Work on that swing of yours on Fuerteventura's golf courses

Fuerteventura makes for a great golfing destination. Not least because rain rarely stops play. Here's a handy guide to the island's golf courses, including contact details, distance from airport and resort+, and green fees.

1.) Fuerteventura Golf ClubFuerteventura Golf Club

Temperatures don't dip much below 23 degrees Centigrade on this Atlantic-side 18-holer. As well as a par-72 course, there's 800 square metres of putting green and a driving range which can hold up to 50 people. There's also a chipping green at the Fuerteventura Golf Club.

Designed by architect Juan Caterineu, FGC opened as Fuerteventura's first-ever course back in 2002. Two years later, it hosted the Spanish Open. No matter what language you speak, you'll receive tuition at the Fuerteventura Golf Club's Golf School in your native tongue.

Contact details: Calle del Golf 1, Urbanizacion Fuerteventura Golf Club, 35610, Caleta de Fuste, Antigua. (+34) 928 160 034. website.

Distance from airport: 10.7km (6.6 miles)

Distance from Corralejo: 48.2km (30 miles)

Distance from Puerto del Rosario: 16km (9.9 miles)

Green fees: 75€

2.) Jandia Golf CourseJandia Golf Course

Located close to Fuerteventura's southerly resorts, Jandia Golf Course's layout was the brainchild of legendary architect, Ron Kirby. Designed to be a blend of fun and a challenge, it's a par-72 course. 5,900 metres in length, its shaded driving range can accommodate up to 20 golfers.

You'll find Jandia Golf 's clubhouse located in the centre of the course. It's home to a Pro Shop, as well as buggy & club rental, and locker rooms. Sensitively built on a stunning valley, you might well be treated to a glimpse of the local wildlife who have maintained their home here.

Contact details: Barranco Vinamar S/N, 35625, Morro Jable. (+34) 928 871 979. website.

Distance from airport: 81.8km (50.8 miles)

Distance from Corralejo: 119km (73.9 miles)

Distance from Puerto del Rosario: 87km (54.1 miles)

Green fees: 70€

3.) Mirador de Lobos Golf ClubMirador de Lobos Golf Club

Hit the north of the island to visit Mirador de Lobos Golf Club which forms part of the Parque Natural de Corralejo. This par-3 nine-hole pitch and putt becomes an 18-hole course with the use of flags to change the route the golf party follows. Making it suitable for absolute beginners up to expert pros.

Enjoy fantastic Atlantic views as well as vistas of Corralejo's out-of-this-world dunes. Beautifully tended, the Mirador de Lobos Golf Club stands out as a green oasis in northern Fuerteventura's desert setting. Marvel at how lush the fairways, green, and even rough are.

Contact details: Calle Tarabilla 1, 35640, Corralejo. (+34) 928 854 789

Distance from airport: 40.7km (25.3 miles)

Distance from Corralejo: 4.1km (2.5 miles)

Distance from Puerto del Rosario: 33.4km (20.8 miles)

Green fees: 20€

4.) Playitas GolfPlayitas Golf

The climate may well be tropical, but the atmosphere at Playitas Golf feels positively Home Counties. Especially with the strict adherence to clothing. No beachwear's allowed and golfers must wear polo shirts, golf shoes, or trainers whether playing or practising.

This par-67 18-hole course extends to a distance of 4,824 metres. Scottish golf-course architect John Chilver Stainer's the creative genius behind its challenging contours. There are four ponds and other water features to contend with, although your biggest obstacle might well be a natural one. Namely, the wind.

Contact details: Urbanizacion Las Playitas, 35629, Tuineje. (+34) 928 860 400. website.

Distance from airport: 43.6km (27.1 miles)

Distance from Corralejo: 81km (50.3 miles)

Distance from Puerto del Rosario: 48.9km (30.4 miles)

Green fees: 64€

5.) Golf Club Salinas de AntiguaGolf Club Salinas de Antigua

Fuerteventura's eternal spring means that you can play Golf Club Salinas de Antigua all year round without worrying about the weather. Two-time golfing world champion Manolo Pinero designed the par-70 18-hole course. Male golfers will have to navigate a maximum of 5,409 metres whilst their female counterparts face up to 4,652 metres.

Extensive facilities include golf shop, restaurant, and cafeteria. Golf Club Salinas de Antigua's also home to changing rooms, showers, and golf-club rental. The club's resident pro is available to hire, providing lessons for players of all levels.

Contact details: Carretera Jandia Km 12, 35610, Antigua. (+34) 928 877 272. website.

Distance from airport: 11.2km (7 miles)

Distance from Corralejo: 48.6km (30.2 miles)

Distance from Puerto del Rosario: 16.4km (10.2 miles)

Green fees: 75€