Amarilla Golf

Urb. Amarilla Golf,

San Miguel de Abona, Tenerife 38639

  • Office

    +34 922 730 319
  • Fax

    +34 922 785 557
  • Golf pro

    Javier Toll-Messia

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside, residential and briefly oceanside

  • Designer:

    Donald Steel
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
5918
5442
4800
Par
71
71
71
SSS or slope

At the same location:

9-hole par-27 Pitch & Putt course (709 metres)

Location

Latitude:

28.031171

Longitude:

-16.617342

How to get there:

15 km SE of Playa de Las Americas

Heading west on highway TF-1 (direction Playa de Las Americas/Los Cristianos), and just 3 km after exit to Tenerife Airport (Sur), take exit 24 (Los Abrigos). At roundabout take the TF-65, direction Los Abrigos. After o.5 km turn right, then take second exit at roundabout, direction Golf del Sur. After 1.5 km bear right, passing Golf del Sur on your left. After 300m turn right at Amarilla GC sign, and follow signs to golf.

Amarilla Golf

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.

Est. 1989

Amarilla Golf: Rubbing shoulders on occasions with its neighbour, Golf del Sur, Amarilla is a golf course that guarantees plenty of variety. One hole is played across the ocean's rocky foreshore, another alongside a small marina. There are many up and downhill elevation changes, ever-present mountain and ocean views, and alternating stretches of natural desert and housing bordering the course. Most holes, like the par-5 16th and par-4 17th played at the course's highest elevation, are well laid out, scenic and challenging; a few are less so. From the elevated clubhouse, the first four holes take you straight down towards the ocean and the layout's signature hole, the short par-3 5th. With craggy cliffs and the sea to be crossed en route to the undulating green, you'll need a well-judged shot of around 100 metres from the men's yellow tees. On a windy day, what looks relatively straightforward gets distinctly more interesting. On the back-nine, the slightly longer par-3 12th, gets you alongside the San Miguel Marina (from where ocean tours can be taken in a brightly painted, yellow submarine). Although 20 years old, there is something of an unfinished feel to parts of Amarilla, particularly beyond the course. The general openness of the layout ensures you look onto a growing amount of housing and holiday apartments, which are either still in construction or up for sale. Thankfully, the apartment blocks are usually out of range. Bunkering along the generally good-width, rolling fairways is relatively light; a bit more threatening around the receptive, good-quality greens.
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 28; women 36. Proof of handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Nov 2012 thru March 2013): €82.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

In 1990, Amarilla hosted the second edition of the Tenerife Open, a European Tour event (see our Tournaments section > by Venue > Amarilla).

Where2Stay

  • Villa Cortes Hotel & Spa5-star

    Avenida Rafael Puig 38, Playa de Las Americas, 38660 Tenerife

    +34 922 757 700

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    Inspired by the colonial and colourful architecture of an elegant Mexican mansion, each room and suite in the luxury Villa Cortés Hotel & Spa is finely decorated. Located close to the ocean, the hotel's wonderful sea views, gourmet restaurants and attentive staff create a unique experience for all the hotel's guests. Villa Cortes is a member of the Europe Hotels International Group.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Las Americas

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Golf del Sur; Amarilla; Costa Adeje; Abama.

  • Vincci Tenerife Golf Hotel4-star

    Urbanización Golf del Sur, 38620 Miguel de Abona

    +34 922 71 73 37

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    Right on the edge of the sea, only 5 km away from the Reina Sofía airport, Vincci Tenerife Golf is a comfortable 4-star hotel. In close proximity are the golf courses of Golf del Sur (where the hotel has special agreements and discounts) and Amarilla Golf.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Golf del Sur; Amarilla.

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Las Americas; Costa Adeje; Abama.

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