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May 25, 2022

Golfing in Tenerife

The Canary Islands is an exquisite location known to many as the Spanish islands. Full of vibrance and vigor – the islands have so much to offer guests. They are filled with stretches of white beach sand, luscious forests and mighty mountains, and volcanos.

It’s a prime destination for many European travelers looking for a short trip to relax and unwind.

Tenerife is not only the largest island in the Canary Islands – it’s also one of the most popular. Set just west from the coast of Morocco to duns the Canary Islands. Situated south of Europe, the islands have a striking climate – making it no surprise that it has become an ideal location for sun-loving golfers.  

The opulent island of Tenerife offers over seven exquisite golf courses, all operating throughout the year. Let’s review the finest golf courses in Tenerife – so that when you plan your trip, you can choose the ones best suited to your taste.

Real Club de Golf de Tenerife

Located in Tacoronte, this golf course is the second oldest in the Canary Islands. The course is set above sea level, offering exquisite views of lush fairways and distant snow-capped Mount Teide. The 18-hole course has fairways lined with native trees like eucalyptus and pine, giving golfers a truly native experience.

Buenavista Golf Club

Situated on the North West coast of Tenerife, this golf course has a marvelous view of the Teno mountain range. Spanish golf pro - Severiano Ballesteros designed Buenavista Golf Club. The course is spread across cliff tops, making it even more challenging with high winds. Enjoy the Atlantic Ocean view while playing – a truly breathtaking experience.

Amarilla Golf and Country Club

If you are looking for a golf course with a view – this is it. Located on cliff tops, Amarilla Golf and Country Club has wondrous views of the Atlantic and Mount Teide. It is not the longest course, but mother nature’s bodies of water around it dictate the course placement. British architect Donald Steel has done an exceptional job of laying it out well. The golf club also offers on-site training facilities, including an outstanding driving range and putting green.

Golf Costa Adeje

Golf Costa Adeje is ideal for you if you’re looking for a challenge. The course is built on past banana plantations. The land’s curves quicken the rounds – an intriguing challenge for many golfers. Majestic palm trees surround the course, making for a tranquil and stunning place to play. If you’re looking for a course with an on-site golf school – this is it. Whether you’re a beginner or pro, you can enjoy golf training sessions with professionals.

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Tecina Golf

Tecina Golf is one of the most popular golf courses in Spain. It is situated on a clifftop overlooking the deep blue Atlantic Ocean. The course parades with views of Mount Teide – a truly remarkable volcano to see. This exhilarating 18-hole course was also designed by Donald Steel – a well-known British architect. You can book some time to relax and unwind at Hotel Jardin Tecina, enjoy ocean-side accommodation, exquisite dining, and plays at Tecina Golf.

Golf Las Américas

This golf course is located in the heart of the most popular holiday resorts on the southern island – Playa de Las Américas. It boasts a majestic mountain background with lush green fairways. Golf Las Américas offers forward tee positions, which makes it more accessible for slightly less experienced players. If you’re an expert golfer, the course is still very challenging and quite a favorite among pros. You can look forward to unexpected water hazards and other gentle ripples while playing – adding an extra bit of contest.

Abama Golf

Abama Golf is one of the most popular courses built in Europe in recent years. Built in 2005, the golf course gives players a view of La Gomera island, a charming experience for any golfer. It was created by expert Dave Thomas – boasting over 25,000 palm trees, surging greens, and over 22 lakes which contribute to the challenging course. Abama Golf course offers picturesque views with a glittering coastline. Feel free to book accommodation at the near and dear Ritz Carlton Abama while enjoying this thrilling course.

Picturesque Tenerife – The Perfect Golfing Destination All-Year-Round

Golfers can look forward to sun-kissed courses, fairways with ocean views, and chillingly cold beverages. What’s not to love?

What’s more delectable is that airline costs to Tenerife are reasonable, making it the perfect summer or winter getaway location for avid golfers. Choose any of these seven golf courses to enjoy the best rounds of drives and putting under the Spanish sun.

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