Popular Accommodations in Bodrum
Highlights in Bodrum
- Beach holiday
- Hiking along the coast
- Crusader castle
- Marine museum
Most popular in Bodrum
Prices and availability
Vacation rentals in Bodrum
In the lively town of Bodrum, a holiday apartment in the middle of the old town is highly recommended. From here it is not far to the colourful markets and the harbour. In addition, the Turkish port city offers some beautiful vacation rentals not far from the city beach, which are equally suitable for bathing and cultural holidays in Turkey.Spend pleasant hours in your holiday home
It is remarkable that many vacation rentals are equipped with a pool where you can refresh yourself at any time. In addition, many vacation rentals have a terrace and the vacation rentals mostly have a colorful flowering garden, which is a true oasis of relaxation.
Holiday in Bodrum
Location and orientation
The city of Bodrum is located in the southwest of Turkey and is added to the province of Mugla. The district in which the town is located is also called Bodrum. The city lies directly on the Aegean Sea and on the foothills of the Taurus Mountains. Along the coast Bodrum is characterized by islands, peninsulas, bays and capes. From the shore you can see the Greek island of Kos. Bodrum-Milas airport is about 30 kilometres from the city centre.
Travelers and Activities
Bodrum has a beautiful and clean sandy beach, where a crystal clear, turquoise shimmering water awaits you. The Yahsi beach, which is situated in front of the island of Celebi, is located southwest of the centre. A few kilometres outside Bodrum you can also swim and sunbathe on the beach of Bitez.A place for walkers and hikers
The inner city of Bodrum is ideal for strolling and shopping. But also along the coast there is a lot to discover. Stroll along Bardakç? bay, where you can enjoy breathtaking sea views from the harbour, beach and old windmills. You can also make beautiful excursions at Gümbet Bay.
Bodrum is famous above all for the ancient mausoleum that the Persian king of Caria had built during his lifetime. The remains can still be seen today.
Top 3 travel tips
Take a stroll through the old town to see parts of the city wall and the ancient Myndos Gate. On the hillside you can have a look at an antique theatre as well as at old temple remains. A must for every Bodrum visitor is also the visit to the fort of St. Peter, which is one of the most magnificent crusader castles in Europe. The building is partly of Byzantine and Franconian origin and can be found on a promontory not far from the harbour.2. Visit museums that tell about the sea
The Underwater Museum, which is housed in the Bodrum Castle, displays some of the most interesting treasures, such as a wreck from the Bronze Age and the ship from Uluburun. There are also numerous objects from Persia, Egypt, Mycenaean Greece and Assyria. You can also visit the Marine Museum, which is dedicated to historical shipbuilding and presents countless models, photos and documents. An extensive collection of shells can also be seen here.3. Experience the wonderful atmosphere at the bazaars first hand
In Bodrum there are three weekly markets where all kinds of goods and food are offered. Especially olives, spices and oils are a speciality that you should definitely try. But also clothing, jewellery and household goods are offered on the markets.