What's the weather like in Playa Taurito in June?
June is the start of summer in Playa Taurito although you could be fooled into thinking it was already in full swing. Located on Gran Canaria's south western coast, just over the water from North Africa, the resort enjoys a wonderful sub-tropical climate all year round. Warm temperatures and dry, sunny conditions should be expected.
While the weather was great in May, June sees an increase in temperatures as the Canary Islands warm up even more. The average daily temperature sits around 20°C most days although highs can reach 23 or 24°C, particularly towards the end of the month. Night time temperatures do tend to drop, but the lowest visitors should expect is around 16°C. Light clothing and a couple of layers should be all you need to bring to Playa Taurito in June.
Don't forget to pack the sun cream too, as there is copious amounts of sunshine in June. Playa Taurito experiences 12 hours of sun a day during the month, which allows plenty of time for sunbathing on the resort's wonderful beach. With a 67% chance of a sunny day and an almost negligible 1% chance of clouds, you should see bright, clear and sunny skies for the whole of your visit.
Another reason for June being an ideal time to visit Playa Taurito's beach is the increasing sea temperatures. The waters around the resort will have reached 21°C in June, making for perfect swimming, snorkelling and diving conditions.
If you're planning a holiday to playa Taurito in June, you shouldn't have to worry about rain ruining your fun. At the start of the dry summer season, rainfall is virtually non-existent in June, with just 3mm falling throughout the whole month. That's just a 2% chance of rainfall.
Dry, hot and sunny weather is almost guaranteed in Playa Taurito in June, making it a popular destination for sun seekers.
Hotels in Playa Taurito in June
Paradise Valle Taurito Hotel
Playa Taurito has a great range of accommodation for holiday makers to enjoy. If you're looking for a convenient all-inclusive stay, consider the Paradise Valle Taurito Hotel. Everything is available on site here, including a buffet restaurant, a choice of bars and plenty to keep kids and adults entertained such as mini golf, table tennis and a spa. The beach is just minutes away if you want to relax on the sand and splash in the sea while the hotel is also home to one of Gran Canaria's biggest water parks.
HV Vista Taurito
For a more budget-friendly option, the HV Vista Taurito provides clean and comfortable self-catering accommodation for those who want to eat out or perhaps do a bit of cooking. The apartments are well-equipped with a kitchen, sitting area, private bathroom and a large balcony overlooking the sea. The beach is just a short walk away.
Beaches in Playa Taurito in June
With hot temperatures, sunshine and dry weather, it is no surprise that most visitors to Playa Taurito head straight to the beach. In fact, it is the resort's main attraction. Covered in soft, black volcanic sand, the secluded beach is just 150 metres long but never feels too crowded thanks to its width. Cliffs shelter the beach from winds at both side while its southern position means that the beach is bathed in sunshine all day long.
Playa Taurito beach is perfect for families with children. The water shelves gently from the beach, making it safe for splashing around in, while lifeguards patrol the beach during the day. There's also a range of cafés and bars close by where you can cool off or grab a drink or bite to eat.
Bars and Restaurants
Restaurante Orillas del Mar
If you want to eat out on an evening or try something different though, it is best to head to the neighbouring resort of Puerto de Mógan. Sometimes called Little Venice after its canals and bridges, this charming resort also has a stylish marina area that's full of great restaurants. Here, you can sample fresh seafood, tapas and traditional Canarian and Spanish cuisine at Restaurante Orillas del Mar. The restaurant is frequently filled with locals playing folk music for a true taste of Canarian life.
Restaurante Mogan Mar
Restaurante Mógan Mar is situated on the sea front in Puerto de Mógan and is a great spot to watch the sun go down as you tuck into some food or enjoy a drink. The wide-ranging menu has something to suit everyone including authentic paella as well as a great selection of wines and beers.
Things to do in Playa Taurito in June
Playa Taurito is a quiet and tranquil resort where guests can get away from it all and relax on the soft, sandy beach. However, there are still plenty of fun things to do nearby if the mood takes you.
Gran Canaria's capital city of Las Palmas is just an hour's drive away from the resort and offers a vibrant and lively contrast. June is a great time to visit the city, when The Fiestas Fundacionales de San Juan, or St John's Day is celebrated. Commemorating the founding of Las Palmas, the event is full of festive cheer, with concerts, arts, children's activities and traditional bonfires. Alternatively, visitors can spend some time wandering around the historic quarter of Vegueta, sampling some traditional Spanish tapas or seeing sights such as the old cathedral.
Golf lovers can enjoy a round or two in the sun when visiting Gran Canaria. The island has a number of courses, the closest to Playa Taurito being Anfi Tauro, an 18-hole course that covers an area in excess of 650,000m². Set in acres of lush green gardens with lakes and waterfalls, this is the perfect place to while away a sunny day in Gran Canaria.