The village of Bodrum is located west to the Province of Mugla, 160 km west of Marmaris and 150 km south of Kusadasi. Bodrum has a population of 32.801 which increases in the summer to 118,237.
Being at the beginning of a peninsula, Bodrum offers easy access to all the surrounding villages and holiday resorts that are scattered on the half island. Due to its diversity of the many bays and villages it offers holidays both for party hoppers and exclusive retreats. It is a popular summer tourist destination. The season starts is May and finishes in October and attracts a very international crowd.
Bodrum has been called the St. Tropez of Turkey. The bay of Bodrum was elected as one of the most beautiful bays in the world – the village with its distinctive white houses and the mauve Bougainville slopes mellow downhill towards the deep blue Mediterranean Sea arranged in a semicircle around the Yacht harbour and the crusaders castle. The yacht harbour and the harbour for Gulets and daily boat tours are side by side in the round bay of Bodrum and life on land evolves along the promenade which is leading from one end to the other.
Here are the shops, restaurants, bars, jazz clubs and the nightlife of Bodrum Bodrum provides chic boutiques, lovely decorated shops and art galleries, ancient sites are nearby, as well as small islands which are waiting to be discovered – there is something for everybody in Bodrum.