fuengirola Weather April Averages, Spain
What's the weather like in Fuengirola in April
The first signs of summer in Fuengirola start to appear in April. The average temperature this month is 16°C (61°F), with an average low of 11°C (52°F), and the average high being 21°C (70°F). The beginning of April is still relatively cool, with the average temperature being 14.5°C (58°F) and a small chance of rain. It starts to warm up during the middle of the month, with the daily average temperature being 16°C (61°F), and a small decrease in the already minimal chance of rain.
Temperatures continue to rise during the end of the month, with the daily average temperature checking-in at 17°C (63°F), in addition to a slight increase in the chance of rain, on par with levels at the beginning of April. The first of the month is typically the coldest day of April, with an average high of 19°C (66°F) and an average low of 10°C (50°F). The last two days of April tend to be the warmest, with a high of 22°C (72°F) and a low of 12°C (54°F).
Average Sunshine Hours
With warmer temperatures this month come days with more sun. The average sunshine per day in April is 10 hours.
It barely rains this month as the average rainfall for April is just 40mm (1.6 inches), which occurs over the course of 11 days or just over 3.5mm (0.14 inches) a day. Odds will be in your favor if you leave your umbrella at home.
Average Sea Temperature
While the days in the sun might be hot enough to feel like swimming, the sea has still not had enough time to warm up to comfortable swimming conditions. The average sea temperature for April is 17°C (63°F). It is certainly warm enough in April for a day at the beach, but getting warm enough to jump in the sea and then right back out might be all you need to do to cool down.
The humidity levels in April are relatively mild, averaging around the low 60's%, which is a comfortable environment.
Fuengirola Hotels in April
Hotel Angela is a four-star hotel located right on the sea. One of its biggest draws is that it offers an infinity pool, which is the only one in Fuengirola that faces the sea, so you feel as if you are swimming in the sea, while actually being in the pool. The hotel also offers a lounge room and provides table games, as well as having ping-pong, darts, and a pool table. There is also live music every night, in addition to larger shows like flamenco dancing or magic shows. Hotel Angela has a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffet style, as well as a separate bar, and a snack bar next to the infinity pool. All 261 rooms have sea views, as well as air-conditioning and heating, and the hotel is located just a few minutes away from the city centre. Please note that this is an adult's-only hotel.
The Hotel Itaca Fuengirola is a three-star hotel, and although it is just 150 meters from the beach, rooms do not come with sea-views. Every room has air-conditioning/heating and most also come with a balcony. The hotel has an outdoor pool with a bar, as well as sun beds and umbrellas that are complimentary for hotel guests. There is also a restaurant on-site serving buffet-style Mediterranean cuisine. The hotel is about an eight minute walk from the city centre.
Fuengirola Beach for April
Santa Amalia is a beach that is roughly 1.5 km in length, providing the biggest swimming area (in length) in Fuengirola. If you want to do more than just swim in the water, there are places to rent jet-skis and pedal boats. There is even an area that was created for small children to play. If it's not quite warm enough to go in the water, there are plenty of bars, restaurants (such as the El Sultan serving Morrocan cuisine), and places to shop very close by, as well as clubs and places to go dancing if you are there in the evening or well into the night. Santa Amalia beach is located close to San Francisco beach, so it too is about a 5 minute drive from the city centre.
Bars and Restaurants
The Gourmet Lounge is the place to go if you are craving a burger or taking a break from the local cuisine. They also serve British specialties like fish and chips and steak pies, as well as a variety of starters, such as crispy spring rolls. They serve a little bit of everything, with gourmet coffees and teas and beer/cocktails offered as well. With a good mix of indoor and outdoor space and plenty of TV's, they also cater to the sports crowd looking to catch the current football match. They are located about 10 minutes from the city centre.
If you are in search of live music, be sure to check out Pogs Old Irish Rock Bar. With live bands/musicians playing nightly, and a fun and lively atmosphere, this is the place for any music lover. Pogs caters to all age groups and is family friendly. They are open from 7 PM to 3 AM on Monday through Saturday, and 6 PM to 2 AM on Sundays. Pogs is located about a five minute walk from the city centre.
Things to do in Fuengirola in April
If you enjoy racing, the Karting Experience Fuengirola is the place for you. They offer kart racing on two courses to test your racing skills against other drivers. There is a longer course that is 450 meters long, and a shorter 200 meter track is designed for children. The karts can reach speeds of 48 kph (30 mph) and can be driven by anyone 10 years old and up. There is an outdoor terrace where you can either watch other racers, or just relax in between your own races. There is also a snack bar in case you get hungry or thirsty. Karting Experience Fuengirola is located in the Miramar shopping centre, just five minutes outside of the city centre, and is open daily from 10 AM to 10 PM.
A good way to see a different side of Fuengirola and possibly some wildlife, including dolphins is to take a boat cruise. Alborán Explorer offers rides that last 90 minutes and cost 15 for adults and 8 for children. Food and drinks are available on the boat and depending on the weather, the boat will make a stop for those who want to jump into the sea. They are located in Fuengirola's port, or about 12 minutes walking from the city centre.