Lloret de Mar Weather May Averages, Spain
What's the Weather like in Lloret De Mar in May
Lloret de Mar really begins to heat up in May. You can expect to enjoy warm temperatures of around 23°C with plenty of sunshine. The evenings are also a lot milder in May, with an average temperature of around 11°C after sunset. Those high and low temperatures are four degrees higher than in April and that rising trend is continued in the course of the month. The average daily high temperature, for example, rises from 20°C on May 1st to 24°C on May 31st. A similar rise is observed in the daily low temperatures. They rise from 8°C to 13°C in the course of May. The overall daily temperature averages 17°C. All these temperatures are comparable to those in October. The Mediterranean Sea also begins to warm up in May and now reaches an average temperature of 18°C, three degrees more than April. It will rise another three degrees in June.
Rainfall also increases greatly in May it is the wettest month of the year. May receives 87mm of precipitation in total and has 11 days of rainfall; both numbers are the highest of the year. The second-wettest month in terms of total rainfall is November with 82mm. There is, however, a slight decrease in the chance of rainfall in the course of the month. The first days of May are among the wettest of the month, and of the entire year for that matter, with a 41% chance that it will rain. By the end of the month there is a daily chance of 38% of precipitation. May experiences four main types of rainfall. Thunderstorms are the most common and happen on 31% of all days with precipitation. Moderate rain is the second-most common, occurring on 30% of the rainy days. Drizzle and light rain are third and fourth, occurring respectively on 19% and 14% of all days with precipitation.
The first days of the month are also characterised by some of the highest percentages of cloud cover in the year. Cloud cover ranges around 45% then, which is the annual maximum. A slight decrease is observed in the course of the month though. By May 31st cloud cover is at 42%.
In the course of the month, the length of the days is gradually increasing. May 1st is the shortest day of the month with 14.02 hours of daylight; May 31st is the longest day with a full 15 hours of daylight. This means that each day in May is 1.8 minutes longer than the previous one.
The lengthening of the days and the slight decrease in cloud cover add up to one hour of sunshine more than in April. May sees 11 glorious hours of sunshine, and it's not even summer yet!
Lloret De Mar Hotels in May
Gran Hotel Flamingo is located in the heart of the resort, just 150 metres from the beach. This four-star hotel has lots of rooms with stylish, modern decors, parquet floors and a balcony. Other room amenities are Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, a bathroom with a tub, and a fridge. The range of additional amenities and facilities is extremely impressive and includes a buffet restaurant, a taco bar, an outdoor swimming pool, a lobby bar, game area, car rental service, daytime and evening entertainment, outdoor terrace, meeting rooms, a market and services to help you book anything you could possibly want to book.
Also located about 150 metres from the beachfront is the Helios Hotel. Located in the city centre, this four-star accommodation lies close to many shops, restaurants, nightclubs and transportation hubs. It consists of 228 comfortable rooms with private bathrooms, air-conditioning, satellite TV and terraces. There is a beautifully decorated bar with an outside seating area where you can enjoy hot and cold beverages, beers, spirits and cocktails. In the evening there is entertainment such as live music. The hotel's restaurant serves international cuisine in buffet style; other amenities are an outdoor pool with solarium, games room, car rental service and a reading area.
Lloret De Mar Beach for May
Located between two hills, Santa Cristina Beach is a calm beach sheltered from the wind and waves. The sea is always calm, making it an ideal place to visit with small children. The beach lies near the Santa Cristina chapel and can be reached along a sandy and tree-lined path. There are showers, beach lockers, an ice cream and drinks kiosk, and an umbrella rental store.
Bars and Restaurants
In addition to amusement and games, Magic Park is also home to a nightclub, Privé Disco. It has three separated dance floors, offering a variety of atmospheres in the same disco. There's also a VIP lounge area, a wine club and a cocktail bar. Privé Disco organises theme nights several times a week.
For great food, you could go to Can Bolet, located on a small street near the resort's beachfront. The restaurant offers friendly service and has extensive menus featuring a wide range of dishes. You'll find plenty of choices on the restaurant's daily menu, nighttime menu, meat menu, fish and seafood menu, and Sunday menu.
Things to do in Lloret De Mar in May
A strongly recommended thing to do, especially in May when the temperatures aren't too high, is going on a coastal walk. The walk between Lloret and Fenals Beach is regarded as one of the most beautiful on the entire Costa Brava. This pleasant 40-minute walk starts at the end of the maritime promenade in the resort at the Museum del Mar and ends at Fenals Beach. On the way you will pass rocky coves, reefs, pine groves and attractions such as Sant Joan's Castle, the statue of Fisherman's Wife and the Canaletes Fountain.
For indoor fun you should definitely head to Magic Park, the largest indoor amusement park in the region. It's located right in the centre of the resort and consists of three fun-filled levels. The first level contains simulators, more than a hundred video games and a mini-casino. The second level offers pool tables, bowling alleys, basketball machines, tabletop football and remote controlled trucks. This modern amusement park also has a unique indoor track of bumper cars.