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02/04/2020

Is Fuerteventura windy?

Is Fuerteventura windy?

what is the windiest month in fuerteventura

Yes, Fuerteventura is windy. The windiest month in Fuerteventura is August.
Fuerteventura is the island of surfing! So it must be windy otherwise it would not attract many surfers. It is not an island that I recommend to people travelling with kids, but if you love the natural environments, the huge beaches without borders, you should go in Fuerteventura. The wind is a blessing in Fuerteventura because the sun is very very hot.

windiest month in fuerteventura
Morro Jable Beach

Are all resorts windy in Fuerteventura?


In my opinion all resorts are windy in Fuerteventura. If a day is windy, is windy everywhere while on no windy days it is torrid in all the places on the coast.

Sunniest place in Fuerteventura


The sunniest area of Fuerteventura is located in the south. The sunniest place is Morro del Jable, Jandia: the beach is very wide and you can stroll along it. There are a lot of German tourists here, while in Caleta de Fuste (in the middle of the island) there are more British tourists.

Usually, in Morro Jable, in case of strong wind, the beach staff put barriers to protect the sun umbrellas by the wind and guests from sand storms.


In the map below, if you enter the date of your stay, you can get a quote in a few seconds, on the accommodation located in the area.

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Thank you and enjoy your holiday.

IS GRAN CANARIA WINDY?

Is Gran Canaria windy?

Gran Canaria is not so windy. I consider Gran Canaria the best island to go to for a winter holiday in the Canary Islands.

Which is the least windy area in Gran Canaria?

The least windy area of ​​Gran Canaria is located in the South-West. Municipality of Mogàn.
The least windy area of ​​Gran Canaria includes several villages, the most popular are:
  • Puerto Rico (Playa de Amadores)
  • Anfi del Mar 
  • Puerto de Mogan
The beaches are protected from strong winds; ocean without waves. Usually the temperatures in winter are about 25 degrees.

is gran canaria windy
Playa Amadores

Ocean is not as mild as the Mediterranean Sea but is pleasant to swim. Especially if you live in the England, Norway, Germany, Denmark, Finland, Russia...

maspalomas is windy?
Playa del Ingles - Maspalomas beach

The windiest area of ​​Gran Canaria is located in the North-east part (near airport) so if you want to be sure to stay in the hottest part of Gran Canaria, book an accommodation in the area you see on the map below:

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Thank you and have a nice and sunny holiday!

01/04/2020

Which is the sunniest part of Gran Canaria?

Here my list of the sunniest resorts to stay in Gran Canaria:

  • Puerto Rico
  • Playa de Amadores
  • Anfi del Mar
  • Puerto De Mogan

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Sunniest part of Gran Canaria


The sunniest part of Gran Canaria is located in the municipality of Mogan. Puerto Rico is the most touristic town in this area. A very popular destination among European tourists who come here to spend the winter.

Puerto Rico

Excellent strategic town located in the sunniest and warmer part of Gran Canaria near the 3 most beautiful beaches of the island, sheltered from the wind, with a lively centre full of restaurants, shops and a pleasant sea promenade. 
Very touristic country enclosed between 2 valleys that make it one of the warmest countries on the island. A must in winter. Strategic point to see the most beautiful beaches in the south of Gran Canaria.

Puerto Rico has a shelter beach and is located in the middle between 2 very crowded beaches (Playa Amadores and Anfi beach) respectively 3 and 5 km away (by car) accessible by bus or even on foot.

To know: Puerto Rico has not enough free parking lots so if you rent a car, at the airport, it is better to choose an accommodation that has parking included.


Where to Stay in Gran Canaria North or South?

Where to Stay in Gran Canaria North or South?

The North of Gran Canaria is really different from the Southern area which is dedicated to the tourism.

Best area to Stay in Gran Canaria South


The best area where to stay in Gran Canaria if you look for beautiful beaches sheltered from the wind, is located in the southwest part of the island, in Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria: one of the most popular seaside resorts on the island.

Where to Stay in Gran Canaria North

LAS PALMAS

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the capital of the island.  I suggest staying in this cosmopolitan city in the summer months which enjoy a stable climate while in winter it is more cloudy and rainy than in the southern resorts.

It is also very touristy but if you are looking for the classic seaside resort in which to spend the winter months, it is better to stay in the sunniest area: in Puerto Rico. Las Canteras, the beach of Palmas, is more windy. Swimming is possible but the water is colder and the ocean is more wavy compared to the sheltered beaches of the South.

However, in February I recommend staying a few days in Las Palmas because there is the famous Spanish carnival and the city comes alive with parties, allegorical floats, music on the streets and it is pleasant to be part of it. 

Las Palmas is a cosmopolitan, young city (there is a university and many Europeans come for Erasmus) full of shops, restaurants and clubs. The main street of Las Palmas is "Calle Triana" very long, full of people, a lively place. 

Gran Canaria North or South?
Where to Stay in Gran Canaria North or South?

Beach front hotel in Las Palmas

hotels in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Most-booked hotels in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria


📍 YOU KNOW THAT Las Palmas have the largest carnival in the world after Rio De Janeiro?

I would advise you to stay in Las Palmas at least for 3 nights in order to visit the historic centre and walking in the avenue that runs along Europe's most beautiful urban beach. 

Here a map with some accommodation... to get a personalized quote you must enter the dates of your trip: prices are per room, not per person.
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Updated 2020

Top 5 SEASIDE TOWNS in Tuscany | Italy

Best seaside places in tuscany to stay for a beach holiday | Top 5 seaside towns in Tuscany:

  • Viareggio
  • Forte dei Marmi
  • Marina di Pietrasanta
  • Lido di Camaiore
  • Elba island

best seaside towns in Tuscany
Best seaside resort in Tuscany

Tuscany destinations, where to stay: beach towns, best coastal towns. What are the best beach resorts in Tuscany? Are there any beaches in Tuscany? What is the best area to stay in Tuscany? Is Tuscany near the coast? Is there a beach near Pisa Italy? 

Top 5 seaside towns in Tuscany


☑️ You can reach Tuscany by car, train or plain. The closest airport to Viareggio, and other coastal towns in Tuscany, is Pisa Airport (PSA), about 34 km away by car or about an hour by train.
☑️ Elba island can be reached by ferry from Piombino and there is also the option to bring its own car or rent a scooter on arrival.
Nice memories! How many beautiful summers I spent in Tuscany with my parents when I was a child.

Tuscany is the ideal region for a beach holiday in any season because it offers destinations suitable for different kind of tourists: families, couples, groups of friends looking for night life.
Unspoiled nature, long and wide beaches, totally equipped, high quality food and wine are just some of the strengths that make a holiday in Tuscany a perfect choice.

Best seaside places in Tuscany

seaside towns in Tuscany

Here a list of the most beautiful and popular seaside resorts in Tuscany to choose for a weekend as well as a long stay in summer months:

Forte dei Marmi

If you are looking for a seaside resort in Tuscany that have a lively nightlife but also a beautiful and long beach perfect to sunbathe, Forte dei Marmi is perfect place for you.

Since the post-war period, this seaside town has been a meeting place for celebrities and aristocrats who came here for the spacious beaches, the exclusive services, activities, events.
Here the disco concept was born with the famous Capannina in Forte dei Marmi which still attracts fans of all ages.

Nowadays Forte dei Marmi is the destination of a elite tourism, especially of Russian tycoons who have chosen this district as their meeting point.
However there are numerous accommodation options that allow you to find a cheaper hotel or private apartment close to the beach.

Shopping is certainly the strenghts of this location. The city center of Forte dei Marmi is a succession of luxury boutiques and trendy restaurants. It is an ideal destination for group of friends because there is always something to do, both during the day and the evening and it also ideal for couples who like to spend time in a lively place.
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Lido di Camaiore


Lido di Camaiore is a quiet but at the same time lively resort, full of clubs, restaurants and close to Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio and finally with very beautiful equipped beaches.

Near the promenade there is also the cycle path suitable for people who love walking, cycling and also skating.
On the waterfront there are many restaurants, clubs and every type of water activity for adults and children.

There is a beautiful pier on the sea, called Bellavista Vittoria, where you can walk or sunbathe and in the summer season many cultural events and shows are scheduled.
Closer to the most important Tuscany touristic places, Lido di Camaiore is also a perfect starting point to visit the region.
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Viareggio


Viareggio is known for its famous Carnival with the final parade of allegorical floats, but it is also a place that offers several kind of activities, shops, restaurants in a very lively place.

The town immediately impresses you with its Art Deco-style.  In Viareggio there are a lot of hotels, perfect for staying in the heart of the nightlife and close to the long beach.

Viareggio has a very long sandy beach, very well equipped, perfect for families with children but also for teenagers. Many sports activities can be practiced here. 

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The pine forest is perfect for walking and cycling lovers. The center and the promenade are full of clubs, restaurants and bars where you can enjoy local cuisine. Do not miss an evening in the port area to enjoy a fish dinner or a moonlight walk.
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Marina di Pietrasanta


Ideal beach holiday destination for people looking for equipped and modern bathing establishments.
Marina di Pietrasanta is one of the most beautiful naturalistic locations in the whole region.
It has more then five kilometers of beaches and a beautiful crystal sea, fragrant pine forests around the beach where you can take a refreshment in the hottest hours. Tuscany is also an ideal destination for those who love trekking. In fact, besides beautiful beaches there are also the mountains from which numerous paths start.

In the city center there are several kinds of restaurants and taverns as well as a wide range of accommodations from luxury hotels to informal b&b.

One of the symbols of this place is the Pontile di Tonfano, a structure on the sea where you can sunbathe or dive directly into the water.
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Elba island


The last resort that I recommend for a beach holiday in Tuscany can only be the Island of Elba.
A vacation on an island is always something special but Elba offers a luxuriant vegetation, with gentle hills and luxuriant vineyards overlooking the sea.
Small hidden beaches with many coves and bays can only be reached by sea, for total privacy.

Elba is also rich in history. Here Napoleon Bonaparte was exiled and signs of his presence are still visible throughout the island.
In addition, the island is part of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park which protects almost 50% of the entire territory of Elba and, for this reason, diving into its waters is a natural spectacle.
The snoorkeling lovers can admire varieties of fish, corals in a really unique marine fauna.

The Island of Elba is perfect for your holidays with children or your pet, in fact all the accommodations and beaches are pet friendly.
Isola d'Elba hotel near the beach

That's all for today, these places in Tuscany are close to each other and absolutely suitable for a summer holiday. Whatever destination you choose, I'm sure you will enjoy your time (tip: every morning take a long healthy walks on the shoreline, you will stock up on healthy air, rich in iodine).


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Updated 2020
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