Playing golf in Tenerife: a paradise for golfers
Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands, a paradise for those who look for subtropical climate and want to sunbathe all year round surrounded by breath-taking views and spectacular landscapes.
Tenerife offers also facilities to do different sports, from water sports, to trekking, fishing and golfing. In particular you can find numerous high-level golf courses close to the major holiday resorts.
Where to find the best golf destinations
Tenerife surely is a paradise for golf lovers as it is home to 10 excellent golf courses, which differ for landscape and challenges.
Golf courses in Tenerife
Here you will find the golf courses available in Tenerife
Costa Adeje Golf
Golf del Sur
Golf Las Americas, designed by John Jacobs
Real Club de Golf de Tenerife
Golf Los Palos
La Rosaleda Golf Club
Costa Adeje Golf
This wonderful golf course lies in the southern part of the island, on Costa Adeje, the most touristically developed. This 27-hole golf course covers an area of about 45,000 m2 and is located in a natural canyon offering three different challenges. The course is very technical and challenging, ideal for the most trained and demanding golfers. The whole complex includes restaurants, cafés, solariums and a clubhouse. Some of the paths descend sweetly towards the sea, offering a unique panorama.
Buenavista Gold in Malia del Conde
This 18-hole technical course is located in the north-eastern side of Tenerife and offers a wonderful view of the ocean, one of the most evocative of the island. It was designed by Severino Ballesteros, respecting the particular lay of the land. In the centre of the course lies a lake divided into two parts by waterfalls, which convey a spectacular atmosphere. In the highest part of the structure, the Club House gives you the possibility to relax watching a wonderful panorama.
Golf Las Américas
You will find this course in the southern part of Tenerife, close to the biggest tourist centres and the renowned Playa de Las Américas. Realized in a natural dip, Golf Las Américas includes a wonderful botanic garden where you will admire the particular flora of this location.
You will also find numerous species of birds which found shelter in this part of Tenerife. Thanks to its position, this spot is protected from the winds and has an ideal temperature all year round. While playing you will have wonderful views of its surroundings.
Designed by Dave Thomas, it covers an area of 6,271 m2 and features 22 lakes connected through waterfalls, bunkers of fine white sand and 25,000 palms!
It overlooks the island of Gomera, which can be seen from a distance from most of the holes. Not only is this course evocative for its collocation and view, but also it offers a lot of different challenges, for every level of experience, from beginners to experts.
Golf Del Sur
This course was designed by Pepe Gancedo and perfectioned by Manuel Piñero, always respecting the typical conformation of the ground. It is the first golf facility of the Canary Islands offering three different professional courses: Links, Norte and Sur. These differ for challenge and obstacles, some of which are spectacular waterfalls, bunkers of black sand and lakes.
Golf Del Sur offers many services as a golf school, a practise course, a miniature golf course, tennis courts, cafés, which make of this course one of the most interesting of the island.
Amarilla Golf and Country Club
This course lies in the southern part of Tenerife and offers a beautiful view of Mount Teide. It was realized by Donald Steel, who respected the natural landscape and environment. Hole number 5 is the most evocative as the sea becomes the fairway and must be crossed.
La Rosaleda Golf Club
This course is 5 minutes away from Puerto de la Cruz in the northern part of Tenerife. It offers a wonderful view over the Orotava Valley and it is home to countless banana trees. It is ideal for beginners and for those who want to play surrounded by a quiet and relaxing atmosphere.
Where to find Hotels and golf courses
Tenerife offers different types of accommodation very close to the most important golfing destinations.
- Amarilla Golf Tenerife: is a course located in a tourist area not far from Tenerife South Airport, Playa de la Tejita and the prestigious Playa de Los Abrigos.
Here you can find a wide range of hotels, from the cheapest to the most exclusive ones.
- Buenavista Golf Tenerife: is in Sant Cruz de Tenerife, where you will easily find the accommodation you are looking for. If you want to stay in an urban district, in the centre of Santa Cruz, but you want to play golf surrounded by a natural environment, this is the place for you.
- Acentro Golf: Acentro is the Tenerife-born brand which guarantees you a quality holiday. We recommend that you have a look at its selection of hotels if you are looking for a high standard golfing holiday destination.
- Golf Hermitage: if Amarilla Golf made you fall in love, you should look for accommodation nearby. This is one of the many luxurious resorts in the municipality of San Miguel de Abonda, where this course is located.