Things to do in Callao Salvaje

About Callao Salvaje

There are plenty of things to do in Callao Salvaje. Callao Salvaje is one of the five main seaside communities of Adeje and is a tourist hot spot. Situated at the end of Costa Adeje, this is a quieter village but if you like great views, the best weather and a relaxed environment, it’s ideal. Callao Salvaje is partly a residential village with a great community of residents and repeat visitors. The town boasts some great activities, a nice beach club and plenty of bars and restaurants. Many locals will come out of their way to visit the great eateries here.
This is an ideal destination to holiday in if you like to be out of the busier areas and the hustle and bustle of cities. 

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Callao Salvaje has an attractive beach, Playa de Ajabo. Not too busy or commercialised and within walking distance from all the hotels. This makes a day at Playa de Ajabo a peaceful and relaxing experience. There is a lifeguard on duty making this beach safe and fun for the whole family to enjoy. It is also a lovely walk around the cliffs to the neighbouring village Playa Paraiso which offers spectacular views over the ocean.
Things to do in Callao Salvaje

Best attractions near Callao Salvaje

Siam Park & Loro Parque
There is not a great deal of things to do in Callao Salvaje itself, attraction-wise, but this is not a problem. The majority of excursions will offer free transfers to and from your hotel. You are just a short drive from the worlds number 1 water park, Siam Park. The worlds number 1 zoo, Loro Parque is situated in the north of the island and provides a paid for transport daily from Callao Salvaje departing at 08:40.

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Marine Life

Tenerife is home to amazing marine life such as pilot whales, dolphins, sea turtles and stingrays. Our beautiful marine life can be found here all year round. Going out on a boat trip or snorkelling with sea turtles is one of the best things to do in Tenerife. There are a few boat trips that offer transfers to and from Callao Salvaje eliminating the need to pay for taxis. 

Boat Trips

Skyline 1 & Skyline Cruiser

If you are holidaying as a couple or family with older children we would recommend the Skyline sailing yacht and the Skyline Cruiser. German owned, these trips offer the highest lever of customer service, luxury experience and professionalism. Each 3 hour trip includes whale watching with the possibility of seeing dolphins. Also included is food, drinks and a 30 minute swim stop with snorkelling. These boats take a maximum of 11 people. They will also pick you up from your hotel reception or apartment complex.
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Mustcat Catamaran

We would also recommend the Mustcat Catamaran for families with younger children. The Mustcat Catamaran offers 3 hour and 4.5 hours trips departing from Las Galletas with transfers from your hotel in Callao Salvaje. Both trips will take you on an adventure in search for dolphins and pilot whales. You will stop for a 30 minute swim and snorkel and enjoy complimentary drinks throughout (beer, white wine, sangria, soft drinks and water). They will serve paella on the 4.5 hour trips and sandwiches on the 3 hours trips.
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Things to do in Callao Salvaje at night

Callao Salvaje is certainly not a party town that caters for the 18-30´s but it does have some great bars with nightly entertainment to suit everyone from sports bars to karaoke and cabaret.


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Restaurants in Callao Salvaje

Although it is a small village, Callao Salvaje is home to some truly amazing restaurants with something for everyone. You are only a short walk away from a selection including Indian, Canarian, Italian and British cuisine.

Best Restaurant with a View

The Edge Restaurant

One of the most upmarket restaurants in Callao Salvaje has got to be The Edge Restaurant! Located within the Pearly Grey Ocean Club hotel. The Edge Restaurant offers the most fantastic views in Tenerife. Overlooking the ocean makes for a very romantic atmosphere as the sun sets and a chill out bar in the afternoons unwinding with a cocktail. It not just the views that bring visitors from all over the island, they offer a creative cuisine & classic cocktails served by friendly and courteous staff. You can chose from indoor or outdoor dining. The Edge Restaurant is a true paradise!

Booking in advance is recommended as The Edge Restaurant is within a hotel complex, so is popular with hotel guests as well as locals from all over Tenerife.

The Edge Restaurant
Opening Hours: 12:00 – 20:00 Every day
Address: Calle La Lava 4, Perla Gris, Callao Salvaje, Costa Adeje, 38678
Telephone Number: 0034 600 25 26 25
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/PGTheEdge/

Best Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

Nebula Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

Famous in the area for it´s modern and stylish look, fabulous service and amazing food, Nebula Restaurant & Cocktail Bar is a must for anyone visiting Callao Salvaje. The staff are extremely welcoming and friendly, and their cocktail making abilities and knowledge is outstanding. Probably the best cocktails in Tenerife! The menu has plenty of choice including full English breakfasts, pasta dishes, steaks and seafood. We would highly recommend the prawn and seabass skewers. This is a very popular restaurant and does get busy, so making is reservation is recommended.

Nebula Restaurant & Cocktail Bar
Opening Hours: 10:00 – Midnight Every day
Address: Calle el Jable, 43, 38678 Callao Salvaje
Telephone Number: 0034 922 04 63 98
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/nebulacallao

Best Indian Cuisine

Bombay Babu

Callao Salvaje has what we believe to be the best Indian restaurant in Tenerife, Bombay Babu. It offers a great menu suitable for vegetarians as well as meat eaters and if you don´t fancy a night out from the hotel they will deliver their meals straight to your hotel reception. To dine in, it is best to reserve a table by making a reservation on their website, phone or on their Facebook page.

Bombay Babu
Opening Hours: 16:30 – 23:30 Every day
Address: Av. El Jable, 45, CC. Aguaviva, Locales 16-17, Callao Salvaje, 38678
Telephone Number: 0034 922 72 35 14
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/Bombay-Babu-Callao-Salvaje
Website: www.bombay-babu.com

Best Canarian Food

Bodegon Canario

You will receive a very warm welcome from the owners on every visit. The food at this restaurant is amazing and offers some of the best Canarian food and steaks in the village. Although it doesn´t have a huge menu, there is something for everyone and every meal is prepared fresh and with Canarian expertise. You can have an inexpensive night out and enjoy the best Canarian food and delicious local wine at Bodegon Canario.

This lovely restaurant can get busy during the summer months, so is worth booking a table in advance when possible. You can contact Bodegon Canario on their Facebook page or by phone to make a reservation. 

Bodegon Canario
Opening Hours: Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun: 11:00 – 15:00 & 19:00 – 22:00
Address: Local 20, C.C. Esmeralda, Calle el Jable, Callao Salvaje, 38678
Telephone Number: 0034 922 74 00 84
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/Bodegon-Canario

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