Newly granted the status of a
municipality, with its extensive mandarin orchards
Bitez is still one of the localities of the peninsula.
Known as Pedasa in antiquity, Bitez is situated
just 8 km. by road and 2.5 nautical miles by sea
from Bodrum, making it readily accessible by frequent
According to the experts, Bitez Bay is a prime location
for windsurfing and dinghy sailing, an opinion attested
to by its popularity with enthusiasts of these sports.