TORBA COVE FISHING HARBOUR

Bodrum – Muğla – Turkey

Cove
GPS : 37°05’26.4″N 27°28’04.1″E / 37.090677, 27.467799

Harbour
GPS : 37°05’13.8″N 27°27’18.8″E / 37.087178, 27.455215

Main Breakwater Lighthouse
GPS : 37°05’14.4″N 27°27’19.6″E / 37.087328, 27.455438

Inner Breakwater Lighthouse
GPS : 37°05’13.8″N 27°27’17.6″E / 37.087181, 27.454882

Torba is the prettiest natural port between Zeytinli and Bozburun Points on the northern part of Bodrum peninsula. The bottom is sand in general. A breeze can blow down the hills and creates bothersome swell in the bay. Torba is a popular holiday town and resort located on the north east coast of Bodrum peninsula and 5 km from the central Bodrum. It is one the closest resort to central Bodrum. Torba is located on a beautiful cove and surrounded with green lands full of pine and olive trees.

Torba is the place where peace hides from noise.It is located on the northeast tip of the peninsulain a sheltered cove.Torba being a part of the sheltered harbor, is a famous and peaceful spot where yachtsmen stop by and local fishermen unload their daily catch.The calm and peaceful atmosphere and easy access to Bodrum, have made this place quite popular. Small motels, bars and private sunbathing jetties line the long shore.

Torba is located on a protected cove so that even on the windy days, the cove and the beach is calm. The fishing boat harbour is located on the western side of Torba Bay. From the Voyage Resort and beach, walk north along Atatürk Caddesi past all of the small hotels, restaurants and jetties until you reach the fishing boat harbour. Here you’ll find the fishing boat offering day trips, along with a large collection of boats operated by the local fisherman.

There is a shelter for fishing boats on the NW side of the bay has 3 – 4 m by the inner part of the mole, which decreases as you go further into the harbour. You can drop your anchor in the depths of 5 – 10 meters and swing. Boats can go stern-to the outside of the mole in 6 – 10 meters, and take a line ashore.

Capacity : 85 Boats

Administration : This shelter is operated by Torba Fishery Products Cooperative

Shelter Facilities
Water can be obtained.
Electricity can be obtained.
Fuel can be obtained from a tanker-truck.
Bilge discharge is available.

Town Facilities
Technical needs like engine parts and support can be easily arranged from Bodrum.
Bank ATMs are in the vicinity.
Town hosts several holiday resort, pensions and hotels.
Laundry
Pharmacy
Gendarme Station
All kinds of provisions are available from the supermarkets, markets, shops
The beach in Torba is shallow and clear. Torba beach is sandy and the sea is a fabulous blue.
Restaurants, Cafes, Tea Houses

HISTORICAL SITE
On the hills, there is small building of 2,500 years of age and also a 4th century Byzantium Monastery along the east of the cove. Two thousands five hundred years old Leleg remains and the round shaped Leleg mausoleum, 15 m in diameter are worth seeing. The Torba Leleg Mausoleum gate as one of the hidden trasures of Bodrum, with a narrow corridor and round shaped mausoleum structure is really interesting.The mausoleum courtyard with paint still remaining to stir the imagination, is an interesting example with itsnarrow pedestal.

FISH AND SEA PRODUCT SPECIES LIST OF THE AEGEAN SEA

TRANSPORT
Torba is connected to Bodrum-Milas highway. Regular transportation services are available to Bodrum 5 km, Bodrum-Milas International Airport 30 km and Milas 45 km.
Minibus : Torba – Bodrum, Didim
Ferryboat : Torba – Didim
Milas-Bodrum International Airport

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Coordinates

37°05'13.8"N
27°27'18.8"E

Address

Bodrum, Muğla Province, Turkey

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