Turkey holidays from Belfast - all you need to know

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Turkey is a top tourist destination for good reason with millions of visitors flocking there every year. The following is some useful information on Turkey holidays from Belfast.


Turkey is home to some amazing coastline and has a number of excellent beaches and seaside resorts. Among the most popular destinations are Kusadasi, Bodrum and Marmaris. Most of Turkey has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, cool winters.

Flights from Belfast

Thomson flies directly from Belfast to Turkey. There is one flight per week to Bodrum every Sunday. Flight duration is 4 hours and 20 minutes, departing at 15.20 and arriving at 21.40 local time. They also have one flight per week to Dalaman every Monday. This flight departs at 07.20 and lands at 13.45 local time. Flight duration is 4 hours and 25 minutes. Prices start from around £100 per person one way.


The Cactus Hotel is located close to the town of Bodrum at the entrance to its beautiful blue bay. All rooms have air conditioning, satellite TV and a balcony. Double rooms start from £70 per person during the peak summer season. The Hotel Ilayde is a boutique hotel located in central Kusadasi. Rooms are spacious and have free Wi-Fi. Prices start from just £60 per person sharing.

What to bring

As already mentioned the temperatures in Turkey can get very high so it is worth bringing proper sun protection. Sun cream, hats and sunglasses are all recommended. In terms of clothing shorts, t-shirts and flip flops are fine to wear during the day. The weather is still mild in the evening so there is no real need to bring clothing for cold weather.

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