How to Visit Bodrum in the Winter: The Ultimate Off-Season Travel Guide

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Bodrum is more than just a summer vacation spot. Visit during the off-season to enjoy the less crowded streets and peaceful nature.

When it comes to the warmest months of the year, Turkey’s thriving summer resorts don’t require much explanation. But have you ever wondered what happens when the temperatures dip below 20 degrees Fahrenheit and the crowds depart for the year? The peninsula’s off-season charm may be one of Turkey’s best-kept secrets. When you see it for yourself, you’ll wonder why it hasn’t been at the top of your to-do list.

If you own a property in Bodrum,

While your summer neighbors are unlikely to be present (which can be good or bad), and some of your regular haunts will appear more vibrant than others, you’ll still find everything you need to feel at home in your second home.

Cooking and eating in 

Local bazaars, like they do throughout the summer, provide a range of fresh, seasonal vegetables. The fish are especially plentiful now that the fishing season has begun. Accept the challenge and prepare it at home, or choose your favorite and let the pros prepare it for you. Local Seafood Markets are the best places to get the freshest fish.

Continuing to practice old patterns

There are numerous ways to maintain your workout program or to begin a new interest. Sport centers in Bodrum hotels are well-equipped and provide significant discounts if you sign up during the off-season. Furthermore, there will be no lineups to your favorite equipment.

Shop until you drop.

As you may have discovered throughout the summer, all of your favorite fashion labels have a presence in Bodrum. What you don’t realize is that the boutiques stay open all year, offering great deals on products that have long been sold out in Istanbul.

Sail away

Although stormy weather is not uncommon, times of calm sea are long and regularly expected. Berths along the coast may be difficult to find due to the low number of boats on the move, but if you have one that serves you all winter, you may want to contemplate daily back-and-forth journeys during that time.

If you have a lot of idle time

It doesn’t happen very frequently these days, but every now and again, an additional dose of free time emerges on the calendar. With a minimum of seven days off, you can make a small investment in your personal fitness and health. Following the newest health trends and experiencing a true renaissance in recent years, Bodrum is gradually transforming into a year-round “slow living” destination, assisting busy travelers and like-minded locals in re-establishing work-life balance. The peaceful surroundings are an added plus.

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