What'sThe Weather Like in Ibiza in May?
The weather is warm and sunny in Ibiza, Spain in May, making it a fantastic time to visit. The average temperature starts off at around 16.5°C in the first few days of the month and steadily rises until it reaches 21.5°C toward the end of the month.
How Warm Is Ibiza In May?
The average temperature in May is18°C, which is made up of highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C.
Hottest and Coldest May Temperatures In Ibiza
In recent times, the highest temperature which has ever been recorded for Ibiza in May is 30°C, with the lowest temperature ever recorded for the island during this month being 8°C.
Does It Rain In Ibiza In May?
Ibiza receives an average of 28mm of rainfall spread across seven days in the month. That's 25% of days throughout the month when there's a good chance you'll experience some wet weather.
How Warm Is the Sea in In Ibiza In May?
At 18°C, the average sea temperature for Ibiza in May is much warmer than any of the previous months. This temperature is still considered to be quite cool, but most people will be able to enjoy a quick, refreshing dip without getting too cold.
May Sunshine Hours In Ibiza
Throughout May, Ibiza receives an average of 12 hours of sunshine each day that's two more hours each day than in April.
Ibiza Hotels in May
When it comes to comfortable, cheap and centrally-located accommodation in Ibiza, Orvay Apartments tick all the boxes. Located in San Antonio, these self-catering apartments are situated a short walk away from the beach and the resort centre where you'll find loads of cafes, shops, bars, restaurants and nightclubs. Guests can choose between studios, one-bedroom apartments and two-bedroom apartments, each of which features: balcony, full bathroom, kitchenette with oven, fridge, sink and microwave and air conditioning. There is a handful of services and facilities for guests to enjoy onsite, such as: swimming pool, café/restaurant, pool table, WiFi access, currency exchange, car rental, lift, excursion booking and safety deposit box.
Families and couples searching for a boutique hotel in Ibiza should check out Las Arenas. Only a stone's throw away from the beach, this hotel provides a handful of services and amenities for guests to enjoy, including: restaurant, coffee bar, terrace, bakery and free WiFi access. There are 20 different rooms to choose from, all of which have recently been renovated. Each room comes complete with: private bathroom with hairdryer, air conditioning, TV and safe.
Tropic Garden is a great choice when it comes to affordable luxury. This hotel is situated on the east coast of Ibiza in Santa Eulalia and provides guests with access to studios and one-bedroom apartments. Each room is spacious and comes well equipped with: air conditioning, telephone, flat screen TV, free WiFi access, balcony with outdoor furniture, safe, wake-up calls, sitting area with sofa bed, private bathroom, kitchen with fridge, microwave, hob, kettle and utensils and daily housekeeping. Many of the rooms also come with sea or pool views. There is a wealth of services and facilities available for guests to enjoy, including: outdoor swimming pools, indoor swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, fitness room, sports facilities, mini club, entertainment team and restaurant.
Families looking for a child-friendly hotel in Ibiza should check out Hotel Anfora. Set in the tourist resort of Es Cana, this hotel is only a short walk away from the beach, shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and nightclubs, making it a top pick for anyone who wants to be in the centre of it all. Here you'll find plenty of services and facilities to take advantage of, such as: buffet restaurant, swimming pools, solarium, Sky TV, lounge, free parking, internet access, pool tables, table tennis, facilities for disabled guests, playground, kids' club and water sport booking. Guests can choose between 108 single and double fully-refurbished rooms, each of which comes complete with: terrace or balcony, telephone, safety deposit box, fan, fridge, hairdryer, iron, toaster, kettle and radio.
Hotel/Apartment Ses Savines
Hotel/Apartment Ses Savines is ideal for holidaymakers who want to be close to the beach during their holiday in Ibiza. Located only a stone's throw away from the San Antonio bay, this complex provides guests with access to single, double and twin rooms, many of which come with sea views. Each of the apartments feature: complete bathroom, telephone, satellite TV, air conditioning, kitchenette (studios only), balcony or terrace (some rooms only). There are loads of services and facilities for guests to enjoy onsite, such as: outdoor swimming pool, indoor heated pool, kids' pool, diving school, mini golf course, tennis courts, squash court, gym, sauna, rifle shooting, pool tables, table tennis, games room, TV lounge, buffet restaurant, café, lounge bars, evening entertainment, children's entertainment, car park, internet corner, 24-hour reception and currency exchange.
Ibiza Beach for May
The warm weather Ibiza enjoys in May makes it a great month to hit the beach. S'Arenal Gran is one of the most popular on the island and is located close to Portinatx. One of the largest bays in the area, this beach is surrounded by hotels, cafes, shops and restaurants, providing plenty of choice when it comes to lunch. Here you'll find fine white sand peppered with pine trees which gently slopes down into the sea that is almost completely rock-free making it perfect for swimming. The facilities onsite include: car park, sun loungers, parasols, disabled access, pedalo rental, motorboat rental, water skiing, mini water park, showers and lifeguards between June and September
S'Arenal de San Antonio
Further on from S'Arenal Gran you'll find S'Arenal de San Antonio. Found in the centre of the resort, this beach is more than 500 metres long and 50 metres wide, making it perfect for families and couples who want a lot of room to spread out. Backed by hotels and apartment complexes, this bay features soft white sands which gradually slope down into clean and clear waters that are ideal for bathing. The onsite amenities and services include: sun beds, parasols, showers, lifeguards, disabled access, restaurants, bars, shops, pedalo hire, sailing boats, windsurfing, water, skiing, diving and boat trips.
Bars and Restaurants
Bambuddha Grove has a great selection of Thai food on offer but the setting of this restaurant is what keeps you coming back. The tropical canopy of bamboo, tables lit with tiny lights, statues and a south-east Asian fountion make this place a restaurant Temple. For something a little different go for the Indonesian Laksa curry that comes with mushrooms, noodles, tofu, pumpkin, curry sauce and coriander.
Try some local Ibizan food at Es Torrent restaurant near Sant Antoni on the Platja Port d'es Torrent. The authentic fresh seafood is served at the restaurant overlooking the beach. Eat in a relaxed, comfortable, accomodating atmosphere with memorable ocean views. Customers favourites are seabass in salted crust, salads and homemade desserts.
If you're looking for Italian food, Cicale have high quality, healthy Italian cuisine with a modern Mediterranean twist. There is a lovely seating area in the garden with wooden furniture and the service here is fast and efficient, you won't be waiting long for your meal. It's a fabulous place to take kids as there is a playground in the garden area. Freshly caught fish, aubergine parmigiana and homemade ravioli with ricotta and artichoke are mouthwateringly good options.
Things to do in Ibiza in May
IBIZA Beach Rugby Festival
On the first weekend in May the Beach Rugby Festival takes place in San Antonio . This festival has been taking place for 10 years now and attracts teasm from all over Europe .
See Ibiza Sports Tours Website for more details
If you want to get out and about for a bit of exploring, head into Dalt Vila. Situated in Old Town Ibiza, this historic site is packed full of traditional buildings, winding paths, local restaurants and shops just waiting to be explored. Despite its small size, you can easily spend hours here just walking around and soaking up the atmosphere. The buildings and views are truly beautiful so make sure you remember to take your camera with you.
Santa Gertrudis is another top place to visit if you want to see the sights. Set in the middle of the island, this small village is made up of a main square surrounded by bars, cafes and restaurants where you can relax and watch the world go by. Many artists, musicians and sculptors are regulars to the area which gives it a bohemian atmosphere. If you're looking for gifts to take home for friends and family, you'll be spoilt for choice here, with a huge number of craft, clothing, accessory and art shops scattered throughout.
Ibiza Sea Party
If you're in the mood to party, sign up for an Ibiza Sea Party. One of the biggest and most popular excursions on the island, this trip takes place on a giant catamaran which can cater for more than 150 people and boasts the best facilities and services available. The price of your ticket includes: unlimited alcoholic and soft drinks, lunch, dinner, jet skiing, snorkelling, DJs, live music, photos, video recordings, music, gifts and passes into a number of top night clubs. The Ibiza Sea Party sails once every day between May 3rd and October 9th 2014 from 4pm until 10pm and the itinerary covers ground between Ibiza and the island of Formentera.