What's the Weather like in Marbella in October
October in Marbella, Spain sees the first significant decrease from the wonderful summer weather. The average temperature, average highs and lows, average sea temperature and average sunshine hours all decrease from September. Average rainfall sees a large increase from September, but should not be a concern for your holiday.
The average temperature seen in October is 18°C (64°F). Average highs get to 22°C (72°F) which are mostly seen in the last end days of the month with the beginning of the month experiencing daily highs of 26°C (78°F). Average lows get down to 14°C (57°F) and are mostly experienced in the last ten days of the month with the beginning of the month seeing daily lows get to 17°C (62°F). October as a whole sees falling daily highs with only one day in ten going over 28°C (83°F) or going under 19°C (66°F). Daily lows only go under 9°C (49°F) or go over 19°C (67°F) every one in ten days.
The average rainfall seen in October is the sixth highest for the year with 55mm. This translates to on average 4 days of rainfall or every 1 in 8 days. The most common form of rainfall for October is moderate rain which is most likely to fall at the end of the month. Thunderstorms and light rain are less common forms of rainfall in October with thunderstorms most likely in the middle of the month and light rain at the end of the month.
The average humidity seen in October is 70%, which ranges from 48%, comfortable, to 91%, very humid. The humidity rarely goes under 29%, 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 October is 9. This is the third lowest average sunshine hours for the year. As the month goes on, the daily sunshine hours gradually decrease with the beginning of the month the most likely to have the most daily sunshine.
Average Sea Temperature
The average sea temperature in October is 21°C (70°F). This is the third highest average sea temperature for the year.
Marbella Hotels in October
Diverhotel Marbella is a great three-star family resort. This resort is located near several golf courses and a couple of minutes' drive from the city centre. It offers a large pool, various entertainment programmes and many activities such as paddle-tennis. There are single rooms, double rooms and family themed rooms available. All rooms have air conditioning and heating, satellite TV, a ceiling fan, mini-bar and safe.
Senator Marbella Spa Hotel
Need a bit of R&R? Check into the four star Senator Marbella Spa Hotel. With a location in the centre of Marbella and walking distance to the beach, this is a handy place to set up camp for a bit. All visitors will enjoy ree access to the Acquaplaya Spa & Wellness, which has numerous amenities such as a recreational pool with waterfall, Turkish bath, Indo-Roman bath, cervical massage pool and bubble beds.
The Hotel Baviera is a three star hotel in the heart of Marbella, so it offers a great central base for your holiday. Rooms have an attention to detail you'd expect in higher end hotels including an outdoor terrace, underfloor heating in the bathroom, air conditioning, safe, mini-bar, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. There is a hotel on-site that serves Mediterranean cuisine in a modern fashion.
An excellent option for families can be found at the four star BlueBay Banus. The resort was built to imitate an Andalusian village including cobbled streets, small courtyards and a chapel. With a close proximity to the beach and multiple swimming pools, you will have a great holiday. Rooms include air conditioning, safe, satellite TV, mini fridge and Wi-Fi (additional charge).
Marbella Beach for October
Playa de Nueva Andalucia
Playa de Nueva Andalucia is one of the most popular beaches during the high season and rightfully so. Also known as El Duque Beach, you will find dark coarse sand here, as well as small pretty coves along the beach. There is a maritime walkway that connects surrounding beaches. You will also have access to many amenities including sun loungers, parasols, bars, restaurants and water sports.
Bars and Restaurants
Restaurante Paella's y Mas
If you are looking for some authentic paella a great place to go is Restaurante Paella's y Mas. The menu here changes seasonally based on local ingredients and includes a selection of seafood, salads and paella. The atmosphere is warm and the service is excellent, too. There is also a large selection of wines to pair with your meal. Paella choices include mixed seafood, rabbit, mushroom, & chorizo and Iberian pork ribs.
Tchin-Tchin French Bistro
Visit Tchin-Tchin French Bistro for a chilled out atmosphere and delicious French specialties. The staff here is very friendly and attentive and there is a large selection of French wines and champagne available. A couple of notable dishes include steak tartare, Toulouse sausage and perfectly cooked couscous.
Things to do in Marbella in October
A great option for the kids is heading to Aqua Arena. This fun beach sport consists of various inflatables in the sea, perfect for the whole family and something your kids will love. They will be able to swim, jump, climb and run all over the obstacles. Don't worry, adults can join in on the fun as well with aqua fitness classes.