In the southeast of Tenerife is the picturesque coastal town of Abades, with more than 3,300 hours of sunshine a year. It is a border of white houses between the ocean and the desert, surrounded by hidden coves and beaches of volcanic sand and crystal clear waters that invite you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of its landscapes.

 

ABADES - SOUTHERN TENERIFE

A paradise of disconnection

The secret corner of Tenerife

Abades is a quiet village in which to escape the tourist bustle. It also has a privileged location from which to explore the entire island.

Surrounded by the magical local vegetation and spectacular scenery, it is one of the best places to relax or for active tourism with cycling routes or water activities such as snorkeling or simply sailing. Its streets are home to small stores and locals, and visitors from remote destinations create a unique atmosphere.

Our local recommendations in Abades

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LOS ABRIGUITOS BEACH
4 minutos

A 4-minute walk will take you to the wild beach of Los Abriguitos, famous for its seabed.

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ABONA LIGHTHOUSE
9 minutos

The famous Faro de Abona, at the edge of a small cliff, is a 9-minute bike ride or a 40-minute walk between coves and trails along the sea

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PORÍS BEACH
4 km

At 4 km from Kora Nivaria Beach, once past the Faro de Abona, this beach is perhaps the most beautiful on the island and the perfect place to learn how to surf or just relax.

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ABADES SANATORIUM
10 minutos

Just a 10-minute walk away, discover a building rich in history. Once a leper colony and later a military site, it now stands abandoned. Its architecture and storied past are sure to leave a lasting impression.

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SAN MIGUEL DE TAJAO
10 minutos

A charming seaside town with a rich fishing tradition, offering some of the island’s best fish and seafood. We recommend Agua y Sal, Mero Pancho, Las Arenas, and Delicias del Mar, restaurants just a 10-minute drive away.

 

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EL EMBRUJO BAR
Centro

Located in Abades square, this picturesque bar offers a menu of beers, other craft beverages, and snacks made with local products.

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    THE SECRETS OF ABADES, LOCAL LIFE

    Discover Abades, nestled in a privileged eco-rich setting between the sea and the mountains. It boasts dozens of rocky coves, trails, and tracks perfect for cycling, walking, and climbing.

    In the evening, visitors and locals gather in the small bars and restaurants in the square to share a beer and conversation. Plus, there’s a supermarket less than 100 meters from our apartments and villas, making your stay even more convenient.

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    ABADES, TRANQUILITY NEARBY

    Halfway between the south and north of the island and with quick access to the highway, it is the perfect location for those looking to mix relaxation with active tourism without falling into the hustle and bustle of mass tourism.

    The perfect location. Just 10 minutes from Tenerife South airport 25 minutes from the capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife or La Laguna. And if you are a golf enthusiast, some of the best golf courses in Tenerife are 15 minutes away.

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    TENERIFE, NATURE AND THE HIGHEST PEAK IN SPAIN

    Tenerife is the island where it all happens. Its orography has made it a perfect place for different sports disciplines and presents multiple landscapes ranging from lush forests to paradisiacal beaches and volcanoes.

    Teide, the highest peak in Spain, which can be seen from all over the island, is famous for its height (3,718 m) and for the National Park surrounding it, which was declared a Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2007.

Vocabulary for fitting in

  • ¡Ñooos!

    What a Canarian says when they are surprised.

  • Mi niño

    That’s how we talk to you here when we know you.

  • Chacho

    You might get called this; it’s like dude.

  • Gazuza

    Hunger, when you feel like having some “papas arrugás,” for example.

  • Cholas

    Flip-flops, to keep your feet cool.

  • Calufa

    When the heat hits.

  • Chuzo

    A refreshing word: A short swim.

  • Cotufas

    Don’t go to the movies without them: popcorn.

  • Pelete

    Intense cold (it’s relative)

  • Fisco

    It means “a little bit”.

  • Papear

    Have a snack.

  • Guagua

    Bus. Interestingly, it comes from the English “wagon”.

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FAQs

  • Our accommodation, located in the southeast of Tenerife, is well connected to the main tourist attractions in the south of the island and just a two-minute drive from the highway that connects to the north of the island.

  • Yes, we have two covered parking lots in our complex, free of charge if you book your stay through our official website. There is also space on the street outside available for parking.