The marinas on both sides of the Güllük Gulf have agreed to launch
daily boat shuttles between Didim and Yalıkavak.
The shuttle service, which started on 1 August, reduces the almost 3 hour
land journey to 40 minutes by sea.
The shuttle times are 7am, 11am and 1:30pm from Port Bodrum Yalıkavak;
and back at 8:30am, 12:15pm and 8pm from D-Marin Didim Marina.
The hydrofoil that runs the route has 30 passengers capacity. Tickets are
priced 35TL one way, and 60TL return.
For bookings, call Port Bodrum Yalıkavak on 0252.311 0611 or Didim
D-Marin on 0256.813 8081.
A NEW golf resort is taking shape about an hour away from Didim, it has
Club La Costa Resorts & Hotels will open a new resort in Kusadasi next
Kusadasi Golf & Spa will be a first for both the resort developer, and
Turkey, comprising a unique, mixed use residential development complete
with its own 18-hole, par 72 golf course, spa, shops, sports and on-site
The resort is set on a hilltop, close to one of the region’s most
spectacular stretches of coast, “Long Beach”, and is just 11 km from
The golf-and-spa resort is designed as a self-contained “village”,
ultimately comprising 2,000 luxury accommodations, the golf course, a spa
with Turkish bath, swimming pools, an aqua park, sports facilities,
restaurants and bars, as well as shops.
It’s CLC’s second project in Turkey; Apollonium Spa & Beach Resort
on Bozbuk Bay opened in 2009.
Roy Peires, chairman and founder of Club La Costa, said: “Turkey is a
great destination for us and the bonus of a golf course adds something new
to the diversity of holiday experiences we offer and which we are
continually seeking to expand.”
Kusadasi Golf & Spa offers panoramic views across the Aegean to the
Greek island of Samos, and will be open to guests starting next summer
Club La Costa Resorts & Hotels, founded in 1984, operates mixed use
resorts across Europe and has its own yacht club.