Sotogrande Weather November Averages, Spain
According to the calendar, winter has started in Sotogrande, but the temperatures are still decent in November, especially when compared to the UK during this time. The rainfall amounts increase significantly too, with this month seeing the highest amount for the entire year. Compared to October's 62 mm, this month sees 118 mm of rain falling over 11 days. Be sure to bring along the umbrella or poncho to stay dry during your stay, as you'll likely have one or two rainy days. The chance of rain on any given day for this part of the Andalucia region is 60%.
The average daily temperature for this month is 16°C (around 61°F), still a decent temperature for getting outside and seeing all the beautiful landscapes of the area. From the mountains to the beach, the resort is full of natural beauty for you to explore all year round. The lows drop down to 13°C (about 55°F), typically only occurring at night and in the early morning hours.
With highs still getting up to 19°C (about 66°F), you can pack warm weather clothing like short-sleeve shirts and light-weight trousers. Bring along a jacket or coat if you'll be outside during those cooler evening hours. The number of daylight hours decreases this time of the year, down to 5 hours each day on average. The chance of a sunny day is 20%.
The ocean temperature has dropped down to 18°C (about 64°F), pretty chilly for swimming and water sports. On the warmer days, you can head down to the beach to at least stroll along in the sand along the water's edge. The highest temperature this area in Southern Europe has ever seen was a very warm 29°C (around 85°F), more like a summer temperature than early winter. The lowest recorded temperature hit a low of 6°C (about 42°F).
Where to Stay
The Apartamentos Manilva Green enjoy a scenic location up on a hill with amazing views of the Mediterranean Sea, the surrounding foothills, and the city of Manilva. Guests have access to two outdoor swimming pools, pizza restaurant, barbeque area, convenience store, and lounge. The large apartments include air conditioning, satellite television, balcony, dining room, kitchenette, and separate living room with sofa bed.
For a luxurious stay in November, try Hotel Don Agustin with classy décor and high-end amenities. The 18 rooms all have free Wi-Fi and satellite television, and guests are treated to a breakfast each morning in the coffee shop overlooking the water. The 24-hour reception desk can help you handle tours, airport transfers, car rentals, golf tee times, and other sightseeing requests.
One look at the Vista de la Reserva and you won't ever want to come home. The backyard invites guests to relax and unwind next to the beautiful pool, surrounded by scenic rock wall with fountain. The modern and contemporary home has four bedrooms and four bathrooms, with enough room for eight adults to sleep comfortably. From the home, you'll get scenic views of the mountains and the golf course.
Things to Do
At St. Michael's Cave, you'll explore a huge underground cavern. Thanks to the level surface and few steps to reach it, nearly anyone can enjoy the cavern. The more adventurous can hire a guide and head down into the lower St. Michael's Cave. The trip to the lower cave requires lots of climbing and sliding but you're rewarded with a cool lagoon and amazing rock formations at the bottom.
Tennis lovers can take in a match on a cool November day at the El Octogono, offering tennis camps, court rentals, and lessons. The club has three clay courts and three hard courts and is conveniently located only minutes from Sotogrande. You can also play on several paddle ball courts. After your match, head to the comfortable club house with pro shop, outdoor bar, and cosy lounge area.
The Mediterranean Sea invites you to go on a fishing tour and try your hand at catching some deep sea fish. Numerous private yachts are available for rent, complete with experienced crews to help you on your trip. They also provide all the gear. Many of the tours take you to the Straits of Gibraltar where you can do deep-sea fishing and trolling for marlin and tuna.
Eating and Drinking Out
Bringing the flavours of India right to the Spanish coast, New Delhi Indian Restaurant is conveniently located in the centre of Sotogrande. You'll find traditional dishes like tandoori, tikka, kebabs, Balti, mango dishes, and korma. The large menu also has a kids' section and vegetarian options. To complement your meal, try a red, white, or rosé wine, including several local vintages.
A mix of Spanish, Mediterranean, and seafood cuisine, Restaurante Mara sits in the heart of Sotogrande. All of the dishes are prepared with fresh and local ingredients whenever possible and the chefs take great care to craft high quality meals. Open for lunch and dinner, the restaurant offers dishes like seafood paella, ahi tuna steaks, crab salad, salmon, prawns, and oysters.
For good sushi fast, try Sotomaki in Sotogrande, not far from the beach. The large menu includes all your favourites like California rolls, tuna rolls, and sashimi. If you have a group dining together, try the Sushi for 4, with a variety of sushi choices to split with the table. The restaurant even delivers in the Sotogrande area if you don't want to leave the comfort of your hotel room.