Top 10 summer sun holiday destinations in May

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Planning an escape this May but unsure where to go for some early summer sun? Let our infographic, which displays our handpicked selection of super sunny destinations, help you find that much-needed holiday.

Top 10 summer sun holiday destinations in May infographic ©
Top 10 summer sun holiday destinations in May infographic ©

We've pulled together a list of the top 10 places to go for warm-to-hot and sunny weather in May, both close to home and further afield, giving you long and short haul options.

We've stuck with destinations that we know tick the box weatherwise for families, couples and groups, narrowing down a mix of much-loved beach and city spots around the globe.

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As you can see, our detailed infographic clearly displays our 10 favourite places to go for summer sunshine in May, ranked in order of their all-round awesomeness for the time of year, average hours of sunshine, average daily temperature, flight time and more.

We've also highlighted just one of the stand out features that makes each place we've chosen special, be it for beach babes, culture vultures or nature lovers, among other interests. Our finalists for the top 10 places to go for sunshine in May line up like this:

  1. Miami, Florida, USA
  2. Montego Bay, Jamaica
  3. Seville, Spain
  4. Mexico's Caribbean Coast
  5. Cape Verde
  6. Cyprus
  7. Antalya coast, Turkey
  8. Kos, Greece
  9. Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain
  10. Malta

Still searching for the sun? Try our interactive summer sun finder, which lets you search for places based on your preferred weather, type of holiday (beach, city etc) and flight time.

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Kirsten Henton

Kirsten Henton
Article updated on Wednesday 1st May 2019 in: Africa Caribbean Europe North America Season Summer

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