Akbuk set at the foot of gently sloping mountains and extending around a beautiful turquoise blue bay is fast becoming a hot spot for British buyers. For lovers of peace and tranquillity coupled with breathtaking views this is definitely the place to be. Although not a throbbing tourist resort, Akbuk offers a charm and a feel of real Turkish living.
Akbuk was made a township in 1991 and has continued to develop due to careful planning. Most of the infrastructure is in place and with its beautiful calm beaches; Akbuk is an ideal resort for the connoisseur who enjoys beautiful scenery tranquillity and water sports. Many people have visited Akbuk from the big cites of the world and gone on to make the decision to stay and enjoy their retirement. Akbuk has been explored by tour operators in recent years yet still remains unspoilt offering something a little different in comparison to resorts like Altinkum, Kusadasi and
Akbuk used to be a small fishing port where the fishermen would go to catch delicious Aegean Sea bass. Today, However, Akbuk is rapidly growing into an elite tourist resort with its holiday complexes as well as summer houses, villas, harbour, and hotels.
The economy in Akbuk is now more related to tourism with local fishermen using their boats for trips around Akbuk bay during the summer months. During your visit to Akbuk, the Chapel on the coast line close to town centre is very well preserved and is open to the general public.
Akbuk has currently has holiday complexes, 3 star hotels, a 4 star hotel and also a holiday complex with a 5 star rating. Traditional guest houses are also available throughout the summer season along with restaurants by the sea where delicious fish and local food can be enjoyed at very reasonable prices.
Akbuk has a good range of shops and markets selling food, produce, tools and hardware. There are doctors, dentists, schools and a bus station with regular services going to all of the neighbouring towns including Altinkum, Soke and Kusadasi. Bodrum Airport can be accessed via a beautiful scenic road winding through the mountains or if preferred via the traditional route passing lake Bafa. Both routes taking approximately 1 hour.
The unique terrain at Akbuk with its mountain backdrop and gently sloping land leading from the sea and slowly upwards gives an opportunity for most villas to enjoy a sea view. There are 2 small island within the bay, cheap swiss replica watches
which are uninhabited due to local council bylaws, which add to make the overall views of the entire bay truly spectacular.