The daily average for Bodrum in May is usually around 21 °C and it's a pretty dry month. The average rainfall for the month is somewhere around 12mm which generally equals a 15% chance of rain. You may experience a very light shower or slight drizzle during 5 days of the month. The highest ever recorded temperature in May for Bodrum is a sweltering 37 °C with the lowest being a cool 8°C. However, temperatures are usually within the average range for each month. The average sea temperature in May is around 19°C which despite being notably cool can feel refreshing when you've enjoyed a 10 minute dip. The average humidity for the resort is around 57%, however that is fairly comfortable for this time of year.
The beautiful hotels in Bodrum make it impossible to choose from. However, if you're struggling to narrow your choice down then consider the Atrium Hotel. Located just five minutes away from the centre of town and only 150 metres away from the beach, this stunning family friendly establishment is definitely a great choice. Despite the design of the building being inspired by sumptuous Roman villas, everything about this hotel is Turkish. Each room is simple but practical, decorated with dark wood furniture and en-suite facilities. All guests are welcome to try the buffet breakfast every morning with traditional Turkish cuisine being served in the evenings. The pool and terrace bars are the ideal place to relax and enjoy a refreshing drink. Those who want to explore will enjoy the fact that this hotel is just a five minute drive from some of Bodrums major attractions, such as Bodrum Castle.
Those looking to experience fine dining in the area can visit the Bodrum Maya Hotel. Nestled among mandarin trees in a tranquil area away from the hustle and bustle of town, this hotel offers a stunning restaurant. Here, you can enjoy both international and Turkish cuisine as well as listening to traditional Turkish music. The picturesque hotel has a large outdoor swimming pool with sundeck, free Wi-Fi and all rooms are en-suite. Located just five minutes away from the marina, this hotel and restaurant is in the ideal location if you want to be close to a range of amenities.
Bodrum has many activities to offer those visiting the area. As waters are slightly warmer at this time of year, it's ideal to go scuba diving. The Bodrum peninsula is a very popular place for scuba diving and many diving schools accommodate those wishing to explore the Big Bango and Small Bango; both amazing locations to discover a wide range of marine life. Both beginners and those who are experienced can take advantage of the range of scuba diving schools in the area. You'll experience a day of adventure and excitement and even those who don't want to dive can still join in.