There are only a few cities in the world boasting a history of 5000 years comprising traces from numerous civilizations and standing out as a bridge extending from the past to the present. Throughout history of Bodrum, known as Halicarnassos in ancient times, has always been fought over and people have been unwilling to share its beauty with others. Homer, who is the purported author of the Ancient Greek poems the Iliad and the Odyssey, describes Bodrum as "The land of eternal blue".
Bodrum, has the all facilities to meet the expectations of tourists from all income levels. You will enjoy wandering around the white houses in Bodrum's narrow streets, swimming in the deep blue and purely clean sea and having fun at the resplendent nights full of entertainment and music.
Bodrum is one of the most beautiful cosmopolitan and sophisticated holiday resort in Turkey. At any time of the day and night, there is always something going on here.
Bodrum is subject to the Mediterranean climate and the weather is always temperate. The average temperature for winters is 15°C, and for summers is 30°C. However, the level of humidity is not high. Precipitation occurs mainly in winter and spring.
The population of peninsula in winter off-season is about 120 thousand, with about 32 thousand in Bodrum Town. In summer season population reaches to 700 thousand. The centre of the district and resorts in environs such as Turgutreis, Gümüşlük, Yalıkavak, Gündoğan, Göltürkbükü, Torba, Yalıçiftlik, Gümbet, Bitez and Ortakent, famous for their sandy beaches, Bodrum's natural beauty as well as its typical white houses with blue framed windows, enchant every visitor.
Located on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, Bodrum gets a solid 300 days of sunshine per year, giving it a very long season, and even better the resort areas are alive all year round.