A stunning Turkish holiday awaits you in the Bodrum peninsula of Turkey, just a 10-minute bus drive from the bustling resort of Bodrum. Gumbet is a popular destination for families and couples with its idyllic sandy beaches.
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The beach at Gumbet consists of a long, golden curve of sand, and here you’ll be able to enjoy a fine selection of water sports. From windsurfing to jet skiing, there’ll be plenty to amuse even the most hardened of thrill seekers!
One of the great things about a Gumbet beach holiday, is that you never have to walk too far in order to get away from the crowds. Just a short stroll along the beach in either direction will lead you to some great, quiet spots along the coast, where you'll be able to swim and sunbathe in private.
Situated on the southwest tip of Turkey, Gumbet is in the ideal location for anybody hoping to work on their tan! Here you’ll be able to enjoy miles of pure, golden sand, in addition to some great facilities for sunbathing – such as deck chairs, sun loungers and parasols.
Looking for the party? Head down to the main beach of Gumbet, and you’ll find the lively heart of the resort. Surrounded by refreshment stalls, bars and vendors, this is the true hotspot of the destination, and a great place for swimming, sunbathing and enjoying the frequent beach parties!
Gumbet is a great place to go on a romantic break, or even for your honeymoon! There are plenty of places around the resort where you'll be able to escape for a scenic coastal walk, or head out for a romantic meal in the evening. Later on, you can sip cocktails as you watch the sun set, from one of the many beachfront bars.
There are some great hotels in Gumbet, where you and your loved one will be sure of a warm, comfortable welcome. Try the Royal Panancea Hotel for example, or the Grand Newport – here you’ll be able to enjoy luxurious furnishings, great in-house restaurants, and truly first class service.
If you and your loved one want to pick up a souvenir from your trip to Gumbet, or simply look for a bargain, then head to the shopping centre behind the beach. Here you can to haggle for a deal at one of the many market stalls, which between them sell items as varied as shoes, rugs, jewellery and leather products.
Gumbet has fantastic nightlife. You can find a large number of the resort’s bars and cafés located down along the beach, many featuring bar areas that look out over the sea! Later in the evening, head into the centre of the resort to find a wide choice of nightclubs and discos.
Many of Gumbet’s activities are centred around the busy beaches, and here you’ll be able to find some great, family-friendly options. From beach games to pedal boats, there’ll always be something to do! You can even hire out scuba gear, and take your family diving in the clear waters.
Some of the more famous sights and attractions at Gumbet include the city of Ephesus and the House of the Virgin Mary, the Museum of Underwater Architecture and the magnificent nearby Bodrum Castle. On top of that, the area around Gumbet boasts some remarkable coastline, allowing for truly superb views!
There are a number of exciting destinations that you’ll be able to visit with your family, if you’re looking for a day out during your trip. The city of Bodrum for example, is an easy reach by coach or car. Alternatively, you could even take a boat trip to one of the Greek islands.
Those looking to experience the traditional Turkey will find a rich culture on offer around the resort of Gumbet – from market stalls and street performers, to venues that offer live music and dancing. Be sure to witness a performance by the famous Dervishes during your trip to Gumbet!
This family-run hotel in the centre of Gumbet offers a warm welcome that is just 100m from the sandy beach and a short walk from the shops, bars and restaurants in the town centre. It is just 1.5miles from the centre of Bodrum where you will find lively nightlife and long beaches offering every kind of water sport you can imagine.
The large outdoor pool and separate kid's pool with terraces and playground make it perfect for families.
For a truly relaxing stay in Gumbet take advantage of the massage and sauna facilities.
The a la carte restaurant serves a range of Turkish and international dishes for breakfast and dinner and the snack bar is open for refreshments all day. 24 hour room service is available and the bar is open until 2am.
Ideally located just half a mile from the bars, shops and restaurants in Gumbet, there are regular shuttle buses that take you to the centre of Bodrum just 2 miles away.
There is an outdoor pool with sunbathing area and the hotel is within walking distance of Gumbet beach.
Breakfast is served in the main buffet restaurant and snacks and drinks are served throughout the day from the bar.
This hotel is perfect if you want to experience the beaches and nightlife of Turkey. In the heart of Gumbet, you are just a short walk away from the main bar area of the town where you will find lively nightlife.
The beach is also just 350m away where youu will find plenty of room for sunbathing or you can enjoy the many water sports on offer.
Swim in the large outdoor pool with separate children's pool with a spacious terrace with sun loungers and parasols.
There is a large buffet restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, tea and dinner, as well as snacks in the afternoon. You can relax in the number of bars and restaurants just outside of the hotel too.
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Just 3km from the centre of Bodrum this hotel is great for families and couples looking for an active holiday in Turkey. There are water sports on the nearby beach and the lively nightlife of the town is a short walk away. This hotel has great transport links and makes an ideal base for exploring the Aegean coast of Turkey.
For children, there is a separate pool, playground and mini-golf on site.
The large restuarant has indoor and outdoor dining that serves Turkish and international cuisine. The hotel also offers evening entertainment throughout the week and cocktails in the golf bar.
All rooms have their own balcony or terrace and air conditioning.