Experience sun-soaked beaches, Spanish cuisine & top-quality golf courses
Long established as an excellent golfing destination, the appeal of golf in the Canary Islands is no great mystery. The climate is wonderful year-round, and the golf courses are of the highest quality. From the largest of the islands, Tenerife to Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, each island offers a unique golfing experience. Known for their black and white sandy beaches and luxury resorts, there is no better region to create memories that will last a lifetime. For a hassle-free golf holiday check out our Canary Islands all-inclusive packages.
Why play golf in Canary Islands?
- Each island provides its own unique experience
- Stunning black & white sandy beaches
- All islands are home to high quality golf courses
- Short flight time with regular flights from most airports
Play a diverse range of golf courses in the Canary Islands
Known for their rich green, well-maintained fairways, you can expect to play courses of the highest quality on these islands. Many of the courses are designed by some of golf’s greatest architects and you won’t find such a diverse range of layouts anywhere else. Maspalomas, a Philip Mackenzie Ross design, is a must-play in Gran Canaria.
Many of the courses are perfectly built into the natural landscapes, boasting modern amenities with buggies, caddies and instructors for all levels. The Sheraton Salobre and Anfi-Tauro are built into the desert landscapes. Located along the South coast of Tenerife, Golf del sur and Amarilla Costa Adeje are among the regions most popular layouts. If you stay in a luxury hotel complex, you can enjoy the benefit of onsite golf, restaurants, bars and spas. We recommend Sol Tenerife and Paradise Park.
What makes the Canary Islands so great for golf is not only the relaxing nature of the islands but the level of love for the sport. The clubs really do care about providing golfers with the ultimate experience and all the courses are maintained to the highest of standards to ensure that every golfer goes away happy with his/her experience.
Popular destinations in Canary Islands
Why you should play golf on the Canary Islands
No matter where you stay and play in the Canary Islands, golfers are guaranteed spectacular views. Known for their sun-soaked black and white sandy beaches, you will have a unique experience escaping the cold wet fairways of the UK. If you play at Real Club de Golf de las Palmas or El Cortijo in Gran Canaria, you can enjoy beautiful sea views for fantastic value.
The superb Maspalomas and stunning Anfi Tauro boast unique desert landscapes. The beauty about these islands is that there is no time difference and everything is in close proximity, so travel times are minimal. There are numerous direct flights to the Canary Islands from various airports across the UK – all around a four-hour flight time.
Located just of the north-west coast of Africa, the largest of the Canary Islands, Tenerife ticks all the boxes for a golf holiday that includes superb weather, lively towns and fantastic luxury resorts. Many of the golf clubs in Lanzarote boast breathtaking panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, including Costa Teguise Golf Club, a must-play.
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Not sure where to play? Browse our map and find your ideal destination in a continent of possibilities. We know you will be spoiled for choice! Remember our knowledgeable golf experts are ready to answer any questions.
Where to stay
Whichever of the Canary Islands you choose, you can expect a wide range of fantastic value, luxury accommodation. Stay and play at the elegant Gran Canaria Salobre Hotel Resort & Serenity 5*, that offers outstanding facilities on and off the course. The hotel Jardin Tropical 4* in Tenerife is ideal for those looking to play at Golf Costa Adeje or Las Americas.
If you’re after a fun-filled Spanish golf holiday, resorts like Sol Tenerife and Paradise Paris provide an ideal base in Tenerife. To sample both the Fuerteventura Golf course and the excellent Salinas de Antigua, we recommend Ela Palace and Elba Sara.