Considered by many as the most famous resort in Turkey, Marmaris is located on a wide bay surrounded by forested mountains.
The resort offers a wide choice of actions, including a number of the country’s best and liveliest nightlife.
The Old Town is a warren of tiny lanes lined with traditional houses, pubs and shops. It is here in the Old Town that the nightclubs come to life during the night. Throughout the day it is possible to visit the famous grand bazaar here which sells all sorts including jewellery, leather and pottery.
Next to the Old Town is the working harbour with its many waterfront restaurants as well as the Netsel Marina that is one of the biggest in Turkey. Here at the marina you will find impressive yachts, great boutiques and market restaurants up.
Marmaris Beach (Uzan Yali Beach) is a long shingle and sand beach with a palm-lined promenade which runs all the way to the neighbouring resort of Icmeler. Water taxis run a service from Marmaris to the beaches at Icmeler and Turunc. The lagoon at Olu Deniz that is nearby is worth visiting because of its exceptional beauty. There at a lot of boat trips readily available for visits to Caretta Beach and Cleopatra Island and other secluded places. Various diving opportunities and watersports are accessible from the seashore.
Areas to Visit
To get a fantastic family day out visit with the Atlantis Water Park in Marmaris. The park has chutes its great water rides, bumper boats, its own beach, a bowling alley, restaurant and pub.
Marmaris Castle offers some amazing photographic opportunities and has some good exhibits on show.
A visit to the Dalyan Mudbaths is a must for that little something different. Here you cover yourself in mud that is then washed off in a sulphur pool. It is said this can give great relief to arthritis and rheumatism sufferers as well as cleanses the skin!
The climate here is mild all year round, with summer temperatures regularly reaching 35 degree Celsius and winter temperatures often reaching 15 degree Celsius. Around
During August and July there are around 13 hours of sun a day, dropping to about 7 hours a day in October. Nonetheless the sea continues to be warm enough to swim in during October.
When planning your next visit why don't you look on the net for those fantastic late deals.
There are always lots of last minute holidays available to the excellent country for the whole family to enjoy.
How to get in ?
Dalaman airport around 100 km away from Marmaris , is the closest to this holiday town . Many direct flight from all around Europe arrives to Dalaman Airport during the summer season. There are shuttle transfer buses from dalaman airport to marmaris town center also marmaris airport transfer is another easy and cheap way to start your holiday.