Benalmadena Weather April Averages, Spain
What's the weather like in Benalmadena in April
April sees temperatures begin to climb as spring arrives in Benalmadena and more resorts begin opening up towards the end of the month. Winter was not too bad by any means, but it's April that marks the beginning of the warmer part of the year in this very popular resort town on Spain's Costa del Sol, about 12 kilometres south of Malaga.
Temperatures are undeniably comfortable in the afternoon this time of year. The average high temperature is 23°C. The average low temperature is 9°C. May will see things continue to warm upt will be 13°C at night then. In the course of April, both the high and low averages tend to increase by about two degrees. The overall average temperature is now 16°C, a two-degree increase since March.
Average Sea Temperature
April is the first month that sees the sea temperature increase. After averaging 16°C for three monthhat annual minimumt now averages 17°C.
Average Sunshine Hours
Cloud cover ranges around 41% this month, which is still relatively high. It's pretty much as cloudy as a month can get in these parts. However, the sky is still (mostly) clear 46% of the time in April, which points out the incredible sunniness of the Costa del Sol region with a name that couldn't be more appropriate. There are 10 beautiful hours of sunshine per day on average in April.
When it comes to rainfall, April experiences a peak in the total amount of precipitation. While March received 37mm in total and May will receive 34mm in total, April somehow has a total amount of rainfall of 58mm, which actually makes it the fourth wettest month of the year. There are 10 days with precipitation this month.
The likelihood of experiencing rainfall throughout April ranges around 26% and doesn't vary all that much. There is a slight drop toward the end of the month, though. Moderate rain is by far the most common type of rainfall, occurring on 44% of the days with rainfall. Light rain regularly falls as well, on 23% of those days. Thunderstorms and drizzle are less likely, but are known to occasionally occur, respectively on 16% and 12% of the days with rainfall.
Are you planning a visit to Benalmadena in the near future? Then, you might want to check out the weather forecast to see what kind of clothing you should pack. You can consult our detailed weather forecast on this page.
Benalmadena Hotels in April
Hotel Villasol is a three-star seaside hotel on the outskirts of Benalmadena. The hotel offers affordable accommodation and direct access to a busy beach that is full of water sports activities during high season. This is a top choice for young tourists and water sports enthusiasts.
Resting in the shadow of the spectacular Bil-Bil castle in Santa Ana Beach, Las Arenas is a popular all-inclusive hotel that offers excellent value for money and an impressive view over the nearby iconic beach. The hotel was fully renovated recently and now stands as one of the best all-inclusive resorts in Santa Ana Beach.
Located just 10 minutes from the local airport, Europark 74 Aparthotel offer modern and spacious apartments. Self-catering is made easy thanks to the fully equipped kitchen and the numerous communal facilities the Europark 74 offers.
Benalmadena Beach for April
The Malapesquera Beach is one of the busiest beaches in Benalmadena. The beach is known for its excellent facilities, inexpensive parasols, great lifeguard services and lots of communal showers that make is very accommodating to families with young children. Several popular restaurants are lines along the beach, providing great chances to eat authentic tapas and fresh seafood dishes right after a fine swim in the Mediterranean.
The beach at Tajo de la Soga is wild, rarely visited and very scenic. Located almost directly opposite to Benalmadena and overlooking the city from a distance, this is an excellent beach to relax without anyone in sight, even during high season. Several irregular coves and large rocks make the beach even more eerie and create small pockets of absolute privacy where you can literally get lost for hours at a time.
Bars and Restaurants
The Nirvana Restaurant is an authentic Indian restaurant in the heart of Benalmadena. Owned and operated by Indian expatriates, the restaurant has earned TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence and numerous other distinctions for its delicious, unadulterated Indian tastes and its incredible dishes that aren't found anywhere else on Costa del Sol.
Located by Benalmadena's sandy beach, Smiley's Restaurant Bar is a popular British eatery that serves foods from back home cooked with a definite Hispanic flair. The food here is familiar yet innovative thanks to a distinct Spanish twist. Living up to its name, Smiley's is very welcoming, child friendly place and service comes with a smile.
El Dorado is a popular live music and karaoke bar that's open every night all night throughout the high season in Benalmadena. The bar has an incredibly upbeat atmosphere thanks to the numerous local artists who come to perform here and enthusiastic karaoke performances in various different languages.
Things to do in Benalmadena in April
Home to the largest butterfly species in the whole world, the Butterfly Park of Benalmadena is a unique natural attraction that is home to thousands of different butterfly species as well as various other exotic animals such as kangaroos and tropical lizards. The park is very child friendly and an amazing tourist attraction for families with children.
Costa Party Cats is a popular company organising fantastic sea trips in the Mediterranean with a very pleasant crew. The trips differ from most others as they take tourists into the ocean and not just sail next to Costa del Sol, offering a unique sailing experience.
Dates for the diary
Easter falls in either March or April and Semana Santa (Holy Week) brings colourful processions to Benalmádena, including the unforgettable Virgen de la Soledad, which takes place on Good Friday. Another great event is the staging of the Passion of Christ "El Paso" in the hills of Benalmádena.