My partner and I are looking to book a Honeymoon to Khao Lak, going on 18th May.
Has anyone been here in May? What was the wheather like. I have concerns about the rainfall!!
May is the beginning of the Wet Season, so you will get rain - but you do in the Dry Season just not as much or as frequent. We extended our stay into May a couple of years ago and, apart from the sea roughing up and making ocean bathing hazardous at times, the mornings and early afternoon were still beautiful and sunny and very hot, then it clouded over and we had a thunderstorm late afternoon sometimes early evening. It lasted an hour or so then quickly dried up. Typically tropical! This weather pattern was the same in February this year so you can never tell.
May is still a great month though because you will get sun. More cloud too but take care and use plenty sunscreen as you will get tanned but you don't want to get burned.
Accommodation prices fall to half or less than in the preceding months so great value, especially for a honeymoon. There will be less visitors about but in May most restaurants, bars and shops will be open, although some beach restaurants close at the beginning of May because of their exposed locations. It depends where you are planning to stay.
I'm sure you will enjoy honeymooning in KL.
Thankyou very much. That helps me a lot. Thinking of booking it today!
Good luck. Let us know where you pick in due course.
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