This city belongs to the Greek culture, although it is not the territory of Greece. Accordingly, its architecture and customs a bit different from other Turkish towns. There is still a Greek identity, which attracts many tourists. Bodrum cannot boast of a vibrant nightlife and plenty of entertainment, but you can still find luxurious all-inclusive hotels there. The thing is that they are scattered in different parts of the city and even its outskirts, and not grouped in the center. By the way, in the center, there are lower class hotels and hostels, where you can rent a room at quite reasonable prices. The nature in this place is so amazing. To admire the unique turquoise sunsets in Bodrum is such the fascinating occupation that it is difficult to describe. And if you add to it small cozy houses with evening lights and a very beautiful sea, then the picture becomes magical.
For those who wish to experience the beauty of the region during a sea voyage on the yacht, there are several marinas.
- Milta Marina
You can rent one of the offered yachts (and you can find a ship suiting every taste — both sailing and motor one. By the way, all 3 mentioned marinas work the whole year round) and examine the beauty of Turkish nature having an unforgettable time.
If you love history and architecture, you will find a lot of places in Bodrum to visit. But the quality of the city beaches and its environs will leave very few indifferent as well.
In Bodrum, there is an airport, which, of course, is surprising for such a small town. But flights from Europe to the town are mostly with transfers. If you do not like it, you can use the airport of Dalaman, from which you can get to Bodrum by bus. This will take three hours or so. The roads in this part of Turkey are especially good, so the trip will not seem tiring. The same is for traveling by car. Another way to get to Bodrum is by ferry. He departs from Athens, the journey will take about 13 hours. The alternative is the ferry from the island of Kos (Greece). Only an hour by sea.
Bodrum is a city in Turkey, which is in the province of Mugla, about three hundred kilometers west of Antalya. Bodrum is washed by the waters of Gökov Bay — part of the Aegean Sea.