Playa de Fanabe Weather January Averages, Canary Islands

    Playa de Fanabe Weather for January 2023

    What's the weather like in Playa de Fanabe in January

    January in Playa de Fanabe can be very pleasant and dry making it the perfect time to plan a vacation to escape the harsh winters in continental Europe. While jackets and long sleeves may be needed first thing in the morning, afternoons are generally mild and sunny and perfect for visitors to explore the region.


    Chances of seeing rain over the course of the month are low with an average of only 29mm of precipitation spread over just 5 days. In fact, the chance of seeing rain is only at a measly 11 percent and the chance of seeing a cloudy day is even less at 6 percent.

    Sunshine Hours

    Instead, visitors will need to pack plenty of sunscreen if they plan on spending significant time outdoors with an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day. Overall, the chances of seeing a sunny day stand at 52 percent.


    The average daily temperature for this time of the year is a mild 18°C (64°F). Visitors can expect average overnight lows to be chilly enough to warrant bringing a light jacket and pants with temperatures dipping to 14°C (70°F). However, the afternoon temperatures warm nicely with mainly mostly sunny skies to a pleasant average high of 21°C (70°F).

    Water Temperature

    While it might be sunny and pleasant on land, temperatures are still fairly cool in the water. In fact, the water temperatures are cool enough to keep people out of the water and on the beach. Average seawater temperatures for this time of the year are a cool 20°C (68°F).  With a cool water current running by the Canary Islands, it will be a few months before water temperatures warm enough for visitors to be able to spend significant time exploring the sea around the island.

    Even though it should be dry during a visit, visitors should still check the extended forecast before leaving home to make sure there are no last minute surprises.

    Playa de Fanabe Hotels for January

    As January can be considered more of an off-season in Playa de Fanabe, now is a great time to visit and possibly get a discount on hotel rooms. One great resort to try this time of the year is Costa Adeje Gran Hotel. This five-star hotel is located just a few short meters from the beach and was built in 2001. With a westward orientation, guests are treated to a nightly sunset that can't be beat. The resort offers plenty for those who are looking for relaxation such as a library, card room and TV lounge. For guests looking for more activities, there are basketball and squash courts, mini golf and pools.

    Hotel Jardin Tropical offers a relaxing oasis just off the beach. With several room options to choose from including double rooms, junior suites and even a presidential suite, all come fully equipped with every amenity guests could desire. There are also several swimming pools, entertainment for adults and children, restaurants, golf, and the ability to rent water sports equipment.

    Hotel Isabel was constructed in 2001 and fully renovated in 2010 and offers 384 units made up of apartments, villas and bungalows. This design makes it perfect for families, individuals, couples and special events such as weddings and meetings. The hotel also offers one adult pool and one children's pool, one main restaurant, four bars, daily and nightly entertainment, babysitter, gym and mini-club for children aged 3012.

    Bars and Restaurants

    Visitors looking to enjoy a great meal any time of the day and save some money at the same time, will want to stop into Harriet's Tea Room and Restaurant. Located in Costa Adeje, this small restaurant welcomes guests with open arms and good food. Guests can enjoy baked potatoes, homemade chips, sandwiches and a wide array of drink options all for a reasonable price.

    Those looking for a good pizza pie while in southern Tenerife will not want to miss Ristorante Pizzeria Saporita. With perfectly sized portions, this restaurant offers a little slice of Italy while in Spain. Visitors rave about the homemade pizzas as well as the extensive wine selection to complement any meal.

    Terrace Bar in Costa Adeje offers something for the whole family with a pool bar and food served until 8pm. After that, the bar transitions to more of a traditional nightspot where visitors can get well priced drinks in a fun and relaxing atmosphere. 

    Things to do in Playa de Fanabe in January

    Those looking to escape the cooler nights in Playa de Fanabe may want to head inside and step back in time. Medieval Adventure offers shows Thursday through Sunday that feature knights, swords and more. Guests are treated to a medieval banquet while watching a knight's tournament. The show ends with guests being able to explore the castle and a show of Capoeira in the next room. The menu includes a whole chicken, creamed veggies, cake, wine and water.

    Visitors can also take advantage of the mild daytime temperatures and get in a round of golf while visiting the region. There are numerous courses to choose from and each offers each own challenges and wonderful views. Choices include Golf del Sur, Golf Costa Adeje, Abama Golf, Golf las Americas and more.

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