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Gorgeous greens, volcanic sand bunkers, swaying palms, and ocean vistas. Get into the swing in the sunshine-filled golf hotels of Tenerife. With its incredible climate and landscapes, the island is an exceptional place for a golf holiday all year round. The best golf hotels Tenerife has to offer are found in the south, close to must-do golf resorts Golf del Sur and Golf Costa Adeje.

In Tenerife you can choose to play on golf courses offering amazing sea views right on the coast one day, and the next you can opt to test your skills on mountain golf courses that are at a higher altitude. You can also tackle holes that have been designed by legendary names in the sport, such as Donald Steel and Seve Ballesteros. This is why Tenerife has become a paradise for golf enthusiasts and its reputation has grown to such an extent that European championships and tournaments are regularly held here.

So, round up your golf crew (or bring the family along) and stay at the top golf hotels in Tenerife with IDILIQ Hotels to be within swinging distance of their glorious greens. After a rewarding day, you’ll be ready to relax in your stylish pad with its pools and bars.


Golf Travel Tips for Tenerife

  • The best month for golfing weather: Year-round
  • Best months for value: April and October
  • Most popular months: November to February
  • Hotels with courses nearby: All of our golf hotels in Tenerife are close to courses
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Championship courses

Hit a hole-in-one by staying next to Tenerife’s best golf courses – you can enjoy easy access to your favourite sport while non-golfers can settle in by the pool. ...IDILIQ’s golf hotels are well-located for enjoying the island’s top courses. Golf del Sur provides world-class views and golfing on its striking 18-hole championship course, challenging players with its testing bunkers and water hazards. While Golf Costa Adeje is a real looker. Set in a natural canyon, golfers gaze across the Atlantic to the island of La Gomera as they work around the generous greens of its 18-hole championship course.

Year-round golf

Fancy your golf with a side of sunbathing? Thanks to its sub-tropical climate, there is never a bad time of year to pack up your golf clubs and head to Tenerife’s ...lauded golf resorts. There’s no need for waterproofs here, with pleasant temperatures all year round and very little rainfall to stop play on this sun-drenched island. In summer, temperatures usually stay under 30 °C, with gentle ocean breezes keeping players cool. Spring, autumn and winter are wonderful for a golf getaway too, thanks to the island’s clear blue skies, mild temperatures and ever-present sun that gently warms players’ backs.

Other things to do

A golf holiday in Tenerife offers so much more beyond the greens. Spend a lazy day lolling by the pool at your Tenerife golf resort, or perhaps the waves ...of the Atlantic are calling? Swap sweeping fairways for the sandy shores of southern Tenerife. Anyone itching for action will love the array of water sports – kitesurfing, scuba diving or whale watching; anyone? Or sink your feet into the sand at a chiringuito and chow down on Canarian seafood. A walk up the slopes of the island’s most famous landmark – Mount Teide – is a must, as is a night out in its buzzy resorts such as Playa de las Américas.

Wyndham Residences Golf del Sur - Deluxe 3 Bed Villa with Hot Tub- Outside terrace


Are you seeking a little r’n’r as well as top-class golf courses? Look no further than IDILIQ’s Tenerife hotels. With one, two and three bedrooms, our apartments, studios and villas ... are mere moments away from Tenerife’s top courses, with more than enough space to swing a golf club. Kitchens, sociable living areas and outdoor spaces (all with fabulous views) make them ideal for groups of friends or golfers travelling with families. With enticing pools, bars and restaurants on your doorstep, you may even be tempted to abandon your clubs, at least for one day. There are also kids’ clubs for anyone planning a Tenerife family holiday with little ones in tow.


How many golf courses are there in Tenerife?

The largest island in the Canary Islands archipelago, Tenerife has nine golf resorts that attract both professionals and amateurs of all abilities with their well-designed courses and modern facilities. Some of the most lauded courses can be found in the sun-kissed southern part of the island. Golf del Sur is one course that should be firmly on every golfer’s hit list when visiting Tenerife, as should the renowned greens of Golf Costa Adeje and Abama Golf Club. Most of the island’s golf resorts have driving ranges, chipping areas and practice bunkers, pro shops, and clubhouses too. Our luxurious golf resorts in Tenerife are nearby to many of these courses, so you have easy access throughout your trip.

Is Tenerife good for a golf holiday?

It most certainly is. Not many destinations in the world can lay claim to such a genial year-round climate or stunning backdrops for golfing as Tenerife. This combination makes for a truly unique and enjoyable golfing experience. Add to that world-class championship courses with stunning layouts (many designed by renowned golf course architects) and exceptional golf hotels with alluring restaurants, bars and pools, and Tenerife is a cut above the rest. As well as tree-lined fairways and undulating greens, most courses have uninterrupted views of the Atlantic Ocean and towering mountains. Just don’t let all those distracting vistas put you off your game.

Where can I play golf in Tenerife?

For some of the best coastal golf courses in Europe, head to the south of Tenerife. Golf del Sur is a standout with its striking black sand bunkers, wide fairways, lush palm trees, giant cacti and sweeping Atlantic views. Our golf hotels in Tenerife are close to Golf del Sur and other golfing hotspots, including Golf Costa Adeje and Abama Golf Club, which are open to non-residents. Aficionados may want to arrange a day trip to the island’s north to pay homage to one of Europe’s oldest golf clubs. Real Club de Golf Tenerife opened in 1932 and is the second oldest course in Spain.

Can I book a round of golf at the hotels?

Absolutely. Some of the island’s must-play courses are right by our three golf hotels in Tenerife, and we can certainly arrange for guests to play a round or two (or more). We can often secure preferential rates for our guests and can assist with transport to and from the clubs, as well as club hire. To avoid disappointment, we recommend contacting our hotel reception in advance of your arrival to secure your games. But we have good relationships with our local Tenerife golf resorts, so do swing by to ask if the mood for a round strikes while you’re staying with us!

When are golf courses open in Tenerife?

An extraordinary climate means golf can be enjoyed all year round, which is just another reason why Tenerife is seen as a paradise for golf enthusiasts.

Where is Golf del Sur in Tenerife?

The iconic Golf del Sur resort is situated on the southern coastline of Tenerife, just a short drive away from the airport. Here you can play on a championship golf course and get some practice in on the driving range. But it isn’t just the golf that makes this charming and challenging course a popular choice, as there is an excellent selection of restaurants and bars in the local village that you can head to after your round.

Do I need a handicap to play golf in Tenerife?

There are some golf courses in Tenerife that may require you to present a handicap certificate at the time of playing, however, we would recommend you ask one of our experts at the time of booking.

Is Tenerife good for group golf holidays?

Most definitely. Tenerife should be at the top of your bucket list if you are planning a group golf holiday with family or friends. The golf hotels in Tenerife cater for large or small groups, and there are a bundle of off-course activities you can enjoy, from visiting Siam Waterpark to sampling the local cuisine at nearby restaurants.