August has the highest sea temperature in the year for Belek. The water averages a warm 28°C which is like a going for a swim in your bath. The water is lovely but you might want a refreshing dip in the hotel pool afterwards to cool down.
The resort experiences its lowest rainfall of the year in August with just 3mm falling over an average of 3 days. The days are dry and warm making this the most popular month of the year to visit Belek. The resort is very crowded and hotel prices are at their peak in August but the weather can make the expense worth it.
Belek receives an average of 13 hours of sunshine per day in August. The end of the month sees that dropping to an average of 12 hours as you head into September and the last month of summer.
The average temperature in August is a very hot 28°C which makes it tie with July for the hottest month of the year. By the end of the month the average drops to around 26°C. The average high is 34°C and the average low is 22°C which is the same as July. The highest recorded temperature for August was 44°C and the lowest was 13°C. You will definitely not need any warm clothes so pack your swimsuit and a towel for a great beach holiday. Don't forget to drink lots of water and stay out of the sun during the peak hour's from11 2 to avoid getting heatstroke which can be very dangerous.
The wind speed in Belek for August is around 10km/h or 6mph. The highest recorded sustained wind speed was 89km/h or 55mph. The cool ocean breezes bring a welcome moment of relief from the heat in August.
Belek is not affected by foggy conditions in August.
The relative humidity level for August is around 59% which some people may find uncomfortable when combined with the heat. Drink lots of water and use lots of lotion on your skin. Don't forget your suntan lotion if you are going outside.
The Titanic Deluxe Belek is a five star resort on the edge of the Besgoz River and on the beachfront. The hotel is away from the busy main beach of Belek and offers 200000sqm of space. There is a wide range of accommodation from standard rooms to luxurious villas with their own swimming pools. You will find a choice of five restaurants including a main buffet restaurant. A small French patisserie is in the main building if you feel like a sweet treat at any point in the day. You will 14 bars around the resort and drinks are available 24 hours a day. The kids club Antanic caters for children from 0 -17 with their own check in, indoor and outdoor play space, restaurant that has been made to look like the inside of a train and a cinema. The hotel has a private beach with cabanas, sun loungers and a water park.
Royal Adam and Eve is a very different and modern style of hotel. Here you will find the longest bar in the world at 96 meters and the longest swimming pool in the world which winds around the resort, past the main building and villas. The Apple Garden party venue is decorated with 4980000 mirrors and host parties and shows every night. There are 478 rooms and 68 villas all decorated in white with modern finishes and neon lighting. The hotel has a small private beach with sun loungers and umbrellas. You will find 9 restaurants and 10 bars to choose from. The hotel does allow children but is not very child friendly and does not offer a kids club or any other facilities for children. This would be a good hotel for a romantic escape or a party weekend with friends. The hotels nightclub often has queues a mile long to get in during the height of summer.
Limak Atlantis Deluxe Hotel and Resort has a large private beach of 250 meters with cabanas, sun loungers, a bar, a restaurant and a beach side pool. They offer day passes to non-guests. This is one of the best beaches for very young children with virtually no waves and the water remains shallow for a reasonable distance. There is a lifeguard on duty at the beach and at the pool. The resort offers a wide range of sporting activities including kayaking, windsurfing and snorkelling.
A few minutes' drive from Belek you will find the East Side Beach at Side. The beach is about 400 meters long and has slightly bigger waves then you will find in Belek. There is quite a deep drop off so this beach is not suitable for small children. The beach is great for body boarding and windsurfing. There are a number of sporting equipment hire places on the beach and they will help you get started if you have never windsurfed before. If you get hungry or thirsty there are a number of bars and restaurants within a short walk of the beach.
Yaz Restaurant serves Turkish style cuisine and is located on the main shopping street of Belek. In the heat of August you can sit outside to enjoy the slight breeze and they will happily bring a fan to your table to help you cool down. This is one of very few restaurants outside the hotels in Belek and it makes a nice change if you aren't on an all inclusive hotel deal. The garlic prawns, lamb kebab and meze platters are very well done at Yaz. Prices are reasonable with a bottle of wine costing around 70Turkish Lira.
Antalya Restaurant is located in the Belconti Resort. This is their beachfront restaurant set out on a pier in the ocean. The views are fantastic and this is a great spot to watch the sunset. Meals are eaten by candle light while listening to the ocean all around you. The menu is mostly seafood based with stand out items including the seafood platter for two and the garlic deep fried calamari. They have a long and well chosen wine list.
The zoo at the Bellis hotel is very popular with small children. They charge 1 Euro per adult and children under 10 are free. You will see kangaroo, zebras, various monkeys, giraffes and ostriches. The animals are all well taken care of and each exhibit has a sign outside with some interesting facts about the animals.
Troy Aquapark is the largest water park in Belek. They have a variety of slides ranging adults only large slides to small ones for toddlers in the kids pool. There is a lazy river that circles around the park and most of the adult slide lead to the river. It can get very crowded in August so get there early to enjoy the rides before it gets too busy then head back to the pool at your hotel. It is very expensive to get in at 20 Euros per adult and prices for food and drink inside the park are very high.