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Lake Bafa Nature Park

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Address: | Soke-Milas Highway, Milas, Turkey
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Selenes Pension Bafa Lake

I have been many times to this family owned Pension Today I returned after a two year break. Its now even more beautiful the family have done so much more work on the land around... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 March 2016
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Izmir, Turkey
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Izmir, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

I have been many times to this family owned Pension Today I returned after a two year break. Its now even more beautiful the family have done so much more work on the land around the Pension 3 cabins have been renovated and so has the Resturant. My favourite room overlooks the Lake and is stunning in its simplicity.We had... More 

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Burdur, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

Lake Bafa is one of the most historical lakes around the world. You can see prehistoric pictures on rocks, visit ancient cities and churchs, walk through hills, bird watch, sail or swim. I recommend you to visit the place with a guide. And after that you should eat local food before you go.

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Portland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

The wonderful lake keep diminishing since last two decades. One of the biggest lakes in western Anatolia. Small local breakfast restaurants on the shore. Very unique off the beaten path weekend short trip experience. Wild olive trees to be seen.

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Dublin Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Always wanted to take a trip to this fantastic place. Leave modern Turkey behind and see some of the small villages and country way of life. Go on a organised trip if possible to get the best valve. Take a boat trip on the lake and lunch in the small restaurants on the shore. A great which you will never... More 

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

Great place to sit back & relax with local food and ancient ruins just a short walk away. Simple but delicious meals served on the terraces of local cafés & lots of sites to explore.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Ephesus - it's stunning. The views are truly incredible. We went to Canli Balik restaurant and enjoyed Turkish pancakes whilst looking across the lake- an experience not to be missed!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

Once, the Bafa Lake was part of the beautifully turquoise Aegean Sea, namely of the boldly remote part of the deep Gulf of Miletus. Now, it rests under the shade cast by dormant olive trees, silently guarding the cemetery of abandoned boats and rusty anchors half-buried in the sand. It’s the mysteriously enchanting and otherworldly resting place of the ancient... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Agree with wanderlusttoo ( 2013 comment) As we approached the junction near Kapikirri where there is a sign to the tombs we got flagged down by a group of elderly ladies crouched on the ground doing needle work. One of them insisted upon being our guide even though we didn't want one. Regardless, she followed us to the tombs and... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Just fantstic scenery - drove ourselves there - trips tend to be expensive and just an excuse to take you to fifty shops along the way

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

We had heard how beautiful Lake Bafa was so decided to visit while in Turkey. Reviews described it as a romantic spot however I found it to be deeply foreboding and slightly sinister. We arrived at the lake following a rain storm which may have made the place feel more brooding than normal. As soon as we stepped out of... More 

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