Rixos Premium Bodrum has been built on a 187 thousand sqm area in the heart of nature on the Bay of Zeytinli Kahve, which is one of the most precious locations on the Bodrum Peninsula surrounded by Calabrian pines and evergreens. The hotel is at a 25 km distance from the Milas-Bodrum Airport and only 10 km away from Bodrum, a world-class centre of entertainment. There are a number of touristic and historical relics as well as virgin coves and shopping centres to visit during your stay at Rixos Premium Bodrum. Combining history, nature and luxury, Bodrum is a destination to satisfy the expectations of every visitor!
Bodrum is a world-class touristic centre in Turkey famous for its natural, cultural and historical beauties. There are a number of beaches and coves to be visited in Bodrum including Bitez, Ortakent, Akyarlar, Gunbatimi Beach, Aspat Beach, Karaincir, Yalikavak, Guvercinlik and Gumusluk. The settlement formerly known as Halicarnassus is the city where the Mausoleum, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, was formerly standing. Appealing to everybody with its rich history and nature, Bodrum is particularly famous as a centre of entertainment.
One of the most famous historical relics on the Mediterranean, the Bodrum Castle built by the Saint John Knights attracts many domestic and foreign tourists every year. The Bodrum Underwater Archaeology Museum inside the Bodrum Castle is also one of the few underwater museums in the world. The Bodrum Castle and Bodrum Underwater Archaeology Museum should definitely be visited during your stay at Rixos Premium Bodrum.
Another historical relic to visit during your stay at Rixos Premium Bodrum is the Ancient Amphitheatre of Bodrum, which is one of the oldest amphitheatres in Anatolia. In the characteristic form of the traditional amphitheatres, the historic artefact hosts a number of events and festivals even today.
The ruins of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, which is also listed among the Seven Wonders of the World, salutes the visitors as one of the most remarkable works in Bodrum.
Once a giant mausoleum crowned by a 21-step pyramid ornamented by 36 columns in the Ionic order and a 46 m high race chariot on its top, the Mausoleum is a unique relic to visit during your holiday in Bodrum.
The ancient city of Pedesa approximately 5 km away from the centre of Bodrum is a popular destination for archaeology enthusiasts. According to Homer, the Leleges have settled in Halicarnassus after the War of Troy and established many cities there. One of the most important of these cities is Pedesa where the archaeological excavations have shed light to the history of the area.
Another interesting site in Yalikavak, Bodrum features old windmills. Although the windmills have not been well-preserved until our day, the area is still an interesting secluded destination for photo enthusiasts. Do not forget to take your camera with you!
Bargylia in the vicinity of Bodrum is a destination where the Mediterranean is as placid as a lake. This lovely and tranquil place contains the ruins of the ancient city of Bargylia. In addition, the Tuzla River in the region is a favourite spot of bird watchers. Bargylia is an ideal destination to discover the local nature and history and enjoy a spectacular view on a backdrop of ancient ruins.