THE TOP 15 Things To Do in Marmaris | Attractions & Activities
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THE TOP 15 Things To Do in Marmaris | Attractions & Activities

THE TOP 15 Things To Do in Marmaris | Attractions & Activities

Here are my top 15 things to do and see in Marmaris that make the city a popular travel destination:

  1. Marmaris Old Town: Marmaris Old Town is a historic district with narrow streets, traditional houses and a vibrant bazaar. Here you will find shops, restaurants and a lively atmosphere.

  2. Marmaris Marina: The Marina is a picturesque place where you will find yachts, sailing boats and a variety of restaurants and cafes. Here you can relax, take a walk and enjoy the luxurious atmosphere.

  3. Marmaris Castle (Marmaris Kalesi): Marmaris Castle dates back to the 16th century and offers stunning views of the city and coast. Inside the castle is an archeological museum showing the history of the region.

  4. İçmeler Beach: About 8 km from downtown is İçmeler Beach, a beautiful sandy beach with turquoise water. Here you can swim, sunbathe and try water sports such as jet skiing or parasailing.

  5. Cleopatra Island (Sedir Island): Cleopatra Island, also known as Sedir Island, is an idyllic place with a unique sandy beach. According to legend, Cleopatra imported the sand for this beach from Egypt. You can reach the island by boats from Marmaris.

  6. Atlantis Waterpark: Atlantis Waterpark is a popular family destination. It offers a variety of water slides, pools and entertainment for all ages.

  7. Dalyan and Kaunos: A boat tour to Dalyan is an unforgettable experience. You can explore the ancient city of Kaunos, visit the royal tombs and take a relaxing boat ride along the Dalyan River.

  8. Jeep Safari: An exciting way to explore the surroundings of Marmaris is on a jeep safari. You will ride adventurous off-road tracks, visit picturesque villages and enjoy the breathtaking scenery.

  9. Marmaris National Park: Marmaris National Park is located about 20 km from the city and offers an untouched nature. Here you can hike, picnic and watch the wildlife.

  10. Aqua Dream Water Park: Aqua Dream Water Park is another popular water park in Marmaris. It has a variety of water slides, pools and entertainment options for visitors of all ages.

  11. Bar Street: Bar Street in Marmaris is a vibrant nightlife hub. Here you will find a variety of bars, clubs and restaurants where you can party until the early hours.

  12. Marmaris Grand Bazaar: The Marmaris Grand Bazaar is a paradise for shopaholics. Here you can search for souvenirs, jewellery, leather goods, spices and much more.

  13. Turunc: A small coastal town near Marmaris. Turunc offers a quiet beach, relaxed atmosphere and beautiful scenery. You can get there by dolmus (minibus) from Marmaris.

  14. Marmaris Museum: The Marmaris Museum is housed in a restored Ottoman building and displays archaeological finds from the region. You can learn more about the history and culture of Marmaris here

  15. Turgut Waterfall: About 30 km from Marmaris is the Turgut Waterfall, an impressive waterfall surrounded by a green landscape. You can take a short hike and enjoy the natural beauty of the area.


These are some of the top attractions in Marmaris that you can explore on your own. Enjoy your time in Marmaris!