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City break in Bodrum. Active leisure ideas for Bodrum - attractions, recreation and nightlife

DOKTORLAR SITESI Bodrum never ceases to attract fans of beach rest and active recreation. Its spacious beaches are simply perfect for scuba diving, sailing and surfing. Divers are traditionally attracted by underwater caves and scenic reefs. During a dive you will surely see numerous exotic inhabitants of the deep sea. Tourists should definitely not forget to visit the beautiful grotto of Karaada, which is considered one of the most picturesque destinations in Bodrum. Fans of calm and unhurried rest, and tourists, who want to enjoy hot sun and peaceful tranquil atmosphere, are recommended to visit beaches located in Bardakci, Bitez, Gumbet, and Karaincir. These beaches are often awarded with honorable prizes. They are famous for their amazing water that is literally crystal clear.
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Fans of fishing will get many unforgettable memories if they make a vacation to the nearby village of Turkbuku. There they are welcome to rent all necessary equipment, and the local restaurants traditionally offer their guests to taste the most unusual dishes made of freshest seafood. Simply no holiday in Bodrum is possible to imagine without shopping. As a rule, tourists prefer to buy handmade carpets, jewelry and handicrafts as souvenirs. If trendy clothes are your main aim, you will find all you need in Emelse trading center. The shopping center sells exclusive models by Turkish designers and clothing from leading European brands. Bodrum Produce Market is known as one of the most popular street markets. Here local merchants offer customers simply enormous selection of food, carpets, national jewelry, as well as interesting items made from copper and onyx.
Fans of energetic dances and parties until dawn simply have to visit Club Bianca Beach, which is located in the territory of one of the city's beaches. The music doesn’t stop here until early in the morning, and visitors enjoy cheerful and serene atmosphere of this club, try delicious meals and various cocktails. Campanella definitely stands out from the numerous bars of Bodrum. In addition to a rich selection of food and drinks that are typical for institutions of such level, this bar offers its visitors to enjoy an interesting entertainment program. Halikarnas is known as the most popular disco in the city. A huge dance floor, music of different directions and a perfectly planned cultural program – this venue combines simply everything you need for an entertaining holiday in a big company. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Bodrum is also ready to please beach lovers. The best beach to visit is Hurma Sahili where there are many great swimming spot. Visitors with a good appetite will surely like restaurants located on the beach. And, of course, the beauty of nature, looking at which brain relentlessly raises the question — what could be better? If someone still feels like this beach is not enough, Bodrum is glad to offer other places to visit - this is Camel Beach, the main feature of which are camels, as you might guess from the name, and Xuma Beach Club suitable for those who do not like big crowds. Another place worth visiting is Kumbahce Sahili, whose highlight is a favorable location - the thing is that it lies just in the city center.
Bodrum In addition to beach recreation, the city offers great golf opportunities, and to seize them, you only need to visit Bodrum Golf & Tennis Club. Safaris such as, for instance, My Uranus Daily Tours, Bodrum Excursions are also regularly organized. There are several options for exploring the city attractions - to rent a bicycle, boat or car, or even take a ferry. If there is a desire to go to the cinema, tourists and locals choose Cinemarine, and Funtown Yahsi Park or Lunapark, which is right next to the cinema, are ideal for visiting with children.
Bodrum has many hotels, the designs of which are strikingly different from the classical. One of such institutions is Su Hotel – Bodrum offering travelers spacious and colorful rooms for … Open
Da Vinci Escape Bodrum is an ideal place for those who like intellectual games and wish to rack their brains after a relaxed beach recreation. Fans of outdoor recreation will definitely appreciate Zetas Kamping, and Çocuk Bahçesi would be a wonderful place for those who like to seclude themselves in the shadows of the alley and dream, thinking of eternal things and escaping from the hustle and bustle. This can be done in Bodrum's spas, which are widely appreciated, as the traditions of the so-called "hamams" date back to those times when Istanbul was called Constantinople, and Bodrum - Halicarnassus. The best establishments of this kind are Bitez Hamam and The Spa at Mandarin Oriental. No less remarkable are Historic Bardakci Hammam, Sultan Traditional turkish bath, and Alin.
torba/Bodrum Fans of cultural recreation will find entertainment in museums located in the city. St. Peter's Castle is a kind of main landmark of the city, and it's quite difficult to pass it by. Another interesting place to visit is Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archeology, a kind of unique museum where everyone who wants to see "what is there, on the bottom of the sea" will find their paradise. When it comes to art galleries and museums, Enver Camdal Guzel Sanat Atolyesi, Zeki Muren Arts Museum should never be ignored.
In Bodrum, there are several elite resort hotels, including Vera TMT Resort enjoying great popularity among tourists. The large-scale resort hotel located a few steps away from the coast … Open
In Osmanli Tersanesi Sanat Galerisi, you can "kill two birds with one stone" - to take a wonderful walk, enjoying magnificent views of the local landscapes, and to visit an exhibition for completely free of charge. This is an ideal place for those looking for an aesthetic pleasure. Mine Sanat Gallery is noteworthy for the fact that besides admiring magnificent examples of fine art, you can also buy the works you like for your own use.
Bodrum It is hard to imagine any Turkish city without a traditional bazaar. And Bodrum is not an exception in this regard. A local bazaar is a place where you can practice the art of bargaining. It must be said that local residents are willing to bargain, despite the fact that prices are quite high. Local shops definitely worth visiting include Socrates where you can find handmade products, a kind of shopping must-haves in the city, and Le Kabbak offering handmade lampshades for sale. For jewelry, people go Bodrum Gold Center, and for trendy clothes at affordable prices - to Moden Leather Shop.
Among Bodrum's hotels recreating the historical atmosphere, Hotel Atrium deserves special attention. A building occupied by the hotel is designed according to the model of an ancient Roman … Open
With the onset of the night, the city on the Aegean coast is transformed, opening up new opportunities. Those wishing to spend time over a nice cocktail in silence go to Eskici, fans of a more active recreation visit White House or Posh where they can dance to energetic club music, and connoisseurs of heavy metal and rock, as well as motorcycles, will appreciate unique Kule Rock City. Adamik Bar and Pala Pub are ideal places for those who want to plunge into the atmosphere of the Irish pub, a visit to Mandalin will be a pleasure for those who like to admire unimaginably beautiful views from the window (overlooking St. Peter's Castle), and Helva Bar is regularly visited by fans of live music and great cocktails.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Bodrum and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Bodrum

Bar Street
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Hallikarnas
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Bebek
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Water attractions around Bodrum
♥   Water park 'Lido Waterpark' Kos Island, 35.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Adaland' Kuşadası, Aydın, 99.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aqua Fantasy Kuşadası' Aydın, 99.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Waterpark' Faliraki, Rhodes, 101.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Bodrum

Guide to your best city break in Bodrum - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Bodrum - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Bodrum?' disappears immediately.
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