Bozburun is a cape on the far end on the southwest of Marmaris, situated in one of the bays of the Sombeki Gulf. It is 45 kilometers from central Marmaris and one of the most secluded places in the region.
How it is like?
Bozburun is famous for its wonderful bay, fresh sea food at the restaurants, organic village life, shipyards, workshops and slipways on the shore, blue cruising yachts and gulets, yacht club and ancient city of Larymna.
Bozburun is mostly known by the yachtsmen. Life is so calm and quite in Bozburun. There are not many large tourist facilities in Bozburun but the facilities are small but very quality ones.
The environment is quite barren compared to the other regions of Marmaris. There are few hotels and pensions for accommodation and several very good fish restaurants in Bozburun that worth a taste.
Locals mostly grow their own vegetables in their house gardens and also collect eggs from their poultry houses. Locals also go fishing daily and that makes the town a popular place for fresh fish and sea products. Every sight and facilities within Bozburun is in a walking distance so locals mostly use bikes to get around.
Bozburun is well know with the boat workshops as the very popular Gulets are made here. There are many small shipyards, workshops and slipways on the shore forming an exciting view.
Top Things to Do & See
In Bozburun, you may enjoy a quite holiday at the few hotels and pensions.
Bozburun also hosts lots of calm coves around to be discover and moor by boats, yachts and gulets. There is also a yacht club in Bozburun for yachting and sailing lovers.
The few remnants of the ancient city of Larymna is nearby the village on the Asar Hill. It takes about 45 minutes to reach the hill and you may a hiking. The city walls and grave remnants are spread around the region. Bozburun has a nice landscape from the top.
Boat trips are made to the side coves around.
The popular Saranda district in Sogut village is also wortha visit and see as it is about 5 km. away from Bozbururn.
There you can enjoy the stunning views of the Sombeki Inlet and Simi Island at sunset. The ancient cities of Tafllıca and Phoinix are also worth a visit and see there.
Where to Stay?
We recommend you make your hotel search and book online via the world’s biggest online hotel booking websites. You can get really good discounts and find the best prices with a match.
- Trivago Bozburun Hotels (Trivago claims that they guarantee the best price with their price matching system)
- Agoda Bozburun Hotels (Agoda claims that if you find the same hotel cheaper elsewhere, they will refund the difference)
How to Get There?
Bozburun is located about 50 kilometres on the southwest from central Marmaris.
You need to follow the Marmaris-Datca Road. You can also find midi buses going to Hisaronu from central Marmaris.
Airport Transfers to/from Bozburun
If you are a group or a family with kids or having lots of luggage with you, than we highly recommend you private transfers. The Havas airport shuttles will bring you to at the Intercity Bus Terminal of Marmaris and you’ll need to take a taxi from there again. Private transfers will drive you just to the entrance of your hotel.
As for private shuttle transfers, we highly recommend Tranigo (a Turkish company operating since 1996, and partnered with renowned names like Hertz, Thrifty, Budget, and many reliable and efficient local suppliers) as we recently booked with them had a great trip to our hotel.
It offers low-priced, fixed rate private shuttles that include meet-and-greet airport pickups and luggage assistance. Their large selection of comfortable taxis, minivans, luxurious cars and 6-19+ passenger minibuses can match any need while ensuring quick and safe travels to and from Dalaman airport (DLM).