Holidaymakers looking for a fantastic destination on the Mediterranean might like to try Turunc in Turkey. Located in the south west of Turkey this beautiful seaside location offers many exciting things for visitors to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, and villas.
Visitors to Turunc will be able to enjoy many activities or just relax and sunbathe on the beach. This scenic village has a backdrop of hills, mountains, pine forests and olive groves and is a fantastic area for hiking, cycling and horse riding. The river is perfect for white water rafting or fishing, while the sea offers other watersports such as swimming, jet skiing, boating, paragliding, diving, snorkelling and more fishing. Holidaymakers will also find there are tennis courts open to the public here. Turunc has numerous restaurants, bars and cafes offering excellent traditional Turkish food such as kebabs and mezes as well as some international fare. Self catering holidaymakers will be able to buy food and drink from some local stores and markets as well as gifts and souvenirs. Market day in Turunc is normally every Monday.
There are a number of interesting places for holidaymakers to visit in and around Turunc with many historical sites dating back to Greek, Roman, Lycian, Carian and Ottoman times. Amos is near to Turunc and has a small amphitheatre and temple worth seeing as well as wonderful views across the bay out to Marmaris and Dalyan. Visitors can go to these two places for their excellent beaches as well as the mud baths in Dalyan, which are said to have healing properties. Holidaymakers can also take day trips to fantastic places such as Pamukkale, which has a curious snowy white landscape from calcium deposits and also features ancient ruins. Ephesus is another popular place to visit and is the site of the house of the Virgin Mary, where she is said to have spent her last days.
Turunc enjoys a hot Mediterranean climate in the summer with the warmest months being July and August when the average high is 32 degrees centigrade. The coolest month of the year is January when the average high is 13 degrees centigrade and the average low around 5 degrees. Summers are very dry too with July and August averaging just 5mm of rain. December is usually the wettest month with an average as much as 227mm of rainfall.
The nearest airport is Dalaman Airport (DLM), which is approximately 120 kilometres from Turunc. Flights arrive here from many international airports including Amsterdam (AMS), Belfast-International (BFS), Brussels (BRU), Copenhagen (CPH), Frankfurt, (FRA), Glasgow-International (GLA), London-Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Milan-Malpensa (MXP) and Moscow-Domodedovo (DME) amongst others. Car rental services are available in the arrivals hall through Avis, Europcar, Getz and Hertz.