Salou Weather May Averages, Spain
What's the weather like in Salou in May
Salou in Spain has wonderfully pleasant weather during May. If you're looking for a place to enjoy the spring, Salou is a great choice. Daytime average temperatures reach a high of 22°C (72°F) and only fall to 14°C (57°F) at night with an average temperature of 18°C (64°F) making it a lovely time to visit.
The highest recorded temperature in May (2000) has been about 31°C (89°F), with the lowest recorded temperature (2012) at 6°C (44°F). The weather holds at about 20°C from the beginning of the month into the second week. The warm weather continues to increase into the month reaching 22°C by the third week and rising to around 24°C by the end of the month. The weather for May provides long stretches of sunny days; the first three weeks have barely a cloud in the sky. You will see rain come in by the end of the third week and on through the month.
Late spring can be a bit wet in Salou. You can expect an average of 11 rainy days for the month with the average monthly amount of precipitation around 42 mm. With 8 bright hours of sunshine a day, however, the weather in May can still be quite enjoyable.
The sea temperature warms up just a bit from the previous months to 17°C (63°F) which is certainly warm enough for the adventurers who want to enjoy surfing, snorkeling and jet skiing, as well as those who just want to feel the cool spray as they walk the beach. Pack your wetsuit and enjoy the waves.
Humidity stays between 30 and 70% for most of May but will see averages reach as low as 50% and as high as 80% about once a week. The daily average for May is around 64%, making it very comfortable.
The average daily wind speed in May has been around 12 km/h (that is equivalent to about 7 mph, or 6 knots). Wind speeds vary from 3-18 mph throughout the month and in recent years have sustained the maximum speed of 74 km/h, (that is equivalent of around 46 mph, or 40 knots).
Salou Hotels in May
H10 Salauris Palace
H10 Salauris Palace is located just 800 metres from PortAventura and is close to the beach and several golf courses, as well. Come stay at a modern hotel with all the services and facilities necessary for an unforgettable stay in Salou. For your enjoyment, there is a swimming pool with a waterfall and jacuzzi, a garden area and a solarium with views of the Costa Daurada and PortAventura. As for the restaurant, it features a wide range of cuisine. The Despacio Beauty Centre is a place you can relax and the hotel provides a wonderful entertainment programme that guarantees a great time for both children and adults. Enjoy show cooking and a children's buffet at Xaloc Restaurant or visit the La Choza Snack Bar located next to the swimming pool. Other features are the Salauris Bar with free Wi-Fi, the pool bar, and the new Chill-out Terrace.
Hotel Planas is located in the heart of Salou just a minute from the beach, next to Club Nautico, between Paseo Jaime I. Enjoy all the standards of a great hotel with taxi service, bright rooms, modern décor, and a terrace. The restaurant on site provides breakfast, lunch and dinner with table service as well as a snack bar and garden terrace. Enjoy the beauty of the newly renovated landscape zone and exterior swimming pool. With 7.5 miles of beaches and children's attractions and entertainment, child care and a big range of water sports, in addition to other entertainment, it's no wonder this hotel was recently awarded best for family stay.
Hit The Beach
Playa dels Capellans is another one of Salou's smaller beaches. This quaint beach still has a lot to offer with its beach bar, ice cream counter, public toilets, and relaxing environment. Kayaks and pedalos are available to hire from the beach kiosk, as well as paraols and sun loungers. Only a short walk from Salou's main beach Llevant, Capellans is a nice break from the crowds. Be sure to check out this gem of a cove on this lovely beach.
Restaurants and Bars
The Palm Tree
If you are looking to eat outdoors, head to The Palm Tree, Carrer de Valls. Enjoy Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner or late night dining. This restaurant has a Pub/Grill atmosphere and offers an international cuisine, including meats cooked on a BBQ, fresh fish, freshly made pizzas, pastas and popular sizzling plates. There are theme nights throughout the week, including their very popular curry nights and Sunday Roasts and their staff is as impressive as their food.
The New Little Hampton
The New Little Hampton, Av de Carles Buigas is a great restaurant for a variety of people; families with children, those looking for a romantic evening, those looking for entertainment on the bar scene, as well as those dining on a budget. American Roadhouse meets International restaurant at The New Little Hampton. Choose from American classics like pulled pork, bbq ribs, meatloaf, bbq chicken, pulled beef and philly cheese steak as well as pizza, pasta, fish, breakfast, snacks and much more. Staff is friendly and attentive but allows you your privacy, as well. Open 9am to 11.30pm.
Things to do in Salou in May
Adventure Tours Salou
For the adventurous type, Adventure Tours Salou is ideal. From kayaking to a tandem flight, canyoning to trekking waterfalls and white water rafting, there are so many options and all of which includes insurance in the price for peace of mind. Also, many of the excursions include a hotel pick up and return. The scenery of the canyoning expedition is outstanding, and the secret pools are a great way to cool off! This trek includes wetsuit hire and the knowledge of a qualified and specialised instructor.
Visitors to Salou rave about the time had with Downhill Bikes. It's a great day out led by a bike team who will instruct you safely on your adventure. A perfect family activity for children old enough to ride or for couples looking for a fun time.