Golf Guide to Spain
Spain is an ideal destination for golfers as it offers a wide range of courses and resorts to choose from. With Alicante, Murcia, Costa del Sol, Costa de la Luz, Costa Brava, Tenerife and Gran Canaria all offering superb golfing facilities, it's easy to find a course to suit your needs. From championship level courses to more relaxed fairways, you'll find something to fit your golfing goals. Additionally, the climate provides all year round access to golf, perfect for those looking for a golfing holiday.
With so much choice we recommend looking at the following detailed golf travel guides which provide a more in-depth overview of golf in Spain, detailing the best golf courses, resorts, travel information, things to do and the best restaurants.
- Alicante - The perfect golf trip
- Murcia - Stunning Golf and Winter Sun
- Costa del Sol - From Marbella to Malaga
- Costa de la Luz - Spain's golden Atlantic coast
- Costa Brava - More than just golf
- Tenerife - All year round sun and golf
- Gran Canaria - Golf in the Sun All Year
Spain offers golfers a variety of options for golf all year round.
Depending on the exact location, typically, the summers are hot, clear and muggy in Spain while the winters are long, cool, cloudy and windy. It is dry all year round with limited rainfall and the temperature varies from 7°C to 31°C. It seldom drops below 3°C or above 34°C.
The hottest season usually lasts three months, from June 20 to September 21. The average daily high during this period is 28°C. The cooler season has a duration of 4 months, and it’s typically from November 21 to March 22 with an average high of 17°C and low of 7°C.
The Canary Islands provide a warm climate all year round, so there isn’t necessarily an ideal time to visit Gran Canaria or Tenerife. Regardless of when you travel during the summer or the winter, you are almost guaranteed excellent weather and a perfect environment to truly relax in. The wettest months of the year are January and February but the summer season is prone to the occasional shower.
Spain is one hour ahead of the UK.
The local currency is the euro and there are plenty of ATMs, banks and bureaux de change.
Travelling to Spain is straightforward with numerous UK airports accommodating flights to the region. Alicante International Airport has flights from the majority of UK airports with an average flight time of two hours and 20 minutes. The flight time to Marbella, Malaga and the Costa del Sol from the UK is 2 hours and 40 minutes, while the flight time to Costa de la Luz is around two-and-a-half hours.
Travelling further afield to the Canary Islands then the flight time to Tenerife is four hours and 30 minutes, and the flight time to Gran Canaria Las Palmas is 4 hours and 10 minutes.
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