5 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

5 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
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Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
Drive + Ferry:  3 h
End: Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife

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Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife

Puerto de la Cruz ©
As one of Tenerife’s oldest port cities, Puerto de la Cruz embodies a hip, island personality, while still retaining its historic fishing village charm.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): find something for the whole family at ARTlandya, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens (Jardin Botanico), and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Loro Parque.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto de la Cruz road trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Puerto de la Cruz. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Puerto de la Cruz

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

ARTlandya
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Loro Parque ©
Loro Parque
ARTlandya ©
ARTlandya
Botanical Gardens (Jardin Botanico) ©
Botanical Gardens (Jardin Botanico)

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Costa Adeje, Tenerife

Costa Adeje ©
Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then make a splash at Siam Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Costa Adeje sightseeing tool.

Drive from Puerto de la Cruz to Costa Adeje in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Costa Adeje are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Siam Park
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Siam Park ©
Siam Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maspalomas: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Ermita de San Pedro Gonzales Telmo, Arucas a Caballo, &more). And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Palmitos Park, enjoy some diversion at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, and tee off at Lopesan Meloneras Golf.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Maspalomas road trip planning app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Costa Adeje to Maspalomas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Playa de la Caleta, Reserva Natural El Cabron
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Experiencias Virtuales ©
Experiencias Virtuales
Palmitos Park ©
Palmitos Park
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas

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