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Tenerife: Whale & Dolphin Watching with Drinks and Snacks

1. Tenerife: Whale & Dolphin Watching with Drinks and Snacks

Gaze out across the clear azure waters of Southern Tenerife in the Canary Islands on this 3-hour cruise. Along with a maximum of 11 other cruise mates, you will have plenty of space onboard a luxury yacht to see the beauty of nature along the coastline and in the water. The area around the Canary Islands has petitioned to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover why this part of the world is so beloved. Look out for dolphins and pilot whales playing by your ship, and above for the birdlife. See the most populated dolphin and whale spots along the way. Listen to the whales, dolphins, and other sea life with new state-of-the-art sonar equipment. After navigating the open waters, anchor in a secluded bay and swim with the turtles, or just relax and enjoy a free snack and drink. Hear about the area, and feel free to ask any questions.

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Tenerife: Mount Teide Hiking Tour with Cable Car

2. Tenerife: Mount Teide Hiking Tour with Cable Car

Explore the highest mountain in Spain on this hiking tour without having to walk the entire way. Enjoy reaching the top of the mountain with the help of the cable car, including the necessary permits. On this tour you will take the cable car up Mount Teide – from 2350 to 3550 meters high. You will then walk the remaining 170 meters. No other place in Tenerife offers such fantastic panoramic views of the entire island across to the neighboring islands. After a rest on the summit you will descend to the cable car station and travel back down by cable car. Enjoy a photo stop at Roques de Garcia and make the most of the perfect views to take amazing photos.

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Costa Adeje: Tandem Paragliding Flight

3. Costa Adeje: Tandem Paragliding Flight

Have you always dreamed of caressing the clouds and flying like a bird? Experience the next best thing: paragliding over Tenerife. After some brief safety instructions, your instructor will give you a harness and helmet and explain the takeoff procedure. Then you'll take off from a height of 700 meters (about 2,300 feet), taking in the natural beauty of Tenerife while you fly with our expert pilots. You will receive instruction at all times, enabling you to enjoy a safe, wonderful experience. Be amazed by beautiful panoramic views of the southern part of the island, where you can appreciate the sea and the ravines all at once.  Sit back and relax as you find yourself comfortably seated in a safety harness. Enjoy views of Barranco del Infierno and Tejina mountain. Take a turn piloting the glider if you like. The duration of the flight is between 15 and 20 minutes, and you'll normally land on Playa de la Enramada beach. However, depending on the weather conditions, the pilot may choose to land at a different location.

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Tenerife: Whale and Dolphin Tour with Underwater Views

4. Tenerife: Whale and Dolphin Tour with Underwater Views

Hop aboard your stylish catamaran, which features underwater viewing stations. Pick a spot on deck to view the many sights in store during this tour. As you head out from the harbor, your professional crew will use their local knowledge to track the families of whales and dolphins who live near the island year round. Hear an introduction speech from your guide, including a demonstration of safety vests.   Sail along the coastline past Adeje, Guia de Isora, and Santiago del Teide, where pods of spirited dolphins and groups of pilot whales are a common sight. If you are lucky enough to spot them, spend a few minutes below deck and observe them from a vantage point underneath the water's surface. Then, enjoy a cold beer or a glass of sangria along with lunch back on deck (if you book the 3-hour option). The boat will return to Puerto Colon and if you have booked a transfer, your bus will take you back to your pickup point.

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From Adeje: Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise with Lunch

5. From Adeje: Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise with Lunch

Set sail in search of pilot whales and dolphins in their natural habitat on a 4.5-hour cruise. Board the boat and enjoy a snack as you look out for marine wildlife. Watch these amazing creatures through underwater windows on the boat.   Travel along the southern coast of Tenerife, until you arrive at the spectacular Acantilado de los Gigantes and the Bay of Masca. Marvel at the dramatic cliffs that reach 600 meters high. Stop to enjoy a relaxing swim in the calm waters of the bay. A courtesy lunch and drinks are included in this tour (beer, sangria, softdrinks, juice, and water).   Enjoy beautiful views of southern Tenerife on the return journey to the port in Puerto Colon. If you select the option with hotel transfers, the bus will take you back to your pickup point.

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Teide by Night: Romantic Sunset & Stargazing Tour

6. Teide by Night: Romantic Sunset & Stargazing Tour

Tenerife is one of the most recognized destinations in the world for stargazing and home to a famous observatory located at the summit of the world’s third-tallest volcano. Begin your 9-hour experience taking in panoramic views of Tenerife and absorb the fragrance of the pine forest in Teide National Park. Break through the clouds at 7,000 feet and marvel at the astonishing views of the Atlantic Ocean and the islands of the archipelago. Watch the sun melt into soft pinks, reds, and purples and celebrate the sunset with a glass of chilled sparkling cava. As darkness blankets the landscape you’ll be taken on a tour of the stars by one of the few professional star guides in the world. The position of Tenerife makes it possible to see all the constellations of the northern hemisphere. Spot famous constellations with the help of your guide.

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Tenerife: Teide National Park Full-Day Scenic Tour

7. Tenerife: Teide National Park Full-Day Scenic Tour

Explore the diverse geography and geology of Tenerife on a full-day tour to 4 distinct landscapes around the island’s tallest mountain. Following a pick-up from your hotel, transfer to the National Heritage Site of Mt. Teide and the Teide National Park. Enjoy breathtaking views of the island’s west coast. Travel through local villages, such as Vilaflor, and see magnificent pine forests before going to the plateau of the volcano. Marvel at the lunar landscape that has been used as the location for films such as “Planet of the Apes” and “Clash of the Titans.” Drive through the Orotava Valley to Icod Los Vinos, famous for its wines. See the legendary drago tree, known for its mystical powers. Stop for a Canarian lunch (own expense), before transferring to Garachico, a local town destroyed by the volcanic eruption of 1706. Next, experience the magic of Masca, and enjoy fabulous views of La Gomera. With only around 120 inhabitants, Masca was the traditional hideout for pirates and their contraband stolen from the ships from La Gomera. Pass the giant cliffs of Los Gigantes before the transfer back to your hotel.

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Tenerife: Snorkeling Trip in the Turtle Area

8. Tenerife: Snorkeling Trip in the Turtle Area

Marvel at the marine life of the Canary Islands on a snorkeling adventure off the south coast of Tenerife. Treat the family to an adventure suitable for adults and children. Make it the highlight of your vacation as you encounter a wide variety of creatures in near-perfect conditions. Great for beginners, the trip takes place in an area where turtles live and includes a 15-minute speedboat ride along the coast.  Benefit from the services of a guide who will give you advice on where you can see marine species, including colorful fish, dolphins, whales, turtles, rays, and octopus. There is no guarantee for seeing turtles since they are wild animals. Arrival, preparation of the equipment, instructions - 40 - 60 minutes Boat ride back and forth - 20 - 30 minutes Snorkeling - around 1 hour 20 minutes

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Tenerife: 3-Hour Whale and Dolphin Watching by Sailboat

9. Tenerife: 3-Hour Whale and Dolphin Watching by Sailboat

Climb aboard for an unforgettable 3-hour cruise by fully equipped sailboat or yacht, and venture along the southern coast of Tenerife looking for whales and dolphins in their natural environment. Encounter up to 26 species known to inhabit the waters, including baleen whales, killer whales, dolphins, pilot whales and blue whales. Go to a private beach if you prefer and swim and snorkel amongst the island's unique flora and fauna. Relax on deck and laze in the sun as you avail of the free drinks, snacks and a meal. Rest assured by the “Blue Boat” flag that certifies the local operator's professional authorization to carry out these activities and ensures that the on-board staff know all about the mammals to help you understand their behavior better.

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Adeje: Aqua Club Thermal Spa 2-Hour Entrance Ticket

10. Adeje: Aqua Club Thermal Spa 2-Hour Entrance Ticket

Release the stress of traveling with a full-day ticket to all 18 zones of the Aqua Club Termal in Adeje, Europe’s largest urban spa. Explore all 1,000 square meters of the facility, including whirlpools, a Turkish Bath, and a footspa. Exit the locker rooms through pools of cleansing water, and enter the pool area to find an instructor who will explain the order of the 2.5-hour spa circuit. The large pool is kept at a temperature of 34°C, while the 2 jacuzzis are maintained at 38 °C. Enjoy the 375 streams and cross-current river of the stream area to activate your gluteal area. Then, relax on the poolside beds. Let off some steam in the Turkish Baths (45°C), and cleanse yourself with essential oils in the Temple of Showers. Next, float in the sea salt pool of the Flotarium (36°C), before going to the footbath to indulge your tired legs (especially recommended for pregnant women). Other facilities at your disposal include a mineral dew area and Finnish sauna (90°C). Between these 2 areas you will find 2 whirlpool baths and a toning pool (10°C). Consistent with a respect for the environment, only ecological chlorine with sea salt extracts are used in the water, which is not just environmentally friendly but beneficial to the eyes, hair and skin.

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What people are saying about Adeje

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,954 reviews

Very nice experience with the family! Salvatore is welcoming and kind, we were with our 6 year old son who loved it; our 5 year old daughter suffered seasickness after 1 hour and being still close to the port, Salvatore was kind enough to bring us back to the dock, my husband and my son were able to continue the experience. They caught beautiful fish and also saw pilot whales :)

I loved Naty! She was a blast and super patient. My mom was uncomfortable in the water, but Naty was still kind, funny, and accommodating. No turtles, but beautiful fish, and good quality snorkels and fins. We’ve used public snorkels before that were terrible. These were a refreshing breath of fresh air - literally! A great experience overall.

Awesome experience, the guides gave simple instructions and we felt completely safe.

Nice experience with interesting information from the captain.

An amazing place where You can relax and enjoy Your time.