Boat trips will take you to peaceful coves for quiet swimming and sunbathing
Konacik Formerly named as Cirkan, where the history dates back to 7th century BC. Konacık is the only town on the peninsula not on the coast, and is only 4km from Bodrum’s city centre.
It is home to the modern Oasis Shopping Centre, as well as the ancient site of Pedesa which is a popular hiking destination and well worth a visit.
According to the famous historian Herodotus, the ancient city of Pedasa ( Konacik ) was one of the most important cities for sea trade in the region.
Vineyards which remain today are worth a look and wine made in Pedasa was very popular throughout the area. Set in a great location between the lively Turkey holiday resort of Bodrum, and the magnificent beach at Bitez. Beaches in the Konacik holiday region enjoy an excellent reputation for watersport adventure. Boat trips often provide snorkelling equipment while professional dive schools provide expert tuition and exciting diving excursions. Surfers head for beaches at Bitez, Turgutreis and Ortakent.