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Where’s hot in May?

Spring is in full swing, and summer's on its way: May is an ideal month to beat the crowds, and still find a spot for your towel on the beach. Here's where's hot in May, from Cancun to Cairo.

Where’s hot in May? Top 10 holiday destinations

CountryCityAverage temperature in May
MexicoCancun38°C / 100°F
ThailandBangkok35°C / 95°F
SingaporeSingapore32°C / 90°F
ThailandPhuket32°C / 90°F
EgyptCairo26°C / 82°F
USALas Vegas32°C / 90°F
CaribbeanDominican Republic31°C / 88°F
CaribbeanBarbados30°C / 86°F
CubaHavana30°C / 86°F

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Beach holidays in May

If you’ve been dreaming about visiting Barbados, May is a great time to go. At 30 degrees it’s seriously warm, but it’s not quite peak tourist season so you’ll have those dreamy Caribbean beaches almost to yourself. Another hot beach destination at this time of year Cancun. This Mexican city has gorgeous stretches of Caribbean coastline and an incredible nightlife. We can almost taste the frozen margaritas…

City break holidays in May

Visit Singapore in May and you’ll find temperatures are already well into the 30s. Make the most of the hot weather in the Lion City’s lush parks and nature reserves – including patches of genuine forest. By evening, tuck into chilli crab in one of the many excellent seafood restaurants. May is also an excellent time to visit Cairo. Delve into Egyptian history and take a sunrise camel ride out to the pyramids at Giza.

Want more May holiday suggestions?

From city breaks in Bologna to idyllic trips to Casablanca, check out our suggestions on where to go in May.

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