Bodrum

Bodrum Travel Guide

Articles about Bodrum

By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Lisa Cheng
Greenland & Iceland Why Go Now: New luxury expeditions to these remote areas allow cruisers to take in scenery from the ship as well as jump in Zodiacs to explore further, says Claudia Gordon from Betty Maclean Travel. Her top sites: the lava ...
Turkey's elite have long flocked to the southern Aegean resort town of Bodrum for its calm azure seas (great for snorkeling and sailing) and its proximity to Lycian, Roman, and Ottoman ruins. The area's latest addition is EV (Türkbükü; 800/337-468...
turkey's posh new padTurkey's nightlife capital, Bodrum, now has two landmarks: the seaside Castle of St. Peter and, perched on a hill above it, the striking Marmara Bodrum hotel. Earthy architect Ersen Gürsel and interior designer Christian Allar...
By Richard Alleman
Back in the eighties, one of the invitations coveted by New York's social elite was to cruise the cobalt-blue waters off Turkey's Aegean coast as a guest of Turkish-born Atlantic Records mogul Ahmet Ertegun and his decorator wife, Mica. Aboard th...

Hotels in Bodrum

Near Bodrum’s crescent-shaped Bardaçi Beach, the hotel is surrounded by the summer mansions of Turkey’s elite (a former prime minister is among them). Its five suites are a mix of rustic textiles, antiques, and indigenous touches (including whisper-light, locally made cotton sheets).

Restaurants in Bodrum

Unassuming highway-side kebapci with a delightful terrace out back. The kebabs and lahmajun pide are both stellar.

Things to do in Bodrum

Convivial, boho bar/café beloved for its sunset views and cocktails.