Cheap Yalikavak Holidays
Feel the sun on your skin and the sand between your toes on a Yalikavak holiday. Once a sleepy fishing town, Yalikavak is now a thriving holiday resort that’s full of Turkish charm and brimming with an array of unique boutiques, friendly eateries and laidback bars. Boasting a gorgeous stretch of sandy beach that’s lapped by calm, crystal clear waters it’s an ideal place to enjoy a relaxing beach holiday. It’s also surrounded by a fantastically lush landscape, so when you’re feeling restless there is plenty of inland adventure to get your teeth into. Whether you’re looking for a slow paced holiday full of sun, sea and plenty of sand or a destination to soak up the true Turkish way of life, look no further than Yalikavak.
Please note that UK Passport holders arriving in Turkey from 10 April 2014 need to obtain an e-visa online before travel. You can apply for your e-visa on www.evisa.gov.tr
Things to do in Yalikavak
Whether you’re looking to take it easy in the sun or enjoy a holiday that’s jam-packed from the word go, look no further than Yalikavak. With a myriad of scenic highlights on its doorstep, a beautiful beach to call its own and located no more than a stone’s throw away from the bustling town of Bodrum, there are plenty of attractions on offer. In Yalikavak, you can enjoy a holiday that’s as lively or laid back as you wish.
Conveniently located on the northern shore of the Bodrum Peninsula, Yalikavak is perfectly placed for exploring the nearby captivating town of Bodrum. Take a day trip there and wander the winding streets of the old town, marvel at the fascinating ruins of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus or enjoy delving into Turkish meze at its best. Bodrum has also been frequently visited by some of the hottest celebrities, so you’ll never know who you might end up rubbing shoulders with!
On a Yalikavak holiday you really can get away from it all and forget about the world as you kick back and relax on the sun-soaked beaches. The village has one main beach, but you’ll find it relatively free of crowds all year round; so you’ll always find a quiet spot to lay your towel. The calm waters make it a heavenly spot for families and it’s perfect those who just want to take a quick dip when the heat gets too much. When you’re feeling peckish, you’ll have a handful of waterside restaurants and bars to take shade in, so pick a plate and tantalise your taste buds with some excellent seafood dishes. You’ll also be in the prime spot to marvel at the beautiful mountainous scenery that backs along the beach.
Yalikavak holidays - full of Turkish delights
Your first stop on a Yalikavak holiday has to be a trip to the centre of this traditional Turkish town. You’ll find plenty of activity with specialist markets run throughout the week, and a wealth of family-run restaurants and cosy bars where you can enjoy a quiet drink when the sun goes down. There’s also a beautiful marina to visit called Palmarina, where you can enjoy a drink or some meze as you watch the spectacular yachts that bob along the docks.
If you’re after some action and adventure, you won’t need to go far. Surrounded by beautiful hills, ancient villages and iconic landmarks, there’s plenty to see and do. Visit the Panormus Rock Caves to get up close to fascinating stone carvings and see spectacular views of the bay below, take a hilly hike up the mountain and discover the abandoned village of Sandima or venture into the hills and seek out the three derelict windmills that lay hidden away. Wherever your travels end up taking you, don’t forget your camera as there are plenty of stunning views in Yalikavak.