8 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

8 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
— 1 night
2
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 2 nights
3
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 2 nights
4
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights

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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 10th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then experience rural life at Finca Canarias Aloe Vera. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Cueva del Viento and then meet the residents at Loro Parque.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto de la Cruz trip itinerary planner.

Ponta Delgada, Portugal to Puerto de la Cruz is an approximately 8-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ponta Delgada to Puerto de la Cruz due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Puerto de la Cruz

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Cueva del Viento
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Loro Parque ©
Loro Parque
Finca Canarias Aloe Vera ©
Finca Canarias Aloe Vera
Cueva del Viento ©
Cueva del Viento

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Siam Park. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Seascuba, then head outdoors with WaterBuggy Fun, and then test your team's savvy at Escapop.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Costa Adeje visit planner.

Traveling by car from Puerto de la Cruz to Costa Adeje takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Escapop, Siam Park, Seascuba
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Siam Park ©
Siam Park
Seascuba ©
Seascuba
Escapop ©
Escapop

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Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

Puerto Del Carmen ©
One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): glide peacefully along the water with Lava Flow Surf Lanzarote, test your problem-solving skills at Island Quest Escape Rooms, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timanfaya Nationalpark, and finally head outdoors with Caldera Colorada. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pedal to the sights with Bueno Bike Lanzarote and then see Quadnat Lanzarote.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Puerto Del Carmen road trip planner.

You can fly from Costa Adeje to Puerto Del Carmen in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Puerto Del Carmen can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Island Quest Escape Rooms, Timanfaya Nationalpark, Caldera Colorada, Quadnat Lanzarote
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Island Quest Escape Rooms ©
Island Quest Escape Rooms
Timanfaya Nationalpark ©
Timanfaya Nationalpark
Quadnat  Lanzarote ©
Quadnat Lanzarote

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan, then get interesting insight from Canary Diving Adventures, then cool off at Amadores Fun Park, and finally kick back and relax at Playa de Amadores. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at Gran Massage - Massage Gran Canaria Maspalomas Playa del Ingles, experience the excitement of Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, then test your team's savvy at Parapark Gran Canaria, then kick back and relax at Playa de Maspalomas, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Veril.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas trip planning website.

Fly from Puerto Del Carmen to Maspalomas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Canary Diving Adventures, Playa de Mogan, Amadores Fun Park, Playa de Amadores
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Canary Diving Adventures ©
Canary Diving Adventures
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas

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