Marmaris Beaches

Tourist information and guide to top best beaches in and around Marmaris, Turkey...


As for beaches in Marmaris; Marmaris has wonderful beaches. There are about 6 miles of breathtaking beaches and crystal clear waters in Marmaris that start from central Marmaris to Icmeler. The beach promenades are lined up with great restaurants, cafes and bars. A great day out at the Marmaris beaches is one of the best things to do in Marmaris. Marmaris Bay faces south west and lies in front of the immensity of the Mediterranean and variety of beautiful small islands such as Paradise Island.


On the mainland, a range of green mountains protects the bay from the prevailing winds. The waters in Marmaris are warm and clear. Holidaymakers may find variety of water sports in Marmaris at the Marmaris beaches such as water skiing, diving, banan rides, parasailing and more. Or if you feel like chilling out and enjoying the sun, Mamaris beaches and coasts offer the best options. The two main beaches of Marmaris; Marmaris Urban Beach and Marmaris Long Beach (Uzunyali) and the main beach of Icmeler, Icmeler beach all offer quality services, great water and fine sands. Holidaymakers may find the water sports centres on the Marmaris and surrounding beaches via the yellow points in yellow tents.

Beaches in central Marmaris

Marmaris Urban Beach

Marmaris Urban Beach is the most popular, lively, colourful and fun beach in Marmaris with great sand and  clear waters. It is the most cosmopolitan and urban beach in Marmaris and lies along the Marmaris centre. It is the closest beach to Marmaris centre. Marmaris Urban Beach is an urban sandy beach located just by the central Marmaris, so holidaymakers will be able to dip into the sea whenever they want. The beach is free of charge and variety of organizations & events are being held by the Marmaris Municipality during Marmaris year.


Marmaris Urban beach

Marmaris Long Beach (Uzunyali)

Uzunyali Beach, also known as Long Beach is located right next to Marmaris Urban Beach in Uzunyali (Long Beach) that also holidaymakers will be able to dip into the sea whenever they want. The Long Beach stretches along the very long sandy coastline of about 10 km. till Icmeler. The sandy Uzunyali beach simmers in perfect Mediterranean temperatures from April all the way to November and covers the entire Marmaris coastline, giving you plenty of room to stretch out in.

The traffic free promenade overflows with cafés, restaurants, bars and shops for sandals, sunglasses and souvenirs, as this resort has made sure that you’ll have everything you need for a perfect beach holiday.


Marmaris Long beach


Beaches around Marmaris

Icmeler Beach - 8 km. from central Marmaris

Icmeler region has the most popular beach area in Marmaris and is located 8 km. on the west of Marmaris and transportation is very easy. Icmeler dazzles beachgoers with its fine golden sands. In Icmeler, you can collect yourself and the sun on the superb Icmeler beach which lies next to clear and azure waters, which host a myriad of different water sports. The Icmeler beach offers 6 km. of fine golden sand in peaceful surroundings, and the beach is cleaned every night ensuring that it’s immaculate every morning.

Hire a parasol to relax on the beach, or jump on the back of a jet ski, banana boat, ringo, pair of water skis or any of the other water sports equipment available here. Admire the scenery from a parasail in the sky or hire out a small boat for some fishing. You can also scuba dive whether you’re a beginner or an expert, which is also an excellent way to get your kids off the beach for a day.


Icmeler beach

Turunc Beach - 21 km. from central Marmaris

Turunc is located on the west of Marmaris. Turunc has a superb Blue Flag (ecologically sound) beach nestled in between rolling forested hills and mountains and has an azure and calm sea, over which more hills can be seen on the other side of the bay.


Turunc beach

Cleopatra Beach of Sedir Island (Cedrae) - 16 km. from central Marmaris

Cleopatra beach is another beautiful one of the region and of the Cleopatra Island (Sedir Island) located about 16 km. from Marmaris. Cleopatra beach is very famous for its golden sand.


Cleopatra beach

Kumlubuk Beach - 27 km. from central Marmaris

Kumlubuk is located 6 km. away from Turunc. Transportation by sea is available from Marmaris. Kumlubuk offers great panorama with its nature. Region is very popular with its bright sea and wonderful sand.


Kumlubuk beach

Orhaniye - Kiz Kumu Beach - 36 km. from central Marmaris

Kizkumu beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of the region. Kizkumu beach is located at Orhaniye town, about 28 km. from Marmaris. Holidaymakers may walk along the middle of the bay. According to the legend, there was a lady who was in love and she tries to pass through the sea to reach her love by filling her skirt with sands. And when she is out of sand, she drowns.


Kizkumu beach

Cennet (Paradise) Island Beach

Cennet (Paradise Island is a peninsula all covered with forests. It is on a half an hour journey from Marmaris. It is another pit stop for the daily boat trip guests. There are also pensions and restaurants as well. It is considered as a wonderful swimming and entertainment area.

Gunnucek Beach

Gunnucek is 2 km. away from Marmaris and famous with its unique forest (Liquidamber orientalis). The oil gathered from the trees are used in medicine and perfume industry.

Ciftlik Beach

Transportation to the Ciftlik Village is about two hours by sea. Mostly the yachtsmen choose this region for accommodation. With its beach of big sands and seaside restaurants, it attracts the visitors. There is also a small island in the bay.


Ciftlik beach

Boncuk Cove Beach

Nine kilometres away from the village Camli (nearby Sedir Island), you may arrive to Boncuk Cove. The cove is very popular. It has a clean and comforting water. There is a facility on the shore for the visitors. The area is popular for swimming.



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