Gumbet, Bodrum Region, Turkey
- 7 Nights
- 02 May 2016
- Self Catering
- London Gatwick
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Bodrum region holidays should be the first choice for families looking to enjoy a relaxing getaway in Turkey. The hotels, shops and beaches make it one of the most comfortable holidays on the market.
Gumbet, Bodrum Region, Turkey
Bodrum , Bodrum Region, Turkey
Gumbet, Bodrum Region, Turkey
Turkish bazaars, waterside dining, boat trips and sandy beaches are just some of the highlights of holidays in the Bodrum region. Between the many resort towns found here there are spa facilities, historical attractions and exciting nightspots available too.
With the exception of one, all of the Bodrum region resorts are found along the coastlines of the Bodrum peninsula. The outlier is Altinkum which rests north of the airport. This resort also features its own coastal community though, complete with three beaches.
The majority of resorts are ideal for families and couples with many hotels featuring their own kids clubs, activities and facilities. The exciting nightlife in Bodrum and Gumbet may be ideal for 18-30s travellers too.
Akyarlar is found at the southern tip of the Bodrum peninsula and is a popular holiday destination primarily thanks to its phenomenal beach that is one of the most scenic in the region.
The landscape is painted with high hills covered in vivid greens while out to sea you can see Kos resting in the distance. Many businesses offer boat trips out to the Greek Island as well as other beautiful areas around the Bodrum region.
This is a terrific family resort where the sports, shows and nightspots can be enjoyed and appreciated by all ages.
Located north of the airport, Altinkum provides beautiful views of the Aegean Sea from its coastal setting.
The beaches are conveniently titled First, Second and Third Beach with each offering terrific areas to sunbathe, relax and even play.
The family friendly resort doesn't exclude any ages with activities for all and nightspots that everyone can enjoy. Dolphin Square is Altinkum's centre for shopping, dining and drinking both day and night.
The region's capital provides an exciting holiday opportunity for families, couples and the 18-30 crowds. This city is known for providing the best shopping facilities within the region as well as the most exciting nightlife opportunities.
The town is home to two bays which are divided by the towering Bodrum Castle in between. On one side is a modern marina filled with shops and restaurants while the other side features a small but popular beach area.
There are plenty of attractions and resorts surrounding Bodrum. It is easy to get around to all of them thanks to the thorough Dolmus bus service operating from the city.
Though it is technically a suburb of Bodrum city, Gumbet has enough holiday perks and personality to shine all on its own.
The famous Bar Street attracts visitors from all over the region who want to enjoy lively nights out here. By day the kilometre long Gumbet Beach is a beautiful Blue Flag winner where you're free to relax or take part in some exciting water sports.
The town is also known for hosting the long-running Dream Girls show where performers in drag sing classics hits at this dinner and show.
Turgutreis is the second largest town in the Bodrum region and it is filled with some fantastic facilities available for you to use.
Saturday's weekly market is a big event in this town with hundreds of stalls laid out ready for you to browse. If you'd rather shop through the week there is plenty to find around town including Artist Street where talented locals display and sell their various artwork.
By the coast you can spend your day relaxing on the beach which could be found right next to your accommodation, or you could get active with water sports over at the nearby Fener Beach.
While Yalikavak was formerly the region's busiest fishing port, it is now a laidback town where holiday satisfaction is its number one priority.
Modern hotels by the coast blend in seamlessly with its old town surroundings inland. Some of the hotels offer private beach spaces for ultimate serenity in the sun while Magi Beach accepts all tourists to its shores.
By night the mellow marina provides plenty of restaurants and laidback bars to settle into. Enjoying a glass of wine by the waterfront has never felt so cool. Not far away Turkbuku offers wilder nights at its collection of seafront bars.
Temperatures across the Bodrum region reach terrific summer highs of 35C in July and August. People enjoy holidays at various times of the year thanks to the continuous warm temperatures and the 300 days of annual sunshine. The daily average reaches a high of at least 20C from April until November so you can visit at a time that suits you.
A Roman health Spa that's still in use today, white rocks form terraced pools that are filled with enticing blue water, it's a naturally beautiful and totally relaxing day out.
Ephesus is one of the world's best preserved archaeological sites and dates back to Roman times. Visit homes, the double walled library, old brothel and the amazing 24,000 seat Grand Theatre, once graced by gladiators.
This exciting waterpark is found within the Bodrum city district and can be easily accessed from a number of resorts in the region. This is a park built with kids in mind so there are plenty of smaller pools and playparks to enjoy. With 24 slides on offer, all ages will find thrills within this Aquapark.
Saturday's weekly market is a big event in this town as there are hundreds of stalls laid out ready for you to browse. The sellers expect a haggle for items including baked goods, Turkish rugs, fake brands and much more. Many stalls accept Turkish lira, euros and British pounds.
Also referred to as the Castle of St. Peter, this large structure is easily spotted at the centre of the city. You can head inside and spend hours exploring the large structure which was built with parts of a structure that was one of the Ancient Wonders of the World.
This large outdoor club is one of the region's most popular and for good reason. Spectacular summer parties are thrown here with international DJs and themed parties keeping partiers up all night. There are dozens of other bars and clubs to try between Bodrum and its nightlife sidekick Gumbet.
Available from most coastal resorts, you can set off on a daylong boat trip to take you to amazing areas around Bodrum and to nearby islands. Just 5km away from the Bodrum peninsula is the Greek island of Kos or you could head east to the Dalyan River which is filled with natural and historical sights.