Kara Ada Island

Kara Ada Island which translates to Black Island, it is full of green forests. The island is roughly 6km off the coast of Bodrum and is the largest Island off Bodrum’s coast, so you can sit back and enjoy the view of the city from there.

The Island is well known due to its healing mineral springs which you can swim within in the cave. There is a legend that Cleopatra used these springs and mud in the cave to preserve her beauty.

Despite its diminutive size, Kara Ada boasts a rich history and natural beauty that make it a popular destination for visitors seeking tranquility and relaxation.

Legend has it that the island’s thermal springs were discovered by sailors centuries ago, who were drawn to its healing waters after long voyages at sea.

Today, the island is famous for its thermal baths, where visitors can immerse themselves in the warm, mineral-rich waters while taking in panoramic views of the Aegean Sea. The therapeutic properties of the springs are said to rejuvenate both body and soul, making it a favorite retreat for those seeking to unwind and recharge.