From the blissfully relaxing beaches at Bitez through to the restaurant and café lined sands of Gumbet, Bodrum has family friendly holiday options galore. For beach lovers, this stretch of the Turkish coast will be heaven and there are many quiet coves and bays to explore with your snorkel and flippers.
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The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Bodrum is home to the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Designed by the Greek architects Satyros and Pythius of Priene, the mausoleum remains an architectural wonder to this day.
In a castle far away
Visit the Bodrum Castle, a transnational effort constructed by England, France, Germany, and Italy. It has been a fortification and a mosque and is now the award-winning Bodrum Museum of Underground Archaeology.
Yacht the day away
Kara Ada is a small island known particularly for its yachting activities. The clean blue water and the sand underneath your feet will help you have a holiday for the ages.
Despite Bodrum being a lively holiday spot, it also has a rich history, charming old building and restaurants with great views of the harbour. The Castle of St Peter lies in the heart of the city and houses the fabulous Museum of Underwater Archaeology. Bodrum marina is lined with fantastic seafood restaurants and bars where you can enjoy lunch or dinner. Settle down overlooking the yachts and boats docked for the night in the harbour as you tuck into the catch of the day, and some wine of course! Bodrum is brimming with fantastic bars and clubs where you can show off your best moves and sip cocktails until the early hours of the morning.