Find the best weather for your honeymoon with our climate guide to the best honeymoon destination worldwide.
Are you planning a honeymoon holiday in May but not sure where to go? If so, look no further – our warm weather guide brings you the world's most pleasant places to honeymoon in May.
Find the best honeymoon destination to visit in May 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.
Temperatures given reflect the average high temperature that you can expect at each destination. For more detailed information about each destination just click on the respective hyperlink.
With the onset of the hot, wet season only certain places in Asia are now comfortable: Bali in Indonesia, Tioman in Malaysia, Goa in India and Nga Trang in Vietnam – are all good places to visit in May.
|Bali, Indonesia||30°C (86°F)||10 Hours||6 Days||29°C (84°F)|
|Tioman, Malaysia||31°C (88°F)||7 Hours||15 Days||30°C (86°F)|
|Goa, India||33°C (91°F)||9 Hours||4 Days||30°C (86°F)|
|Nha Trang, Vietnam||31°C (88°F)||6 Hours||6 Days||29°C (84°F)|
For a perfect honeymoon in May, head to Sharm el-Sheik in Egypt and the beaches of Mauritius and the Seychelles (despite occasional rain showers).
|Sharm el-Sheik||34°C (93°F)||13 Hours||1 Days||25°C (77°F)|
|Mauritius||26°C (79°F)||8 Hours||7 Days||26°C (79°F)|
|Seychelles||29°C (84°F)||8 Hours||15 Days||29°C (84°F)|
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.
|Whitsundays, QLD||26°C (79°F)||7 Hours||13 Days||25°C (77°F)|
|Port Douglas, QLD||27°C (80°F)||7 Hours||10 Days||26°C (79°F)|
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||31°C (87°F)||9 Hours||3 Days||27°C (81°F)|
|Bahamas||28°C (82°F)||10 Hours||10 Days||26°C (78°F)|
|Barbados||29°C (84°F)||9 Hours||9 Days||28°C (82°F)|
|Dominican Republic||31°C (88°F)||8 Hours||10 Days||27°C (81°F)|
|Cayman Islands||29°C (84°F)||10 Hours||7 Days||28°C (82°F)|
|Turks and Caicos||29°C (84°F)||7 Hours||2 Days||27°C (81°F)|
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||26°C (79°F)||13 Hours||3 Days||21°C (70°F)|
|Rhodes, Greece||24°C (75°F)||11 Hours||4 Days||20°C (68°F)|
|Antalya, Turkey||25°C (77°F)||12 Hours||6 Days||20°C (68°F)|
|Bodrum, Turkey||26°C (79°F)||11 Hours||5 Days||20°C (68°F)|
|Oludeniz, Turkey||25°C (77°F)||12 Hours||6 Days||20°C (68°F)|
|Marmaris, Turkey||25°C (77°F)||12 Hours||9 Days||20°C (68°F)|
|Side, Turkey||25°C (77°F)||13 Hours||7 Days||20°C (68°F)|
In the United 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 typically begins in June.
|Miami, USA||30°C (86°F)||10 Hours||12 Days||27°C (81°F)|
|Honolulu, Hawaii||29°C (84°F)||9 Hours||8 Days||25°C (77°F)|
|Cancun, Mexico||33°C (88°F)||11 Hours||7 Days||28°C (82°F)|
|Puerto Vallarta, Mex||32°C (89°F)||12 Hours||1 Days||26°C (79°F)|
|Cabo San Lucas, Mex||30°C (86°F)||12 Hours||0 Days||23°C (73°F)|
The beaches of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil offer excellent weather for a honeymoon in May.
|Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||27°C (81°F)||8 Hours||11 Days||25°C (77°F)|
With the end of the wet season, the South Pacific sees less rain and increased sunshine mainly in Fiji and the French Polynesian islands of Bora Bora and Tahiti. Elsewhere, the South Pacific is still wet.
|Nadi, Viti Levu, Fiji||30°C (86°F)||7 Hours||5 Days||27°C (81°F)|
|Vaitape, Bora Bora||29°C (84°F)||7 Hours||9 Days||28°C (82°F)|
|Papeete, Tahiti||29°C (84°F)||7 Hours||10 Days||28°C (82°F)|
|Nuku'alofa, Tonga||26°C (79°F)||9 Hours||9 Days||26°C (79°F)|
Zanzibar, Tanzania and Mombasa, Kenya in Africa, and most of Southeast Asia – the hot, wet season has arrived for most of the region.
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Note: This weather guide is produced from meteorological data sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in addition to data sourced from the meteorology departments of the respective countries.
Latest update: Where to go in May: 7 April, 2022