Bozburun is a fishing village with a small charming harbor. It is a perfect place to relax and enjoy in local restaurants and cafes. On Tuesday mornings there is an open market where you can buy just about anything you can remember. Bozburun is world famous for its boat building tradition which has been handed down for generations. Every October there is an International Gulet Festival. It is also known for its thyme honey and marble quarries. Those quarries could be the explanation given on how Marmaris got its name. For its inhabitants fishing, sponge diving and apiculture are the main means of livelihood. The peninsula offers an inside into life in rural Turkey as it was, 100 years ago. One of the oldest trees in Turkey (1000 years old) is located in Bozburun.