Category Archive: Welcome to the Best Of

Welcome pages for the different destinations and locations around the Bodrum Peninsula

Welcome to the Best of Peksimet

Introduction to Peksimet Peksimet, an inland village located on the Bodrum Peninsula. It’s part of the Turgutreis municipality and it’s nestled between Gümüşlük and it’s closest neighbour the village of Dereköy. The local landmark is a group of windmills on the crest of a hill. One has been renovated to include a walled garden, glass conservatory and wishing well, but it looks like …

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Welcome to the Best of Turgutreis

From most of the towns and villages on the peninsula, you can get to Turgutreis easily and with convenient frequency. Situated 20 km from Bodrum, Turgutreis is the second largest town on the peninsula. It’s the main commercial center in the western part of the peninsula, and is perhaps best known for two features – it’s stunning Sunsets and the copious shopping opportunities.

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Welcome to the Best of Torba Bay

If the Summer madness of Bodrum town centre is overwhelming, and you need a quick escape to a local beach, (but have a desire to avoid Gumbet at all costs), head for Torba. It’s close enough for a half-day jaunt, and will feed your adventurous spirit.

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Welcome to the Best of Ortakent-Yahşi Beach

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.

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Welcome to the Best of Dereköy

This welcome page includes a summary of Derekoy, and includes information about the local shopping and sightseeing opportunities. This is the peninsula mecca for Dried Gourds, and is only a few km away from Gumusluk.

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Welcome to the Best of Bodrum

Bodrum Town is a year round destination and the “capital” of the Bodrum Peninsula. No matter which part of the peninsula you’re staying in, chances are you’ll visit it at least once. This Welcome page includes a summary of the local history, things to see and do, as well as links to some suggested itineraries and a free Quick Reference Travel Guide for Bodrum.

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Welcome to Gümüşlük Video

This 3:20 minute Gumusluk Video features images highlighting the attractions and charm of this Bodrum Peninsula fishing village in Turkey. Watch it Now.

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Welcome to the Best of Geriş and Gerişaltı

Geriş & Geriş-Altı are part of the Yalikavak municipality, They both offer a sleepy charm a short distance from the centre of Yalikavak. This destination welcome page, details out the draw and location of these two distinct destinations.

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Welcome to the Best of Aquarium Cove between Gumbet & Bitez

There’s an enticing area between Bitez and Gumbet, called Aquarium Bay, which is primarily visited by day boats from the nearby harbours. This area used to attract a lot of fish, hence it’s name, but the continual arrival and departure of boat traffic has scared most of them off. The water is crystal clear aqua marine, and glorious for swimming in.
You can also the cove via the local hiking trails, that lead to this secluded piece of Bodrum Peninsula coastline.

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Welcome to the Best of Yalıkavak

Yalikavak was the first town to tug at my heart strings. I fell in love with it on my first visit, and have returned to it again and again. Read all of the sights and activities on offer in this little hamlet in the north of the peninsula.

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Welcome to the Best of Akyarlar

Akyarlar is in the often overlooked south-western corner of the Bodrum Peninsula, and is due south of Turgutreis. If you fancy a day away from the mass of tourists that converge in Bodurm and Turgutreis, head to this corner of the Peninsula to get a slice of Turkish market-town life.

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Welcome to the Best of Gündoğan

Gündoğan is an active fishing town, and is a lot more peaceful and laid back than the bigger towns on the peninsula. Even though it has a thriving tourist trade, it still exists as one of the unspoilt corners of the peninsula. This welcome page provide a summary of the delights that await you in Gundogan.

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