Where to go on holiday in March
March is a great time to relax on the pink sands of Bermuda’s beaches while sipping a Rum Swizzle cocktail. While March is the start of Sabah’s dry season in Malaysian Borneo making it easier to spot orangutans in their natural habitat. Or celebrate India’s Holi Festival of colours.
Temperature: 21°C high; 16°C low
Flight time from UK: 7 hours 25 minutes
Time difference: GMT -3
A dream island that combines its British roots with Caribbean flair. Renowned for its rose-pink sand beaches and naval history, there are plenty of of historic and arts attractions to keep culture-vultures entertained or for those seeking rest and relaxation, we recommend the Rum Swizzle Ritual at Elbow Beach Spa where you will be treated to a scalp, full body and foot massage, finished off with a glass of Bermuda’s Rum Swizzle cocktail.
Visit in March before the late spring price hike for warm waters and seven hours of daily sunshine.
Temperature: 33°C high; 23°C low
Flight time from UK: Approximately 9 hours
Time difference: GMT +5:30
March is a great time to visit northern India for pleasant temperatures and stunning scenery. If you want to go south, we recommend enjoying a safari through Ranthambore national park where you’ll be able to see tigers, as well as leopards, wild boar, hyenas and over 300 species of bird.
India also celebrates the Holi Festival in March, this festival of colours is a fantastic experience especially in places like Mathura, Vrindavan, or Pushkar.
Temperature: 32°C high; 27°C low
Flight time from UK: Around 13 hours
Time difference: GMT +8
Immerse yourself in Borneo’s rich cultural and natural history by staying in Sabah where over half of the territory is lush jungle and be sure you take a helicopter flight over Mount Kinabalu to enjoy endless views of ancient rainforests and serpentine rivers snaking through the jungle.
March is the start of Sabah’s dry season, with orangutans easier to spot in their natural habitat. All this nature can be a bit much, so make time for a spa treatment before enjoying a cocktail to the backdrop of Borneo’s breath-taking sunset.