May is the perfect time to visit almost all of Southern Africa. With its milder temperatures, minimal humidity and low rainfall there are plenty of destinations ideal for that all important family holiday.
May brings with it the start of the best weather in Mauritius, with its warm temperatures making it the ideal beach destination. You can enjoy all the island's best activities in glorious sunshine without having to retreat to the shade to cool down!
The majority of the Indian Ocean has cooler temperatures and rainfall; however look no further than Southern Mozambique! It has the best weather in the region, so relax and enjoy one of the 5 sun soaked islands in the Bazaruto archipelago.
Malawi, Namibia and Botswana’s Kalahari Desert are all great destinations at this time of year, as the days are generally warm and dry which make the perfect family safari trip. Namibia’s dramatic landscapes and unique safari experiences are well worth a visit in May - especially as its prices remain off peak!
Madagascar remains one of the best locations for animal activity at this time of year.
Zimbabwe and Zambia are home to Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. After rainy season is a great time to see these thunderous falls in all their glory; it will be an awe inspiring visit that will not be forgotten.