A holiday on the Bodrum Peninsula need never be dull. A wealth of activities is available in the region for those who want to do more than relax, swim, sunbathe and dine at the huge variety of restaurants. Here are some suggestions:
Gület (traditional Turkish wooden boat) cruise. Available from many resorts, including Torba, you will spend the day aboard a skippered boat touring the coastline and occasionally dropping anchor to swim and work up an appetite for lunch and/or tea served back on board.
Watersports, such as sailing, windsurfing, water skiing, wakeboarding, parasailing, jet skiing and banana boat rides are available from many resorts. Most are available in Torba during the summer months.
Snorkelling and diving. The Bodrum Peninsula offers excellent diving all around the coast and is regarded as one of the best places on the eastern Mediterranean to learn to dive.
Dedeman Aquapark, close to Bodrum town.
4x4 or jeep safari into the hinterland of the peninsula.
Turkish bath (hamam) in Bodrum Town Centre.
Clubs, including the famous Halikarnas open air night club and the Catamaran Marine Club which, as its name suggests, is on board a catamaran which moors out at sea.
Visits to other resorts on the peninsula. See our website page on the Bodrum Peninsula.
Day excursions beyond the peninsula to historic sites or those of natural beauty, including the ancient Greek city of Ephesus (now in present-
Ferry trip to Datça, on the Datça peninsula, an area renowned for its unspoilt beauty at the southern end of the Gökova bay.
Day trip to the Greek island of Kos. The journey by hydrofoil takes only 20mins.