Altinkum

Holidays in Altinkum are great for families and couples.
Average Flight Time:
4 hours
Time Difference:
+2 hours
Average Temp:
20°C
Currency:
TRY

The resort of Altinkum lies on Turkey's Aegean coast. Surrounding a bay and with a backdrop of mountains, Altinkum has a beautiful stretch of sandy beach that shelves down into the crystal clear waters. Holidays in Altkinkum are a particular favourite with families with days spent on the golden sands, where there's watersports to enjoy too. When the sun goes down, Altinkum’s nightlife comes to life along the main seafront promenade with its lively bars and restaurants. The saturday morning market is the place to pick up a bargain. For culture enthusiasts, the ruins of Ephesus are within easy reach and the Temple of Apollo at Didyma is just a short ride away. What's more Altinkum is within easy reach, flights to Turkey only take around 4 hours from most UK airports - so a lively holiday in Altinkum is never too far away!

Weather Map More info...
Jan
6°C
Feb
6°C
Mar
8°C
Apr
11°C
May
17°C
Jun
21°C
Jul
25°C
Aug
25°C
Sep
20°C
Oct
16°C
Nov
11°C
Dec
7°C
The weather in Altinkum is one of its main attractions. Summers are long, hot and dry - with daytime temperatures often peaking in the mid thirties. There is often rain in the winter, but daytime highs in the late teens and early twenties offer a welcome break from the weather at home.
Things to see & do

You wont be bored on your holiday in Altinkum daily life centres around the sandy beaches where youll find a good range of watesports on offer including snorkelling and waterskiing. Theres also fishing, horse riding and tennis to enjoy too. Altinkum Aqua Park on the outskirts of the resort is a popular choice with families. For a bit of culture, explore nearby Ephesus and the Temple of Apollo.

In the evening, the waterfront or the two main squares are the places to be. Lined with many lively bars, restaurants and nightclub to keep you entertained to the early hours, they can get busy in high season.

Food & drink

There are many restaurants to tempt your tastebuds in Altinkum. Local Turkish specialities kebabs, rice dishes, feta cheese, olives, clay pot casseroles, stuffed peppers and vine leaves. If you prefer a taste of home, there's also restaurants serving everything from fast food to a variety of international cuisines.

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