Costa Teguise Weather February Averages, Canary Islands
What's the weather like in Costa Teguise in February
Costa Teguise, Spain, is a purpose built town on Lanzarote's east coast, designed specifically to encourage tourism on the small Canary isle. As the town is purpose built to meet demand, there's a distinct lack of history here, comprising solely of modern resorts, lively bars and sporty activities. Despite dating from the late 1980s, the development of Costa Teguise is still continuing.
The weather conditions in Costa Teguise in February are very similar to those in January. Temperatures, both air and sea, are on the cool side for the resort, but are still much warmer than elsewhere in Europe.
Average Sea Temperature
Temperatures range from a particularly mild 14°C to a warm 21°C and sea temperatures are roughly 18°C at this time of year.
Rainfall is high for the region at 18mm, but rather modest in comparison to other popular destinations.
Over the course of February in Costa Teguise the length of day is gradually starting to increase. As expected the shortest day of the month is February 1st with 10:50 hours of daylight, whilst the longest day is February 29th with 11:39 hours of daylight.
Median cloud cover during February tends to be rather low at a partly cloudy 44% and does not vary substantially over the course of the month. In comparison to most of Western Europe at this time of year Costa Teguise is relatively dry as precipitation is only 20% likely. In contrast December is the wettest month of the year, which experiences on average 26mm of rainfall and precipitation is 24% likely.
During February relative humidity levels typically range from a mildly humid 55% to a very humid 89%, rarely dropping below 39% or reaching as high as 100%. On average, the air is driest around February 29th, at which time the relative humidity is expected to drop below a mildly humid 63% three days out of four. On the other hand, the air is likely to be most humid around February 16th, where humidity levels could rise above 83% three days out of four.
Furthermore, typical wind speeds at this time of year vary from 5mph to 19mph, which is considered as a light to fresh breeze. At this time of year the wind is most often coming from the north, followed shortly by the northeast.
On average, the highest wind speed of 12mph occurs around February 29th, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 19mph. As Costa Teguise is renowned as a rather windy resort windsurfing is a very popular sport here and you will find many water sports clubs in the area.
Costa Teguise Hotels for February
H10 Lanzarote Gardens is a three-star accommodation complex offering rooms from £35 per night. The 242 apartments and bungalows all come equipped with kitchenettes featuring refrigerators, ovens, microwaves and kettles, along with a range of cutlery and crockery. The complex includes swimming pools, tennis courts and a spa. There is evening entertainment for both adults and children.
The Oasis Lanz Club is another affordable option to look into in Costa Teguise. This complex is located just 350m away from Jablillo Beach and features two outdoor swimming pools, a tennis court, a restaurant, bar and sauna. Plus all apartments come with a kitchen including a microwave, oven, kettle and coffee machine.
Be Live Grand Teguise Playa is a luxurious four-star hotel that offers sea views right out onto Costa Teguise Beach. All rooms come with air-conditioning, satellite TVs, en suite bathrooms and some even come with balconies overlooking the pool or beach. The hotel also offers a buffet restaurant, gym and grants access to the resort's tennis and squash courts.
If you still can't decide, the Las Caletas Village might be right up your street. These luxury villas feature an outdoor swimming pool and come with well-equipped kitchens, comfortable living rooms and even a spacious sun terrace with loungers and a barbecue area. The complex also features a children's playground if you're thinking of bringing along the little ones.
Costa Teguise Beach for February
There are plenty of beaches to choose from in and around Costa Teguise. Los Charcos Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Costa Teguise. This beach is almost 300m long and features fine white sand and calm clear waters.
However, if you are looking for a quieter beach you may want to go to El Jablillo Beach, which offers a sheltered bay, fine white sand and calm waters. There are a number of amenities and services here including a bus route, restaurants, cafes and more.
Bars and Restaurants
Those looking for a delicious breakfast or a sweet treat should stop by the Brown Deli. The breakfast menu includes 'gourmet' bacon rolls and croissants, while coffee, cakes and savoury dishes such as sandwiches and baguettes are served throughout the day. If you like the food, pop into the adjoining store to pick up some homemade chutneys and other produce. Can't decide? No problem. Pick up a hamper filled with a range of items stocked in store.
Oscar's is a Belgian owned restaurant located in Costa Teguise. This place serves up a variety of international dishes from the classic Caesar salad to steak and chips. If you have a sweet tooth why not try one of their delicious Belgian waffles with cherries and chocolate sauce. Sounds divine!
On the other hand, if you're looking for a typical tapas head to Casa Luis found down Avenida del Mar. This restaurant offers an array of homemade Spanish and Canarian dishes from grilled sardines to potatoes with mouthwatering Mojo sauce. Tapas is the ideal food if you're looking for a light meal or want to try a variety of different dishes.
Things to do in Costa Teguise in February
El Golfo is a half submerged cone of a volcano located just over a 40 minutes' drive away from Costa Teguise. This beautiful natural attraction is a prime example of the power of Mother Nature. Over time the sea has eroded El Golfo, creating a wall of red and russet colours. At the foot of the crater you will find a striking green lagoon filled will volcanic minerals and micro-organisms that are believed to be unique to Lago Verde. Make sure to bring along your camera to take some stunning pictures.
Did you know that the historic quarter of the island is found in Teguise? Teguise is the old capital of Lanzarote, which lasted up until 1852. Teguise can be found in the centre of the island, so make sure not to mix it up with the resort of Costa Teguise. The town's long history dates back to the pre-Hispanic period and in 1980 it was declared as an Architectural Historic Site. This is the perfect place to spend the day making your way round the various outdoor flea markets and stalls selling crafts, textiles, souvenirs, food and more.
The sea temperature at this time of year can still be a warm 18 degrees. If you are not deterred by the slightly cooler climate at this time of year you should definitely head to the Volcano Surf School for a spot of water sports. This professional surfing school offers a number of trips and lessons all year round from beginners to advanced surfers.
Castillo de San Jose is an impressive fortress located in Arrecife. This historic building was built between 1776 and 1779 to protect Lanzarote's main port from pirate attacks after being commissioned by King Carlos III. Today the fortress houses the International Museum of Contemporary Art.
Dates for the diary
February is a great time for exploring the island's capital, Arrecife, just 10 miles down the coastline. Arrecife welcomes its annual carnival at this time of year which is well worth seeing. The carnival lasts for a whopping 12 days, with different events happening on different days, ranging from traditional music parades and costume competitions to Carnival Queen and Drag Queen crowning ceremonies. The final day of the carnival is celebrated with a spectacular fireworks display which can be seen for miles around.
From the 10th to the 13th February Arrecife will be hosting a special English Language Cinema where film lovers can enjoy a number of blockbuster movies for a small price. More information can be found from CinesLanzarote nearer the time.
If you're here for Valentines Day (14th February) why not take your loved one to one of the various restaurants and bars in Costa Teguise. The Kennel Klub will be holding a special Valentine's themed buffet in Costa Teguise which includes pasta, pizza and salads. Whilst many hotels will be offering special set menus for guests and locals.