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Weather and climate

Temperature: Highs in the early 30s (°C) in summer.

Best time to go: Book holidays to Kusadasi for May or June if you want to beat the summer humidity.

This stretch of coastline enjoys long Mediterranean summers with plenty of sun.

Kusadasi boasts over 300 days of sunshine every single year. And you can expect temperatures to soar into the early 30s (°C) between July and September. For many, the best time for holidays Kusadasi is late spring, when you enjoy sunny beach weather and mild temperature in the 20s.

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Beach lovers: Boasting eight beaches in total, there’s a spot for every day of your holiday. Whether you want to sit back in the sun or enjoy a watersports adventure, there’s a place for you here. It’s great for families, with lots of facilities for adrenaline lovers too.

Sightseers: This resort is the gateway to some of the most famous historic sites in the region, including the Temple of Artemis and the ancient city of Ephesus, only 30 minutes away.

Families: You’ll find a superb selection of attractions right on your doorstep; think waterparks, marine parks and kid-friendly beaches. There’s something to keep them busy every day of your holiday.

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Fast facts

Language: Turkish, with English widely spoken in resorts, hotels and restaurants. Pack a phrasebook or download our handy language app to try out a few basic Turkish phrases like ‘please’ and ‘thank you’.

Currency: Turkish Lira.

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

Fly to: Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport. Transfers to Kusadasi take 1 hour and 15 minutes. 

Flight time from UK: The flight time to Kusadasi is 4 hours.

Visa / health: Before holidays to Kusadasi, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/turkey for visa and health recommendations. Apply for your Turkish visa online at https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/

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Getting around

By dolmus: These local minibuses are a great way to get from place to place if you want to escape the hot sunshine; from the beach, between the attractions, and back to your hotel. They’re affordable, too. 

By taxi: Look out for licensed taxis (they’re yellow and easy to spot) fitted with meters and ‘taksi’ signs. You should always ask how much the fare will be before you get in.   

On foot: If you’re not in a rush, walking is a pleasant way to see the sights and make the most of the weather. Most of resorts and beaches are within walking distance of one another.

Events

Gold Pigeon Music Festival: A firm favourite with locals and visitors alike, this festival arrives in the last week of June every year. You’ll find singers, shows and concerts playing all over the resort.

Izmir International Festival: Music lovers, you’ll love this lively music festival over in the nearby port city of Izmir. It’s held every June, and you can expect to find musical performances and concerts at venues all over the city.

Izmir European Jazz Festival: Cementing Izmir’s reputation as a hotspot for music is the annual jazz festival. Held in March, the city welcomes big names in Turkish and European jazz.