Where’s hot in May and June? Cheap beach holidays from £144pp

MAY and June are the perfect time for an early summer vacation – you beat the peak season crowds and pay less for your trip.

We’ve found the best deals for the hottest destinations, including Turkey, Bulgaria, Greece and Spain.

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May and June are the perfect time for an early summer vacationCredit: Getty – Contributor

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The biggest bargain we’ve found is week-long stays in Costa Brava at Blue Sea Montevista Hawaii, departing May 15 from Manchester, from £144pp with On the Beach.

There are plenty of options when it comes to accommodation types, from self-catering to bed and breakfast and all-inclusive stays.

Here are the best deals we’ve found for the hottest locations:

Spain

Average temperature 25C

Where's hot in May and June? Cheap beach holidays from £144pp
Where's hot in May and June? Cheap beach holidays from £144pp

Mainland Spain tends to have a lower temperature of around 22C, while the Balearics and Canary Islands will have an average of 25C.

Tenerife, Gran Canaria and Costa del Sol are great options.

There are also fewer crowds up until June, so you won’t have to worry about long queues or busy beaches, while all of the shops, restaurants and attractions are open.

All-inclusive stays:

Self-catering and bed and breakfast:

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Bulgaria

Average temperature 24C

Bulgaria is a popular destination for Brits with cheap deals and hot weather, making it a bargain holiday.

Bulgaria is the “best value holiday location” in the current Holiday Costs Report, offering the lowest rates of the 46 places assessed by Post Office Travel Money.

  • 7 nights all-inclusive at TUI SUNEO Serenity Bay, Tsarveo, departing June 4 from Gatwick – from £391pp with TUI

Turkey

Average temperature 25C

With highs of 28, the average temperature in Turkey in May and June is around 25C.

The popular holiday destination is an excellent choice for families as it is home to Europe’s best water parks.

Beautiful beaches, shopping, food and attractions are also selling points for Turkey.

  • 7 nights all-inclusive at Blue Wave Suite Hotel, departing June 9 from Bristol – from £342pp with easyJet Holidays
  • 7 nights self-catering at Club Candan Marmaris, departing May 2 from Manchester – from £202pp with TUI
  • 7 nights self-catering at ‘Time to smile Mavi’, Gumbet, departing May 2 from Manchester – from £210pp with TUI
  • 7 nights b&b at Club Palm Garden Keskin, Marmaris, departing May 10 from Gatwick – from £195pp with easyJet Holidays
  • 7 nights b&b at Gazipas a Star Hotel, Marmaris, departing May 10 from Bristol – from £210pp with easyJet Holidays

Greece

Average temperature 24C

Crete and Zante are all great choices for an early summer holiday in Greece, with an average temperature of 24C.

The island of Crete is a popular vacation spot, with white sandy beaches and hotels or villas to stay in.

We have found cheap beach holidays in May during the half-term from £351pp.

We’ve also found deals on foreign holidays with 7-night stays under £100, including hotel and flights.

For an adult-only holiday, Jet2holidays has breaks from £232pp, in including Ibiza party hotspots and chilled Greece getaways

Where's hot in May and June? Cheap beach holidays from £144pp

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We’ve found the best deals for the hottest destinations, including Turkey, Bulgaria, Greece and Spain (pictured)Credit: Getty