Last Updated on January 1, 2022
“Where to stay in Bodrum?” is one of the common questions especially for first time visitors for Bodrum, Turkey. Here on this page, you’ll find useful insider tips and recommendations so that you may at least have a very enough information about where to stay in Bodrum, with lots of information for how to choose the best resort, the holiday amenities, sights, attractions, entertainment and nightlife they offer with our recommendations of hotels, apartments, holiday villas and accommodation opportunities in Bodrum.
Some Insider Tips
As for accommodation in Bodrum; Bodrum boasts the most comprehensive and best equipped network of hotel, apartment, holiday villas and holiday accommodation in the western coasts of Turkey.
Bodrum peninsula offers wide range of accommodation opportunities from 3 star, 4 star, 5 star and family friendly hotels, apartments to quality holiday villas and apartments from standard packages to deluxe residences.
Central Bodrum (Bodrum city center) is the main resort of the Bodrum peninsula, situated on the south-east and full of variety of hotels, apartments, restaurants, cafes, bars, clubs, marina, shopping and entertainment zones.
Gumbet, Bitez, Ortakent, Akyarlar, Turgutreis, Gumusluk, Yalikavak, Gundogan, Turkbuku, Golturkbuku and Torba are the most popular holiday resorts in Bodrum and they all offer quality hotels and accommodation.
Before you decide where to stay in Bodrum, we highly recommend you read all the resorts from our Bodrum holiday towns and resorts page. You’ll see and read lots of information there with pictures, and maybe you’ll find very lovely places that you might have never heard before. Also below you may find brief descriptions of them.
How to get the best price?
We recommend make your Kemer hotel search and book online via the world’s biggest online hotel booking site. You can get really good discounts and find the best prices with a match.
- Trivago Bodrum Hotels (Trivago claims that they guarantee the best price with their price matching system)
- Agoda Bodrum Hotels (Agoda claims that if you find the same hotel cheaper elsewhere, they will refund the difference)
- Trip Advisor Bodrum Hotels (Trip Advisor also makes a price comparison with the best deals)
Below, you’ll find a summary of the popular holiday towns and resorts with the locations, attractions and accommodation type they offer. And you can decide which holiday town and resort is ideal for you. Bodrum is not only the central part. We wish you a wonderful holidays in Bodrum.
Main holiday towns & resorts
Akyarlar is located on the most south westerly point of the Bodrum peninsula, just across the Greek island of Kos. Once a small fishing town in Bodrum, Akyarlar now has become one of the most popular resorts in the peninsula. Akyarlar is also the best and the leading destination for windsurfing in Bodrum peninsula. Continue reading…
Bitez is located on one of the best coves, on the south-east coast of the Bodrum peninsula. It also has the longest coast in Bodrum peninsula. It can be considered as the best resort and region for windsurfing in whole Turkey coasts. The background of the resort is surrounded by tangerine and citrus trees. Bitez can also be considered as one of the most frequented spots of holidaymakers who want to get away from the crowds of Bodrum city center. Continue reading…
Central Bodrum (Bodrum city center) is the main resort located on the south-east of the Bodrum peninsula. You’ll find variety of hotels, apartments, restaurants, cafes, bars, clubs, Marina, shopping and entertainment zones. Daily life is fantastic here. Bodrum city center is also the center of entertainment and intense nightlife activities on the Bodrum peninsula. Continue reading…
Golturkbuku is one of the fastest developing places, located between Turkbuku and Torba, on the middle north coast of the Bodrum peninsula, and a very popular place in terms of entertainment and nightlife. The resort can be divided into two concepts, as holiday and entertainment. The Golkoy side is much quieter and popular with Turkish holidaymakers, while the Turkbuku side is more lively and active in summers. Continue reading…
Gumbet is a popular holiday resort with numerous hotels and apartments located by a beautiful bay, on the south-east coast of the Bodrum peninsula. The resort is mostly preferred by the young holidaymakers. The shallow waters, long beach and beautiful cove of the resort is very ideal for water sports lovers. Continue reading…
Once a pretty seaside village and a fishing port, Gumusluk is now a popular holiday town located on the middle west end of the Bodrum peninsula. The resort is famous for its fresh fish and crystal clear waters. The beach and sea is great here while the inner harbor is like a lake that is also very popular for yachts and gulets. Continue reading…
Gundogan is a pretty holiday town located between Yalikavak and Turkbuku, on the middle north coast of Bodrum peninsula. Once a small fishing town, the resort today is a popular holiday resort and famous for its heavenly cove, mandarin gardens and crystal clear waters. Continue reading…
Ortakent is located on the middle south coast of the Bodrum peninsula, just after Bitez. The resort is famous for its warm waters, sandy beach and mandarin gardens. Ortakent coast is the second longest one after Bitez, has a long beautiful beach where also variety of water sports available. Continue reading…
Torba is a popular holiday town located on the north east coast of Bodrum peninsula. It is one the closest resort to central Bodrum. Torba is situated on a beautiful cove and surrounded with green lands full of pine and olive trees. As the resort is located on a protected cove so that even on the windy days, the cove and the beach is always calm. Continue reading…
Turgutreis is the second largest town, and located on the south-west end of the Bodrum peninsula. The accommodation and shopping facilities are very well developed in the resort. Also one of the biggest yacht marinas in Bodrum is situated in Turgutreis and named as D-Marin Turgutreis. The resort is mostly one of the favorite holiday spots of those who want to get away from the crowd of Bodrum and prefer cooler places. Due to its being open to western winds, Turgutreis beaches are relatively windy even in the hottest summer months. Continue reading…
Turkbuku is a popular holiday resort located on the north coast of Bodrum peninsula. The resort is famous for its beaches, fresh fish, mandarin gardens, white washed houses and crystal clear waters. Continue reading…
Yalikavak is a peaceful and lively resort located on the north-west coast of the Bodrum peninsula. The resort is famous for its windmills, mandarins, fresh fish and sponges. The windmills welcoming the visitors at the resort’s entrance, the panoramic views in each sunset, its crystal clear waters make Yalikavak a popular holiday destination on the Bodrum peninsula. Continue reading…