Best Beaches in March To Soak in The Warmth

  • UPDATED Jan 23, 2018

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Everyday is a good day to take a vacation and head towards a beach. But, when it’s March, the combination of warm air and the cool sea breeze is perfect to explore the waters instead of a land. Every beach seems like a lively vacation and it may get overwhelming to plan a vacation. But now, you can use this list of best beaches to visit in March around the globe. These sunny shores will let you catch a tan, soak in the warmth, dive into the deep waters, try some enthralling water sports, or simply take in the stunning vistas until the sun goes down. All you have to do is grab your sunscreen, pack a pair of bikinis and head off to the paradise on earth. 

1. Krabi Island, Thailand

Krabi Island, Thailand

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With more than 15 beaches scattered across 3 different islands, Krabi province has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Thailand. Its miles long coastline is covered in soft white sand and landscapes are adorned with limestone cliffs. Klong Muang beach and Tonsai Beach are lesser known and for those who are looking for budget vacations in March whereas popular beaches like Phra Nang and Ao Nang are perfect for every type of traveller. With all its natural beauty and easy accessibility, Krabi is a little slice of paradise for beach hoppers.

Average Temperature in March - 28 degrees Celsius 

Beach Activities -  Scuba Diving, white water rafting, rock climbing, sea kayaking. 

Best For - Families, solo travellers, couples.

Check Out: Best Beaches in South East Asia

2. Essaouira, Morocco

Essaouira, Morocco

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You may not have thought about Morocco to spend your spring break and you may not have heard about Essaouira. But, it is one of the best warm vacation spots in March where you will find a perfect combination of a unique culture and familiar coastal wind. Wandering through the rustic lanes of the city this takes you to the pristine beach feels surreal. Local seafood is perfect to pamper your taste buds while you are exploring the exquisite coastline in Essaouira. This lovely, little sleepy town is an exclusive getaway from all the hustle and bustle of a modern city life. 

Average Temperature in March - 17 degrees Celsius

Beach Activities - Windsurfing, surfing lessons, camel rides, quad-biking

Best For - Families, backpackers

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3. Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

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Unawatuna is a small coastal town in Sri Lanka which is known for having a lovely banana-shaped beach. Planning a trip to Sri Lanka can prove to be a good decision as it is considered to be one of the best tropical destinations in March. Though Unawatuna was partially destroyed by the tsunami in 2004, the town is rebuilding the beach to match its original popularity. Its coastline is adorned with palm trees and adds to the charming beauty of golden sand. Catching a spectacular sunset here with your loved ones will be a memorable experience. 

Average Temperature in March- 28 degrees Celsius

Beach Activities - Swimming, sunbathing, long walk along the beach

Best For - Backpackers, families, budget travellers.

Suggested Read: Best Beach Resorts in Sri Lanka

4. Bondi, Sydney

Bondi, Sydney

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When you are in Sydney, March means the starting of Autumn which translates to beautiful weather. It attracts many travellers in March and most of the people come here to catch a sun and sand. Only half an hour away from Sydney, lies a popular beach of Bondi. The beach is famous amongst surfers as the water is much safer here. There are numerous cafes and restaurants along the coast where you can sit sipping your favourite beverage and admire the view of the clear blue water. Or simply take a walk and let the white sand caress your feet. 

Average Temperature in March - 22 degrees Celsius

Beach Activities - Swimming, surfing, sunbathing

Best For - Families, couples

Check Out: 10 Best Beaches in Sydney

5. St John, United States Virgin Islands 

St John, United States Virgin Islands

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Looking for the best Caribbean island to visit in March? Head to St John and experience the beauty of coral reefs that surround the island. This smallest US Virgin Island is home to some of the popular beaches like Trunk Bay, Maho Bay, Cinnamon Bay, and of course Honeymoon beach. St John is characterized by clear blue water, white sand, palm trees, and majestic mountains at the backdrop. Coastlines that are mostly adorned with palm trees make for lovely shaded areas. Nature lovers will find it an ideal destination to get away from all the chaos with its near-perfect weather and lush green landscapes. 

Average Temperature in March - 28 degrees Celsius

Beach Activities - Kayaking, snorkeling, swimming, beach hopping, water sports

Best For - Couples, honeymooners.

6. Cancun, Mexico  

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Cancun is mostly popular amongst students as it is a perfect spring break destination. You will find beaches that are made for sitting in the sand, reading a book while listening to the sound of the ocean. And then there are other beaches which make a perfect spot for party-goers. Beach parties are an integral part of this city’s culture. Its dominant nightlife and lively beach parties also make it one of the cheapest places to visit in March. And you know what the best part is? There are no hotels or buildings on the coast to block the lovely views. Why not plan in advance for the best beaches in Cancun?

Average Temperature in March- 25 degrees Celsius

Beach Activities - Reef Snorkelling, sunbathing, swimming, parasailing, diving, jet skiing

Best For - Students, backpackers, solo travellers

7. Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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Guanacaste province is a tropical heaven in Costa Rica. Its miles of golden coastline has mountains ranges that make most of the beaches secluded and less crowded. Beaches like Flamingo Beach and Conchal Beach boasts of unique pinkish white sand whereas brown sand at the Matapalo Beach looks picturesque. The weather is perfect to enjoy best beach vacations in March. Shining sun and deep blue waters make it look like something straight out of a TV commercial. And when it comes to exploring the cities, you can choose from the hundreds of golf courses, spas, resorts, fine dining restaurants. 

Average Temperature in March - 30 degrees Celsius

Beach Activities - Surfing, snorkeling, sunbathing, swimming.

Best For - Couples, families, solo travellers

8. Miami Beach, Florida 

Miami Beach, Florida

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When it’s time to get away from all the cold and seek some sun, visit Miami Beach in Florida and soak yourself in the warmth. There are many reasons that make it one of the perfect spring break destinations in the USA. Beach parties and nightlife are of course top on the list. Then comes the topless and nude beaches like Haulover Beach. And you can never say no to oceanfront bars, cafes, and restaurants. Almost all the beaches in Florida offer exciting watersport to get the adrenaline rush through your veins.

Average Temperature in March -  25 to 28 degrees Celsius

Beach Activities - Beach volleyball, surfing, boating, parasailing, sunbathing

Best For - Students, couples, families.

9. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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If you are looking for soaking in the best beach weather in March, then Rio is the place for you! Rio de Janeiro in Brazil always equals to stretch of sand and deep blue waters. The city is famous in the world for beaches like Copacabana and Ipanema. These are one of the few beaches that never sleep. You will fall in love with the skylines that are embellished with skyscrapers on one side and majestic mountains on another side. Though beaches in Rio are crowded in March, you will still find tranquil corners where you can take a leisurely walk with your loved one. And when the sun goes down, head towards the city to experience the notorious nightlife of Rio. 

Average Temperature in March - 26 degrees Celsius

Beach Activities - Sunbathing, snorkeling, beach volleyball

Best For - Adventure-seekers, couples, youngsters

10. Tenerife, Spain 

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Tenerife is the largest Canary Island in Spain that you may never have heard of. But, believe me, it has some of the best beaches in Europe that are still hidden away from most of the world. Las Teresitas is a man-made beach that offers lip-smacking seafood. Beaches like Los Gigantes and El Bollullo are black beauties of Spain with its unique grey and black colored sand. Masca beach is a hidden gem along with Benijo beach. And Playa Jardin is the place to soothe your eyes as its coastline is beautified by vibrant seasonal flowers. Every beach looks picture-perfect and will make you fall in love with its exquisite beauty. 

Average Temperature in March - 17 degrees Celsius

Beach Activities - Glass-bottom boating, whale-watching, sunbathing, water sports

Best For - Honeymooners, families, adventure-seekers, solo travellers

11. Boracay, Aklan

Boracay, Aklan

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Boracay is a lovely, little island in the Philippines where powdery white sand and turquoise blue water turn beaches into paradise. This seven kilometers long island is perfect for beach hoppers. Palm and coconut trees that add to this natural beauty provide shade on the beaches. With its pristine, picturesque natural beauty, it can simply be one of the best islands in the world. You will see why this is the perfect tropical destination in Asia in March. You can spend your days lazing at the beach and dance your nights away at pubs and nightclubs. 

Average Temperature in March - 27 degrees Celsius

Beach Activities - Scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming, surfing, water sports

Best For - Honeymooners, couples, families, adventure-seekers

12. Sipadan Island Beach, Malaysia 

Sipadan Island Beach, Malaysia

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There are numerous beaches in Malaysia you can consider visiting in March. But, one of the top diving destinations around the world, Sipadan Island Beach will leave you awestruck with its raw natural beauty. It is hard to find unspoiled islands around the world that are easily reachable and still are not covered with resorts and skyscrapers. Sipadan is one of the few places that carry past and present within. There are no places to stay here. So, consider booking a stay at nearby islands like Mabul and Kapalai and take a ferry to reach here. While you are here, why not visit these beautiful beaches near Kuala Lumpur?

Average Temperature in March - 30 degrees Celsius

Beach Activities - Scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming, long walk along the beach

Best For - Adventure-seekers, couples

Now that you have all the information about these exquisite beaches, start packing your bags, because tans will fade, but memories will stay forever!

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