The Bodrum region offers its visitors the obligatory mixture of sun, sea and sand mixed with places of historical interest that you definitely won't see at home. Bodrum is on southwest coast of Turkey and backs beautifully onto the Aagean Sea. The calm and beauty of this must visit reason is juxtaposed against a lively nightlife which will provide you with the perfect setting to party from dusk till dawn.
There are a lot of beaches to be enjoyed whilst on holiday in Bodrum. Ortakent beach is one of the longest beaches in the area and provides the perfect environment for an evening stroll as you watch the sun set. Gumbet beach proves that good things come in small packages. Despite its small size this beach is packed with things to do and is one of the more popular beaches to visit whilst on holiday in Bodrum. If you fancy some windsurfing head to the Bitez beach; not far from Bodrum's city centre, this beach has the perfect wind conditions for a fun day out at sea.
The city of Bodrum is a lively mixture of bustling markets, restaurants and bars which provide entertainment all day and long into the night. In Bodrum you will find the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, known as one of the ancient wonders of the world. This tomb, build in 300BC is the focal point of this charming town. The resort of Kusadasi is a fantastic base to explore the intriguing history of this region - the resort is close to lots of the main historical sites such as Didyma, an ancient sanctuary. As well as offering a fantastic base from which to explore, there are several mosques in this area which offer an insight into the Turkish culture.
The town of Cesme is known for its vineyards and its watermelons which must be tasted whilst on holiday in Bodrum. If you need a little variety to satisfy your taste buds make sure you enjoy some other of the culinary delights on offer whilst on holiday in the Bodrum region. Turkish cuisine offers a wonderful contrast from British cuisine, so make sure you try a true Turkish kebab which is better than anything you'll find on British soil.
To visit the holiday destination that really has it all take a holiday to Bodrum with easyJet holidays. There are plenty of cheap holidays to Turkey on offer, which means you'll have lots of money to spare on watermelons, olives and ice creams!