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Where to travel in May

With brighter days and rising temperatures, May sits neatly between the year’s start and the vastness of summer. And you won’t always have to travel far to find something rare and unknown.

We’ve hand-picked the ideas below to get your mind racing about where to travel in May. As ever, our luxury travel experts are hand to give you detailed guidance and expert suggestions in choosing your trip.

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Best places to visit in May

Morocco travel
Luxury Holiday to Greece with WSJ+ & Black Tomato
Luxury travel in Japan in the press
Lake District in England
Greece to anywhere new flights

Experiences & Hotels

Our hand-picked recommendations for where to stay and what to do

A Chic Portuguese Getaway

Here’s something special. The twin fantasy of Lisbon and Alentejo (and it’s ideal for a week-long getaway). Great for couples and families alike. The music of Fado, the baking of pasteis de nata, UNESCO-listed Sintra and the dark-sky reserve of Alentejo. Etc.

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The Brando, French Polynesia

The Brando, French Polynesia

If you’re looking for unadulterated desert island bliss, The Brando is the place for you. Sitting pretty on its own private isle in the heart of French Polynesia, expect crystal lagoon views and unforgettable sunsets.This is private island living as it should be.

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Vacation in May: Jordan

The Wonders of Oman & Jordan

Shrouded in mystery, the Middle East is a place ripe for discovery. On this trip through Jordan and Oman, we’ll take you crashing over the sand dunes of Wahiba Sands and wading into the Dead Sea to desposit you at an enchanting picnic overlooking the wonder of Petra.

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Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast

Rolling hills, crystal waters and food fit for the gods; Tuscany, Sorrento and Amalfi are a breathtaking trio. You’ll begin in the north of Italy, sampling the sun-fuelled foods and wines of Tuscany before heading south, fully rejuvenated for further pool-side relaxation and splendid vistas in this undeniably Italian escape.

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An action-packed beach break in Mexico

Equal parts exhilarating adventure and blissful beachside retreat, the Baja Peninsula has something to satisfy every type of traveler. Diverse landscapes give way to thick jungle and sun-soaked beach alike and this nine-day trip will take you through them all.

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Our notes from the field. Videos, guides, and stories to get your ideas flowing

Black Tomato Curated the Perfect Trip to Morocco!

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