Where to Go for Honeymoon in May

North Island, Seychelles

May honeymoon? Try the Seychelles – Image courtesy of North Island Resort

Best Places to Honeymoon in May

Are you wondering where to go in May? If so, look no further – our warm weather guide brings you the world’s most pleasant places to honeymoon in May.

Discover the best places to visit when the skies are mainly clear and sunny, the temperature is warm to hot and the chance of rain is minimal or not at all.

Where to go in May . . .

Temperatures given reflect the average high temperature that you can expect at each destination. For more detailed information click on any of the following destinations.

Asia

With the onset of the hot, wet season only certain places are now comfortable in Asia, including Bali in Indonesia, Tioman in Malaysia, Goa in India and Nga Trang in Vietnam – all good places to visit in May.

Bali, Indonesia thermometre 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 29°C (84°F)
Tioman, Malaysia thermometre 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 15 Days swimming icon 30°C (86°F)
Goa, India thermometre 33°C (91°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 30°C (86°F)
Nha Trang, Vietnam thermometre 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 6 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 29°C (84°F)

Africa

For a perfect honeymoon in May, head to Sharm el-Sheik in Egypt the beaches of Mauritius and Seychelles (despite occasional rain showers).

Sharm el-Sheik thermometre 34°C (93°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 1 Day swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
Mauritius thermometre 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 7 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
Seychelles thermometre 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 15 Days swimming icon 29°C (84°F)

Australia

This is one of the best months to visit the Red Centre, the Top End and northern Queensland, including Cairns, the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands. You can expect beautiful sunny weather interspersed with occasional rain showers. The southern regions, including the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Sydney are also warm and sunny, with occasional rain showers.

Whitsunday Islands thermometre 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 13 Days swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
Port Douglas, QLD thermometre 27°C (80°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 10 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)

Europe

Sunny weather returns to Europe, especially in those countries bordering the Mediterranean. Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece and Turkey offer favourable weather without the crowds of summer. The warmest region is found in the eastern Mediterranean.

Ayia Napa, Cyprus thermometre 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 3 Days swimming icon 21°C (70°F)
Rhodes, Greece thermometre 24°C (75°F) sun graphic 11 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 20°C (68°F)
Antalya, Turkey thermometre 25°C (77°F) sun graphic 12 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 20°C (68°F)
Bodrum, Turkey thermometre 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 11 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 20°C (68°F)
Oludeniz, Turkey thermometre 25°C (77°F) sun graphic 12 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 20°C (68°F)
Marmaris, Turkey thermometre 25°C (77°F) sun graphic 12 Hours rain cloud 9 Days swimming icon 20°C (68°F)
Side, Turkey thermometre 25°C (77°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 7 Days swimming icon 20°C (68°F)

Caribbean

The Caribbean enjoys near perfect weather conditions during the early part of May. However, with the exception of Aruba, the latter half of the month sees increasing rainfall prior to the onset of the wet season in June.

Aruba thermometre 31°C (87°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 3 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Bahamas thermometre 28°C (82°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 10 Days swimming icon 26°C (78°F)
Barbados thermometre 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 9 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Cayman Islands thermometre 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 7 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Dominican Republic thermometre 31°C (87°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 10 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Turks and Caicos thermometre 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 2 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)

North America

In the Unted States, Hawaii offers good weather while Miami experiences occasional rain showers. Elsewhere, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta in Mexico offer perfect weather conditions for a honeymoon prior to the wet season, which usually begins in June.

Honolulu, Hawaii thermometre 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 8 Days swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
Miami thermometre 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 12 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Cabo San Lucas thermometre 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 12 Hours rain cloud 0 Days swimming icon 23°C (73°F)
Cancun thermometre 33°C (88°F) sun graphic 11 Hours rain cloud 7 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Puerto Vallarta thermometre 32°C (89°F) sun graphic 12 Hours rain cloud 1 Day swimming icon 26°C (79°F)

South America

The beaches of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil offer excellent weather for a honeymoon in May.

Rio de Janeiro thermometre 27°C (81°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 11 Days swimming icon 25°C (77°F)

South Pacific

The end of the wet season in the South Pacific brings less rain and more sunshine mainly to Fiji and the French Polynesian islands of Bora Bora and Tahiti. Elsewhere, the South Pacific is still wet.

Nadi, Fiji thermometre 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Vaitape, Bora Bora thermometre 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 9 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Papeete, Tahiti thermometre 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 10 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Tonga thermometre 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 9 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)

Places to avoid in May

Zanzibar, Tanzania and Mombasa, Kenya plus most of Southeast Asia – the hot, wet season has arrived for most of the region.

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