The amazing volcanic islands are now within the scope of the major low cost airlines, making a winter escape even more attractive.
Golf Breaks in the Canary Islands
Tenerife offers the perfect balance of sun, sand, golf and nightlife – the island is becoming increasingly popular with golfers, with a great mix of holiday courses. Our recommended hotels, including Sol Tenerife and Paradise Park, are comfortable and offer easy access to the island’s delights, as well as fine courses like Costa Adeje and Amarilla. For the ultimate Tenerife experience, choose the 5* Abama resort, one of the best new developments in Europe.
Gran Canaria’s southern end is the location for a superb collection of hotels and golf courses. Within strides of the renowned sandy beaches, golfers will be delighted by courses of the calibre of Maspalomas, which are best enjoyed from excellent hotels including the Gran Hotel Costa Meloneras and the great value Sol Barbacanl.
Fuerteventura is the more private and intimate Canaries choice; less developed commercially than Tenerife or Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura is a charming destination. the jewel in the island’s crown is the Sheraton Fuerteventura Resort, which is a serious deluxe option for a Canaries golf holiday with a deifference.
|The Ritz-Carlton Abama Resort||Sheraton Gran Canaria Salobre Resort|
|Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort||Hotel Las Madrigueras Golf Resort|
|Melia Hacienda del Conde||Elba Palace Golf|
|Tecina||Golf Del Sur|
|Maspalomas||Real Las Palmas|
|Las Americas||Salobre (New course)|
- The Canary Islands are home to more than 20 golf courses
- Average Monthly temperature ranges from 15°C (59°F) to 23°C (73°F)
- Flights are 4h 30 min direct from UK to Tenerife
Reasons to visit
- Play in idyllic golf conditions almost any day of the year
- Outstanding golf courses designed by famous names
- Several high-end luxury resorts
- Breathtaking scenery and beautiful beaches
- Fantastic and varied nightlife
- 4 hours 30 minutes direct to Tenerife
Weather in Canary Islands
Average Temperature - What you might be wearing on the golf course
Polo Shirt, Trousers, probably a jumper in the evening
Polo Shirt, Tailored Shorts
Polo Shirt, Tailored Shorts - No Waterproofs Required!
- Time difference: GMT +1
- Local currency: Euro (€)
- Language: Spanish
- Cost of a pint: 2 Euros (£1.70)
The Canaries played host to the Open de España (Spanish Open) from 2002 - 2004, with El Cortijo Club De Campo, Costa Adeje and Fuerteventura all earning host venue rights. Costa Adeje has also welcomed Europe’s leading ladies from the LPGA Tour as home of the Tenerife Ladies Open.
The nightlife in Tenerife is considered to be the biggest and most popular in the Canary Islands. Playa de las Américas is the party capital of island, with the action centred around the 1km strip known as Verónicas. Here you’ll find countless nightclubs, cabaret bars, live music venues and restaurants, and generally music pumping and people dancing in the streets. Our recommended hotels, including Sol Tenerife and Paradise Park, offer easy access to it all. Gran Canaria offers a similarly buzzing evening atmosphere. Playa del Ingles is littered with nightclubs, bars and restaurants, as well as great beaches and the nearby golf courses at Maspalomas and Meloneras.
The 5* Ritz-Carlton, Abama is a remarkable destination, set on a dramatic cliff top overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Named Best Resort in Spain in the Conde Nast Traveler's 2011 Reader's Travel Awards, Abama is a perfect venue for a luxury golf or leisure holiday. Located less than 10 minutes from the island’s international airport, the Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach, Golf & Spa Resort is undoubtedly one of the finest establishments in all of the Canaries. Brilliant features include the Hesperides Thalasso Spa and the Faro de Antigua Restaurant. The Hotel Las Madrigueras is another popular option for golfers visiting Tenerife, where high-quality service, an idyllic setting and convenient access to Golf Las Americas ensure an extremely pleasurable stay.
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