formerly Halicarnassus, on the southern coast of the Bodrum Peninsula is a beautiful port town in the southwestern region of the country. The town enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot and humid summers, and mild winters with plenty of sunshine
making it a perfect vacation destination any time of year. Choose holiday accommodations with Owner Direct Vacation Rentals, where we can match you with condo rentals, villa rentals, and apartment rentals listed by owners of vacation accommodations in Bodrum, Turkey.
Bodrum is a unique and ideal holiday resort for couples, families and singles
alike. In addition to the recreational activities available by day, Bodrum enjoys an unrivaled nightlife. The city is rich in history, with many tranquil bays, a wide variety of beaches and nearby villages
for travelers to enjoy. Search for a last minute accommodation deal in an apartment rental, villa rental, condo rental or vacation rental.
The most outstanding feature in the town of Bodrum is its castle of St. Peter. Dating back to the early 1500’s this once crusader fortress now serves as the world’s principal Museum of Underwater Archeology
. Located on the west side of Bodrum, is Myndos Gate, one of the two entrances of ancient Halicarnassus. This is the only surviving gate and it was once part of the town’s wall. The gate is named after the ancient place Myndos. Lodging is available in Bodrum; Owner Direct can help you find the right accommodation, vacation rental or apartment rental.
Another site worthy of mention is the Bodrum Antique Theatre. The recently renovated open-air museum and theatre, built during Greek and Roman times, sits on a hillside which overlooks the town. Regarded as one of the seven wonders of the ancient world
, Bodrum is home to the ruins of the original Mausoleum. This once enormous white marble tomb of King Mausolos, which stood for nearly 19 centuries was destroyed in an earthquake in 1304, and was further broken up for construction of the castle. Despite the lack of the original tomb, this site is well worth a visit. If you own holiday rentals in Bodrum, list your vacation accommodations, vacation rentals, villas, apartment rentals, villa rentals and vacation home rentals with Owner Direct.