Caleta de Fuste Weather May Averages, Canary Islands
What's the weather like in Caleta de Fuste in May?
May in Caleta de Fuste, Canaray Islands is a great time to visit as summer inches closer. The average temperatures and average highs and lows both rise from April, unfortunately so does the humidity, but the rainfall sees a significant decrease. The average sea temperature stays consistent with what is seen in April. Meanwhile, average sunshine is at the highest for the year.
The average temperature throughout May is 21°C (69°F). Average highs rise to 24°C (75°F) which are mostly seen the last ten days of the month as the first half of the month sees daily highs around 23°C (73°F). Average lows fall to 17°C (63°F) and are mostly experienced at the beginning of May as the rest of the month has daily lows reaching 18°C (65°F). May as a whole sees gradually rising highs with only one day in ten going above 26°C (79°F) or going under 20°C (68°F). Daily lows only go under 14°C (58°F) or go above 20°C (68°F) every one in ten days.
The average rainfall in May decreases to almost nothing at 2mm. This translates to on average 1 day of rainfall or every 1 in 31 days. The most common form of rainfall for the month is light rain which is most likely at the beginning of the month. Drizzle and moderate rain are less likely but also most likely to occur at the beginning of the month.
The average humidity for May is 70%, a 1% increase from April. The humidity ranges from 54%, mildly humid, to 86%, very humid. The humidity rarely goes under 62%, mildly humid, but can get up to 100%, very humid. The beginning of May is the most likely to be the least humid while the end of May is the most likely to be the most humid.
The average sunshine hours in May is 11. This is the highest average sunshine hours seen for the year which is also experienced in April, June and July. The daily sunshine slowly increases as the month goes on with the end of the month most likely to experience the most daily sunshine.
The average sea temperature for May is 19°C (66°F). This is the second lowest average sea temperature of the year and is also experienced in April.
Hotels in Caleta de Fuste in May
Avanti Hotel Boutique
If you are seeking a truly unforgettable stay, check into Avanti Hotel Boutique in Corralejo. This hotel was recently refurbished in 2013 and is an adult's only accommodation (16 and over). All of the rooms include breakfast buffet, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and mini bar. Make your way to the roof top terrace to chill out in the Jacuzzi and relax on the sun loungers.
Mahoh Hotel Rural & Restaurante
A more rural option can be found at the Mahoh Hotel Rural & Restaurante situated in La Oliva. This rustic retreat was built from volcanic stone and wood dating to the 19th century. There are only 9 bedrooms, so you can be sure to find an intimate stay. All rooms are en-suite and have antique furniture, telephone and television. There is a swimming pool available as well as sports facilities for tennis, basketball and indoor football.
Bahiazul Villas and Club
The Bahiazul Villas & Club provides a luxurious villa stay in Corralejo. All of the villas include three bedrooms each with its own en-suite bathroom as well as a living room with an additional bathroom. A full kitchen is available with everything you need to cook provided. You will have a private pool, Jacuzzi and roof terrace with a barbecue. You can really get the party going with built in surround sound that connects to an iPod or iPhone.
Grand Hotel Atlantis Bahia Real
For a luxurious beachfront holiday, check out the five star Grand Hotel Atlantis Bahia Real in Corralejo. The hotel features 170 rooms with 72 suites which each have a unique style but all stress the importance of comfort and space. There are five restaurants at the hotel which all offer gourmet cuisine. The on-site spa is the definition of relaxation with over 3000 square metres dedicated to health and wellness.
Beaches in Caleta de Fuste in May
Playa de Sotavento
One of the longest, most beautiful and most famous beaches in Fuerteventura is the Playa de Sotavento. Just south of Costa Calma, this beach is prime for water sports and holds kiteboarding, surfing and windsurfing championships each summer. You will find plenty of tourists here as there are several resorts around, but there will be plenty of sun loungers for you to relax.
Bars and Restaurants
The Ugly Duckling
Head to Corralejo to enjoy The Ugly Duckling, a Danish Bistro. You will want to either come early or book ahead because this small restaurant fills up fast. The menu is small and simple, you have your choice of starters which includes salad, prawns and garlic bread. Then for your main you can choose the Danish dish of the day or a meat, chicken or fish dish. Desserts include chocolate cake and sorbet.
For some authentic Spanish cuisine including some of the best paella you will ever have, head to La Arroceria in Corralejo. The staff here is very friendly and welcoming. The main dish here, paella, is made fresh, which can take up to 30 minutes. Some of the options include black rice seafood paella, rabbit and chicken paella and a triple layered chocolate cake for dessert.
Things to do in Caleta de Fuste in May
Take advantage of your location and immerse yourself in nature with a tour from NaTOURal Adventure. Tour options include mountain biking, trekking and riding a 4x4. A great start is the "Old Stones" mountain bike tour which rates as average for difficulty. The tour takes you through protected landscapes, dry river beds and the remains of former volcanic eruptions. You will also get to explore the actual volcano, Caldera de Gairia.
Gran Casino Antigua Fuerteventura
For a fun night out head to the Gran Casino Antigua Fuerteventura. Perfect if you are looking for a drink and some entertainment. The staff is very welcoming and the facilities are well maintained. Games include roulette (both electronic and physical), Blackjack, slots and poker. If you are big on poker, there are often daily tournaments that you can join. The casino can get pretty crowded once the evening arrives.