Bodrum is a Turkish port town in Muğla Province, in the southwestern Aegean Region of the country. It is on the southern coast of Bodrum Peninsula and faces the Greek island of Kos.
It is an international center of tourism and yachting.
In ancient times the city was called Halicarnassus of Caria, was home to the famous Greek historian Herodotus and was the site of one of the Ancient Wonders of the World; The Mausoleum of Mausolus.Bodrum Castle overlooks the harbour and the International Marina and contains a museum of underwater archaeology and the town retains its charm despite the crowds and development. </p>
The waters around Bodrum are ideal for diving and snorkeling. Professional instructors are available for all levels of competence, from beginners to experienced. There are several water sport centers all over the peninsula who rent out equipment and arrange excursions. Water skiing and windsurfing are also available.
Recently two Aqua parks have opened for family fun.