May bank holiday - what a great reason to book flights and get that extra sunshine that is literally never enough here in the U.K. This year’s May bank holiday dates are: Monday, the 6th of May, which is Early May bank holiday Monday, and May the 27th which is a Spring bank holiday. So, whether you are planning your getaway at the start of the month or saving your patience rather for the end of May, we have picked a few countries that will keep you warm in May with plenty of sun and magical sea views. Choose your perfect destination to warm up after a long winter ang get ready for a jet set!
Cuba, +30.3 С
Those colorful streets of Havana, the original Mojito and magical sunsets at the Malecon seafront - that’s how Cuba welcomes you on arrival! Don’t settle for less, you have all of it whilst in Cuba. No surprise that Prince Charles and Lady Camilla have visited Cuba officially this year - for the first time in decades!
Miles of wonderful beaches and beautiful landscapes make Cuba one of the world’s most favourite holiday destinations. Whatever resort you choose, your holidays on the island of Cuba will definitely recharge your batteries and warm up your bones after a long winter. Cuban cuisine that combines rice, beans, vegetables with spicy sauces and meats will cater to any demands when you feel peckish.
The average temperature in Cuba in May can hit +30.3 C, with the water being as warm, as +27 C. Besides, it’s the sunniest month on the island with an average of 8 hours of daylight. Despite all the comfort that May’s weather has to offer in Cuba, please bear in that rain season starts at this time of year that lasts until mid-October. The joys of a tropical climate, what can you do.
Barbados, +30.7 С
Barbados is probably one of the best islands ever discovered by the Spaniards. Covered by tropical green forests up in the hills, and surrounded by white, golden and even pink beaches, turquoise waters, Barbados is a dream destination for many. No wonder the local tourist authorities have invested heavily its excellent infrastructure. Speaking of food it is simply out of this World. Imagine trying porridge with the caviar. Apart from the obvious - seafood - Barbadians love vegetables and pork.
As for the weather in Barbados, in May the air temperature reaches +30.7 C, and the water temperature is in region of +27.7 C. Enjoy 9 daylight hours, similarly to Cuba, the rain season begins in May in Barbados, but May is by no means the wettest month.
Dominican Republic, +31 C
+ 31 is the average air temperature in the Dominican Republic, in May. But thanks to light breezes, the heat is bearable. The water temperature here in May is within the range of +27 C to +27.7 C. May is one of the wettest months in the Dominican Republic as well. The rainfall here averages 173 mm. However it only gets to some short showers, which is not too bad. Nothing compared to London weather anyways.
Dominican Republic, known for its snow-white beaches, azure coves and flamingos, - you may want to hurry up checking flights and hotels availability.
Orlando, +31.3 C
Every year about 60 million people visit Orlando, Florida. Despite no direct access to the ocean, Orlando has a number of things to do when it’s hot. Several fantastic amusement parks with DisneyWorld topping the list, not to mention Harry Potter and Star Wars parks, attracting not only children, but also parents.
Weather in Orlando in May, is indeed very comfortable. The air temperature reaches an average of +31.3 C. Daylight lasts for 9 hours. Met Office claims there are about 22 dry days in May in Orlando, with a very wet remaining week.
Las Vegas, +31.4 C
Located in the desert, Las Vegas always welcomes its guests. In the American capital of excitement and entertainment it is always hot, but in May you will find it not too roasting. Air temperatures average 31.4 C, while in summer the thermometer rises up to +40, now that’s really hot, and the daylight lasts for 12 hours - get read for doing lots of stuff!