What's the weather like in Olu Deniz in April
April in Olu Deniz signals pleasant weather, especially for those visitors who dislike the scalding heat of Mediterranean summers. The winter cold is now gone for good with every day having an average temperature of around 13°C. The lowest temperature to be expected is 7°C, while at noon temperatures can be as high as 18°C. The mountainous plants are now in full bloom and the area is generally at its greenest in April.
Average Sea Temperature
It is not advised to stay too long at the beach for a swim, since the water temperature is only around 16°C.
The average rainfall drops significantly during April. Even though 9 full days of rain are expected, only 60mm will fall, meaning that the rains are pretty light. Still, packing an umbrella and raincoat is still a good idea when visiting Olu Deniz during this time of the year.
Humidity levels remain the same as in March with 70% being the average expected. The higher temperatures and longer days make the humidity feel less unpleasant than in the months before.
Average Sunshine Hours
In general, you can expect to enjoy 10 hours of sunshine daily in Olu Deniz. Indeed, you'll have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the resort's natural scenery and various outdoor pursuits.
Fog and Snow
Only one day of fog and snow is expected during the whole month and it usually only affects the mountains in the area. Still winds can be very chilly if it snows on a mountain nearby, so it is wise to pack a warm jacket for evening outings.
April is an excellent time to visit Olu Deniz, especially if you wish to avoid the huge crowds, scalding noon heat and high prices of summer. Prices are much lower during this time of the year and it is easier to find rooms and seats in establishments, too.
Olu Deniz Hotels in April
Choosing a quality place to stay in Olu Deniz becomes simpler as summer approaches, although prices do begin to rise. April features some of the first summer hotels opening up for the season, offering travelers a wider variety of accommodation to choose from.
A great choice is the Turquoise Hotel, which is in the center of Olu Deniz, and a short walk from the beach. The prices are quite low and the rooms are very clean and nicely decorated. They have an all-inclusive system if you wish to have all your meals at the hotel and the food is excellent quality. The Turquoise Hotel offers plenty of entertainment, too, and is located conveniently enough for easy access to public transport. Activities include tours, children playgrounds, a Turkish bath and special night events at the bar.
Located near Olu Deniz above the village of Faralya, the Onur Motel is the perfect place to stay in if one looks for a great view, excellent food andcomfy rooms. The bungalows are made from natural materials and the food is made from local produce, offering authentic, organic quality. They even serve their own homemade wine. The staff of Onur Motel is very friendly and the Motel has its own pool, free parking and even offers tent space for those customers who wish to camp.
Olu Deniz Beaches In April
Butterfly Valley Beach
If you're looking for a quiet and relaxed day at the beach then Butterfly Valley Beach is the place to head to. Tucked away from the fest of civilisation, it can only be accessed from Oludeniz by boat and is situated on the western coast of the Gulf of Belceiz. The beach is surrounded by crystal clear water, vast cliff faces tropical forests and the number of stunning butterflies which also makes it one of the best places for exploration. Various waterfalls are hidden throughout the surrounding area which truly makes Butterfly Valley a secret paradise. The beach also houses a small Restaurant meaning you can grab a bite to eat and a refreshing beverage on your visit.
Kidrak Beach is another destination perfect for relaxation with no loud music or water sports allowed. Placed just 2km south-east of Oludeniz it is a natural beauty and has adopted the name 'Paradise Beach'. With powder like sand and rows of Pine Trees bordering the beach, it makes a great place to bath in the sun on the sun loungers or cool off in the shaded area when temperatures hit the toasty 20's! However, the beach does have a small entrance fee which is used to maintain the surrounding area and it's beauty.
You will find Oludeniz Beach (also known as Oludeniz Blue Lagoon) just outside the town of Fethiye which is wedged in the valley. The beach is known for its stunning views and with no nearby clubs or venues, it makes the ultimate secret and peaceful getaway. Those of you who are thrill seekers can take a short journey up the nearby Babadag Mountain for a paragliding experience. If that's not for you and you prefer a more chilled time then you could take a stroll along the promenade and watch the golden sunsets.
Bars and Restaurants
International classics and Turkish treats are everywhere to be found in the streets of Olu Deniz.
One of the best places for Italian food is Toscana Restaurant. Delicious food, coupled with friendly service and a pleasant environment has made this place a favourite among locals and visitors alike.
Gossip Bar And Restaurant
An excellent place for budget dining is the Gossip Bar and Restaurant, which serves great food and drinks. With Vegetarian, Italian, Turkish and British cuisine options, everyone is certain to find something delicious to sample from the menu. The staff is very friendly and try hard to ensure that you have the best time possible.
Things to do in Olu Deniz in April
Good cycling tours will take you through the beautiful mountains and valleys of Olu Deniz. Discover streams and canyons, mountain paths and valleys in full bloom. Spring is an excellent time for cycling, since the weather is mild enough not to be pleasant and not oppressively hot. You can either join an official tour or rent a bicycle and explore on the area on your own.
Kadyanda is a beautiful historical city with fascinating ruins. Few tourists venture here, but the journey is certainly worth the effort for those who love dramatic landscapes, ancient ruins and history. There is a clear path leading to the site from the scenic village of Umuzlu; keep in mind that you'll need many hours to fully explore this ancient Lycian settlement. It only takes a couple of hours to drive to the village of Umuzlu from Olu Deniz.
Af Kule Monastrey
Trekking above the area of Kayakoy, you will find the secret ruins of Af Kule Monastery. The haunting beauty of the scenery and nature, spectacular vistas and ancient ruins mean that you'll definitely want to take your camera. The trek is quite safe, but it is best to undertake it with a large group, as the area is pretty rugged. Visitors can book tours to visit the mountain area and the trek to the ruins can easily be combined with a trip to Kayakoy as well.