Why wait until the peak of summer to jet set off to a sun-kissed beach? We’ve found the best places to holiday in May. You won’t be disappointed with these beach hotspots and their amazing holiday attractions.
Sea, sand, sunshine and a pool-side retreat, we’ve got you covered with these top holiday breaks.

1. Florida – Average temperature: 31C.s
The ‘Sunshine State’ lives up to its name and is a great choice for a holiday in May. Not only does it have over 800 miles of silky golden beaches, at its heart is Orlando where you can enjoy some of the world’s best theme parks including Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Universal Studios and SeaWorld.


2. Canary Islands – Average temperature: 18C.
Pack more into a holiday in Europe by jetting off to one of the Canary Islands in May. These classic bargain beach breaks not only have great sunshine. Water sports, vibrant nightlife, breath-taking landscapes and whale watching are just a few of the things the Canary Islands can offer you.

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3. Mexico – Average temperature: 27C.
Grab a low cost break to Cancun in May before the rainy season kicks in. It doesn’t get much better than relaxing on the gorgeous Caribbean coastline with your family or partner. Around the resorts of Playa Del Carman & Puerto-Aventuras you can swim with dolphins or take excursions to the Mayan Jungle ruins.


4. Cyprus – Average temperature: 20C.
Resting lower than Spain, Greece, Turkey & Italy gives Cyprus a head start to the glorious Mediterranean summer sunshine. Whether you’re taking a boat trip the sea caves, exploring the baths of Aphrodite or even taking a cold dip in waterpark world, Cyprus has something for everyone.


5. Turkey – Average temperature: 20C.
Antalya and Bodrum boast long golden beaches with family friendly resorts and exciting kids clubs. Not only perfect for lazy days by the pool, the resorts offer a number of excursions to fascinating sites like Goreme National Park and the Mountain Fires of Chimaera.



Which of these five hotspots is your favourite?