Magaluf Weather May Averages, Spain
- Temperature 18°C 64°F
- High Temperature 23°C 73°F
- Low Temperature 12°C 54°F
- Day Temperature 19.3°C 67°F
- Night Temperature 16.7°C 62°F
- Sunshine Hours 9 hours
- Rainfall 30 mm
- Rainfall Days 9 days
- Sea Temperature 18°C 64°F
Located on the south west coast of Majorca, Magaluf is one of Spain's most popular party resorts along with Ibiza. The area caters towards younger travellers thanks to its combination of lively nightlife, beautiful beaches and lovely Mediterranean weather.
As May arrives in Magaluf, it marks the end of spring and the summertime weather starts to show itself. Visitors can expect many days per month that are as equal to any summer days they could ask for, however, some May days will be unpredictable, reminding them that spring is not long passed. Overall, May is an excellent time to visit the area because temperatures are pleasant, precipitation is low and the resort is less crowded than in the peak summer months.
The average temperature this month rises to 18°C while the high temperature reaches into the twenties for the first time of the year at a blissfully warm 23°C. Night time temperatures are also heating up considerably in May, with a low temperature than rarely falls below 12°C.
The average sea temperature at this time of year is 18°C and swimming is now generally accepted as a common activity. Although the water is still just a bit chilly, the warm, sunny air temperatures make it more comfortable.
Along with warmer temperatures, an abundance of sunshine makes May an ideal time to hit the resort's beach. There's an average of 11 gloriously sunny hours a day and a 55% chance of a sunny day, so holiday makers can relax on the sand and work on their tan (just remember to wear sunscreen).
Rainfall is relatively low this month, though May sees more than double the precipitation of June and July, so if you want to avoid the chance of a light shower or drizzle, it might be best to wait a month or two. The average rainfall is 30mm which falls over 7 wet days and there's a 21% chance of rain.
Those looking for a luxurious stay on their May holiday will find it at the highly rated Bahia Principe Coral Playa Hotel. This four-star establishment is located in an ideal spot by the beach and caters to everyone including couples and families. Guests can enjoy an all-inclusive package which includes all meals and unlimited drinks.
At the Lively Magaluf Hotel, the name should say it all. As with many hotels in this area, it is very close to the strip and to several beaches, so it makes a perfect base for the 18-30 crowd who want to relax by day and party by night. One of the main attractions of the hotel is the pool which features comfy 4-poster beds situated around it in and a pool bar nearby a perfect chill out area.
Families and holiday makes travelling with children may want to book accommodation in nearby Palma Nova, which is within easy reach of Magaluf but has a more peaceful ambience. The Sol Lunamar Apartments are set in peaceful grounds but are just a 10 minute walk from Magaluf's attractions. Apartments here are bright and modern and are fully equipped with kitchen facilities which is convenient for those on a budget.
Come May, the weather is just warm and sunny enough to spend the day on the beach and the average sea temperature is just warm enough to swim at 18°C. The main beach in the area is Magaluf Beach, which is easily accessible from most of the resort's hotels. The beach is 900m long and covered in fine, golden sand with clear blue water that's shallow and ideal for swimming in.
A stylish promenade stretches the length of the beach where holiday makers will find a wide choice of bars, restaurants, cafés and shops and there's also many water sport facilities nearby. In peak summer, the beach does get very crowded with sunbathers, but May should be a little quieter, so there shouldn't be any problems finding a good spot.
Magaluf is well known for its nightlife and has many bars and clubs that cater to young travellers and those looking for a good time. For a fun night out, look to Lineker's Bar. There are always live sporting events being shown here. In addition, it suits the needs of all guests, from those who want to enjoy a quiet moment and a gorgeous afternoon with a drink in hand to those who want to party until the sun comes up.
Another popular bar in the area is called Revolution. Located right in the heart of the strip, this establishment is somewhat new but is making a name for itself by hosting great dance music played by awesome DJs. It's also a great place to hang out and relax with a cold refreshing drink during the day, as it's just a stone's throw from the beach.
Finally, if you're looking for a delicious evening meal on your holiday to Magaluf, Port O'Call in nearby Palma Nova is one of the best rated eating establishments in the area. The contemporary restaurant serves a menu of authentic Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine including a great range of fresh seafood, pasta dishes and succulent grilled steaks.
May is when Magaluf starts to come to life for the summer season, so holiday makers will find plenty of fun things to do at this time of year. One of the most popular attractions in the area is the well-known Western Water Park which is accessible from many of Magaluf's hotels by just walking. The park features a range of pools and play areas but the slides are by far the most exciting attraction. The Boomerang is only for the adrenaline junkies and has been known to terrify even adults!
If you plan on spending most of your vacation on the beach, Magaluf offers a range of water sports to take part in which make a great break from sunbathing. Perhaps the most fun is the banana boat a fast and thrilling ride across the waves. Travellers will find these kinds of activities on most of the beaches in the area.
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