Akyarlar is located at the south-western part of Bodrum peninsula, 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.
Akyarlar is a popular windsurfing destination due to the strong winds that breeze in. It boasts the most beautiful seascape on the entire Bodrum peninsula. The powdery sand of Akyarlar's beach is very popular among beach connoisseurs of all ages.
Life in Akyarlar is all about enjoyment and relaxation. 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.