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Costa Adeje

By Amy Adejokun Amy Adejokun Section editor

Our Editorial team's advice

In the southwest of the island, not far from Playa de las Américas, the region of Costa Adeje is home to the majority of the luxury hotels, with 13 5* hotels, generally the newest. Just over half a mile from the centre of Costa Adeje, you will find the 'Urbanizacion Playas del Duque', a tourist area with a large shopping centre, bars and restaurants.

To see

The public beach of Playa de Fanabe with its black volcanic sand. Puerto Colon Marina. The pedestrian promenade lined with various bars, restaurants, shops and arcades. Siam Park in Costa Adeje, which opened in 2008, is the largest water park in Europe.

To do

Water sports include parasailing, jet skiing and water skiing. Golf.


  • +  The quality of the hotels, with many that are new and luxurious.
  • +  The beautiful black sand beach of Fanabe Costa Sur.
  • +  The lively nightlife.


  • -  The lack of attractions and cultural sites nearby.
  • -  A built-up, artificial resort lacking charm and authenticity.

To think about

Make sure you wear sandals or flip-flops, not because of sea urchins, rocks or coral, but because of the black volcanic sand that quickly gets hot in the sun!

To avoid

Those who love interesting and cultural sites should avoid Costa Adeje, as it is a built-up, man-made seaside resort that lacks charm and authenticity. The north coast is better for trips to quieter, green areas.

To try

Of course there are Canarian specialities, but also international cuisine, especially in the hotels.

To bring back

As the Canary Islands are a tax free zone, you can buy many tax-free products, particularly from the number of huge shopping centres in the 'Urbanizacion Playas del Duque'.

Weather Costa Adeje

These indicators are used as a set of criteria to predict overall weather conditions in Costa Adeje . The different indicators are there to help you prepare for your trip to Costa Adeje so you can make plans based on the weather forecast, whether it be a trip to the beach, walking, visiting attractions and museums or winter sports... Here you'll find a precise, overall weather score for each week in Costa Adeje , which takes into account temperature indicators, bad weather predictions, sunshine levels and wind speeds.

Weather October
Overall rating 83/100
  • Temperature indicators 96% Optimal

    Maximim temperature between 22°C and 24°C, the perceived temperature is <30°.

  • Bad weather indicators 94% Dry / Optimal

    Little or no rain (less than 1.5mm per day).

  • Sunbathing indicators 58% Sunny intervals

    Cloudy with sunny intervals (40% to 60% cloud cover).

  • Swimming indicators 72% Warm

    High air temperature (>24°C), sea temperature between 20°C and 22°C, moderate winds (between 7 mph and 12 mph).

  • Wind indicators 74% Warm breeze

    Near optimal comfort: strong to moderate winds (between 12 mph and 18 mph) in a warm atmosphere (>24°C).

  • Humidity indicators 72% Normal

    Slight feeling of discomfort due air humidity registering higher than 65%.

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