Weather Averages for Rhodes in March
Averages for Rhodes in March
March in Rhodes can still be a little cool and wet. The average daily temperature in March is 13°C (56°F), reaching highs of 17°C (62°F) and dropping to a minimum average temperature of 10°C (50°F).
March experiences an increased amount of sunshine compared to the preceding months, with an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.
With the average sea temperature at 16°C (61°F) it is probably warm enough for most to brave a dip.
The chance of wet weather in March is greater than during the summer months. March signals an average rainfall of 75.3 mm over 8 days expected throughout the month.
Humidity at this time of year has also increased, compared to preceding months, and sits around 71%.
Dates for the diary
Independence Day is celebrated on the 25th March in Rhodes. The celebration includes loads of food stalls, military and school parades.
Things to do
Popular with visitors and locals alike, the Rhodes Jewish Museum is a fascinating place in which to discover everything you would ever need to know about the thriving Jewish community that used to exist in Rhodes. Located within the last synagogue of the island, this museum features displays and exhibitions that show family photos and original artefacts which tell an interesting although sad story. The Rhodes Jewish Museum is open from 10am until 3pm during the summer months and makes for a great day out for the whole family.
Couples and families who want to learn more about the Greek culture should make time for the Greek Folklore Performance. Using traditional music and dance, this live show takes place at night in an open-air theatre, creating a unique atmosphere which ties in with the performance. Suitable for visitors of all ages, this show is performed by locals dressed in authentic Greek attire who sing, dance and play instruments, ensuring a great night out for everyone.
Hit the beach
Located within the village of Afandou, Afandou Beach is popular among tourists and locals alike. Here you’ll find a great mix of young Italians who have come to spend the day racing jet skis, alongside holidaymakers who are here to try the fresh fish at the local taverns. The sea at this beach gets deep very suddenly, providing ample opportunity for snorkelling and diving. Sun worshippers have a wealth of facilities to enjoy, including sun bed and parasol rental, bar-restaurants, water sports and nearby parking.
Where to eat & drink
A must-visit for carnivores in search of a good meal, Opera Steak House offers a simple menu made with pure products sourced locally. Situated in Faliraki, this eatery offers diners a wide choice of meat-based Greek and international meals, such as mixed grill, gammon steak, lamb kebab, chicken kiev and beef goulash, with an unbeatable selection of steaks available, too.
The Spanish-themed Todo Bien in Old Town is a fantastic bar to visit if you find yourself craving quality mojitos. This bar is decorated with Cuban and Latin American memorabilia and serves a wide variety of cocktails made with quality alcohol and fresh ingredients.
Where to stay
If a spa break in Rhodes sounds just like your thing, consider staying at Blue Sea Beach Resort. This four-star resort boasts a large spa, with treatments such as massages, manicures, pedicures, waxing, sauna and Jacuzzi available. As well as the spa, this complex offers a wealth of other facilities, such as fitness centre, sports activities, restaurants, bars, animation team, internet access, children’s playground and swimming pools.
When it comes to romantic retreats, Lindos Memories is the perfect place to stay. Found within the resort or Paradisi, this complex is just a short walk away from the beach and offers accommodation in the form of twin, double, triple and quadruple rooms, as well as two-bedroom apartments. There are plenty of amenities and serves available to guests, such as restaurant, bar, 24-hour reception, gardens, sports facilities, swimming pool, excursion booking, free WiFi access and parking.