Bitez is a small village resort located in South West Turkey on the Bodrum Peninsula. It is a lot quieter than its lively neighbours Bodrum and Gumbet.
This laid-back, traditional style makes it a popular for choice for holidaymakers seeking a relaxing beach break with some water sports and nearby excursions available.
Who is Bitez suitable for?
The sand and shingle beach at Bitez make it an ideal destination for families and those wanting to take part in water sports. The gently shelving sand is suitable for children and the shelter of the bay provides ideal conditions for wind surfing and surfing.
The crescent shaped beach also offers scuba diving, parasailing and water-skiing for sports enthusiasts.
Sightseeing in Bitez
Although Bitez is a small resort it is ideally placed for visiting local attractions. Many visitors take a ferry to the islands of Kos or Rhodes for a day.
A wander through the town's mandarin groves is a perfect way to escape the sun for a few hours. Or why not wile away the hours cruising around the bay in a gullet, a traditional sailing boat.
Walking and hiking is popular on a Bitez holiday, with trails leading up into the mountains and pine forests that line the resort.
The nearby ruins of Ephesus contain buildings dating back to 550 BC. Amongst them you'll find The Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Eating out in Bitez
A holiday to Bitez is quiet and relaxed both during the day and in the evening but still offers a good range of dining options. You can wander along the resort and take your pick from a variety of restaurants, including Chinese, Indian and Mexican. Hotel restaurants are open to the public and give you extra choice.
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