Mugla Bodrum District Guide

Mugla City Guide

For many people, Bodrum is not only a tourism pearl, but also a kind of lifestyle. Bodrum is a holiday destination with magnificent natural beauties where the sea, mountains and pine forests meet. Bodrum is one of the most popular holiday resorts in Turkey, spectacular sea, natural beauty, pine forests, nature parks, bays and beaches, luxury resorts, hotels and resorts, the restaurants offer a holiday opportunity to be remembered for holidaymakers with nightclubs and shopping facilities. The district has more than 600 km. coastline, it makes unique for visitors. With more than 175.000 population and awesome 5-star holiday facilities, Bodrum is waiting for its visitors.

Check out the most comprehensive Bodrum city guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Bodrum ” or “How to get to Bodrum ?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




80 / km2

2,09 %

557 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Bodrum? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Bodrum, there are 1 state hospital named as Bodrum State Hospital and 2 private hospitals in the city.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Bodrum or real estate for rent in Bodrum , you are on the right page. As of the end of October 2020 in Muğla, Bodrum, the prices of houses for sale increased by 40.08% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 130 square meters. Considering the annual averages, as of the end of October 2020, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Muğla province Bodrum district for housing were Bitez, Yalıkavak, Dirmil, İslamhaneleri and Farilya, respectively.

Accommodation in Bodrum is an important issue for people who visit city for different purposes like tourism or business. Today, it’s possible to find different accommodation alternatives like hotels and hostels in Bodrum.

Check out the “Best places to visit in Bodrum” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Bodrum” questions in this guide.  There are many magnificent bays and beaches on the Bodrum Peninsula, which has 650 kilometers of coastline. You can spend a nice day on the quality and beautiful beaches of Bodrum, you can do fun water sports such as parasailing, banana, ringo, jet-ski and diving. Bodrum Castle, the symbol of the district, is of course the first place in the list of places to visit in Bodrum. Built between 1406 and 1523 by the Knights of Saint John, the castle has survived almost completely intact. In addition, the Bodrum Underwater Archeology Museum in the castle is considered one of the few museums in the world. Gümbet, which is 10 minutes away by car from the center, is also known as “little England” because during the summer months, Gümbet is flooded by the British. There are countless entertainment venues for every taste in Gümbet, which also has a street of bars. Of course, there are a lot of bays all around Bodrum. Gümüşlük is an important bay which is famous for its luxury fish restaurants. Bitez, which is home to one of the most beautiful bays of Bodrum, is famous for its beautiful bay and beach and is an ideal place for sea surfing. The sea of Bitez is sandy and warm. Torba Beach offers good opportunities for vacationers. Bag’s sea is also shallow and clear. You can enjoy the sea at Torba beach and explore the area by walking along the beach.

There is an international airport in Bodrum named as Milas – Bodrum Airport. The distance from the airport to Bodrum is 36 kilometers, and it takes 35-40 minutes to drive from the airport to the center of Bodrum. Bodrum in Turkey and the world held direct flights from many cities. The county also possible to go by road, there are buses to Bodrum in Turkey from almost any city. Also, Dalaman Airport is located in Dalaman district of Muğla as an alternative flight transportation.

In addition to these, ferry services are organized from Datça, the popular district of Muğla, to Bodrum during the summer months. In the meantime, the district is very close to many Greek islands and some Greek islands, especially Kos, can be reached by ferry to Bodrum.


Enes Sahin

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