GRAN CANARIA - Golf Courses

In Gran Canaria, every day is a golfing day! The island is famous with golfers all over the world for its enviably mild climate of pleasant temperatures and year-round sunshine, and also for its impressive variety of spectacular golf courses – each with its own distinct style and setting.

The majority of Gran Canaria’s golf courses are in the south of the island – mere minutes away from the exclusive residential area of Monte León. With even the farthest circuits well under an hour away, Monte León, Gran Canaria is just the place where you can combine stylish luxury living with endless rounds of leisurely golf.


Campo de golf Maspalomas
Campo de golf Maspalomas

Campo de golf Maspalomas

Tel : +34 928 762 581

18 holes – Par 73
8km (15 min) from Monte León

The picturesque sand dunes of Maspalomas, in the south of Gran Canaria, make up the unique backdrop to this golf course created by the legendary designer Mackenzie Ross in 1968. The golf course is surrounded by beaches and a 400 hectare nature reserve. Beautiful mature palm trees combine with the magnificent ocean view and a pleasant sea breeze to add to the impression that you are playing right in the middle of a surreal exotic oasis.

Facilities include a two-storey driving range with a reach of over 300 metres, a putting green, a pitching green, equipment hire, golf shop as well as a restaurant and snack bar.

For more information please go to www.maspalomasgolf.net


Meloneras Golf
Meloneras Golf

Meloneras Golf

Tel : +34 928 145 309

18 holes – Par 71
8km (15 min) from Monte León

The Meloneras golf course, inaugurated in 2001 in the south of the island, is one of the latest additions to the growing list of Gran Canaria golf courses. Crafted by the American designer Ron Kirby, it is the only place on the island where you can play golf right by the sea.

Facilities include a golf school equipped with modern technology such as video analysis, putting green, chipping green and driving range with bunker. There is also a golf shop and an equipment hire service. Buggies come equipped with modern GPS technology – a first in Gran Canaria.


Salobre Golf
Salobre Golf

Salobre Golf

Tel :+34 928 010 103

18 holes – Par 71
16km (20 min) from Monte León

Lakes, palm trees and autochthonous cacti enhance the beauty of this golf course in the south of Gran Canaria, set in a typical landscape, where the lush green of the circuit contrasts with the arid volcanic mountain surroundings. Designed to provide a challenging game for any level of player, this golf course, created by Dave Thomas and Roland Fauré, enjoys spectacular sea and mountain views.

The course has its own golf academy and pro shop. Visitors can also rent equipment, practise on the driving range and putting green or savour the local cuisine at the centre’s fine restaurant. Other services include Jacuzzi and valet parking.

A second 18 hole circuit is currently under construction and, once completed will make this golf club all the more remarkable.

For more information please go to www.salobregolfresort.com


Anfi Tauro Golf
Anfi Tauro Golf

Anfi Tauro Golf

Tel : +34 928 128 840

9 holes – Par 3
26km (24 min) from Monte León

Anfi Tauro’s 9 hole golf course, set in a spectacular landscape of palm trees and crystal clear lakes, was designed by world leading architects von Hagge, Smelek and Baril. With a new 18 hole Arizona-style circuit currently being built, this golf club, located in the beautiful Tauro valley, promises to be yet another splendid addition to the golfing scene in the south of Gran Canaria.

Visitors who want to improve their game can benefit from golfing lessons given by PGA certified instructors. There is also a practice tee that offers the possibility to play from both sides, as well as a putting green and a practice area.

For more information please go to www.anfitauro.es


El Cortijo Club de Campo
El Cortijo Club de Campo

El Cortijo Club de Campo

Tel : +34 927 711 111

18 holes – Par 72
50km (40 min) from Monte León

This golf course, set in three valleys and adorned with over 600 palm trees and six lakes, blends in beautifully with its natural surroundings. It was designed by Blake Stirling and Marco Martin and has up to six tees per hole, making it a worthy challenge for golfers of every level. In fact several international tournaments, including the Spanish Open are regularly held there.

In addition to the usual facilities, the course also incorporates a driving range, chipping green, putting green and a practice bunker. There are also paddle-tennis and tennis courts, a swimming pool and a riding school.

For more information please go to www.elcortijo.es


Oasis Golf Gran Canaria
Oasis Golf Gran Canaria

Oasis Golf Gran Canaria

Tel : +34 928 682 943

18 holes – Par 3
50km (40 min) from Monte León

The setting sun will not get in the way of an enjoyable round of golf at Oasis Golf – Gran Canaria, thanks to full floodlighting throughout. This golf course was designed as a miniature version of the typical North American courses and is considered by professional golfers to be one of the very best in the world. Bunkers of white sand contrast beautifully with the lush greens and provide additional challenges to this demanding course.

Facilities include equipment hire, golf shop and a supervised children’s nursery. You can also savour some delicious tapas at the end of a day’s golfing at the Mesón Cinco Jotas, an Andalusian-style restaurant renowned for its exquisite cured ham.

For more information please go to www.cortijogolfcenter.com


Real Club de Golf de Las Palmas
Real Club de Golf de Las Palmas

Real Club de Golf de Las Palmas

Tel : +34 928 350 104

18 holes – Par 71
62km (51 min) from Monte León

Prestige meets natural beauty on this fabulous golf course, perched on the edge of an extinct volcanic crater. It was created by Mackenzie Ross in 1956 for the Real Club de Golf de Las Palmas – the oldest golf club in Spain, dating back to 1891. This golf course enjoys spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and its unique location just adds to its charm.

This golf club also offers two putting greens, a practise tee and a pitching green, as well as golfing lessons, equipment hire and a pro golfing shop. There is also a top quality restaurant, horse-riding and tennis facilities and a swimming pool to complete a wonderful day out.

For more information please go to www.realclubdegolfdelaspalmas.com

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