Bodrum, formerly Halicarnassus, is a lively coastal resort and a popular tourist destination on the southwest Mediterranean coast of Turkey, in the Mugla Province. Bodrum, with its intense nightlife, beautiful beaches, historical sites, quality hotels and holiday villages, is one of the Turkey's most popular holiday towns and largest resorts on the Aegean coast.
Bodrum is described as "the Land of the Eternal Blue" by Homeros. The spectacular medieval castle built by the Knights of the Rhodes guards the entrance to Bodrum's dazzling blue bay where the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas meet.
Bodrum is a world wide famous, attracting a diverse population of vacationers who stroll along its long palm-lined waterfront as the elegant yachts crowd the marina.
The reputation of Bodrum's boat yards date back to ancient times, and today, craftsmen still build the traditional yachts. The beautiful Bodrum Peninsula suits holidaymakers interested in a subdued and relaxing atmosphere on their Turkey holidays.