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Bitez

Coordinates 37°1'32.00" N - 27°22'34.00" E
Chart No 311

Bitez Yalısı is after Aktur on the E side of this large bay. The northern side affords adeaquate shelter except from southerlies. The stream at the western side lies in. This part is shallow and marshy. There is a windsurf school in the vicinity. Swimming buoys are placed along the shore line. Boats can anchor off the buoys in the depths of 4-10 meters. Pay attention for buoys and swimming platforms while dropping anchor. Strong wind swells are funneled down from the mountains at night. Care is needed, ease your chain as much as possible.You can go ashore by your dinghy and obtain provisions. The settings are attractive.  Hotel and restaurants settlements are well planned and organized. The quay on the east is managed by Bitez Municipality. Boat berthing capacity is 12 (Bitez Municipality: 252-363 80 51- Attendant phone:532-285 55 13). Anchor is to be dropped for berthing. This quay and concrete pier with its annex gets very crowded in summer. Tripper boats are commonly berthing. Diving excursions are arranged from this quay. Advance booking is required to be withness of underwater beauties of Bodrum. Shower facilities of the pier is well equipped. A cafe within pier provides wireless connection. Fuel can be obtained from truck-tanker.

Name of the town Bitez Yalısı is derived from Greek mythology, meaning; vineyards and gardens.

The village with its citrus orchards and olive trees, retains its original tranquility.

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00:00 PRESSURE1017 hPa
11°C 14 knots
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11°C 16 knots
06:00 PRESSURE1014 hPa
11°C 16 knots
09:00 PRESSURE1015 hPa
11°C 13 knots
12:00 PRESSURE1016 hPa
13°C 8 knots
15:00 PRESSURE1015 hPa
13°C 10 knots
18:00 PRESSURE1015 hPa
13°C 8 knots
21:00 PRESSURE1016 hPa
12°C 6 knots