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Yaliciftlik Area Guide

When you buy property in Yaliciftlik - Bodrum, you invest in a beautifully preserved destination of Turkey's Aegean coast, with stunning nature and rural charm. Untouched by tourism and highly respected by locals, Yaliciftlik keeps an ambience of old-school charm and adherence to bohemian roots that entraps many first-time visitors to fall in love with the place. Property investors searching for apartments and villas in Yaliciftlik will adore the Aegean climate, focusing on hot summers, and the beautiful nature is a bonus.

Marking the entrance of the Gulf of Gokova and facing the Datca peninsula, traditional gulet boats on Blue Cruise voyage routes of the Bodrum peninsula dock into Yaliciftlik Bay for passengers to swim in hidden coves fronted by scenic views of pine forests. Yaliciftlik's beaches are also the meeting point during the day and night. Relaxation and laid-back summer fun top the community social agenda, and this theme continues into the nightlife, where seaside restaurants serve candlelit dinners alfresco style, along with fresh fish and seafood cuisine. Yaliciftlik town has beautiful beaches and blue waters, and is an impressive bay covered with pine trees that oozes old-world charm.

Getting to Yaliciftlik in Bodrum

This coastal resort is 10 kilometres from Bodrum and 34 kilometres from Bodrum airport. To get to Yaliciftlik, Bodrum airport, with frequent summer flights, is 45-minute' drive away. Otherwise, the central bus station in Bodrum town centre connects locals to the rest of Turkey via cheap and frequent bus routes.

Yaliciftlik and Ciftlikkoy

Roughly 4250 people live in Yaliciftlik, including Çiftlikköy, a nearby farming village. During summer, the population exceeds fifty thousand, as tourists flock to enjoy the delights. Ciftlikkoy sits roughly 4 kilometres from Yaliciftlik village centre, and this hidden secret earns fame for fig trees. Stone houses are typical, and farmers grow pine honey, figs, olives, olive oil, and animal husbandry. Some open their gardens to serve organic ingredients for breakfast and BBQs, which makes this a popular weekend getaway for Turks. Additionally, nearby Syangela ruins, an attraction for walkers, are in the Alazeytin neighbourhood in Çiftlik town.

Sandy Beaches and Sailing

Yaliciftlik beach fronts the bay, and 5-star private beach hotels, holiday villages and hostels attract seasonal holidaymakers. Along with these businesses, water sports are offered in private beach businesses. Yaliciftlik also attracts daily boat tours and yachts departing from Bodrum and surrounding towns. One popular day out is boat trips to Orak Island, opposite the mouth of the Gulf of Gokova. A cave with purple sponges on the island's southern side attracts scuba divers. Orak Island is a hidden corner of the Bodrum peninsula, known for its golden sand and where daily boat trips stop. Otherwise, sail to Black Island or take Gulet tours of nearby Greek islands.

Real estate in Yaliciftlik

Due to the secluded atmosphere, property for sale in Yaliciftlik is less than in other districts of the Bodrum peninsula. However, buyers are grabbing that hedonistic lifestyle that encases and makes Bodrum globally famous. Perhaps you are looking at land for sale to build your home or detached villas for privacy, in which case Yaliciftlik is perfect. A house in this peninsula's green nature is less likely to be a designer penthouse style apartment but more of a stone-built villa next to a garden with swimming pool access.

From Yaliciftlik to Bodrum Town

Offering holidaymakers and property owners pure, untouched solitude, Yaliciftlik is close to everything needed for all-year-round living. Yaliciftlik has much to offer in the countryside for day trips. Still, there are more popular attractions in the surrounding peninsula.

For more daytime or evening action, Bodrum city centre, just a short distance away, is where everything happens. The nightlife scene is one of Turkey's best, and the abundance of restaurants to choose from ensures delightful dining. As an esteemed Turkish Riviera destination, Bodrum town is also where to set sail on short gulet cruises of the Aegean coast's calm waters.

Bodrum Castle and the underwater archaeology museum sit by the marina and harbour leading up cobbled streets to the old quarter. The Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology attracts many people since the building holds the world's oldest shipwreck ever found. Other nearby attractions include the Bodrum Amphitheatre and the Halicarnassus mausoleum ruins, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Bodrum Port City is popular with retirees and holiday homeowners.

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