Golf in Tenerife: the best courses for your holidays

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Tenerife is a world renowned golfing location. Considered one of the premier islands of the Canary’s, Tenerife has an abundance of high-end resorts, luxury accommodation, beautiful mountainous landscapes and fantastic nightlife.

The climate is favorable throughout the year, and even in the winter months, you can still expect to enjoy moderate temperatures perfect for a first class round of golf. It is clear to see why this canary island is such a popular destination for golf enthusiasts and those looking for a relaxing break.
Golf holidays in Spain do not come any better than in Tenerife

This small island has an ample amount of high-quality courses designed by professionals all of which benefit from the pleasant weather and rugged volcanic landscapes that Tenerife is renowned for. The list below showcases the top 6 golf courses on Tenerife and if you are looking for a place to unwind and enjoy the sport, any of these superb courses will be your haven.


Golf las Americas

  • Location: South West Tenerife, Play de la Americas
  • of Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Built: 1998

Situated right in the heart of the popular Playa de la Americas resort area, the Golf las Americas offers a great location and many of the high-end hotels are within walking distance of the course. The course is exceptionally maintained and features rivers, lakes, ravines and fantastic views of the interior mountains of Tenerife. In windy conditions, Golf Las Americas can be tricky to master, but the design of the holes is well thought out and it is a really enjoyable course to play.

lasamericasGolf Costa Adeje

  • Location: West Tenerife, near Playa de la Americas and La Caleta
  • of Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Built: 1998

The Costa Adeje golf course is a fabulous treat and its design flows with the natural aspects of the area. The island of Gomera can be seen from the course and it also showcases the Atlantic Ocean in all its splendor. With 18 holes of challenging terrain, the Adeje Golf course will ensure you have to think tactically and use all your skill to master the fast greens and long fairways. The 5 star Royal Garden Spa and Villas is in close proximity to the course and offers a luxury retreat to base yourself at and enjoy this wonderful course.


Abama Golf

  • Location: West Tenerife, near Playa San Juan
  • of Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Built: 2005

One of the relatively new courses in the Canary Islands, Abama Golf has already become a firm favorite for golf enthusiasts and those seeking a luxury break. The course was designed by David Thomas who has created Ryder Cup venues and is regarded as one of the premier courses in Spain. The luxury gold buggies transport you from hole to hole in style with a GPS system and a water cooler, and the clubhouse overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and offers a sophisticated place to relax. This course really is a fantastic golfing venue and it is easy to see why it is so highly regarded.

abamagolfAmarilla Golf

  • Location: Southern Tenerife, near Playa de la Americas
  • of Holes: 18
  • Par: 71
  • Built: 1989

The Amarilla Golf course is a historical establishment and has played host to the PGA tour in 1990. This beautifully designed gem is tucked away on the south coast of Tenerife with spectacular views of the El Teide Mountain. The holes are wonderfully integrated into the upmarket residential area that surrounds the course and many of the villas face the green. The course was designed by the renowned Donal Steel and the complexity and natural flow of the holes are a delight to play on. Aside from the course, you can also experience the San Miguel Marina which showcases a dazzling array of Yachts and sailing boats.

amarillagolf1-1Buenavista Golf

  • Location: Northwest Tenerife, near Buenavista del Nte.
  • of Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Built: 2003

This fantastic course was designed by the legendary Severiano Ballesteros and offers breath-taking views of the Teno mountains and the Atlantic ocean. The holes of this course are extremely well designed and give the impression that you are teeing into the beautiful seas. With an even spread of par 3, 4 & 5’s, Buenavista offers a challenging experience and the wind from the ocean can provide a factor in your ground strokes. The exquisite clubhouse and Melia Hacienda del Conde hotel speak of quality and luxury and both make wonderful use of the amazing views this location.



Golf del Sur

  • Location: South Tenerife, near Airport Reina Sofía
  • of Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Built: 1987

On the Golf del Sur lynx in Tenerife, some of the top international level competitions have taken place such as Shell’s “Wonderful World of Golf Tournament”. The landscape is nothing short of paradise, punctuated by lush palms and giant cactus, it has a great variety of native flora throughout its 800,000 m2. Golf del Sur is one of the few Spanish Golf Courses to have achieved the TÜV certification on standard ISO 14001 Environment and GOLF OF THE BIOSPHERE.


Pack your clubs and come to play on the perfect greens of Tenerife

Any month is good to come and enjoy of the perfect golf experience in an island where sun shines all year through. Are you ready to organize your trip? Luxury Travel Canary Islands is the destination management company specialized on organizing unforgettable holidays in the Canary Islands. We create unique experiences based on your interests. Should we start working on your next holidays? Conctact us and let us know how we can help you.

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