What's the Weather like in Puerto Rico in July
July is one of the most popular times to visit Puerto Rico and it's no wonder why. With clear blue skies and scorching sunshine almost guaranteed every day, July is the peak of the tourist season. Temperatures can reach a sizzling 25°C during the day. Temperatures cool slightly to a pleasant 19°C in the evening.
Average Sea Temperature
You can expect plenty of sunshine during your stay; up to 11 hours a day. The sea water temperature is a pleasant 20°C. Expected rainfall is 2mm over 3 days.
Puerto Rico Hotels in July
Parque Raguel Apartments
Families and couples looking for cheap accommodation in Puerto Rico should consider staying at Parque Raquel Apartments. This small complex is found just a short walk away from the coast, making it perfect for lazy days at the beach. All the apartments here face the swimming pool and come equipped with living room with sofa bed and satellite TV, private bathroom with shower, and kitchenette with a fridge. In addition to the swimming pool, the complex also features free parking and solarium, with plenty of shops, bars, cafes and restaurants in the local area.
Monte Verde Apartments
Monte Verde Apartments are another top pick for holidaymakers in Puerto Rico on a budget. Accommodation here is provided in the form of one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments, each of which comes complete with a well-equipped kitchen, private bathroom and balcony or terrace. There is a handful of amenities and services available for guests to enjoy, including swimming pool, sun terrace, mini market, internet access and holiday equipment rental.
XQ Vistamar is perfect for holidaymakers who want a room with a view during their holiday. Here guests can choose between 34 one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments, each of which features sea view, flat-screen TV, ceiling fan and well-equipped kitchen. Guests are encouraged to take full advantage of the services and facilities available within the grounds, including swimming pool, pool bar, free WiFi access and excursion booking.
Hotel Servatur Casablanca
The newly-opened Hotel Servatur Casablanca is a modern and stylish adults-only hotel which boasts fantastic sea views. Here you'll find accommodation in the form of standard junior suites and superior junior suites, each of which features flat-screen TV, free WiFi access and a small kitchen. There is a wealth of services and facilities available to enjoy during your stay, such as swimming pool, solarium, fitness centre, spa, bars and restaurants.
Beach in Puerto Rico for July
Playa de Puerto Rico
Playa de Puerto Rico is one of the most beautiful beaches in the whole of Gran Canaria. Here you'll find a long stretch of soft golden sand, ideal for children to play in, next to clean and clear waters where waves are practically unheard of, creating the ideal conditions for swimming. There are plenty of facilities for visitors to enjoy, such as sun lounger and parasol hire, showers, toilets, lifeguards, wheelchair access and a wealth of water sports, including sailing, snorkelling, jet skiing, fishing, diving and windsurfing. Lining the beach is a number of shops, supermarkets, bars and restaurants, so you'll be spoilt for choice when lunch time rolls around.
Bars and Restaurants
With a wide selection of international dishes available, Oscar's Restaurant is one of the most popular in Puerto Rico. The service here is superb but the restaurant fills up fast, so it's best to book a table the day before to avoid being disappointed.
El Gaitero is a top location for visitors who want to try traditional Canarian cuisine whilst on holiday. This spacious restaurant provides diners with plenty of room in which to browse the menu which includes specialities such as mixed meat grill, roast shoulder of lamb, salt encrusted sea bass and fisherman's sword fish. There is a comprehensive wine list available, with at least one bottle to complement every meal.
One of the most popular bars in the south of Gran Canaria, Xtreeemz is a must-visit during your holiday in Puerto Rico. Found in the Europa Commercial Centre, this bar has been established for almost 20 years and plays a variety of '60s, 70s and 80s music, which always gets the crowds going. Xtreeemz is known throughout the island for its quiz, in which players win free shots whether they get the answers right or wrong.
Amadores Beach Club
Amadores Beach Club is the ideal place for seafood lovers who want to enjoy an ocean view with their meal. Just a stone's throw away from the beach, this eatery serves a huge selection of starters, salads, meat, poultry and rice dishes, with their speciality being fish and seafood. There are plenty of freshly-caught items on the menu, including mashed mullet with caviar, hake tacos, Norwegian shellfish and Galician octopus, all of which are sure to put a smile on your face. If you've left room for dessert, there is a great number of options to choose from, such as sweet orange soup, lemon mint sorbet, chocolate fondant and sweet popcorn.
If you're searching for a lively club with a party atmosphere, look no further than Disco Pub Snoopy. Open from 7pm until 3.30am, this pub shows all live sporting events on a huge flat screen TV, before the scene evolves into that of a heady nightclub. The resident DJ plays a top variety of dance music, with plenty of R&B tracks, making it popular with the younger crowd.
Things to do in Puerto Rico in July
Whale and Dolphin Watching
Animal lovers won't want to miss the chance to go whale and dolphin watching in Puerto Rico. The waters surrounding the Canary Islands are teeming with almost 30 different species of cetaceans, making it one of the top places in Europe to spot the friendly creatures. Boat trips leave several times each day between Monday and Saturday from the port and come in two durations the two hour trip and the three hour trip which includes a swim in a harbour.
Aqualand in Maspalomas
Families with children won't want to miss out on Aqualand in Maspalomas one of the most popular attractions in Gran Canaria. This water park is suitable for holiday makers of all ages and features a sea lion show, loads of water slides and a brand new high dive show.