About Marmaris

Tourist information and guide to holiday resort Marmaris, Turkey...

Marmaris is a coastal town, a port city and a tourist destination on the southwest Mediterranean coast of Turkey, in the Mugla Province. Marmaris splits the Mediterranean Sea and the Aegean Sea along with a long and narrow peninsula. Marmaris is one of the Turkey's most popular holiday towns and largest resorts on the Aegean coast. With its surroundings, long coastline, outstanding landscape of pine-covered hills, isolated bays and inlets, wonderful beaches, ancient cities, marinas and every kind of attractions; Marmaris welcomes about 400,000 people during summer season.

Marmaris is a lovely resort that where swimming is possible in the secluded bays as well as in front of the hotels in the city centre. The sea is always crystal clear. Marmaris has long stretch of golden fine sandy beaches, small bays, coves and islands. Marmaris has 300 days of sunshine during the year. Marmaris can also be considered as the Mediterranean paradise. Marmaris is also a major centre for yacht tourism and blue voyage. Marmaris has easy and well built connections to the nearby airport in Dalaman, and on the road to Mugla, Datca and Fethiye. Transportation in the town is very well organized.

The region bordered by the Marmaris Castle, Marmaris Harbour and Marmaris Marina is called as "Marmaris Old Town" (the historical centre of Marmaris)". The historical buildings at the central Marmaris are all date back to 16th century during the era of the Ottoman Empire. The historical building around the Marmaris are all protected and restored and most of them today serve as bars, restaurants and shopping malls. The narrow streets and wooden building look very fastinating. Points of interest at the Marmaris Old Town icnlude; Marmaris Catsle & Museum and Marmaris Grand Bazaar, also known as Carsi Market.