What's the Weather like on Lara Beach in August
Lara Beach is attracting many visitors this month as they relax in the hot summer conditions on the Mediterranean coast. August is slightly cooler than July but not noticeable so. The average temperature is down just one degree to a warm 27°C. Days can reach a high of 33°C and nights a pleasant 21°C as the average high/low temperatures. Evenings are great for eating outdoors and strolling along the beaches. Stay sun safe during the hot days and keep sun screen handy and your hat on your head. Chances of a sunny day are over 80% so enjoy the beach and the outdoors but stay safe.
Average rainfall is still low this month with just 10mm expected on one day with the chance of seeing rain low at just 2%. You will not expect to see much rain here for the next 2 months when it will increase during October. The average humidity is still a low 60% and this will remain until rainfall increases. It is pleasant to be outdoors with the low humidity that will not increase until November and there is just 4% chance of a windy day. There may be a sea breeze but it will not be windy, more a cool breeze just stirring the air.
Sunshine hours remain stable at 11 hours each day so you will have plenty of time for the beach and other outdoor pursuits such as walking and hiking through the mountains and visiting ancient ruins.
Foggy days have dropped back to just one this month from the high of 2 days last month. Foggy days are only expected in summer when temperatures are higher and the chance of a foggy day drops as temperatures drop.
Lara Beach Hotels in August
IC Green Palace
On Lara Beach is the IC Green Palace that stretches for 300 metres along the beach. All rooms have air conditioning, mini bar, room service, hair dryer and a terrace or balcony. Eat at one of the 7 restaurants and choose from Italian, Sushi, seafood, Mexican, Chinese, Turkish and a Pancake tent. The main restaurant is a buffet and there is a snack bar for treats during the day and night. While lazing in the pool choose one of the swim up bars for an ice cream or cocktail as well as a variety of drinks. The café serves chocolates and sandwiches and the beach bar is great for a treat after playing a game on the beach or taking part in water sports. There are 2 disco bars and one is open air to take advantage of the warm evenings. Try archery and a range of water sports and table tennis, badminton and other land sports. The Kids Club if for ages 4 to 12 years and they have their pool and water slides and lots of fun and entertainment during the day.
The eastern style open-air Spa and Wellness centre is a space for relaxing the mind and body from a pampering treatment to a full body massage. Relax in the sauna and Turkish Bath and try a vitamin juice to rejuvenate you.
A 5 star all-inclusive resort on the beach is the Xanadu Hotel and you can stay in a standard room, family room, villa or a golf suite. All rooms have air conditioning, mini bar, balcony or terrace with views to the sea, the pools or the gardens. The larger villas have 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and are located in a luxurious garden area. The Presidential suites have 3 bedrooms and bathrooms, dining area and a swimming pool just for the use of the 2 villas. Eat at the main buffet restaurant with a children's section or at one of the a la carte restaurants serving French, Italian, Chinese, Mexican and seafood. Have a drink at one of the several bars including a beach bar, disco bar, secret garden bar or have coffee and a cheesecake in the café.
Have in swim in one of the 3 pools including a pool just for the kids with waterslides who also have their own club with fun activities and entertainment. Water sports include parasailing, wake boarding, water skiing, canoeing and riding a jet ski. The golf courses are close to Xanadu and there is a shuttle bus for your convenience. Take part in a beach or pool game and then relax with a massage or a beauty treatment.
Lara Beach Beach for August
Antalya Sand Sculpture Festival
The Antalya Sand Sculpture Festival is on during summer and you can expect to see some life size creations in the sand. Held at Lara Beach and starting in April, the exhibition lasts all through summer due to the mild Mediterranean weather. During the day the pieces are spectacular and at night a light show makes them even more interesting. Sand is brought in for the sculptures as the beach sand is too course for modelling.
Bars and Restaurants
For fresh fish and seafood try the Aynali for Turkish and Mediterranean dishes overlooking the marina. Dishes include grilled fish and grilled calamari and fresh salads.
For great kebabs, pides and pizza try the Findik for fresh tasty Turkish and Italian dishes. Many tourists say these are the best kebabs on the coast around Lara Beach. The food is value for money and a great place to take the kids. The service is good and the staffs are friendly and will explain the dishes to you.
Things to do in Lara Beach in August
Manavgat Markets and Waterfall
If the beach is getting too hot try a tour to the Manavgat markets and waterfall. The falls are on the Manavgat River and tumble down a ridge for spectacular photo opportunities. Next stop is the textile market with many bargains before you go onto the town proper. The local market has many stalls selling lots of food and drinks, hand crafted items, budget clothes and local wood carvings. After a wander round hop on the boat for a river cruise and lunch onboard before mooring at a beach for a swim before you head back to your hotel.