Weather Averages for Majorca in March
Averages for Majorca in March
Things warm up slightly in March in Majorca, Balearic Islands, when the average temperature is 12°C. At this time of the year, highs of up to 17°C are common, dropping down to a chilly 6°C on an evening after dark. March sees around eight rainy days and as many as seven foggy days, although the number of sunshine hours per day goes up to four. The average sea temperature remains the same as the previous months, at a cool 6°C.
If you want to do some exploring, sign up for an excursion to visit the Formentor Lighthouse. Available in English, German and Spanish, this half-day tour starts at Puerto de Pollensa and takes you along the Formentor Peninsula, past many sightseeing opportunities and the Formentor beach, before arriving at the lighthouse.
Alcudia Old Town is a great place to visit to get a feel for what Majorca was like before it was changed by mass tourism. There are loads of narrow, winding streets to explore, lined with cafes, restaurants, shops and bakeries. On Tuesdays and Sundays the town hosts a large market, full of stalls laden with food and handicrafts which make ideal souvenirs or gifts.
Majorca is a fairly religious island and celebrates Easter in a big way. The biggest parades take place in Palma on the day before Good Friday. On Good Friday itself, many churches hold services, when local children and adults re-enact scenes from the bible. More services are held on Easter Sunday, followed by pilgrimages to shrines and group picnics held on the following days all over the island.
Art fans won’t want to miss the pottery fair held in Marratxi every year in March. This event takes place over one week and is a great opportunity to study the traditional pottery and ceramic methods of the locals. You’ll also have the chance to buy some pieces for low prices. On top of the art displays, there are also food and drink kiosks as well as games and shows the whole family can enjoy.
Cala Major, found to the west of Palma de Mallorca, is one of the most popular beaches in the area. Here you’ll find Majorca’s characteristic fine white sand, alongside clear and calm waters, making the spot ideal for families with young children. There are loads of facilities available, including sun loungers, parasols, toilets, showers and lifeguards. Surrounding the beach is a fantastic selection of restaurants and bars, where you can enjoy a spot of lunch or something to drink. This beach gets very crowded during the summer months, so March is one of the best times to visit.
If you want to try your hand at water sports, visit the Blue Flag Paguera beach, also situated to the west of Palma de Mallorca. Like many beaches on the island, Paguera beach offers plenty of soft white sand for children to play in, as well as calm, clears waters which might be a bit cold in March if the weather is cloudy. There are many activities to enjoy, including banana boats, windsurfing, diving, pedaloes and water skiing. There are loads of bars, restaurants and hotels in the area, as well as sun loungers, shades, toilets and lifeguards onsite.
When it comes to dining, it doesn’t get much better than The Village Café in Deya. Set in a cosy stone cottage, this café offers a menu packed with appetisers, tapas, salads, main dishes, pizza and desserts. The specialities are the trendy yet comforting filled baguettes and homemade pasta served with a variety of sauces.
Ca´n Cuarassa is a beachfront restaurant located in Port de Pollensa. The restaurant itself is set in an old Majorcan house with the original décor. The menu has been inspired by Mediterranean flavours and features a great number of fresh, seasonal produce. All the bread and desserts are homemade and most of the fish and meat dishes are cooked in front of your eyes on a charcoal grill.
Majorca boasts many top nightclubs and Titto’s in Palma is no exception. Established in the 1950s, this club is popular with people in their early 20s and is spread over three floors. The best time to visit is around 2am, leaving you loads of time to enjoy the night before the club closes at 6am.
Hogan’s, also situated in Palma, is a must-visit for sports fans. This Irish establishment features bars and woodwork which was handcrafted in Ireland before the bar first opened in 1996. Here you can watch every major sports match live on one of the nine large screen TVs. On top of the draught Guinness, this bar also serves cocktails, spirits, wines, beers and soft drinks.
When it comes to accommodation, Protur Sa Coma Playa Hotel & Spa in Sa Coma is a great choice for families and couples looking for accommodation during their holiday in Majorca. There are loads of facilities for everyone to enjoy, including WiFi, sports equipment, gym, kids’ club, swimming pool, pool bar, parking and gardens. The hotel also features a spa with a hydrothermal circuit, children’s section and massage and treatment rooms.
Condesa de la Bahia in Alcudia is another popular pick for families. Here you’ll find a great choice of accommodation from standard rooms to double suites, ensuring there is something for everyone. Guests can also enjoy a wealth of amenities, including restaurants, bars, entertainment, children’s club, swimming pools, free WiFi and an all-inclusive option.
Aparthotel Playa Mar in Port de Pollensa is ideal for those who want to be in a central location. Just a short walk away from beaches, shops, bars and restaurants, this hotel features an all-inclusive dining option, swimming pool, family entertainment, children’s activities, free WiFi and a spa. Also in Puerto de Pollensa, Hoposa Uyal Hotel is another great choice when it comes to accommodation in Majorca. This complex features 105 rooms, spread between two buildings and numerous facilities including restaurant, bar, swimming pool, tennis court, free WiFi, car hire, excursion booking and cycling facilities.
Iberostar Albufera Playa in Playa de Muro is perfect for couples and families looking for holiday accommodation in Majorca. Situated on the beach, this hotel provides an all-inclusive option, spa and multilingual staff. Guests also have access to the complex’s sister hotel, the Iberostar Albufera Park.