Sun. Beaches. Warmth. That’s what we all need at the end of a long winter! So, where is hot in March? What’s the best holiday destination with guaranteed sunshine? We’ve got all the answers here at, along with great-value all inclusive holidays, late deals and low deposits, to make your March 2020 holiday dreams comes true.
March holidays to the Canary Islands
What’s not to love about the Canary Islands? With their stunning beaches, beautiful and varied landscapes, historic towns, and vibrant resorts, these gorgeous islands off the coast of Africa make a superb holiday destination. Average temperatures hover around 20°C during the day, and you can count on plenty of sunshine – an average of 8 hours a day. Top holiday choices include Tenerife, which combines its beautiful beaches with Mount Teide, a still-active volcano with a cable car to the summit. Fuerteventura has 150 kilometres of white sand beaches lapped by crystal clear waters – the whole island is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
March holidays to the Balearic Islands
The Balearic Islands are a wonderful destination in March, although you’ll find it a little cool for sunbathing or swimming. However, you can rely on lots of sunshine (about 8 hours a day) and temperatures averaging around 15–18°C. It’s warm enough to enjoy lazy lunches in the sunshine, and the mild temperatures are ideal for walking, sailing and exploring charming cities like Palma in Majorca or Ciutadella in Menorca.
March holidays to the Caribbean
The Caribbean is a dream destination, celebrated for its white sand beaches and translucent waters, fascinating local culture and exciting festivals. Barbados has more sunshine in March than any other month – more than 10 hours a day – and temperatures are a perfect 28°C. The lively resort of Varadero in Cuba is another top choice, with similar temperatures and plenty of sunshine. Jamaica also boasts 10 hours of sun a day, along with balmy temperatures of 27°C. Another fantastic option is Cancún on the Riviera Maya, which boasts white-sand beaches, plenty of nightlife and a host of magnificent Mayan ruins to explore. March temperatures in Cancún are about 25-30°C, so you’re sure to come back with a fantastic tan.
Long haul March holidays
Long-haul alternatives to the Caribbean that offer guaranteed sunshine in March include Dubai, famous for its skyscrapers, shopping malls, beaches and magnificent desert. March temperatures in Dubai average 28°C – the perfect temperature for swimming and sun-bathing. Phuket, the paradisiacal Thai island, may be known for its parties and nightlife, but it also has ancient temples, lively street markets and a stunning coastline. Temperatures are about 28°C and the summer humidity has yet to kick in – in other words, perfection! Other dream destinations in March include the Maldives and the Seychelles, breathtakingly lovely islands in the Indian Ocean: temperatures in the Seychelles average 28°C, while in the Maldives, they are around 29°C. If that’s too hot, how about Cape Verde? This entrancing island nation has fascinating culture and great opportunities for hiking to go with its beaches – and temperatures are a very pleasant 23–25°C in March.