Located on the western tip of Turkey's Bodrum Peninsula, Turgutreis is the second largest holiday resort on the Aegean coast.
Surrounded by mountains and the sea Turgutreis is an excellent blend of traditional Turkish style and modern influence with its impressive new marina.
The resort is named after a renowned Ottoman Admiral in the Turkish navy.
Who is Turgutreis suitable for?
Turgutreis holidays are an ideal destination for those seeking a beach based break with easy access to other activities.
Most visitors spend their days lazing in the sun or around the harbour and marina area which provides a range of waterfront cafes in which to wile away the hours.
Evenings can be spent making the most of the abundance of freshly caught seafood and enjoying the sunset.
The best time to visit Turgutreis
May, June, September and October are the best months to visit Turgutreis for those wanting sunshine and cool breezes. July and August you'll find temperatures reach their high peak, which many will love but it may be too hot for some.
What are the beaches like in Turgutreis?
The beaches in Turgutreis are very popular with windsurfers due to the refreshing coastal breeze. Holidays to Turgutreis are a big hit with families because of the gently shelving dark sand, which makes them suitable for children.
Numerous activities are available on the beaches including scuba diving through the certified Aquanaut Diving School.
Many visitors take a day trip to one of the Greek islands, including Kos and Rhodes. Your trip will usually involve a stop off at an idyllic cove with the chance to swim and enjoy the sunshine.
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