Holidays to Gumbet in 2015

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Discover Gumbet

You will find beautiful sandy beaches and a great range of facilities, perfect for those looking for a holiday in the sun.

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.

Please note that UK Passport holders arriving in Turkey need to obtain an e-visa online before travel. You can apply for your e-visa on www.evisa.gov.tr.

Beach holidays

The beaches here are famous for the vast bays of idyllic sands and turquoise seas. Find that perfect spot and relax in the warm Turkish sun or if you’re feeling active on your holiday there’s a great range of water sports on offer! Find a shady spot in one of the cafés lining the beach, the perfect place to cool down with a drink or snack and take in the breathtaking views of the coast.

Explore

Gumbet is a short bus ride from the busy resort of Bodrum, so it's the perfect location for a day trip if you're travelling with kids! There are a number of excursions that run daily from the nearest beach, ideal whether you choose a boat trip to the Greek island of Kos or visit the Black Island to swim in the grottos. Trips to the ancient ruins of the city of Ephesus are popular if you want to explore the history of Turkey. You can visit the Saturday market in Turgutreis, just 30 minutes from the resort where you can find that perfect souvenir to remind you of your holidays. When the sun goes down, there is excellent nightlife on offer, with great restaurants serving local and international cuisine. Many of the bars stay open until the early hours to keep you dancing through the night.

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Useful information

Language
Turkish (English generally spoken in resorts)
Currency
Turkish Lira (YTL)
Local time
GMT/BST +2 hours
Airport
Bodrum
Flight time
4 hours

Gumbet prices and offers

Gumbet, Turkey Bodrum Area
Based on 2 sharing, Self Catering, 7 nts, from Birmingham Intl view info>
Flight + hotel from £239.00pp
Gumbet, Turkey Bodrum Area
Based on 2 sharing, Self Catering, 7 nts, from Birmingham Intl view info>
Flight + hotel from £266.00pp
Gumbet, Turkey Bodrum Area
Based on 2 sharing, Self Catering, 7 nts, from Birmingham Intl view info>
Flight + hotel from £270.50pp
Gumbet, Turkey Bodrum Area
Based on 2 sharing, Self Catering, 7 nts, from Birmingham Intl view info>
Flight + hotel from £309.00pp
Gumbet, Turkey Bodrum Area
Based on 2 sharing, Self Catering, 7 nts, from Birmingham Intl view info>
Flight + hotel from £347.50pp

Things to do in Gumbet

If you’re after a bit of inspiration on what to do on your Gumbet holidays in Turkey, lowcostholidays has some useful tips and ideas on what to see and do.

Beaches on Gumbet holidays

  • The inviting sandy beach in Gumbet is the perfect place to head to for a day out in the sun.
  • Want a quiet and relaxing day in the sun? Head to the quieter resorts of Turgutreis or Gumusluk.
  • Holidays in Gumbet offer plenty of water sports to keep you busy, including jet skiing, water skiing, parasailing and windsurfing.

Gumbet activities

  • A popular activity to try is diving. With the lovely calm, clear and warm waters of the Aegean, it is an ideal environment for learning how to dive.
  • Want to sail on your holidays? Why not try a Blue Cruise on a wooden gullet?
  • There are plenty of hiking opportunities in Gumbet, or you could hire a bike to explore the surrounding countryside and maybe discover some of the inland villages.

Gumbet nightlife

  • The nightlife in Gumbet is full of bustling bars, restaurants and clubs to choose from, some of them directly on the beach!
  • If you're looking for some serious clubbing and want to dance 'til the early hours you could head over to Bodrum for a night to remember.
  • If you're on a family holiday, why not try a traditional Turkish entertainment night at any of the hotels? Perfect for all the family to enjoy.

Other popular attractions on Gumbet holidays

  • For great family fun, head to the Dedeman Aqua Park or head out on a glass-bottom boat.
  • Visit the Saturday market in Turgutreis and pick up a bargain.
  • Experience some Greek mythology and visit the historic site the Temple of Apollo, built in 300 BC and home to a figure of Medusa, who was a chthonic monster said to turn onlookers to stone.

Useful information

Language
Turkish (English generally spoken in resorts)
Currency
Turkish Lira (YTL)
Local time
GMT/BST +2 hours
Airport
Bodrum
Flight time
4 hours

Top hotels in Gumbet

With a fantastic selection of Gumbet hotels you are sure to find the best hotel in Gumbet to suit your needs on your next Turkey holiday. lowcostholidays has everything from luxury 4-star hotels, all inclusive deals and family friendly hotels in Gumbet. Whatever you are looking for on your Gumbet holidays, we have the hotel for you!

Get away to the sun for less with our fantastic holiday deals on Gumbet hotels – simply select one of the hotels from the list below to plan your perfect Turkey holiday.

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Water Sports

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!

Quiet Spots

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.

Sunbathing

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.

Hot Spots

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!

Romance

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.

Hotels

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.

Shopping

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.

Nightlife

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.

Activities

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.

Sight Seeing

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!

Day Trips

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.

Traditional Entertainment

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!

Serhan Hotel

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.

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Hotel Ali Baba

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.

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Club Shark Hotel

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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Nagi Beach Hotel

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.

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