Situated in the south of the island of Tenerife, between the foothills of the Teide and the crystal-clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean, is the Canary Islands town of Adeje, Here, architectural heritage blends with highly contrasting natural landscapes, where visitors may indulge in whale-watching of follow trails through the ravines leading to the highest peak in Spain. Luxury housing developments, with their own swimming pools, golf courses and all kinds of facilities, line the coast, combining tourism quality with respect for the environment. Tenerife's exquisite cuisine and the excellent temperatures for which the Canary Islands are famed accompany visitors throughout their stay.
The Teide, which at 3,718 metres is the highest peak in Spain, dominates the whole of Tenerife. Towards the south of the island, the volcanic aridity of this landscape gives way to ravines and lush vegetation. As a result, the municipality of Adeje boasts the magnificent scenery of the protected space comprising the Adeje Massif and the so-called Barranco del Infierno ("Hell Ravine"). Numerous footpaths traverse this mountainous landscape, affording spectacular views of the Teide and the Atlantic coastline.
Meanwhile, the Adeje Coast boasts excellent waters, many of which have been awared the Blue Flag quality distinction. Long sandy beaches fringe a coastline that offers not only a varied range of nautical sports but also deep-sea diving facilities. Sailing, windsurfing, submarinism and big game fishing provide a complement for other activities such as golf and paragliding. Similarly, there are numerous companies specialising in the hire of sailing and fishing boats, as well as dolphin and whale watching trips. The island of Tenerife is situated on a route frequented by these animals, the contemplation of which provides yet another of its attractions.