An American Adventure
A great choice all year round, California is one of our favourite places to spend time, but the month of May sees the Golden State really shine. The warm, comfortable climate at this time of year is ideal for exploring California’s endless array of outdoor activities, including iconic beaches, national parks and famous vineyards. Equally, the neighbouring states of Arizona and Nevada are home to some of the planet’s most incredible landscapes and exciting activities. Whether you want to enjoy breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon, marvel at the Golden Gate Bridge or indulge in the easy life with a glass of Napa Valley wine; spending May across the Atlantic promises to be as rewarding as it is rejuvenating.
For an alternative stateside stay, why not say Aloha to Hawaii? Our newest featured destination is home to some of our most exclusive hotels and Hawaii’s natural ambience as a joyful, naturally abundant destination is the ideal setting for a May getaway. Spend your time enjoying picturesque Pacific Ocean sunsets, mai tai in hand, or learn to surf on some of the world’s best waves.
Finally, travel insiders know that May is a perfect time to visit Peru. The driest time of year, May is ideal for exploring Lima’s alluring Latino lifestyle, or seeking out some ancient culture at Cuzco; a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A former Incan civilisation before being invaded by Spanish conquerors, this stunning and one-of-a-kind setting is a true travel gem.
Blissful Beach Life in Bermuda
Despite the nights getting lighter, Britain is a few months away from seeing sunbathing weather. Fortunately for our discerning clients, summer starts early in one of our favourite former colonies; Bermuda. May marks the beginning of Bermuda’s warmest weather and is typically the time of year when island natives take their first dip in those crystalline Caribbean waters. Popular with honeymooners and couples seeking quality time, with a backdrop of pure white sand and awe-inspiring sunsets, Bermuda is a brilliant destination to escape the day to day demands. Meanwhile, Bermuda’s fascinating array of marine life in its warm waters, including vibrant coral and Bottlenose dolphins, is ideal for families seeking an unforgettable luxury beach holiday.
Do It All In Dubai
Another ideal destination for families in search of a mesmerising May holiday is Dubai. Famed for its eclectic array of varied attractions, Dubai is one of the few places on Earth where families can ski on snow, snorkel and surf sand dunes all in the same week! Whatever the age range of your family, everyone from toddlers to teens is sure to find an activity to entertain, whilst the adults can enjoy some stunning architecture and Middle Eastern opulence that really adds the finishing touch to a luxury family holiday. There’s really no end to the excitement in this Middle Eastern kingdom and your family are sure to feel like royalty as they enjoy some of the world’s best facilities in one of the most captivating cities.
Create Your Dream Holiday in Crete
If home life is a hub of school runs and after school activities, why not enjoy a more relaxed pace of life in the privacy of a luxury home away from home? A luxury villa with private pool is an ideal way to enjoy quality family time whilst ensuring everyone has the space and privacy they need for a truly enjoyable stay. Elounda Gulf Villas in Crete is a family owned villa resort and proud member of the ‘Small Luxury Hotels of the World’ group. Located near a beautiful beach with breathtaking views across the Gulf of Mirabello, spa and fitness facilities are on site, so there are plenty of ways to relax and indulge throughout your stay. With temperatures averaging 24 degrees, May is the ideal time to enjoy the famous Mediterranean lifestyle.
Be Captivated By Cyprus
For last-minute luxury and idyllic island life you don’t need to travel to too far. Cyprus is a genuine jewel in the Mediterranean; home to some of the world’s most superior spas, beautiful beaches and energising activities. Explore ancient ruins and renowned rock formations, including the legendary birthplace of Aphrodite, or divide your time between some of the incredible man-made activities this impeccable island has to offer. Our featured luxury family hotels in Cyprus boast a wealth of fantastic facilities for younger guests whilst the island’s many waterparks, castles and outdoor attractions might tempt them away from the pool for a day or two.
Enjoy Illustrious Italian Lakes
Few places on Earth are as charming and visually charismatic as the Italian Lake District. Combining the legendary allure of fabulous Italian food, an amiable Mediterranean climate and spectacular scenery; even for Italy the Lakes are particularly divine. May is perhaps the best time to visit this resplendent region, as it is a month before peak-season, when tourists and Italian nationals flock to this enchanting epicentre to indulge in some refined Italian relaxation. It is no secret that Lake Garda, Lake Como and Lake Maggiore attract an elite celebrity crowd, and were the favoured holiday spots of high ranking Roman nobles during the time of the empire, however the lesser known Lake Lugano and Lake Iseo offer a more relaxed way of life. Each lake has its own individual identity and you’ll be hard pushed to pick a favourite, but we definitely recommend you try.
The Ever Attractive Algarve
Synonymous with sunsoaked coastlines and world-class golf courses, the Algarve is a fantastic destination at any time of year. In May, the climate is warm, steady and dry making for sunny afternoons and perfect beach days. The vast amount of activities available in the Algarve makes it an ideal destination for families during May half term, whilst the fabulous food, international wines and wealth of sporting facilities is sure to attract any adults seeking a luxury beach holiday just a short-haul flight away. Whether you choose to spend time in one of our stunning luxury villas with a group of friends, or opt for the all-inclusive luxury of a fabulous resort, you’re sure to enjoy all that the Algarve has to offer.
To book your luxury May getaway, or for further information about any of our fabulous hotels located in the best destinations for May, please call one of our expert Travel Consultants on 01244 897 505.