Turkbuku travel guide

Weather and climate

Temperature: Expect summer temperatures in the early 30s (°c) in summer.

Best time to visit: Book Türkbükü holidays for early autumn or late spring if you like warm climates with fewer crowds.

The lovely Mediterranean climate guarantees long, hot summers with plenty of sunshine. July and August are usually very hot, with perfect sunbathing weather. You can expect pleasant spring and autumn months, too. Come October, the sea is still warm enough for swimming and the crowds have dispersed from the beaches (that means more room for you!). 

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Türkbükü is best for…

Couples: Spend long, lazy days on glorious beaches, take a romantic stroll along the boulevard, and watch the sun go down from the harbourside restaurants.

Beach lovers: Scenic beaches are a big part of holidays here. You’ll find plenty of narrow spots with rocky outcrops to enjoy, all with scenic backdrops to help you relax.

Foodies: Tuck into fresh seafood and traditional Turkish meze dishes at chic local restaurants. Need something to wash it down with? You’ll find plenty of places serving zingy cocktails, too. 

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Fast facts

Language: Turkish.

Currency: Euro (€).

Local time: Turkbuku is 2 hours ahead of GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Bodrum Airport. The transfer time to Turkbuku is 1 hour and 15 minutes. 

Flight time from UK: The Turbuku flight time is 4 hours.

Visa and health: Before you head off on your holiday, it’s worth visiting www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/Turkey for visas and health recommendations and advice. Apply for your Turkish visa online at https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en

Holiday destinations related to Turkbuku:

  • Altinkum
  • Gumbet
  • Bodrum Resort
  • Getting around

    By dolmus: These local minibuses are a cheap and efficient way to get around. They run across specific routes, often travelling to other towns in the area, and you can hop on and off as you like.

    By hire car: If you want to explore the beautiful Bodrum Peninsula at your own pace, this is the best way. Pick up a rental when you arrive at the airport, or find a hire car company in Bodrum town.

    By taxi: Look out for stands around the resort where rates are posted. You can’t miss the bright yellow licensed taxis. And remember to ask for a price before you get in because they usually run on a meter. 

    Events

    Bodrum Bicycle Festival: Every May, this fun-filled event takes place in Bodrum town to promote eco-friendly travel. Anyone can join in on this cycle trail from Neyzen Tevfik to the Quay Centre. Spot acrobats, musicians and dancers peddling along the route.

    The Bodrum Cup: The annual boat race takes place on the shores of Bodrum town. The party atmosphere starts way before the race begins, with live music and dance shows in Iskele Square. Cheer on the contestants with a tropical cocktail in hand.