It is undoubtedly one of Turkey's most popular holiday resorts of Marmaris. Combining both natural beauties and historical buildings, Marmaris brings versatile options for holidaymakers. If you are one of those who are planning a vacation in Marmaris; This article, where we will present natural beauties and historical places, will be a good holiday guide for you.
Here is a special Marmaris holiday guide for those who will be on holiday in Marmaris...
Amos Ancient City
This historical bay, which stands out with its colourful pebbles, is one of the most preferred places. Amos, which means the temple of the mother goddess, attracts holidaymakers every year with its sparkling sea and beach.
Marmaris Castle and Archeology Museum
Located in the centre of Marmaris, Marmaris Castle offers its visitors a unique view of the bay. The castle containing 18 rooms, a fountain and an arc; It also hosts the Archeology Museum. For those who are interested in the history of Marmaris, the Archeology Museum is one of the places worth seeing.
Kızkumu offers its guests the pleasure of the sea with nature, with its unique scent of pine trees and its calm sea offering the feeling of walking on water.
Standing out with its local village life, Bayırköy is also one of the places frequented by local food enthusiasts. It is also rumoured that the mosque in Bayırköy is a temple dedicated to Asklepios, known as the god of health.
Hafsa Sultan Caravanserai
Built-in 1545 for Valide Hafsa Sultan, the mother of Suleiman the Magnificent, this caravanserai is among the indispensable sightseeing lists as one of the most important historical buildings of Marmaris.
Bozburun, which was called Larymna in the 2000s BC, besides Marmaris being a quiet holiday destination; It hosts ancient cities such as Bybassos, Syrna, Kasara, Amos and Hygassos. Bozburun, which has a calm atmosphere, is one of the centres that stand out with its clean air and natural environment.
You can relax in the shade of the trees in the Turgut Waterfall, which is one of the natural beauties you can come across while travelling from Marmaris to Datça, or you can swim in the cool waters in summer.
You can enjoy the sea and nature in Selimiye, where lush trees and deep blue sea prevail, you can explore the surrounding bays with boat tours, and enjoy your holiday in Marmaris.
Söğüt, which is about 1 hour away from the centre of Marmaris, stands out with its natural beauty and calm life. You can spend a quiet day in Söğüt, dominated by deep blue sea and green trees, and enjoy the sunset.
Buses, minibuses, taxis and rental cars are the most preferred vehicles for visits to the resorts of Marmaris. In the centre of Marmaris, you can easily explore the surroundings by walking or by bike. Other options for transportation are ferries and boats. Especially ferry services between Marmaris and Rhodes Island are preferred by holidaymakers. If you wish, you can go to Rhodes at 09:15 and enjoy the unique beauties of Rhodes until 17:00.
Marmaris cuisine stands out with seafood and olive oil dishes, which are considered as building blocks of Aegean and Mediterranean cuisine. Those who want to consume seafood can choose restaurants around the pier and marina in the centre. You can taste any seafood you want in İçmeler, Turunç, Selimiye and Bozburun, as well as discover other local delicacies.
Stuffed bowel called Mumbar, steaming made from fish such as halibut, surha made with goat meat and also known as seven spring, stuffed squash blossoms and mereng are local delicacies that you should taste in Marmaris.
For those who do not want to stay away from places to visit and nightlife, staying in the centre of Icmeler can be a good option. Located in Icmeler, the 4-star Elite World Marmaris Hotel allows you to spend a peaceful holiday in the region where lush trees and azure sea are together. You can enjoy being in touch with nature by staying at Elite World Marmaris Hotel, which is 90 km from Dalaman Airport, 30 meters from İçmeler Beach and 7 km from the centre of Marmaris, and you can easily reach wherever you want without getting away from both nightlife and places to visit.
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