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Bargylia Summary

Bargylia is an up-and-coming town with plenty of new developments underway. Treasured for its tranquillity and natural beauty, your Bargylia Bodrum property will be set amongst the lush green trees and small bays that characterise this coastline. Although the area is quiet, you're not far from the livelier Guvercinlik, where you can stock up on whatever you need. However, most people relish the peace and quiet.

Bitez Summary

Blanketed with tangerine and olive trees, Bitez has a traditional village charm. A laid back town popular with city-dwellers looking for a getaway, your Bitez Bodrum property is in an ideal spot to escape from the trappings of modern life. Bitez has a clean, sandy beach with warm waters, making it popular with families. The beachfront has a wealth of cafes and restaurants, as well as a sailing school. A nearby waterpark is another draw for families.

Bodrum Town Summary

Those who have purchased a Bodrum property in Bodrum town can tell you how much this vibrant community has to offer. With its lively bars, sophisticated cafes, busy marina and wealth of history, Bodrum peninsula's main town is the heart of culture and sophistication. Once the seat of the great city of Halicarnassus , Bodrum has a number of historical sites that will intrigue visitors. Bodrum's Museum of Underwater Archaeology offers a fascinating insight into the area's ancient mariners. It's located in Bodrum Castle, itself a major draw card for visitors. If you're in need of some retail therapy, the popular Bodrum bazaars will satisfy the most dedicated shopaholic.

Gokcebel Summary

The pleasant village of Gokcebel is renowned for its natural assets. Nature-lovers often buy Gokcebel Bodrum property for mountain and sea views, and to be surrounded by fields filled with flowers and fig and orange orchards. Untouched by the tourist hordes, the area remains peaceful. If you do miss the livelier side of life, you can always travel to nearby Yalikavak.

Gulluk Summary

Authentic Gulluk is perfect for those seeking a Bodrum property in a quiet spot. Surrounded by orange, olive and almond trees, Gulluk remains a genuine centre of fishing and fish farming, and the local seafood is exported all over Europe. Of course, you can also sample the local delicacies in the excellent seafood restaurants in the area. Once an important port, Gulluk's tranquillity is now its main draw, and those who purchase Gulluk Bodrum property relish the peace and quiet the town provides.

Gumbet Summary

Gumbet's popularity has made it a lively hotspot, especially with younger people. Enjoy sandy beaches and an exciting nightlife all within distance of your Gumbet Bodrum property. Visitors to Gumbet enjoy sailing, trekking and mountain biking during the day, and entertainment galore by night. The area boasts a rich history, and its famed 2300-year-old Myndos Gate, once part of the city walls, was witness to the battle of Alexander the Great in 333 BC.

Gumusluk Summary

This quaint village is a working fishing centre, and unlike other Bodrum towns is busy all year round. Built on the ancient city of Myndos, visitors can still see the ancient ruins of the city in the surrounding waters, making it a top spot for snorkelling and diving. Gumusluk Bodrum property dwellers also enjoy the colourful flowers and pretty whitewashed villas of this peaceful village. There are busy markets here and plenty of good seafood restaurants. Just offshore lies Tavsan (Rabbit) Island. It's worth a jaunt over here to wander round and catch a glimpse of the island's furry residents.

Gundogan Summary

Despite a number of new holiday resorts, Gundogan retains its small-village atmosphere and fishing-village charm. Gundogan Bodrum property owners are enchanted by the orchards full of citrus fruits, which leave a distinctive smell of orange in the warm air. Gundogan's picturesque bay has a small dock for yachts and fishing vessels, as well as a windsurfing school. Visitors looking for a day trip will enjoy touring Apostol Island. Just a short boat ride away, the island's ruined Byzantine church, dating back to the 9 th century AD, is a romantic and fascinating relic.

Guvercinlik Summary

One of Bodrum's oldest centres, the fishing village of Guvercinlik has an old-world atmosphere. The peaceful area is home to fishermen and has many seafood restaurants. Owners of Guvercinlik Bodrum property relish the peaceful atmosphere and the charm of this lovely area. The bay is protected by and island, ensuring Guvercinlik Bay's waters remain calm.

Hebilkoy Summary

The scenic village of Hebilkoy is known for its spectacular sunsets, small bay and clear, blue waters. Untouched by mass tourism, Hebilkoy is rather secluded, but just fifteen kilometres from Bodrum Town Centre. Hebilkoy Bodrum property owners have the best of both worlds peaceful village life with a bustling town centre nearby.

Kadikalesi Summary

This small beachside village has the air of a traditional Turkish village, with orange groves and cobbled streets. History buffs will relish wandering around the town's historical relics, from the castle on the hill to the Roman church. The waters are clear and filled with sea life, perfect for snorkelling. Around the village's beautiful beach you'll find restaurants and bars. Kadikalesi Bodrum property owners enjoy the area's authentic Turkish air; the area is not known by many tourists and remains untouched.

Kucukbuk Summary

This very small village is suitable for any Bodrum property purchases seeking a more residential area. There is a small bay and a few shops and restaurants here, but a 20 minute walk will take you to Gundogan, which is bigger and has more facilities. But Kucukbuk is tranquil and peaceful, and many Kucukbuk Bodrum property owners have relished the get-away-from-it-all atmosphere that pervades the village.

Ortakent Summary

One of the oldest towns on the Bodrum Peninsula, Ortakent means "middle town", and is home to some of the oldest Bodrum property. Known for its long coastline and ancient ruins, visitors also delight in the beachfront seafood restaurants, the bazaar and the citrus groves. Just seven kilometres from Bodrum town centre, Ortakent Bodrum property owners enjoy the area's facilities. Ortakent also boasts the only international school on the Bodrum peninsula. Ortakent is also popular with the active visitor, with plenty of mountain biking trails and strong breezes for windsurfers.

Torba Summary

Torba sits snugly in a small bay, and is a popular destination for Turkish residents, many of whom have summer houses there. The town is also popular with fisherman, and the village has an authentic fishing village feel to it. Torba Bodrum property owners enjoy good links with Torba, Gulluk and Didim via ferry. The village's strong winds are favoured by windsurfers. History lovers can visit the Apollo Temple, a 2500-year-old structure that is beautifully preserved.

Turgutreis Summary

The second-largest town on the Bodrum peninsula, Turgutreis is named for Turgut Reis, the admiral who became legendary during the Ottoman siege in Malta. The town has a compact centre with several long, sandy beaches and beautiful views. Turgutreis Bodrum property owners love the dramatic volcanic landscape, which attracts hikers and sightseers. Visit the Castle of St Peter, built in the 15 th century and used as everything from a military stronghold to a public bath. It is now a museum, where visitors can explore the town's history.

Turkbuku Summary

The greenest village on the Bodrum peninsula, Turkbuku's air is infused with the smell of its pine, olive and citrus trees. The many wooden jetties along the seafront are a good indication of just how many fisherman flock here. In fact, Turkbuku provides most of the peninsula with fish. Turkish celebrities like to buy Turkbuku Bodrum property, attracted by the blue sea and spectacular sunsets.

Tuzla Summary

Tuzla is actually situated outside the peninsula, twenty-eight kilometres from Bodrum Town. The lifestyle here is extremely quiet, and compared with other Bodrum towns there is not a lot to do. People come to Tuzla for its wildlife and nature, and its remoteness. Tuzla Bodrum property owners enjoy the area's wildlife and its peace and quiet.

Yalikavak Summary

One of Bodrum peninsula's main towns, Yalikavak boasts a picturesque bay, stunning sea views and a peaceful atmosphere. Around eighteen kilometres from Bodrum Town, it is not as touristy as other towns on the peninsula. Yalikavak has a top-class marina that attracts sailors from all around the world, a bustling market and promenade. There are fantastic fish restaurants along the seaside, and impressive sunsets. Yalikavak Bodrum property owners have every need catered for in this beautiful village.