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Top things to see and do in Marmaris

7th July 2014

Marmaris is a port town and tourist resort, located in Muğla Province, southwest Turkey.

Along the beautiful Turkish Aegean Coast you will find this lively and bustling resort.
(Marmaris is approx. 90 mins from Dalaman Airport)

Marmaris is a very popular tourist destination which becomes very crowded in the summer months.
The big natural harbour with the Taurus Mountains as a back drop, is surrounded by little bays and small islands. This makes Marmaris a very beautiful area within Turkey.

So what is there to see and do in Marmaris?
Read on the discover....

Sedir Island
The Sedir Island (Cleopatra Island) is one of the popular tourist destinations of the Muğla Province, thanks to it's beautiful turquoise sea, which reflects many shades of blue.
Cleopatra’s Island sits on the gulf of Gokava in the Marmaris peninsula and is steeped in urban legends of romance and passion. Its name stems from a love affair between two of history’s most prolific people.
~ Mark Anthony & Cleopatra (present day myths refer to when the exotic queen of Egypt, Cleopatra spent time in the region)
(Admission fee 15TL)

Bar Street
Bar street is famous in Marmaris and in the summer months roughly 600,000 British tourists flock to Turkey’s party capital.
Bar Street is packed with lots of bars and clubs and for those 'party animals' you can enjoy partying every day of the week.
There is something for everyone, from Karaoke to Drag act shows, fancy night clubs to hardcore clubbing.

Marmaris Castle

Marmaris' hilltop castle, built in 1522 was 'Süleyman the Magnificent's' assembly point for his 200,000 troops, was used to capture Rhodes.
At Marmaris castle you can see 'Marmaris Museum', which exhibits amphorae, glassware, coins and other finds, including from Knidos and Hisarönü.
(Admission fee 3TL)
Atlantis Waterpark
Atlantis Marmaris Waterpark is the biggest in Marmaris and guarantees a fun packed family day out. The water park features numereous slides, kids pool, wave pool, mini golf, bowling, restaurants, bars and entertainment. Atlantis Marmaris Waterpark is located on the sea front and has a private beach. (during you stay on the beach you can use the sunbeds and umbrellas for free)

Boat Trip
A boat trip is one of the best ways to explore the beautiful Aegean Coast. You can enjoy sunbathing and swiming on secluded beaches and islands. Tours are available daily and most provide all inclusive unlimited beer and soft drinks. Along with lunch. (salads and pasta/meze on the boat)
Sunbathing decks with sun-beds are also available with most boat trips.

Marmaris Beach
Marmaris beach is a beautiful place to relax and unwind. For those looking for more adventure, water sports and jet skies are available for hire and drinks and snacks can be purchased throughout the day. (most spots on Marmaris beach will offer sunbeds and umbrellas for free for those purchasing drinks)

Traditional Turkish Night
Turkish cusine, fine wine and entertainment - If you want to try something new, then why not try a Turkish night packed with music & dancing?
Eat 'meze' along with your drinks while you enjoy the belly dancers perform their eternal oriental dance

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10 days Marmaris summer vacation
For those looking at arriving in Marmaris and looking to sea a little of what Turkey has to offer. A visit to Marmaris for a summer holiday is the best thing anyone can do. Visit Marmaris and take day trip the Aegean sea with a picnic boat trip, horse safari, Traditional Turkish Village, Turkish Bath and Traditional Turkish Night. This special-designed tour will let you share the fun, excitement and discovery of Marmaris

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