Ortakent - A Spectacular Resort on the Bodrum peninsula
Ortakent is a relaxing, scenic resort that is ideal for young families and couples looking to unwind in one of Turkey’s best loved resorts.
Ortakent holidays are the ideal way to discover the stunning natural beauty with plenty of idyllic beaches and rugged countryside to explore.
With a transfer time of one hour from Bodrum airport, it is just enough time to gain an understanding of your location and take in some of the breathtaking views. Accommodation in the resort is varied with plenty of self catered Ortakent villas and both budget and luxury hotels that offer a range of packages. The majority of the accommodation in the area is situated around the main tourist facilities with plenty of restaurants, shops and great beaches to enjoy all in close proximity. There are plenty of great things to see and do during a holiday in Ortakent including beautiful citrus gardens, historical ruins and a long beach covered in white sand and sparkling waters.
With a year round warm climate there is no better time to book a holiday to this Turkish delight. There are fantastic Ortakent holiday deals available right now; it is the perfect time to experience what this exciting resort has to offer.
Ortakent - Sightseeing and Activities
One of the main attractions of a holiday to Ortakent is the wide range of water sports on offer.
Whether you prefer to relax on scenic cruise around the coastline or take a glass bottomed boat ride around the bay, there are plenty of great activities for families to enjoy.
Those looking for something more exhilarating can take advantage of the wind-surfing, jet-skiing, scuba diving and even parasailing facilities that are found on the beach. Due to the close proximity of the resort to the city of Bodrum there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy full day excursions around the area. From shopping trips to historical tours there is something to suit all tastes. Nature lovers will appreciate the many stunning floral displays and gardens around the area boasting flora from around the world. Ortakent is famed for its Mandarin trees and the scent carries through the resort especially during the summer.
Shopping in Ortakent is ideal for those looking to pick up some holiday souvenirs and gifts with plenty of markets and craft stores situated around the main tourist area. Those wanting a more varied shopping experience during an Ortakent holiday can take advantage of the great public transport facilities available with a regular bus service offering connecting services to other resorts.
Ortakent – Nightlife and Cuisine
Ortakent offers a range of restaurants, cafes and food stalls with a range of cuisines from around the world.
Those enjoying Ortakent holidays are advised to sample some of the delicious traditional Turkish cuisine on offer including mouthwatering grilled kebabs, stewed meats and fresh local produce.
The hotels around the resort offer a wide array of foods usually in the form of a buffet, ideal for sampling a wide range of Turkish delicacies and dishes.
The harbor area is the best place to go for fresh seafood with a range of high quality restaurants that are the perfect spot for enjoying an intimate meal on an evening. The nightlife in Ortakent is fairly vibrant with bars and nightclubs around the area along with entertainment available in the many hotels. From live music to karaoke there is something for all tastes to enjoy as the sun sets, yet another great reason to enjoy an Ortakent break.
Ortakent - Weather and Climate
As a year round holiday resort Ortakent boasts a fantastic 300 days of sunshine.
The most popular time to visit the resort is between May and October when the temperatures are at their highest often reaching over 35°C especially during July and August.
There is a refreshing coastal breeze that sweeps across the resort ensuring that the temperatures stay at a comfortable level, ideal for families with small children enjoying a holiday in Ortakent.
The majority of the apartments and hotels offer air conditioning facilities, a welcome relief for those visiting during the summer months. During the summer the resort is very busy therefore those looking for a quiet Ortakent break will perhaps prefer visiting the resort outside of the peak summer season. Even during the winter the resort maintains mild temperatures with around 6 hours of sunshine per day, ideal for those hoping to escape for a winter break.