Dalaman Travel Guide

Dalaman Travel Guide

Dalaman is the gateway airport to the major resorts in Turkey including Marmaris, Olu Deniz, Icmeler, Turunc and Fetihye. Turkey is a great place to visit with Turks being very friendly, hospitable and welcoming to visitors and with great weather, beaches and plenty to do and see.

Location

Turkey borders the Mediterranean and Agean Seas

Climate

The holiday season runs April to October and temperatures are good during this period. July and August can get particularly hot.

Currency

Turkish Lira (TL)

Time Difference

GMT +2 hrs

Transfer Time

Between 90 and 120 mins for Marmaris, Olu Deniz, Icmeler, Turunc and Fetihye.

Hotels

Accomodation is plentiful, cheap in Turkey and of a good quality. Appartments and chalets are popular choices but many hotels are available.

Attractions

This part of Turkey has something to offer everyone. Beaches, watersports, nightlife, local markets, many small towns and villages.

Shopping

Leather goods, glassware, pottery and local crafts are popular as well as discount fashion goods. Don't forget to haggle!

Excursions

Ephesus, Pammukale, Dalyan, the 4th century Caunos, local Turkish villages, Turkish baths, Turkish nights, boat trips around the bay of Marmaris and to Turunc and a hydrofoil trip to Rhodes.

Family

The Turks are very fond of children and are well catered for here. Many restaurants are family orientated and there are plenty of attractions and things to do for the kids.

Getting Around

Within the resorts the public transport is quite good, especially the dolmus which are regular and cheap. To explore out of the resort hiring a car is recommended.