Calella Weather February Averages, Spain
What's the Weather like in Calella in February
February makes for the ideal time to experience everything the beautiful resort of Calella has to offer. The average temperature at this time of year sits at a mild 8°C, however during the hottest parts of the month, and indeed during the peak sun hours of the afternoon, the average high temperature can reach a very warm 14°C; as you can see, these mild winter temperatures are typical of a Mediterranean climate, which is experienced in this part of the country.
Evening lows can reach a very chilly 2°C, and as with January, it's simply a case of taking a coat or jacket with you in case you are out when the cooler temperatures arrive this is typically around late afternoon, usually around the 4/5pm mark, and into the early evening. To have a good night's sleep, you will probably need heating or a few blankets, but come morning, the sun and temperatures will return.
Average Sunshine Hours
Speaking of sun, this month of the year experiences an average of 8 sunshine hours per day, which is certainly plentiful, and when you compare this to the UK, namely London, which experiences only 4 hours of sunshine per day during the same month, you can understand why so many people flock to warmer and sunnier destinations during the winter months.
The noticeable difference in this part of the country, compared to some other parts of Spain, is that rainfall is quite low even during this time of year. You can expect an average rainfall level of only 49mm during February, which will only affect 7 days out of the month, to varying degrees. This part of the country rarely experiences severe winter storms.
Average Sea Temperature
Despite all this, the sea is still rather chilly when it comes to swimming and water-sports, with an average water temperature of just 13°C.
Calella Hotels in February
Mont Rosa Hotel
If you are visiting the resort for a romantic break in February, perhaps to celebrate Valentine's Day, then you have plentiful choice of upmarket hotels to decide upon. Mont Rosa Hotel is a top choice, which is situated very close to the beach, and is a comfortable base for your stay. The on-site restaurant caters for your every need, and rooms come equipped with all amenities, including TV and attractive décor.
Esplai Hotel is another top choice, and also offers a wide range of board basis' for you to choose from. Breakfast is served in a buffet style, so you can try something different if the mood takes you, and there are a range of sporting activities on hand to enjoy during those warm, late winter days.
Terramar Hotel Calella
Alternatively, Terramar Hotel Calella offers full board, half board, or B&B options, meaning you can choose whatever suits you. Free Wi-Fi is available for guests in communal areas, and the on-site gym is there if you feel guilty for what you have indulged in! You can upgrade to a suite or superior room if you want something a little more luxurious during your stay.
Restaurants & Nightlife
If you're looking for a steakhouse with a fantastic array of choices on the menu, check out Luna Gaucha. This is a BBQ restaurant, which caters for every requirement, with huge portions to boot.
Of course, you might prefer a laid-back pub-style feel to your evening's entertainment, and in that case Papas Bar is for you. This is a budget option, so great for those travelling as a family, particularly on a self-catering break, and wanting to save a little cash.
On those warm February days you might fancy an ice cream as you walk along the beach, so be sure to stop off at Capriccio Freddo on your way. The huge choice of flavours means you will probably be stood for a while deciding, but cost is low and taste is high!
Things to do in Calella in February
Whilst Calella certainly has enough to keep you occupied during the off season, you should also take advantage of its close proximity to the huge, cosmopolitan city of Barcelona. Its famous Las Ramblas with its pavement café vibe, and street entertainers make this is a definite must visit for first time visitors. Do be aware of pickpockets in this area however!
Of course, the famous cathedral is another must do; it's advisable to head there early, to avoid queues. Signs of Gaudi's work can be found all over the city, so art and architecture lovers will adore this huge metropolis. Of course, there are also many shopping opportunities to enjoy too, such as Bulevard Rosa, where you will find all manner of shops to bash your credit card a little!
If you are treating the footy fan in your life to a Valentine's treat, then the Nou Camp has to be the ideal destination. Whilst you might struggle to find tickets for a game, you can certainly head for a tour of the stadium, which is quite the sight to enjoy, whether you're a fan of the game or not.
Museo Archivo Municipal de Calella
Back in Calella, and if you are a history fan, then you should be heading to Museo Archivo Municipal de Calella, to learn more about the region and its long history.
El Celler d'en Pau
However, if you simply want to while away a few hours and enjoy a spot of wine tasting, then be sure to head to El Celler d'en Pau, where you can purchase all manner of different types of vino, tasting them before you commit to a purchase.