Resort

Turkey,
Bodrum

Introduction

Situated on a beautiful peninsula, Bodrum, once home of the famous Greek historian Herodotus, is these days better known as a popular holiday resort. Enchanting villages of white houses trimmed with purple bougainvillea along miles of beaches are only made more splendid by the growing number of luxury hotels and vibrant cuisine.

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Essentials

  1. Enjoy a traditional Turkish bath with a contemporary twist at the Maçakizi Hotel.
  2. Spend the week at daily bazaars in Bodrum and neighbouring towns: Turkbuku (Monday), Bodrum (Tuesday), Yalikavak (Thursday), and Turgutreis (Saturday).
  3. Fresh seafood and traditional Turkish mezes.
  4. Historical sites and Bodrum’s unique architecture.
  5. A beautiful private boat trip on a traditional ‘gulet’ through Bodrum’s bays.

Hotels

  • Independent and easy

    Casa Dell'Arte

    Torba Mahallesi, Inonu Caddesi No 66

    +90 252 367 1848

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  • Dependable chain

    Kempinski

    Kizilagac Koyu, Gerenkuyu Mevkii

    +90 252 311 0303

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  • Premium

    Amanruya Boutique Hotel

    Bulent Ecevit Street Demir Mevkii, Golturbuku

    +90 252 311 1212

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Dining

  • Fast breakfast

    Zazu Lounge Bodrum

    Neyzen Tevfik Street 144/A

    +90 252 313 3645

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  • Leisurely breakfast

    Limon Café

    Yali Mevkii 1

    +90 252 394 4044

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  • Mid-morning coffee

    Kahve Dunyasi (Bodrum Marina)

    Neyzen Tevfik Caddesi 5, Marina Carsisi

    +90 252 313 2587

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  • Lunch on your own

    Kismet Lokantasi

    Ataturk Bulvari Finansbank Arkasi 35/A

    +90 252 319 0096

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  • Lunch with friends

    Gemibasi

    Neyzen Tevfik Street 176

    +90 252 316 1220

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  • Dinner for two

    Orfoz

    Cumhuriyet Street 177B

    +90 252 377 6272

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  • Romantic dinner

    Kocadon

    Saray Street 1

    +90 252 316 3705

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  • Dinner with a group

    Denizhan

    Ataturk Street 275

    +90 252 363 7674/75

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  • Late drinks

    Billionaire Bodrum

    Palmali Marina

    +90 252 385 4356

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  • Drinks at the seaside

    Macakizi Bar

    Kesire Mevkii, Narcicegi Sokak

    +90 252 311 2400

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  • Dinner with friends

    Teldolap

    Kume Evleri 85/2, Gumusluk

    +90 252 394 3729

  • Lunch with a view

    The Pool Terrace at The Marmara Hotel

    Yokusbasi Mahallesi, Suluhasan Street 18

    +90 252 313 8130

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Reading

  • Newsstand

    The Kiosk — The kiosk next to Bodrum Castle's entrance.

    Downtown Bodrum

Shopping

  • Something you can't get anywhere else

    Wanda Custom-Made sandals

    Mosque Street, Gulturkbuku

    +90 533 366 8007

  • Lost luggage - where to buy shirts

    Avenue Bodrum

    Merkez Mahallesi, Ataturk Bulvari 25-29

    +90 444 3719

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  • Something for your home

    Ipekce Turkbuku

    Yalimevkii 63

    +90 252 377 6308

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  • Something for someone you love

    Bodrum Marina

    Neyzen Tevfik Caddesi 5

    +90 252 316 1860

  • Something for yourself

    Safran Bodrum — Homeopathy.

    Yeni Carsi Street 15

    +90 252 316 2746

Transport

  • Dolmus — A pratical and fun minibus.

Limousine/car

  • Travelium Limousine — Service & Private Tours

    +90 212 240 8820

Fitness

  • Good gym

    The Marmara Hotel gym

    Yokusbasi Mahallesi Suluhasan Caddesi 18

    +90 252 999 1010

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