One of the 14 district of Mugla, Marmaris is city's management center. With its three side covered with sea, Marmaris contains a lot of coves and small islands. On the west of Marmaris, there are Kerme gulf and Resadiye peninsula, north Ula, south Mediterrenean sea and Balan Mountain and Montenegro placed on east.
It's easily accesible to Marmaris the most popular and crowded holiday centre.
By land:You can reach Marmaris with your private car or with busses that transport from city to Marmaris.
By air:after landing on Dalaman Airport which is 88 km. away from Marmaris, you may take a ride and arrive at Marmaris in 1.5 hour journey.
By yacht or boat:Marmaris has biggest marina and yacht harbours of Turkey. There are ferry transportation with cars from Datca and Bodrum to Marmaris. People with private boat or yacht can access to Marmaris marina.
Turkey's leading tourism spots a harbour town Marmaris is one of the biggest holiday centres of Aegean region. Mediterrenean climated Marmaris is second precipitation area after Rize because of location of mountains. Marmaris provide great hospitality to thousands of local and foreign tourists every year with its pine forest headed hills, long beach lane and yacht harbours. Located on the hill along the sea "Kale district" is town's oldest place. Popular for its location Marmaris is only 45 minutes away from The Dodecanese Islands.
With blue flagged beaches, beautiful coves, stunningly beautiful sea, pine headed hills, historical places, antique towns and entertainment Marmaris is an essential route of Aegean shores. You lose track of time in your Marmaris vacation. Get ready for a vacation marathon full of activities. There is so much things to do and so many places to visit in Marmaris, time will pass by without even you noticing it. You'll never get out of Marmaris' full bright, sparky sea and never stop sunbathing in clean beaches.You'll enjoy trio of sea-sand-sun in Cennet, Turunç, Sedir, Uzunyali, Boncuk and most importantly Icmeler Beaches.If you want to crown your holiday with historical vacation you should definitely visit Marmaris' most famous historical places Marmaris Castle, Halici Ahmet Urkay Museum and one of the Ottoman period structure Hafsa Sultan caravanserai. Mentioned in Evliya Celebi's Seyahatname composition, Physkos Ancient City is a place worthwhile to see. Stunning coves are in the limelight with Amos, Boncuk, Abdi Reis, Kizkumu, Turunc, Hisaronu and Selimiye are the first coves to visit to. For sport lovers, Marmaris offers a lot of different activities. If you always do sport even though you're on vacation water sports such as parasailing, banana, flyboard, jet ski, sailing, canoe and outdoor activities such as bicycle, trekking and jeep are awaiting you at unmatched nature and bright sea of Marmaris. Nightlife in Marmaris is also colorful and mesmerizing. You can enjoy untill sunrise in nightclubs and bars at Marmaris Bar street.
There are a lot of food selections in Marmaris. Start your day with village breakfast prepared with fresh ingredients. Explore villages of Marmaris if you want to taste delicious foods endemic in Marmaris such as yedi baharli, gumbar and surha. Known delicious Turkish foods such as sea products, pancakes and manti can be eaten in Marmaris restaurants. Marmaris also didn't forget the ones who is interested in world cuisine. China, Indian, Italian and British delicacies have been served by restaurants.
Hosting thousands of tourist, Marmaris became one of the most famous tourism centre of Turkey and world also it provides variety of shopping opportunities. Grand Marmaris bazaar and Bazaars sets in Marmaris in thursdays and Icmeler in friday can be visited, you can find chic souvenirs which you can gift your loved ones. Jewellery, leather and clothes are easily found in Marmaris shopping malls and stores. Famous for Honeydew honey, don't forget to buy popular delicious honey and jam sold here!