What's the Weather like in Majorca in March?
The weather starts to warm up in March in Majorca, Balearic Islands, when the winter season is well and truly over. It's an enjoyable time to visit because you'll get better deals on flights and accommodation and the resort is less crowded than at peak season.
Is It Hot in Majorca in March?
Average daily high temperatures increase from 16°C at the beginning of the month to 18°C toward the end. And daily lows range from between 5°C and 7°C, only exceeding 11°C or falling below 1°C one day in ten.
Extreme Temperatures In March
The highest temperature ever recorded in March in Majorca is a scorching 29°C and the lowest temperature is -3°C, both of which are extreme when compared to the average 11°C for the whole month.
March Rain in Majorca
With 30mm of rainfall spread across eight days, there is only a small chance you'll experience a shower or two during your holiday.
Is The Sea Warm Enough To Swim In?
March Sunshine Hours
There are six to seven hours of sunshine each day in Majorca in March, which varies according to how dense the cloud is on each given day.
How Windy Is It In March In Majorca?
Although the weather is generally quite pleasant throughout March, it can get a bit breezy. There's also the occasional hail storm and thunderstorm to watch out for.
Majorca Hotels in March
Protur Sa Coma Playa Hotel & Spa
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
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
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
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
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.
Majorca Beach for March
Cala Major Beach 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.
Bars and Restaurants
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 Tito'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.
Things to do in Majorca in March
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
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.
Dates for the Diary
Classic Rally also takes place on the third week of March in Majorca the next one will be held on March 13th-15th 2014 and will be the tenth edition. This exciting race is one of Europe's most famous and competitive car events and takes cars through approximately 400km of winding mountain roads on the west of the island. Around 60 vehicles take part each year in two different categories competition which is focused on speed and regularity which concentrates on the lighter, more fun side of the event.