July is the hottest month of the year in Belek with the average temperature reaching 28°C. The average high is 34°C and the average low is 22°C. You will not need a jacket or any warm clothing in July. Pack your swimsuit and all your summer clothing. The highest recorded temperature for Belek in July was 45°C and the lowest was 13°C. Don't forget to keep well hydrated and stay indoors during the extreme heat in the middle of the day. Heatstroke is a very real danger in high temperatures like these so take precautions especially with small children.
The relative humidity level is 55% in July which might feel dry to you so pack some lotions for your skin and drink lots of water.
The average wind speed in July is 11km/h or 7mph. The highest recorded wind speed for July was 76km/h or 47mph. The cool winds bring a welcome relief from the extreme heat experienced in Belek in July.
There is no chance of foggy conditions in July for Belek.
The sea temperature is a very warm 27°C in July and everyone will want to spend hours swimming in the calm waters of the Mediterranean with the sea that warm. The beaches get very crowded in July so make sure you get there early to get a good spot.
The average rainfall for Belek in July is 4mm over 2 days which is such a small amount of rain that even it does occur during your holiday it is unlikely to put a damper on activities.
Belek experiences an average of 14 hours of sunshine every day in July. This gives you plenty of time to hit the beach and explore the area around Belek on day excursions. The resort is very crowded in July so you might want to book a day to see the quite villages in the surrounding hillsides or visit some of the Roman ruins to escape the beach crowds.
Gural Premier Resort is the winner of the Best Luxury Beach resort in Europe awarded by the World Luxury Hotel and Spa awards for 2012, 2013 and 2014. The hotel offers a wide range of accommodation from standard rooms, to luxury suites and villas. Your kids will love the very active kids club which has a range of activities every day. There are two water parks the small child friendly Happyland and the older kid friendly Aquapark which has a large selection of slide to thrill adventurous holidaymakers. The hotel has a private beach with a bar, cafe and sun loungers with umbrellas. The spa is very luxurious and offers a gentle version of a Turkish Hamam, private treatment rooms and indulgent spa packages. There are 9 restaurants and 5 bars on site as well as 4 swimming pools and a gym.
IC Hotels Santai is a family friendly four star hotel on the beach front in Belek. The focus is on family with a kids club that caters for children from 4 17, child friendly restaurants and two pools for children. The private beach has very small waves and is perfect for hours of family fun. There are sun loungers with umbrellas on the beach as well as a small cafe and bar. The resort has 8 restaurants and 5 bars to cater for everyone in your groups' tastes. You can choose from standard double rooms to large family suites.
Belek has one of the nicest beaches in Turkey with 16km of fine white sand and azure waters. The beach is technically public but most of the resorts that line the beach front have closed off sections as private beaches. If you look you will find some pathways to small public sections of beach front which you can use for free. Theses sections have no facilities at all but you can walk to nearby restaurants and bars. These small sections are known collectively as Belek beach and they are popular with locals as there are very few hotels in Belek that don't offer beach front access.
Gloria Golf Resort offers a spectacular beach and for a small fee you can use their beach facilities including sun loungers, umbrellas, cabanas and a beachfront bar. The facilities are not as fancy as you will find at some other resorts but they are very child friendly and the cost to use the facilities is lower. The resort offers a number of water sports from the beach such as windsurfing, water-skiing and jet skis.
Sunset is a Turkish Restaurant situated on the Swan Roundabout in Central Belek. There is a nice view of the fountain in the middle of the roundabout and the local streets. They show live games of sporting events such as footy, rugby and cricket on a large screen inside the restaurant but you can sit outside and people watch if it gets loud. The stand out dishes here are the meze platters, prawns and fresh fish. This is a good place to stop for a snack and a drink while you are shopping in the centre. Swan Roundabout | Akdeniz Mh. Kocareis Str. NO:14
Bogazkoy is a small family run restaurant on the banks of the river. The decor includes low eastern style tables and chairs. The most popular place to eat is on the deck with the views of the river and the mountains on the other bank. The cuisine is Turkish and is mostly seafood served in the Meze platter style of eating. The garlic octopus and fresh fish are both very well done. They offer a small but overpriced wine list so you might want to stick with beer or a cool drink.
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The Bellis Hotel offers a riding school for guests and non-guests. If you have always wanted to ride a horse across the beach then this is the place for you. They offer lessons if you want to improve your riding and guides will ride with you if you are nervous. There are a number of options available from 10 minute rides around the resort to half-day trips exploring the coastline. Riders of all abilities are catered for and they have small ponies for children.