Bitez is one of the most green and unspoiled settlement areas of the peninsula. Its beaches are highly convenient for windsurfing.
Gümbet is only 3 km away from Bodrum town centre.
Developing drastically over the recent years, Gümbet has become an independent holiday area, with a large number of hotels, bars, restaurants and discos. Gümbet is also a popular area for water sports.
Ortakent, the next bay to Bitez, is 13 km to Bodrum town centre.
Ortakent hosts its guests with a long beach, sea that deepens abruptly, many hotels, bars, cafes and restaurants. Ortakent beaches are highly convenient for water sports.
Kargı and Bağla mesmerise their guests with the clear blue sea of the Aegean.
Kargı and Bağla, two of the most beautiful coves of Bodrum, is also a popular boat trip destination along with many visitors who wish to enjoy the crystal clear sea with a sandy sea floor.
Akyarlar is 22 km and Karaincir is 24 km to Bodrum town centre.
The cove of Akyarlar lies between Akyarlar Point and Koca Point, which is one mile to the east. Akyarlar Bay consists of layers of white rocks which form ravines. Karaincir draws attention with its 500 metre long fine sandy beach as well as its calm sea, which is surrounded by two hills and closed to the northern winds.
Named after one of the most prominent captains of the Ottoman Empire who was born in this region, Turgutreis is 18 km to Bodrum town centre.
With the small Çatal Island situated right across from it, as well as its convenient winds for windsurfing, cool breezes and all kinds of lodging facilities, Turgutreis is one of the most favoured holiday regions.
Kadıkalesi is located 4 km to the north of Turgutreis.
With its lush greenery, Kadıkalesi, an old Leleg settlement, is nowadays in the process of developing as a holiday region. The Hellenistic castle on top of the hill gives the town its name.
Gümüşlük, 24 km to Bodrum town centre, is known as the best preserved, tranquil and peaceful district.
The region is renowned for its fish restaurants located along the shore. You may roll up your trousers and walk through the sea to the Tavşan (Rabbit) Island which is right across the cove.
Yalıkavak is 18 km to Bodrum town centre.
Yalıkavak, where you will come across many windmills, is known for its strong winds. The area, which has become one of the fastest growing tourism regions on the peninsula over the recent years, has a great number of tourism establishments.
Gündoğan is 25 km to Bodrum town centre and only a few minutes away from Yalıkavak.
With its long beach, clear blue sea, historical nature adorned with the lush greenery, it is an ideal place for a tranquil and lively holiday.
Göl-Türkbükü, taking its name from the combination of Gölköy and Türkbükü, is a small town built on top of the ruins of the ancient town of Yeni (New) Karyanda.
Türkbükü, the stamping ground of artists, writers and poets in particular, has become one of the most popular holiday areas of recent years, with its lively night life, stylish and luxurious facilities.
Torba is only 6 km to Bodrum town centre.
One of the closest bays of the peninsula to the town centre, Torba, draws attention with its lush green pine trees. The district, where many high-grade tourism establishments are located, organizes ferry boat trips to Didim.