Situated at the south-western part of Bodrum peninsula, Akyarlar is also known as being the closest point to the Greek island of Kos. Its history has roots in a traditional Turkish village that relied on fishing and sponge diving for its main income. Today is also a popular windsurfing destination due to the strong winds that breeze in.
Life in Akyarlar is all about enjoyment and relaxation. Akyarlar boasts the most beautiful seascape on the entire Bodrum peninsula. A day spent in the sea can be rounded off nicely by a fresh fish dinner in a one of the restaurants, known as Lokantasi, which offer famous Turkish cuisine. The powdery sand of Akyarlar's beach is very popular among beach connoisseurs of all ages.