This ancient city is not only loved by night owls but also those who love to make the most of long, sunny afternoons to explore historical sites. Travel back in time by visiting the ancient ruins in the area, such as the theatre or the tombs of Mausole. The Middle Age fortifications are also worth a visit. The historical richness of Bodrum also manifests itself in the bustling streets and busy market places, which give valuable insight into tradition and community.
With a dry and hot climate, a catamaran charter in Bodrum is perfect for those who love spending time in the sun and in the great outdoors. The ideal period to visit is between Spring and Autumn or between the months of April and October because you can make the most of all the beauty and sites that the region has to offer, including the historical monuments as well as the luscious nature. The climate also is perfect for practising water sports and the clear water means you can closely observe the spectacular sea floor as you dive.
In the centre of the town and in many of the market places throughout, you will find numerous boutiques which sell authentic Turkish products. If the quirky shops don’t satisfy you, you’re sure to find plenty of amazing Turkish delights in the local market places – and, at cheaper prices! There are weekly markets as well as daily fresh fruit and vegetable markets. Enjoy an authentic shopping experience right at the heart of nature. You can also pick up thoughtful and original gifts for loved ones or souvenirs from your trip.
Dalyan is a little town of a mere 5,000 inhabitants which is situated in the south-west of Turkey, approximately 25 km from the Dalaman International Airport. Dalyan is found in the heart of mountainous terrain and calm countryside and could be described as paradise on earth. This site of beauty of natural serenity is far from the more touristy areas of Turkey. You can take gentle walks along the Dalyan river and watch the multicoloured boats as they jot past. There are equally a vast array of restaurants and cafes where you can stop off during your catamaran charter in Bodrum to refuel and enjoy the spectacular scenery as you munch. There is also a national park which you can explore; within, you will find 125 species of birds and 3 different species of tortoises. During your visit here, you will also be blown away by the stunning flora and fauna.
The rhythm of life is completely different in Bitez which is very close to Gumbet. It is one of the rare places along the peninsula where time feels like it stands still, allowing you to properly switch off and disconnect. The residents outweigh the tourists in Bitez, which is found 8km from the centre. This little slice of heaven is known for its mandarin orchards and ancient houses which line the streets as well as its famous ice cream parlour ‘Bitez Dondurma’ and the authentic ‘Capkin’ grocery store. There is a more touristy area along the edge of the town which is buzzing with hotels and restaurants which offer a wide variety of culinary options.
This seaside town has a ton of beaches, marinas and coves which you can take advantage of during your catamaran charter in Bodrum. If you want to give water sports a go, or try your hand at snorkelling and diving, this is the place to do it. Some of the most famous beaches are: Camel Beach, Aspat Beach and Karaincir Plaji. Akyarlar Marina is also an excellent stop where you can moor and discover. The clear, blue waters of Akyarlar mean that the area is perfect for diving and snorkelling as well as swimming and kayaking. There is a whole range of marine activities which you can enjoy and experience, even if you’re testing it out for the first time.
Turgutreis is the second biggest town in the peninsula and boasts incredible sunsets, magnificent wine vineyards and amazing countryside. As well as fantastic surroundings which you can utilise to hike, walk or explore, there are also plenty of bars and night clubs where you can dance the night away. The area is renowned for its lively buzz and its dynamic night life. Make sure to take advantage of this during your catamaran charter in Bodrum and enjoy the live music in the vibrant bars.
Our team of experts is at your disposal to organise your very own cruise. Your online request will be dealt with shortly. One of our advisors will contact you by email or by phone. Free quotes, without engagement.Contact one of our advisors