Where’s Hot in May?

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  • Where’s Hot in May?

    Thinking of jetting off on holiday in May? For many people, it’s the perfect time to enjoy an overseas holiday. You’ll find plenty of beautiful destinations which are hot at this time of year. The crowds will be minimal compared to the summer months, while the cost of holidaying in May is usually lower.

    If you’re searching for the ideal destination to head to in May, below we’ll reveal some of our top picks…


    If you fancy jetting off to a long-haul destination in May, Mexico is a great place to consider. Along the Caribbean coast, temperatures in May typically reach an average of 27°C. 

    Mexico Holidays, TUI

    We offer holidays to a range of Mexican locations via indirect flights, and Cancun is undoubtedly one of the best to head to at this time of year. Largely known for its lively nightlife scene, the resort location also benefits from white sandy beaches, historic ruins and a great modern shopping area. You’ll also find a range of activities on offer, such as snorkelling off Isla Mujeres. 

    Browse our range of Cancun holidays today.


    Lanzarote, one of the Spanish Canary Islands, has some of the country’s finest beaches. It became hugely popular with holidaymakers in the 1970s, and has remained one of the best-loved holiday destinations ever since. You can expect sand, sun and plenty of family-friendly resorts. What really sets it apart however, is its unique volcanic landscape.

    You’ll feel like you’ve stepped into another world the minute you touch down. We offer direct flights here, and in May temperatures reach an average of 25°C. Browse our Lanzarote holidays today.

    Dominican Republic

    Another long-haul destination you’ll want to consider for enjoying a hot May getaway is the Dominican Republic. With average temperatures reaching an impressive 31°C, this classic Caribbean destination is great for beach lovers. 

    Dominican Republic Holidays, TUI

    Head to the Punta Cana region, renowned for its pristine desert islands, historical towns and great range of activities. Top up your tan on one of the many stunning beaches, or opt for a more active holiday and zip-line through the rainforest. You’ll also find great shopping opportunities in Higuey. 

    Like Mexico, flights here are indirect. Discover our great Punta Cana holidays today.


    If you’re looking for somewhere which boasts great temperatures most of the year round, Tenerife is another great Canary Islands choice. It’s the biggest of the Canaries, with plenty to explore including beaches with sands that vary from golden to black.

    Tenerife is one of the best destinations to head to in May. With average temperatures reaching 24°C, you can really soak up the sun in one of its resorts, which include Los Cristianos and Playa de las Americas. You can also check out the highest point in Spain, Mount Teide. Santa Cruz has excellent shopping opportunities, while the colonial town of Garachico enables you to learn more about the fascinating history of the island.

    Browse our range of Tenerife holidays today.

Author: Charlotte Brenner