The Canary Islands (continued)
Lanzarote & Fuerteventura
Lanzarote and Fuerteventura are both lesser islands in
the province of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Lanzarote is famous for its black volcanic
landscape and camel rides across "fire mountain". Fuerteventura, in contrast,
has long stretches of golden sand dunes and often hosts international windsurfing
Although neither island could be individually touted as
a perfect golfing holiday location, each has one golf course which could add a nice bit of
variety if you fancied a day trip during your stay on one of the main golfing islands,
Tenerife or Gran Canaria, the latter being nearer for ease of transportation.
Fuerteventura Golf Club does not appear to have its own
website at this time but a certain amount of information can be obtained by visiting
which is the website of the hotel that also acts as the clubhouse for the course.
More information about Golf Costa Teguise in Lanzarote
is available at
As with all golf courses in the Canary Islands, due to
the shortage of other locations in Europe where you are virtually guaranteed fine weather
in the winter months there is great demand for tee times in the high season (October to
April). Consequently, green fees are, on average, 25% lower in the summer months (May to
There is one other golf course in the Canary Islands that we have not
mentioned so far and that is Tecina Golf on the Island of La Gomera, close to Tenerife. We
will be visiting the Golf and Hotel complex soon and will write a special feature article
in a future issue of Golfing Weekly.