Costa Dorada Weather July Averages, Spain
What's the weather like in Costa Dorada in July?
July marks the high season for tourism in the region around Costa Dorada as temperatures have skyrocketed both on land and in the sea and rain remains hard to come by. As a result, vacationers flock to the region during this time of the year even if prices are a little bit higher than in some of the other off-peak months such as November.
Rain chances drop off significantly during the month. In fact, only 10mm of precipitation is expected over the 31-day period. Of those 31 days, only an average of 2 see any measurable rainfall. As a result, visitors can take advantage of dry conditions to not only explore the area, but also enjoy an average of 14 hours of sunshine each day. Additionally, all 10mm usually fall on the same day getting the rain out of the way for any plans as the overall rain chance is only 20 percent.
Temperatures climb a good deal during the month, on both the land and in the sea. The average daily temperature for this time of the year is 24°C (75°F). These mild temperatures are the result of much warmer mornings and afternoons. The average overnight temperature is 20°C (68°F). These pleasant mornings are followed up by very nice, but warm afternoons where temperatures climb to an average high of 28°C (82°F).
Meanwhile, the sea surface temperatures have risen quite a bit from where they were during the winter months. It is now pleasant enough for anyone to enjoy the water for a long period of time with average surface temperatures of 24°C (75°F). With numbers like these, visitors no longer have to concern themselves with needing a wetsuit and can enjoy everything that the ocean offers including snorkeling, scuba diving, and motorized water sports such as being on a jet ski or trying their hand at paragliding.
Hotels in Costa Dorada in July
H10 Salauris Palace
With a prime beachfront location, H10 Salauris Palace is hard to beat in the July heat. This magnificent hotel offers 351 rooms as well as several dining options, large pools and entertainment for children and adults. There are also a number of different room styles that are sure to fit just about any budget. Guests can also take advantage of a boutique, garden area and free Wi-Fi in the public areas.
Hotel Gastronomica Mas Marissa
Enjoy life at its finest at the Hotel Gastronomico Mas Mariassa. Set among olive trees, this gastronomic hotel is a food lovers dream. This boutique hotel is ideal for relaxing and enjoying a wide array of fantastic food. The hotel also offers an infinity pool, terrace and garden areas. Each room is appointed in soothing colors and fabrics and includes air conditioning, television and free Wi-Fi.
Golden Avenida Suites
Located right along a sandy beach, Golden Avenida Suites is perfect for a couple or families looking to get away. The hotel features a children's pool, heated pool, playground, kid's club, garden, Jacuzzi and much more. There is an on-site restaurant along with a bar and breakfast buffet. Each room is fully appointed and comes with everything that a guest may need.
Beaches in Costa Dorada in July
Those looking for an urban beach will want to look no further than El Miracle. This beach can be found by going through Tarragona city centre. The region, which is known as the Balcony of the Mediterranean, is bathed with plenty of sun and is a great place to visit. The locals also frequent the beach to enjoy water temperatures of 24°C (75°F).
Bars and Restaurants
One of the best eateries in the region is Arc Restaurant located in Tarragona. Located in a building complete with arches that date back to 1503, there is a lot to like about this warm and inviting atmosphere. The dishes served suggest tradition and innovation combined in a unique mixture. Dining here is one experience not easily forgotten.
Rias Baixas located in Cambrils is constantly rated as one of the best restaurants in the region for a wonderful selection of fresh fish and other dishes. Additionally, the tapas and steak also come highly recommended by those who have visited the restaurant on more than one occasion. Perfect for a night out as a couple or with children, this restaurant has something to please everyone.
One must try is Chaplins Salou. This family friendly establishment consists of singers covering some of the biggest names in the business. There are musical shows for adults and children as well as comedy and even magic. With a spacious bar and food, the site is perfect for an evening away from the hotel.
Things to do in Costa Dorada in July
July in Costa Dorada is a month for the children. In Mora La Nova, they annually hold the Festa Popular in which the children will enjoy the performances especially for them. There will also be the traditional "fire-running" and performances with mythical animals as characters.
Festes del Pa Bene
For those who are food lovers, a gastronomic event to look forward to in the first week of July is the Festes del Pa Bene (religious bread) in El Vendrell. This festival dates back to the medieval times and is connected with harvest season. Couples wear traditional costumes and together they bless a coca (special cake), which is decorated with carnations. The festival lasts for a week and everyday there will be processions sponsored by the communities. With only 10mm of precipitation expected in the month, this is a great time to enjoy all the local festivals and activities.
Mare de deu del Carme
The feast day of the patron saint of sailors Mare de deu del Carme is celebrated every July 16 with maritime processions and the image of the Virgin is loaded on a boat that traverses the sea along the coastal communities. This festival is popular in the fishing towns of Cambrils and Sant Carles de la Rapita where the procession starts at sunset and the sky will be lighted with fireworks.
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