Dalaman is a city in the province of Mugla. It affects the economy of the area by facilitating access to the touristic regions of Mugla through the airport. New facilities have been added to the Dalaman Airport in order to meet the increased passenger traffic. The bays within the boundaries of the city of Dalaman, known as the Gocek Bays, are imminently suitable for yacht tourism.

Things to do

A holiday in Dalaman means you’ll be in a great location from which to explore and enjoy this part of Southern Turkey. Full of ruined ancient cities and remnants from the many civilisations who have called this region home, Southern Turkey certainly has a lot to offer the history buff. Then there’s the spectacular scenery too that most visitors find breathtaking.

In Dalaman you can relax until your heart’s content or find lots to do such as taking part in an interesting history tour. For a truly relaxing experience, take a dip in a mud baths which are sure to leave you feeling refreshed before paying a visit to Turtle Beach.If you’re looking for some stunning sights, look no further than the underwater town of Kekova. As you paddle above the picturesque town, you’ll be able to see it clearly beneath the turquoise water.

1. Relax in a mud bath

One of the best ways to relax in Dalaman is with a long soak in a mud bath. People come from all over to take a dip in these baths because of the mud’s rejuvenating properties.

2. Check out Kalkan

If you’re feeling peckish, pop over to Kalkan where you’ll find lots of restaurants to choose from. This charming old fishing village rises up into

3. Visit the towns of Myra and Kekova

Normally you’d go to Lapland to meet Father Christmas but you may be shocked to hear that you can also see him in Myra. The story of Santa Claus is based on St Nicholas;

4. Spend the day at the beach

The Dalaman coastline is one of the most beautiful in all of Turkey and the most popular beach to visit is Ölüdeniz; one of the most photographed beaches in

5. Dalyan Delta and Rock Tombs

There are lots of reasons to visit the Dalyan Delta, but one of the best reasons is the fascinating rock tombs which have been carved into the cliffs.

Dalaman – Weather

Dalaman is warm 365 days of the year and even the winters are mild enough to take a dip in the pool. To make the best of your visit to Dalaman, visit during the spring or the autumn when the temperatures are perfect for everyone. The winter is just as warm but there is a risk of it raining on your holiday.


What is the best time of year to visit Dalaman?

May and October is an average of 20 degrees, June and September 25 degrees and July and August 30 degrees. The sea temperature does not change significantly and averages between 20-25 degrees.

What day trips can I do from Dalaman?

There are plenty of places to visit including Fethiye market, the Dalyan mud baths, Jeep safaris, boat cruises and historical sites

Do I need to hire a car in Dalaman?

The hotels are very close to the airport for transfers. If you want to explore the local area then car hire is a good option

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