Costa Adeje travel guide

Weather & climate

Temperature: 18-24 (°C)

Boasting an average daily temperature of 21°C throughout the year, there’s never a bad time to visit Costa Adeje. Enjoy highs of 29°C and up to 14 hours of sunshine a day in the summer, with a cooling sea breeze to take the edge off the heat. If you fancy something a little cooler around the mid-20s then head for Costa Adeje during the spring and autumn. Winters are mild and bright with an average of 18°C throughout the season. 

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Costa Adeje is best for

Beach fans: Costa Adeje’s beach has the silkiest sand brought in from the Sahara Desert, perfect for relaxing all day beside the sea. Shallow water makes it perfect for toe dippers and paddlers, or more adventurous types can head out for some serious water-based fun.

Mates: Beaches by day and bars by night, the resort is the perfect summer getaway for groups of mates looking for a relaxed and chilled out party scene.

Families: Spend a day on the slides at the local water park, where kids of all ages can cool off and play in the sun, while the grown-ups relax.

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Fast facts

Language: The official language in Costa Adeje is Spanish, although English is widely spoken throughout the resort.

Currency: The currency used is the Euro (€).

Local time: Costa Adeje is the same time as GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Tenerife South Airport. The transfer to Costa Adeje takes 1 hour.

Flight time from UK: The flight time to Costa Adeje is 4.5 hours.

Tourist Information: Further Costa Adeje tourist information can be found at www.spain.info/en_GB/que-quieres/ciudades-pueblos/otros-destinos/adeje.html.

Visa / Health: Before you travel, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain for recommendations and advice on visas and health.

Holiday destinations related to Costa Adeje:

  • Los Cristianos
  • Playa De Las Americas
  • Puerto Del La Cruz
  • Getting around

    By taxi: There are plenty of taxi ranks in Costa Adeje outside shopping streets and nightlife. Taxis are cheap and are an easy way of getting across the resort and back to your hotel after a night out. If you want to go a little further or head off exploring then agree on a fare before you start your journey.

    By tourist train: During the day, a tourist train operates hourly that lets you get around the resort very cheaply.

    By bus: A regular bus service connects the major local resorts, and is a great way to get around. It’s cheaper to buy a bus pass if you’re planning to make more than one trip.

    Events

    For music fans: In October, the resort hosts the Ocean Festival, an electronic music festival that brings thousands of hardcore fans to the resort. Featuring major international DJs, you’ll get 12 hours of techno, house, ‘Old School’ rave, and some chill-out sounds to wind down with as the sun comes up.

    Annual pilgrimage: The Pilgrimage of San Sebastian comes to Adeje in January, where you’re welcome to join in with the locals as they celebrate one of their major saints. Expect plenty of singing, dancing, and a big festive atmosphere. The pilgrimage involves riding through the streets and ends with the traditional bathing of horses in the sea.