Yalikavak holidays

Travel Guide & Holidays to Yalikavak, Bodrum, Turkey...


Yalikavak is a peaceful and lively resort located 18 km. from the central Bodrum, on the north-west coast of the Bodrum peninsula. Yalikavak is famous for its windmills, mandarins, fresh fish and sponges. The windmills welcoming the visitors at the resort's entrance, the panoramic views in each sunset, its crystal clear waters make Yalikavak a popular holiday resort on the Bodrum peninsula.


Yalikavak welcomes thousands of tourist every year with its lovely nature, fine beaches, crystal clear waters and lively nights. Yalikavak has all the necessary tourist services. Great number of Bodrum locals also live at Yalikavak.



Things to Do in Yalikavak

Windmills of Yalikavak are worth a visit and see both situated on the hills and on the coasts. The numerous windmills show that the resort is popular for its wind. The region is the most wind taking ones in the Bodrum peninsula which make the resort a popular place for windsurfing lovers. Even in the very hot summers, the resort remains cool and preferred for many holidaymakers.

  • Yalikavak Windmill by Yilmaz Ovunc

  • Yalikavak Marina by Yilmaz Ovunc

As for beaches; there are variety of nice and blue flagged beaches with crystal clear waters in Yalikavak. Holidaymakers may do variety of water sports at the Yalikavak beaches. Yalikavak Public Beach is the main beach of Yalikavak. The beach is 200 meters long sandy and blue flagged. The nearby coves of Pasa, Tilkicik and Agacbasi offer great beaches for beach lovers. In addition, the beach of Kudur offers great natural beauties as well as Kudur beach is the breeding region for the Mediterranean seals.

As for places to visit and see in Yalikavak; there are variety of lovely villages around Yalikavak that worth a visit and see within a walking distance. The Sandima Village is one of the most popular villages from Yalikavak. Most travellers prefer to make trekking and hiking activities through Sandima Village. The Geris Village is also worth a visit and see. Geris Village is famous for its interesting village houses and breath taking views especially in sunset times.

Yalikavak is also a great destination for yacht tourism that you may see variety of luxury yachts at the Yalikavak port.

As for shopping in Yalikavak; holidaymakers may find many shops and markets at Yalikavak. The Yalikavak Bazaar located at the central Yalikavak is a great place to make shopping. There is also a big shopping center that houses luxury shops.


Accommodation in Yalikavak

As for accommodation in Yalikavak; there are wide range of accommodation opportunities in Yalikavak ranging from quality Yalikavak hotels, Yalikavak apartments and Yalikavak holiday villas.