With a name that translates simply as ‘Golden Sands’, the sun-kissed resort of Altinkum is on Turkey’s south-western coast and borders the beautiful Aegean Sea. With miles of scenic cliffs and picture-perfect sandy bays, it’s easy to see how the region got its name.
The culture here is as varied as the landscape; you can find a mix of historical intrigue and modern nightclubs, traditional food, lively marketplaces where you can haggle for a bargain and a modern shopping centre.
You can also experience a rush of adrenaline at the local water park, but if you’d rather stick closer to nature then you can spend your time discovering frozen waterfalls nearby. With so much going on, Altinkum is sure to have something for everyone – whether you’re looking for a family trip to amuse the kids, a romantic getaway for two, or just the chance to let off some steam and party the night away.
If you want to explore further, the coastal location means boat trips to nearby islands and towns are a great way to see more of the region – and the Bodrum Kusadasi very near area sure has a lot to offer!
Due to its popularity, Altinkum has expanded in recent years and joined with nearby Didim, which has yet more cafés, bars and restaurants, as well as the ancient ruins of The Apollo Temple, so it’s well worth a visit with local market and local restaurants.
A holiday to Altinkum has something for everyone. You can party all night to the very latest Turkish house music, try traditional dishes after exploring the area’s history, haggle for trinkets in the local market, or even try your hand at watersports before relaxing on the beach.This days many good quality holiday companies all over the World offers many holiday packages to popular Altinkum Didim in Turkey.