|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£246|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£235|
|Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£210|
|Luxury holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£165|
|Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£178|
Bodrum is a colourful city in the Aegean region of Turkey. This port town was once home to one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Tomb of Mausolus. While not much remains of the ancient tomb, the site is excavated and you can see its ruins. The area is scattered with similar historical sites from amphitheaters to towers that once served the town's purpose as a powerful trading port. Now a thriving city full of nightlife, cuisine, and numerous festivals, Bodrum holidays delight the senses.
The easiest way to arrive in Bodrum is to fly into Milas-Bodrum airport, at around 35 km from the centre of town it is an easy drive to reach your hotel. With numerous package holidays available in the area, it is a good idea to check with your hotel to see if they can arrange pick up from the airport. Hiring a car is also a great option to get around the area and ensure you see everything the region has to offer, otherwise minibuses and local buses run through the towns. The best time to visit Bodrum is during the summer months when the weather is hot and dry. The time zone is GMT+3.
There are plenty of beaches around Bodrum where you can sunbake or take a swim and numerous areas where diving, snorkelling and boating are also available, however there is just as much to see on land as there is on the water. The Bodrum Castle and Museum of Underwater Archaeology is a treat for those interested in the city's history. Shopping at the lively Tuesday bazaar is a great place to collect unique souvenirs and treats. For adventure lovers a jeep safari or water safari is also available to explore the surrounding areas. Which such activities it's no secret why Bodrum holidays are increasing in popularity.