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Gumbet Holidays  

Gumbet is a modern beach resort within easy reach of Bodrum. A prime destination for beach holidays, Gumbet has long stretches of white sand, warm clear waters and plenty of exciting activities for everyone. Gumbet holidays are an excellent choice whether you want to relax on the beach, try some water sports or visit fascinating local historical attractions.

29 °C

The average temperature in Gumbet in the warmest month of July is 29°C and 12°C during the coldest month of January.

4 hours

International Milas Bodrum Airport: The closest international airport to Gumbet at 39km away.

Book a cheap holiday to Gumbet with Airtours and get a great deal, whether you’re looking for Self Catering accommodation or prefer All Inclusive. 

Featured holidays in Gumbet

Green House Apartments

7 Nights, Self Catering
Hotel highlights
  • Two pools
  • Near the beach
  • Close to the centre of Gümbet

TripAdvisor Traveller rating

Based on 713 reviews

What is included ?

Minimum 15kg Airline Luggage Allowance
Your holiday cost includes one hold bag (per person). As a guide this provides a weight allowance of 15kgs. Your actual luggage allowance will be shown on the next page. You might be able to purchase additional luggage allowance by contacting the Airline direct.
ATOL Protection
This flight inclusive package is financially protected under ATOL 1179 held by Thomas Cook Tour Operations Limited.
Shuttle Return Transfers
Your transfer will be provided by one of our partners. Information on how you will be met at the airport will be included in your travel documents.
24hr Hotel Satisfaction Promise
If on arrival something in your hotel doesn’t live up to our description, we’ll take care of it within 24-hours. In the unlikely event that we can’t fix it for you, we’ll send you a voucher for 25% of what you paid for your holiday, or we’ll fly you home and refund the cost of your holiday.
Resort Service
We’re available for you to connect with us 24/7, you can reach us on holiday through our 24hr helpline, SMS, WhatsApp, Email and live chat. We also have a team in resort and if you need to see a rep while you’re on holiday, we’ll do our best to arrange this for you.
Enhanced Quality Monitoring
Our Quality Managers work together with the hotels to make sure that our high standards are constantly met. We work closely to make sure that the quality, service and hospitality live up to your expectations.

Bagevleri Hotel

7 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
Hotel highlights
  • Sun terrace with sunloungers and parasols
  • Poolside bar
  • Close to the beach

TripAdvisor Traveller rating

Based on 499 reviews

What is included ?

Minimum 15kg Airline Luggage Allowance
Your holiday cost includes one hold bag (per person). As a guide this provides a weight allowance of 15kgs. Your actual luggage allowance will be shown on the next page. You might be able to purchase additional luggage allowance by contacting the Airline direct.
ATOL Protection
This flight inclusive package is financially protected under ATOL 1179 held by Thomas Cook Tour Operations Limited.
Shuttle Return Transfers
Your transfer will be provided by one of our partners. Information on how you will be met at the airport will be included in your travel documents.
24hr Hotel Satisfaction Promise
If on arrival something in your hotel doesn’t live up to our description, we’ll take care of it within 24-hours. In the unlikely event that we can’t fix it for you, we’ll send you a voucher for 25% of what you paid for your holiday, or we’ll fly you home and refund the cost of your holiday.
Resort Service
We’re available for you to connect with us 24/7, you can reach us on holiday through our 24hr helpline, SMS, WhatsApp, Email and live chat. We also have a team in resort and if you need to see a rep while you’re on holiday, we’ll do our best to arrange this for you.
Enhanced Quality Monitoring
Our Quality Managers work together with the hotels to make sure that our high standards are constantly met. We work closely to make sure that the quality, service and hospitality live up to your expectations.

Tropicana Beach

7 Nights, Self Catering
Hotel highlights
  • Beachfront location
  • Pool bar with sea views
  • Occasional Turkish nights

TripAdvisor Traveller rating

Based on 865 reviews

What is included ?

Minimum 15kg Airline Luggage Allowance
Your holiday cost includes one hold bag (per person). As a guide this provides a weight allowance of 15kgs. Your actual luggage allowance will be shown on the next page. You might be able to purchase additional luggage allowance by contacting the Airline direct.
ATOL Protection
This flight inclusive package is financially protected under ATOL 1179 held by Thomas Cook Tour Operations Limited.
Shuttle Return Transfers
Your transfer will be provided by one of our partners. Information on how you will be met at the airport will be included in your travel documents.
24hr Hotel Satisfaction Promise
If on arrival something in your hotel doesn’t live up to our description, we’ll take care of it within 24-hours. In the unlikely event that we can’t fix it for you, we’ll send you a voucher for 25% of what you paid for your holiday, or we’ll fly you home and refund the cost of your holiday.
Resort Service
We’re available for you to connect with us 24/7, you can reach us on holiday through our 24hr helpline, SMS, WhatsApp, Email and live chat. We also have a team in resort and if you need to see a rep while you’re on holiday, we’ll do our best to arrange this for you.
Enhanced Quality Monitoring
Our Quality Managers work together with the hotels to make sure that our high standards are constantly met. We work closely to make sure that the quality, service and hospitality live up to your expectations.

Jasmin Beach Hotel

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • 50m from the beach
  • Close to the resort centre of Gümbet
  • Three outdoor pools plus waterslides

TripAdvisor Traveller rating

Based on 1683 reviews

What is included ?

Minimum 15kg Airline Luggage Allowance
Your holiday cost includes one hold bag (per person). As a guide this provides a weight allowance of 15kgs. Your actual luggage allowance will be shown on the next page. You might be able to purchase additional luggage allowance by contacting the Airline direct.
ATOL Protection
This flight inclusive package is financially protected under ATOL 1179 held by Thomas Cook Tour Operations Limited.
Shuttle Return Transfers
Your transfer will be provided by one of our partners. Information on how you will be met at the airport will be included in your travel documents.
24hr Hotel Satisfaction Promise
If on arrival something in your hotel doesn’t live up to our description, we’ll take care of it within 24-hours. In the unlikely event that we can’t fix it for you, we’ll send you a voucher for 25% of what you paid for your holiday, or we’ll fly you home and refund the cost of your holiday.
Resort Service
We’re available for you to connect with us 24/7, you can reach us on holiday through our 24hr helpline, SMS, WhatsApp, Email and live chat. We also have a team in resort and if you need to see a rep while you’re on holiday, we’ll do our best to arrange this for you.
Enhanced Quality Monitoring
Our Quality Managers work together with the hotels to make sure that our high standards are constantly met. We work closely to make sure that the quality, service and hospitality live up to your expectations.

With beaches, waterparks, shops and nightlife galore, there’s something for everyone in Gumbet. Dedeman Aquapark is just a short drive away, whilst adults will love letting their hair down in the clubs and bars of Gumbet and Bodrum. Spend time on the beach relaxing or join in with one of the many water sports on offer, like jet skiing or taking a spin in a banana boat. 

If you’d prefer a day inland, you can take a dolmus to the nearby Dedeman Aquapark. The park is popular with both adults and children and has a great assortment of attractions including swimming pools, water bikes, several restaurants and a selection of water slides. There are loads of souvenir shops within the park, making it easy to grab some mementos of your holiday and buy gifts for your friends and family at home.

Gumbet is ideally located for a bit of retail therapy, with Bodrum Market nearby and the small village of Milas, where you can purchase beautiful handmade rugs and carpets at very reasonable prices. The shopping in Gumbet itself is as you would expect in Turkey, with bustling markets and haggling traders selling handmade wares, clothing and souvenirs at their stalls. Gumbet is rivalled in its vibrant nightlife by its famous neighbouring resort, Bodrum. On Bar Street, you’ll find a huge selection of pubs, clubs and bars which stay open until the early hours of the morning. The buzzing nightlife is matched in quality by the local cuisine, with plenty of places to get a tasty meal. Turkish food is delicious with local favourites ranging from traditional kebabs and grilled meats to vegetarian options such as veggies in pita bread.

Gumbet’s most striking feature is its kilometre long, soft white sand beach . The beach itself has become a well looked after tourist attraction, with lively beach bars, shops, cafes and hotels bordering it. Beach lovers are catered to with parasols, comfy beach bean bags and sun loungers, meaning you’re never very far away from a seat if you want to put your feet up. In terms of activities, you can do as much or as little as you want. If you’re looking for a thrilling ride, try jet skiing or banana boating. More relaxing water-based activities include pedaloes, snorkelling and scuba diving, which lets you get face to face with Gumbet’s coral reef and marine life.

Gumbet is best for

Party lovers: Gumbet has a vibrant nightlife scene with plenty of nightclubs and bars to choose from on the aptly named Bar Street, making it ideal for club hopping with friends. The party district also has a good selection of places to eat and drink. 

Sun seekers: Gumbet is known for its beautiful 1km long white sandy beach, which is equipped with sun loungers, bean bags and parasols.

Active types: As well as relaxing in the sun, there’s lots of fun activities to do on the beach. There are many water sports for you to enjoy in Gumbet including scuba diving, snorkelling, jet skiing and boat trips . If you’re feeling more adventurous you can try parasailing or hop on the back of a banana boat. The shallow waters by the shore make the beach ideal for swimming and you can simply head towards the shore and put your feet down if you get tired.


Fast facts

Language: Turkish. 

Currency: Turkish Lira.

Local Time: Two hours ahead of GMT/London time.

Fly To: Milas Bodrum Airport.

Flight Time from the UK: Around 4 hours.

Tourist Information: For useful tourist information visit www.goturkeytourism.com/destinations-turkey/bodrum-peninsula- of-turkey.html.

Visa and Health: www.gov.uk/foreign-travel- advice/turkey provides information on visa requirements and health considerations before you visit.


Weather and climate

Temperature: In the hottest month of July the average temperature is 29°C. The average temperature in the coldest month of January is 12°C. 

Best time to visit: Gumbet experiences warm weather for most of the year. If you prefer milder temperatures, it’s best to visit in spring, during March and April. Things heat up in April and summer then lasts through to October. Winters in Gumbet are mild, with temperatures staying around the mid-teens.


Getting Around

By Taxi: Taxis in Gumbet are yellow and metered, with peak rates coming into operation at night. Taxis are a great value option for short journeys and airport transfers. 

By Dolmus: A cheap and easy way to get around Gumbet is by dolmus, or minibuses. You can get on and off wherever you like, making them one of the most flexible methods of transport.

By Bus: There’s a regular bus service in operation between several resorts on the coast including Gumbet and Bodrum. Bus tickets are cheap and offer a good way to enjoy the scenery as you travel.


Events

For water sports enthusiasts: Fans of underwater sports will enjoy the Bodrum Diving Festival, which takes place in mid-May. Attractions include demonstrations and exhibits showcasing historic diving equipment through the ages. The festival takes place at Bodrum Marina Yacht Club and also features great live music and dancing. 

For cyclists: In May, Bodrum hosts the Bodrum Bicycle Festival. The event aims to inspire people to cycle and by doing so it will reduce emissions and make travel more planet-friendly. The bike ride stretches across several cycle trails in the region with performances and live music encouraging the cyclists as they go.

For beach lovers: A new festival, Sunsplash, takes place in June on Aspat Beach in nearby Bodrum. The festival is a unique mix of European electronic and dance music, and pop up workshops about wellness, graffiti and music production, there’s even one that takes place in the Byzantine bathhouse. During the festival, beach bungalows are set up for you to sat in or you can simply head back to your hotel afterwards.


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