The Bodrum region offers travellers charming surroundings and history.
While staying in Bitez which is a couple of coves away from Bodrum centre gives you a more sophisticated holiday experience with a peaceful unspoilt beach. Perfect a choice for a more peaceful holiday ideal for couples. You can visit Bodrum town centre which is 2 coves away, and less than 10 minutes drive away.
Other areas worth considering are Gundogan, and Turgutreis delivering an even more authentic Turkey.
Bodrum is home to Bodrum Marina with a capacity of 450 yachts, this is an amazing sight itself. Located in the town centre, Bodrum Marina area is a popular choice for holidaymakers looking for a more sophisticated experience in the area. Bodrum is an excellent choice for combination of charm, history, restaurants and night-life.
Attractions in Bodrum include Bodrum castle with its stunning views of the coastline, many blue-cruise trips, and al-fresco dining. Bodrum is also a perfect location to visit the many sites of Izmir region such as Ephesus, as it is accessible from here.
Bodrum is quickly becoming known for the extraordinary nightlife and the amazing bars and clubs that are available around the region. In recent years, Bodrum has firmly cemented itself as one of the primary cities in Turkey for nightclubs, with the Marina Yacht Club and the gorgeous open air Halicarnassus leading the race for largest and most popular.
The nightlife is truly one of Bodrum’s identifying features to many travellers, with foam parties and guest DJs helping Bodrum and all of its residents party the night away. As well as bars and clubs, Bodrum also has casinos and cinemas to ensure that it is next to impossible to have a boring night in this beautiful Turkish city.
But if you’re not a party animal, and would rather not rave through the night, then Bodrum has so much to offer you too!
Because the region is an ideal spot for exploration, there are so many ways to find a secluded haven of your own away from it all. By sea you can take a day trip on a boat around the coastal Bodrum area and dive or snorkel on some of the most beautiful sites or you can go on a longer multi-day Gulet trip to fit in more extensive island hopping and travelling along the coast to further resorts.
If you do chose to snorkel, you can be assured that the low currents in the water around Bodrum will offer you no problems and allow novices to completely enjoy themselves without fear of being swept away from the boat or beach. But if you’d rather explore the beauty of the Bodrum by land, jeep tours are available as are stables for horseback riding around the exquisite terrain that surrounds the various Bodrum regions.
As well as tours of the lush green land and peaceful turquoise waters of Bodrum, there are many historical sites worthy of mention that have been created and ruined in the thousands of years that Bodrum has been around. The most impressive include the seventh wonder of the ancient world mausoleum, an amazing ancient location that, much like the awe inspiring castle of St Peter, cannot be missed.
Overall Bodrum is a lively city that consistently impresses travellers with the exciting nightlife and adventurous exploration possibilities as well as historic significance. And it goes without saying that the beaches are as flawless as Turkish beaches get whilst still maintaining the bazaars and markets that attract bargain hunters from miles around. Bodrum Holiday is undeniably one of the most fun loving places on the Turkish Riviera!
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