Belek Weather December Averages, Turkey
The festive season brings cold temperatures to Belek with the average daily low in the single figures. The average temperature for December is 12°C with an average high of 16°C and an average low of 8°C. The highest recorded temperature for the month was 26 and the lowest was -4. You should pack lots of warm clothes as even in the day it can be very cold. Pack your swimsuit for swimming in the hotel heated pool and perhaps getting a few hours of sunshine in to tan.
Belek is not affected by foggy conditions in December.
There is no recorded of snow in Belek for December but if you want a white Christmas the surrounding mountains always get snow in December.
The average wind speed for the month is 12km/h or 8mph. The wind is always very cold at this time of the year so bring a warm jacket to protect yourself from the cold. The highest recorded wind speed in December was 57km/h or 36mph.
The relative humidity in December is around 68% which is comfortable at this temperature.
The sea temperature drops to 19°C and most people will find that too cold for swimming. If you are going to take part in water sports wear a wetsuit and have some warm clothes on the beach to change into after your time in the water.
The rainfall in December is very high with 220mm falling over 12 days. December is the second wettest month of the year with rain falling for almost half the days in the month. You will need to pack wet weather clothes and be prepared to spend a large amount of time indoors during your holiday.
Belek gets just 7 hours of sunshine per day on average making it the darkest month of the year. You might still get a few hours to work on your tan but the weather is cold and most people will spend their time indoors.
This is a good time to travel to Belek for hotel and flight deals. The weather is still warmer and sunnier then it is in London, so you can have a break from the cold and sleet.
Voyage Belek Golf and Spa is a 4 star hotel with peaceful gardens and a private beach in Belek. The resort has a contemporary design and a large choice of room types from standard rooms to beach side villas. The resort has seven different pools including three indoor, heated pools. They have a kids club that caters for children from the age of two and provides daily entertainment programs. The children have their own swimming pool and restaurant. Adults have a choice of five different restaurants and three bars to cater to everyone in your group. The private beach has a bar, cafe and sun loungers. There is a spa and wellness centre that offers a variety of treatments.
Paloma Grida Resort and Spa is a beachfront resort built in the Tuscan style of architecture. They offer a variety of accommodation from standard rooms to lakeside villas with a private pool. The resort has 4 communal pools including a kid's only pool and an indoor pool. There is a kids club that caters for children of all ages with daily entertainment and kids meals. There are six different restaurants including a buffet main restaurant and five bars to choose from. The hotel has a spa with a variety of treatments and a fitness centre.
Garuda a La Carte Restaurant in the Gloria Verde Resort serves Asian cuisine and specialises in the dishes of Thailand. The Pad Thai or Prawn Tom Yung are both excellent choices and well presented. The decor is black and red with wood panelling and paintings of dragons on the walls. The floor to ceiling windows look out over the gardens of the resort which gives the restaurant a peaceful setting. The menu comprises a number of choices from different parts of Asia. They have a small wine list and a selection of Asian beers.
Kushane at the Ela Quality Resort hotel serves innovative Turkish style cuisine. Specialty dishes include lamb cooked in grape molasses with quince and fish wrapped in eggplant slices. This is some of the best fine dining you will find with the chef having one a number of gold medals at the International Gastronomy contest. The restaurant is decorated in a plush ottoman style with gold ceilings, velvet chairs and huge light fittings in an Eastern style. There are floor to ceiling windows with views over the resort towards the ocean. They have an extensive wine list with a selection from France, California and Spain.
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Santa Claus Museum is an interesting place to visit and is a church hewn into the rock. A number of people believe the saint after whom this church is named forms part of the legend of Santa Claus. The museum shows some interesting facts and relics of the saint. The history is very interesting and church is beautiful to explore. You can do this as part of a day trip to the town of Kas.
Kaya Eagles Golf Course is found at the Kaya Golf hotel and resort. The course is a standard 18 holes and is one of the cheaper courses to play in Belek. They have a driving range and a hire store where you can hire equipment as well golf carts. There is a bar and snack cafe at the club for after play drinks. It is fairly easy to get a tee off time at this course and guests of the Kaya resorts get a discount.
A wonderful day trip is to explore the historic centre of the nearby town of Side. The town is filled with landmarks such as the old lighthouse, Roman Viaducts, 1000 year old Turkish Baths and ruins of everyday buildings including a Roman shop. This is all in the middle of the town so it is possible to stop at a cafe and be looking at a Roman ruin. You can easily spend a day exploring all the ancient ruins and newer buildings that make up the town. There are a number of cafes and restaurants if you are getting tired of the food at your hotel and want to experience local Turkish cuisine.
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