What's the Weather like in Marbella in February
February is one of the cooler months for the year in Marbella, Spain, but will definitely see favourable weather. The average temperature and average highs and lows both rise from January while the average rainfall decreases. Average sea temperature and average sunshine hours remain stagnant.
The average temperature seen in February is 12°C (54°F). Average highs go up to 16°C (61°F) which are mostly seen the beginning ten days of the month. The rest of the month sees daily highs reaching 18°C (64°F). Average lows get down to 7°C (45°F) and are also mostly experienced in the beginning ten days of the month with daily lows the rest of the month getting to 9°C (48°F). February as a whole sees gradually rising highs with only one day in ten going over 22°C (71°F) or going under 14°C (57°F). Daily lows only go under 4°C (39°F) or over 13°C (55°F) every one in ten days.
The average rainfall for February is at the fourth highest for the year with 75mm. This translates to on average 5 days of rainfall or every 1 in 6 days. The most common form of rainfall is moderate rain which is the most likely to occur in the beginning of the month. Light rain and thunderstorms are less common and most likely to occur at the end of the month and beginning of the month, respectively.
The average humidity for February is 70%, which ranges from 50%, comfortable, to 90%, very humid. The humidity rarely goes under 31%, comfortable, but can get as high as 100%, very humid. The end of the month is the most likely to be the least humid, while the beginning of the month is the most likely to be the most humid.
The average sunshine hours for February is 6. This is the lowest amount of average sunshine hours for the year and is also experienced in January and December. As the month goes on, the daily sunshine gradually increases with the end of the month the most likely to experience the most daily sunshine.
Average Sea Temperature
The average sea temperature in February is 16°C (61°F), which is the lowest average sea temperature of the year and is also experienced by January and March.
Marbella Hotels for February
A luxury boutique stay can be found at Hotel Claude Marbella. Located in the centre of old town, you are close to everything you need for your holiday. The hotel lies within a 17th century mansion townhouse, which has been fully restored to provide high level of comfort while maintaining its unique architecture. There are seven rooms and suites available with terracotta floors, sandstone baths and fine fabrics.
If you are looking for a five star luxury resort, head to Puente Romano Beach Resort Marbella. All rooms are tastefully decorated with a Mediterranean décor and include the options of a double room, suite, grand suite or family room. All rooms include a marble floor bathroom and balcony from which to enjoy views of sea or resort. There are three outdoor pools including one that is heated year round and a children's pool.
For a rustic boutique stay, Casa La Concha will meet your needs. Located on the golden mile of Marbella, this hotel is surrounded by golf courses and has both mountain and sea views. All rooms provide air conditioning, mini-fridge, bathrobes, pure cotton bedding, private patio and a welcome bottle of cava. Continental breakfast is served until 13:00. The property includes a salted pool and exotic gardens to relax in.
Vincci Seleccion Estrella del Mar provides a five star stay for a relaxing holiday. This luxury hotel is located steps to the beach and includes 137 rooms and suites in a contemporary, Mediterranean fashion. Rooms include air conditioning & heating, mini-bar, satellite TV, bathrobes & slippers and safety box. There are four outdoor pools as well as a highly rated spa.
Marbella Beach for February
Playa de Rio Real
For a fun beach to visit check out Playa de Rio Real, often called Playa Pinillo. During the summer months, this beach can be very crowded, so enjoy the off season with the beach to yourself. Dark sand runs along this 400m long and 30m wide beach. There is regular cleaning service as well as sun loungers for hire. You will also find plenty of water sports on offer.
Bars and Restaurants
For some amazing tapas as well as international dishes, head to Sister's Taperia. This bar and restaurant caters to families providing a kid's menu, with good choices such as chicken nuggets and pasta Bolognese. You will be spoilt for choice as there are over 25 tapas and 60 different dishes available. Some of the best tapas available are the mini marinated chicken, toast with cod, goat's cheese & caramelised onion and the green pepper with tuna and egg.
If you are looking for a contemporary take on traditional dishes, a good place to go is Caperuza Bistro. Providing a modern vibe, you will love this restaurant with its value pricing and friendly staff. You will be able to dine al fresco and people watch while enjoying dishes such as sea bass ceviche, pork belly with parmesan and shrimp salad with lemon mayo.
Things to do in Marbella in February
Monte Aventura Adnalucia Eco tours & Incentives
A fun, family option is to take an eco tour with Monte Aventura Adnalucia Eco tours & Incentives. This tour operator is made up of expert nature guides with extensive knowledge of the region. There are many different tours to choose from, one nice option is the 4x4 Route Costa del Sol-Sierra de Las Nieves-Ronda, which takes you through several nature parks in jeeps driven by your guides.
Excusion de Adrenalina
Those looking for a bit of a thrill should check out Excusion de Adrenalina. On this fun filled tour, you get to drive a public roads authorised go-kart through the mountains, which feature many twists and turns and spectacular views. There is an experienced tour guide with you at all times. There are several tour options ranging from one and a half hours to six hours. You will need a valid driver's license and be in good physical and mental condition.