If you are planning your escape, whether it is in winter, spring, summer or autumn, the south of Gran Canaria, especially Playa del Inglés, is an exceptional destination.

In this article, we will not only explore the climate conditions in Playa del Inglés during the various seasons but also give some great advice that will help you plan your perfect escape with Gran Canaria Stays.


The Climate in Playa del Inglés

Located in the south of Gran Canaria, Playa del Inglés is much more than just water and sand. With balmy winters and warm summers, Playa del Inglés is an ideal destination for any season. But, what surprises await in each period of the year in this Canary paradise? Join us and discover what makes each season special in Playa del Inglés.

Spring in Playa del Inglés

Spring brings mild temperatures ranging from 20°C to 25°C to the south of Gran Canaria between March and June. This ideal climate for exploring the island without the summer hustle gives you long days and beautiful colours from the growing and changing vegetation. You can stroll along the coast and enjoy the tranquillity before the summer season.

Additionally, Easter stands out as one of the significant events in the south of Gran Canaria during this time. In April, religious and cultural festivities fill the streets with tradition and add a distinctive and emotional touch to your visit in this season.


Summer in Playa del Inglés

As summer fades, autumn brings golden tones to Playa del Inglés. From September to December, the weather in Playa del Inglés is wonderful, with temperatures remaining pleasant, ranging between 22°C and 26°C. This period allows for a peaceful experience on the island, with fewer tourists and a more relaxed atmosphere. It’s the ideal time for hiking trails along the coast, enjoying panoramic views, and discovering the natural richness of the region.

During this time, the island hosts the International Windsurfing Festival, attracting water sports enthusiasts who can be seen riding the waves.


Autumn in Playa del Inglés

When the sun reaches its peak, Playa del Inglés transforms into a stage of summer splendour. The months from June to September see temperatures around 28°C, creating a perfect environment to enjoy the sun and the wide variety of activities the island offers.

The nights in Playa del Inglés are quite warm, making it easy to explore the area’s nightlife. With many bars, restaurants, and cultural events, fun is guaranteed. Don’t miss the International Jazz Festival from July 5 to 27, 2024, which attracts renowned artists and jazz enthusiasts from around the world. It will undoubtedly be an unforgettable experience.

Additionally, Playa del Inglés is a paradise for surf lovers and water sports enthusiasts, with ideal conditions for surfing, whether you’re a beginner or a professional.


Winter in Playa del Inglés

Even in the coldest months, Playa del Inglés resists the winter season with its mild temperatures that rarely drop below 14°C. From December to March, the mild winters allow visitors to enjoy the island without the summer crowds. It’s the perfect time to explore historical places, immerse in the local culture, and enjoy the tranquillity that the winter season brings.

During this time, the island kicks off one of its most notable festivities: the Maspalomas Carnival. During this event, the streets are filled with people in costumes enjoying the rhythm of Latin music. While the carnival includes conventional celebrations, it is particularly known for its significant presence in the gay community, especially during the Drag Queen selection event. Additionally, more traditional events like the Burial of the Sardine are also held.


Moreover, the winter season in Gran Canaria is also marked by the renowned Transgrancanaria, an annual event that attracts runners from all over the world to participate in trail-running races across various landscapes around the island. The Transgrancanaria, scheduled for February 21 to 24, 2024, starts its course in Las Canteras and finishes in the South Park of Maspalomas. If you are staying in one of the villas offered by Gran Canaria Stays, don’t hesitate to watch from the finish line to enjoy this exciting sporting event.

In regards to the waves, the winter season brings higher and stronger waves in the Atlantic, making it the preferred time for the most daring surfers. During this period, Playa del Inglés transforms into an idyllic destination for those seeking thrilling experiences in the sea.

Come and Enjoy Playa del Inglés No Matter the Season

In each season, Playa del Inglés reveals a different facet of its charm. This Canary paradise offers not just an impressive beach, but a complete experience throughout the year. Whether it’s the splendour of summer, the serenity of winter, the vitality of spring, or the melancholy of autumn, each period is an opportunity to explore and discover the richness of this jewel in the Atlantic.

Whichever season you choose to visit Playa del Inglés, Gran Canaria Stays will ensure you receive the warmest of welcomes and that your experience is unforgettable. Prepare for an unparalleled experience in this paradisiacal corner of Gran Canaria!