Costa Adeje Tenerife Review

Costa Adeje is a perfect resort for couples, families and beach lovers. It has everything that anyone would desire for a beach holiday. It is a purpose-built attractive, clean resort with excellent blue flag beaches, with bars and restaurants lining the traffic-free beach promenade.

Costa Adeje carries on from Playa de las Americas. There is definitely a distinct feel about this modern resort and considered a resort in its own right. It is more laid back and is geared towards families and couples and there are many family friendly hotels in Costa Adeje.

The area has been rebranded due to the impression Playa de las Americas is full of 18 – 30 bars and clubs, with all the excesses this promotes. Tenerife is currently deliberately trying to encourage families and couples to spend their holidays on the island.

Costa Adeje has more 4 and 5 star hotels and accordingly is one of the best resorts in Tenerife for families. The accommodation is mostly new and will typically cost you a little more than Las Americas and Los Cristianos.

Costa Adeje is a resort that incorporates Puerto Colón, Playa Fañabe, Torviscas, San Eugenio and Playa del Duque. Often referred to as ‘upmarket’ as several 5-star luxury hotels in Costa Adeje have been built in recent years. The resort has modern shopping centres, stylish bars, superb restaurants, and a championship golf course with a clubhouse built in a Colónial style.

Costa Adeje also has its own marina at Puerto Colón, where you can go whale watching or charter a yacht. There are, too, many trendy bars and chic restaurants lining the marina, where you can sit overlooking the sea and marina.

Costa Adeje Nightlife

The nightlife in Costa Adeje centres on the bars and restaurants in the San Eugenio area with English, Scottish and Irish sports and some karaoke type bars. The area is for people looking for lively nightlife with bars hosting live music. There are also some international style bars scattered around the resort. In the select Playa del Duque area of Costa Adeje, there are exclusive restaurants and top-quality bars.

Is Costa Adeje lively?

The most lively area of Costa Adeje is around the Puerto Colon area, where there are many lively bars with live entertainment and lots of restaurants. The Fanabe area also includes lively bars set on the traffic-free Promenade of Playa Fanabe. Playa del Duque is much more sophisticated with upmarket restaurants and bars around the 5-star hotels in the area.

Costa Adeje Attractions

There is plenty to keep the kids happy here, wonderful sheltered beaches, water parks and kid’s play areas. Plus, there are plenty of bars, restaurants, and shops. Casinos, Spas, boat trips, diving and fiestas are all in the area to keep most people busy.

Tenerife’s biggest tourist attraction is located in Costa Adeje, the fabulous ‘Siam Park’ Thailand themed water park, with the white knuckle and leisurely water rides, beaches and wave machines. Another water park, Aqualand, is located next to Siam Park which also has water rides and a dolphin show. There is on top of that an 18 hole championship golf course at Golf Costa Adeje.

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Costa Adeje Beaches

Costa Adeje has fabulous spotless blue flag beaches with palm trees, clear waters, plenty of sunbeds and parasols, and a promenade lined with bars and restaurants. Playa Puerto Colón by the marina is the resorts smallest beach, with blue flag Playa Fañabe and Playa Torviscas merging into one extensive beach lined with a traffic-free promenade. All the beaches in Costa Adeje are made of soft fine white sand and are sheltered by breakwaters, making swimming safe and free of strong currents.

Blue flag Playa del Duque is the most exclusive as it is surrounded by plush hotels and a lovely promenade with bars and restaurants. The beach also has sunbeds and parasols for hire. Facilities at the beaches include toilets, showers and lifeguards. See our photos of all Costa Adeje beaches.

Where is Costa Adeje in Tenerife?

Costa Adeje is located on the south coast of Tenerife, so the resort is in south Tenerife. How far is Costa Adeje from Las Americas? Costa Adeje is about 3km from the resort Plays de las Americas. There is a seafront footpath connecting the modern resorts of Costa Adeje and Las Americas. The pleasant stroll takes about 20 minutes. You can see exactly where the modern resort is located on the Costa Adeje map.

Tenerife South Airport to Costa Adeje Transfer Times

Which Tenerife airport for Costa Adeje? Tenerife South Airport is the closest airport to Costa Adeje.

The distance from Tenerife South Airport to Costa Adeje is approximately 19km by road, that takes about 20 minutes. The taxi fare from Tenerife south airport to Costa Adeje will cost about 34 Euros. The bus route 111 from Tenerife south airport will take you to the bus station at Costa Adeje. How To Get To Costa Adeje From Tenerife South Airport

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Frequently Asked Questions About Costa Adeje

Is Costa Adeje Lively?

The most lively area of Costa Adeje is around the Puerto Colon area, where there are many lively bars with live entertainment and lots of restaurants. The Fanabe area also includes lively bars set on the traffic-free Promenade of Playa Fanabe. Playa del Duque is much more sophisticated with upmarket restaurants and bars around the 5-star hotels in the area.

What is Costa Adeje like in Tenerife?

Costa Adeje has everything anyone would desire for a beach holiday. It is a purpose-built attractive, clean resort with excellent sandy blue flag beaches, with bars and restaurants lining the traffic-free beach promenade.

What day is the market on in Costa Adeje?

Market days in Costa Adeje are every Thursday and Saturday from 9 AM to 2 PM and is located in Avenida de Bruselas.

Are the beaches sandy in Costa Adeje?

All the beaches in Costa Adeje are safe and made of beautiful golden sand.

Are there Blue Flag beaches in Costa Adeje?

Four beaches have the right to fly the prestigious Blue Flag for high water quality in Costa Adeje. They are Playa Troya I and II, Playa La Enramada and Playa del Duque beaches.

Is there a promenade in Costa Adeje?

There is a seafront promenade in Costa Adeje that is traffic-free and lined with top quality restaurants, bars and cafes.

How far is it from Costa Adeje to Playa de las Americas?

Costa Adeje is about 3km from the resort Plays de las Americas with a traffic-free seafront footpath connecting the resorts.

How far is Costa Adeje from the airport?

Tenerife south airport is the closest airport to Costa Adeje at 19km by road from the resort; the journey will take approximately 20 minutes.

Additional Info

  • Airport Transfer Time: 20 minutes by car
  • Distance from Airport: 19 km
  • Direct bus from airport: Bus 111 to Playa de las Americas
  • Taxi fare from airport: €35
  • Holiday Type: Beach resort for families and couples of all ages
  • Beach: Safe sandy Blue Flag beaches  at Playa del Duque, Playa Fanabe and Playa Torviscas.
  • Region: South Tenerife
  • Nightlife: Bars, cafes and some high quality restuarants in the Duque area of the resort
  • Shopping: Costa Adeje offers upmarket shopping in boutiques and in the Plaza del Duque shopping centre where there is a nice open air cocktail bar.
Last modified on Wednesday, 01 September 2021 20:24