Only 2-3 km away from Bodrum this place recently became almost a resort unto itself. Gümbet (named after Kümbet - these numerous white-domed cisterns in the area) features one of the longest and most popular beaches on the peninsula. Gümbet is also one of the most popular water sports centers with water-skiing, windsurfing, parasailing, etc. available.
The popularity of Gümbet has also generated serious nightlife and the streets of Gümbet vibrate till dawn with the music from numerous bars, discos and street side-cafes.The liveliest tourist resort in the area, where people from all over the world come together.It is only six or seven minutes to Bodrum by dolmuş(local public minibuses), however you can while away your days and nights right here among the innumerable choices of pensions, motels, restaurants and nightclubs.