Luxury French Polynesia in May vacations

French Polynesia in May

French Polynesia Weather and Resorts in May

May sees the start of the sunny season in French Polynesia, making it the ideal time to visit if you love soaking up the sunshine. As it’s the very start of the season, it’s also a great time to go to avoid the large crowds that tend to gather later in the year.

Are there any events in French Polynesia in May?

The Matari’i Raro, also known as the Pleiades Festival, takes place in the Papenoo region of Tahiti in May. This cultural festival is a celebration of the end of the harvest period and the start of the austral winter and dry season.

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What’s the weather like in the French Polynesia in May?

Being during the short shoulder season, May can be a bit of a mixed bag in terms of weather. French Polynesia in April experiences warm temperatures with an average maximum daytime temperature of 25.5°C (77.9°F) and a minimum temperature of around 19.7°C (67.46°F) in the evenings.

Taking place at the very beginning of the sunny season means there is still an average precipitation of 88mm (3.5 inches) and around 10 rainy days. Despite the scattered rainfall, there are still plenty of sunny days, with 229 hours of sun throughout the month.

Humidity is quite high during May, with an average humidity level of 86.6%. It’s an excellent month for swimming as the sea temperatures are warm, at around 27.9°C on average.

What’s the best resort in French Polynesia in May?

If you’re planning a trip to French Polynesia in May, it’s a good idea to book a resort that offers easy access to the ocean so you can make the most of the sunshine between the occasional rain showers. May still offers plenty of sunny weather, so make your reservations now and start planning your relaxing getaway to French Polynesia.

You can enjoy living the luxe lifestyle at Le Bora Bora by Pearl Resorts. Located in the serene waters of Bora Bora in French Polynesia, this luxurious 5-star resort offers villas that showcase authentic Polynesian style and architecture. With a range of traditionally designed rooms and villas, guests can indulge in the ultimate Polynesian experience. The resort spa offers a variety of treatments, including vichy shower body scrubs, hot stone massages with fragrant ‘monoï’ oil, and the local ‘taurumi’ massage.

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