North Island, Seychelles

Seychelles in May

17th May 2017

If you want to go on honeymoon, on family vacation or simply make a solo escape, the best place to go in May is definitely the Seychelles. The temperature averages 28 degrees and the chances of having a sunny day is higher during this time of the year.

The Seychelles is the perfect destination if you are looking for quiet relaxation, white sandy beaches, colorful marine life and pristine lagoons. The best airline to visit the Seychelles is Air Seychelles which offers quality and comfortable flights to the Seychelles. So, book your flight to the Seychelles today to discover this tropical paradise.

The weather in May

Seychelles is blessed with a warm tropical climate all year round due to the archipelago’s close proximity to the equator. Seychelles is ideal for a trip year-round. Nonetheless, May marks the beginning of the dry season in the Seychelles contrary to other tropical islands such as the Maldives in which May represents the beginning of the monsoon and the wet season. If you are visiting the Seychelles in May, chances are that you will experience very few rainfall.


Activities in May

The weather being dry and hot, you will experience calm seas and pristine water. You will definitely enjoy the weather during this time of the year. A perfect time for sea activities such as diving and snorkeling due to the high underwater visibility.  Anse Severe on La Digue, Anse Lazio, Petite Anse Kerlan on Praslin are a few names to keep in mind.

Wind Surfing

One of the activities to enjoy in May in Seychelles is Wind Surfing. In fact, May also marks the beginning of the wind surfing season in the Seychelles which ends in September.


A sunny weather is the ideal time to get out for a walk. The amazingly well preserved nature of the Seychelles is the perfect place to do so. There are many natural reserves and botanical garden where you can enjoy a nature escape in the Seychelles archipelago. The best one is without contest May Valley with its panoply of endemic fauna and flora.

Marine Life

This time of the year also marks the migration of certain species such as whale sharks and Mata Rays which can be admired at certain spots around the archipelago. The marine life is blooming during May in the Seychelles. There are many marine parks in the Seychelles. The Sainte-Anne marine Park is without contest a must-visit if you are visiting the Seychelles.


Enjoy your trip to the Seychelles in May by booking your flight to the Seychelles without any delay!