Lovely Turgutreis is a thriving beach resort located in Turkey's Mediterranean coast, one of the most popular mid-haul sun and beach destinations. Turgutreis is located 10 miles away from Bodrum, a lively holiday resort and one of the key gateways to this beautiful part of Turkey. The resort is conveniently located just one hour away from Bodrum International, which is the nearest airport and which has regular charter flights throughout the year.
Turgutreis is a modern town that combines every comfort and amenity with stunning scenery and a vibrant entertainment scene. Because the town is located on a peninsula, glorious beaches are everywhere in Turgutreis, and they run for miles east and west of the town centre. The town is also known for its low cost of living, so if you are after a cheap but rewarding holiday in the sun, come to Turgutreis and we guarantee that you will not be disappointed.
When to go to Turgutreis
Turgutreis is blessed with warm weather for nearly eight months every year. Holidaymakers travel to Turgutreis as early in the year as April, when daytime temperatures average 21°C and visitors can enjoy up to 8 hours of sunshine a day. The temperatures continue to rise until they reach their peak in July, the hottest month. At this time of the year, the thermometers can reach 34°C during the day. September, October, and early November experience lower temperatures and fewer visitors, so this may be the perfect time of the year to grab a last minute holiday bargain to Turgutreis.
Where to Stay
The local hotels and resorts are perfect for all-inclusive family holidays
, as they offer modern amenities and a central location at bargain prices. Many of these hotels also have spa facilities so that you can treat yourself to pampering rejuvenating treatments. But Turgutreis is more than a package holiday, as there is a range of great deals available on luxury hotels, particularly in the northern side of town, which also happens to be quieter.
Attractions & Events
Turgutreis rugged coast is an attraction in its own right. There are more than 10 islands and islets located off the main coast, and boat tours are a popular way of exploring their beauty. Day trips to famous Greek islands like Kos
or Kalymnos can be easily arranged at Turgutreis' harbour. Back in the mainland, Turgurtreis beaches are the perfect spot to relax and unwind. Gunbatimi beach is great for those staying near the town centre. Further away are beaches like Palamut and Fener, which are ideal windsurfing spots. Swimming and snorkelling are great at Meteor beach, Akcabuk, and Karaincir.
The resort is also home to a colourful street market that is held every Saturday along the main street. The market is one of the main attractions in the whole peninsula and draws all kinds of vendors, from artisans selling leather goods or handmade jewellery to vendors offering snacks and traditional Turkish food. This is a great place to grab all your souvenirs, but be prepared to haggle just like the locals do. In the evenings, explore Turgutreis' exciting nightlife at its Irish pubs, cocktail bars, and waterfront cafes. The marina is home to several bars where live traditional Turkish music is played daily. Other things to do include diving among shipwrecks, horse riding in the nearby mountains, and visiting the ancient windmills in Karabag, a mountain village that boasts splendid panoramic views of the coast.
The most important event in Turgutreis is the Classic Music Festival, which is held in July.
Why visit Turgutreis
Turgutreis is an ideal destination that offers a variety of activities, lovely landscapes, and plenty of entertainment at cheap prices. To find the best package holiday to this sun and beach resort, contact the specialists at A1 Travel, where will take care of all your holiday needs.