Didim – Aydın – Turkey
GPS : 37°23’07.8″N 27°25’48.3″E / 37.385507, 27.430091
VHF Channels : 16
Call Sign : ” akbuk harbour ”
Akbük, Didim, a coastal township with its own municipality in Didim, Aydın Province in south-west Turkey. Akbük has a small centre with just a few local shops. However it is also the home to the holiday resort hotel which boasts a number of facilities such as a sauna, fully equipped gym, outdoor pool, tennis courts and its own selection of hotel shops. Across the bay of Akbük peeping out of the mountain.
Akbük is surrounded by forests with olive and pine trees. The region has many small clean beaches and bays, the sea is clean, safe and warm. Akbük is also said to have the highest oxygen ratio and lowest humidity rate in Turkey. This would make Akbük the perfect location for people suffering from health problems such as asthma.
The sea and mountain views surrounding Akbük are breathtaking and the sea breezes and soft sandy beaches are perfect for a hot summer’s day. Weekends are the busiest time for Akbük shores like another sea side town Altınkum. Early in the morning or late the night amateur fishermen trying to catch biggest sea-bass or seabrim on the shores of Akbük. Sometimes they are coming from along journey to catch fish here.
Shelter Capacity : 150 Yachts
Outer Breakwater : 351 m
Administration : Didim Municipality
Accommodation : Pensions, Hotels, Motels, Rental Houses, Apart Hotels
Shopping : Supermarkets, Shops, Stores, Markets
Repairing & Maintenance Workshops : Didim Marina
Technical Equipment Shops : Didim Marina
Dining : Restaurants, Cafes, Buffets, Bakeries
Communication : Post Office, Phone, Internet
Health : Health Centers – Hospitals, Pharmacies, Doctors, Nurses, Dentists (Didim)
Entertainment : Discotheques, Bars, Night Clubs
Beach : Akbuk beaches are one of the largest and most preferred beaches on the Aegean Coast. It has a large walking band from the harbour to East and West. Total lenght of the beach is 15 km
Public Market : Friday, Altınkum Saturdays
It used to be a small town where all fishermen catch delicious Aegean seabass. Fish Restaurants are very famous with their fishes, cooking and services. Fishes available due to seasons.
FISH AND SEA PRODUCT SPECIES LIST OF THE AEGEAN SEA
Akbük is close to many historical Greek and Roman sites such as Ephesus and The House of the Virgin Mary, The Temple of Apollo at Didyma, The Theatre of Miletus and the ancient City of Priene with The Temple of Athena.
The beauties with all the generosity of nature are offered to the residents in Akbük that the intertwined green and blue and sun shade. In addition to this, Akbük provides opportunities for the patients of asthma to stop using drugs, with its oxygen that is defying to asthma. The combination of oxygen-rich air and iodized sea air breeze shows a miraculous effect on asthma patients. This feature makes Akbük is indispensable in medical tourism. If you are suffering from asthma this magnificient air in Akbük will make you feel good.
Akbük : Didim 23 km, Altınkum 19 km, Kuşadası 65 km, Bodrum 70 km, Bodrum Airport 60 km, Izmir Airport 140 km, Aydın 106 km.
Minibus : Akbük – Söke, Altınkum, Didim, Kuşadası, Bodrum.
Bus : Akbük – Söke, Altınkum, Didim, Kuşadası, Bodrum.
Airport : Milas-Bodrum International Airport, İzmir Adnan Menderes International Airport