Baobab Suites

Costa Adeje, Tenerife, Spain Book from Book from £197 per night

Maximum relaxation for minimum effort at this suave apartment-hotel overlooking the sea, with private pools, restaurants and a kids’ club

A 4-hour flight from little cold England buys you year-round sunshine and smiles here. Factor in fizz for breakfast, ample space and glorious sea views; the independence of an apartment and the luxury of a hotel… what’s not to like?

Costa Adeje is the newest, most stylish and most peaceful of the resorts on Tenerife's southwest coast. This elevated hotel is part of the resort, its sleek 3 storeys spread across a hillside. It has it all: suites with 1-4 bedrooms and decked balconies, some of which have pools, Jacuzzis or sunken sandpits; 2 main pools; family-friendly eateries; manicures and massages; a sports centre, a playground and a free kids’ club. The design is minimalist and immaculate and staff are unfailingly helpful. A shopping centre and restaurants are a 15-minute stroll down the hill, as is the sandy sweep of Playa del Duque, its tamed waters a haven for families.

Information provided by Baobab Suites on 10/03/2022.

Cleaning and hygiene
Safe & Trust Quality Certificate, granted by the Spanish Luxury Association. "100% CLEAN" health seal guaranteeing sanitary protocols in the cleaning and disinfection of all suites and common areas and also offers the customer the guarantee that no one has entered their suite since the last disinfection. Staff training. Staff wear mask, gloves and face shield. Each guest given a kit with mask and disinfectant gel. Specialised products used.

Common areas
Common areas cleaned daily with particular focus on high touch points.

Food and drink
Breakfast is provided in the privacy and intimacy of the suite. We have three choices of breakfast boxes. Or there's the a la carte breakfast served at our Fuel Restobar. BB Lounge Club is open for snacks and then in the evening only open for signature cocktail. Strict cleaning protocols several times a day, including cleaning chairs and tables every time a client leaves the establishment. Digitization of menus, all available from the client’s mobile phone through a QR code or from the web page for clients.

Hammocks placed to guarantee social distance. Hammocks and Balinese beds in the pool area cleaned three times a day. Saplings kids club cleaned and disinfected 3 times a day. Toys disinfected with a sprayer after use. Non-contact activities prioritised. All children and parents at the club wear a mask. Staff work at all times with a mask and protective screen on. Wellness measures include disinfection of all contact surfaces after each client, disinfection and sterilisation of all utensils between use, all treatments by prior appointment only, client and staff wear masks.

CANCELLATION POLICY: When booking the flexible option. Changes and cancellations are allowed until 2 days prior arrival. Cancellations made less than 48 hours before arrival and "no shows” will result in a cancellation fee of 1 day of the total stay.

Paperless as far as possible with information on a webpage.
Pre-check in before arrival via mobile option. Protection screens at all points of contact with the guest. Disinfection of all material delivered to the client (room keys, pens, etc.)


  • Perfect for families: just a 20-minute drive from the airport and walking distance from a great family beach and watersports
  • Suites are extremely spacious, and many have private plunge pools and/or Jacuzzis
  • Staff are extremely attentive and everything runs like clockwork
  • Breakfasts are delicious, with a smorgasbord of local and continental favourites and even sparkling wine on offer
  • A free indoor Kids' Club, with creative activities like painting and pizza making, run by lovely staff


  • Due to the staggered layout of the resort, many suites lack privacy, and the plunge pools are often visible to other guests
  • Much bigger than usual i-escape hotels: 125 suites in all, of which we've chosen to feature our favourite 20 or so
  • Some suites are a trek from the facilities
  • It's a short taxi ride (or 15-min uphill walk) back from the beach - but you're given free return taxi vouchers each day
World Favourite Family Hideaway

    Best rooms for families

    Divinity and Serenity suites sleep 2-5; Infinity Suites sleep 6-7, while Euphoria sleeps 6-9. All bedrooms can be set up as twins, and baby cots, extra beds and highchairs are all available for free. Many of the attractive decked terraces come with a Jacuzzi or pool, or both. Some pools are raised above the ground, making them ideal for families with small children pottering around. Some decks have sunken sandpits that look like mini beaches.

    Parents should know...

    Some suites have decks which lead directly onto the main pools - dangerous if gates are left unlocked and little ones escape. So check when booking if your suite is toddler-proof, as some have unfenced holes in the sandpit and gaps in the fence

High chairs and baby cots

Some equipment may need to be requested in advance

Must be booked in advance (extra cost)

Kids aged 3-12 will love the daily free Saplings Kids' Club. It’s an indoor space, light and bright with fun colours, play houses, scooters and structures, hammocks, play palms and every imaginable toy. From handicrafts and games to face painting, creativity’s on tap, and the staff who run it are well-organised and friendly. During school holidays additional activities are arranged such as talent contests, cooking classes, sports and role play. Children under 3 can play under the supervision of their parents. For an extra charge they do lunches and run evening sessions from 6-10pm, which include dinner and a film

Kids' menu in BB. Restaurant and at Fuel RestoBar, which is next to a sandy play area. All suites are well equipped for self catering and there are supermarkets nearby

  • Kids' club
  • Pools and splash pools
  • Paddle tennis
  • Playground
  • DVD players available to rent
  • Siam Water Park (the highest wave pool in the world and amazing rides. Thankfully, lifeguards abound)
  • Beaches
  • Pedalos and jet skis
  • Banana boat rides
  • Go-karting
  • 10-pin bowling
  • Cinema
  • Indoor mini golf
  • Soft play

Great for...

  • Boutique Apart-Hotel
  • 125 suites for 2-9
  • Restaurants open daily; self-catering; eateries nearby
  • All ages welcome
  • Open all year
  • Heated Pool
  • Spa
  • WiFi
  • Babysitting
  • Creche / Kids Club
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-street Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Disabled Access
  • Restaurants Nearby
  • Air Conditioning
  • Guest Lounge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gym
  • Paddle tennis
  • Beach volleyball


Of the hotel's 125 suites, we've chosen to feature the nicest 20 or so. They range in price, amenities and size, running from 1-4 bedrooms. All are spacious, white and impeccably designed, with superbly equipped kitchens, clean-cut sofas, electronic sun shades and quiet air con. Huge glass doors lead from open-plan living areas to furnished decked terraces, many of which have pools or Jacuzzis – or both! Take your pick. Some also have sunken sandpits; heaven for toddlers. You pay more for a pool than a Jacuzzi but those with pools are divided by low see-through fences, so the pools themselves lack privacy.

Most suites face the ocean and get the morning sun, and also have super views over the mountains. Those at the rear look west towards the road, the sports centre, and the sunsets. Some are a hike from the kids’ club and the restaurants, reachable via several lifts and long concrete passages.

Divinity Suites have 1 bedroom and are spacious (64m2) and light, available with or without Jacuzzis. Serenity Suites have 2 bedrooms, terraces (some have sandpits) and sea views, and some have Jacuzzi and/or private pools. The 3-bedroom Infinity Suites have private pools; some have a dramatic rooftop setting and a Jacuzzi. 4-bedroom Euphoria is ideal for 2 families travelling together, with a private rooftop terrace, pool and Jacuzzi.

Features include:

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Extra beds
  • Hairdryer
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Phone
  • Safe box
  • Satellite TV
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Toiletries
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi


There are 4 restaurants on site. Bite. Buffet Restaurant offers tasty all day snacks, plus hot food cooked to order at the scattered cooking stations, and also has lunch and dinner menus with plenty of options. Breakfast is served here, and includes sparkling wine and freshly squeezed fruit juices, just-baked breads and pastries, and cooked dishes. Many guests prefer the hamper-to-your-room option, meaning you can eat on your terrace in the morning sun. Order the night before from a range of boxes (think Happy, Tonic or Home Edition) for a fantastic spread of breads, cereals, smoked salmon, fruits, pastries, butter and jams, or bacon and eggs that you cook yourselves.

Fuel RestoBar is a bar and restaurant in the Activate sports club, surrounded by sand (meaning kids can play while waiting for food). The BB. Restaurant faces one of the pools, with a wide deck outside and a ship-like feel. On the menu: standard fare including croquettes, salads, stir fries, fish of the day, grilled tenderloin and more. There’s a kids' menu too. For more sophisticated gastronomy there’s formal Sucás restaurant on the lower ground floor. Book a babysitter and 'dine out'.

Suite kitchens are well-equipped for self-catering with fridge freezers, ovens, hobs, microwaves and Nespresso machines, plus dishwashers and a few complimentary drinks. You can shop at a Mercadona a 5-minute taxi ride away, or walk to a (basic) mini market. Alternatively, there are restaurants nearby: Mesón Castellano in Playa de las Americas comes highly recommended by the hotel, while Martini III Torviscas was a firm favourite for us.

Features include:

  • Bar
  • Children's meals
  • Coffee / tea making
  • Dishwasher
  • Food blender
  • Fridge
  • Full kitchen
  • Hob or stove
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Restaurant
  • Restaurants nearby
  • Room service
  • Toaster
Activity: Activities 3


  • The walk to the palms and pale sands of Playa del Duque is 15 minutes downhill. You may wish to avoid the walk back up, especially in high heat, so take a taxi (each room gets a free return taxi voucher daily)
  • Playa Fanabe, around the palm-strewn headland, is perfect for paddlers. No waves, no wind, just fine volcanic sands and Balinese beds and umbrellas. You can rent pedalos and jet skis, and pay for banana boat rides
  • Head up to stunning Teide National Park, its highest point crowned by the island’s active volcano, El Teide. It takes an hour to get there, and the route is scenic, the walking magnificent
  • Day trip to Tenerife's beautiful east coast to see Abades (a sleepy fishing village overlooked by an abandoned leper colony), the stunning Anaga mountains, and El Medano (the best natural beach on Tenerife)
  • Baobab's 'Experience Centre' can arrange paragliding, wine tasting at local vineyards, night photography at the volcanic sites, and lava tube visits (Cueva del Viento was formed 27,000 years ago, and is the longest lava tube in Europe)
  • Back home for me-time: a manicure, pedicure, facial and massage in Baobab Wellness; lazy laps in the pools
  • Play beach volley and paddle tennis at Activate Sports Club, which has an open-air gym; enjoy Pilates, yoga and spinning classes or attend free fitness sessions

Activities on site or nearby include:

  • Beach volleyball
  • Beaches
  • Boat trips
  • Go-karting
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet skis
  • Nightlife
  • Paragliding
  • Plantlife / flora
  • Private guided tours
  • Shopping / markets
  • Swimming
  • Volcano visits
  • Waterparks
  • Watersports
  • Windsurfing
  • Wine tasting

Best Time to go

The joy of Tenerife's southwest coast is that it’s warm and sunny all year round. With kids under school age, you’re spoiled for choice. March and November are great times to visit, warm (19-22C) but not overly so, and with few crowds. July-September can be scorchingly hot, though the suites are air-conditioned. Winters (December-February) are cool at 13-18C, but it’s still likely to be sunny.

Our Top Tips

The fishing village of La Caleta is 2km away for more choice of restaurants, including family-run Masia del Mar for good seafood and Martini III Torviscas for lovely waterfront views.
Kid Friendly:


Baobab Suites is on the Costa Adeje, on the south-west of Tenerife.

By Air:
Tenerife South is 20 mins' drive away. Tenerife North is about an hour's drive.

From the Airport
Unless you're planning to do lots of day trips there's no need to hire a car; taxis are plentiful and cheap, or you can ask the hotel for a transfer. However if you do want to explore at your leisure, see our car rental recommendations. You can park for free at the property.

Detailed directions will be sent to you when you book through


  • Reina Sofia 22.0 km TFS
  • Los Rodeos 85.0 km TFN


  • Beach 2.0 km
  • Shops 1.0 km
  • Restaurant 1.0 km

Our guests' ratings...

Based on 2 independent reviews from i-escape guests


Suite was great - easy enough to get down to the beach and to find restaurants in Costa Adeje and La Caleta - the area is highly developed, which isn't our usual holiday destination, but turning towards La Caleta allowed us to escape to quieter beaches and more relaxed areas
Loved the breakfast boxes - supplied up with breakfast and lunch each day.
Good advice from reception on local restaurants, activities, etc - the cycle up to Teide volcano is not for the first time cyclist but very rewarding!


A great escape from gloomy England! Just four days away in this lovely aparthotel is the perfect pick me up. Such friendly staff and lovely apartments. Although the restaurants were closed we had a lovely dinner delivered to the apartment every evening and an amazing breakfast hamper. Everything was made as easy as possible. We will return!


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