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Yalikavak is a charming fishing village on Turkey's Bodrum Peninsula. An attractive and sleepy town, it is ideal for spending long, lazy days on the beach and wandering through the village. The marina buzzes with yachts coming and going, and the waterfront has several seafood restaurants for sitting out with a delicious meal and enjoying the views. Holidays to Yalikavak are ideal for a quiet couples' getaway. Milas Airport is around an hour away.
Yalikavak has a long, sandy beach on the peninsula, which is ideal for sunbathing and swimming in the warm, blue water. The beach is relaxed and peaceful, with sun beds and parasols as well as a few local amenities for refreshments.
At certain spots along the beach, there are some water sports available; windsurfing is a particular favourite on the coast. The water is perfect for diving, and there are excursions available for experienced divers as well as opportunities for beginners. You can also take a boat trip from the town's lovely harbour, where you can take in the stunning views and visit other nearby beaches.
The village has a pleasantly traditional feel to it, and is fun to explore on foot to see its old olive press, cafés, little souvenir shops as well as art galleries. A weekly open-air market is a great place to browse for local produce, clothing and gifts.
For visitors looking to do some sightseeing, holidays to Yalikavak are an ideal opportunity to take advantage of nearby Bodrum, just half an hour away. The city is full of interesting architecture, great restaurants and a number of sights, including Bodrum Castle.
The nightlife in Yalikavak mostly revolves around the superb local seafood restaurants, where you can enjoy the catch of the day along with sweet meats and other delicious Turkish specialties. The waterfront is the perfect place to enjoy a drink and watch the sun set, and the local hotels have a number of bars to spend your evenings in.
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Cimentepe Apartments, Yalikavak
The simple and family run Cimentepe Apartments are set in their own grounds just across the road from the seafront.Rectangular outdoor swimming pool; sun terrace with sunloungers; poolside bar.2.2km from the centre of Yalikavak and the beach; 200m... See More InfoSee More Info
Delta Beach Club, Yalikavak
Set in a stunning seafront location with magnificent views across the bay and the crystal clear Aegean sea guests at Delta Beach will feel like they really are escaping to a private oasis. With stylish decor and a great array of facilities this is... See More InfoSee More Info
Delta Beach Resort, Yalikavak
The 5-star Delta Beach Resort Hotel welcomes you to Bodrum on the southern coastline of Turkey, situated on a small peninsula at Yalikavak Bay, away from the bustling city and overlooking the ocean, and eager to indulge you to ensure you enjoy a... See More InfoSee More Info
Family Belvedere Hotel, Yalikavak
The Family Belvedere Hotel is situated in the charming village of Yalikavak, only 70 m from the seaside and 18 km from Bodrum town centre. The hotel is 200 m from the village centre and easily accessible to the many local attractions of Bodrum such... See More InfoSee More Info
Golden Age Hotel, Yalikavak
The 4 Star Golden Age Hotel is located in Tilkicik, one of the most beautiful bays of the Bodrum Peninsula on the coast of Turkey. This is a terrific hotel for couples and families with a stunning private beach and 353 attractive rooms and suites... See More InfoSee More Info
Samdan Hotel, Yalikavak
The Samdan Hotel is situated in the charming village of Yalikavak, only 70 m from the seaside and 18 km from Bodrum town centre. The hotel is reflects the local style and is traditionally decorated in blue and white. Only 200 m from the village... See More InfoSee More Info