Local area around Caresse Hotel, Bodrum

    Mausoleum of King Mausolos

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Following King Mausolus' death, his wife Artemisia commissioned the kingdom's finest architects and sculptors to build a funerary monument in the kings honour, resulting in the famous Mausoleum deemed one of the Seven Wonders of the World. 

Address: epecik, Turgut Reis Cd. No:93, 48440 Bodrum/Muğla, Turkey

Entrance Fee: approx 14 TL

Summer Opening Hours 08:30 - 19:00

Winter Opening Hours 08:30 - 17:30

    Saint Peter's Castle

St Peter's Castle - BodrumThe castle in Bodrum dates back to 1402 and is one of the town's main tourist attractions. Bodrum Castle offers amazing views over the town and the turquoise Aegean Sea. It is also home to the Museum of Underwater Archaeology, housing one of the most important collections in the world. The castle has recently re-opened following a €25 million restoration project.

Address: Çarşı Mh., 48400 Bodrum/Muğla, Turkey

Entrance Fee: approx 20 TL

Opening Hours 09:00 - 16:30 (Closed on Mondays)

    Aquapro Dive Centre

Scuba Diver

Aquapro dive center is a British/Turkish owned dive company in Bodrum, now in there 24th year of diving in the crystal clear waters of the Aegean.

There are over 20 sites to visit including 2 great reefs, walls, a cave, 2 shipwrecks, and even a sunken plane! All PADI/CMAS Courses including PADI Speciality Courses, PADI Suex Scooter courses and rentals, PADI Rebreather Courses.

Address: Bitez, Çökertme Cd., 48470 Bodrum/Muğla, Turkey

T. +90 0532 394 91 65  (English + French)

T. +90 0532 344 3196 - (Turkish + German)

E. joby@aquapro-turkey.com

W. https://aquapro-turkey.com/

    Bodrum Amphitheatre


This beautiful and secluded cove is a great spot for a quiet swim away from the crowds. There is an old legend that here, Hermaphroditus fell in love with a water nymph who united their bodies in one.




    Camel Beach

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Camel beach is a busy beach located in Bodrum's City. The beach is popular for sunbathing, watersports and is located near to a selection of shops and restaurants. The beach gets its name from its main attraction; camel rides. Many holiday makers enjoy the rare chance to take a camel ride along this stretch of golden sand. 



Bodrum Days at Sea

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There are many day gulet cruises on offer to guests looking to explore and enjoy Bodrum Bay. Take in views of the Taurus mountains and make stops to swim in the warm waters and visit secluded beaches.

    Bodrum Maritime Museum

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This small museum is situated over two floors and showcases Bodrum's martime past. Model ships, a private collection of 6,000 seashells and historic photographs are just some of what the museum has to offer. 

Address: Çarşı, No.4/1, Nazım Hikmet Sk., 48400 Bodrum/Muğla, Turkey

Opening Hours 09:00 - 19:00