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Guardalavaca Weather in May, Cuba

Guardalavaca Averages May


  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    10 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    9 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years


    118 mm

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Guardalavaca Daily Averages May


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What's the weather like in Guardalavaca in May

During the month of May, taking a dip in the sea will be all too tempting.


The average temperature of the water increases to 28°C, which is very comfortable indeed and might even leave you feeling a little cold when you come out of the waves and onto the shore. There, the air is a little cooler, with average daily temperatures reaching 25°C.

There is a fair range of temperature to look forward to: while the lows only sink as far as 21°C, giving you lovely warm evenings, you can expect the average highs to go as far as 30°C so there are bound to be a few days which go a little higher. This is great news for those who want to catch a tan but just be careful that you do not end up a few shades redder than you expected!

Sunshine Hours

Guardalavaca is a popular resort at this time of year, and you will have plenty of time to explore it thanks to the glorious 10 hours of sunshine which will light up every day.


Make sure to check the forecast, however there are only 9 days of rainfall here, but when it does happen, it can be quite the downpour. An average of 118mm will fall during this month, so you might end up having to take shelter if you are not fully prepared ahead of time.

Interestingly enough, while the rain may be heavy, it is actually infrequent compared to elsewhere on the coast. There is a much higher chance of a rainy day at this time of year in Playa Pesquero, for example, thanks to the unique formation of this area and the way that the clouds are encouraged to drift. If you are looking for a holiday which has as many dry days as possible, then this is certainly the resort which is going to suit you the best.

Guardalavaca Hotels for May

The Hotel Playa Pesquero offers the perfect mix for a stay in May: access to a beach, great nightlife and entertainment, and also plenty of activities going on during the day in case you are bored of sitting around on the bright white sands. That's if you can drag yourself away from the beautiful blue pool, which is surrounded by thatched shelters providing shade from the heat.

The Memories Holguin Beach Resort is another great option. Living greenery surrounds each of the pools at this hotel, and if you make your way between the leaves you will walk onto the Yuraguanal Beach. Vibrant colours are the mark of this hotel, with each room painted a different shade. Day and night both offer entertainment for all the family as well, making this the kind of hotel you never have to leave.

The Villa Islazul El Bosque is a more budget option, best for those who are staying a night or two before transferring elsewhere. The lobby bar offers a cool place to get out of the sun and enjoy a few drinks. The rooms are more basic, but with a low price, this may be acceptable to your tastes.

Guardalavaca Beaches in May

The average sea temperature at this time of year is 28°C, which means heading down to the beach is an idea you will certainly want to try. The Playa Covarrubias is a great option, close to the area of Las Tunas and a few great hotels. It is the longest beach in the Holguin region, with more than five kilometres of white sand available for you to walk along or settle down on.

Romantic walks hand-in-hand are definitely the best activity of choice here, but swimming and snorkelling are also very popular. Warning flags will let you know whether the water is safe to swim in or getting a little choppy, and there are options for water sports as well. It's a little further out than some of the other beaches, but the journey will be worth it.

Bars and Restaurants

For Cuban food of a traditional nature, Los Toneles is a great place to visit. This small restaurant is run by local personality Michael, who makes an excellent cocktail rumours are this place has the best mojitos in Cuba. It is based in the centre of Holguin and offers an excellent opportunity to dine while watching the daily business of the town.

For food prepared to a gourmet standard, try 1910 Restaurante & Bar. This too focuses on traditional Cuban fare, with plenty of options on the menu. The staff are trained to be attentive and to provide top levels of service. Mojitos and other cocktails are also available from the bar!

For great value, try La Torre. This restaurant and bar is open from 12pm to 12am every day, so it is also perfect for a late dinner after a day spent exploring. Sample menu items include grilled shrimp, smoked pork, and grilled fish fillets. This is one option that won't break the bank.

Things to do in Guardalavaca in May

Water sports are fun no matter what the time of year is, and with the sea temperature remaining warm in May, it can definitely be a great choice of activity. You can hire a jet ski, take a pedalo out on the sea, learn to surf or some other sporting skill, or just ride on a catamaran or speedboat. There are plenty of catamaran tours you can try for a great experience.

If a slower speed is more your thing, you can always just kick back and lay on the sun loungers either on the beach or by the pool. This is a great way to relax, work on your tan, and remind yourself of the fact that you really are on holiday. It doesn't have to be all go!