Looking for a relaxing getaway on a peaceful, sandy area of the Turkish coast? Bitez holidays are highly popular for its peaceful and relaxing atmosphere, gorgeous golden beaches and lovely summertime weather. Bitez is a relaxed and family-friendly beach town where you can kick back on the sand in peace and quiet. If you like to combine chilled out days on the quiet beachfront with late nights out on the town, then Bitez is the ideal location; only a five-minute cab ride from the from the wild nightlife in Bodrum centre. Bitez is just one of our fun, cheap and All Inclusive holiday choices in Turkey, so check out our full range of Turkey holiday destinations.
Temperatures are cool in the winter and nice and hot in the summer when they reach the mid 30s (°C).
The closest airport to Bitez is Bodrum airport. The airport is 46km away.
With its inviting beach and very close proximity to colourful Bodrum, there’s plenty to keep you entertained in Bitez, whether you’re travelling as a couple, family or group of friends. Enjoy sunbathing, shopping, swimming and dancing at the clubs, or indulge with ice cream on the beach and long nights spent enjoying delicious Turkish food at the local restaurants.
With a range of chic waterfront restaurants in the local area, perfect for admiring the view, you can spend your holiday dining in style and try new food. The restaurants have a friendly and welcoming feel, with staff who are skilled at putting you at ease and are eager to make suggestions on the best dishes and drinks on the menu. Feast on meze or dine on fresh local seafood; whatever kind of food tickles your fancy, you’re sure to find it in Bitez.
Make the most of the wild local nightlife in Bodrum, which is just a ten minute journey away from Bitez by bus or taxi, then return to the serenity of Bitez to chill out. Bodrum is known for its brilliant nightlife and has a range of exciting clubs and bars, ready to keep you buzzing until the early hours. Whether you’re a hip hop lover or a fan of house music, the many clubs of Bodrum have something to entertain you all night long. If you’re looking for more of a relaxed time, then you can always stay put in Bitez, where you can order drinks on the beach or just chill out at your All Inclusive hotel.
Bitez is known for its laidback vibe, perfect for lazy days by the beach. The local beach is Blue Flag winning and you can rent out free parasols and sun loungers to make the most of the beautiful white, sandy coast. Take a relaxing afternoon stroll along the shore and work your way up to the fragrant citrus groves nearby. A variety of activities are also available by the waterfront; including boat rides, scuba diving and sailing.
Indulgent holiday goers: Enjoy yourself in the chic local bars and restaurants.
Daytrip cruisers: Enjoy the local boat trips on offer and make the most of the beautiful Turkish weather.
Beach lovers: Relax on the local beaches, enjoy the peace and quiet and take in the beautiful view
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 Bitez is Bodrum airport. The airport is 46km away.
Flight Time from the UK: Approximately 3 hours 30 minutes.
Tourist Information: All important tourist information on travelling to Bitez can be found at www.goturkey.com.
Visa and Health: Before you fly visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/turkey for help and advice on visa requirements and health considerations for your holiday to Turkey.
Temperature: In summer, temperatures are generally in the low 30s (°C) and the weather is cool in the winter, autumn and spring.
Best time to visit: Make the most of the summer sunshine and heat by going in the summer months or find yourself a great deal on a milder break in the spring or autumn.
By train: The train is a fast, cheap and easy way to travel.
By taxi: There are many taxi companies operating in the area.
By hire car: Hire cars are available in Bitez.
By bus: Buses are cheap and run day and night, ideal if you’re planning a night on the town in Bodrum.
For foodies: Munch on juicy citrus fruits and enjoy freshly squeezed orange juice at the Bitez Mandarin Festival. The festival takes place in January.
For merrymakers: Grab a bus and head over to nearby Bodrum for the International Bodrum Carnival. This lively festival puts on live shows and concerts and hosts brass bands and African drummers in the streets. Most events are free, making it a cheap and thrilling day out. The festival is held in September.
For music lovers: Come and enjoy an exciting range of international artists perform in the sunshine at the Sunsplash Music Festival. The festival takes place in September.