Temperature: Low 30s (°C) between July and September.
Best time to visit: May and June, when it’s sunny with slightly cooler temperatures.
You can make the most of Turkey’s sunny Mediterranean climate on holidays to Bodrum. Summers are long and dry with plenty of sunshine. Temperatures start to rise into the mid 20s (°C) as early as April, peaking in the low 30s (and beyond) from July to September.
Couples: You’ll love the cosmopolitan marina, where you can take a romantic stroll, enjoy a sailing trip along the coastline, and tuck into dinner with a view.
Sightseers: Between the famous Mausoleum, Roman amphitheatre and Bodrum Castle, there’s no shortage of sights to see in this town.
Night owls: As well as laid-back bars, you’ve got a handful of ultra-chic clubs that stay open until the early hours. Oh, and the popular nightlife hub of Gumbet is just down the road.
More about Bodrum Resort
Currency: Turkish Lira.
Local time: Bodrum Resort is 2 hours ahead of GMT/UK time.
Fly to: Bodrum Airport. The transfer time to Bodrum Resort is 45 minutes.
Flight time from UK: The Bodrum flight time is 4 hours.
Visa and health: Before you travel, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/turkey for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your. Apply for your Turkish visa online at https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/.
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By dolmus: These local public mini buses run throughout Turkey’s resorts, and they’re the cheapest and easiest way to get around here. They go every half an hour or so in high season.
By taxi: You won’t have trouble finding a yellow taxi in the resort. They’re handy for short trips (like getting back to your hotel), but bear in mind that they run on a meter and fares are higher at night.
By bus: Bus services connect the main towns and resorts in the area. It’s an affordable way to get around and a good option for daytrips.
Sunsplash Festival: Fancy clubbing on the beach? Every May, Bodrum’s beautiful beach hosts this five-day electro music festival. During the day, you can chill by the sea, take a yoga class, and see artists working on the beach.
International Bodrum Dance Festival: Later on in May is the International Bodrum Dance Festival. This popular local event features four days of traditional dances from all over the world, with people dressed in colourful costumes. You’ll find performances take place across the city.