Where is hot in March?

By March, most destinations enjoy relatively warm, sunny weather, apart from the United Kingdom, that is! Yes, here at home we’re still waiting for the sun to come out, and raise the first beautiful blooms of the season. But why sit around and wait for spring to arrive, when you could jet off on a well-deserved break and enjoy sunshine in just a few hours? At this time of year, Turkey’s hotting up and Tunisia's enjoying longer days, while the Seychelles, Brazil and Gambia are at their absolute best. Whether you want to sunbathe or sightsee, March is an ideal month in which to enjoy a holiday.

Top 5 places to stay for sunny climes in March

But where to stay when you start planning your springtime break? In private accommodation booked through HomeAway, of course! We have thousands of African villas and Seychelles retreats, as well as apartments in Turkey and coastal homes in Brazil: whatever your budget, and wherever you want to go, HomeAway has the property to suit. So why wait? For space, privacy and great value for money, simply browse through our website today. As well as enjoying some well-deserved sunshine, you’ll find many of our properties offer excellent springtime deals.

March holidays in Gambia

Gambia

In just six hours, and without the slightest hint of jetlag, you could be lazing on the shores of Gambia, on the western coast of Africa. With at least 10 hours of sunshine a day, and temperatures topping 34°C, this is a destination for the most dedicated of sun lovers! Of course, there’s plenty to keep you busy if you do have enough of sunbathing, including snorkelling, deep-sea fishing, abseiling and scuba diving on the coast. Head inland, and you could even go on safari in the Kiang West National Park: explore the savannahs for antelope, and search the mangroves for West African manatees.


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March holidays in Turkey

Turkey

The point at which east meets west, Turkey’s best explored in spring before summer temperatures become stifling. You can opt for a classic beach break, lazing along the Aegean and topping up your tan, or explore Turkey’s exciting capital, the bustling city of Istanbul. A particularly great base from which to explore Turkish cuisine and culture, you can easily spend your days admiring beautiful mosques, perusing colourful souks, and taking excursions to ancient Greek ruins. You can even watch dolphins in the Sea of Marmara! With fewer crowds and better prices, Turkey’s a fantastic choice.


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March holidays in Brazil

Brazil

If nothing but sky-high temperatures will do, look no further than March holidays in Brazil. You can expect temperatures between 27°C and 32°C, and around 10 hours of a sunshine a day: perfect for sunbathing, swimming and sightseeing! And you’ll want to explore, as Brazil’s home to some of the world’s most fascinating historical sites and natural wonders. Head for Rio de Janeiro in southeastern Brazil, and you’ll be able to visit the famous Christ the Redeemer statue, visit the Parque Nacional da Serra dos Orgaos, and drink cachaca, made from sugarcane - in the evening.


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March holidays in Tunisia

Tunisia

March is a great time to explore exciting Tunisia: temperatures tend to hover around 23 °C, so you can have your fill of sunshine and sightseeing at the same time! There’s lots to see, including Phoenician, Roman, Byzantine and Turkish ruins, as well as the outstanding natural beauty of the country’s coastline, of course. There are over 1,200 kilometres of sandy shores in Tunisia, with the likes of Sousse, Hammamet and Monastir boasting some of the best. Try your hand at water-sports such as scuba diving and windsurfing, or simple lie back, relax, and enjoy lazing on warm, golden sands.


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March holidays in the Seychelles

Seychelles

With 9 hours of daily sunshine, virtually zero rainfall, and temperatures topping 30 °C, the Seychelles are a great bet when you want to jet off in March. Located 1,000 miles off the eastern coast of Africa, it’s famed for stunning beaches, unspoilt landscapes and exclusive accommodation. You have over 150 islands to choose from, including destinations like Praslin Island, with its Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, and Aldabra Atoll, with one of the world’s largest and most spectacular coral reefs. Whether you want to get active or lie back and relax, you can’t go wrong with the Seychelles.


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