Aegean Coast (Bodrum) Holiday Deals
Aegean Coast (Bodrum): Introduction
Lying where the Aegean meets the Mediterranean Sea, the craggy Bodrum peninsula boasts some of the most unspoilt holiday destinations in Turkey. Tiny fishing villages sit side by side with lively beach resorts, making package holidays to Bodrum ideal for couples and families of all ages and tastes.
Reasons to Visit
With more than 150 excellent beaches, littered along the stunning Aegean Coast, Bodrum holidays are a popular choice for sun-worshippers and fans of water sports. Sailing is a popular pastime in this part of Turkey, with coastal winds also creating the perfect conditions for windsurfing. Many of the beaches boast the Blue Flag for cleanliness and offer safe swimming for both kids and adults. Bodrum town is the cosmopolitan regional capital and is renowned for its lively open-air nightclubs and world-class restaurants. The tranquil resorts of Bitez and Turgutreis promise a romantic setting for holidaying couples, while the sleepy fishing village of Torba offers a glimpse into traditional Turkish life. The bright lights of Kusadasi are ideal for groups of friends on a cheap holiday to Bodrum, with legendary nightlife and colourful bazaars. For a spot of Turkish celebrity spotting, head to the luxurious resort of Turkbuku, often referred to as the St Tropez of Turkey.
Things to See and Do
Holidays to Bodrum are packed with a fantastic range of activities and sights to suit all types of travellers. Take a ride on a traditional wooden gulet to see the hidden coves and secluded bays of the ancient Aegean Coast, or hop on a passenger ferry to see the neighbouring Greek Islands of Kos and Rhodes. Venture inland to discover scented citrus orchards and peaceful pine forests, with challenging hiking trails leading into the mountainous landscape. The Bodrum peninsula is home to a rich tapestry to historical sights, such as St Peter’s Castle, the beautifully restored Bodrum amphitheatre, the Roman ruins at Ephesus and the underwater city of Mindos. Why not indulge in some pampering on your holiday to Bodrum. The Pummukale mineral spa is the Aegean coast’s most spectacular beauty spot, with hot calcium-laden waters cascading over white cliffs.
Family holidays to the Aegean Coast offer a number of exciting attractions for kids. Dedeman Aquapark is filled with exhilarating water slides and wave pools, while the Museum of Underwater Archaeology in Bodrum Town will fascinate curious youngsters. Older families can hire mountain bikes to explore off the beaten track, with jeep safaris into the peninsula’s rocky interior also on offer.
Holidays to the Aegean Coast come guaranteed with glorious Mediterranean sunshine and warm water temperatures. Temperatures reach 35C in the summer season and 20C in the winter months, making the Bodrum region a fantastic beach holiday destination all year round.
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