From hitting the beach to skiing down a mountain, March is the perfect time for a memorable getaway. With mild temperatures and plenty of fun events around the world, you are sure to find exciting experiences wherever you go. Plus, with Spring Break coming up, many popular travel destinations are likely to be filled with people—so remember to keep that in mind when booking your trip. To help make things easier, here is a list of some of the best places to visit in March, whatever your interests may be.
For beach bums
If you're looking to soak up some rays in a tropical paradise, then you can't go wrong with a visit to the Caribbean. Head to the Dominican Republic for incredible beaches and vibrant culture. Jamaica is also great for watersports and nightlife. Alternatively, you can explore some of the Caribbean's hidden gems like Grenada or Barbados. The weather in the Caribbean is usually warm and sunny in March, making it ideal for relaxing at the beach.
If you are willing to fly all the way to Asia, consider exploring some of the best beaches in Thailand. The weather is pleasant and dry in March, making it perfect for visiting. With its dramatic limestone cliffs plunging right down to the sand, Railay Beach on the Andaman Sea coast will transport you to a scene straight out of a movie. For a scuba diving experience, head to Koh Tao in the Gulf of Thailand, a charming island teeming with colourful coral reefs and marine life.
For family fun
March is the perfect time to take a family trip. Head to Orlando, Florida, for some sunny weather and lots of attractions like Disney World and Universal Studios. Oahu in Hawaii is another great option, with warm weather and plenty of outdoor activities like snorkelling, surfing and whale watching.
In Europe, Tenerife in the Canary Islands is one of the best places to visit in March if you’re looking for some sun and sand for your family getaway. You can expect pleasant temperatures in March, just right for a lazy day at the beach. The best villages to stay in are Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Puerto de la Cruz, El Médano, Los Cristianos, Las Americas or Costa Adeje.
For ski junkies
If you can't wait to hit the slopes, head out to Park City, Utah or Whistler/Blackcomb in Canada for some fresh powder this March. Both destinations offer world-class skiing and snowboarding with plenty of après-ski activities for everyone in your group.
You can also opt for Colorado, where you'll find some of the best skiing in the US, such as in Vail, Breckenridge and Aspen. The weather in March is usually mild and sunny in the afternoon, making it perfect for hitting the slopes.
For urban explorers
If you're a bit more of a culture seeker, there are plenty of great destinations to explore in March. One option is Mexico City, where you can experience stunning architecture, delicious food, and fantastic street art.
You could also visit Paris, Tokyo (where the cherry blossoms will be in full bloom), Buenos Aires, Rome, or Barcelona.
For an off-the-beaten-path option, why not explore Havana in Cuba?
For nature lovers
If you love exploring the great outdoors in March, consider taking a trip to some of the most beautiful natural destinations in the world. Costa Rica is home to gorgeous rainforests and stunning beaches. The best places in Costa Rica for nature enthusiasts are Monteverde and Santa Elena Cloud Forest, Manuel Antonio National Park, Rincon de la Vieja National Park and Tortuguero National Park.
Patagonia and the Atacama Desert in Chile are also excellent destinations for hikers, with incredible trekking opportunities. Make sure to check out Torres del Paine, a magnificent national park with jaw-dropping scenery.
For adventure seekers
A trip to Alaska in March could be just the ticket if you're looking for some serious adrenaline rush. Here you can take part in glacier trekking, skiing, dog sledding, whale watching, and so much more!
Adventure lovers should also check out Queenstown in New Zealand, which offers a wide range of activities such as bungee jumping, caving, white-water rafting and hiking. The best day trip to go in March is Mt. Cook, where you can see the majestic peaks of the Southern Alps up close as you hike through this stunning landscape.
For those just starting out on their surfing journey, why not head over to Taghazout in Morocco — the "surfing mecca" of Africa? This destination offers a variety of waves for surfers of all levels! Check out Banana Beach for some soft right-wave curls around the point.
For intermediate surfers, you can go to Lisbon in Portugal and check out the beaches of Oeiras, Peniche, Guincho and Costa da Caparica.
For exotic experiences seekers
For those interested in learning about different cultures, Tunisia is the perfect place to visit. With mild temperatures and days graced by an average of around 20 degrees Celsius, you can't go wrong with a journey through the exotic Maghreb region. Explore the souks and markets, take a camel ride in the Sahara Desert, or relax on the stunning Mediterranean beaches.
Explore India in March to experience the vibrant colours and flavours of this ancient land. The best regions to visit in March in India are Rajasthan, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu.
Let's explore the world in March!
No matter where your travel plans take you in March, you're sure to have an unforgettable experience.
So don't wait another minute—start planning your next trip now, and be sure to contact a soNomad agent to discuss your travel insurance needs before you go!