A quiet resort on the south-eastern side of Tenerife, El Medano offers something a bit different compared to the rest of Tenerife. The main attraction of El Medano is its white sandy beach, perfect for sun bathing. The resort is also well known for watersports, especially wind surfing. Within the town you will find a selection of shops and restaurants while there are also bus routes to Playa de Las Americas and other areas of Tenerife.
Tenerife is lucky enough to boast a near-year round climate, there is very little variation between Summer and Winter in temperature and indeed in rainfall. However the day-to-day weather around the island can vary depending on where you are in the island, for example at the summit of Mt.Teide it may be snowing whereas just an hour away on the beaches of Playa de Las Americas you can quite happily sunbathe! The coast of Tenerife boasts the most sunshine and least cloud than the rest of the island. The hottest months are July and August with an average temperature of 25C, the coolest months are December to February with an average temperature of 18C although it can reach up to 22C even in these months! The driest months are June to August with virtually no rainfall, the most rainfall falls from October to December with an average of 15mm a month.
El Medano has many highlights, including: