Welcome to Ortakent-Yahşi Beach is a comprehensive home page, and provides you with a glimpse of what to expect along this area of the coastline. Get to know the different beach areas here, so you can head to your ideal spot, because the Ortakent end of the beach varies dramatically from the Yahsi end.
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.View full post
A Turkish Bath is a traditional ritual in the Turkish culture, and no trip to Turkey is complete without at least one trip to the Hamam. It’s a great way to relax you after a long journey, and also prep your skin for a good base tan.
Read a collection of articles about what to expect during your Turkish Bath experience.
Before you go to your first Turkish Bath, familiarize yourself with the history of the Hamam and the process, to ensure you make the most of the experience.View full post
The only one-room hotel in Turkey, Ada Ev is a renovated Tower House from ancient times, and the oldest building on the Bodrum Peninsula, after the Bodrum Castle. It’s located in Ortakent, which is the cross-roads location of Bodrum, Turgutreis and YalkiavakView full post
Visit one of Ortakent’s famous 17th century “Tower Houses” (Kule Ev), which are unique to the area. These houses, similar to small castles, were built as watch towers for defensive purposes to protect the locals against unfriendly off-shore visitors. One of the oldest Tower houses has been converted to Turkey’s only one room hotel.View full post
This is the introduction to the “Bodrum # 3 Gümüşlük & Ortakent” 14 minute video from Duane Busick , he’s a professional videographer, and his travel videos are always well put together and edited. Read a summary of the video here, and then follow the link to watch the video.View full post
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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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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.
January 22, 2014
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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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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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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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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.
October 14, 2012
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