Marmaris is a resort town which is situated along the Mediterranean coast. It is extremely popular among tourists worldwide, particularly from Britain, Russia and East European countries. Nevertheless, it is a great place to visit for those who want to enjoy boat tours, cruises, beaches, water parks and hip hop parties etc.
Marmaris and nearby areas are great for enjoying splendid beaches and a range of water sports. The two local water parks are simply best for family amusement. Nearby towns like Turunc and Icmeler are renowned for their golden sand and immensely beautiful beaches. Both these towns can be reached easily with help of public transport or private taxis. All these places are indeed must ones.
Daily cruises are also popular among tourists. These cruises help them to enjoy the splendid natural beauty of the area. The mountainous shoreline, ancient ruins, a popular cave and turquoise coves are best watched from a cruise. In fact, the cave can be entered only from the sea and there is no other entrance to it. Most cruises halt at the immensely beautiful Cennet Adasi beach, meaning Paradise Island in Turkish.
A jeep safari is a great way to explore the region. One can visit the mountainous regions around the city with a safari tour. Beautiful beaches and waterfalls can be visited with such a tour. Make it a point to visit Peninsula of Bozburun and Kizkumu sandbar with a jeep safari. The peninsula is rich of natural beauty and is a must visit place.
Tourists can also enjoy Turkish baths at Marmaris. These baths offer body peel, oil massage, foam massage and sauna. These are pretty cheap as well and all the above facilities can be enjoyed at dirt cheap prices, transport included. When you are in Marmaris, this is one activity that you may not want to miss at any cost!
The city is heaven for party buffs. Numerous pubs and night clubs are dotted around the city and offer excellent partying avenues for tourists. Enjoy delicious local delicacies, traditional belly dance at any one of such locations. Many hotels tend to arrange buffet and entertainment for visitors at a decent price.
A number of good clubs are located around the beachfront and can be checked out. Another place where one can find numerous clubs is the Bar Street. It is located in older part of the town and houses as many as over 100 nightclubs and bars.
There are numerous avenues for shopping Turkish goods like carpets and real leather stuff. Fake branded clothes with amazingly good quality can be considered for buying as well. Marmaris has a big thriving market along with that at Icmeler. The temptation to purchase baby tortoises ought to be avoided as that can have legal issues.
Marmaris can be reached by catching a flight to nearby Dalaman airport and getting into the city with regular transport service from there. Getting around is both easy and cheap. Dolmus minibuses, taxis and buses ply throughout the city and nearby areas.