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Holidays to Marmaris in 2016

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Magnificent Marmaris

Sandy beaches, a lively night scene and an abundance of great family-friendly attractions – Marmaris offers everything you need for a fantastic fun-packed holiday in the sun.

With a mountainside covered in beautiful pines and a striking coastline providing spectacular views, you’re in the ideal spot to take in the stunning perspectives on your holidays in Marmaris. Whether you want to sail the crystal-clear waters by yacht or settle yourself on the dark volcanic sands of Turkey’s beaches, you’ll find what you’re looking for on Marmaris holidays.

Beach Life

Marmaris is one of the busiest resorts on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast in the Dalaman Region and it no surprise that a large part of its appeal lies in its beaches. The long, narrow stretch of beach along the coast is mainly made up of volcanic sand and pebbles, adorned with sun loungers and providing an ideal spot for water sports. Here, you’ll find some great 5-star and luxury hotels situated along the front, perfect for staying close to the action on your Marmaris holidays.

If you’d rather set yourself away from the hype, there are many apartments further into town away from the buzz of the beach and the glare of the neon lights of vibrant nightclubs. With short walks to the main attractions, this is a great place to base yourself on your holidays.

After Dark

If you’d prefer to catch a glimpse of some of the great historical sites in Marmaris, pay a visit to Marmaris Castle. With courtyards abundant in bloom and splendid panoramic from the top, this is a must-visit for history buffs – make sure you dip into the museum for a bit of background history.

In the shadow of the castle is a great daily market selling a wealth of Turkish souvenirs. Here, you’ll find sweet spices, locally made shawls and handcrafted jewellery. If you’re looking for something a little more contemporary, head to Thursday’s market at G Mustafa Mugali Caddesi – it is especially popular for clubbing wear and faux-designer clothing.

Adventure-seekers definitely won’t feel out of their depth on their in Mamaris. Instead, head to the main beach where you’ll find a full list of water sports- whether you’re looking to sail along in banana boats or hop on a jet-ski for a fun-fuelled adrenaline ride. If you’d rather relax and recharge on your trip onto the sea, climb aboard a laid-back boat or yacht cruise while keeping your eyes peeled for quieter beach spots along the coastline like Icmeler and Turuncand the Greek Island of [Rhodes](.

Holidays to Marmaris are famed for their lively night scene. For a traditional night out, head to some of the resort’s restaurants, where you’ll be greeted with themed nights showcasing belly dancing and local folk music – with some even laying on some lessons. Once you’ve experienced a glimpse into Turkish culture, head to Bar Street for neon lights, loud and proud bars and clubs that stay open until sunset.

Marmaris Beach Getaways

Climate

Marmaris boasts an outstanding climate, for anybody looking to enjoy an idyllic beach holiday. It can get very hot during the peak months of July and August, which is also when most of the crowds arrive. However, visit in the Spring or Autumn, and you can still enjoy pleasant beach weather along with a little more peace and quiet!

Sunbathing

Hoping to work on your tan a little? There are great provisions for sunbathing down at the beach, with fine golden sand in addition to a great range of deck chairs and sun beds. You’ll even be able to pick up a cocktail from one of the many beachside bars, to enjoy as you bask in the golden rays!

Quiet Spots

Those hoping to enjoy a little rest and relaxation down at the beach won’t find it hard to escape the busy crowds – the long stretch of coastline here offers numerous discrete coves and inlets, so you need only take a short stroll along the beach, in order to find a private spot for swimming and sunbathing.

Boat Trips

One popular way to spend the time, is to taking a boat trip out from the harbour. There are numerous companies who run pleasure boat cruises from here – some lasting a weekend, others just long enough to enjoy a traditional Turkish meal and some live music!

Marmaris Couples Retreats

Romance

If you’re looking for a great destination for a romantic break, then this could be the perfect option! Here you’ll be able to enjoy first class treatment in a beautiful beach setting, making this the ideal place to visit for a short romantic break, or even a honeymoon.

Restaurants

When it comes to eating out, there are loads of options here, many of which are ideally suited for a secluded, romantic meal. You’ll be able to try out the fantastic local cuisine for yourselves, in any of the intimate, high quality restaurants scattered around the resort centre!

Hotels

There are some superb hotels on offer for anybody looking for comfort and luxury. The Green Nature Resort & Spa for example, would make the perfect destination for a romantic break – boasting a winning combination of spacious, comfortable rooms, first-class service and a full spa suite!

Spas

One great way to celebrate your romantic trip would be by indulging yourselves with a luxurious spa treatment, the resort boasts a number of fully-equipped spa suites, where you and your loved one will be able to take advantage of facilities for massage, wraps, facials and more!

Marmaris Family Breaks

Water Sports

You will be able to find a good selection of water sports on offer here, many tailored to suit family groups. From racing pedalos across the waves, to hiring out scuba gear, and exploring an underwater world full of colour coral and otherworldly sea life! There is a superb range of activities on offer, suitable for the whole family.

Family Friendly Beaches

Anyone travelling with young children will be delighted to know that the beaches here offer a safe and comfortable environment for families. The clear shallow waters are safe for swimming and playing in, and there are some great facilities on offer for eating, drinking and just relaxing.

Family Hotels

There are a great range hotels located around the resort that cater well for family groups. At properties such as Club Armar or the Pineta Park Deluxe Hotel for example, you will be able to enjoy first-class facilities, including family-friendly restaurants, swimming pools, and even a range of children’s activity clubs!

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-Pineta Park Deluxe Hotel

Activities

Looking for a fun family day out? You could enjoy a boat trip out around the bay, or even take the ferry over to one of the neighbouring towns, such as Icmeler. Alternatively, check out the local water park – one of the largest anywhere in Turkey!

Top Marmaris Hotels

Green Nature Resort and Spa

For the perfect balance of a peaceful hotel surrounded by the beautiful Turkish countryside and just a 500m walk to the nearest beach, with the ease of having the lively centre of Marmaris just 2 miles away then this hotel is the one for you. Perfect for families and couples, there is an impressive range of facilities on offer including a children’s club, indoor and outdoor pools, a wellness centre for adults including spa treatments, tennis courts, volleyball courts and aqua classes every morning. For a completely relaxing holiday, take advantage of the all-inclusive option which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner in the buffet restaurant. You can also get snacks and afternoon tea on the terrace and in the Amphi Bar. They even serve midnight soup from 11pm to midnight!

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Hotel Begonville

Hotel Begonville is the perfect base for exploring the surrounding areas of Marmaris. The nearest bus station is just a 5 minute walk from the hotel and the beach is just 100m away. The hotel has a large lagoon style pool and terrace with sun loungers and parasols, perfect for socking up the Turkish sun. There is also the wellness centre including Turkish bath, sauna and massage facilities, or a games room if you’re feeling more active. Choose the all-inclusive option for a truly relaxing holiday.

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Beachfront Hotel

If you are looking for a beach holiday in the sun then this is the perfect hotel for you. Not only does it have its’ own private stretch of beach, swimming pool and separate children’s pool, it also has a large terrace for sunbathing and even a restaurant on the beach serving drinks and snacks all day. The main restaurant serves buffet style breakfast, lunch and dinner, whilst the lounge bar is a great place for a relaxing drink at any time throughout the day.

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Club Secret Garden Apartments

These comfortable apartments set in their own private gardens are ideally located for exploring Marmaris. The beach and a range of shops and restaurants are within walking distance and it is a short bus ride to the centre of Marmaris where you will find loads of day time activities to keep you busy and lively nightlife. There is an outdoor pool and terrace with plenty of room for sunbathing and a separate children’s pool. The on-site restaurants serves buffet style breakfast, lunch and dinner, whilst Big Finger’s bar serves snacks and is where you will find the evening entertainment. If you would rather go self-catering then all rooms come equipped with a two ring hob and fridge.

Useful information

Language
Turkish (English generally spoken in resorts)
Currency
Turkish Lira (YTL)
Local time
GMT/BST +2 hours
Airport
Dalaman
Flight time
4 hours