Altinkum is a fun fueled holiday resort with beautiful beaches, lively nightlife and fabulous shopping. On Altinkum holidays there’s plenty of opportunities for lounging around in the sun as its incredible sandy beaches are some of the best in the area, drawing visitors from miles around with their golden shores and stunning views of the sea. If you’re a fun seeker who appreciates a buzzing nightlife scene and beach adventures, then you’ll love Altinkum. Altinkum is just one of our exciting, cheap and All Inclusive holiday destinations in Turkey, so check out the full range and get planning your next break.
Temperatures are cool in the winter and nice and hot in the summer when they reach the mid-30s (°C).
The closest airport to Altinkum is Bodrum Airport which is 90km away.
Altinkum is just one of the great areas you could choose, from our range of exciting, cheap and All Inclusive holiday destinations in Turkey. This fun holiday destination has many clubs, chic bars and a range of classy restaurants, serving up your favourite dishes. The beaches welcome you with gorgeous views and classic, warm Turkish weather, perfect for relaxing on a rented sunlounger whilst you’re waited on by the waiter service on the beach. There are also loads of watersports on offer – ideal when you’ve had enough of lazing around.
Altinkum has many local bazaars and markets – perfect if you’re looking to get your shopping fix. Every Saturday, the local bazaar draws crowds with its range of colourful stalls, shop for high quality leather bags and shoes, colourful scarfs, hand painted local pottery and delicious Turkish cakes and sweets. The late night markets of the neighbouring Mavisehir also have a range of Turkish trinkets and treasures on offer and you can enjoy shopping beneath the stars.
Dolphin Square is a nightlife hotspot in the centre of Altinkum and has a range of exciting bars and clubs, offering traditional Turkish entertainment or international tunes. Altinkum is a great place for an alternative night out; spend your nights belting out classics at the local karaoke bar, head out for some family fun at the bingo hall or let the bartenders work their magic in the cocktail bars. Altinkum will also keep foodies happy with a good selection of high end and cheap and cheerful restaurants, serving up a range of different cuisines.
The local golden, sandy beaches of Altinkum are known for their stunning seafront views and surrounding natural beauty. There are parasols and beach beds to rent and free waiter service; meaning you won’t have to move a muscle from your sunny spot. There are also lots of adrenaline-charged water sports on offer, including scuba diving, sailing and banana boating.
Fun seekers: Hit the many exciting bars and nightclubs for a night of dancing, live music and indulgent cocktails. The street performers really bring Altinkum to life at night.
Bargain hunters: With a lively local bazaar, buzzing markets and dozens of quaint shops; Altinkum is a top shopping destination.
Beach lovers: Relax on the golden sands of the local beaches or ride the waves, with the many local water sports on offer.
Language: Turkish is the official language.
Currency: Turkish Lira is the main currency of the area.
Local Time: Two hours ahead of GMT/UK time
Fly To: The closest airport to Altinkum is Bodrum Airport, it's 90 km to Altinkum from Bodrum.
Flight Time from the UK: Approximately 3 hours 30 minutes.
Tourist Information: All important tourist information on travelling to Altinkum can be found at www.goturkey.com.
Visa and Health: Before you fly to Altinkum with Airtours visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel- advice/Turkey for help and advice on visa requirements and health considerations for your holiday to Altinkum.
Temperature: In summer, temperatures are generally in the low 30s (°C) whilst the weather is cooler during winter, autumn and spring.
Best time to visit: If you want to spend most of your time on the beach in the sunshine, head to Altinkum during the summer. For something a bit cooler, or to explore the area with more shade, why not get a great deal out of season?
By train: There isn’t a local train line operating but there are plenty of other cheap forms of travel in the local area.
By taxi: Taxis are a fast and reliable way to travel in the local area.
By hire car: You can book a hire car, in advance or set when one up once you’ve arrived.
By bus: Buses are cheap and frequently run from the town centre.
For foodies: The cheery Didim International Olive Festival takes place in September and lets you sample the area’s finest olives and olive oil.
For peacemakers: For many years, Didim has hosted the Didim Peace Festival. The festival encourages good relations between Turkey and Greece. The festival is jam packed with fun events, from boat races to folk dances and ends with a music festival on the beach.
For quirky adventure lovers: If you’re looking for some unusual fun why not watch Camel wrestling? This popular comedic event takes place throughout the year.