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Where Is Hot in March?


Whether you’re looking to head somewhere warm for the last weeks of winter or welcome the beginning of spring in a hot and sunny destination, March is a fantastic time to travel. To help you figure out where to go, we’ve put together a list of our favourite 10 hot holiday destinations for March holidays.

Of course, there’s a whole world out there to explore, so for the best hot destinations in March for you, be sure to use our destination finder at the top of this page to discover the best places to visit this March.

Where’s hot in March


Av. High Temp


Cape Verde 25º 8 hours
Abu Dhabi 29º 11 hours
St Lucia 30º 10 hours
Tanzania & Zanzibar 32º 9 hours
Vietnam 28º 6 hours
Florida Keys 26º 9 hours
Bahamas 26º 9 hours
Koh Samui 29º 8 hours
French Polynesia 31º 12 hours
Tobago 28º 8 hours

Cape Verde

  • Temperature: 25º
  • Sunshine: 8 hours
  • Rainy days: 4
  • Flight Time: 5 hours 30 mins

Looking closer to home, Cape Verde is made up of 10 volcanic islands just off the Western coast of Africa and is less than 1,000 miles south of the Canary Islands. Whilst there’s plenty of choices for accommodation, there’s also lots to see and do outside of the hotels and resorts.

For example, you could visit Poco Do Fogo an active stratovolcano that and the country’s highest peak or relax at any of the gorgeous beaches that are dotted around the destination. You might even fancy trying a glass of grogue, Cape Verde’s national drink, a special kind of rum that’s distilled from sugarcane.

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Santiago Island, Cape Verde

Abu Dhabi

  • Temperature: 29º
  • Sunshine: 11 hours
  • Rainy days: 6
  • Flight Time: 7 hours

Whilst it may not be quite as well known as Dubai, as the capital city and the largest emirate of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Abu Dhabi has a lot going for it. Whether you want to chill in the sun from the comfort of a luxury resort or explore its sprawling modern metropolis and immerse yourself in its culture.

You may even want to visit Ferrari World on Yas Island, where you can ride the world’s fastest rollercoaster, which goes from 0 to 240 km/h in 4.9 seconds!

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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

St. Lucia

  • Temperature: 30º
  • Sunshine: 10 hours
  • Rainy days: 16
  • Flight Time: 9 hours

Nestled in the heart of the Caribbean, St. Lucia is a tropical paradise boasting golden-sandy beaches, pristine waters and the famous twin peaks of the Pitons, all of which make up the beautiful yet dramatic landscape of this volcanic island.

As tempting as it may be to relax on the beach with a cocktail in one hand and a book in the other, there’s plenty to do in St. Lucia so it’s definitely worth getting out of your hotel if you can bring yourself to leave your sunbed. Whether you want to ride a quad bike through the rainforest or take a boat tour around the island, there’s a lot to see.

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Glorious view of the Pitons from Jade Mountain, St Lucia

Tanzania & Zanzibar

  • Temperature: 32º
  • Sunshine: 9 hours
  • Rainy days: 15
  • Flight Time: 12 hours

Home to the continent’s tallest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania should be high on the list for anyone who is yet to experience the African wilderness. Here you can explore the Serengeti, home to some of the most majestic animals on the planet, including elephants, lions, leopards and rhinoceros.

Then just 30 miles off the coast you’ll find the Zanzibar, made up of two main islands and a handful of smaller ones, which are also home to an array of rare species. What’s more is that Zanzibar has more than its fair share of natural beauty, with plenty of stunning beaches to unwind on.

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Aerial view of a boat by the beach on Pamunda Island, Zanzibar


  • Temperature: 28º
  • Sunshine: 6 hours
  • Rainy days: 2
  • Flight Time: 12 hours

Known for its idyllic beaches and tragic modern history, Vietnam is as beautiful a country as it is fascinating. Once known as Saigon, the city of Ho Chi Minh is one of the country’s cultural hotspots and boasts a vibrant nightlife. Meanwhile, in the north, the capital city of Hanoi is known for its centuries-old architecture and its unique culture which has been significantly influenced by its historical ties with France and China.

On the other hand, Vietnam’s coastline stretches for more than 2,000 miles, so there is no shortage of beautiful beaches, including the world-famous Hạ Long Bay, renowned for its breathtaking limestone cliffs.

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Homestay on a hillside in Mai Chau, Vietnam

Florida Keys

  • Temperature: 26º
  • Sunshine: 9 hours
  • Rainy days: 7
  • Flight Time: 9 hours 30 mins

At the southern-most tip of the sunshine state, you’ll find the Florida Keys, which consists of tropical 1,700 islands that stretch 120 miles between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. Known for its vast fishing, boating, snorkelling and diving locations and its wide array of world-class resorts,

Of all the islands, Key West is the most famous, and not just for being home to Ernest Hemingway through much of the 1930s, although his former residence should be high on your list of things to do. We also recommend that you partake in the nightly Sunset Celebration that’s been taking place in Mallory Square since the ’60s.

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Pelican in Islamorada, Florida Keys


  • Temperature: 26º
  • Sunshine: 9 hours
  • Rainy days: 9
  • Flight Time: 10 hours

Just a stone’s throw away from Florida, the Bahamas consists of 700 of small islands that make for the perfect Caribbean getaway. As well as their beauty, the islands also share a rich history and the capital city of Nassau was once a pirate stronghold. Although you won’t find any pirates there these days, you won’t struggle to find a bottle of rum.

If you’re planning to stay active on your holiday, the crystal waters around the Bahamas are perfect for watersports. The waters don’t just attract humans though as there’s an uninhabited island in Exuma where you’ll find a colony feral pigs that love a good swim in the sea.

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One of the famed little piglets of Exumas, Bahamas

Koh Samui

  • Temperature: 29º
  • Sunshine: 8 hours
  • Rainy days: 4
  • Flight Time: 15 hours

As well as being one of the most famous islands in Thailand, Koh Samui is also the second-largest, which means there’s plenty to explore. For culture, you might fancy visiting the Big Buddha statue and the temples of Wat Plai Laem. If you’re looking for some delicious street food then head to the night market that takes place in the Fisherman’s Village in Bophut.

On the other hand, if you’re looking to party then head to Chaweng, where you’ll find an abundance of bars and nightclubs. Of course, if you want to relax and unwind, then a visit to any one of Koh Samui’s beaches won’t disappoint. It’s worth noting that the beach at Chaweng is one of the busiest, however, even in the peak tourist season, there’s still plenty of quiet beaches to be found around the island if you’re after some tranquillity.

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Aerial view of Angthong Marine Park in Koh Samui, Thailand

French Polynesia

  • Temperature: 31º
  • Sunshine: 12 hours
  • Rainy days: 12
  • Flight Time: 21 hours

French Polynesia is made of more than 100 islands, including some of the best known tropical paradises in the South Pacific Ocean, including Tahiti, Bora Bora, and Moorea. Whilst getting there is quite the journey, you won’t be disappointed when you’re soaking up the sun and the breathtaking scenery of these islands.

Best known for its coral-fringed lagoons and over-water villas, here you will feel like a true castaway — but with luxury amenities — and you’ll have the chance to see stunning black-sand beaches, staggering mountains, rugged backcountry and dazzling waterfalls.

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Cooks Bay in Moorea, French Polynesia


  • Temperature: 28º
  • Sunshine: 8 hours
  • Rainy days: 4
  • Flight Time: 10 hours

Of the two islands that make the island nation of Trinidad & Tobago, Tobago is the smallest. This celestial Caribbean island is known for its wide sandy beaches and tropical rainforest, teeming with wildlife — so much so that it’s the most biodiverse country in the Caribbean. In fact, the Tobago Forest Reserve is one of the best-rated attractions in Tobago on TripAdvisor.

For those looking to explore the island, the port capital of Scarborough is anchored by its central food market and you’ll find the 18th-century ruins of Fort King Geroge, now home to the Tobago Museum, overlooking the city.

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View over Englishman Bay, Tobago

Can’t Find Somewhere Hot in March?

If you can’t find your perfect destination for March we have it covered. Changing your travel months can certainly open up the selection of destinations offering warm weather. Use the links below to view the hottest destinations for all other travel months. Alternatively, you could use our awesome destination finder found at the top of the page. 

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