Places to visit and see in Marmaris

Tourist information and guide to sights, points of interest, places to visit & see in Marmaris, Turkey...


Places to see in Marmaris are very impressive and exciting. Marmaris is a very big coastal town. There are a lot of villages, promenade areas and places to see around. As you will realize, every region in Marmaris has a history of ancient times and full of beautiful coves, promenade areas and beaches. Marmaris is just one of those places that can boast about anything, fine beaches, excellent sailing, adventure sports, top class restaurants, sumptuous local wines and Mediterranean sunshine. Not to mention the history. There can be few places on earth with such historic beauty.

A one week Marmaris holiday won't be enough to discover and experience Marmaris. You will definitely enjoy your Marmaris holidays and will want to come back again. Note that attending to Marmaris excursions are the best way to discover and enjoy Marmaris and its surroundings. Marmaris beaches, Marmaris water parks, Marmaris Castle, Dalyan, Icmeler resort, Turunc resort, Cleopatra Island, Marmaris Museums, Marmaris Villages and Kizkumu beach are the top 10 places to see in Marmaris.

Marmaris Castle, dating back to 1044 BC has an outstanding architecture and landscape. It is one of the best cultural places to visit and see in Marmaris.

As for beaches in Marmaris; Marmaris has wonderful beaches. A perfect day out at the beautiful sandy Marmaris beaches is one the best things to do in Marmaris. Uzunyali Beach, also known as Long Beach is located right next to Marmaris Urban Beach that also holidaymakers will be able to dip into the sea whenever they want. The Long Beach streches along the very long sandy coastline of about 10 km. till Icmeler.

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. 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. 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.

Turunc is a beautiful resort located about 21 km. from Marmaris. Turunc beach is a wonderful Blue Flag beach nestled in between rolling forested hills and mountains. Dalyan is a wonder of nature that where the sea meets the lake. Dalyan is famous for its world famous Iztuzu beach, Caretta Carettas, mud bath and the ancient city of Caunos. You may visit Dalyan via daily boat trip.

A daily trip to the famous Cleopatra Island (Sedir-Cedrae) and enjoy the beautiful golden sandy beach and the ancient city remnants is another must in your Marmaris holidays. If you would like to discover and experience the beautiful villages, countryside, the culture and the nature; than Marmaris Village Tour is a great option. Marmaris Village Tour is a great day out and sightseeing activity and excursion made from Marmaris to the nearby villages to discover and experience the beautiful villages, village life countryside, the culture and the nature. Holidaymakers may experience and enjoy the simplicity of rural life of the nearby villages of Marmaris and meet the local people. And as for the side trips from Marmaris; daily trips to Pamukkale and Ephesus will definitely be fascinating.

As for museums in Marmaris; there are two museums in Marmaris. Marmaris Museum is the most popular one located at the Marmaris Castle. Second museum is the Marmaris Halici Ahmet Urkay Museum which is a private museum of ethnography and archaeology located on the Mugla road.

As for Marmaris Water Parks; Marmaris has the fabulous two big water parks. Aqua Dream Water Park is the biggest one and Atlantis Water Park is the other Marmaris water park. Many other hotels also have their own small aqua and water parks.

Marmaris Dolphin Park is a lovely dolphin therapy and activity centre in Marmaris. Holidaymakers may take touristic tours or participate to swimming with the dolphins program.



 

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