This small Turkish village started life as a fishing harbour
Akyarlar is a fairly quiet little fishing village on the northern shore of the Bodrum Peninsula in Turkey.
Over the last few years, the colourful fishing boats have largely been replaced by tour boats, but the village has managed to retain its traditional feel Akyarlar holidays have begun to attract more and more tourists.
The long sandy beach close to Akyarlar is washed by warm clear waters where the Aegean meets the Med and has been voted by Forbes magazine as one of the most luxurious stretches in the world. Just one look and you will understand why dramatic cliffs plunge down to cobalt waters, while soft white sands are backed by a ribbon of greenery totally breathtaking. Views overlooking the Greek island of Kos from the shoreline are impressive.
Top Akyarlar Tips
The transfer time from bodrum airport is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes
Bodrum’s weather is at its best between the months of April to October although it can be very hot in July and August
The currency used in Turkey is the Turkish Lira, although many market stalls and shopping malls will accept the Euro
Streets are lined with family run restaurants serving the catch of the day
There isn’t much going on in the way of nightlife in Akyarlar the shops, bars and restaurants are sparse and the tourist attractions are none existent, but that’s how most people like it. Between swimming and sunning yourself you can take the opportunity to explore the surrounding areas by taking a long walk or a bike ride. Akyarlar lives life in the slow lane. Besides swimming and sunbathing, days are best spent exploring the countryside, either on foot or by bike. And if you fancy a spot of shopping or dancing, the brighter lights of Bodrum are only about a thirty minute drive away. Book your holiday to Akyarlar online at Latedeals.co.uk today.
Top Places to Visit
The beach has the best wind conditions around the Bodrum peninsula and one of the best spots in Turkey for Windsurfing. The conditions are perfect for all levels from beginners to expert
Turkey serves up miles of stunning coastline and by going on an organised boat trip you will be able to see the turquoise bays for yourself. You will be able to swim in several deep blue bays and caves or visit the islands
St Peters Castle
St Peters Castle is the most prominent feature of Bodrum and dates back to the knights of St John. It is now a stunning museum, with stunning views of the sea and town. There is a chapel, serveral towers, Turkish bath and dungeon all set in the gardens and linked by passageways and steps