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The Best Golf Courses In Tenerife


Golf in Tenerife must be experienced. Firstly, Tenerife in the Canary Islands is a utopia for golfers all year round. However, it comes to life when the rest of Europe’s weather gets that little more chilly. Tenerife has an average yearly temperature of 23°C and a location just over 4 hours flight distance from the UK, perfect for a golf holiday in Tenerife

More widely, the Canary Islands are home to some genuinely excellent golf courses. However, Tenerife would be the stand out contender offering the best golf courses for a winter golf break. Particularly, fantastic ocean views and excellent hotels offering anything from bed and breakfast to All-Inclusive. Combined with fantastic golf courses, you can not go wrong with the Canaries.

Our Expert Guide to Golf Courses In Tenerife

How many golf courses are there in Tenerife?

There are currently 9 golf courses on the island of Tenerife. Indeed, the majority being located in the southwest part of the Island in the regions between San Miguel and Costa Adeje.

Where are the best courses in the Canaries?

In short, Tenerife is where you will find the best golf on the Canary Islands

We picked our favourites


Abama Golf, Championship Golf, The Best Golf Courses in Tenerife

Abama Golf

Opened for Play: 2005

Course Designer: Dave Thomas

Golf Professional: Sebastian Miller Garcia

Type: 18 Holes / Par 72

Location: Guía De Isora, Canarias, Spain

Average Green Fee: €200.00 per round with buggy included

Abama Golf, The Best Golf Courses in Tenerife

Unquestionably, Abama golf is an immaculately maintained and beautifully manicured 18 hole championship course. The course constitutes over three hundred species of subtropical plants and a staggering 20,000 + palm trees. the vast majority of all of the golf holes on the course has spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean and the island of La Gomera.

Signature Hole: The 10th is considered to be the best hole on the golf course, and what a beauty it is:

A long par 5 with a dramatic downhill elevation change you will need an accurate tee shot downhill past a couple of water hazards to the left and deep bunkers to the right, to the final dogleg.


Tecina Golf Course, The Best Golf Courses in Tenerife

Tecina Golf

Opened for Play: 2003

Course Designer: Martin Ebert/Donald Steel

Golf Professional: Christos Sakorafas

Type: 18 Holes / Par 71

Location: La Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain

Average Green Fee: €100.00 per round

Tecina Golf Course,The Best Golf Courses in Tenerife

Tecina golf club has played host to the Canary Islands Championship plus a European Challenge Tour event and given the location and views from the course, it is easy to see why it was chosen for such prestigious events.

In addition, the course measures 6,900 yards from the back tees and although not easy, is suitable for players of all abilities. The fairways are wide on many of the holes and the greens are often exposed, meaning you can play attacking shots.

Signature Hole: The 4th is one of three signature holes at Tecina Golf and a picture of beauty, A short par 3 with vistas of the Azure Atlantic.


Buenavista Golf,The Best Golf Courses in Tenerife

Buenavista Golf

Opened for Play: 2003

Course Designer: Seve Ballesteros

Type: 18 Holes / Par 72

Location: Buenavista, Tenerife

Average Green Fee: €80.00 per round

Buenavista Golf, The Best Golf Courses in Tenerife

The beautiful Buenavista Golf championship course is one of the finest examples from the Severiano Ballesteros portfolio, with fantastic views from almost every hole. The golf course is located some 50 minutes away from Reina Sofia airport in the North West of the Island – if you are looking for championship golf in a quiet location then look no further.

Signature Hole: The 16th is our personal signature hole, a mid-length par 4 with unrivaled views over the Atlantic Ocean.


Costa Adeje Golf, The Best Golf Courses in Tenerife

Golf Costa Adeje

Opened for Play: 1998

Course Designer: José Gancedo

Golf Professional: José Molina

Type: 18 Holes / Par 72

Location: Adeje, Tenerife, Spain

Average Green Fee: €95.00 per round

Costa Adeje Golf, The Best Golf Courses in Tenerife

Costa Adeje Golf is Designed by José Gancedo one of Spain’s most celebrated course architects. This 27 hole takes advantage of the natural characteristics of the land and landmarks from its former use as a banana plantation.

For the most part, Adeje is a fair golf course that all levels of golfers will enjoy with stunning ocean views over the Island of Gomera. Just like Golf del Sur, one of the standout features is the black volcanic sand waste bunkers, some of which are very large.

Signature Hole: The 7th is our personal signature hole, a fantastic par 3 that requires a tee shot over a barranca to the green, make sure you take enough club.


Our View

Overall, As you will see from our favourite golf courses in Tenerife, you can expect beautiful scenery and fantastic golf course designs when taking a golf break to Tenerife.

With this in mind, make sure to read our review of the remaining courses on the Island also:

We recommend basing yourself in the south of the Island and taking local taxis or arranged transfers to the courses which will give you plenty of good options for nightlife and evenings out as well as easy access to the golf courses our favourite hotels to stay in would be:

Sol Tenerife – Perfect for groups on a tighter budget and want to be based in the ever-popular Playa las Americas. The hotel has a privileged beachfront location with fantastic views of the gardens and the ocean.

Jardin Tropical – Located in the more upmarket Costa Adeje the Jardin Tropical is one of the original hotels on the island to specialize in golf from its very beginnings, the Jardin Tropical has a large majority of its guests still coming back here to take advantage of the golf facilities and tee times on offer. A popular hotel with the UK golfer, the Hotel Jardin Tropical in TenerifeSpain, is one of our favourites and very much one our clients love to stay in.

We know that planning your next Canary Island golf holidays can be a time consuming and stressful task, so if you need any expert advice and assistance organising your golf trip, please contact us on 01992 763660 and we will be only too happy to help.

Tom Hall

Sales Specialist
360 Golf Holidays

Tenerife Golf and Beyond

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