Bodrum / Gündoğan
A page from history, a piece of paradise…
The fascinating Bodrum Castle, built on the peninsula that joins the East and West Marinas, dazzling white houses of Bodrum lacing the shores, quaint and colorful side-streets, ancient ruins and water cisterns, traditional Bodrum schooners, blue voyages, Herodotus the father of history, the Mausoleum one of the World Wonders, the pristine beaches and the boundless freedom makes Bodrum one of a kind.
Known as Farilya in ancient times, Gündoğan (rising sun) is one of the older settlements of Bodrum Peninsula. Traditionally a fishing and sponge-hunting village supplemented with olives and tangerines, Gündoğan is also enjoying the benefits of tourism in our day.
The Gündoğan township is snuggled on the skirts of a rocky hill that houses the ruins of monasteries, as well as a church and a mosque, highlighting its rich cultural heritage.
The breathtaking coast of Gündoğan is surrounded by tangerine, olive and pine trees. The Yali Mosque and the ancient windmills on the shore, like the Rabbit and Apostle Islands just across the sea make the whole setting that much more dreamlike. The clear sea around Gündoğan is also a haven for underwater photographers.
At Gündoğan, which also means "sunrise", Casa Costa Hotel gives travel connoisseurs the chance to enjoy Bodrum's sea, sun, cuisine, culture and much more.