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The beautiful port city of Bodrum beckons with its perfect beaches and rich heritage. Whether you’re looking for some much needed rest and recuperation or you seek the thrills and allure of Turkey’s nightlife, this city has something in store for everyone.
Located in the south western region of Turkey, Bodrum is famous throughout for playing host to some of the ancient wonders of the world and a holiday here guarantees a generous shot of history and culture.
What's on the plate?
From the minute you touch down at the Milas-Bodrum airport, think sun, sand and surf. Spend your holiday afloat on the Blue Cruise and bask in the peace and tranquillity that the pristine Mediterranean waters have to offer or unwind and relax on the beautiful beaches of Bodrum like the boisterous Bitez or trendy Gumbet. Adrenaline junkies will find that a holiday to Bodrum is not complete without windsurfing and water skiing. The clear waters are perfect for diving and snorkelling while jeep safaris and horse-back riding are absolute must-try.
A vacation in Bodrum will leave you smitten with the city’s heritage. The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is situated in this town and is a small open-air museum in itself. The magnificent structure however, draws people from far and wide; its reputation as an architectural marvel stands strong even to this day. Another highlight of a perfect Bodrum holiday is the well-known Castle of St Peter and the Museum of Underwater Archaeology situated within its grounds.
Although a major trade hub and yachting centre, the nightlife and cuisine really take the cake. From comforting Italian delicacy to oriental specialities, whatever be your craving, this town has it all. It would be a shame, though, to go without trying out the delicious Mediterranean and Aegean cuisine. Dine by the sea as the sun sets and then explore the much talked-about Bodrum nightlife. The Bitez beach is dotted with pubs and bars while Gumbet is known to have a wild and hip club scene that is famous worldwide.
Plan your Bodrum holiday today
No matter what the reason, Bodrum is the best place to be. With so much to do and so much to see, there will never be a dull moment on the soils of this beautiful town. Make sure you plan a budget holiday to Bodrum today with all the incredible deals and packages on offer at lastminute.com and this will be that memorable vacation you have always dreamt of.