Mauritius in May

Climate

May sees a big decrease in rainfall and humidity, and a slight drop in temperatures (although with an average minimum of 19C, it’s far from chilly).

Marine life is rich in Mauritius

Highlights of the month/disadvantage + advantages

May is an excellent month to visit Mauritius as it’s not busy, the temperatures are mild and there’s not much rain. It’s low season, which means that you may be able to get discounts at resorts and hotels.

May marks the start of the best period of the year for wind conditions for kite surfers and surfers.


Popular Mauritius Safaris

These popular itineraries can be customised to match your budget and travel dates

 | Magical Mauritius and South Africa Honeymoon Safari (11 days)

Magical Mauritius and South Africa Honeymoon Safari

Start your trip in South Africa and finish in Mauritius. Experience the stunning beaches and the Big Five in the Phinda Private Game Reserve. ...

 | Kruger, Cape Town and Mauritius Bush & Beach Safari (15 days)

Kruger, Cape Town and Mauritius Bush & Beach Safari (15 days)

Spend your days discovering the fine beaches of Cape Town, enjoying the remarkably untamed wilderness of the Kruger National Park and swimming the pristine beaches of Mauritius....

 | South Africa and Mauritius Island Holiday (12 days)

South Africa and Mauritius Island Holiday (12 days)

South Africa has so much to offer, from spotting the elusive leopard, to exploring Johannesburg's historical sites. Include the tropical island of Mauritius for an even more unforgettable vacation....

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