Olu Deniz Holidays
Olu Deniz Holidays – A resort for all seasons… and all tastes!
Olu Deniz holidays kick off in style with Belcekiz Beach, one of Turkey’s best, right on your doorstep and the famously beautiful Blue Lagoon just a stone’s throw away. It’s perfect if you want to lounge on the beach all day, and ideal if you’re an adventurous type who enjoys exciting water sports and serious adventures like microlight flights. The beach won a 2011 award for Europe's Leading Beach Destination and was nominated for a World's Leading Beach Destination award too.
You can enjoy a cruise on a local boat, aka a gulet, enjoy the clear, clean safe waters of the lagoon with the kids, spend lively evenings partying ‘til you drop or simply enjoy the fabulous local food. Last but not least, Olu Deniz one of the world’s finest paragliding areas and the entire area is strewn with fascinating ancient sites and archaeology. All backed by the stunning, dramatic Babadag Mountains and close to the resort hotspots of Marmaris and Fethiye.
When to go
Any time of year is a great time to visit Olu Deniz but many people stick to May, June, September and October when the temperatures are absolutely gorgeous, reaching the upper 70s and lower 80s without being sticky and humid. July and August can be fiercely hot and the vast beach can become crowded during August but it’s so huge there’s always a quiet corner to be found. Holidays to Olu Deniz during the school holidays are most expensive, as you’d expect.
The weather in Olu Deniz
If you love your weather hot, choose package holidays to Olu Deniz during July and August when daytime temperatures reach 32C and it only falls to 18C at night, with serious humidity on the cards. Either end of the summer break, you’ll find it cooler but still absolutely splendid! Expect June daytime temperatures of 29C and 15C after dark, and in September daytime temperatures reaching 29C, 14C at night. May and October are also lovely, 24C and 23C during the day and 11C at night. The sea is warmest from July to September and it’s wettest between November and February.
Getting the best deal
Want to find the best deals to Olu Deniz? School holidays bring the highest prices, with hotels and flights dropping in price when demand dies down and the schools are back in early September. If you do your homework it’s still possible to track down an excellent peak time deal. Olu Deniz is only 60 miles from the island of Rhodes and in summer there are daily ferry services to and from Rhodes from nearby Fethiye and Marmaris. You’ll discover some of the best Olu Deniz deals below. Alternatively take a tour of our special late deals offers and enjoy Turkey’s finest award-winning beaches for less!
Airport and transport need to know
You’ll fly direct to Dalaman airport (DLM) to reach this super resort, a very popular airport that’s modern and well equipped, used to handling thousands of revellers quickly and efficiently, with plenty to see, do and buy on-site. From the UK you can fly to Dalaman airport from Belfast City and Belfast International, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, London, Manchester and more. Once you get there it’s a relatively swift transfer of just 33 miles to the resort, and there are frequent bus and taxi services from Dalaman.
A shuttle bus transfer costs about £18 each for a return trip, private taxis cost from £140 or so per vehicle for a return trip. Of course you can always hire a car at the airport or arrange hire before you go, and discover the fabulous coast and interior that way. Remember that they drive on the right in Turkey and they’re famous for driving really fast!
Cheap holiday deals to Olu Deniz
The Magic Tulip beach is a charmingly small-scale two-star with an unbeatable Olu Deniz location. A great little open-sided poolside bar is the heart of this hugely likeable hotel. The sort of place where you end up chatting with new friends, playing backgammon with the owner and enjoying sociable events like barbecue night and Turkish night.
The Belcehan Beach is a pleasantly small-scale all-inclusive hotel with a quiet setting and an easy-going and sociable atmosphere. The location is hard to beat. A two-minute stroll to the main nightlife area and a five-minute walk to sensational Belcekiz beach.