Costa Teguise - Hidden Gem
A relaxing, low-key yet truly enjoyable holiday, for families, groups of friends and honeymooners can spend their days lounging beside the pool or sunbathing on the beach. This resort is not littered with a lot of nightspots or bars so it is recommended for those who want to have a quiet, intimate environment.
Travelling in and out of the resort only takes twenty minutes. There are three white sandy beaches in Costa Teguise. There are also hotels to suit all budgets with cheap holidays to Costa Teguise possible as there are many low cost resorts and hotels in the area. Costa Teguise also houses some very exclusive 5-star resorts and serviced apartments that are catered to the more discerning holidaymaker.
If you enjoy a good haggle then there’s a chance to grab a great bargain every Sunday morning and one of the most popular events on the island and known as the ‘Mercadillo’. Normally the entire village of La Villa de Tuguise turns out where shoppers can browse the stalls and wares from artefacts to homemade beads and jewellery.
Keep Active in Costa Teguise
Windsurfing is the main sporting activity undertaken on the island by locals and tourists; there are windsurfing schools to cater for all abilities from absolute beginners upwards. Playa Las Cucharas is the top windsurfing beach in Costa Teguise and a haven for sunbathers so be sure to check it out.
You may also want to spend some glorious hours on the many golf courses on the island. If this is not your cup of tea, then try cycling around the resort as this will enable you to see all the sites. Families with children are most likely going to enjoy Costa Teguise’s Aquapark. This spot has various theme rides, water slides and pools to entertain the kids and adults can relax on comfortable sun beds around the main pool.
If travelling with children then you may want to visit Playa del Jabillo which is fantastic for young families with a large car park nearby so you won’t have to walk far with all your beach gear, with fairly calm waters and golden sands and many beachfront restaurants close by.
At present there is only one golf course on the island which is a par 72, 18 hole golf course. Its situated at the foot of a volcano with fantastic views of the ocean and will captivate any budding golfers.
Eat Your Heart Out in Costa Teguise
There is a wide range of food available; choose one of the Indian, Chinese, Italian, American or British restaurants. You will get similar offerings in all the major resorts should you opt for an all inclusive holiday in Costa Teguise. However, we would strongly recommend trying some of the local delicacies such as Goats cheese, fish casserole and for the more adventurous octopus is a must.
Visit Arrieta, which is a quiet beach front village overlooking an unspoilt beach and has some great waterfront places to eat or be sure to check out the old town of Teguise which has a great atmosphere with historic buildings and some fantastic restaurants.
Weather and Climate
Although the resort has stronger winds than its neighbouring resorts, windsurfers take advantage of this. Average temperature is pegged at 25 degrees centigrade with sunshine that could last for up to 11 hours during summer. The cooler months are blessed with lower temperature so expect to sleep better. Tourists always rave about the perfectly warm weather for most of the year on Costa Teguise holidays so be sure to pack the sunscreen.