The daily average temperature for Bodrum in August is usually around 28 °C. Those that love bathing on the beach and soaking up the sun will love the weather at this time of year. If you're hoping that the air gets cooler, you'll probably be disappointed as the weather is unlikely to settle under the twenties. The highest ever recorded temperature in August for Bodrum is 45 °C with the lowest being 19°C. The average sea temperature in August is normally around 25°C which will allow most to enjoy swimming in the ocean without feeling uncomfortable. The average humidity for the resort is around 53% meaning it's likely to feel sticky and humid due to the very high temperatures. It's advisable to drink lots of water to keep hydrated, ensure you don't spend too much time in the direct sun and apply lots of SPF to protect your skin. Taking regular breaks from the sunshine is recommended as the weather can make you feel fatigued.
If you're planning on visiting Bodrum with children then you'll definitely want to stay in a family friendly hotel. One establishment fitting the bill is the Hotel Samara. This hotel even has a mini club where you can leave the kids while you go off and enjoy yourself for a couple of hours. The five star all inclusive hotel is located in Torba and has both indoor and outdoor pools, spa facilities, private beach and rooms featuring a private bathroom.
Another option for those visiting with children is to stay in a self-catering apartment, such as The Gardenya; a hotel and apartment complex with a restaurant and bar.
Those searching for something to eat will love the Liman Koftescisi Restaurant due to its popular mouth-watering dishes. Here, you can try Turkish meatballs, a speciality which is well liked by both locals and tourists. There are also many bars and clubs in the area too for those that want to party the night away.
Bodrum is bursting with activities for tourists, however most do enjoy being on or close to the beach at this time of year. If you don't want to spend the day relaxing in the sun then taking part in a watersport could be a great alternative. There are many watersports to participate in and something for everyone. Plus Water Sports offer a range of activities for all the family. If you love being in the water then why not try a canoe, pedalo or wake board. There are fun activities for the kids too.