Dalyan is located between where Aegean and Mediterrenean sea combines, Mugla's Ortaca district. Daylan is a touristic resort where Mediterrenean Sea and Köyceğiz Lake joins.
It's easy to reach Turkey's one of the tourism resorts Dalyan by air and land.
By land: Those with private can reach Dalyan easily by Fethiye, Marmaris or Mugla road. Those who prefer to travel by bus can first reach Ortaca and then after 15 minutes of travel arrive at Dalyan.
By air: After landing at Dalaman Airport which is 25 kilometer away from Dalyan, a 25 minutes of travel will get you to Dalyan.
Surrounded by mountains, Dalyan is located on top of a plain. Because of its situation with mountains, Dalyan is protected from outer wind blows. Typical Mediterrenean climate, Dalyan is hot in summers, and rainy in winters. Sunny in most part of the year, Dalyan has 30-37 degree in summers, 13-17 degrees in winters. It's possible to have a swim between March and October in Dalyan because of humidity rate.
Travellers popular hangout place, Dalyan is a hidden heaven with its 5000 years old history and lasting nature. Popular with rock cemetery and reeds this famous touristic resort has Turkey's one of the oldest settlement Kaunos Ancient City. You'll witness most magnificent carved graves of Dalyan here. 300 years history and all its magnificence Dalyan King Rock Cemetery is Dalyan's most precious symbol. You'll live a glorious experience and refresh in once used by sultans, Sultaniye Hot Springs. Popular with local and foreign tourists mud baths are once visited by famous stars such as Sting and Dustin Hoffman. You'll feel renewed with mud bath and returnyour home with deep serenity. You'll find yourself in the coves of Dalyan with blue and green's deepest serene and witness unmatched coves by attending boat tours. İztuzu beach is very unique place with open sea on the other side, second beach on the earth to keep its nature. Breeding destinations of caretta caretta turtles, İztuzu is a special beach which is under protection. If you happen to be in Dalyan between April and September, you’ll have a chance to witness how caretta caretta turtles breed. You also have a chance to witness various bird species that are endangered by extinction. There is not much of a colourful night life in Dalyan however you can spend your nights in places and restaurants with live musics. Don’t forget to attend moonlight tours in nights!
Fish comes to mind when you think about food in Dalyan. Never doubt that you’ll taste finest bass, sea bream, striped seabream, thicklip grey mullet, and gray mullet in Dalyan. Appetizers made with blue crab and sea bean known as green are delicious local tastes that you’ll ever have in restaurants near Dalyan beach.
There are a lot of touristic shops selling magnet, souvenirs, knickknackery in cute and small streets of Dalyan. Lace and beadwork gifts sold by street counters are among the items you can purchase in Dalyan. You can find almost everything from fresh vegetables, spices, foods for breakfast, dairy products to dowery items, clothes, hand loom fabric sold by glassware in Dalyan district bazaar sets up in Saturdays.