18 km from Bodrum city center is on the north western tip of the
Bodrum peninsula, has grown in size in recent years, but is still
very much a place where the locals welcome tourists with open arms.
The permanent inhabitants of Yalikavak number is around 6 800 people.
is a small, picturesque fishing village that has not lost its calm,
unhurried air or Turkish flavor despite the influx of any tourism
that has affected most of the other cities. The combination of traditional
charm with modern hotel amenities are Yalikavak favorite choice
for many discerning visitors.
is becoming increasingly popular as an alternative to Bodrum. The
harbor is surrounded by restaurants and bars, and even though there
are occasional disco bars, the general atmosphere is quiet, unhurried
and relaxed. When approaching Yalikavak from Bodrum, one can not
help but notice the stunning panoramic views of the Yalikavak Bay.
fertile coastal region is ideal for sailing and all water sports,
attracts many foreign yachts to the marina and the old harbor that
once sheltered mainly fishing boats.
is a relatively pedestrian center with a mix of modern and old restored
buildings where bars, restaurants and hotels.
area is aimed at middle market or cost-conscious tourists and the
families and individuals who want a quiet and relaxed vacation with
more than just the hotel to entertain them.
are a variety of pensions and hotels that offer a full range of
Most of the higher rated hotels tend to be a bit out of the city,
and offers a wide range of sports activities.
main beach in Yalikavak is long and narrow and
there are a few restaurants. It's easy to sit back and not worry
about where your next drink or meal comes from! Yalikavak beach
is never crowded and you will not feel squeezed among loungers.
Yalikavak is said to always be a little cooler in the summer than
other parts of the region because of the mild offshore winds.
Yalikavak still supports a thriving fishing industry and restaurants
around the picturesque harbor display a wide variety of fresh fish
every day. The city is known for its excellent seafood restaurants.
Just a few minutes walk along the coast from the center of Yalikvak
is the new marina. The marina is home to many large yachts and is
visited by boats from around the world over the summer. It has elegant
shops and several restaurants and cafes, as well as an amphitheater
for outdoor concerts and fashion shows during the summer months.
properties are popular, partly because of the spectacular sea views.
Yalikavak has a relaxed atmosphere with apartments and villas set
in beautiful green surroundings.
There are some very good buys at present, really affordable