May’s a great time for a holiday. It’s not quite summer in the UK so a bit of sunshine escape is always welcome. Post Easter, prices tend to be a little more reasonable too. And if you’re thinking of taking a holiday to Mexico in May 2017, you might want to know what to expect weather wise and what might be on for you to see and do.
Weather in Mexico in May
The weather in Mexico in May is, on the whole, still nice and hot. However, as we enter what is a rainier period on the Caribbean coast, you can expect more rain in places like Cancun.
You’re still likely to have plenty of beach days in May though, regardless of whereabouts in Mexico you go for your holiday.
What’s on in Mexico in May 2017?
If you like to try and couple your holidays with a big event or something special to do, then you might want to know what’s on in Mexico in May 2017. Here are a few things you might want to try and catch:
- The Cancun Jazz Festival takes place in May each year. Whether you’re a lover of jazz or you just appreciate a good festival, this is one well worth making time for if you are holidaying on the Caribbean coast of Mexico in May.
- The 1st May is Labor day in Mexico. There are workers’ parades across the country and you’ll find many shops, restaurants etc close
- May marks the country’s Cinco de Mayo celebrations, which mark the defeat of the French army during the Battle of Puebla. It’s mostly observed in the state of Puebla and is often marked with celebrations.
- Electric Zoo in Mexico City. If you’re a dance music fan this festival, held each May in Mexico City, will be right up your street. If you’re on holiday close to Mexico City in May, it’s worth going along.
Mexico Holiday Deals May 2017
You can get some cracking deals on Mexico holidays in May through On the Beach. May 2016 breaks are available flying out to Mexico from a number of UK airports.