What's the weather like in Playa Taurito in November?
Playa Taurito is a laidback holiday resort located on the south western coast of Gran Canaria. Fantastic weather all year round makes it a popular choice with holiday makers with close proximity to North Africa, it experiences a similar sub-tropical climate of warm temperatures and glorious sunshine.
Autumn has arrived in Gran Canaria in November, but don't expect typically autumnal conditions here. Instead, the wonderful weather continues, with just a slight variation from the summer months. November sees average daily temperatures of 18°C which can reach highs of 21°C at times. Low temperatures do drop a few degrees on an evening, falling to around 15°C which is still relatively warm but you may need a light jacket to ward off those cool sea breezes.
Sunshine decreases from October to November but there's still plenty enough to please those hoping to spend the majority of their time sunbathing. There are 9 hours of sunshine a day in Playa Taurito in November and a 38% chance of a sunny day. Clouds shouldn't get in the way either, with just a 3% chance of a cloud day, so you can expect bright, clear skies.
November marks the start of the 'wet' season in Playa Taurito, but this needn't be a concern. While the month is wetter than the very dry summer months, southern Gran Canaria experiences typically low rainfall all year round. There is an average of 49mm of rain in November, with just 3 wet days all month. This equates to just a 23% chance of a rainy day, so most days will be dry and pleasant. Any showers that do occur should pass quickly
Hotels in Playa Taurito in November
Suite Princess Hotel
The Suite Princess Hotel is one of the best rated hotels in Playa Taurito, winning a Travellers Choice Award in 2014. Designed just for adults, it provides a peaceful oasis for those looking to relax and rejuvenate. There's a stylish pool area as well as a wellness centre and spa, a piano bar and a restaurant with sea views. Playa Taurito's beach is just steps away.
Paradise Lago Taurito Hotel
For a fun, family stay, the beach-front Paradise Lago Taurito Hotel is a recommended option. There's a range of pools, a playground and a kid's club to keep the children entertained while adults will love the on-site spa and buffet restaurant with all-inclusive dining. The hotel is also home to Playa Taurito's water park which is one of the biggest on the island. A spectrum of splash pools as well as daring slides makes this a great feature for all the family.
Beaches in Playa Taurito in November
The beach is the perfect place to soak up some of these rays, and while you're there you may want to take a dip in the clear blue waters around the coast of Playa Taurito. Average sea temperatures are still lovely and warm at this time of year, at 22°C.
Playa Taurito's beach is one of the resort's most popular attractions, with soft sand and sparkling clear waters that attract holiday makers all year round. Located on Gran Canaria's southern coast, the beach benefits from an abundance of sunshine which floods the beach all day long while cliffs shelter the beach from winds, making it an oasis of peace and tranquillity. The beach at Playa Taurito is well facilitated, with an array of shops, cafés and restaurants close by as well as a range of water sports that visitors can take part in.
Bars and Restaurants
Many visitors to Playa Taurito choose to stay all-inclusive, with wonderful buffet dining at almost all of the hotels in the resort. For those occasions when you want to dine out though, the nearby resort of Puerto de Mógan is full of fantastic eating and drinking options.
El Pescado de Mogan
Sample some of the regions freshest seafood at El Pescado de Mógan which is located in the centre of Puerto de Mógan, just a short walk from the seafront. A haven for fish lovers, the restaurant serves everything from sushi to red snapper, offering a unique dining experience.
For something different, head to Dani Bocata for a memorable evening. Here, guests can enjoy entertainment every night such as flamenco dancers and Mexican guitar players and a different menu to match each theme. With a lively atmosphere, Dani Bocata makes a fun night out for the whole family.
La Lintera restaurant offers an authentic taste of Spanish and Canarian cuisine. Situated on the seafront, amazing sea views are rivalled by the fabulous fare which includes local tapas and Mediterranean favourites. Tables are available inside, but al fresco dining is recommended.
Things to do in Playa Taurito in November
When you're not sunning yourself on the beach or by the pool, Gran Canaria has many attractions and things to do. With rugged mountain landscapes and sandy shores, the island full of natural beauty. Why not enjoy the great outdoors by putting on your hiking shoes and following one of the islands hiking trails? Gran Canaria is known as one of the best places for walking in Europe. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned walker, there's a route for everyone and there's even walking tour companies who will guide you.
Parasailing and Paragliding
For the adrenaline junkies, parasailing and paragliding are both popular activities in Gran Canaria. Sky Rebels is based in Maspalomas, just along the coast from Playa Taurito, and organises experiences for tourists. Soaring through the skies is an amazing way to see the stunning scenery of Gran Canaria.
For something a little more relaxing, sit back and chill on a boat tour around the coast of Playa Taurito. Gran Canaria Boat Trips offers day trips from all over the island, with a range of options to choose from, including dolphin-spotting trips, fishing trips and catamaran boat parties. Many of these trips include free drinks and lunch on board as well as transport from your hotel.