What's the Weather like in Marbella in August
If you do not mind the crowds, August is the perfect time to visit Marbella, Spain as you'll catch the best weather for the year. The average temperature and average highs and lows stay the same from July, while the average sea temperature rises. Both the average sunshine hours and average rainfall decrease.
The average temperature seen in August is 24°C (75°F). Average highs get up to 29°C (84°F) which are mostly seen the last ten days of the month, with the beginning of the month seeing daily highs rise to 31°C (87°F). Average lows get down to 19°C (66°F) which are also mostly experienced the last ten days of the month with the rest of the month seeing daily lows reach 21°C (70°F). August as a whole sees gradually falling highs with only one day in ten going over 36°C (96°F) or going under 26°C (79°F). Daily lows only go under 18°C (64°F) or go over 24°C (75°F) every one in ten days.
The average rainfall seen in August is 5mm which is the second lowest average for the year. This translates to on average 0 days of rainfall. When it does rain, the most common form of rainfall is thunderstorms, which are most likely to fall at the end of the month. Moderate rain and light rain are less common forms of rainfall, but also most likely to occur at the end of the month.
The average humidity seen in August is 64%, which ranges from 42%, comfortable, to 86%, very humid. The humidity rarely goes under 21%, dry, but can get as high as 100%, very humid. The beginning of the month is the most likely to be the least humid, while the end of the month is the most likely to be the most humid.
The average sunshine hours experienced in August is 12. This is the third highest average sunshine hours for the year and is also experienced in May. As the month goes on, the daily sunshine hours slowly decrease with the beginning of the month the most likely to receive the most daily sunshine.
Average Sea Temperature
The average sea temperature experienced in August is 24°C (75°F). This is the highest average sea temperature for the year. As the months go into autumn, the average sea temperature will start to decrease.
Marbella Hotels in August
El Faro Hotel Apartamentos Marbella
For a modern and budget friendly stay, check in to El Faro Hotel Apartamentos Marbella. This apartment style hotel has a swimming pool with loungers, outdoor patio, breakfast buffet, relaxing bar and a social room with satellite TV and sofas. There are two styles of studios and two styles of one bedroom apartments that include a balcony, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi and full kitchen.
Gran Hotel Gvadalpin Banus
The Gran Hotel Gvadalpin Banus is a great five star resort located right on the beach. There is a large number of options in rooms available from a single room to a family presidential suite. All rooms include air conditioning, built-in safe, free Wi-Fi, television, mini-bar and private terrace. There are three restaurants and three bars on-site including a pool and sports bar.
PYR Marbella Hotel
Top value for money can be found at the PYR Marbella Hotel. The hotel is made up of three Andalucian styled buildings which are surrounded by gardens and two pools (one for children). Each room found at the Hotel PYR comes with central air conditioning & heating, satellite TV, full en-suite bath, kitchenette including a fridge and cooker, tableware, cutlery, free Wi-Fi and individual terrace.
Rio Real Golf & Hotel Marbella
The Rio Real Golf & Hotel Marbella is a boutique four star hotel, which provides an all-inclusive golf holiday. You will find a spa offering a variety of treatments, a business centre with internet access, tennis courts, a golf academy and discounts on green fees. There are 30 individualized rooms that have been tastefully decorated and include private terraces, TV, mini-bar and a pillow menu.
Marbella Beach for August
If you are looking for a good urban beach, check out Playa Fontanilla. This is a great beach for locals and visitors alike as it is one of the most central options available. This beach gets packed during the summer, but it's pretty large, so you should be able to find a sun lounger or a spot to lay out your towel. There's lots of options for activities, restaurants and bars available, too.
Bars and Restaurants
Don Quijote Restaurante
Don Quijote Restaurante provides modern international cuisine in a rustic atmosphere. The staff is very attentive and welcoming and will be happy to guidw you through the menu and good provide food and wine pairing suggestions. A few main choices include chicken stuffed with vegetables, beef stroganoff and honey and rosemary marinated pork ribs. The restaurant is accommodating to kids with their own menu including fish fingers.
For something a bit different head to Restaurante Ta-Kumi, a Japanese gastro-bar. The waiters are very attentive and happy to answer any questions you may have about the menu. All the meals have an excellent presentation. Items on the menu include sushi, sashimi, tempura and other Japanese dishes freshly prepared by Japanese chefs.
Things to do in Marbella in August
Vina & Bodega Remsamen
Wine lovers must head to the Vina & Bodega Remsamen where the vineyard consists of three hectares. Chardonnay, merlot and cabernet sauvignon are the three varieties of wine produced. You will be led on a guided tour of the vineyard and winery to see the stages of wine production from growth to bottle. Once finished, you will participate in a tasting of the three wines with three small bites.
La Quinta Golf & Country Club
If you were hoping to play golf on your holiday in Marbella, La Quinta Golf & Country Club is one of the best choices. This course was designed by three time world champion and former Ryder Cup winner, Maanuel Pinero. The course is made up of 27 holes and is perfect for all levels of play. You will be able to see the amazing natural landscape as well as the Mediterranean Sea.