Los Gigantes Weather August Averages, Canary Islands
What's The Weather Like In Los Gigantes In August
Along with September, August is usually the hottest month of the year for Los Gigantes, Tenerife. During this month, the average temperature for the resort is 24°C, created by highs of 28°C during the daytime and lows of 20°C on a night. The hottest temperature ever registered in Los Gigantes in August is 40°C, whilst the coldest temperature ever recorded in the resort during this month is 17°C.
Temperatures steadily get warmer in Los Gigantes as the month develops, making the final week of August the best time to visit if you want to holiday there when the resort is at its hottest.
Regardless, whichever part of August you decide to visit, you'll need to take suntan lotion, sunglasses and beachwear to protect you from the sun during the day, as well as light and airy clothing to keep you cool on an evening. If you're not a fan of high temperatures, forget about visiting in August and plan your holiday for June or October instead, when temperatures are cooler.
Across the month, Los Gigantes is subject to an average of 0mm/0 inches of rainfall which falls on an average of one rainy day that's a small decrease compared to the previous month. With no rainfall at all predicted to occur in August in Los Gigantes, you probably won't even see a drop of the wet stuff during your holiday, so you can leave the umbrella at home. The likelihood of rainfall making an appearance in Los Gigantes increases as the month develops, but the odds of precipitation are so small that it doesn't really matter which part of the month you visit it's almost guaranteed to be dry. If you are extremely unlucky and do experience some form of precipitation during your holiday in Los Gigantes in August, it will most likely be drizzle (which falls of 37% of days with rainfall), light rain (35%) or moderate rain (21%).
Over the course of an average August in Los Gigantes, the resort boasts an average of 12 hours of daily sunshine that's the same as last month which, alongside an average relative humidity of 69% and high temperatures, makes August a great month for holidaymakers who can't get enough of high temperatures and sunshine.
The average sea temperature for the waters which surround Los Gigantes is 23°C in August that's 1°C warmer than last month which is certainly warm enough to go swimming.
Los Gigantes is rarely affected by strong winds. In August, the average wind speed for the resort is around 22 km/h that's the same as in July with the maximum sustained wind speed registered in recent times being 111 km/h.
Los Gigantes Hotels In August
Apartamentos Colonial Parque
Apartamentos Colonial Parque are nestled into the mountains lining Los Gigantes, providing guests with panoramic views which stretch across the resort below, out to sea and over to the neighbouring island of La Gomera. Here accommodation is provided in the form of one-bedroom apartments, each of which features a well-equipped kitchenette and a balcony with sea and cliff views. Within the complex you'll find free WiFi access at reception, swimming pool, solarium and restaurant which specialises in Italian cuisine. You'll also find a choice of international restaurants, bars, shops and supermarkets nearby.
For something more private, take a look at this one-bedroom apartment in Los Gigantes. This recently-renovated apartment can sleep up to four guests and is situated in the heart of the resort, equally close to the marina, beach, cafes, bars, restaurants and shops. Facilities include one bedroom with two twin beds, living room with two-person sofa bed and satellite TV, bathroom with shower, full kitchen and balcony with furniture. The complex features two gardens and two swimming pools.
Bars And Restaurants
Jardin del Sol
Sample some authentic Spanish cuisine by dining at Jardin del Sol. Located within the resort's main square, this restaurant features classic Spanish decor with dark wooden furniture which perfectly complements the Mediterranean food. Here you can try classic Spanish dishes such as fish soup, garlic prawns, suckling pig and paella, with some international specialities, such as duck in orange sauce and steak Rossini on the menu, too. There is a great selection of wine available, although the homemade sangria is said to be the best drink on the menu.
If you'd rather try Italian, spend the evening at Tamara. Located on the outskirts of the marina with some sea views from the outside terrace, this restaurant offers bruschetta, homemade pastas, stone-baked pizzas, grilled meats and fresh seafood. The portions are generally very generous, making this restaurant great value for money. The drinks menu is fairly average for a restaurant in Los Gigantes, with a selection of Canarian, Spanish and international beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks.
Things To Do In Los Gigantes In August
Playa Los Guios
Make the most of the sunshine and spend the day at Playa Los Guios, nestled in between the marina and the cliffs of Los Gigantes. Here you'll find black sands peppered with sun loungers and parasols which are available to rent, plus clear, calm waters which create the ideal environment for safe swimming and snorkelling. Although there are no beach bars, there is a selection of cafes and eateries nearby at the marina. Thanks to its very small size, this beach is perfect for families who need to keep an eye on their small children.
Los Gigantes Marina
If you like the idea of going on a whales and dolphins trip but don't want to be tied down to someone else's schedule, consider renting a boat and embarking on your own marine adventure. There are plenty of boats available to hire from the Los Gigantes marina, ranging from fishing boat-style vessels and small yachts to speedboats and luxury yachts. You'll need a sailing licence to captain your own boat, but if you don't have one, many of the boat rental companies around the marina can provide you with a qualified captain, too.