Ortakent is a resort in the Bodrum area of Turkey that directly translates as ‘middle city’. The town of Ortakent is more of a business district that your standard sun and beach destination. However, the region is being developed for tourism year after year and the outskirts of the town, including the area of Yahsi, have long sandy beaches for you to soak up some sun.
Cheap holidays to Ortakent are very readily available and it can be reached from most regional airports in the UK. The resort of Ortakent is located around a 1-hour drive from Bodrum Airport. Make sure you check the CheekyTrip comparison site to compare cheap holidays from your local airport. Direct flights to Bodrum tend to be around 4 and a half hours.
Ortakent is at its most busy during the summer period - from Spring until Autumn. Temperatures often reach the lower 30s on most days throughout this period making it a very reliable destination to visit in terms of guaranteeing some nice hot weather. Prices tend to be slightly cheaper outside of these months from Autumn to Spring but not massively as this place is very affordable all year round! Visiting in the summertime is best for anyone who wants to soak up the sun and enjoys the buzz that comes with higher tourist numbers although this resort never gets overcrowded.
One of the best things to do in Ortakent is head to the nearby beach in Yahsi. Here you will find some great spots for sunbathing as well as having the chance to try out some water sports. The resort has markets every Wednesday which are always ideal for picking up local produce or scoring a bargain! Ortakent also serves as an excellent hub for exploring the rest of the region. The lively resorts of Gumbet and Bitez can both be reached via public transport.
There isn’t much accommodation choice in the centre of Ortakent, with private apartments probably being the most popular choice. There is a larger selection of hotels near Yahsi and the beach, restaurants and bars there. Most hotels here are 3-star and are serviced in a B&B style. The Yahsi section of Ortakent is where most of the restaurants are too and so are the beach cafes. If you are seeking some lively nightlife, then you should consider making the short trip to Gumbet.
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