Car Rental in Bodrum – Milas Airport
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The Milas-Bodrum airport is located in the south-west of Turkey. It serves the city of Bodrum – some thirty-six kilometers away – and Milas – sixteen kilometers away. From the airport the best way to visit the country is certainly by hiring a car in one of the several car hire agencies active in the airport (among which there are Budget, Alamo, Europcar, Sixt, and Enterprise.) On GoCarRental.com you can compare the prices of each agency and get a bargain price. Moreover, you can reserve your car at home, well in advance. Once you are in the airport, you will only need to reach for the desk of the car hire agency you have chosen. There, just show your reservation voucher, a valid ID, your credit card as warranty, and your driving license.
What to do in Bodrum – Milas Airport
If you have chosen Bodrum, you probably love sea. Well, you made the right choice. Bodrum was called “the land of eternal blue” by the poet Homer. The area hosts an outstanding 700,000 people in the summer months, when Bodrum becomes particularly alluring because of its city center and its beaches. Among these, let us mention Turgutreis, Gümüşlük, Yalıkavak, Gündoğan, Göltürkbükü, Torba, Yalıçiftlik, Gümbet, Bitez, and Ortakent, wonderful seaside areas that enchant their visitors with typical white-washed houses adorned by blue windows and a wild lively flora. Now, to Bodrum city center.
You can start by the famous Castle, a symbol of the city. Another must-see in Bodrum will make history lovers drool out of pleasure. We are talking about the remains of the Mausoleum, an elegant funerary monument that in ancient times was reckoned one of the Seven Wonders. At night, you can either go to the several fisherman pubs and restaurants that offer typical dishes and sweets of Turkish tradition. After dinner, you can choose among rock-bars, traditional clubs dancing to Fasil music, and other clubs with both traditional and foreign sounds. Barlar Sokağı, Cumhuriyet Caddesi, Neyzen Tevfik Caddesi, Azmakbaşı are all very good streets for a night out or an intense shopping session.
The remains of the Mausoleum
Aspat, the Venetian Castle
Driving near Bodrum – Milas Airport
There are many interesting spots to see from Milas Bodrum airport. Bodrum is the most famous and touristic city around. However, the whole area is rich in beaches, old fisherman villages, and Greek and Roman remains. Fourteen kilometers away from Bodrum, for instance, you can see Aspat, a Venetian Castle now partly collapsed. The ancient city of Termera was here founded at the time of King Mausolus and the whole bay turned for a long time into a shelter against pirates. In summer, in Aspat there is a very important painting conference with interesting contemporary pieces of art exhibited. On the Milas – Bodrum route, twenty kilometers after Milas and right after the juncture for the village of Gökçeler, you will reach Uyku Vadisi (Değirmendere Kanyonu). Uyku Vadisi and the “İncirli Mağara” cave (Gökçeler Mağarası) are mandatory stops in your tour. The cave is a 335-meter-long reserved area. Karaada island, four miles from Bodrum, is a beloved stop for travellers in daytime and nighttime. Its water and mud are said to be healthy and curative of some illnesses. It is even said that Cleopatra’s beauty was because of this mud. You can also take a break in the cave’s spa and eventually refresh in the wonderful Karaada island sea.