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About Marmaris

About Marmaris and Places to see and Visit

Being a country surrounded by 4 seas makes Turkey a really attractive destination for travellers. It bares the combination of sun-send-sea and history togather. No dubt this is where most civilisations has past trough during the worlds history. You wouldn believe but even Santa Claus emerges from this land scape. For many southwest of Turkey is the best and most colourfull part to start exploring. And no doubt Marmaris is the centre of all attentions.

About Marmaris Location?

This is a little paradice at the very southwest corner of Turkey, Mugla province and the crossroad of two seas Aegean and Mediteranian. A unique coktail of sensations and fun. Thats why mostly it impresses tourists. Till late 20th century  only a small village with mainly fishing income. After it returns to one of the most visited attractive destinations to travel especially for holidaymakers. Leisure and holiday town.

Nowdays the resort welcomes over 400.000 tourist every year. A deep bay with several islands. The location gives the great opportunity for boat cruisers to park their expencive yahts and gullets at several marinas in this area. Also the nearest airport Dalaman airport is only 90km away so it makes it suitable for boat owners to travel any time of the year. Also a very popular starting point for blue voyage tours to Fethiye, Bodrum and other neigbour holiday resorts. Offers an extencive nature and buty with pine woods montains facing turquise waters of both Aegean and Mediteranian seas.

Amenties in Marmaris

Marmaris offers holidaymakers great opportunities with its Marmaris hotels and apartmentsnightlife, restaurants, historical sides and shopping culture. No doubt you will be able to find a good accomodation suiting your budget. Restaurant suiting your test. Nightclubs to party and shops to satisfy your needs.

 

Marmaris is one of the most popular choice of millions of holidaymakers every year in Turkey . It is one of the world’s largest and vibrant resorts. And it continues to be the ultimate holiday destination as there are lots of things to do in Marmaris for the holidaymakers. Lovely breathtaking beaches and crystal clear waters to spent a day in the sun. A variaity of water sports, water parks, jeep safari, quad safaribuggy safari, Daily Boat trips. Night outs like Talk of the Town Drag show or Kervansaray Turkish night. Exploring the shore line walking or cikling trying to spot a nice restaurant for a romantic dinner at night time are the most popular 10 things to do in Marmaris.

Boat trips in Marmaris

Visiters will usually stop on the idea of a few nice boat trips realising the spectacular picturesque view. Pine wood covered montains right against the backdrop of fine beaches spread all along. The shore line reaching out Icmeler resort which is based 7 kms to the west of Marmaris. You can either have a lazy day out on a wooden double decker boat with sunbeds on top. Enjoying the spectacular view and silance or you can pick out a day to visit Rhodes island. Which is a Greek island based only 1 hour away traveling by Catamaran if you like exploring and history. Gokova bay is only 20 min away from Marmaris and offers a visit to Cleopatra island.  Ment to be named by a story of Mark Anthony simbolising one of the greatest love ever been to Cleopartra.

 

The two main beaches of Marmaris; Long Beach(Uzunyalı) and Icmeler offer quality services. Limpid water and fine sands difficult to find elsewhere in the Mediterranean.

Marmaris boasts the most comprehensive and best equipped network of hotel and holiday accommodation in this area.

Small Old Quarter based along Marmaris Marina corresponds to the original fishing village. In the area around the traditional city centre of Marmaris are the main shopping streets. Where holidaymakers may find and buy fashion items, handicrafts and souvenirs. Here is also one of the main attractions Marmaris Castle built up by Ottoman Empire. Down the road is Bar Street where the main nightlife occures. Lots of Bars and Discoteks after eachother.

Marmaris Climate

The resort has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate characterised by a hot dry summer and mild rainy winter. Showers and rain are very unlikely between May and October. Summers are hot and dry. Temperatures are especially high during the heatwaves in July and August. October is still warm and bright, though with spells of rain. Many tourists prefer to visit in the early autumn, especially in September, because the temperatures are not as hot.

The town became known as Marmaris during the period of the Beylik of Menteşe. The name derives from the Turkish word mermer (marble) in reference to the rich deposits of marble in the region.And the prominent role of the town’s port in the marble trade.