Translating, quite literally, as Golden Sands, Altinkum is one of Turkey’s prime holiday destinations. It has grown in popularity in recent years, thanks to its sense of tradition, great restaurants and beautiful beaches. Boasting cool bars and mouth-watering restaurants, plus amazing bays for swimming, snorkelling and diving, it's a sun-lover's paradise. With a long summer and sunny climate, it's a great spot for early or late getaways and in the summer the town is bustling with like-minded holidaymakers. More relaxed than the serious party towns further south, holidays in Altinkum are laid-back and full of beach activities. This fun-loving resort has a trio of beaches, a restaurant-packed promenade and a traditional Turkish old town tucked away from the beach, so you'll always have something to do on your Altinkum holidays.
A safe destination to travel for families and couples, Altinkum has a vibrant nightlife. Harbour Front of the city becomes a kaleidoscope of beautiful lights reflecting in the beachfront where a line of restaurants and bars provide you with plenty of options to explore the resort's nightlife. July is the hottest month in Altinkum while January is the coldest, however, the best time to swim in the sea is January as the average sea temperature remains optimum during this period.
The nearest and most conveniently accessible airport to Altinkum is Bodrum Airport. It takes 45 minutes by coach to reach this city. To get to Altinkum from UK, you need to fly to Bodrum or Izmir.
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