The temperature begins to cool down in September with a daily average of 25°C which cools down to about 22°C by the end of the month. The average high for September is 31°C and the average low is 19°C. You will still be spending most days at the beach and the temperature is still hot enough that you should leave your jacket at home and bring only summer clothes and your swimsuit. The highest recorded temperature for Belek in September was 42°C and the lowest was 11°C.
The relative humidity for the month is around 56% which combined with the heat can be uncomfortable. Drink lots of water, stay indoors during the hottest part of the day and keep an eye on small children as they are at the highest risk level for the dangers of heatstroke as they are so active even when it is hot.
Belek receives an average of 11 hours of sunshine per day in the month of September. The days are getting shorter but there is still plenty of sunshine. The majority of holiday makers with school going children are back home, making September an excellent month to go on holiday to Belek as you get the warmth without the crowds.
The average daily wind speed is around 10km/h or 6mph. This is just enough of a cooling breeze to make hot day pleasant. The highest recorded wind speed for Belek in September was 93km/h or 58mph.
The resort town is not affected by foggy conditions in September.
The beginning of September is still very dry but you will get more rain towards the end of the month. The average rainfall for the month 12mm spread over 3 days.
The sea temperature drops by just one degree from the August average. The water remains a balmy 27 for most of the month and cools to about 25°C by the end of September.
Xanadu Resort Hotel offers all inclusive high class resort experience right on the beach front. The resort is styled to look like part of a Roman ruin with an amphitheatre, ancient style pools and columned walkways. There is a choice of accommodation from standard rooms to presidential villas and suites. The main restaurant offers a buffet meal and a special kids and babies buffet selection to keep the little guests happy. There are five a la carte restaurants, six bars and two cafes including one that just serves cheesecake. There is a gym on site to work off all that food. The resort boasts an internationally acclaimed tennis school and guests are welcome to take part in individual or group lessons. You will find 3 pools, 3 waterslides, 2 children's pools and a variety of beachside sports such as parasailing, jet skiing and windsurfing. They offer kids club activities for children from 4 years of age.
Club Magic Life Belek is a high end family hotel about 700m back from the beach. The resort offers two communal pools and villas with private pools. The hotel has one main restaurant which offers buffet meals and two bars. The main hotel is on a 3 star level and more affordable for families on a budget then the surrounding hotels. There is an entertainment team who provide fun activities and entertainment all day long. They have 6 children's activities a week and numerous family activities such as football. There is a playground for children and 4 kid's only pools.
Kadriye Beach Park is a short drive away from Belek. All the bars and restaurants on the beach are privately owned and if you drink and eat there you can use their sun loungers, umbrellas and shaded seating areas. There is a nightclub, Amnesia, on the beach if you want to dance after spending the day swimming and sun tanning. They play a variety of music to suit all age groups. There is a small shop on the beach for buying cool drinks and other necessities. The beach has a football pitch, volleyball court and go-carting track for your entertainment. Everyone is welcome to use the beach and no fees are charged for using the facilities.
Cornelia De Luxe Resort has a private beach that allows day passes. The pass fee includes sun loungers, umbrellas, access to the hotel facilities and beach front pool. There is a bar and a small cafe serving snacks on the beach. The waves are small and this is a great beach for families with young children as it is very safe. There is a team of lifeguards at the beach and at the pool.
Chufang is the oriental restaurant at the Regnum Carya Golf and Spa Resort. The decor is minimalistic with light wood walls and white chairs with black edging. The highlight of the restaurant is the Teppanyaki tables where Japanese chefs show off their Teppanyaki skills. You can have Asian specialities such as sushi and Thai noodles. The atmosphere of the restaurants is serene and calm. The food is excellent and the wine list is well chosen. This makes a welcome break from the standard Turkish and European fare.
Turquise ala Carte Restaurant is a seafood restaurant in the Papillion Zeugma resort. The fish and seafood are all fresh and locally caught. The restaurant has a French feel in its decor and has fantastic views from its floor to ceiling windows of the gardens and the ocean beyond. The stand out dish is the excellent garlic prawn starter. They have a large wine list with selections from France and Spain.
Take 4x4 day trip with Jeep Safari Turkey, the company offers hotel pick up and everyone is taking to a meeting point on the edge of town where you are assigned your vehicle for the day. You meet your driver and he will explain the days driving. The roads are winding a number of them are dirt tracks or narrow mountain passes. The driver will stop at scenic points for you to get out, have a look and take photos. The group will stop at Selale falls for everybody to have a swim and walk around. Lunch is in a small restaurant beside the river where you eat traditional local foods such as lamb kebabs. Highlights of the trip include Mosques, valleys, Taurus Mountains and local animals.
The National Golf Club is one of the premier clubs in Belek. A number of competitions are held here such as The Turkish Airlines Challenge, Mineks & Regnum Ladies Classic and the Turkish leg of The European Tour. Tee off times are difficult to get bet you apply to the club to try and get an opening during your holiday. There is a Golf Academy on site with a number of instructors who can help you improve your game. The course has approximately 550m2 of greens and 2200m2 of bunkers and 6 lakes in total.