Altinkum means “golden sands”. Altinkum resort in Turkey has a beautiful
and excellent beaches and beach life which includes various water sports.
There you can purchase or even hire sun beds and umbrellas. There are
various boat trips organized by the harbor, through which you can discover
sandy beaches, beautiful bays, natural caves and islands and much more. You
can also go for diving, fishing and various other water sports available on
The weather in Altinkum is marvelous between April and May, after that it
becomes too hot. The temperature there in July and August reaches to
35-40'C. On the eastern coast of Altinkum, there is Akbuk town and Aegean
Sea is on the western and eastern coast, and Bafa Lake and Menderes River
are in the north.
Didim is one of the natural wonders as compared to other towns and resorts
of Turkey. You can hire guides that are available, who can take you along
the Akkoy village, Bafa Lake, Kusadasi Market, Dalayan and various other
places in town.
You can also enjoy the local market of Didim
Beach which is displayed on
Saturdays. It hardly takes 25 minutes if you go by foot from Altinkum, and
would take 5 minutes by local transport.
For those who want small, quiet, relaxed and easy going beach holiday along
with their families, Altinkum resort is the best one. The main attraction of
this resort is its three beaches which have all the facilities of
entertainment such as watersports, gaming, gym, casinos, discos, swimming
pool, pedal boats, surfing etc.
Nightlife in turkey is very beautiful and marvelous. There are a plenty of
night clubs, bars, and discos which remain opens till mid night. You can
enjoy drinking, dancing, playing pool, karaoke and much more, all that at a
cheap price. During summers there is lot of rush at Medusa, an alfresco
night club, which is Altinkum’s most wild party point. Dolphin bar is
another favorite point for youngsters. You can enjoy the lively night in
these night clubs that too at a very cheaper cost.
Altinkum resort has its own shopping complex where you can get any thing
ranging from clothes to jewellery, daily necessity goods to luxury stuffs.
Other than that there are several shops along seafront of Altinkum. If you
want to enjoy shopping in malls, then you can go to Didyma Shopping Mall.
There are two supermarkets namely Gima and Migros, situated in town centres
In Altinkum, there are various good restaurants which serve several kinds of
international cuisine. Most of the restaurant prices are low. The best one
is Ali Babas which is best in friendliness, price and quality and no one can
beat it. Barneys and The Grand Restaurant are also there which are family
restaurant and mainly provide Turkish, English, Indian, Chinese dishes that
of high standards and quality.
There are various activities such as windsurfing, jet skiing, motor boat
driving, and various other water sports, in this Turkish resort that one can
enjoy. One can also go for various boat trips organized to see various
temples and ancient sites.
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