Punta cana Weather March Averages, Dominican Republic
- Temperature 25.5°C 78°F
- High Temperature 30°C 86°F
- Low Temperature 21°C 70°F
- Day Temperature 26.3°C 79°F
- Night Temperature 24.3°C 76°F
- Sunshine Hours 9 hours
- Rainfall 55 mm
- Rainfall Days 4 days
- Sea Temperature 26°C 79°F
What's the Weather like in Punta Cana in March?
Punta Cana, located on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic, is a very popular holiday resort which boasts a tropical climate, loads of sunshine and high temperatures.
Is March A Good Time To Visit Punta Cana?
March falls toward the end of the dry season in Punta Cana when the temperatures begin to steadily rise and the amount of rain drops considerably.
Is It Hot In Punta Cana In March?
At this time of the year, the average temperature for Punta Cana is 25°C made up of highs of 30ºC and lows of 21ºC. The highest temperature recorded in Punta Cana in March is 36°C, and the lowest is 16°C.
How Wet Is Punta Cana In March?
Since it falls toward the end of the dry season, March sees very little rainfall with just 55mm divided between four rainy days.
Sunshine And Clouds In Punta Cana
Punta Cana enjoys around nine hours of sunshine every day. The March skies are partly cloudy with a median cloud coverage of 46%, which hardly changes throughout the month.
Is It Windy In Punta Cana In March?
During an average March in the resort, wind speeds usually fluctuate between light to moderate breezes.
How Humid Is Punta Cana In March?
The relative humidity for the resort in March ranges between 63% (mildly humid) and 92% (very humid), almost never dropping below 54% or reaching 100%.
How Warm Is The Sea In Punta Cana In March?
The average sea temperature for Punta Cana in March is 26°C which ismore than warm enough to enjoy all sorts of aquatic activities, so expect to see loads of sunbathers and swimmers on the beaches during your holiday.
Punta Cana Hotels in March
Alisios Bavaro Beach Hotel
The Alisios Bavaro Beach Hotel is ideal for families and couples looking for a cheap holiday. This two-star hotel offers comfortable rooms complete with fridge, air-conditioning and WiFi and boasts a fantastic location surrounded by cafes, shops, bars and restaurants. There are plenty onsite services and facilities for guests to enjoy, including swimming pool, solarium, bars, restaurants and evening entertainment.
Excellence Punta Cana
When it comes to romantic hotels, it's tough to beat Excellence Punta Cana. This all-inclusive hotel provides guests with access to luxury accommodation and loads of facilities, including free WiFi access, bars, restaurants, swimming pools, fitness centre, water sports, mini golf, beauty salon and excursion bookings.
Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda
For a hotel which offers everything you could ever want, it's got to be Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda. This hotel provides accommodation in the form of junior suites, each of which comes with a hydro-massage tub. There are loads of amenities and services available for guests to enjoy, including bars, restaurants, swimming pools, spa, golf course, water park and WiFi access.
Punta Cana Beach for March
Macao Beach is considered one of the most attractive beaches in Punta Cana thanks to the impressive, white sands and and crystal clear waters. As well as an ideal place to relax and unwind with some gentle swimming, this beach also caters for those seeking an adrenaline rush. Quad bikes and buggies can be hired out locally and driven along certain parts of this beach, a fabulous way to explore more of this beautiful island.
Another winning benefit of this beach is that it is the only one not surrounded by hotels, which gives Macao a secluded and unspoiled charm; for ultimate relaxation.
Things to do in Punta Cana in March
Uvero Alto Ranch
One of the best ways to explore the beautiful beaches in Punta Cana is on horseback. Whether you're an experienced rider or have never been horse riding before in your life, the staff at the Uvero Alto Ranch will find you the perfect horse to suit your abilities. Slowly trot along the golden sandy shore or energetically gallop through the gentle waves to create memories which will last a lifetime on this family-friendly excursion. The trip includes pick-up from your hotel, a professional guide, horseback rides, snacks, drinks and leisure time at Macao Beach.
snorkel And Caribbean Dance Cruise
You'll find a huge range of water sports available at the beaches in Punta Cana, but if you're looking for something a bit out of the ordinary, try a snorkel and Caribbean dance cruise. This half day excursion includes snorkelling in the warm Caribbean waters, before heading back to the boat where you can enjoy lively entertainment and dance until dawn. The price of the excursion includes pick-up and drop-off at your hotel, local guide, snorkelling equipment, snacks and drinks.
Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa
Many of the hotels in Punta Cana feature luxury spas and offer great packages for visitors who are staying elsewhere. The spa at Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa is a wonderful place to relax, complete with Swedish and steam saunas, hydrotherapy, cold plunge pools and many beauty treatments on offer. So no one feels left out, there are even several treatments available for teenagers and children.
When it comes to dining, you'll be spoilt for choice in Punta Cana. If you're craving Asian cuisine, head to the Balicana restaurant in Los Corales, where you'll find a wide range of Thai, Japanese and Chinese dishes. Here you can experience outdoor dining in the beautiful setting of the tropical gardens or enjoy your meal in the air-conditioned interior, if you prefer.
Dates for the diary
Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa
March is a great time to visit Punta Cana when there is absolutely loads to see and do. The month kicks off with St Patrick's Day on March 17th which is celebrated in Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa. On this day, the hotel goes all out with fun and games for visitors all ages, including competitions, special events, entertainment, Irish food and plenty of green beer for adults to enjoy.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
St Patrick's Day is followed by the Juan Luis Guerra, Alejandro Sanz and Robi Draco Rosa Concert which takes place on March 22nd 2014 on the Golf course at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. A much-see for music lovers, this concert is sure to be amazing, so make sure you snap up tickets early if you don't want to miss out.
Between March 23rd and March 27th 2014, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino hosts another music concert, this one performed by the Zac Brown Band. The Zac Brown Band is one of the best American country-folk groups and they'll be accompanied by their opening act, the Wailers a reggae band comprised of surviving members of Bob Marley and the Wailers.
On March 27th 2014, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino also hosts a Michael Bolton concert. This Grammy-winning performer is one of the best American songwriters and has a grand total of eight top-ten albums.
Each year in March, the Dreams Punta Cana Resort and Spa celebrates Mardi Gras with a huge party. Arguably the biggest and best Mardi Gras celebration in the whole of the Dominican Republic, this event is made up of live music concerts, parades, costume contests, dancing and a beach BBQ to top it all off. The dates for the 2015 Mardi Gras party have yet to be released, so keep an eye out for posters advertising the event closer to the time.
The Hard Rock Casino & Resort is set to host the Winger Island Breeze in March 2015. This annual event is made up of a pool party, elegant dinner, lively beach party, comedy acts, music, dancing and plenty of food, providing loads for everyone to enjoy.
The main boulevard in Punta Cana is scheduled to be the centre stage for the resort's carnival celebrations in March 2015. Carnival is one of the most highly-anticipated events of the year in Punta Cana and is comprised of street parties, parades, singing, dancing, music concerts and dance troupes.
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