Daily Archives: October 6, 2011

Bodrum, Turkey : Must See Places

Bodrum is one of the most popular resorts for a holiday in Turkey, because of its unbeatable weather, its stunning beaches and the variety of things to see and do. The following is a brief compilation of our favourite places to visit on your Turkey holiday.

• Underwater Museum and St Peter Castle – St Peter’s Castle is one of the world’s most preserved monuments. It is situated within the heart of Bodrum and features an unmissable museum.
• Windmills View Point – Fantastic view point between Bodrum and Gumbet offering wonderful sights of both resorts and the island of Kos. A local cafe serves cold drinks and is free of charge.
• Bodrum Market – Tuesdays selling textiles and Fridays selling food, the market offers great discounts if you’re willing to negotiate. A hustling, busy atmosphere.
• Rabbit Island and Gumusluck – The island and Gumusluck beach is a source of amazing sea food, friendly locals, the pretty Gumusluck bazaar, and lots of rabbits. Something different for holidays in Turkey.
• Turgutreis Marina – One of Europe’s newest marinas, Turgutreis is a modern and good-looking tourist attraction; perfect for shopping, or enjoying bars and restaurants overlooking the sea.
• Dedeman Aqua Park – A popular part of any holiday in Turkey, Dedeman Aqua Park features slides and attractions for every age, plus cafes and restaurants too.
• Turkish Bath – A relaxing and enjoyable Turkish bath is the best way to spend a half day of your Turkey Holiday. Benefit from younger skin and a better tan. Simply shop around and find the right Turkish bath for you.
• Scuba Diving – When it comes to a Turkey Holiday, Bodrum Scuba Diving is immensely popular. There are a variety of scuba diving resorts available through the summer months, offering perfect visibility underwater. Feed the fish by hand and enjoy the warm Bodrum sea.
• Oasis Shopping Centre – The largest mall in the peninsula for all of your shopping, dining and even bowling needs. It also has the best cinemas in Bodrum showing popular movies in their original format with Turkish subtitles.
• Bodrum Bar Street – Perfect for the lovers of great night life. By day a bazaar, offering gift and textile shops, by night one of the nicest bar streets in Europe. You’ll find rock bars, live music and night clubs; every kind of bar and restaurant you could hope for.