Datça – Muğla – Turkey

GPS : 36°40’42.2″N 27°33’20.0″E / 36.678381, 27.555549

Ovabükü, is the largest bay of the village Mesudiye. With his 600 m long beach it is one of the most beautiful bays of the world. Ovabükü is a quiet and peaceful place. Ovabükü is a small, sheltered cove lying on the east side of Kalaboshi Point. Surrounded by green slopes, the hamlet is home to a permanent population of just thirty eight residents.

Ovabükü is 5 km from Palamutbükü bay with a magnificent place. Small, rocky cape in front of the rock scatter dark nose and divides the plain. First, the Ovabükü a large cove, located in a small bay to the east called the Hayıtbükü. These bays, beach, restaurants and hostels is located. Behind it lies the fertile plains. Half-length of about 1 km from a beach sand, which is half of the gravel.

Ovabükü is a small, mountain-surrounded harbor on the Datça Peninsula. We wound up there only because when we tried to anchor in the crowded ancient harbor of Knidos, our anchor windlass did not respond and we had to quickly pull it in manually to avert disaster. We moved on to the next harbor. So Ovabükü it was, and it was a nice respite.

Mooring :
Anchor in 4 -5 metres on the western side of the bay.

Accommodation : Pensions, Apart Hotels, Hotels, Motels, Rental House
Dining : Restaurants, Cafes, Buffets, Bakeries, Fish Restaurants, Tea Gardens
Shopping : Stores, Markets, Shops, Fish Market
Communication : Post Office, Phone, Internet, Wi-Fi
Health : Health Center, Pharmacies, Dentists, Doctors, Nurses
Repairing & Maintenance Workshops
Technical Equipment Shops
Beach : Hayıtbükü Beach
Hair dresser
Weekly Market
Special Shopping : Mulberry, Olive, Olive Oil

600-foot sandy beach for those looking for a quiet holiday with the children and is one of the rare, beautiful bays. Immediately behind the beach is lined Ovabükü pensions. Around the beach with a small restaurant and pansions Ovabükü shining pebbles, Datca peninsula, hidden three-bay is the most beautiful. Also Ovabükü was choosen the best beach in Turkey by British The Guardin Newspaper.

Datça is famous for its restaurants which serve fresh fish at very reasonable cost. Fish prices vary daily depending upon the catch and the demand.

Barbunya (Striped Mullet), Tekir (Red mullet), Çipura (Sea Bream), Dil (Common Sole), İskorpit (Red Scorpion Fish), Karagöz İstavrit (Scad), Sarı Kanat İstavrit (Horse Mackerel), İzmarit (Piceral), Karagöz (Two Banded Bream), Altınbaş Kefal (Golden Mullet), Kalın Dudak Kefal (Thick Lipped Mullet), Sivriburun Kefal (Grey Mullet), Kılıç (Sword Fish), Kolyoz (Chub Mackerel), Levrek (Sea Bass), Lüfer (Bluefish), Çizgili Mercan (Striped Bream), Kırma Mercan (Pandora), Trança (Pagry, Goldeney), Fangri (Common Sea Bream), Mezgit (Whitting), Mavi Mezgit (Blue whitting), Müren (Eel), Sarpa (Sauppe), Lahoz (Waker), Orfoz (Gouper), Sinağrit (Dentex), Sargoz (White bream), Akya (Lear fish), İsparoz (Annular bream)

İstakoz (Lobster), İstiridye (Oyster), Yengeç (Crab), Midye (Mussel), Karides (Shrimp), Ahtapot (Octopus), Kalamar (Calamary), Yassı Midye (Flat Mussel), Deniz Hıyarı (Sea Urchin), Mürekkep Balığı (Squid)

Distance to Datça city centre is 20 km.
Ferryboat : Datça (Körmen) – Bodrum, Datça – Symi Island (Greece)
Seabus : Datça – Symi Island (Greece), Datça – Rhodes Island (Greece)
Minibus : Ovabükü – Datça
Bus : Ovabükü – Datça, Marmaris, Muğla, Istanbul, Ankara, İzmir, Adana, Bursa, Konya
Airport : Milas-Bodrum International Airport, Dalaman International Airport

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Datça, İskele Mahallesi, 48900 Datça/Muğla, Turkey

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