The weather in July is characterised by increasing daytime temperatures, low levels of precipitation and long, hot days. The length of each day is constant throughout the month with the highest daily hours of sunshine for the whole year at 12 hours per day. This is one of the busiest months of the year to visit, as hundreds of visitors come to the resort to enjoy these gorgeous conditions and beautiful beaches. It is a great time to head to the beach and take part in water sports or swimming as sea temperatures are a warm 22°C.
During the day the average temperature is 24°C, similar to Barcelona in Spain. Average high and low temperatures range from 21°C overnight to a lovely and warm 27°C during the day. The highest recorded temperature at this time of year was in 1952 when the mercury hit a steamy 44°C. The lowest recorded was a chilly 15°C in 1957. Humidity ranges from mildly humid 55% to a humid 85%, but tends not to get too uncomfortable due to the sea breezes. Wind speeds vary from a moderate breeze of 7 m/s to a high wind of 14 m/s. Sometimes the winds can pick up and get quite strong at this time of year and reach 16 m/s. If the Calima occurs, the hot and dusty winds that blow from the African coast can push temperatures up to 10°C above average. Keeping near to the coast and cooling down in the sea are the best ways to keep refreshed if this does happen during your visit.
July is one of the driest months of the year at this resort with an average rainfall of 0mm throughout. Chances of seeing rain are therefore very low and a 1% chance of rain on any given day means it is the perfect time to enjoy outdoor activities. If it does rain, light showers are the most common form of precipitation. Check the forecast before travelling to check weather conditions for your holiday.
Where to Stay
For families wanting to have a fun holiday in Mogan and keep to a budget, the all-inclusive 3* Paradise Lago Taurito hotel is located 50 yards from Taurito beach and next to the Lago Oasis Water Park that the kids will love. The hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV and some with ocean views. The kids club with keep the kids amused, while the adults can have a game of tennis or squash, head to the spa or fitness centre, or enjoy a drink at the pool bar during the day or the evening bar at night. The water park has water slides, hot tubs and foam jets as well as a large saltwater pool.
The beachfront 4* Mogan Princess and Beach club hotel is perfect for a summer beach holiday for families or couples. Situated high above the Taurito Valley with bird's eye views over the ocean, this property includes a beach club at the nearby Taurito beach, with a chill-out terrace on the beach, panoramic pool and kids pool and free shuttle between the hotel and the beach, which is around 900 yards away. Featuring three large outdoor pools and three restaurants as well as children's activities, evening entertainment and a nightclub, there is plenty to keep everyone occupied during their stay. Rooms are air-conditioned and feature a terrace or balcony with ocean views and satellite TV.
Located just 400 yards from the port and featuring double rooms or dormitories with shared bathroom facilities, the budget Volver hostel is perfect for backpackers or budget conscious travellers who want to come and enjoy all that Mogan has to offer in the summer. This friendly and welcoming hostel is centrally located, has free Wi-Fi, a shared kitchen and lounge and a terrace for relaxing. The views from the terrace are gorgeous, as it overlooks the marina and beach and is the perfect place to meet new friends and have a drink in the evening. Close by are the restaurants, bars and shops of the town.
Hit the Beach
The nearby Playa Taurito is located between Mogan and Puerto Rico, with gorgeous soft dark volcanic sand and safe swimming. Surrounded by stunning cliffs there are plenty of facilities on offer such as cafes, restaurants, shops and snack bars. This is a much quieter beach than nearby Puerto Rico, and has an elegant feel to it. At only 150m long, this is not a huge beach but it is wide, leaving plenty of room for everyone to enjoy its tranquillity. The waves can sometime get bigger so keep an eye on the lifeguard flags and follow instructions to keep safe.
Restaurants and Nightlife
Situated in Puerto de Mogan and perfect for a few late night drinks is Cuba Libre bar. Set in a side street among several other bars and with indoor or outdoor seating, this has an authentic atmosphere and friendly staff from all over Europe. Open late into the night, but closed during the day, the bar features great music, the chance to hang out with other visitors and locals, and enjoy free monkey nuts with your choice of cocktail or beer.
Specialising in Canarian cuisine, the restaurant Playa de Mogan serves quality meat and fish dishes from its location at Puerto de Mogan. The restaurant offers efficient and friendly service and the chefs are skilled at selecting only the best quality produce and preparing delicious dishes. International cuisine is also on offer. Take the family or just a loved one and enjoy the relaxed ambience and great food on offer at the centrally located restaurant.
In Arguineguin, is the fantastic Fusion restaurant and lounge bar, featuring fresh Southeast Asian fusion cuisine in a contemporary setting. Overlooking the ocean and with a lounge area where guests can enjoy a cocktail, this restaurant is perfect for a relaxed but elegant meal for two. Try dishes inspired by Vietnamese, Thai and Indonesian cuisine using locally sourced fresh fish and meat. There are daily and seasonal specials and the venue can cater for special occasions and parties.
Things To Do
When on holiday here with children, visitors should go to the Lago Taurito waterpark at Taurito beach, with activities for young and old. With large waterslides, a saltwater pool, beach umbrellas, sun loungers and hammocks, there is something for everyone. The on-site restaurant serves buffet meals and the snack bar is available for smaller appetites. For the smaller children, there is a mini park with smaller slides and pirate fun, and the Krabi spa offers massages and wellness treatments for the grownups. If you don't fancy getting wet, there is a bowling alley, mini-golf, discotheque and tennis courts.
If you're feeling active during your holiday, go to Arguineguin beach and have a go at stand-up paddle boarding. A 2-hour paddle allows you to experience some of the coast around the beach and see some fish and marine life in the clear waters of the ocean. With clear instructions on how to make the most of the paddle, this is an easy and fun excursion from the beach, as well as being a great way to tone up and get fitter.