A Timeless Beauty…
Marmaris is a very remarkable town for many foreigners with its surroundings, ancient cities, totally 452 km coastline, green nature, hidden coves and inlets, marvellous beaches, marinas and every kind of attractions. The number of people visiting Marmaris from around the world increasing every year. The unique lifestyle of the Mediterranean region attracts people of all ages.
Marmaris is situated on the southwest Mediterranean coast of Turkey, in the Mugla Province. Because of its special condition, you can feel Eagean and Mediterranean living style at the same time. This lifestyle indicates you less is more. People communicate, help and share. That’s exactly what all the people are looking for in these individual days.
The history of Marmaris goes back to 3400 BC. This region was called Karla because of the leader Kar who reigned over in this territory. As time goes by Marmaris hosted different civilizations such as Egyptian, Asdur, Ion, Dor, Persian, Macedonian, Syrian, Roman, Byzantium, Seljuk and Ottoman. When you walk through the narrow streets of the old town in Marmaris you can see the traces of the past especially at the architectural texture of the city.
The ancient cities around Marmaris are; Larymna (Bozburun), Thyssanos (Sögüt), Phoinix (Taşlıca), Loryma (Bozukkale), Physkos(Beldibi), Amos (Turunç), Bybassos (Hisarönü), Kastabos (Hisarönü), Syma (Bayır Village), Kasara (Serge Harbour), Cedrai (Sedir Island), Knidos, Euthena and Amnistos (Karacasöğüt).
A simple but extraordinary life is calling you…
In the past fishing and sponge diving was the source of living of this town. After 1980’s local people hosted tourists at their houses and that was the very beginning of tourism in Marmaris. When the tourists visited this little town they all loved it at first sight with its breathtaking view and every tone of blues and greens.
Marmaris has another unique detail that all beaches of Marmaris have Blue Flag which is an eco-label international programme, given to beaches and marinas having reached to a standard specified in the criteria. Marmaris is known for its yacht tourism and blue voyage tours. It offers lots of options for the holidaymakers that suits their budget. What kind of a holiday you want an energetic with watersports, safaris, lively nightlife etc. or a relaxed one you may find alternatives as you like. Another option is Blue Voyage which is characteristic Turkish tour made by the traditional Gulets (Schooners). It is unique to Turkey’s Mediterranean and Aegean turquoise coasts.
How to get there?
Getting to Marmaris is very easy that tourists may find several direct, scheduled and charter flights to Marmaris (Dalaman International Airport) from many major European cities.
Brace yourself to be lost in time and discover all the blessings of nature.