Marmaris in Turkey – Beautiful Bay And Green Forest

Beach in Marmaris Turkey

Visiting Marmaris in Turkey

Marmaris is one of the most attractive and busiest seaside resorts in Turkey. It is a really beautiful place where you can enjoy a picturesque bay, green forests and exotic vegetation and many lovely islands scattered in the sea. Just several decades ago, Marmaris was a small and unknown village, but now it is a pretty large cosmopolitan resort with modern luxury hotels (list), thousand of attractions, and polite local people ready to do everything for your maximum comfort.

Marmaris Castle Houses
Marmaris Castle Houses

The well-maintained beaches offer many fascinating possibilities for a memorable fun and relaxation. The resort has many restaurants, traditional and Western cafes, discos and fashion boutiques and souvenir shops and you will be busy during the whole day with only pleasant activities for sure.

The clean turquoise sea of Marmaris is warm and suitable for incredible vacation from early May to mid-October. If you are a huge fan of different water sports like surfing and diving, then the resort is the right place for you. It is no coincidence that Marmaris is the center of yachting in Turkey and you can always rent a yacht and enjoy perfect privacy all that Marmaris and the clean sea have to offer. You can go fishing or dive to many Marmaris underwater attraction, the choice is yours.

Beach in Marmaris Turkey
Beach in Marmaris Turkey

If you are bored from the beach or just have sunburn then you can think about an organized excursion to the ancient city of Ephesus, the second-largest city in the Roman Empire, or to the calcium terraces of Pamukkale. The ancient city of Hierapolis is also not far away for the resort and it is another huge opportunity to learn more about the great ancient past of the region, a place conquered by many great leaders and nations. If the seasickness doesn’t scare you then you can also use a ferry to visit the Greek island of Rhodes or the island of Cleopatra, places where one day won’t be enough to enjoy their whole beauty and uniqueness.

Afternoon in Marmaris
Afternoon in Marmaris

If you think that Marmaris is going to be a little bit noisy for your pleasant family vacation, then you can always rent a room in some of the hotels in the smaller resort called Icmeler, situated just about 10 km away from Marmaris. There you can be sure that you won’t find crowds of curious tourists and local people who are trying to sell you everything possible and created on Planet Earth.

As you see, Marmaris is a pretty good choice for a relaxing time in the Orient. There is something for everyone and you don’t want to be disappointed for sure. Just try to book a hotel earlier and you will grab some pretty good deal, something that will make your holiday in Turkey even better.

Check out our complete list of affordable hotels and resorts via Agoda or you may also see available Airbnb properties in Turkey.

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Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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