October is the first official month of autumn and the average temperature drops to 21°C. The average high is 26°C and the average low is 15°C. The temperatures are still very pleasant but you might want to pack a light sweater for going out in the evening. The highest recorded temperature for Belek in October is 38°C and the lowest was 2°C. The days are warm enough to spend your time swimming and working on your tan but the temperature is now comfortable and your chance of developing heatstroke or getting sunburnt drops significantly.
The relative humidity level is 58% which most people should find comfortable when combined with the average temperature.
The daily wind speed in October averages 10km/h or 6mph. The highest recorded wind speed was 83km/h or 52mph. The winds are still pleasant but may begin to get stronger by the end of the month.
Belek is not affected by foggy conditions in October.
There is no record of snow in Belek for the month of October but some of the nearby mountain villages might get light snow fall later in the month.
The sea temperature drops to 24°C in October and gets to about 22°C by the end of the month. This is still warm enough for everybody to enjoy a swim and most people will find the temperature very pleasant.
The average rainfall for Belek in October is 68mm spread over 6 days. The rain will get heavier towards the end of the month. Your chances of having a rain free holiday are much higher at the start of October then at the end of the month. If you going to Belek at the end of October you should take a rain jacket and umbrella in case you get caught in a downpour.
The resort town experiences an average of 10 hours of sunshine per day in October, which gives you plenty of time to work on your tan and explore the area around Belek.
Hotel Riu Kaya Palazzo is a 5 star beach front resort with all the facilities you will need for a relaxing holiday. There is wide range of accommodation from standard rooms to duplexes in the main hotel to superior rooms and 4 sleeper villas with private pools in the garden. In winter you will find three restaurants in the resort as well as the main buffet. Formal dress is required in all the a la carte restaurants. There is a beach bar and a bar in the main hotel building. The resort has an 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, 3 swimming pools, dance lessons, live entertainment and a spa with a selection of treatments from massages to facials. The Riuland program provides a daily entertainment activity schedule for children from 4 17.
Club Mega Saray is a large four star hotel on the beachfront. You can chose from a standard club room to a junior suite. They have interconnecting rooms for families. The resort has a shopping centre, spa and fitness centre. They offer a choice of 9 restaurants including a kids only restaurant and an adults only restaurant. Seven bars are situated across the different areas of the resort. The kids club is for children 4 and older and provides a daily program of activities. The private beach has a bar, cafe, sun loungers and shaded areas for guests. There is an indoor pool and two outdoor pools including a children only pool.
La Carne is meat lovers paradise in the Calista Resort Hotel. The cuisine is South American and features Rodizio service where the waiters walk around with the roasted meat impaled on swords. They carve the meat from the swords onto your plate and will continue brining you selections of meat until you can't eat anymore. The meal begins with Caipirinha cocktails served with fresh meat and is a fairly authentic South American meal. The food is excellent and is paired with beers and wines from South America.
Taco restaurant at the Papillion Ayscha resort offers Mexican fair in the evenings. The restaurant is open on three sides giving fantastic views of the Mediterranean. The decor is simple and clean. They do not allow children under the age of 7 in the restaurant but you can take your kids to the kids club for babysitting. The food involves a high end version of Mexican favourites such as Burritos and Tacos. The fresh fish Burrito with salsa is a stand out dish. They have a very good wine list and a selection of Mexican beers.
Papillion Zeugma Spa offers day passes to non-guests and is one of the most luxurious spas in Belek. They have private treatment rooms, a sauna, Jacuzzi and a traditional style Turkish Hamam. Their most popular package is the VIP Botanicals Garden Ritual which involves an orchid body peel, milk bath in the Jacuzzi, orchid body mask, anti-stress massage with orange and shea oil. You can chose to have a single treatment such as a massage or facial or a day pass to use the facilities.
Cobra Kingdom at Maxx Royal Golf Resort is an aqua park that allows non-guests in for a fee. The park closes for the season at the end of October so this is your last chance to enjoy it. They have slides for all ages from a selection of small unnamed slides into a toddler pool to the 9 huge slides for older kids and adults. Highlights include the King Cobra which is full of twists and turns, the Black Hole (a high speed slide in total darkness) and the very high Freefall. The park is great fun and all the refreshments at the resort are reasonably priced.
Cornelia Golf Club offers a golf academy and 27 hole golf course. Non-guests pay 125 Euros to play the full course and 75 Euros to play 9 holes. You can hire a golf cart or an electric trolley if you want to walk. There is a pro shop if you want to buy or hire your equipment. Nick Faldo designed the championship course which has some very technically challenging greens.