9 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

9 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

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9 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  3​h
3
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Newark

1
night
Costa Adeje, Tenerife

Costa Adeje ©
On the 14th (Sat), contemplate the geological forces at Mount Teide. On your second day here, contemplate the geological forces at Teide National Park and then make a splash at Siam Park.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Costa Adeje trip itinerary site .

Newark, USA to Costa Adeje is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. In March, Costa Adeje is warmer than Newark - with highs of 72°F and lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Puerto de la Cruz.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trips

Tenerife, Siam Park
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Siam Park ©
Siam Park
Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park
Mount Teide ©
Mount Teide

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): walk around Plaza Victor Perez, then look for gifts at Aloe Vera de Canarias, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Loro Parque, and finally find something for the whole family at ARTlandya.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Puerto de la Cruz day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Costa Adeje to Puerto de la Cruz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Puerto de la Cruz

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

ARTlandya
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Loro Parque ©
Loro Parque
ARTlandya ©
ARTlandya
Aloe Vera de Canarias ©
Aloe Vera de Canarias

5
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mirador Playa de Salinetas (in Telde), Las Cumbres (in Vega de San Mateo) and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Las Canteras Beach & Experiencias Virtuales). And it doesn't end there: catch some excitement at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Maspalomas, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Maspalomas trip itinerary tool .

Do a combination of ferry and car from Puerto de la Cruz to Maspalomas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March, daytime highs in Maspalomas are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Playa de Mogan, Scuba & Snorkeling, Mirador Playa de Salinetas, Helicopter Tours
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Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria ©
Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas
Dunas de Maspalomas ©
Dunas de Maspalomas

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