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Best Places to Visit in May 

If you are looking for adventure and still haven’t decided which destination to visit this month. We offer you our best travel recommendations during the month of May with Economy.

You can take advantage of the ideal climate and temperature of the following destinations to discover those attractions that you have always wanted to visit.

Cancún-Quintana Roo

This season is quite sunny, excellent for days on the beach and outdoor walks. In Cancun you can enjoy:

  1. Beaches

It is one of its main attractions, these are some of the most famous:

Dolphin Beach

Snail Beaches

Turtle Beach

Beautiful beach

  1. Archaeological zones of Cancun

In Cancun there are three archaeological zones: San Miguelito, El Rey and the Temple of the Scorpion Yamil Lu’um.

In addition to other Mayan ruins such as Chichén Itzá or Cobá and Tulum.

  1. Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres is a neighboring island and it is a perfect activity to do while  in Cancun, it is just 8km long, this island is perfect for cycling and you can quickly get from one side to the other where you can enjoy its beaches with turquoise water and crystal clear sand.

To get there, you can take a tourist ferry, which leaves from the hotel area of Cancun.

  1. Cenotes Route

Among the most popular are the Boca del Puma, the so-called Lucero Verde, the Siete Bocas or the Mojarras.

In addition, you can do a zip line to see the cenotes from the air or even kayak in these impressive natural spaces.

Cyprus – Paphos

Paphos is known as the city of Aphrodite, since mythology places on its coast the place where the Greek goddess of love was born between the waves

The best time to visit Cyprus is from May to September where you make sure you have good weather and can visit the beach.

In addition to this you can visit these attractions

  1. Kato Paphos Archaeological Park

The ruins range from the Middle Ages to the Roman Empire and include the remains of sun-bleached buildings, still magnificent despite the passage of time, mosaics, murals and ancient statues.

To see the House of Aion or the Ancient Odeon here is to see the remnants of Cyprus’s noble past.

  1. Paphos castle

This is a key monument to its military past which was built as a Byzantine fort to protect the harbor and has had many uses throughout history such as a prison, a fortress and the castle even stored salt during the British occupation.

  1. Coral Bay

The popular tourist destination of Coral Bay is located north of the city of Paphos.

This clean and picturesque stretch of coastline became popular thanks to its white sand beaches, lapped by the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea.

The bay has sea caves, home to indigenous animals, flora and fauna.

You can seek adventure, relax in the sun, and explore the organic ecosystems of Cyprus, this is an essential stop.

Portugal – Lisbon

Lisbon, the capital of Portugal is one of those cities that simply captivates you.

Fall in love with its bohemian air, its tiled facades, its scenery and its people.

Also, May has the ideal weather to visit Lisbon’s beaches, due to its warm temperature.

Take the opportunity to discover these historical attractions

  1. Belem’s Tower

It is one of the most important symbols of Lisbon, this tower was built in the 16th century on a small island on one side of the Tagus to protect this area from possible attacks from the Ocean.

  1. Rua Augusta

Rua Augusta is one of the oldest pedestrian streets of the city.

Where you will have to cross the Arc de Triomphe, an imposing arch decorated with several statues, which can also be visited inside.

Inside there is an exhibition on the history of the arch, and you can climb to the top to have beautiful views.

  1. Saint George Castle

Saint George Castle is one of the most memorable monuments in Lisbon.

Located on the hill of San Jorge, it was built in the 5th century and later reformed by the Arabs in the 9th century.

Hawaii – Honolulu

Honolulu, apart from being the capital of Hawaii, is also the largest town on the islands.

During this time of the year is when summer begins in the archipelago, so you can travel with calm, tranquility and privacy.

In Honolulu there are endless activities that you can do, among them are:

  1. Snorkel and sighting of marine fauna

If you want to enjoy the marine fauna of Hawaii, you should know that the island is full of interesting places to practice this exciting sport.

  1. Experience Hawaii from the air

At the Hilo airport you can find the only company that offers this type of helicopter excursions where you can enjoy aerial views of the islands and enjoy the most of the still active Hawaiian volcanoes

  1. Iolani Palace

 Iolani Palace was the last palace where the last two monarchs of Hawaii lived (King Kalakaua and Queen Liliuokalani) and is usually one of the most visited places by tourists

  1. Aloha Tower

To the west of Honolulu you will find the port where the Aloha Tower is located, which is an emblematic building built in 1926 that for many years was the tallest building in the city with the largest clock in the USA.

Orlando, Florida

The climate in Orlando in the month of May is very mild and balanced, the weather is relatively warm most of the day.

So don’t forget to bring sun protection, a cap or hat, light clothing and comfortable shoes.

  1. Orlando Water Parks in May

Due to the warm weather, the month of May is one of the best months to enjoy the water parks in Orlando.

You can visit Discovery Cove, Typhoon Lagoon and Aquatica.

Remember to arrive early, since many people choose to do this type of tour during the month of May.

  1. Go shopping in Orlando

The month of May is good for shopping, especially on Memorial Day weekend, where the biggest sales of the entire month take place.

The second Sunday in May is Mother’s Day, which also attracts some bargains for consumers.

  1. Disney’s Flower and Garden Festival

This festival takes place at Epcot in Orlando and usually lasts from the beginning of March to the first half of May.

During this period, several gardens are installed in the park. Famous florists make arrangements and there are even themed gardens shaped like Disney characters or other objects.

So you no longer have an excuse not to travel this month, choose your favorite destination and explore it with Economy Rent a Car.

Tell us in the comments what your next adventure will be!



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