photo of Adeje

Costa Adeje is a resort town north of Los Cristianos. The name derives from the nearby town inland Adeje. It is roughly 2 km north of Playa de las Américas and 5 km north-west of Los Cristianos.

Get aroundEdit

Tourist train
  • TITSA (public bus). South Tenerife is served by the following bus routes 040, 111, 343, 416, 417, 418, 420, 424, 447, 448, 450, 467, 471, 473, 477 and 483.


Playa Del Duque and Cafe del Duque
  • 1 El Duque Castle, Plaza Playa del Duque, 10, 38660.
  • 2 La Caleta National Park. 24/7. Coastal park with barren lava rocks and sparse vegetation, perfect for a climb. Free.


Hiking through Hell's Gorge requires advance booking.
  • 1 Hell's Gorge (Barranco del Infierno), +34 922 780 078. 8:30-16:00. A ravine and popular hiking trail leading to the highest waterfall of Tenerife. Daily visitor counts are capped and reservations must be made in advance, with only 300 visitors allowed in the gorge daily. Proper footwear for hiking on a stony surface are a must, shoes can be rented for €4. Tickets are valid only on a specific day at a specific time and only when shown with a form of ID. They may be purchased with a credit card or via Paypal. The area is very important archaeologically, as there are dozens of caves in which Guanche artifacts such as engravings have been found. The largest collection of Guanche mummies and utensils were found here and placed in the Museum of Nature and Archeology of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Adults €8.50, children €4.25.    
Promenade, Playa del Duque


  • 2 Playa de Fanabe.
  • 3 Plage de Caleta.
  • 4 Playa del Duque.


Centro Comercial Plaza del Duque


Crawfords in Costa Adeje is recommended for well prepared food, at the extra cost.


  • La Fuente del Mirador, Centro Comercial el Mirador.


Adeje has the highest concentration of four and five star hotels in the world, but you can still find some variety of hotels to suit different budgets.




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