What's The Weather Like In Los Gigantes In October
After hot and balmy August and September, things begin to cool down in Los Gigantes, Tenerife in October. During this month, the average temperature for the resort is 23.5°C, created by highs of 27°C during the daytime and lows of 20°C after sunset. The highest temperature ever recorded in Los Gigantes in October is 36°C, whilst the lowest temperature ever registered in the resort at this time of year is 15°C.
Temperatures get cooler in Los Gigantes as the month develops, making the first week of October the best time to visit if you want to holiday when the resort is at its hottest.
Regardless, whichever part of the month you choose to visit, you'll need to pack beachwear, suntan cream and sunglasses to protect you from the sunshine during the daytime, as well as light warm clothing, such as thin jumpers and cardigans, to keep you comfortable on an evening.
If you can't get enough of the heat and want to visit los Gigantes when temperatures are at their hottest, forget about October and plan your holiday for August of September instead, when high temperatures tend to be at their peak.
Across October, Los Gigantes is subject to an average of 13mm/0 inches of rainfall which is spread out between an average of four days that's a small increase compared to the previous month.
With such a tiny amount of precipitation occurring on such few days across this month, chances are your holiday in October won't be affected by rainfall at all. The likelihood of precipitation making an appearance gradually increases as the month progresses, making the first week of October the best time to visit if you want to keep the chances of your holiday being spoilt by rainfall kept to a minimum.
If you are unfortunate enough to experience some rainfall during your holiday in Los Gigantes, it will most probably be drizzle (which occurs on 31% of days with rainfall), light rain (30%) or moderate rain (30%).
During a normal October, Los Gigantes boasts an average of ten hours of daily sunshine that's one hour less every day than last month which, alongside an average relative humidity of 69% and warm temperatures, makes this month ideal for travellers who love the sunshine, but can't stand excessively high temperatures.
The average sea temperature for the waters around Los Gigantes in October is 24°C that's the same as last month which is certainly warm enough to go swimming, despite the decrease in sunshine hours.
Los Gigantes is hardly affected by extreme winds at all throughout the year and October is no exception. During this month, the average wind speed for the resort is 18 km/h that's 1 km/h less than in September with the maximum sustained wind speed recorded in recent times being 93 km/h.
Los Gigantes Hotels In October
Heaven On A Plate
Heaven on a Plate is a privately-owned apartment located within walking distance of shops, bars, restaurants, supermarkets, tennis courts, the marina and the beach. Features include one bedroom with double bed, rear conservatory which can sleep an extra two people, fully-equipped American kitchen, living room with satellite TV and balcony with views down to the natural rock pools below. The apartment is located within a quiet residential complex which features heated adults swimming pool, kids' pool, gardens and parking.
Apartment Buenavista is an alternative for those who want to be closer to the marina. Situated within a small residential complex overlooking the marina, sea and cliffs of Los Gigantes, this apartment can sleep up to three guests. Features include one bedroom, living room with double sofa bed and satellite TV, private bathroom, kitchen with fridge and washing machine, and balcony with unbeatable sea views. Within the complex you'll find a small swimming pool and complimentary parking, with a shopping centre full of supermarkets, restaurants, bars and shops just a short walk away.
Bars And Restaurants
If you're in the mood for tapas, pop into 23. Located in the resort's main square, this restaurant is known for its cheap local beer, fine wines and quality tapas which come in all shapes and forms, including Spanish omelette, chicken escalope, tuna salad, ginger prawns, scrambled eggs with chorizo, mini burgers and squid cooked in its own ink. Although there is no a la carte menu available with main courses, the tapas come in generous portions and a few dishes should fill you up.
For superb seafood in Los Gigantes, try El Ancla. This restaurant is located overlooking the marina and offers a fish- and seafood-based menu, with items such as grilled prawns, mixed seafood pizzas, crab fritters, fish soup and calamari all of which are freshly prepared to order. A selection of coffees and ice creams is also available for dessert.
Things To Do In Los Gigantes In October
Big Fun Water Sports
Adrenaline junkies won't want to miss the chance to sign up for an excursion with Big Fun Water Sports. This company is based in the marina in Los Gigantes and offers a wide variety of water-based excursions, including water skiing, wake boarding, jet skiing, parascending, inflatable rides and even boat trips which include snorkelling and swimming stops. Excursions are available to book in advance from the kiosk, but since October is a fairly quiet month for Tenerife, you might just be able to walk up to the kiosk and have a go at your chosen water sport there and then.
Shopping In Los Gigantes
Get your hands on some great souvenirs or gifts for friends and family back home by shopping in Los Gigantes. The resort is home to an assortment of shops, selling everything from souvenirs, clothing, duty-free goods and electricals to alcohol, cigarettes, jewellery and perfumes, so no matter what you're looking for, you're sure to find it. Around the marina you'll find shops selling beachwear, 100% cotton clothes, aloe vera products, souvenirs, jewellery and gifts, whilst along the beach promenade you'll find a small supermarket as well as shops selling beachwear, souvenirs, gifts, jewellery, bags, clothes and liquor. You'll find all the other shops scattered around the streets of Los Gigantes and in the main square.