Bodrum is a port city in the southwestern region of Aegean Coast, renowned in antiquity under its ancient name, Halicarnassus. It is the home of underwater archeology of shipwrecks dating back centuries. Due to its vast diversity, from its stirring historical heritage to its contemporary exhilarating way of life, Bodrum is one of the most popular holiday resorts on the Aegean Sea. Golden sand beaches, refreshing blue bays, boutique hotels and trendy restaurants and clubs welcome a variety of international adventure seekers. More than any other Turkish seaside getaway, it has an enigmatic elegance that pervades it from the town's crowning castle and glittering marina to its white-plastered houses and backstreets.
In Bodrum, you have the best options to taste both local and international gourmet flavors at famous fine-dining restaurants with great view and fresh seafood. Extensive SPAs are at your service to pamper yourself, while private yacht touring along the Aegean Coast offer a unique perspective of historical sites such as Didim and Ephesus.
SELECTION OF HOTELS
Mandarin is a whitewashed resort in central Bodrum just 400 meters from the beach on the Aegean Sea. It features two large outdoor pools and a spa offering a hammam, sauna and massage treatments. The perfect choice for relaxation and gourmet tastes.
ll Riccio Beach House & Restaurant is set in Golturkbuku and offers a seasonal outdoor pool with excellent views of the sea. Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, a drink at the bar, or lounge on a private beach area.
Situated on the Bodrum Peninsula, this designer hotel offers luxurious rooms with a private balcony featuring panoramic views of the bay and the Aegean Sea. You will also enjoy an extensive SPA.
Overlooking the marina and Aegean Sea, this hotel is located in Bodrum Golturkbuku. It boasts a spacious seaside sun deck and a terrace for sun loungers. Rooms include stylish modern furnishings and balconies with panoramic views.
Swissotel Resort, Bodrum Beach lies directly on the waterfront in Turgutreis, approximately 20 km from the center of Bodrum. The main two-story hotel of Swissotel Resort, Bodrum Beach comprises 66 rooms and suites with a minimum size of 40 square meters per room. This is complemented by 72 serviced residences at 85-348 square meters.
Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay Bodrum enjoys a quiet location overlooking Gokova Bay. It provides luxury rooms with private balconies, 2 swimming pools and restaurants with sea views.
Rixos Premium Bodrum features 2 outdoor pools, luxury suites and a full-service spa offering organic beauty treatments, a hot tub and gym. It is a 25-minute drive from Bodrum Airport.
A private village ensconced in thousands of years of history.
Staggeringly beautiful, the scalloped coastline of Bodrum Peninsula comprises sheltered coves and pretty villages, and it's here that millennia of Greek and Roman history are evoked in Unesco-protected ruins.
EXCURSIONS OF INTEREST
FINE DINING EXPERIENCE
Maça Kızı, Il Riccio, Daze, Roof & Caffe del Corso in Marina Yacht Club offer an ideal balance between a wide range of world cuisine and local tastes in a fine-dining environment. Kempinski and Swissotel include various restaurants within their facilities from Mediterranean to Chinese options.
PRIVATE BOAT TOURS
For those who wish for a relaxed yacht charter vacation, RopeSail offers yachts with captain and crew. Guests need no prior sailing experience for a skippered yacht charter, as RopeSail does all the work so guests can do all the relaxing. Sailing through the Ancient Orient from Halicarnassus to Ephesus is once in a lifetime experience.
RELAXATION & ENTERTAINMENT
Regardless of hotel selection, guests can enjoy Bodrum by joining an SPA session at Mandarin Oriental or enjoying a concert at Marina Club Roof Venue. Antique shops within the Bodrum region provide a great opportunity for art collectors or Swissotel offers a Turkish bath experience within their facility.
Aegean region offers a variety of antique shops where you can find various accessories from vases to authentic watches. We can design a tailor-made private shopping tour with an expert guide according to your field of interest.
Bodrum offers a variety of restaurants where travelers can experience the local cuisine and lifestyle. Kavaklı is famous for its meatballs, Bitez Dondurmacısı is known for its variety of organic ice-creams, while Reana is best known for its fresh seafood varieties. You may also want to check out Casita, known to serve up the best general local tastes in the region.
Bodrum lies in the heart of ruins of Ancient Greece. Whether you prefer a sightseeing tour with a boat or a SUV, our travel consultants create an itinerary with the best highlights and proximity to your destination.
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