The daily average temperature for Bodrum is usually around 16 °C and there's a good chance of cloud cover or a heavy shower. It's warm enough during the day to go sightseeing but you may want to wear a jacket in the evening when temperatures become milder. The highest ever recorded temperature in November for Bodrum is 31 °C with the lowest being 2°C. However, temperatures normally fall within the averages for the month. The average sea temperature in November is generally around 20°C which might feel cold to some but it's perfectly fine for a quick swim or dip in the ocean. The average humidity for the resort is around 65%, though due to the cooler temperatures you shouldn't feel any discomfort or fatigue.
There are many hotels in Bodrum which cater to a range of budgets. Holidays are all about relaxation and where better to relax than the Hotel Karia Princess. This five star establishment offers accommodation at an affordable price. Located just over a mile away from Bodrum Castle and 700 yards from the marina, the Hotel Karia Princess is set in beautiful gardens and has a lush outdoor pool. Every room features a private balcony, minibar, bathroom and hairdryer. Air conditioning is also a standard with some rooms containing a lounge area. The hotel restaurant has an open buffet where you can taste various Turkish-Aegean specialities, including vegetarian options. For breakfast, you can try traditional pastries or something light. Other facilities at the hotel include a spa with fitness room and sauna. For the more active, there are tennis courts with private lessons available upon request.
In the heart of Bodrum is the Asmin Hotel. This small and friendly establishment was completely refurbished in 2010 and features two swimming pools, a pool bar, restaurant and of course, the obligatory Turkish bath. Located just 350 yards from Bodrum Castle, each room offers air conditioning, minibar, safe box, free Wi-Fi and flat screen TV. You can relax by the pool and order a drink from the pool bar. If you prefer some privacy, you can also enjoy breakfast in your hotel room. A 24 hour reception area is available to cater to all needs and requirements and a laundry service is on hand if you need any clean clothes.
For some authentic Aegean cuisine then visit the oldest restaurant in Bodrum, Korfez. Based at the marina, this restaurant offers a range of delicious dishes, refreshing drinks and has friendly service.
Despite tourist season coming to an end, there are still plenty of things to do in Bodrum. If you fancy getting back to nature and immersing yourself in mud than take a trip to the Dalyan Hot Springs. The waters are believed to cure a wide range of ailments and the mud baths are a real treat to leave your skin thoroughly cleansed. Many tours offer trips to the springs and mud baths with boats being the best method of transport to reach the area as it's on the outskirts of Dalyan.
If shopping is more to your taste then you're in luck as Bodrum has many shops to offer. If you want to find a multitude of items under one roof then the Oasis Shopping Centre is the place to go. Here, you could do a spot of early Christmas shopping as there are more than 200 stores in the centre. You'll find open air areas with water features, adventure playgrounds for the kids and even a cinema. If you're feeling peckish, there are a range of food outlets offering various dishes and a range of branded shops, including Marks and Spencer.