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When to Travel Bodrum Turkey

When to Visit Bodrum Turkey

Summer is the ideal time to visit Bodrum, as you can laze on the beach or explore all that the city has to offer. But there are plenty of activities that can be enjoyed regardless of when you visit; whether it’s sunny or raining outside, there’s sure to be something that suits your holiday plans!

Best Time for Weather

Summer in Bodrum offers pleasant temperatures from lunchtime through to early evening. There’s little wind and plenty of sunshine, making it an ideal time to explore the beaches.

Watersports are also in high demand during this time, offering an array of boat trips and other tours. Whether you’re into wake boarding, kite surfing or simply taking a leisurely paddle on the sea, Bodrum has something to suit everyone.


Bodrum offers a vibrant nightlife, boasting an array of clubs and bars to suit any taste. Plus, there are regular live music performances throughout the week so you’re sure to find something that tickles your fancy.


Socrates’ shops in the city center are ideal for buying souvenirs. Additionally, there’s an impressive market in Socrates that sells both local and international goods. Additionally, there are several shopping malls within reach, such as Oasis Shopping Center with both international and Turkish brands available.

Travelers are advised to book accommodation and flights well in advance, particularly during the shoulder seasons (April/May and July). These months tend to be the most expensive but it is possible to find great deals if you plan your trip ahead of time.