Salou Weather August Averages, Spain
What's the weather like in Salou in August
Salou in Spain enjoys perfect summertime weather during August. Salou is a great choice when you're looking for a place to enjoy your summer holidays. Daytime average temperatures reach a high of 28°C (82°F) and only fall to 20°C (68°F) at night with an average temperature of 24°C (75°F) making it an ideal time to visit.
The highest recorded temperature in August (2010) has been an incredible 38°C (102°F), with the lowest recorded temperature (2002) at 12°C (55°F). The weather holds at about 28°C from the beginning of the month into the third week. The warm weather begins to decrease after that and by the end of the third week, temperatures reach about 27°C and stay there through the end of the month. Cloud coverage picks up in August and the majority of the first two weeks of August are partly cloudy (mostly sunny) and sometimes rainy. The weather continues this way through the end of the month with many days being partly sunny (mostly cloudy).
The sea temperature reaches its warmest temperature of the year in August at 25°C (77°F). This is the ideal time for adventurers who want to enjoy surfing, snorkeling and jet skiing to get out in the water. The temperature makes for a lovely barefoot walk along the beach, as well.
Humidity stays in the mid to high 70s for the first half of August, but you can expect it to drop to the 60s and even as low as the high 40s by the end of the month. The daily average for August is around 63%, making it quite nice.
The average daily wind speed in August has been around 11 km/h (that is equivalent to about 7 mph, or 6 knots). Wind speeds vary from 3-10 mph throughout the month and in recent years have sustained the maximum speed of 57 km/h, (that is equivalent of around 36 mph, or 31 knots).
Salou Hotels in August
H10 Vintage Salou
H10 Vintage Salou is located in Plaça d'Europa, very close proximity to the seafront which is ideal for families. A brand new plunge pool for adults only, as well as a fabulous spa and wellness centre, gym, restaurant and two bars. For the kids, there is a miniclub, play area and pool. The design of this hotel fuses modern touches with a traditional Mediterranean feel.
4R Salou Park
The hotel, 4R Salou Park, has a lot to offer. Reception provides you with currency exchange and Wi-Fi while the restaurant on site features a buffet service. Other refreshment options are show cooking and a bar cafeteria where you can enjoy a view of the sea. For entertainment you can try air hockey or arcade games as well as swim and lounge on the terrace, as well as evening programmes. There is also an indoor swimming pool with a sauna. There is also a Mini Club for children where they can draw, paint and take advantage of activities organized by the animators as the day's topic.
The Hotel Marinada has many facilities and open spaces so its guests of all ages can enjoy a perfect holiday in a family atmosphere. The buffet features international and Mediterranean dishes. Enjoy many conveniences like free Wi-Fi on the ground floor, complete bathrooms, and fully equipped kitchens. Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool and evening entertainment in the hotel, sauna, massage room, outdoor fitness, mini-golf, games room, ping-pong and a garden with children's play area. There is a mini club for children aged between 4 to 12 years.
Hit The Beach
Cala de la Font is said to be even nicer than the main beaches. In the height of the summer season, you'll want to avoid the crowds. This cove is perfect for just that. It's accessible by taxi (but not bus). There are no toilet facilities but showers are available and there is a café that overlooks the beach and serves food. The water is shallow, making it kid-friendly, for quite a ways out.
Restaurants and Bars
The Bell Tavern
The Bell Tavern, Plaça d'Europa, features home cooked Scottish Cuisine for affordable prices. Dine in for breakfast/brunch, dinner or late night and enjoy the cozy environment, you can even make reservations. The Bell Tavern prides itself on offering quality and reasonably priced food with a smile in a family friendly atmosphere. The service is great and the staff makes is sure to make you feel welcome, try the burgers here as they are very popular!
If you're looking for something a little more entertaining when it comes to dinner, try Danny Boy Salou Bar & Food House, Av. del Principat d'Andorra. The restaurant features live music from all over Ireland; every night is a different band. Sessions can last up to three hours maybe even a bit more, varied from traditional Irish music, to ballads and also covers. The staff is friendly, the atmosphere is fun, and the food is high quality, such as Irish classics like lamb stew or something different like a tasty chicken curry.You can even catch a game on the big screen TV.
Things to do in Salou in August
While the weather is this warm, you'll want to visit Aquapolis. Whether you're seeking an adrenaline rush or just looking to spend the day in the water, this park is for you. Visit the children's areas for kids under 10 and enjoy free admission for children under 90cm. Swim with the sea lions, encounter the dolphins, or learn more about them in the educational programme. Adults who need a break can visit the VIP area. You can lie in the sun reading a book, chatting with others, or listening to music. When you get hungry, there's a variety of dining options at Aquapolis and the Aquópolis shop provides you with everything you need to spend the day in the water park.
Built in 1530 by Archbishop of Tarragona Pere Cardona, The Old Tower, or Torre Vella, was aimed to protect and warn the city of pirate attacks and looting. Today, Vella de Salou is an art center devoted primarily to the painting exhibition. The tower retains its original exterior with the badge of Pere de Cardona on its façade. New "points" that connect the two buildings were added in the twentieth century. August hours are from 19h to 22h. Admission is free.
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