Los Gigantes Weather April Averages, Canary Islands
What's The Weather Like In Los Gigantes In April
Just like March, the weather continues to get warmer in Los Gigantes, Tenerife in April, when the spring season is well under way. At this time of year, the average temperature for the resort is around 19.5°C, made up of highs of 23°C during the daytime and lows of 16°C after dark. The highest temperature ever recorded in Los Gigantes in April is 37°C, whilst the lowest temperature ever registered in the resort at this time of year is 6°C.
As April progresses, the temperature tends to get warmer, making the final week of the month the best time to go if you want to experience the resort when it's at its warmest.
However, whichever part of the month you choose to visit, you'll need to pack light beach clothes for during the daytime and warm clothes, such as coats, jumpers and jeans, to keep you comfortable on an evening.
If you love the heat and would rather visit Los Gigantes when temperatures are at their highest, forget about April and visit in August or September instead, when the resort is usually hottest.
Across the month, Los Gigantes is subject to around 22mm/1 inch of rainfall spread out between two rainy days that's almost double the previous month. With such a small amount of precipitation falling on so few days, chances are your holiday in Los Gigantes in April won't be affected by rainfall in the slightest.
The likelihood of rainfall occurring steadily decreases as the month develops, making the last week of April the best time to visit if you want to keep the risk of showers to a minimum. If you are unlucky enough to experience some precipitation during your holiday, it will most probably be drizzle (which falls on 41% of days with rainfall), moderate rain (30%), light rain (20%) or heavy rain (7%).
Over the course of an average April, Los Gigantes boasts 11 hours of daily sunshine that's one hour more each day than in March with, alongside an average relative humidity of 66% and relatively cool temperatures, make this time of year ideal of travellers who enjoy mild sunshine but can't stand extremely high temperatures.
The average sea temperature for the waters surrounding Los Gigantes is 20°C in April that's 1°C warmer than last month which is considered too cold to go swimming. If you really want to take a dip during your April holiday in Los Gigantes, stick to the heated and indoor swimming pools.
The resort sees hardly any strong winds at all throughout the year. In April, the average daily wind speed is around 21 km/h that's 1 km/h more than in March with the maximum sustained wind speed recorded in recent times being 96 km/h.
Los Gigantes Hotels In April
Apartamentos Poblado Marinero
If you want to be as close to the sea as possible, consider staying at Apartamentos Poblado Marinero. Located alongside the marina, within easy walking distance of the beach, water sport kiosks, excursion companies, bars, shops, supermarkets and restaurants, this complex provides accommodation in the form of one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments which can sleep between three and six guests, respectively. Each apartment is decorated in a classic Canarian style and comes equipped with bedroom(s) with single beds, kitchen with fridge and oven, and living room with sofa bed. Onsite services and facilities include swimming pool, pool bar, a la carte restaurant, WiFi access and games room with pool table, books and magazines.
Villa Las Brisas
If you're holidaying as a group of six, consider staying at Villa Las Brisas. Ideally located close to the sea with clear views of the ocean, the marina and the Los Gigantes cliffs, this villa is made up of three bedrooms, three bathrooms, comprehensively-equipped kitchen, living room with satellite TV, internet access, air conditioning, barbecue cooking facilities and a private heated pool which is cleaned three times each week. Supermarkets and restaurants are just a seven-minute walk away, four tennis courts five minutes away and six golf courses within a 45-minute driving radius.
Bars And Restaurants
If you're in the mood for some seafood or Canarian cuisine, pop into Tas-K. This small and friendly restaurant doesn't offer a menu instead, your server will come over and tell you what is being prepared freshly that day. There is always a selection of al la carte mains, as well as a choice of tapas and a few handmade desserts. Although the food is said to be superb, the hand-crafted cocktails are said to be even better, with the caipirinhas taking centre stage.
For an eatery with a British pub grub-style atmosphere, try Richardsons. Here you'll find a well stocked bar with a local and international selection of beers, wines, spirits, cocktails and soft drinks, plus a small bar food menu, with classics such as pizza, gammon, baked potatoes and steaks. Live sporting events and soap operas are also regularly shown on large-screen TVs both inside and outside the restaurant.
Things To Do In Los Gigantes In April
Los Gigantes is best known for its iconic cliffs which seem to burst out of the ocean and rise into the sky. Whilst you can admire the cliffs from the shore of the resort, the best way to see them is by signing up for a boat trip with Maritima Acantilados. Each boat trip begins at the harbour in Los Gigantes and sails past these cliffs from which you can take fantastic photos. Since this part of the sea is so popular with whales and dolphins, there's also a great chance you'll see some local marine life on your trip.
At the other end of the scale, Crab Island is one of the least well-known parts of the resort. Although it's not actually an island, this part of Tenerife is an exclusive area tucked in between Los Gigantes and Puerto Santiago. Here you'll find a large number of rock pools which provide hours of entertainment for children on the lookout for marine life and shells. If the sea is calm enough, some of the rock pools are even large enough to safely swim in, too.
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