Akbük

Akbuk, about 24 km from Didim, is located on the Gulf of Akbuk. Surrounded by mountains and pine forests and a scenic coastline of 15 km of white sand beaches, Akbuk is one of the most beautiful vacation spots in the region Didim.

The idyllic atmosphere of the former small fishing village, some hotels have discovered for yourself, so here are several 5 star hotels. In the center of Akbuk there are a number of smaller hotels that are open all year. Akbuk is ideal for vacationers who want to make the water look for peace and quiet and surrounded by beautiful scenery.

The first settlements in Akbuk to the 4th Millennium b.c. back, which also Mycenaean finds were discovered. In the 6th Century b.c., the area was given the name to the current Akbük Teichioussa. According Teikhes (water wall), since it was in the south of the former capital of Miletus and was the area south of the Ionian Again, a Branchidae-stature with the inscriptions Ben Teichieussa was found Khares the son of the governor Klesis and see now in the British Museum. Before the ottoman period Akbuk was under the rule of the Principality of Menteseoglulari who had their former residence in Milas. From Ottoman period (1456-1923) a small church in the town center of Akbuk has been preserved.

In the summer season there are daily markets in Akbuk, where you can buy fruit and vegetables, clothes and souvenirs. In the center of Akbuk see small fish restaurants where you can sample here in the Gulf of Akbuk caught fish, sea bream especially.

Local mini busses run every 20 minutes between Altinkum - Akbuk and every 20 minutes between Söke - Akbük.If you are coming by car from the direction of Izmir, turn right onto the 2nd road after crossing from Akbuk and you get past the big hotel complexes, according to Akbuk. Then you see the small island Sapli Ada on her right side. From here you have a beautiful view of the bay of Akbuk. Continue to the center and discover the cozy atmosphere of the place.