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Weather Averages for Playa blanca in March
Averages for Playa blanca in March
March in Playa Blanca sees more of the same warm and sunny weather that makes it an ever popular tourist resort in the winter months with those looking for a beach vacation away from the cold weather.
Though the area sees year round pleasant weather, it is in the winter that it becomes more popular and this is an excellent time of the year to visit.
Temperatures can drop in the evenings though, so you may want to pack a light jacket to wear if you want to venture out at night time and take advantage of the local nightlife.
The average daily temperature in Playa Blanca is 18°C (64°F). This can escalate to highs of 21°C (70°F) or drop to lows of 14°C (57°F). The average sea temperature is 18°C.
Playa Blanca sees an average of 12 mm over 5 days of rain during this month. There is an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day in Playa Blanca at this time of the year.
Dates for the diary
Holy Week, which takes place mid-March features a range of religious festivities leading up to Good Friday and Easter Sunday across Lanzarote, including Playa Blanca.
Things to do
Playa Blanca's volcano, Montaña Roja is a popular and much visited landmark. A hike to the top offers fantastic panoramic views and a fantastic walking trail, which can easily be enjoyed by visitors of all ages, providing you are of reasonable fitness and own a sturdy pair of walking shoes or trainers. The best time to make the climb is anytime during the cooler winter months, so March is ideal, or first thing in the morning during the summer months, when the heat won’t be as fierce.
Where to eat & drink
Families and couples who want to discover the local cuisine of Playa Blanca should spend an evening at Los Hervidores. This small traditional restaurant serves a selection of popular Canarian dishes, such as lamb cutlets, deep-fried calamari, grilled sole and pork chops, each of which is accompanied by Canarian potatoes and a selection of seasonal vegetables. Here you’ll find a comprehensive wine list available, with a top selection of Spanish and local wine to complement each dish.
Just because you’re on holiday doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in a Chinese takeaway. China City Chinese Restaurant offers a large a la carte menu, full of your favourite Asian dishes, as well as a number of set menus and banquets which offer fantastic value for money. The generous portions served here are more than enough to satisfy even the largest appetite and if you can’t manage it all, the wait staff will be happy to wrap it up for you to take back to the hotel.
Another must for families, Rubimar offers something for everyone to enjoy. This leisure centre is open every day from 8.30am until late and is packed with large screen TVs showing Sky Sports, arcade games, pool tables, dart boards, mini bowling alley and free WiFi access for all customers. You’ll also find loads of snacks, tapas, beers, wines, spirits, cocktails, soft drinks and ice cream available.
Where to stay
Another popular choice among families, H10 Rubicón Palace is a seafront hotel full of things to see and do. Here accommodation comes in the form of double rooms, superior rooms, junior suites and privilege junior suites, ensuring something to suit all budgets and group sizes. The list of onsite facilities is comprehensive and features swimming pools, children’s pools, free WiFi access, internet corner, bars, restaurants, nightclub, kids’ clubs and mini water park.
Families searching for child-friendly accommodation in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote should take a look at Lanzasur Club. Just a short walk away from Playa Blanca beach, this hotel offers a selection of spacious rooms, all of which come with WiFi access, air conditioning, satellite TV, full kitchenette and sofa bed. There are plenty of amenities for guests to enjoy, including 24-hour reception, swimming pools, children’s pools, tennis courts, gym, spa, wellness centre, games room, kids’ club, laundrette, bars, restaurants, free parking and shops.