What's The Weather Like In Los Gigantes In February
Along with January, February tends to be the coldest month of the year for Los Gigantes, Tenerife, although it's still much warmer than the UK. At this time of year, the average temperature for the resort is 18.5°C, made up of highs of 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. The hottest temperature ever registered in Los Gigantes in February is 30°C, whilst the coldest temperature ever recorded in the resort during this month is 10°C.
On average, temperatures usually get warmer as the month progresses, making the final week of February the best time to visit the resort if you want to holiday when temperatures are at their highest. However, whichever week of the month you decide to visit the resort, you'll need to take beach clothes to wear during the day, as well as warm clothes, such as coats, jumpers and jeans, to ensure you stay comfortable at night.
If you love high temperatures and would rather holiday in Los Gigantes when the resort is at its warmest, forget about going in February and plan your trip for August or September instead, when temperatures are usually at their highest.
Across February, Los Gigantes is subject to an average of 19mm/1 inch of rainfall spread out between three rainy days that's about the same as last month. With such a small quantity of precipitation falling on such a small number of days, your holiday probably won't be affected by rainfall at all if you travel in February.
The likelihood of rainfall occurring slightly increases during the middle of the month, so if you don't want to risk a shower during your holiday, you're best off visiting either in the first or last week of the month.
If you are unlucky enough to get some rainfall during your holiday in Los Gigantes, it will most probably be drizzle (which occurs on 32% of days with rainfall), moderate rain (28%), light rain (21%) or heavy rain (10%).
Over the course of a typical February, the resort boasts an average of nine hours of sunshine each day that's the same as last month which, along with an average relative humidity of 64% and fairly cool temperatures, makes it a superb time of year for visitors who aren't fans of intense heat but enjoy the sunshine to holiday there.
The average sea temperature for the waters which surround Los Gigantes at this time of year are 19°C that's 1°C cooler than in January which is probably too cold to go swimming. If you still want to take a dip during your holiday in February, you're best off sticking to the heated and indoor swimming pools instead.
The resort sees hardly any strong winds during any month and February is no exception. At this time of year, the average daily wind speed is approximately 21 km/h that's 1 km/h more than the previous month with the maximum sustained wind speed recorded in recent times being 100 km/h.
Los Gigantes Hotels In February
El Marques Resort
When it comes to family-friendly accommodation in Los Gigantes, it's tough to beat El Marques Resort. Ideally located in the centre of the resort, within easy walking distance of the marina and the beach, as well as bars, restaurants, cafes and shops, this resort is made up of one- and two-bedroom luxury apartments, each of which comes with air-conditioning, fully-equipped kitchen and satellite TV most have balconies with sea views, too. Onsite services and facilities include heated swimming pool, poolside bar which serves snacks and drinks, restaurant which opens for evening dinner and WiFi which you need to pay for in order to use.
If you'd prefer something more private, take a look at Casa Gracia. This large two-storey apartment boasts views of the marina, cliffs and the sea from the upstairs and downstairs terraces and forms part of a small and quiet complex made up of only five apartments. The main features are two bedrooms each of which comes with two twin beds two bathrooms, two toilets, fully-equipped kitchen, lounge with satellite TV, barbeque cooking facilities and WiFi access.
Bars And Restaurants
If you're in the mood for some authentic Spanish cuisine, consider dining at Restaurante Asturias. Located in the centre of the resort in the local square next to the church, this restaurant offers a large menu full of classic Spanish and Canarian dishes, including mussels in tomato sauce, seafood paella, garlic chicken and even Italian-inspired homemade pizzas. There is an a la carte menu to choose from, as well as a value-for-money three-course set menu which also includes a drink.
Satisfy your sweet tooth by popping into Pastelería Bamboo. This bakery offers a huge selection of white and brown breads, cakes, desserts, ice cream and filled baguettes all of which are made onsite and are freshly-prepared to order. A small drinks menu with teas, coffees, soft drinks and natural juices is also available. Pastelería Bamboo is open Monday-Saturday from 8am until 7pm and you can choose what you want from the counter or place your order in advance over the phone.
Things To Do In Los Gigantes In February
Families holidaying in Los Gigantes with kids won't want to miss the opportunity to go on a whales and dolphins excursion with Flipper Uno. This company is one of the longest-standing whales and dolphins tour groups in Tenerife and is based in the Los Gigantes marina. Each boat tour leaves the marina and heads along the iconic Los Gigantes cliffs where whales and dolphins usually gather before it reaches Masca. You'll have the chance for a quick dip in the bay at Masca before the boat turns around and heads back for Los Gigantes.
Playa de La Arena
For something a bit livelier than Los Gigantes, spend the day at Playa de La Arena. Just a short bus ride away from los Gigantes, this resort is renowned for its black sandy beach which is a great place to sunbathe, swim, snorkel or scuba dive. Behind the beach you'll find a long promenade lined with international restaurants, bars and shops selling everything from souvenirs to groceries.