Yalikavak, described as the St Tropez of Turkey, lies at the North-West corner of the Bodrum Peninsula, 17 km or 10 miles from Bodrum and used to be a fishing and sponge divers village. The permanent inhabitants of Yalikavak number around 6,800 people.
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This fertile coastal region is ideal for sailing and all water sports and attracts many foreign yachts to the harbour that once sheltered mainly fishing boats. Yalikavak is renown for superb sunsets and its unspoilt beaches and sparkling clean sea is one of the few remaining abodes of the endangered Monachus Monachus Mediterranean seals and therefore a protected area. In 2002 Yalikavak Bay was awarded the "Blue Flag" for its clean waters.
Yalikavak really spoils you for choice on where to eat and drink whether it be along the promenade looking out across the sea or right in amongst the little fishing harbour. Shops are plentiful where you are able to pick up those essentials or take a little time to find that perfect holiday gift. Whatever you are after Yalikavak is sure to have it in abundance.
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Yalikavak is popularly known as the St Tropez of Turkey. Yalikavak lies at the North West corner of the Bodrum Peninsula approximately 17 km away from Bodrum itself. Yalikavak was once a sleepy fishing and sponge diving port, and even today is only home to a small population of just under 7,000 people. The fertile coastal region is ideal for sailing and all forms of water sport and attracts many foreign yachts to its idyllic marina/harbour.
We have a fabulous selection of holiday villas in Yalikavak. Each one is situated in a great location, within easy reach of the village centre. Yalikavak has something for everyone. There are an abundance of bars and restaurants to choose from, both on the sea front promenade and in amongst the sleepy fishing harbour. There are also a wide variety of shops to choose from too.
Most of our Yalikavak holiday villas have access to a private pool where you can relax and unwind. We offer a variety of holiday villas in Yalikavak for families or groups of friends, from modern and spacious 1 and 2 bedroom townhouses, right up to luxury 6 bedroom villas for larger groups.