Turgutreis guide - Nightlife & things to do!
Turgutreis is the 2nd largest town on the Bodrum peninsular and is named after the respected 16th century admiral, Turgut Reis. This page is a guide to the best things to do!
Turgutreis Boat trips and yacht charters
Turgutreis marina is the perfect starting point for a bareboat yacht charter. We can arrange Catamarans and Yachts for your holiday.
Daily gulet trips to the surrounding islands and bays, and trips to the Greek Island of Kos and Kalimnos can be arranged here.
Dogus Turgutreis Marina
Even if you are not interested in Yachts there are plenty of things to do in the marina; a great range of shops, bars and restaurants.
Turgutreis Scuba Diving
Prior to 2001 the area was closed to scuba diving due to the unknown quantity of amphora and treasures that littered the sea. Turgutreis is now home to many diving companies allowing divers of all levels the opportunity to benefit from the crystal clear waters and see the rich array of aquatic life.
Turgutreis has many bars providing a lively nightlife. The Boom cafe in the Marina is a real hit, as are several other bars on the edge of the resort. While the best night clubs can be found in Bodrum, Turgutreis also has two night clubs.
Turgutreis has plenty of shops providing holiday essentials as well as gifts and souvenirs. Saturdays is market day, the town fills up with villagers bringing either clothes for sale or fresh local produce that are a feast for the eyes and taste buds!
Turgutreis Restaurants and Cafe's
There is a great range of restaurants and cafe's, from fast food (McDonalds), cafe's serving English breakfasts to brilliant fish restaurants and traditional Turkish food.
For a romantic meal; the waterfront is the best place where you can watch the sunsets.
The best fish restaurants; offering the freshest fish and value for money, are situated behind Migros. Here you choose your fish from the fishmongers which is then cooked by your restaurant.
The valleys and hills surrounding Turgutreis are great for horse riding. One of the best places in Bodrum is the Turgutreis Countryranch, which has 27 well looked after horses. The horse riding at the ranch is suitable for all levels; pony trekking for kids and Horse Safari tours for adults (3 routes)
Turgutreis Buses (Dolmus)
Regular buses connect the town with nearby villages, hotels, and villa's. The Domuses run till about 5am in high season and out of season this varies. The Dolmus station is situated behind the Migros supermarket.