Adeje is the name of a city and a region in Tenerife. This is a land of contrast, on one hand it has the most popular and crowned beach, Playa Las Américas, and in the other hand the peaceful and unique landscape of Macizo de Adeje Natural Park. Located is this magic settlement, Luabay Costa Adeje offers the possibility to enjoy both the active life and the splendid nature of Adeje region.
Adeje Massif Natural Park has an interesting orography created by the water erosion on the rock along centuries. This incredible cliffs have creative named like Barranco del Infierno (Hell Canyon) provably a product of its unexplored extension. The caves on this area were used as a hidden space for local fugitives and a sacred burials for local tribes (guanches). There has been mommies founded in this caves that now are exhibit in the Archeological Museum of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
The natural reservoir of Macizo de Adeje has an extension of 1843 ha. This is the habitat for a great variety of autochthonous species of plants and insects. The area surrounding Caidero, the biggest waterfall in the region, has a fantastic European flora adapted to humid environments that has only last in Tenerife. This is also a great place for birdwatchers because there is few endemic species and migratory species coming through.
There is plenty of interesting activities to do in the Adeje Massif Natural Park like kiking or canyoneering. This hiking modality includes a variety of techniques such as, walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, rappelling or swimming, in order to travel along a canyon. There are plenty of canyon around the area, with different difficulty levels.
There still a posisibility is you want to admire the wonderful panorama of Adeje Massif but not feeling adventurous enought for canyoneering. Rent a car and drive through Las Moraditas drive. This avenue has a great view of the park and the Hell Canyon. On a clear day, there is also the possibility to get a picture of the closer islands, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro.