Gran Canaria is a fantastic family destination with almost 230 kilometers of coastline, 128 beaches and a UNESCO protected Biosphere Reserve. It is often described as being a miniature continent with its own mini microclimate and a variety of landscapes, breathtaking beaches, dunes of white sand, green valleys and picturesque Spanish villages.
You will find things to do that will make every day special on your holiday – be it a family vacation, golf getaway or eco escape. Sail out to watch whales, walk in the Canary pine forests, have fun at a water park, wander its shopping streets, go golfing, visit museums, or… just relax one of the islands beautiful beaches. An Island with over 60km of beaches, warm waters, gentle breezes and spring-like temperatures that make it ideal for nautical enthusiasts throughout the year.
Gran Canaria is the ideal setting for golfers with fine weather throughout the year and seven superb golf courses, each with their own characteristics and all within a 50 km radius of one another!
Playing golf in Gran Canaria is a tradition that goes back to 1891, the year in which the Real Club de Golf de Las Palmas was founded, the first Golf Club in Spain. Since that time, Gran Canaria has been well known as the ideal place to play golf, every single day of the year. Six generations on, Gran Canaria remains a firm choice as a golf destination for thousands of Europeans.
Gran Canaria’s golf experience is not only just tradition, a modern infrastructure has been developed around the sport over the last couple of years with it being host to a myriad of tournaments in the last decade, and its relevance as golf destination grows by the day. Gran Canaria boasts eight magnificent golf courses that are spread evenly out around its territory. These courses were designed by professionals and experts do not hesitate in affirming that they are some of the best in Spain.
Here, you will find golf courses that are a veritable oasis of tranquility, where you can enjoy the calm and peacefulness that you need to improve your game, or simply just to play your favourite sport.
Exploring Gran Canaria is easy, with accessible easy to follow roads and with so much on offer, it is worth it – with towns and villages with over 500 years of history, colonial architecture, along with centuries old traditions with their uniquely Atlantic identity. The local markets are a must see-must do with so many farm to fork produce available, such as: olives, tropical fruits, oranges, sweet bananas, cheeses and a huge array of. And with so many restaurants on the island with the freshest of produce from the surrounding farms and sea, it’s hard not to find something to suit everyone’s tastes.
It is easy to see why Gran Canaria is an island that people return to year on year – easy access with daily flights from most European cities, value for money , array of accommodation for all budgets, fantastic golf courses, such as; Real Club de Golf Las Palmas, Meloneras Golf, Anfi Tauro Golf, Maspalomas Golf, Salobre Golf Resort (new and old) and Lopesan Golf course to name a few.
Not to mention the 100+ golden beaches – this list goes on, so we made our Top Ten to help you plan your next trip.
TOP 10 SEE’S DO’S:
1. Church of San Juan Bautista de Arucas
2. Las Palmas City
3. Puerto de Mogan
4. Barranco de Guayadeque
5. Maspalomas’ famous dunes
6. The Painted Cave
7. Nublo Rural Park
8. Teror Town Centre
9. Each of the 7 golf courses
Experts rate the golf courses in Gran Canaria among the best in Spain, as they are designed by specialists, each offering an oasis of tranquillity where to enjoy the peace and serenity needed to improve your game or to partake in your favourite sport.
To find out more about each of the golf courses visit: http://www.grancanariagolf.com
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