Averages for Carvoeiro in May

Carvoeiro: May

Carvoeiro is a fishing village nestled in southern Portugal and on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. The town is quickly becoming a traveller's dream due to its vibrant culture, natural attractions and luxurious resorts. Temperatures slowly rise during May with temperatures settling between 12°C and 22 °C and 12 hours of sunshine each day.

Weather

The daily average temperature for Carvoeiro in May is approximately 17 °C...

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  • Temperature Temperature 17°C 63°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 22°C 72°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 12°C 54°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 10 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 21 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 4 days
  • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 19°C 66°F

Carvoeiro: May

Carvoeiro is a fishing village nestled in southern Portugal and on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. The town is quickly becoming a traveller's dream due to its vibrant culture, natural attractions and luxurious resorts. Temperatures slowly rise during May with temperatures settling between 12°C and 22 °C and 12 hours of sunshine each day.

Weather

The daily average temperature for Carvoeiro in May is approximately 17 °C. It's officially the beginning of tourist season and only a small amount of rainfall graces the region with an average of 21mm of rain expected. It's a lovely month to visit the resort and you should pack your beach clothes. However, a jacket may be a good idea as it may become cool at night. The highest ever recorded temperature for Carvoeiro in May has been a boiling 34 °C with the lowest being a mild 7 °C. However, temperatures are normally within the averages of the month. Humidity for the resort can reach around 69% but tourists shouldn't feel uncomfortable. The weather makes it the perfect time to participate in water sports as the sea temperature is 19°C which should be OK for most to enjoy a cool dip in the ocean.

The beautiful town of Carvoeiro

Where to stay

While in the resort, enjoy the finest accommodation the area has to offer at the Monte Dourado Hotel. Overlooking Carvoeiro Beach, it's close to the village and boasts 109 apartments. Each offers an equipped kitchen, satellite television, living area and private bathroom. Guests can enjoy a swim in one of the five swimming pools, a game of tennis on two courts and relax in the stunning gardens. Free Wi-Fi is available for all guests and the local golf course is within 3km.

Alternatively, you might want to consider the Tivoli Carvoeiro. This hotel has 293 rooms boasting an en-suite bathroom, television and air conditioning. Located on a cliff overlooking Praia Vale Covo, its only ten minutes away from Carvoeiro. Guests can look forward to an American buffet breakfast in the hotel restaurant or enjoy Portuguese cuisine on the fifth floor Varanda Restaurant. The pool side coffee shop serves a range of beverages as well. If you're looking for things to do then you can relish in the range of facilities, such as tennis court, outdoor pool, mini golf, table tennis, darts, snorkelling, sauna or fitness centre. The local golf course is less than five minutes away via car and Splash is just over three miles away. It's the ideal location for those who don't want to travel far to access the resorts popular attractions.

Tivoli Almansor Hotel, Carvoeiro. Photo by Steve Johnson

Things to do

There are lots of attractions for tourists visiting the area. A great way to explore what the Algarve has to offer is to take a jeep safari tour. Travelling in a jeep, you get to experience an enjoyable day out with your family or friends. Take a look around the small villages, beautiful orchids, local flora and sample some local honey during a visit to a nearby farm. During this jeep tour, you get to have dinner in a restaurant. This is an exciting day out for both adults and children who want to learn more about the local area and investigate the environment beyond the major tourist attractions. Make it a day of adventure and bring your camera along to capture some memories.

Restaurants and nightlife

For a sophisticated dinner while in the resort, make a reservation at L'Orange. This elegant French inspired eatery is intimate, warm and inviting. With the warmer weather, you can sit on the terrace to enjoy your meal with a glass of wine from their excellent selection. Dinner is available every day bar Sundays. Visitors will love the mouth-watering meals and delicious desserts.

Stunning rocky Algarve coastline

For an exquisite dinner, head to A Vela Restaurant. Here, you can enjoy fresh salmon, tender tuna or a juicy steak. Just a short walk from the centre of Carvoeiro, this eatery has a variety of Mediterranean, Portuguese and European cuisine for diners to feast on. Beautiful presentation, attention to detail and friendly, professional service makes this establishment stand out from the crowd. The superior décor and ability to house a variety of guests, including children or those who require a special menu means tourists should definitely make at least one visit to this fine restaurant.

For a fun atmosphere, Brady's Irish Bar is the place to be. With a lively and entertaining atmosphere, you can grab a cold beer, have a cocktail out on the terrace or sing along to music. It's a relaxing and friendly place to head to after an evening meal or a long day at the beach.

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