The Bodrum Peninsula, “the land of eternal blue’’, is located on the western coast of Turkey and has a distinctly European feel. Each season offers something new to its visitors. Bodrum is shrouded in a dreamlike atmosphere with its castle located at the junction of the eastern and western ports, the cupolas, the narrow streets and its famous white washed houses line the beautiful shore.
It’s fringed with a crystal clear stretch of the Aegean Sea and is only 20 minutes to the nearest Greek Island of Kos. The Bodrum Peninsula is a multi-dimensional gem; you just have to venture below the surface to discover it. It has even been touted in the NY Times as Turkey’s San Tropez and it attracts the glitterati from Istanbul and various European cities.
Bodrum has a long history, in fact the Father of history, Herodotus, was born here. It boasts one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world and is now home to one of the most prestigious Museums of Underwater Archeology, which is housed in the renovated Bodrum Castle.
Bodrum is one of the most established and attractive resort in this coastal area. With its colourful night life, multitude of hotels and restaurants ranging from modest bed and breakfasts to luxurious 5 star hotels and trendy clubs starring well known DJ s of the world. Bodrum could be a heaven for those who are after a Babylonian style of life.
For guests looking for coastal tranquility with a touch of local colour, the little coastal towns and inland villages scattered around the peninsula would certainly fulfil this wish.
Gümbet, Gümüşlük, Akyarlar, Turgutreis, Gündoğan are among the spots which are in most popular demand.