Destinations to encounter and delight!
There are many means of exploring the Bodrum peninsula, the most rewarding is thru a daily boat trips accessible from Bodrum harbour. The other one is to take the Dolmush, the localised mini coaches from the main bus station. Final destinationsare unquestionably exhibited on each vehicle.
Among the incomparable characteristics of Bodrum as a vacation resort is that in addtion to alternatives full of vacationer amenities by day and the unique Bodrum nightlife, so more quiet bays, beaches and hamlets are disposable to relish.
No other arena on the Aegean Sea allows the visitant with the adventure to experience conventional Turkish life sentence only a couple of minutes aside from the fuss of a advanced tourist center.
At the southern side, Bardakci, Gumbet, Bitez, Ortakent, Karaincir, Bagla and Akyarlar have fine, sandy coastline. Wind-surfers get pleasure from Gumbet and Bitez. At Bitez beach you can enjoy silent walks through the orange and tangerine orchards neighboring the beach. Ortakent has the longest sandy beach in the peninsula and offers an ideal place for relaxing in your seclusion. One of the most beautiful beaches on the Bodrum peninsula, Karaincir, is perfect for an active day by the sea and relaxed. Akyarlar enjoys powdery sand of its beach, it's also considered as one of the best beaches in the world.
Turgutreis, Gumusluk and Yalikavak, all with outstanding coastlines, positioned on the western side of the peninsula and are wonderful for swimming, sunbathing and water sports.
Turgutreis is the birthplace of a Turkish Ottoman admiral of the same name. At the antique harbor of Myndos, Gumusluk, you can easily make many friends with the hospitable Turkish people. In Yalikavak you will find many small cafes and the occasional windmill create a charming setting.
At the north side of the peninsula you will find; Torba, a modern village with holiday villas and a nice marina is located 8 km north of Bodrum. Golkoy and Turkbuku are small and simple fishing villages with a handful of taverns overlooking a lovely bay.
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The Map of Bodrum Peninsula