Ortakent is a quiet resort that appeals to young families and couples looking for a relaxing holiday. The transfer time for this resort from Bodrum Milas airport is around one hour meaning that you have plenty of time to look at the surrounding scenery. You also have the chance to get an understanding of the location of your resort and the location of you your accommodation within the resort. The beach is very long with beautiful clean waters. There are a large number of hotels in Ortakent as well as a few self-catering apartments. You will find both half-board and all-inclusive board basis in Ortakent.
There are many water-based activities that you can enjoy. You will find many water sports down at the beach such as windsurfing,water-skiing, jet-skiing, scuba diving, snorkelling, surfing and parasailing. Boat trips and sailing are also popular activities. Glass-bottomed boat trips can be found at some times as well. If there are any excursions that you would like to go on then it would be best to head into Bodrum. Here you will find plenty of excursions that will take you around Turkey such as boat trips or tips to other resort for shopping and sightseeing.
Ortakent has some brilliant food on offer inside its hotels. There is obviously the traditional Turkish cuisines available as well as other cuisines such as Italian. If you prefer to go out for dinner then why not try one of the restaurants by the harbour that have some brilliant seafood and Turkish cuisine available. There are a few bars to keep you entertained in the evenings. You will find karaoke, cocktails and music in most of the bars. Other than that the only other real nightlife can be found in the restaurants. The bus service in Ortakent is very good with buses taking you into other resorts so that you can get on connecting services to resorts further away.
Ortakent is a brilliant resort that boasts over 300 days of sunshine. If you are looking for a hot and sunny resort than visit Ortakent any time between May and October. You will get over 12 hours of sunshine a day with temperatures in August reaching over 35°C. There is a coastal breeze to keep humidity down and maintain the temperatures, however it still gets very hot. Air conditioning is definitely recommended if you are staying here. The water temperature reaches over 25°C making swimming very comfortable. Spring and Autumn are obviously cooler, however still very pleasant. Although in the winter months, the sunshine hours drop to around 5 hours, the temperature still remains high at 15-20°C.