Turunc Holidays – Peaceful holiday perfection near Marmaris
Recipe for a perfect holiday in Turkey: Imagine a stunning blue bay protected by gentle green hills. Visualise somewhere beautiful and unspoiled where you can completely drench yourself in life-giving, hot sunshine. A place that’s home to unique natural and historical attractions as well as beaches you have to see to believe, they’re so lovely. And in the background, the gentle lapping of the calm, warm Aegean Sea.
Once a small fishing village, Turunc is now a popular resort for summer and winter breaks, with all the facilities and amenities you need. Expect water-sports, walks and treks, boat trips, bars and restaurants, all in a peaceful setting with the party resort of Marmaris and pretty, sleepy Selimiye just along the coast. Perfect for families and couples, as well as groups of friends who like to near vibrant Marmaris… but not right in the middle of the non-stop party!
When to go
Holidays to Turunc are popular throughout the long, hot, sunny Turkish season, which stretches from May to October. Bars, attractions, nightlife and restaurants start to close down in the third week of October, as the season comes to a slow close. It’s busiest during the UK school summer holidays, with flight and accommodation prices to match, and it’s extremely hot and humid in July and August. If you’re heat-sensitive, the weather is less fierce (yet just as glorious) either side of the peak summer months.
The weather in Turunc
This region of Turkey has fantastic climate, reliably warm and dry with only a little rain. Take package holidays to Turunc in July and August for the highest daytime and night time temperatures. The heat climbs as high as 32C regularly during the day and seldom falls below 21C at night, as well as being potentially very humid. If you visit during May, as the season takes off, you’ll enjoy daytimes at a nice, roasty 24C with minimum night time temperatures of 14C or so. June gets hotter at 29C during the day and 19C after dark and it’s the same in September, after the school holidays.
Getting the best deal
Want to find the best Turunc deals? Obviously, being so popular with us Brits, it’s busier during the school summer break with prices for accommodation and flights rising accordingly. The same goes for school holidays at other times of year. But there are always bargains to be had if you book months in advance, go last minute or simply know where to look. Travel either side of the school summer holidays or during term time anytime between May and October for a sun-drenched break in idyllic surroundings. We’ve featured some of the best Turunc deals on the market below. Otherwise, why not explore our special late deals and offers?
Airport and transport need to know
Flying direct to Dalaman airport (DLM) via any number of convenient UK airports makes it easy to reach Turunc. Set off from London, Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff and more and you’ll land in a smart, modern airport to which thousands of holidaymakers flock every summer. The airport’s staff will process you quickly and efficiently, after which it’ time to find your way to the resort. If your package doesn’t include transfers you can get the shuttle bus to Dalaman bus station and catch a local dolmus from there.
If you pre-book a shuttle bus you can expect to pay around £26.70 each for the return journey of two hours each way. A private taxi for one to four should come to about £258 per vehicle for a return trip. If you’re keen to explore the rest of this lovely region off your own bat you can always hire a car. Bear in mind you’ll need to drive on the right and keep your eyes peeled for the locals’ enthusiastically crazy driving!