Tavira Weather February Averages, Portugal

    Tavira Weather for February 2021

    What's the weather like in Tavira in January?

    Temperature

    In terms of temperature and rainfall, the weather in February remains consistent in Tavira. The average daily temperature bumps up one degree from January, to 13°C (about 55°F). The highs and lows stay steady too, with the lows dropping down to 8°C (around 46°F), still moderate compared to winter elsewhere in Europe. You'll see highs reaching up to 17°C (about 63°F), making it feel more and more like spring.

    Sunshine Hours

    As you're packing for your holiday away this month, be sure to bring a jacket or sweater for spending time outdoors at night, when the temperatures are at the lowest. If you plan on being outside during the day, long-sleeve shirts and long trousers are perfect, and you might even get away with short-sleeves on the warmest days. The sun shines about 7 hours each day, so you'll want to bring along your sunglasses and hat as well.

    Rain

    This month, the average rainfall is around 72 mm, falling over 13 days. You'll want to be sure to pack your umbrella or poncho just in case you get one or more rainy days during your stay. Fortunately, the rain storms that do come into the resort are short and light. The chance of rain on any given day is 20 percent, while there is a 33 percent chance of clouds and 40 percent chance of wind each day.

    Sea Temperature

    This month, the ocean water is as cold as it will get during the year, averaging 16°C (around 61°F). That's pretty chilly for swimming and watersports, but if the sun is shining, you'll want to at least stroll along the beach and maybe dip your feet into the water. The area's highest recorded temperature for this month was a hot 23°C (around 73°F). The lowest it ever got was just above freezing, at 1°C (about 34°F).

    Hotels in Tavira in February

    Praia Verde

    Decorated in calming neutral tones, the Praia Verde hotel is the ideal place for a relaxing getaway to Tavira. Choose the suite with balcony and also get air conditioning, free internet, television, and bathrobes. Families will appreciate the Family Suite with kitchenette and pull-out sofa bed for the kids. Some of the rooms also come with ocean views from the balcony. The hotel caters to families with a wide variety of programming and activities just for kids.

    Cas al Cubo

    For a more intimate stay, check out the Cas al Cubo guesthouse found in the countryside just outside Tavira. The bed and breakfast has five rooms, each decorated in calming colours and equipped with private terraces with hammocks. The rooms also all have insect screens on the door so that you can sleep with the breezes blowing into your room. Hang out around the guesthouse's sparkling pool or explore the surrounding area by hiking or mountain biking.

    Colina Verde Golf and Sports Resort

    The Colina Verde Golf and Sports Resort is ideal for the active traveler looking for lots of fun stuff to do on holiday. Along with golf, you can also participate in football, rugby, and biking. Many athletes utilise the amazing Colina Verde facilities to train in the off season and winter months like February. If you're looking for a more laid back vacation, the resort has a spa, swimming pool, and on-site restaurant and bar to take care of all your meals.

    Bars and Restaurants

    Alvaro De Campos Coffee Shop

    When you need a quick pick-me-up in the afternoon or want to start your day with a gourmet coffee, check out Alvaro De Campos Coffee Shop. Try the cappuccinos, lattes, and espressos, or opt for a glass of wine or a beer. If you need a snack or a meal, the menu has numerous small plates and tapas; the restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. If you're a vegetarian or vegan, you'll have plenty of options to choose from as well.

    The Food Factory

    A super cute restaurant with girly décor, The Food Factory is quaint, cosy, and comfortable. Don't let the small size dissuade you from checking it out; the menu is full of dishes with a big taste. From appetizers to desserts, you can try a variety of Portuguese and Mediterranean dishes. You can even get a good old fashioned hamburger. The restaurant has several tables inside and a couple of tables outside too to enjoy the nice February weather.

    Jolly Sailor

    At the Jolly Sailor in Tavira, guests are treated to authentic Portuguese food just off the main drag in the town. The restaurant's outdoor patio provides plenty of additional seating in addition to the indoor dining room. Families with kids are welcome with a dedicated kids' menu and laid-back atmosphere. Budget-friendly guests will also enjoy the affordable prices and the large portions the restaurant serves. 

    Things to do in Tavira in February

    Carnival

    If you plan on visiting in February, time your trip right to coincide with Carnival, an extremely popular holiday festival with the locals. Vibrant, musical processions parade in the streets and music and parties abound. The youngest visitors can join in the fun too, with G-rated children's carnival activities. The holiday marks the start of the Lenten season, celebrated by Catholics and other Christian denominations around the world.

    Casa das Portas

    If you'd like to get a little shopping done while in Tavira, stop into the Casa das Portas, known as the House of Doors in English. The beautiful shop sells photographs of the area from local artists and painting and objects inspired by Tavira and the Algarve region. You can also find handmade clothing items and accessories. Shop the store to find that one-of-a-kind item to take home as a souvenir for yourself or for someone at home.

    Formosamar

    To experience as much of the city as possible, make reservations to take a Formosamar guided tour of the city. During the tour, you'll get a look at historic Tavira, seeing important sites, ancient architecture, and other attractions. The knowledgeable tour guides can answer any of your questions and will also personalise the tour to fit your interests and what you want to see. The tours take about two hours and are open to visitors of all ages.

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