Golf in Gran Canaria
There are 7 golf clubs on Gran Canaria. Three of them are located at the northern part of the island, whilst the other are located at the southern part of the island. The best golf courses of Gran Canaria can be found at the southern part. Some of the best golf courses of Gran Canaria are Anfi Tauro Golf, Lopesan Meloneras Golf and Maspalomas Golf.
For the golfer who is looking for more luxury can eat his heart out at Salobre Golf Resort, a golf resort at Gran Canaria. This complex boasts a wellness center, a restaurant and two 18-hole golf courses. The standard of the golf courses at Salobre Golf Resort is high and offers a fun round of golf for players of every handicap.
A lot of golf courses at Gran Canaria have a lot in common with desert golf courses in Arizona, USA. This also means that the golf courses at Gran Canaria are very well embedded in nature. The volcanic grounds and the sea views make Gran Canaria golf courses very unique.
When playing golf at Gran Canaria, make sure to tee off early. This way you will be much cooler as temperatures can rise pretty quickly at Gran Canaria. Teeing off early will also avoid heavy winds that pick up usually around noon. Golf at Gran Canaria is best in October or November. December to March is also great, but expect more wind.
In the strange case that you have enough of Gran Canaria golf clubs, there is enough to do next to golf at Gran Canaria. If you like hiking for example, don’t forget to visit Nublo Rural Park. This huge nature park in the west of Gran Canaria is the island largest nature reserve and also boasts the famous Roque Nublo, a volcanic rock of 67 meters tall.
Gran Canaria is also host to some beautiful, vibrant cities like Playa des Ingles and Las Palmas. Even though Las Palmas is the capital of Gran Canaria, it’s not as touristic as the southern towns. This is because Las Palmas is located at the northern side of the island, where rain is much more common.
To summarize, a golf break at Gran Canaria is an excellent choice. Golf holidays to Gran Canaria are characterized by the stunning nature, perfect golf courses and friendly atmosphere.