Cheap Holidays to Bodrum Region

The Bodrum region primarily comprises the naturally scenic Bodrum Peninsular, known for its tangerine and olive groves, which is surrounded by beaches and coves, lapped by the blue waters of the Aegean Sea.

The city of Bodrum, whilst retaining much Turkish charm by day, is a thriving centre for nightlife and the whole region is littered with historic sites, colourful markets and bazaars, sailing craft and traditional gulets, which can take you around the beautiful coast and the Gulf of Gulkova.

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How Hot?

The Bodrum region has year-round good weather, though summers do get quite warm, temperatures rarely go above 95ºF (35 ºC) and the water is a pleasant 62ºF-77ºF (17ºC-25ºC).

The winter months do get chilly, though it can be mild enough to dine outside, wearing a sweater or lightweight jacket. Sea temperatures in the winter range from 61ºF-66ºF (16ºC-19ºC), making it a great location for diving at any time of the year.

Out and About

The Bodrum region offers something for holidaymakers of all ages, whether it's a romantic break for two, a family holiday or a young group looking for a lively nightlife scene.

The area has a long stretch of coastline much of it untouched by tourism, with isolated beaches, traditional villages, ancient sites, mountains and green valleys providing the ideal backdrop for a holiday of exploration whether by foot, boat or car.

Ancient sites in the region include the Bodrum Castle, an underwater museum, a restored amphitheatre and the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, one of the remaining Seven Wonders of the World all of which are in Bodrum, another must see are the windmills located on the hills between Bodrum and Gumbet. Other sites of interest in the area include the Kusadasi Fortress on Pigeon Island, the archaeological site Ephesus around 12 miles from Kusadasi and the ancient city of Didim (Didyma) which is several hours drive from Bodrum.

There are numerous water parks to be found in the region; some of which are hotel-waterpark combinations. Adaland in Kusadasi is a complex of three water based theme parks; an Aquapark with slides and rides, a Dolphinpark where you can swim with dolphins and watch seal and dolphin shows, and Seapark, where you can swim through an aquarium and feed rays; also the Bodrum Dedeman Aquapark, the largest in Turkey covering more than 40,000 square metres.

Out for Lunch!

The region of Bodrum has numerous restaurants, cafes, taverns and roadside stands offering Turkish and international cuisines. The resorts of Gumusluk, Turkbuku, Ortakent, Torba and Yalikavak are renowned for their seafood restaurants, while Bitez and Yaliciftil offer great kebabs, along with a great variety of meat dishes.

The Bodrum region is a great place to enjoy traditional Turkish cuisine, where a wide range of Turkish kebabs, mezes (starters), meat dishes, fish and popular Turkish sweets such as baklava and Turkish Delight are widely available.

Quick Facts

Flight Time - From Glasgow 4 hrs 30 mins, From Manchester 4 hrs 20 mins, From London 4 hrs

Currency - Turkish Lira

Nightlife - Restaurants, Bars, Nightclubs and Cafes - mixed

Best Time to Visit: April to October

Top Hotels In Bodrum Region

Here's a list of our top accommodations in Bodrum Region, ranked by our customer ratings and reviews.

Kusadasi
A modern and elegant hotel set directly on the beach offering good service, stylish and relaxing amenities....

4.1 / 5 from 29 reviews

Kusadasi
First class hotel set in 22 acres with its own beach, with extensive sports and leisure activities, social and dining options....

4.7 / 5 from 26 reviews

Altinkum
The Garden of Sun Hotel is a brand new 5 star development that offers a superb range of facilities. The closest beach is ideal for families with younger children due to it being flat and sandy....

3.2 / 5 from 24 reviews

Bitez
Set in the peaceful resort of Bitez, the hotel offers a peaceful and relaxing environment with easy access to all the local amenities....

3.5 / 5 from 24 reviews

Altinkum
The Nazar is centrally located just a short distance to the shops, bars and restaurants, as well as being only 100 metres from the beach....

3.4 / 5 from 23 reviews

Kusadasi
Extensive, all inclusive, family friendly beach complex offering first class accommodation and a excellent choice of facilities to suit the whole family....

4.2 / 5 from 22 reviews

Altinkum
Mutlu Apartments are situated just 300 metres from the beach, coupled with the range of facilities on offer make this a popular choice with families....

3.7 / 5 from 22 reviews

Kusadasi
Set in natural surroundings, the golf course, the relaxing Spa, the sports facilities and contemporary accommodation provide a fashionable haven for healthy living...

4.3 / 5 from 20 reviews

Gumbet
The Nagi Beach Hotel is ideal for those looking to be within easy reach of the resorts lively centre. The hotel provides simply furnished guest rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, kids pool and playgroun...

4.1 / 5 from 19 reviews

Altinkum
The Majesty Club Tarhan Beach was built in the locally developed Ionic architectural style and provides the ideal destination for all those who appreciate the finer things of life....

4.2 / 5 from 19 reviews

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