Puerto de la Cruz Weather November Averages, Canary Islands
What's the weather like in Puerto de la Cruz in November
November is the beginning of the rainy season in Puerto de la Cruz. The temperatures are mild in comparison to the rest of Europe making this an ideal place for a short sun-filled holiday break. The average temperature in November is 16 degrees Celsius with an average high of 18 degree Celsius and an average low of 13 degrees Celsius.
The highest recorded temperature for November, in recent years was 30 degrees Celsius and the lowest recorded temperature was 6 degrees Celsius. You will need to pack warm clothes for your holiday if you plan to go out at night as the evenings are now very chilly. The days are still generally warm enough to spend time at the beach or next to the pool.
Average Sea Temperature
The average sea temperature drops to 22 degrees Celsius in November. The water is still warm enough for most people to be happy to swim on a sunny day. Scuba diving, surfing and snorkelling are all very popular still at this time of the year.
The average relative humidity level for November is around 74%.
Puerto de la Cruz receives an average of 39.4mm of rain spread over 10 days. November is the second wettest month of the year in the resort. You will need to take an umbrella and waterproofs as you have good chance of being caught in the rain while you are on holiday.
Foggy conditions affect the town for an average of 6 days during the month of Novemeber. The fog can last for hours at this time of the year but it should clear by the middle of the day. Evening fog is often accompanied by misty conditions and rain.
You can expect wind speeds of around 16km/h or 10mph in November. The highest recorded wind speed for November was 76km/h or 47mph. Strong winds will often bring cold weather and rain at this time of the year.
Snow has never been recorded in Puerto de la Cruz in November.
Average Sunshine Hours
The resort experiences an average of 8 hours of sunshine in November. The days are shorter but it is still considerably sunnier then London which experiences an average of just 3 hours of sunshine in November.
Puerto de la Cruz Hotels in November
Hotel Marte is located in the historic old town of Puerto de la Cruz, a few meters walk from the Plaza del Charco and the original fishing harbour. The bus station is across the road if you plan to do some sightseeing by bus. The hotel has a bar and restaurant on-site, other facilities include a pool, sauna and gym. This is a basic mid-range hotel with 22 single rooms and 73 double rooms, some of the rooms have balconies or terraces with views of the ocean or Mt. Teide. There are a number of restaurants, bars and shops within a short walk of the hotel.
Hotel Rf San Bordon is a 3 star hotel in the centre of Puerto de la Cruz within a 5 minute walk from Playa de Martianez. The hotel offers a variety of rooms from single options to family suites with a terrace. On-site you will find a swimming pool, fitness centre, bar with a terrace and a buffet restaurant. The rooms all face the pool and have distant views of the ocean. The hotel is close to the Plaza Conceji which has a variety of restaurants and bars.
Maritim Hotel Tenerife is a 4 star hotel on the beach next to Loro Parque. The hotel offers magnificent views of the ocean from a luxurious bar. You can choose between a selection of rooms from standard doubles to penthouse suites. They offer three swimming pools including a heated pool and children's pool all set within a 40 000sq.m subtropical garden. There are two restaurants and bars on-site. The hotel offers a gym, spa and wellness centre.
Bars and Restaurants
Arcon Tapas is a family friendly tapas restaurant that is open from breakfast to late at night. The restaurant is situated on the Plaza Concejil 2 and has a wonderful outdoor seating area in the plaza with large trees for shade. The tapas are well priced and all home made. Arcon Tapas are famous for their Papas arrugadas served with a variety of sauces including an almond and chilli sauce. You will find an interesting selection of tapas including langoustines, rabbit, calamari and beef stew. They have a small wine list and most of the wines are served in carafes. The majority of the tapas are around 5 Euros each and the restaurant only takes cash.
La Rosa di Bari is an Italian restaurant located on a small pedestrian street in Puerto de la Cruz. The menu includes homemade pasta, seafood dishes, vegetarian dishes and meat. The restaurant specialities include Ravioli with Foie Gras and Truffle oil, liver Venetian style and fish Carpaccio. They have a few tables outside if the evening is warm and inside you will find typical Italian country style. The portions are large and the service friendly. They have a private cellar from which you can choose your wine. The restaurant offers a seven course tasting menu with accompanying wines. Calle el Lomo 23
Things to do in Puerto de la Cruz in November
Ermita de San Telmo Chapel was built in 1780 by the local sea farers guild and dedicated to Saint Erasmus, the patron saint of seamen. The chapel is very basic inside but does hold a four hundred year old image of the saint, preserved in a small shrine. The gardens of the Chapel used to house the San Telmo battery which defended ships in the adjacent harbour of Limpio del Rey cove against pirate attacks. A few sections of this small fortification remain including the lookout post and parts of the pitch-pine palisades.
Abaco house was built in the early 18th centuary as wedding present from the 11th Conde de la Gomera to his new wife, Dona Marina Leonor Ponte. The mansion has an adjacent oratory that was also built by the Conde de la Gomera, which is lavishly decorated and adorned with an image of San Antonio or Saint Anthony. In 1993 the mansion was restored to its former glory and opened as a museum to the public. The museum houses tapestries and paintings from the 17th and 18th centauries as well as furniture collections from various European countries from the same time period. On a few evenings every week the museum is open and cocktails are served while classical music is performed.