Yalikavak Guide

Yalikavak, one of the most preferred Bodrum resorts, is also one of the most developed districts. Due to Yalıkavak Marina, many famous hotels and restaurants have started to prefer Yalikavak for their new branches, and the number of them seems to increase. We can say that Yalikavak, which hosts many hotels, restaurants, beach clubs and bars, has become the second central point of Bodrum.

Yalikavak is 52 kilometers from Bodrum Milas Airport and 18 kilometers from Bodrum center. It is possible to reach the town from the airport by a road journey of approximately one hour. You can arrive the town with a 30-minute drive from the city center. During the summer period, many public transportation services are organized from Bodrum Holiday city center and Turgutreis to Yalikavak. It is also possible to reach Yalikavak by public transport from all districts of Bodrum.


Places to Visit in Yalikavak

There are not many places to visit in Yalikavak. Yalıkavak Marina ranks first among the places visited by those who prefer Yalikavak for their holidays. Another must-see place among the places to visit in Yalikavak is the Yalikavak Bazaar.

Yalikavak Marina

Yalikavak Marina, where luxury yachts come from all over the world, is also a very attractive place to visit. There are cafes, luxury restaurants and luxury shopping malls in the marina. Brands such as Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Bvlgari are a few of the stores in the marina. In addition, Yalıkavak Marina also has two different concept boutique hotels; Yalikavak Marina Boutique Hotel and Yalikavak Marina Beach Hotel.


Windmills attract most visitors with their scenery. These windmills are considered symbols of the town. Only one of the historical windmills is still in operation. This historic windmill has actually been properly restored and turned into a restaurant. You can choose it for your breakfast or a dinner in this restaurant, which has a magnificent view. It only takes a 10-minute drive to see the Windmill, which is five kilometers from Yalıkavak Marina.

Pirates Inn Cactus Aquapark

Pirates Inn Cactus Aquapark is one of the places to visit in Yalikavak, which should not be overlooked, especially for families with children. Pirates Inn Cactus Aquapark, located in the Yalikavak branch of the Cactus Inn hotel group, is a large modern aquapark built on an area of 4500 square meters in Tilkicik Bay.The total length of the slides of the park is 534 meters. The park, which has 9 different slides, also has a secure children’s pool. The aquapark, which appeals to both children and adults, is a great alternative to have a fun time.

Yalikavak Bazaar Street

It is a street with shops selling small and large souvenirs lined up left and right. You should definitely visit the street where these beautiful souvenir shops are located. You can find handmade bracelets, necklaces, trinkets or local clothes on this street.

In addition to visiting all these places, you can swim in Yalikavak and join boat tours. In addition to all these, you can spend your nights having fun in luxury nightclubs.

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