Introducing holidays to Turkbuku
Aptly named the St. Tropez of Turkey, there’s endless glamour to be found on a holiday to Turkbuku. Nestled between a stunning landscape of pine trees and olive groves, the small town is sheltered from coastal winds while maintaining a sophisticated seaside charm. Ideal for romantic retreats, or for those who fancy a quiet break, it’s no surprise that this part of Turkey is favoured by couples and those jetting off on honeymoon.
The focal point can be found in Turkbuku’s stylish boulevard, which sweeps along the shoreline and boasts numerous places to shop, eat and drink. Soak up the sunshine with a cocktail in hand at one of the many beach clubs, or make an evening of it as you savour delicious local cuisine in one of the town’s favoured restaurants. Whether you’re craving fine dining, laid-back nightlife or a chance to simply soak up Turkey’s sunshine, you’ll soon fall in love with Turkbuku.
Most popular hotels in Turkbuku
Hilton Bodrum Turkbuku Resort
Turkbuku, Aegean Coast
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Life’s a beach
The unique coastal town’s location is what makes your Turkbuku holiday special, offering an ideal base for exploring the coastline. The vibrant marina with its bars and restaurants is a great place to linger for a few hours and if you get bored, there are endless boat trips leaving every day. From here, you’ll encounter a great many beaches away from the tourist hustle and bustle – with hidden hideaways and castaway coves awaiting your visit.
The beaches back in Turkbuku are mainly narrow and gravelly, with rocky outcrops and spectacular settings. You’ll still find many holidaymakers sunning themselves on the shorelines, as well as those cooling from the ever-present sun with a refreshing dip. You’ll notice many wooden swimming docks for this purpose. People watching is an activity in itself on Turkbuku’s beaches, where you’ll find the rich and famous lingering over cocktails or topping up their tans.
While holidays to Turkbuku are focused on sun, sea and sand, there are many surrounding areas worth day-tripping to on your visit. The ancient town of Bodrum is just a 30 minute drive away, and is home to numerous ancient sites and attractions. There are even two original Wonders of the World in this part of Turkey – the Mausoleum of Halicamassus and the remains of the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus. While the attractions can often be busy, they are well worth a visit if you’re in the area. Alternatively, take a leisurely boat tour to the Datca peninsula, where you’ll find the laid back ancient Greek site of Kindos.
Many holidaymakers in the surrounding area head to Turkbuku for nightlife. Its iconic restaurants and bars are often filled with those enjoying the jet set life and menus feature the best in local seafood and intoxicating cocktails. Enjoy the sea breeze across the boardwalk as you look out onto the Aegean Sea, or don your dancing shoes at one of Turkey’s best beach clubs.