Playa Abades: Our most recommended tours and activities

Tenerife: Snorkeling Tour in a Marine Protected Area

Tenerife: Snorkeling Tour in a Marine Protected Area

Dive in and explore the crystal waters along Tenerife's southeast coast. Swim amongst tropical and sub-tropical fish and spot species that you can't find anywhere else in the world. Learn about the world below the waves from your professional instructor. The tour leaves from Abades and heads to the marine protected area, a sheltered bay with calm waters that are suitable for all swimmers. Explore the multiple reefs in the area and even enjoy the beach – a relaxing alternative to the touristy resorts in the south. Unlike scuba diving, you don't need any certification or training to snorkel, and your guide will be there to help you every step of the way. Even seniors and non-swimmers are encouraged to give it a try. We use high- quality wetsuits designed to keep everyone afloat and comfortable. Before diving in, you will be given a safety briefing to know what to expect and how to interact with marine wildlife.

Abades: Guided Snorkeling Tour with Photos

Abades: Guided Snorkeling Tour with Photos

Discover the vibrant underwater world off the coast of Playa Abades on Tenerife on a guided snorkeling tour. See a variety of colorful marine life, followed by stop where you can purchase a traditional dinner of typical Canarian cuisine. After meeting your guide at the beach, put on your professional snorkeling equipment and neoprene suits. Head underwater to explore the coral reef with hundreds of colorful fish. With a bit of luck and depending on the season, you may also spot large turtles and stingrays. Try to find the mysterious octopuses hidden underneath the stones.

Tenerife: Abades Beach Beginner Diving Experience

Tenerife: Abades Beach Beginner Diving Experience

Discover the wonderful world of scuba diving in the protected bay of Abades on Tenerife. Be amazed by the variety of fish, and get close up views in the crystal clear water. No previous experience is needed, and with a maximum of 2 persons per instructor, you will get personal attention. When you arrive at the dive center in Abades in the morning, you will be provided with your new outfits and equipment, including a wetsuit, mask, fins and scuba tank. You will be transported to another world, and experience how it feels to breath underwater. You will also discover what it feels like to be completely weightless, as once you have donned your scuba tank and descended to a maximum depth of 10 meters that is precisely how you will feel. No previous experience is needed for this dive adventure to explore the beautiful house reef. You will see sleeping octopus, and be followed by schools of inquisitive fish of a huge variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. If you are lucky, you might see a seahorse, or find yourself face to face with a turtle.

Tenerife: Half-Day Snorkeling Tour

Tenerife: Half-Day Snorkeling Tour

See the beautiful underwater world of Tenerife on this fun and relaxed snorkeling tour. Swim in the clear waters of Abades Bay while you see a variety of colorful marine life. You'll have the use of all necessary snorkeling gear, including mask, snorkel, fins and wetsuit. Your guide will explain how to use the equipment and will then take you on an hour guided tour of the bay, so you'll be sure to see the best marine life. Would you like to snorkel some more after the guided tour? Feel free to use the equipment and go snorkling by yourself. Friends and family are also welcome to come along to spend a day on the beach while you explore the sea life of Tenerife. More experienced snorkelers are welcome as well.

Gran Canaria Scuba Diving for Certified Divers

Gran Canaria Scuba Diving for Certified Divers

Discover the wonderful underwater landscape from Gran Canaria. Be amazed by the variety of fish, and get close up views in the crystal clear water. There are over 15 dive sites for all levels to explore, covering the south/east/west and north west of the Island. Wreck, night, cavern, boat dives, easy dives, more demanding dives, everything is possible. We have small groups to ensure the safety. You can bring your own equipment but we have equipment, Aqualung/ Apeks to rent out . A dive computer, SMB and knife is included in our equipment as it is mandatory. Among the many highlights you might see are volcanic rock formations, red gorgons, colourful anemones, rays, sea horse, cuttlefish, octopusses, all kind of fishes and maybe even the angelshark. Each dive site is different and all dive sites are depending on weather conditions and experience of the divers. Boat dives are from the south and west coast, there're wrecks and the Atlantida Park can be visited. Come diving, join us: 2 dives with an interval from about 1 hour at the surface. When you book your dives don't forget to give us following information: Telephone number, name, DOB, dive level, how many dives and when the last dive was. We also need for the equipment your height, weight and shoesize.

Scooter fun snorcel tour in turtle area

Scooter fun snorcel tour in turtle area

We will meet at abades beach a beautiful natural park under protection. After a small talk that gives you all the info about our tour, you will put on a wetsuit , mask , tube and fins , and we go over the beach in the water. Using the scooter is pretty easy and a lot of fun The adventure starts by trying out the scooter and making some great fotos and videos of you. The time with scooter will be about 40 min but our tour still go on by searching the amazing sea turtles who are living in this area. Finding turtles is not guaranteed but there is a real good chance to see them. Of course we will show you as well millions of colorful fish and other sea life like octopus, sepia and sting rays At the end of this snorcel scooter event we come back to the beach and you will get your fotos and video’s directly by drop off or WhatsApp This activity is for everyone Perfect for friends , couples and family Children can join it from 6 years on Non swimmers can join it if they are not afraid of water and have some condition to hold on one hour in the water

Diving course for beginners in turtle area Tenerife

Diving course for beginners in turtle area Tenerife

After meeting you at the stunning national protected park abades you will get a full course to learn all about your first diving experience. Next you will put on your diving equipment wich is neoprene suit , diving jacket , mask and fins and it’s time to Beginn your experience. We enter in the shallow water and you will make first steps to feel safe and comfortable with your diving gear. Now you will be safely guided to the incredible sealife of the Tenerife Atlantic Ocean. Many colorful fish are waiting to discover and with some luck the big sea turtles and sting rays who are living in this natural park. During the diving experience you will get a Lott of photos and videos wich you can have directly after the tour gratis and in top quality. Back to the beach you will get your license card of your first diving experience your photos and videos. The diving is possible from 10 years on and without health problem like heart , lungs or ear. It’s the perfect underwater activity for everyone. We have a lot of experience as diving instructors and we love to help you even you are afraid don’t worry this is your experience privat and without rush

Tenerife Scuba Diving for Certified Divers

Tenerife Scuba Diving for Certified Divers

Discover the wonderful world of Tenerife underwater on a full-day scuba diving adventure in the protected bay of Abades. Be amazed by the variety of fish, and get close up views in the crystal clear water. There are over 20 dive sites for all levels to explore, covering the south/eastern half of the island. Scooter, wreck, night, cavern, turtle, and deep dives are all possible. Some of the sites are reachable right off the beach of Abades, or within a 20-minute drive by minivan. Long dives, with an average 1-hour bottom time, are conducted in small groups per level. Equipment rental is possible on site, or feel free to bring your own. Among the many highlights you might see are volcanic rock formations covered with black corals, red gorgons, colourful anemones and algae.   Free underwater pictures are available, and it is possible to make 1, 2 or 3 dives a day, with at least 1-hour surface interval in between, to enjoy some lunch or relax on the beach. There are dozens of nearby restaurants, serving traditional Spanish food, as well as International cuisine. You can also snorkel as much as you like from the beach. You will see schools of colorful fish just below the surface as you splash about in the refreshing bay. Look out too for octopus, turtle, and seahorse.

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What people are saying about Playa Abades

Overall rating

4.5
(234 reviews)

Brilliant trip! An absolutely fantastic experience with Ron and Raffaella. Everything was perfect from start to finish. This wasn't our first snorkeling trip, but the company was the best. Raffaella also gave us great tips and information about the island. As a little highlight, there were great photos and a little video clip with great memories. Ron and Raffaella, thank you very much

a must-do, magical and magnificent spot, rich in fish. Natalie and André are two extremely kind, passionate and interesting guides. We had a great, unforgettable time. Thanks again! :D Ender & Juliette

Ron and Raffaella are super cool, funny and warm. It was great fun, you don't have to worry about anything, the two of them are always there to help. Highly recommended :)

Fantastic experience! Thank you Raffaella and Ron for your professionalism. The turtles were beautiful, how lucky we were to see them!

Everything was wonderful, super kind, we saw a turtle and it's all super safe as an activity! We recommend it to everyone!