March Weather Averages for Tulum, Mexico

On the whole, Tulum enjoys a tropical climate with hot and humid temperatures nearly year round. When March rolls around, spring has sprung with steady temperatures and low rainfall amounts. Many visitors come to the resort on spring break or for an end-of-winter getaway. Similar to nearby Cancun, the average daily temperature sits at a near-perfect 25°C (around 77°F). Take advantage of the amazing weather by heading down to the beach or taking a shuttle bus to the Mayan ruins.

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Daily March Averages for Tulum

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On the whole, Tulum enjoys a tropical climate with hot and humid temperatures nearly year round. When March rolls around, spring has sprung with steady temperatures and low rainfall amounts. Many visitors come to the resort on spring break or for an end-of-winter getaway. Similar to nearby Cancun, the average daily temperature sits at a near-perfect 25°C (around 77°F). Take advantage of the amazing weather by heading down to the beach or taking a shuttle bus to the Mayan ruins.

Compared to February, when the high is 27°C (about 81°F), the highs this month move up to 28°C (around 82°F). The humidity can be high too, but thankfully, the area gets breezes that come in across the Caribbean Sea. At night and in the early morning hours, the lows drop down to 22°C (about 72°F). With the warm nights, you'll want to head into town and find a restaurant with outdoor seating to enjoy the beautiful temperatures. Expect about 37 mm of rainfall this month, the lowest amount for the year. The rain only falls over four days, so leave the umbrella at home.

The area gets eight hours of sunshine each day, plenty of time to take part in all kinds of fun daytime activities. Bring along your sunglasses, a hat, and plenty of high-SPF sunscreen to protect your skin from the heavy UV rays and avoid a nasty sunburn. As you're packing, throw in light and airy summer clothing, as well as a swimsuit, sandals for the beach, and good walking shoes for exploring. The average sea temperature is 26°C (about 79°F), feeling almost like bath water.

It's rare for this part of Mexico to see extreme high and low temperatures, but at one point, the highs jumped all the way up to 35°C (about 95°F). The lowest recorded temperature for this part of the world was a chilly 16°C (around 61°F).

Where to Stay

All of the bungalows at Nueva Vida de Ramiro sit on stilts just steps from beach, so you can walk right out to the water each morning. The bungalows are spread out so you feel like you have the resort all to yourself. Being mindful of the environment, the hotel uses solar panels and wind generators to power the resort 24/7. On the resort's beach, you have access to beach chairs, food and drink, umbrellas, and hammocks to enjoy the March sun.

Alaya Tulum has several room configurations including apartments, villas, and suites. The rooms have handmade wooden furniture and floors and marble-walled bathrooms with rainwater showerheads. Some of the rooms come with bi-fold doors that lead out to private decks and balconies. During the day, take a yoga class at the beachside studio, relax in the spa, or try your hand at watersports like kitesurfing and stand-up paddleboarding.

Surrounded on one side by luscious green palm trees and the beautiful blue water of the Caribbean on the other, Suenos Tulum has 13 beachfront suites with thatched roofs. Each of the suites follows a theme including jungle, earth, sun, rain, and moon and come with private bathrooms, solar panel electricity, and ceiling fans. The hotel has a swimming pool, lounge areas to relax or read, and an on-site restaurant and bar.

Things to Do

As well as sunbathing and enjoying refreshing dips in the sea, there are plenty of fun sport activities to keep you entertained in Tulum, such as paddleboarding. Mexican Caribbean Kitesurf provides both training and equipment for stand-up paddleboarding, as well as paddleboard tours that explore the waters around Tulum. Whether you're a novice just starting out or an experienced pro, paddleboarding is a great way to experience the Riviera Maya.

For a truly unforgettable experience in Tulum during your March holiday, put swimming with dolphins at Dolphinaris Park at the top of your list. This amazing and special opportunity allows you to train, swim, feed and ride these beautiful and highly-intelligent animals. The park also has showers, bathrooms, and dressing rooms to freshen up after your experience and an observation terrace for those not participating in the swim.

Tulum has some great biking trails and renting a bike is a fantastic way to explore the resort's interesting Mayan ruins and other fascinating historic attractions in the area. Hola Bike offers bike rental services at competitive rates. You can rent for one, four, or seven days, and the rental fee includes a bike lock and free pickup and drop off of the bike to your hotel. The 26-inch cruiser bikes have comfortable and adjustable seats to fit people of all heights.

Eating and Drinking Out

Serving up South American specialties, La Parrillada Tulum is a great place to visit if you're looking for a good steak. Non-meat eaters won't be left out, however, as the menu also includes several vegetarian options. The meats are cooked over an open outdoor grill to the perfect doneness and served with fresh vegetable and starch sides

If you're a foodie, you must stop by CETLI, billed as a gourmet Mexican restaurant. It's located near the Casa Sophia Hotel in Tulum. The menu puts a twist on Mexican favourites, elevating classic dishes like tortilla soup, empanadas, mole, and chiles en nogada. Seating is by reservation only, as the restaurant is actually housed in the chef's private residence. Expect a slow-paced but amazing dining experience when eating here.

A fun bar and grill with lots of outdoor seating, Puro Corazon invites guests to have fun and enjoy amazing Mexican food. Throughout the week, the restaurant has live music, flamenco dancing, and 2-for-1 cocktail specials so you can keep the party going all night. Favourites on the menu include the shrimp wrap, fish tacos, and empanadas. You can't go wrong with the margaritas and mojitos to wash your food down. 

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