Corralejo Weather May Averages, Spain
What's the Weather like in Corralejo in May
Tourism begins to pick up in May in Corralejo, with warmer temperatures and very little rainfall. The daily average temperature at this resort in Fuerteventura sits at 20°C (about 68°F), making for excellent holiday weather. The average low drops down to 17°C (around 63°F), still very comfortable. The average high goes up to a warm 22°C (about 72°F), nearly perfect temperatures to enjoy time at this resort.
Average Sunshine Hours
Just like April, the sun shines for 11 hours per day giving you ample time during the daylight hours to enjoy the area. Be sure to bring sunscreen and maybe sunglasses or a hat, as the chance of having a sunny day is 49 percent. You should pack mainly beachwear and summer clothes to wear during the day, but a light jacket is a good idea if the temperatures become milder at night.
There is only a two percent chance of rain and a four percent chance of a cloudy day on any given day on the island. Around 4mm of rain will fall over the course of three days, so you can expect very light drizzle or a really light shower. No need to bring your umbrella or raincoat!
Average Sea Temperature
The average sea temperature in May is normally 20°C (about 68°F), which should be warm enough for most to enjoy a quick swim in the ocean. With the warm temperatures, you're sure to dry off quickly after your dip and enjoy spending time in the sand and sun. The average humidity for the resort is 69 percent, but considering the temperatures at this time of year, you shouldn't feel any discomfort.
According to weather history, the highest ever recorded temperature in May for Corralejo was a steamy 34°C (about 93°F) with the lowest being 13°C (around 55°F).
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Corralejo Hotels in May
Gran Hotel Atlantis Bahia Real
The crème de la crème of Corralejo hotels, the stunning Gran Hotel Atlantis Bahia Real features five-star beachfront accommodations. Each room comes with air conditioning, mini bar, TV, private balcony, bathroom and entry to the hotel's own spa facilities. You'll also have access to two outdoor pools, five restaurants, outstanding tropical gardens, fitness gym and a cocktail bar. There's also a children's playground, hot tub, sauna, beauty facilities and gift shop on site.
Mirador de Lobos Golf Resort
Golf lovers will love the beautiful May weather and the Mirador de Lobos Golf Resort with numerous three-bedroom private villas and a nine-hole golf course. The villas come with modern living rooms with wood floors, free Wi-Fi, private bathrooms, kitchens, lounges and TVs and some also have a balcony and private pool. Private chef and catering services are available so you can leave all the cooking up to someone else. An on-site restaurant, free parking and beach and airport shuttles round out the amenities at Mirador de Lobos.
Sol y Mar Surf Camp
A friendly surf hostel, the Sol y Mar Surf Camp offers both private rooms and single beds in a dormitory setting. Guests have access to a shared lounge, two kitchens open 24 hours a day and a bathroom. Each guest receives a free breakfast with optional packed lunches available. Other amenities include free Wi-Fi, free parking, roof terrace with barbecues, surf storage, tour desk, airport shuttles and bicycle rentals.
Beach in Corralejo for May
To take advantage of the warming sea temperatures, on average 20°C (about 68°F), and head to one of the beaches in the center of town. If you want to be near the center of the action then head to Town Beach, next to the harbor. Here, you'll find a range of restaurants for if you get hungry during the day. It's just a short walk to Galera Beach, which is perfect if you would like to go for a refreshing swim in the sea or take part in a water sport. Galera is one of the busiest beaches in the area, full of beach bars and lots of people.
Bars and Restaurants
If you like Italian food, then opt for La Factoria serving pizzas, pastas and traditional Italian dishes. Located right on the beach, this restaurant also offers free Wi-Fi for guests. La Factoria serves guests for lunch and dinner, and you can stop in for a mid-day snack too. You can enjoy wines, beers and other drinks along with the Italian and Spanish dishes.
El Marino Bar
For more traditional Spanish cuisine with tapas, head to the El Marino Bar. This bar and wine shop offers small plates, snacks and over 60 wine labels. You can also watch sports on the big screen TV or relax on the outdoor terrace. Every Tuesday, the bar offers an Italian appetizer special to complement the wine.
Secreto del Sur
A great place to grab a quick bite to eat or a snack between excursions, Secreto del Sur serves snacks, hot and cold drinks and energy foods. If you want a healthy breakfast, choose from foods like fruit salad, homemade yogurt, croissants and chocolate bread.
Things to do in Corralejo in May
Corralejo Natural Park
If you're planning on discovering the natural beauty and landscapes of the island, then a visit to Corralejo Natural Park is a must. Situated in the northeast of Fuerteventura, here you'll find white sands alongside volcanic areas. The still pleasant temperatures in May are perfect for exploring the area via hiking trails or sunbathing on the beach. If you're planning on trekking up the red mountain volcano, you might want to bring your hiking boots, as the trail is rough.
If you'd prefer to explore underwater instead, let the guides at Abyss Fuerteventura help you plan your diving adventure. Whether you're a beginner or slightly more advanced diver, you'll get personalized instruction. Courses are offered in three languages to cater to tourists from other countries and a range of dive sites are available. Explore volcanic areas, canyons and discover a vast amount of sea life from octopus to eels.
Get Wet Fuerteventura
Maybe scuba diving is not your thing but you still want to view the beautiful waters around Corralejo. If that's the case, try snorkeling with Get Wet Fuerteventura. Open to ages five years and up, the snorkeling excursions include transfers to and from your hotel, a short boat trip to the snorkeling site and snorkeling equipment rentals.
Dates to Note
In early May, locals celebrate Dia de la Cruz or Day of the Cross with festivities being held all over the island. Dancing and festival celebrations occur with crosses decorated with flowers.