Weather Averages for Benidorm in March
Averages for Benidorm in March
The weather continues to improve in Benidorm, Spain, in March when the average temperature is around 14°C. At this time of year, highs of up to 18°C are expected, cooling down to lows of 7°C. During March the resort enjoys a pleasant sea temperature of 15°C, as well as an average of nine hours of sunshine each day. However, the amount of rainfall does increase to 48mm over ten days for the whole month.
Things to do
Whether you’re on holiday as an individual, couple or family, Benidorm Palace Dinner Show is a great place to spend the evening. This Vegas-style dance and music show is performed by several cabaret girls decked out in colourful feather outfits and costume jewellery who follow a number of flamenco routines. The evening also features some sing-along songs for the audience to join in with, as well as a magic show, a juggling act and acrobatics which are sure to leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.
If the weather is bright and sunny, why not make the most of it and enjoy a round of golf at Rejas Open Club? This nine-hole golf course is suitable for players of all abilities and features a rolling landscape, narrow fairways and a number of strategically placed trees. Rejas Open Club also features a 50,000m2 golf academy where first timers can learn how to play and amateurs can improve their game. The course also features several precision shots, so experienced golfers will also be able to practice.
Golf course at Rejas Open Club, Benidorm.
Where to eat & drink
If you’re in the mood to try some local cuisine, be sure to visit La Cava Aragonesa, where you’ll find a menu packed with Spanish dishes and a selection of tapas. The friendly staff are more than happy to pass their recommendations on to you and explain anything that you’re unsure of. This restaurant also offers an extensive wine list with at least one bottle to go with every dish.
Casper’s Bar Bistro is perfect for those who want to enjoy some traditional British dining. Open from early morning until late at night, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. You’ll find a great selection of English, Scottish and vegetarian breakfasts available in the morning, followed by salads, sandwiches, paninis and soups for lunch. The evening menu features a selection of British classics, including burgers, pies and casseroles which come with chunky chips and vegetables or salad.
When it comes to lively evening entertainment, it doesn’t get much better than the acts found at Heartbreak. This live rock music bar hosts nightly entertainment, including performances from the resident guitarist, as well as other local artists and groups. On top of the live music, Heartbreak also serves a selection of bar snacks and features a small internet café.
Western Saloon is one of the most popular bars in Benidorm. This wild-west themed bar is decorated with American flags, giant cacti, old guitars and other Western memorabilia, creating an authentic saloon feel. There is a great selection of entertainment every evening from rock and roll artists and soul performers to country singers and line dancers.
Where to stay
When it comes to budget accommodation, La Era Park Apartments are perfect for couples and families during their holiday in Benidorm. This complex offers a selection of one- and two-bedroom apartments which come with housekeeping services and air conditioning. The list of onsite facilities is extensive and includes parking, swimming pool, solarium and WiFi access.
Hotel Levante Club & Spa is one of the best spa hotels in Benidorm and is ideal for couples looking for a romantic holiday. Here you can choose from club units, premium rooms and suites, all of which are spacious and fully equipped. There are plenty of amenities for guests to enjoy, such as swimming pool, solarium, bars, gym and the spa which features Turkish baths, heated pools, Jacuzzi and aromatherapy showers.
Families and couples looking for somewhere to stay during their holiday in Benidorm should take a look at Prince Park Hotel. Here you’ll find a great range of accommodation to choose from and can also pick between bed and breakfast, half board and full board options. The list of onsite facilities is extensive and includes swimming pool, café, bar, restaurant, WiFi access and evening entertainment.
Those of you who want to be close to the beach during your holiday should consider staying at Halley Apartments. Here you’ll find a selection of studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments, all of which come with living room, additional sofa bed, full bathroom and fully-equipped kitchen. There is a handful of facilities for guests to enjoy, such as café-bar, swimming pool, 24-hour reception and parking.
Just a short walk away from Levante beach, Magic Tropicana Suites are ideal for families and couples looking for accommodation in Benidorm. Guests can choose from junior and master rooms, all of which come with air conditioning, internet access and fully-equipped kitchen. There are plenty of onsite facilities available for everyone, including swimming pool, kids’ play area, bars, restaurants and evening entertainment.
March events in Benidorm
15th March 2015 to 19th March 2015
Benidorm celebrates the Fallas Festival by building three huge and beautifully decorated sculptures. These creations are ceremoniously burnt at Plaza de la Hispanidad, Av. Ametlla de Mar and Tomás Ortuño street in front of thousands of spectators days later, in memory of local carpenters who would discard their old wood and burn it in the street. The run-up to this event includes street theatre which tkes place around the sculptures, bell ringing at Plaza de San Jaime, religious masses at Saint James Church, parades between Parque de Elche Harbour and the San Jaime Church and firework displays.
Virgen del Sufragio Festival
16th March 2015
Every March, Benidorm re-enacts the discovery of an unknown ship on the Poniente beach in 1740 by setting fire to a large wooden ship which burns to the ground to reveal a statue of the Virgin Mary completely undamaged by flames. The statue is then paraded throughout the resort's streets.
St Patrick’s Day
17th March 2015
Although not a Spanish festival, St Patrick's Day is celebrated by most of the British and Irish bars throughout Benidorm, with live entertainment, special Guinness offers and themed Irish food. The best place to enjoy the celebrations is in the numerous Irish bars, such as Bodhran close to Benidorm Old Town, Scruffy Murphys along the Levante Strip and the Shamrock just off Calle Gerona.
29th March 2015 to 5th April 2015
Holy week is celebrated throughout the whole of Benidorm with numerous processions, religious re-enactments and special services held in churches. Here's an overview of some of the annual programme: 27/03/2015 8.30pm: announcement at Church of Nuestra Señora de la Almudena 29/03/2015 Benediction of the Palms and Holy Mass at Church of Nuestra Señora de la Almudena, Church of San Jaime, Ermita de Sanz, Church of San Juan Bautista, Church of San Francisco de Asís, Church of Nuestra Señora del Mar, Church of El Buen Pastor and Church of Nuestra Señora del Carmen. Solemn Procession of Our Father Jesus of Health and Humbleness and Our Lady of the Hope and Peace from El Buen Pastor Church. 29/03/2015 - 31/03/2015 7pm: Mass at Church of San Jaime 30/03/2015 - 01/04/2015 7pm: Holy Mass at Church of Nuestra Señora de la Almudena 7.30pm: Holy Mass and Confessions at Church of San Juan Bautista 01/04/2015 10pm: Solemn Procession by the Brotherhood of Our Father Jesus Nazarene from Church of San Jaime 02/04/2015 7.30pm: Holy Mass at Church of Nuestra Señora de la Almudena, Church of San Juan Bautista and Church of San Jaime 9pm: Solemn Procession of the Silence at the Church of Nuestra Señora de la Almudena and Solemn Procession of the Brotherhood of Our Lord during his Agony at the Olive Trees Mountain from San Juan Bautista Church