Golf in Tenerife is among some of the most impressive in the whole of Europe. With courses scattered throughout the north and south of the island, the island offers a unique and picturesque version of the game.
Tee off against a spectacular panoramic view of Mount Teide at Golf del Sur, or play a round at the Buenavista to the peaceful sounds of waves gently lapping the shore.
Seasoned enthusiasts and beginners alike will love golfing in Tenerife, for the sheer variety of its challenging, championship courses. The sociable game is given an extra dimension on the island, thanks to its spectacular weather and dazzling scenery.
The course at Costa Adeje blends perfectly with its surroundings on the south coast of the island, not far from the bustling resort of Playa de las Americas.
The Picasso of course designers, Pepe Gancedo, has created an unusual layout incorporating the old farm terraces and original dry stone walls that slope down to the sea.
This unique golf course, with breathtaking views, features 27 holes, lush wide greens and numerous gorges and lakes. An unusual feature is the lift which takes you down to the driving range in your buggy.
Located on striking cliffs and flanked by the impressive Teno Country Park, the Seve Ballesteros designed Buenavista Golf winds a glorious path along the stunning coastline.
With a good variety of challenging holes the most demanding are the par fours in the first half with some real precision needed for the par threes in the second.
The large central lake in front of the Club House and the waterfall are just two obstacles that lend a fresh feel to this unusual course in the north of Tenerife.
Founded in 1932, this is the second oldest golf club in Spain and still preserves a typically British air of distinction.
Situated at 600m above sea level it boasts 18 holes in undulating fairways that ascend with a spectacular view of Teide. The dry stream beds play a part in several holes.
The fourth hole is one of the most difficult because you have to be on the green at the second stroke, as there are out of bounds to the left and drops to the right.
Situated in the centre of Playa de Las Americas, this course stands out for its fantastic location in a natural amphitheatre with superb ocean views across to the island of La Gomera.
Winding through 6,039 metres the course is segmented by babbling streams flowing into a number of picturesque waterfalls.
The club house is an architectural gem with comfortable balconies offering excellent views of the lush, wide fairways.
Designed by Integral Golf Design, Centro de Golf Los Palos is a nine hole, par 27 golf course surrounded by immaculate mature gardens.
Virtually on one level and featuring challenging water obstacles, it is perfect for beginners or for improving your short game.
There is also an excellent driving range and putting green next to the pretty Club House which overlooks the 9th green.
This popular course opened in 1987 with a professional golf tournament, the first of many in subsequent years.
The Golf del Sur is known for its technical holes particularly on the northern part of the course which should test the skills of even the best players.
Its wide paths are flanked by an impressive ravine of coloured rocks where spectacular indigenous cacti grow with amazing views of Mount Teide in the background.
This genuine work of art created by Dave Thomas, guarantees an exceptional game of golf over 18 amazing holes.
Fabulous views across the sea to the island of La Gomera are the perfect backdrop as you practice your swing on the driving range or sink a cool drink in the luxurious Club House.
The course is beautifully landscaped and is peppered with 22 lakes and over 90,000 palm trees.
Located right next to the ocean the Amarilla golf course was designed by the eminent landscaper Donald Steel.
This 18 hole course presents some interesting challenges for golfers with the 5th hole demanding a drive over the waves and onto the green.
The club also caters to the rest of the family with a nice swimming pool, a pitch and putt course and a horse riding school.