In March, the sun might show it's face in the UK, but not for long enough to melt away the winter chill. Why not spend the beginning of spring basking in weather that warms you up?

From Tenerife to Cambodia, you can kick back and relax in hot temperatures of 21-30°C – quite the contrast to the UK’s brisk winds and icy footpaths.

From scuba diving in Fiji to golfing in St. Kitts & Nevis, there’s a whole host of incredible activities to enjoy under the sun. So, where are the hottest destinations in March?


Dubai in March is a delightful escape from winter. With pleasant temperatures averaging 25°C (77°F), it offers ideal conditions for outdoor activities, from desert safaris to relaxing on the beach.

Atlantis, The Royal is the perfect place to call home during your travels to the Middle East. Known for its iconic structure, which was sculpted by world-leading designers, architects and artists, every detail of your stay here reflects the property's majestic look. There's a 90-metre roof top pool, a spacious wellness centre offering an array of soothing treatments, and 17 world-class restaurants to choose from. You'll also find the world's largest jellyfish tank on the premises, the Aquaventure Club and, to top it all off, exquisite views across Palm Island and the Arabian Sea.

2. Antigua

With a tropical climate, March in Antigua can bring a sizzling 28°C in the daytime and a balmy 22°C in the evening. Each of the island’s 365 white-sand beaches border a range of diverse landscapes to explore. Across its 100 square miles, Antigua is host to a UNESCO-recognised Georgian harbour, the famed Nelson’s Dockyard, a variety of incredible rum bars, and so much more!

Among Antigua’s amazing opportunities is a stay at Hermitage Bay, a small and personal all-inclusive paradise nestled in a quiet corner of the island. The secluded Hillside Pool Suites offer complete privacy, as if the island is solely yours, and panoramic sea views from your very own pool. You’ll also enjoy à la carte dining with high-end dishes produced from the resort’s kitchen garden, al fresco cooking demonstrations, and complimentary daily yoga.

3. St Vincent & the Grenadines

Settling at around 29°C in March, St. Vincent & the Grenadines offer the balmy island bliss you’re looking for this spring. This charming chain of islands in the Caribbean Sea is a paradise for those seeking adventures on the water, with plenty of watersports experiences available. But it’s not all about the thrills found at sea. Under swaying mango trees, the islands move with a slow rhythm that keeps you relaxed.

This mode of life continues at Bequia Beach Hotel, which is set on the glistening Friendship Beach on Bequia. The beachfront suites in this boutique hotel place you just footsteps from the beach, with unparalleled views of the ocean. Bagatelle, the hotel’s main restaurant, serves local seafood caught by Bequia’s own fisherman. Every detail offers a profound sense of place, so you never forget the magic of where you are.

Petit St Vincent Spa Treatment

Over in the southern Grenadines, you’ll find the understated Petit St. Vincent, a breath-taking 115-acre private island offering an extremely relaxing stay. Disconnect from modern life and focus solely on you, with yoga, spa treatments, and leisurely hikes through the exquisite scenery. Adventure-seekers can try some diving, too, as the hotel has its own dive centre!

4. Nevis, St Kitts & Nevis

Deemed the ‘Queen of the Caribbean’, the island of Nevis’ landscapes are awash with vibrant greenery in March, as lush rainforests and emerald-hued hillsides bloom. Bougainvillea and hibiscus flowers add bursts of colour, while the stunning beaches are framed by crystalline waters, perfect for snorkelling amid coral reefs. The volcanic Mount Nevis stands proudly, shrouded in mist, inviting you to explore its trails. The island also tempts food enthusiasts with a plethora of dining options. From cosy beachfront cafes to upscale fine-dining establishments, it caters to various tastes.

Four Seasons Resort Nevis captures the islands’ diverse approach to food in its high-end restaurants. Find Mediterranean-inspired dishes at EsQuilina, and Caribbean and American favourites at On the Dune. Beyond the dining table, this hotel offers a range of accommodation options for couples and families, three pools, and a championship 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones II.

5. Tenerife

Tenerife is a multifaceted island that draws you in with its wide-ranging experiences. From picturesque beachfront cafes to elegant fine-dining establishments, it offers diverse dining options. Alongside its culinary appeal, Tenerife boasts a rich tapestry of activities, from gorgeous beaches and vibrant nightlife to cultural and natural attractions including Mount Tiede, the world’s third-biggest volcano.

This family favourite destination is nice and warm in March, with daytime temperatures averaging at around 21°C in March. Take you and your loved ones to The Ritz-Carlton, Abama for eight sumptuous a la carte restaurants, including a Michelin-starred option, a kids’ club, and a spa offering the most relaxing of treatments.

Over in Costa Adeje, at Bahia del Duque Resort, you can enjoy precious time together in the five swimming pools, the nearby Playa del Duque (which is directly accessible from the resort), or on the two tennis courts. There are 347 luxurious rooms and suites housed across 20 villas to choose from, each adorned with Spanish touches. The villas boast their own private receptions, breakfast areas and dedicated butler service.

6. Fiji

Fiji is an enchanting archipelago, wrapping you up in world of luscious jungles, gushing waterfalls, temperate seas, and weird and wonderful wildlife. In March, all this and more can be enjoyed at balmy temperatures of up to 30°C. This means the waters are warm, too, and much more appealing for some underwater exploring! Fiji’s seascapes are home to a kaleidoscope of soft coral, alive with the many colours of the incredible wealth of marine life.

Watersports and underwater experiences are of high importance at COMO Laucala Island, an exclusive private island offering just 25 residences. You can try jet-skiing, paddle boarding, and kayaking, and a PADI dive school onsite if you’re keen to get a scuba diving badge. There’s also an 18-hole golf course awaiting your visit here, five top-class restaurants, a spa surrounded by beautiful ponds, and the chance to horseback ride through coconut groves.

7. Cambodia

To delve into Cambodia’s intoxicating history, you’ll likely be doing a lot of outdoor exploring, which is pleasant in March’s dry and sunny days. Temperatures can soar up to 30°C, but there are plenty of places to take pitstops along the way. On your city break, discover the Prasat Preah Vihear, a mountain temple of breathtaking beauty, Koh Ker, the world's largest religious building, and the mighty Angkor Wat.

To access all the highlights of Cambodia's capital city, Phnom Penh, stay at the city-dwelling Rosewood Phnom Penh, a luxury hotel housed on the top floors of the striking Vattanac Capital Tower. The floor-to-ceiling windows in every room offer stunning panoramic views of this diverse city below. With a gym, spa, and a bar serving drinks on the moonlit rooftop, this hotel is a great stay for couples. Families are more than welcome too, with a pool to splash around together, and kids’ menus available at the restaurant.

8. Mauritius

Mauritius, a paradise in the Indian Ocean, is renowned for its breath-taking natural beauty and diverse activities. Its beautiful beaches offer watersports such as snorkelling, kite surfing, and scuba diving. The vibrant coral reefs teem with marine life. Explore lush rainforests and waterfalls in Black River Gorges National Park or visit the enchanting Chamarel Seven Coloured Earths. Discover rich cultural heritage in Port Louis and indulge in delectable Creole cuisine. With luxury resorts, golf courses, and wildlife encounters, Mauritius is a unique destination for adventure, relaxation, and culture.

Offering all these things in abundance, Shandrani Beachcomber Resort & Spa is an excellent place to stay. Just a ten-minute transfer from the hotel, there are plenty of activities to enjoy in this oasis. Get stuck into mountain biking excursions, non-motorised watersports, and free water skiing. Serenity Plus guests are entitled to a 30-minute massage, complimentary champagne, and many more luxury experiences!

With three beaches in total, including a wild beach, you won't be short of spaces to relax. After a day of lounging in the sunshine, you'll find six restaurants to choose from, all under the care of Moorogun Coopen, the President of the Mauritian Chefs Association.

Seeking the sun this spring?

Enjoy a luxury holiday this March in your favourite hot destination. Whether it’s a place mentioned above, or a different hotspot from our extensive portfolio, our Travel Specialists are ready to take your call and help arrange your next sunny getaway.

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