The daily average temperature for Bodrum in September is usually around 26 °C and it's still very warm despite the odd chance of a light shower or drizzle over the course of a day. Those who wish to go on holiday when the school holidays are over will still be able to enjoy being on the beach and building up a nice tan. The highest ever recorded temperature in September for Bodrum is 40 °C with the lowest being 15°C. However, temperatures are generally consistent with the averages for each month. The average sea temperature in September is around 24°C which feels more than adequate to take a swim to relax or cool off from the heat. The average humidity for the resort is around 54% meaning it's fairly humid and its best to avoid spending long periods in the sun. Also, ensure that you're keeping hydrated by drinking lots of fluids and apply a high SPF to protect your skin from the sun.
There are a number of great hotels in Bodrum at a range of prices to suit all budgets. The Parkim Avaz Hotel in Bodrum's Gumbet Resort offers reasonably priced all-inclusive packages throughout the summer season. The centre of Bodrum is just a few miles away so it's ideal for those who want to be close to the action. All rooms have air conditioning, satellite TV, mini bar and balcony or terrace. The hotel has several facilities for guests to enjoy with two swimming pools, waterslides, two restaurants, two bars and 24 hours reception. Those with young children will love the kid's pool, mini golf, playground and hotel run kids clubs for children aged between 4 years and 12 years old.
Couples wishing for a relaxing holiday in a small, friendly establishment may want to consider a stay at the Kavala Studios Hotel. This hotel is only 350 yards away from the beach and each studio room is equipped with air conditioning, kitchen and private bathroom. Guests can relax in the private pool or enjoy a read from the hotel library. The hotel restaurant overlooks Bodrum Castle and serves Turkish food alongside seafood and other dishes. The bar serves small, light snacks and cold drinks so you can enjoy a refreshment by the pool.
If you want to experience local cuisine and are unsure about what type of dish you would like to try then take a wander down to the Marina Yacht Club. Here, you'll find three restaurants on offer with a range of cuisines to tempt you. The Club Restaurant serves classic Turkish food and International dishes, whereas the Vespa Café has several Italian options. If it's Mediterranean food you're after then give the Roof Top Restaurant a try.
Bodrum is a beautiful town with many activities and views to experience. Many tourists love to explore the sea and choose to go scuba diving. If you're a qualified diver or completely new to diving then the Aegean Pro Dive Centre could be the place for you. Here, you can enjoy a twenty to forty minute trip to one of several dive locations. The locations include Big and Small Reef between Bodrum and Black Island, Smugglers Bay and Bubble Cave. All divers are accompanied by qualified instructors and you can even take a course at the centre to become an instructor.
If being on land is more your idea of fun then why not explore the resort on foot. If you want to travel within Bodrum, there are many buses which are cheap to travel on and will take you to many of the attractions within the town. It's also a good way to explore just outside the area too.