Bodrum Beaches
In the Aegean Sea of Turkey


Bodrum Beaches are located in the Peninsula of the same name in the southwestern region of Turkey.

The city was once called Halicarnassus of Caria, famous for the Mausoleum, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

More than a million tourists flock to its beaches and together with the area of Antalya Turkey, make the bulk of the Beach Tourism to this country.

In the past decades it has been developed as an important center of entertainment with amazing beaches and many facilities.




Yalikavak Beach near Bodrum, Turkey

Yalikavak Beach near Bodrum, Turkey


Best Beaches in the Bodrum Peninsula

  • Yalikavak

This beach is getting very popular with families because its long and narrow sandy beach twisting around the peninsula. At the end of this beach you’ll find some great beaches called "Dodo" and "Potato" beaches where there is little more than one cafe and beach chairs or picnic tables.

There are some restaurants and bars, so you don’t have to go far looking for the goodies for a nice long day at the beach.


Turgutreis Beach a great destination in the Bodrum area

Turgutreis Beach a great destination in the Bodrum area


  • Turgutreis
    Friendly locals make this beach a great holiday resort destination in the Bodrum Beaches area.

  • Günbatimi beach
    In the town center with easy access, sandy coastline and abundance of refreshment amenities nearby.

  • Fener beach
    Is further up the coastline and ideal for those who like water sports

  • Akyarlar
    Located just 8km away is perfect for exploring.

  • Kadikalesi
    It is known for being the right sport for wind and kite surfing in the peninsula

  • Golturkbuku
    It is the place to meet the rich and famous, If you want to watch super yachts anchored on its shore. This is the place to be.



Bodrum Beaches

Ada Bogazi features the clearest water in Bodrum

Ada Bogazi features the clearest water in Bodrum




  • Ada Bogazi Aquarium

Located between Gumbet and Bitez is the Akvaryum Cove, stretching for 3 Km towards the south in front of Gorecik Island. It is called aquarium because the clear waters where you may see the bottom of the sea with the naked eye.

During the day and evening you may sail the area for a spectacular experience.


Aykarlar Cove idea for surfing

Aykarlar Cove ideal for surfing


  • Akyarlar Cove

This is a wonderful beach located 13 Km from the town of Bodrum. It is known for its clear waters and its surfing

  • Bagla Beach

It has one of the best beaches and coves in the peninsula, located 14 Km from Bodrum it offers excellent facilities for camping.

  • Bardakci Beach

Next to the town of Bodrum it can be reaches by sea. It is famous for its springs flowing from the crystal clear waters.


Golkoy in the Bodrum Beaches area is awe inspiring

Golkoy in the Bodrum Beaches area is awe inspiring


  • Golkoy

With the water cooler than the other coves of the area, the scenario is a combination of olive green, tangerine coming from the pine trees combined with palm.

  • Bitez Beach

Located 10 Km form town it has some of the most beautiful beaches and coves in the area with warm waters and sandy beaches.

Gumbet Beach

Only 3 Km from Bodrum its shallow waters offer the perfect place for families with small children. The waters are crystal clear.


Gundogan is one of the most beautiful beaches in Bodrum

Gundogan is one of the most beautiful beaches in Bodrum


Gundogan

This beach located 18 KM from Bodrum keeps its old unchanged charm and most natural beauty. Surrounded by tangerine orchards.

Karaincir

Situated 16 km out of Bodrum, this is a 500 meter beach, one of the best in the area.

Ortakent - Yahsi Beach

Located 14 KM of Bodrum with is sandy beaches and warm waters is one of the best points to get a view of what village life is in this peninsula.


Gumusluk Beach in Bodrum to enjoy great fish and seafood

Gumusluk Beach in Bodrum to enjoy great fish and seafood


Gumusluk

This is one of the oldest settlements in the peninsula. This is also the place to enjoy great fish while watching the sunset surrounded by lush green vegetation.

Guvercinlik Beach

An amazingly beautiful cove, located 25 Km from Bodrum. Salih Island, located just across the water compliment the beauty of this site.


For more information visit Turkey Tourism Site


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