Bathed in sunshine, Adeje is one of the jewels of Tenerife, the largest of Spain's Canary Islands. Luxury resorts, sun-soaked beaches, water sports, and world-class nightlife make it a fantastic vacation destination.
The Canary Islands are famous for their year-round sunshine. In Adeje, temperatures hardly drop below 70 degrees, and a tan is guaranteed whenever you visit.
The Costa Adeje is blessed with some extraordinary beaches, including La Troya, Playa de las Américas, and Fañabé.
Adeje is a world-class place to swim, windsurf, rent jet skis, water ski, or rent sailing craft for a relaxing afternoon on the Atlantic waters.
Adeje is an upmarket vacation spot, and has some exceptional places to eat like the French bistro Le Bistrôt d'Alain and El Cine - an unpretentious but accomplished seafood bar.
If you are in the mood to party, Adeje is the place to be. Sip cocktails by the beach at Acanto or dance at lively bars like St Eugens.
Adeje enjoys mild winters and blazing hot summers. If you want wall-to-wall sunshine, visit from June through September, but for more sedate breaks, give spring or late fall a try.
Tenerife South Airport (TFS) is around 15 miles away from Adeje. From there, take Titsa buses 110 or 111 (EUR9.45). Taxis cost around EUR60.
If you are picking up a car at Tenerife South Airport, simply follow the TF-1 highway westwards, which runs along the length of the Costa Adeje.
Titsa buses run into Adeje from the island's capital Santa Cruz, as well as other major towns like Abades and Masca.
Accommodation in Adeje revolves around luxury resorts, and leading options include the Iberostar Anthelia, Bahía del Duque, and the Costa Adeje Gran Hotel in the town center.
Los Cristianos - once a quaint fishing village, Los Cristianos is a thriving resort and sailing hub, but still retains a charming historic center.
Adeje - the town of Adeje itself is set back a couple of miles from the coast, and hosts plenty of hotels and restaurants, as well as the spectacular Siam Water Park.
Playa de Las Américas - built solely to cater to vacationers, this upscale coastal town is heaven for nightlife lovers. Don't miss Tramps Tenerife, dubbed "the King of Clubs."
Titsa runs a good bus service along the Costa Adeje. The best way to use their services is to pick up a EUR15 Bono Card.
Taxis are plentiful in Adeje. Expect to spend around EUR0.70 per mile during the day, rising to almost EUR1 per mile at night.
Local car rental options include Thrifty and Avis, and rates can be as low as EUR15 per day.
The place to head for shopping fans is Plaza del Duque. Just to the north of Adeje's center, it hosts major brands like Gucci, Mango, and Cartier.
Supermarkets in Adeje include Mercadona, Hiperdino, and Stop&Shop. As an indication, expect to pay EUR2 for 12 eggs.
Excellent seafood options include Masia del Mar and El Cine, Restaurante Sebastian serves fine Spanish fare, while Bombay Babu is a high-class Indian option. A good meal will cost around EUR25 per head.