Category Archive: Ortakent

Photo Gallery Glass Blower at the Beach

This photo gallery is of my encounter with an Istanbul glass blower who spends his summer in Yahsi at the beach. As we chatted, he made some blue glass tear bottles and served me tea and stories of his life.

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Photo Gallery of Ortakent-Yahşi Craft Stalls & Marina

In the mid-way point between Ortakent and Yahi beaches is the marina and water inlet that splits the two beaches. This is also where the craft stalls are located. This photo gallery captures this area of the beach.

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Video of Ortakent-Yahsi Beach

This video takes you on a tour of the boardwalk at the Yahsi end of Ortakent-Yahsi beach. Starting at the western point (adjacent to Camel Beach), follow the camera as it pans past restaurants, shops and the beach. It takes you all the way to the central point in the beach near the harbour, before you cross over to the Ortakent end of the beach.

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Weather & Temperature Averages for Bodrum Peninsula Beaches

Find out the Day and Night average temperatures for all of the key towns on the Bodrum Peninsula, as well as daily Sunshine hours, monthly rainfall, heat and humidity discomfort, UV index and Sea Temperatures.

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Ortakent-Yahşi Belediye Cafe

Mid way between the Ortakent and Yahsi beaches is the Marina, water inlet and craft stalls. Adjacent to here is the local Belediye Cafe where you can enjoy the view and inexpensive food and drink. Here’s a couple of photo’s of the cafe along with a snapshot of the menu and pricing.

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Dibekli Han Yakaköy Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery of my visit to the Dibekli Han near Ortakent (and Yakakoy). This off the beaten track Art Village has shops, galleries and restaurants.

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Quick Tour of Ortakent Town

Here’s a quick tour of Ortakent Town with photo’s up and down the main street. See the location of the taxi stand, post office, shops and the turn off to Ortakent’s Fink Beach.

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Tony’s 5 Bodrum Fishing Spots

All across the Bodrum Peninsula you can hop aboard a boat for a spot of fishing, or just head down to the nearest beach and cast from the shoreline. My brother in law, Tony, came with us on our last trip to Turkey, and he didn’t miss an opportunity to cast his line. Read where he tried his luck…

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Culinary trips, retreats & cruises from Bodrum

If you’re looking for a culinary adventure in Bodrum, “Turkish Flavours” offers a selection of trips, retreats and cruises – which range from a 4 hour jaunt, to a week-long adventure.

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Ortakent & Yahşi Dolmuş Timetable

If you want to travel between Ortakent-Yahşi and Bodrum on public transport, check out this example of a summer timetable between these two locations. The dolmus office posts two notices on their window. One shows the first and last daily departures; and the other is a detailed timetable of all departures.

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Video

Video of Ortakent from On the Beach

This 2m video reveals the rustic charm of Ortakent Beach, part of the Ortakent-Yahsi streatch of coastline near Bodrum, Turkey. This beach is a popular destination for water sports as well as families, because of the shallow can calm waters.

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Video of Ortakent-Yahşi Folk Festival

Each year the local municpality of Ortakent-Yahşi, hosts a Folk Festival featuring dancers from many different countries. This video includes a photo montage of the participants and the event.

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