Located on a magnificent peninsula in south-west Turkey , Bodrum is one of the most beautiful and sophisticated resorts on the Turkish Riviera. Blessed with some of the best stretches of sand to be found anywhere, it is also home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus . Historical sights and modern day living fuse together to give a unique and vibrant atmosphere on the Aegean Sea.
Bodrum, one of the prettiest resorts in the Aegean, this popular resort attracts a great many foreign holidaymakers but still retains its Turkish character. It is one of Turkey’s most vibrant holiday locations. Bodrum is a bustling, sophisticated and cosmopolitan resort, with whitewashed houses, and narrow streets that wind there way down to the sea below.
Bodrum peninsula is situated on the south-west coast of Turkey where the Aegean meets the Mediterranean . Located only 30 minutes from Bodrum international airport and only one hour boat ride from the Greek Island of Kos, this particular area is becoming increasingly accessible Bodrum was the city of Halikarnassos in ancient times, a key port in the centre of the old world. Now it is a thriving holiday destination popular with both Turks and foreigners alike but has kept its original features and charm.
The harbour is guarded by the beautiful old castle of St John and a sea of white washed houses and narrow streets lie on the green hills behind. The long tree lined waterfront promenade is filled with restaurants, cafés and bars where you watch one of the most amazing sights of the area; watching the sun go down behind the medieval castle.
During the daytime, Bodrum is a relaxed place to stroll around and take in the history. Its narrow white walled streets are full of shops selling a diverse range of locally produced products. By night, the place comes alive with a young and vibrant atmosphere with a bohemian feel which intoxicates the body and soul. As for the beach life, you can find the normal array of water sports but particularly snorkeling and diving with unexplored reefs, caves and rock formations. Clear, tide less waters can be found along with golden sands along much of this superb coastline.