Best Beaches in Southern Europe in March

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PICK A MONTH FOR BEST BEACHES IN SOUTHERN EUROPE

These are the best beaches in Southern Europe in March, based on average sunshine, sea temperature, rainfall and temperature. Though many factors can come into play when choosing your beach destination, the beach weather will often be a deciding factor. Here we list the top beaches based on the average weather conditions and sea temperature.

Best Beach Destinations in Southern Europe in March

  • 22°C (72°F) Air
    19°C (67°F) Sea
    8.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    2.5 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a great time for sunbathing in Tenerife. Sea temperatures are a cool 19°C (67°F). March is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Tenerife.

  • 22°C (72°F) Air
    19°C (66°F) Sea
    8.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    2.3 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 1.1cm (0.4inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a great time for sunbathing in Jandia Peninsular. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (66°F). March is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Jandia Peninsular for prolonged periods of time.

  • 22°C (72°F) Air
    19°C (65°F) Sea
    8.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    2.3 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 1.1cm (0.4inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a great time for sunbathing in Fuerteventura. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (65°F). March is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Fuerteventura for prolonged periods of time.

  • 22°C (72°F) Air
    19°C (65°F) Sea
    8.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    2.3 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.5hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 1.1cm (0.4inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a great time for sunbathing in La Oliva. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (65°F). March is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in La Oliva for prolonged periods of time.

  • 22°C (72°F) Air
    19°C (65°F) Sea
    8.3 Hrs of Sun / Day
    3.4 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 69% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 1.4cm (0.6inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Canary Islands. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (65°F). March is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Canary Islands for prolonged periods of time.

  • 22°C (71°F) Air
    19°C (66°F) Sea
    8.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    4.0 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 2.7cm (1.1inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a great time for sunbathing in Gran Canaria. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (66°F). March is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Gran Canaria for prolonged periods of time.

  • 22°C (72°F) Air
    18°C (65°F) Sea
    8.1 Hrs of Sun / Day
    3.4 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 1.4cm (0.6inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Lanzarote. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). March is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Lanzarote for prolonged periods of time.

  • 17°C (63°F) Air
    16°C (61°F) Sea
    8.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    3.5 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 6.1cm (2.4inches) making it dry with only light showers in the very few rainy days each month. There are just 3.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Karpathos. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). March is too cold for swimming in Karpathos for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 18°C (64°F) Air
    15°C (60°F) Sea
    7.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    5.1 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.5hrs making the days quite long and bright. March has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Almeria Province. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (60°F). March is too cold for swimming in Almeria Province for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 18°C (65°F) Air
    15°C (58°F) Sea
    7.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    4.3 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 64% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.6hrs making the days quite long and bright. March has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Murcia. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). March is too cold for swimming in Murcia for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 19°C (65°F) Air
    17°C (62°F) Sea
    6.9 Hrs of Sun / Day
    7.9 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 58% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 0.9cm (0.4inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Algarve. Sea temperatures are a cold 17°C (62°F). March is too cold for swimming in Algarve for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 19°C (66°F) Air
    15°C (58°F) Sea
    7.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    5.7 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.5hrs making the days quite long and bright. March has total rainfall of 0.1cm (0.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Valencian Country. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). March is too cold for swimming in Valencian Country for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 19°C (65°F) Air
    17°C (62°F) Sea
    6.9 Hrs of Sun / Day
    7.9 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 58% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 0.9cm (0.4inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Faro District. Sea temperatures are a cold 17°C (62°F). March is too cold for swimming in Faro District for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 19°C (66°F) Air
    14°C (58°F) Sea
    7.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    5.7 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.5hrs making the days quite long and bright. March has total rainfall of 0.1cm (0.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Costa Blanca. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (58°F). March is too cold for swimming in Costa Blanca for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 17°C (62°F) Air
    16°C (60°F) Sea
    8.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    8.0 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 3.9cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Santorini. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). March is too cold for swimming in Santorini for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 17°C (63°F) Air
    16°C (61°F) Sea
    8.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    6.5 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.5hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 6.1cm (2.4inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Leros. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). March is too cold for swimming in Leros for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 17°C (63°F) Air
    16°C (61°F) Sea
    8.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    6.5 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.5hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 6.1cm (2.4inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Rhodes. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). March is too cold for swimming in Rhodes for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 17°C (63°F) Air
    16°C (61°F) Sea
    8.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    6.5 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.5hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 6.1cm (2.4inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Kalymnos. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). March is too cold for swimming in Kalymnos for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 16°C (61°F) Air
    16°C (60°F) Sea
    8.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    9.8 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 3.9cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Paros. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). March is too cold for swimming in Paros for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 16°C (61°F) Air
    16°C (60°F) Sea
    8.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    9.8 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 3.9cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Naxos. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). March is too cold for swimming in Naxos for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 17°C (63°F) Air
    16°C (60°F) Sea
    8.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    6.5 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 6.1cm (2.4inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Astipalea. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). March is too cold for swimming in Astipalea for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 17°C (63°F) Air
    16°C (60°F) Sea
    8.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    6.5 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.5hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 6.1cm (2.4inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Kos. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). March is too cold for swimming in Kos for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 16°C (61°F) Air
    15°C (59°F) Sea
    8.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    9.8 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 3.9cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Amorgos. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). March is too cold for swimming in Amorgos for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 19°C (66°F) Air
    16°C (61°F) Sea
    6.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    8.9 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 55% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Malaga Province. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). March is too cold for swimming in Malaga Province for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 19°C (66°F) Air
    16°C (61°F) Sea
    6.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    8.9 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 55% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Costa del Sol. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). March is too cold for swimming in Costa del Sol for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 15°C (59°F) Air
    16°C (60°F) Sea
    8.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    4.4 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (59°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 5.5cm (2.2inches) making it dry with only light showers in the very few rainy days each month. There are just 4.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Attica. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). March is too cold for swimming in Attica for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 16°C (61°F) Air
    16°C (60°F) Sea
    8.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    9.8 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 3.9cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Ios. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). March is too cold for swimming in Ios for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 17°C (62°F) Air
    15°C (59°F) Sea
    7.8 Hrs of Sun / Day
    6.4 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 65% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.8hrs making the days quite long and bright. March has total rainfall of 4.6cm (1.8inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Islands of Sicily. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). March is too cold for swimming in Islands of Sicily for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 18°C (64°F) Air
    16°C (60°F) Sea
    8.8 Hrs of Sun / Day
    7.4 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 74% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.8hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 7.3cm (2.9inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Crete. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). March is too cold for swimming in Crete for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 16°C (61°F) Air
    15°C (60°F) Sea
    8.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    9.8 Days of Rain

    March has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 3.9cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Sifnos. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (60°F). March is too cold for swimming in Sifnos for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.