Averages for Sunny Beach in May

What's the weather like in Sunny Beach in May

Temperature

May is a wonderful time to visit this region of Bulgaria, with a very pleasant average temperature of 17°C, even reaching a high of 21°C during the hottest times of the month. Indeed, the average low is only around 12°C, which certainly tells you that summer is beginning to arrive.

Sunshine Hours

You can also tell that May marks the start of the ...

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  • Temperature Temperature 17°C 63°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 21°C 70°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 12°C 54°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 8 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 42 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 6 days
  • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 16°C 61°F

What's the weather like in Sunny Beach in May

Temperature

May is a wonderful time to visit this region of Bulgaria, with a very pleasant average temperature of 17°C, even reaching a high of 21°C during the hottest times of the month. Indeed, the average low is only around 12°C, which certainly tells you that summer is beginning to arrive.

Sunshine Hours

You can also tell that May marks the start of the summer season by the average of 12 hours of sun experienced per day during this time of year

Sea Temperature

If you enjoy water-sports and swimming, the good news is that the Black Sea is finally beginning to warm up, with a May water temperature average of around 16°C.

Rainfall

If you're worried about rain, this isn't the biggest problem in May, as there is no major spike in rainfall, staying at a typical level as for the rest of the year, with an average of 42mm, affecting 6 days during the month of May.

May is the ideal time to visit the major tourist attractions in and around Sunny Beach, before the major crowds and heat arrive in the coming few months.

Hotels for Sunny Beach in May

May is the official start of the tourist summer season in Sunny Beach and this means more choice of accommodation opening up for visitors. Sunny Beach is home to many large hotels, several of which offer an all-inclusive option, which is perfect for travelling with children. Iberostar Sunny Beach Resort Hotel is a great four star option, with several small pools and one large one, for a cool down from the growing temperatures, as well as a choice of a sea view if you so wish.

Tiara Beach is another great all-inclusive option, which is just 100m from the beach itself, as well as offering close proximity to the tourist train, which is a great fun way to get around. You could also look at Royal Castle, which offers several board options, with an on-site Italian restaurant, a winery, and a garden bar for your evening's entertainment.

Beaches in Sunny Beach for May

Cacao Beach in the centre of Sunny Beach is the place to be when summer arrives, and with 8km of fine sand, with a few natural sand dunes here and there, this is the centre-point of daily life in resort. There are many restaurants and bars around, as well as watersports to enjoy, such as water skiing, banana boats, parasailing, etc.

Bars and restaurants in Sunny Beach

If you're planning on heading out and experiencing the bright lights of Sunny Beach's nightlife then you need to line your stomach first, and you have plenty of options to choose from. If you love a good steak then you should certainly head to Lapa Lapa. With a varied menu to suit most palates there is plenty to choose from, however the restaurant is particularly famous for its steak dishes.

You might be wanting to enjoy entertainment and a meal and in that case Khan's Tent is a hugely popular night out. This is a dinner and show event, with a variety show and live band every night whilst you eat your meal. Food and drinks are very reasonably priced, and you will probably find that your holiday rep sells tickets for this establishment, which shows you how popular it is.

Things to do in Sunny Beach in May

There are several beaches around Sunny Beach, including the main sweeping stretch of sand, and it's an ideal opportunity to enjoy some water-sports. Freestyle Wakeboard Spot is for you if you fancy trying something new, with experienced instructors on hand to help you out. Alternatively, there are parasailing, jetskiing, and diving opportunities on the main beach at Cacao.

For something a little different you could head out onto the Black Sea itself and enjoy the resort from a different viewpoint by taking part in a catamaran cruise. You'll find several companies all offering various different tours, including moonlight trips if you fancy something a little more romantic!

With all this being said however, without a doubt the most popular activity in Sunny Beach during the summer months is Action Aquapark. This is a favourite with kids and big kids alike and is the best option for a family day out. This is a large park with several pools and slides, entertainment, and food options on-site, and is certainly there for a full day out. The perfect way to tire out the little ones!

May events in Sunny Beach

Public Hoilday

Culture and Literacy Day

1st May 2018 to 24th May 2018

Culture and Literacy Day is a public holiday celebrated in Bulgaria and the rest of the country every 24th. It is a day that marks the significance of the Bulgarian language and the Cyrillic alphabet.

Website:

http://publicholidays.eu/bulgaria/culture-and-literacy-day/

St. George's Day

1st May 2018 to 31st May 2018

The holy martyr St. George the Victorious has been considered one of the most important Saints ever since Christianity became the official state religion in Bulgaria in the 9th century.

Website:

http://www.novinite.com/articles/160290/Bulgaria+Celebrates+St.+George%E2%80%99s+Day,+Army+Day#sthas

Labour Day

1st May 2018 to 31st May 2018

May Day, which usually occurs on May 1st in many countries, stems from ancient customs associated with the celebration of Spring. It is also a national holiday for workers in many countries around the world.

Website:

http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/bulgaria/labor-day

Religious

Saint Athanasius’s Day

1st May 2018 to 31st May 2018

Saint Athanasius of Alexandria, also called Athanasius the Great, Athanasius the Confessor or, primarily in the Coptic Orthodox Church, was the twentieth archbishop of Alexandria (as Athanasius I), it is a day to celebrate his life and legacy.

Website:

http://www.novinite.com/articles/112068/Bulgaria+Celebrates+St.+Athanasius+Day

SVETI VLAS

1st May 2018 to 31st May 2018

By tradition, the day begins with a solemn holy liturgy in the honour of Saint Vlasiy. People light candles in churches and pray for health.

Website:

http://vlas.com/en/Feast.html

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