Golf in Tenerife
In total there are 9 golf clubs on Tenerife. Some of the best golf courses on Tenerife are Abama Golf Resort, Golf Costa Adeje, Buenavista Golf, Golf Las Américas and Golf del Sur. Especially Tenerife golf club Golf del Sur is popular among tourists due to the very affordable greenfee and the 27 holes that are available.
There are also some very good golf resorts at Tenerife, like The Ritz Carlton Abama at the Abama Golf Resort and the Melia Hacienda Del Conde located just adjacent to Buenavista Golf. Also the golf course at Abama Golf Resort is of very high quality: the course is rated as one of the best golf courses at Tenerife and even in Spain. The golf course has some spectacular views of the ocean.
If you are looking for a luxury golf break, than the resorts above will make your golf holiday at Tenerife even better. If you are not looking for a golf resort in Tenerife, you can also stay in the capital of Tenerife: Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Golf courses around Santa Cruz are scarce: only Real Club de Golf de Tenerife is nearby.
Almost all golf courses in Tenerife are found at the southwestern coast, around Costa Adeje. This part of the island is also the part that’s more dry and sunnier than the northern part of Tenerife. This is caused by 3718 meters high vulcano, the Pica del Teide, that stops clouds coming in via the northern part of the island.
Because of the volcanic landscape, some bunkers on Tenerife golf courses are filled with black volcanic sand. This makes playing golf on Tenerife an very unique experience. This also means that if you love your own golf clubs, hire them locally. This will make sure your Tenerife golf break won’t be ruined by broken golf clubs!
Temperatures on Tenerife are above 20°C during almost all months, so perfect for a round of golf at some of the best golf courses at Tenerife. July till September are warmest with temperatures above 27°C. From May till September you can expect almost no rain. November till January are the months with the highest chance of rain.
So what can we learn from all the information available about golf in Tenerife? Well, it shows us that Tenerife is perfectly suitable for a nice golf holiday. The weather, the high-density of golf courses, the nice towns and the stunning nature make this island without doubt one of Europe’s best golfing experiences!