Going on a vacation or a honeymoon in March is a great option, as it is right after the period where the exotic locations are filled with “winter sun-seekers”, and right before the Easter break. So you can take advantage of some amazing destinations with lower prices and lower crowds of tourists.
Now let’s have a look at some of the best destinations for a March honeymoon:
Curacao is a Dutch Caribbean island boasting amazing weather, beaches, and diving. It’s the perfect location between North and South America and Europe makes it easy to travel to and provides great weather for honeymooners all year long. Known as the “C” in teh ABC islands, Curacao’s Willemstad Handelskade boasts all the European charm set in the beauty of the Carribean.
An incredible destination for snorkeling and scuba diving, Curacao has over 65 sites where you can dive and enjoy the underwater beauty of the area. These dive sites are good for experts and beginners alike. You can go with a group or on your own if you are a certified diver.
Looking for the perfect place to stay for your honeymoon? The Sandals Royal Curacao is the newest Sandals resort property. This all-inclusive resort offers a huge amount of rooms and suites, 11 different restaurants and bars and an amazing amount of activities. You can never go wrong with any Sandals property for an amazing honeymoon. If you are looking for fun and sun in March, Curacao is a great honeymoon destination!
With great weather year-round, Barbados is the perfect March honeymoon destination.
Barados offers an exciting blend of beaches, activities, nightlife and relaxation. You can revisit history by taking part in a historic walking tour or checking out the 18th-century museum. Feel like a little golf? No problem! With plenty of courses, you’re sure to find a tee time. Head out on a private deep sea fishing charter or enjoy the island’s white-sand beaches.
Head up to Cherry Tree Hill and enjoy an amazing view of the island. Check out Harrison’s Cave for a completely unique cave experience. Don’t forget beach time or the promise of guaranteed sunshine!
With two amazing all-inclusive Sandals resorts, Sandals Barbados and Sandals Royal Barbados, there’s plenty of food and relaxation to go around. Check out the islands largest zero-entry pool or book a room with swim up access. Sandals knows romance!
Cancun is a great honeymoon destination for spring (especially March) weddings. This is just the place with fabulous weather to plan your dream honeymoon. March is the month with the least amount of rainfall, so there really isn’t any better time to go! Temperatures range from 73 to 81, ensuring you’ll have plenty of nice beach days.
Cancun has a lot to offer for a march honeymoon. Take advantage of beach activities including swimming, snorkeling, parasailing, scuba diving, snuba, jet skiing and deep-sea fishing. Head downtown into the nightlife at Senor Frogs or do some high-end shopping at multiple luxury malls. If you feel like a day trip, rent a car and head to Xcaret where you can float through caves, see sting rays and turtles or watch their evening entertainment. Enjoy your sunny days with your new spouse in the beautiful turquoise waters.
Just a short flight from the West Coast, Cancun is an obvious beach choice with a lot of great deals on resorts as well as airfare.
Ready to set out to an amazing romantic destination? Aruba just may be it! With its sandy beaches and world-class hotels and entertainment, this is a perfect location for March honeymoons. March is a perfect time to visit as Carnival is now over and things start to slow down on the island. This is one of the driest months of the year so you don’t need to worry about a rainy week spoiling your beach time.
Aruba hosts a multitude of beach activities from swimming and snorkeling to scuba diving. If you feel like a little more adventure, take off for the day or just the afternoon on a guided ATV tour or be chauffeured around on a Jeep tour and leave the driving to someone else. Tour the Aruba Aloe Factory and get some sunburn essentials. You can even stay on Marriott’s private island, Renaissance Island where you can sleep in an over-the-water bungalow. Hike the island’s unique rock formations or check out the butterfly farm.
There’s something for every honeymooner in Aruba!
St. Thomas, USVI
Ready for a beach destination honeymoon but you don’t have a passport? No problem! For St. Thomas, you don’t need one!
As a part of the United States, you can travel to and from with just your driver’s license, no need to get visas or have a passport. March in St. Thomas is the end of the peak season, and it’s the peak season for a reason! Great weather! You’ll enjoy the least amount of rain throughout the year.
While peak season may mean more people, there are a LOT of great things about it! All-inclusive hotels will have ALL their restaurant and activity options running at full capacity during this time. This means that you won’t book an all-inclusive resort expecting all eight restaurants and pools to be open just to realize that in December there just isn’t a need for it and all but one are closed.
There will be more activity options at resorts as well as with local providers. Hit the beach and get a great tan with lots of new friends to play beach volleyball with. Or head on a tour in an open-air bus. Shop the markets, go on a submarine ride or do parasailing. There are a variety of hotels at every level of budget meaning you’ll have a spectacular honeymoon. Great weather awaits you in St. Thomas.
Cape Town, South Africa
This place includes amazing scenery as well as plenty of historic landmarks to visit. March is the end of the summer in Cape Town, meaning that it won’t be too hot, but it will still be much warmer than in the United States or Europe. This is the time when the crowds of tourists will already have been gone, and it’s also the wine harvesting season. So you can sip and enjoy some of South Africa’s finest wines.
While in Cape Town, make sure to visit the iconic Table Mountain with its spectacular views, the Kirstenbosch botanical garden, the Zeits Museum of Contemporary African Art, the Boulders Beach with African penguins, the Robben Island where Nelson Mandela served many years of prison, the Neighbourgoods Market, the Kalk Bay or the Chincilla Rooftop Bar.
If you are looking for a mix of adventure and lazy time on the beach, then Thailand is perfect. You can lay in the sun and swim in the crystal clear water, do all sorts of water activities. But you can also encounter elephants and other amazing wild life in the Khao Sok National Park or explore the incredible capital of Bangkok and be a part of its vibrant night life.
March is a great time to visit Thailand because of the warm and comfortable weather, not too hot and definitely not cold. Other locations that are worth a visit are the Grand Palace (the former home of the king), any place that offers Thai massage, the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, the Nana Plaza, the Sathorn Unique Tower, the stunning Koh Phi Phi island, the wide variety of street food markets, the incredible Wat Arun temple, the Mai Night Bazaar and many more other amazing attractions.
Anguilla is a small British overseas territory with just about 14,000 residents. But it’s also an overlooked tourist destination with some amazing beaches, clear waters and wonderful palm trees. It is also a rising star on the food scene, and you will find a wide variety of restaurants for all tastes here.
Unlike other large and highly populated islands, here you will get more of a secluded feeling that is great for couples on their honeymoon. The weather in March is sunny and warm, and this is the end of the high season, so there will be fewer crowds in this period. Snorkeling and diving are popular activities, because of the calm waters. There are also plenty of cruises, tours, and day trips that you can take and admire the nearby attractions.
Overall this is a great honeymoon destination in the Caribbean.
When saying “exotic vacation” or “unforgettable honeymoon”, many people are actually thinking of the Maldives. This is a small nation formed of lots of atolls and islands and is one of the world’s most geographically dispersed states and also the smallest Asian country. There are about half a million people living here, but many more other tourists are visiting each year.
This is a tropical paradise where you can chill and have a lot of fun. The weather is great in March, with blue skies, low humidity and few rainfalls. The waters are clear and tranquil, so you can go diving or snorkeling and admire the incredible coral reefs of Maldives. A unique attraction here is the Hanifaru Bay, where you can swim among the harmless whale sharks and manta rays.
A Maldives honeymoon is absolutely worth exploring for your March honeymoon.
Playa Del Carmen
Looking for a honeymoon destination that is off the beaten path but still affordable, with easy access where you can spend the perfect honeymoon? Consider Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. Playa Del Carmen offers everything you’d expect from an amazing honeymoon destination. Incredible beaches and activities are readily available with plenty of adults-only hotels.
Playa del Carmen has cultural opportunities. Head to Tulum or Chichen Itza for the day and explore the ruins. Or take a day trip to Isla Mujeres to snorkel and scuba. You can even see a Cique du Soleil show.
Combining a great beach destination along with plenty of unique experiences, great average temperatures, horseback riding and beautiful botanical gardens, you can’t get much better that this obvious choice fof a fantastic honeymoon. One week might not be enough!
If you want to experience something a bit different than an exotic island, then head over to New Zealand which includes giant glaciers, splendid mountain sceneries, lakes, beaches, hiking trails, and incredible Maori culture. Here you can rent a car and hit the open roads together with your loved one and admire the amazing nature.
The weather in march will be just perfect for outdoor activities. It won’t be too hot but it won’t be cold either. The average daytime temperature is between 17 and 21 degrees Celsius (62 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit).
The month of March is actually the beginning of the autumn in New Zealand, so you will get to see some amazing colors on the forest and mountain sceneries. You will get the chance to witness plenty of wildlife around here, including seals and dolphins while visiting Milford Sound during your March honeymoon.
Turks and Caicos
We bet that you didn’t even heard of this place before. It is a part of the British Overseas Territory and consists of the larger Caicos Islands and the smaller Turks Islands. The resident population is just around 50,000 but there are also many tourists coming over. But not as many as on other islands in the Caribbean, which means that you will have a more private experience.
The weather is nice and sunny and you will get to lay on some amazing beaches and swim in crystal clear azure waters. The sun is shining in this location for around 350 days each year and the average temperature in March is around 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit).
The underwater world is very rich and you can explore it through scuba diving or snorkeling. In this time of the year, you will also be able to spot migrating humpback whales while going on boat trips, tours or cruises.
So here were some of the best honeymoon destinations to visit in March. If you decide to choose one of them, make sure to tell us everything about your experience in the comments area below.