Tenerife is a great place to take a golf holiday. The all year round sunshine makes this a very attractive place to have your golf holidays break. Tenerife has 9 fantastic golf courses in the south and north of the island. The main place for golf on Tenerife is at the area known as ‘The Golf’, which is on the south coast of Tenerife and consists of two championship golf courses at Golf del Sur and Amarilla Golf.
Golf del Sur
Golf del Sur has an 18 hole championship course and a 9 hole links course. The fairways are wide and undulating with black volcanic sand bunkers and many natural obstacles. Golf de Sur has a putting and chipping green, driving range, Pro shop and golf academy.
Golf de Sur is a resort in its own right and has a wide choice of restaurants and bars in clusters around the resort and a couple of ‘cabaret’ type bars. The resort is low key by Tenerife standards.
Adjacent to Golf del Sur is Amarilla Golf and the two resorts have now effectively merged, although the two areas are separated by a barranco, there is a road link between the two resorts.
Amarilla Golf is smaller and consists mainly of residential villas and low rise apartment blocks set in and around the 18 hole golf course. There are a few bars and a couple of restaurants on Amarilla Golf, as well as the Amarilla Golf and Country Club where there is restaurant and bar, as well as a swimming pool and hotel accommodation in what is now called The Ritz Resort.
Amarilla Golf Club also has a Pro Shop, 9 hole pitch and putt, driving range, putting green, and a café serving drinks and food throughout the day and a buggy bar. There is also a golf academy and buggy and golf club hire.
Abama golf course is an exceptional 18 hole Oceanside course over ever changing terrain. The course is over 6271 meters and features over 22 lakes that are linked by waterfalls and white sand bunkers. The course rises 315 meters above the ocean at its highest point and most holes have views over the ocean to the island of La Gomera.
The course is assessable to golfers with high handicaps as well as providing a challenge for experienced golfers.
Buenavista Golf course is situated in the north west of Tenerife near the Teno Masive Mountains and is an Oceanside course located on top of the cliffs. It was designed by Severiano Ballesteros and is an 18 hole 72 par course and is 6.019 meters in length. The club house boasts panoramic views or the entire course.
Golf Los Palos
Golf Los Palos is a 9 hole course virtually flat but does have a slight inclination with some water features and obstacles. The course is idea for beginners and for practicing your short game. The course has a pro shop, driving range, pitching and putting greens and club house with a restaurant.
Golf Costa Adeje
Golf Costa Adeje has been built on an old banana plantation and farming terraces. The course is bordered by the old stone walls of these plantations. The golf club has an impressive 18 hole championship par 72 course and a 9 hole par 33 course with sea views and lakes. The course offers a driving range, putting and chipping greens and practice bunker. The club house is built in luxury colonial style, with large terraces and court yard. The ladies Tenerife open was held here in 2005, 2008 and 2009 and the Canaries Open of Spain in 2003.
Golf las Americas
Golf las Americas is located right in Playa de las Americas with lakes, streams and ravines around the course. The course is an 18 hole 72 par course of 6039 metres. There is a putting and chipping green, driving range, pro shop, golf academy and buggy bar. The club house restaurant has indoor dining and large terraces. There is also the 5* luxurious Hotel Las Madrigueras Golf Resort & Spa onsite.
Real Club de Golf de Tenerife
The original golf club on Tenerife and the second oldest in Spain was founded by the British in 1932 and is located in North tenerife between La Laguna and Tacoronte. The course is situated 600meters above sea level with 18 holes on undulating fairways with dry stream beds and old trees.