Where is it?
Bodrum is a cosmopolitan resort on the picturesque coast of the western Aegean Sea of Turkey. It is famous for its picture postcard golden sandy beaches, coastal paths, marinas and its castle that proudly watches over its coastline.
How do you get there?
Flights are available from the UK to Bodrum Milas International Airport which is a mere 36 km (22 miles) northeast from Bodrum centre. You also have the option to fly in to Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport if you prefer with a transfer time of just over 2 hours.
What is Bodrum like?
Rich in culture, architecture, art galleries, historic monuments and ruins and if that’s not enough, how about designer boutiques, cafes and bars with upmarket restaurants offering delicious local and international cuisine. The nightlife can be vibrant and lively or relaxed with a delightful ambience.
Lifestyle – cosmopolitan, lively and relaxing
Bodrum serves up a luxurious lifestyle; it has many delightful villages just 10 to 15 minutes from the city centre offering scenic views in a peaceful environment. It is an up market resort catering for those who want the finer things in life. Designer shopping is part of the experience with trendy boutiques showcasing the latest fashion trends.
Fine dining to traditional cafes
Fish and seafood freshly caught are much loved dishes at this harbour resort as you can imagine, served with crisp green salads and olives, an array of mezes and fresh crusty bread. Washed down with Raki or crisp white wine is a tasty treat. There are numerous excellent International restaurants also.
Activities for the family
Water sports are popular with a range of activities, daily boat trips take you around the stunning bays and during the summer season daily boat crossings take you to the nearby Greek Island of Kos which is only 20 km (12 miles) across the Aegean Sea. It’s perfect for a days sightseeing in Greece.
What’s new for 2018?
Various new hotels are opening to keep up with the demand of foreign visitors wanting to holiday here. Summer concerts are held at Yalikavak Marina with artists performing such as Anastacia plus the top recording artists in Turkey and let’s not forget the exciting chill out festivals.
What property can you buy?
There is a vast array of apartments, duplexes and villas throughout Bodrum for sale with many having uninterrupted, picturesque sea views. The Bodrum Peninsular is a firm favourite with expats from across the globe, who looks for a relaxed sun drenched location in breathtaking surroundings. Beautiful 1 bedroom apartments start at incredible prices from £38,000. Villas from under £137,000 are on offer but if you want a touch of luxury for under £600,000 will buy you a 5 bedroom detached villa with a private pool set in landscaped gardens just 15 minutes from Yalikavak Marina. Bodrum properties offer amazing value for money, you can invest in luxury properties currently for sale at a fraction of the price of comparable properties in many other European locations.