Experience Turkey in Turgutreis
For the perfect mix of city exploration and lazy beach days, look no further than Turgutreis.
Boasting a stretch of powdery sand, a crystal blue ocean and a backdrop of hilly mountains merging into the city, it's a destination where you really can get the best of everything! Turgutreis town itself is a small hub of boutiques, friendly eateries and seafront bars and also features a beautiful marina area, however your holiday won't start and end there – it's also ideally located within a short distance of some of Bodrum's top attractions such as Waterpark, so whether you're travelling as a family, couple or friends you'll find a Turgutreis holiday will cater to your needs. Book now with loveholidays!
Things to do in Turgutreis
In Turgutreis you will find yourself in the prime location for exploration as well as plenty of relaxation. Take a day trip to one of the nearby villages and enjoy a slice of traditional village life or journey further afield and visit one of the stunning islands or just kick back on the sandy shore and while away the days with a cocktail in hand! The lively resort of Bodrum and the Greek island of Kos and are all within easy reach too!
Pamper yourself with a trip to one of the Turkish spas where you can indulge in a relaxing massage, spend some time in a traditional hamam – whatever you choose we guarantee you will be feeling refreshed and rejuvenated!
One of the main Turgutreis attractions is its beach. Sat quite literally on the doorstep of the shops, taverns and restaurants, you will only need to take a few steps before you can feel the sand between your toes. The calm waters make it a great swimming spot, with shallow depth meaning it's perfect for family swimming. It's also a great beach to set up your sandcastles on, so make sure you pick up a bucket and spade in one of the seafront shops. If you're looking for water sports, you'll want to take a trip along the coast to Fener Beach, where you'll find an active wind and kite surfing scene.
Turgutreis holidays – fun-filled from the word go
If you can manage to tear yourself away from the sun, sea and sand, you'll have a plethora of things to see and do in Turgutreis. Families will enjoy a fun-filled day trip to Waterpark, where kids and adults will love zipping down the high speed flumes and splashing around the watery playground. Those who are looking for a more authentic experience will want to spend a morning bartering for a bargain in the region's biggest market. Head into town and wander through the labyrinth of stalls where you'll find handcrafted jewellery, local art and huge pots of dried fruits and spices.
If you want to indulge in Turkish cuisine, you'll be in the right place in Turgutreis. Head to one of the family-run restaurants in town for a local spin on traditional dishes or seafront eateries for fresh seafood and ice-cold beers. When night falls you'll find a relatively laid-back vibe in Turgutreis, where most holidaymakers enjoy wining and dining while watching the sun go down, however if you're looking to let you hair down, head over to Kos. Known to most as party central it is a great place to go bar hopping, clubbing and dancing 'til dawn. Jump on the hydrofoil and find yourself there in 15 minutes.
Please note that Irish Passport holders arriving in Turkey from 10 April 2014 need to obtain an e-visa online before travel. You can apply for your e-visa on www.evisa.gov.tr.