Nestled on a pine-laden mountainside, the beautiful bay of Marmaris is one of Turkey's most popular spots, and it's not hard to see why - there's so much to discover on holidays in Marmaris, you'd need to relocate to do it properly! The beautiful waters here are as clear as the sky, and it's all just six hours away! Book your Turkey holidays with On The Beach today and see all this enchanting land has to offer!
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Marmaris is pretty much permanently warm. Even winter days rarely go below 10° Celsius, and the height of summer sees the thermometer shoot above 30° Celsius. The water temperature is conducive to swimming in the light blue sea, and from May to October you're guaranteed no rain - so pack your Factor 30! One thing's for sure: if it's sun, sea and sand you want, Marmaris holidays are just the ticket.
Not for nothing do the Turks call this place Green Marmaris. From cypress to pines, this is one of the most pleasantly verdant beaches on the coastline, and the clash of greens with the light blue sea will have you reaching for your easel! There are quiet beaches only a couple of miles away at Icmeler and Bosburun, and for a truly breathtaking sunset panorama, hike up the mountainside forests - you won't be disappointed by the scenery on Marmaris holidays!
Things To Do on Marmaris Holidays
No Marmaris holiday would be complete without a spot of yachting - this is the cruise capital of Turkey, so be sure to get on board a yacht or ferry for some music and mirth on the Med. Talking of cruises, you're only one hour from Rhodes here too, so it's the perfect opportunity to taste a slice of Greek culture.
That said, there's enough culture here to keep even the most fastidious tourist happy: day trips to the ancient Roman city of Ephesus, jeep safaris into the surrounding woodland and trips to the archaic white castle, home to Marmaris Museum with its seven galleries and Ottoman artefacts.
One of the many local delights on offer here is the world-famous Hammam, or Turkish mud bath, said to soothe all your aches and pains, and even cure headaches! If it's your first time in Marmaris, be sure to go on a Turkish Night with accompanying ìmezes', dishes of shish kebab and fresh seafood. To walk it off, you might consider a visit to the local market in the old town, where surrounded by fine silks, jewels and carpets, you can haggle the day away!
Unsurprisingly, given Marmaris' boating life, night cruises here are a popular disport, where you can wine and dine whilst you taking in the glorious Mediterranean sunset. For landlubbers, there's a surfeit of pubs, bars and beachfront shacks on offer, giving you the chance to see some belly dancing or live Turkish folk music, or, if clubbing is your thing, listen and dance to some great DJs in the clubs. Since the beach at Marmaris is one of the most popular in Turkey, you won't have to go far to enjoy yourself, and there are lots of places that are open till dawn! Marmaris holidays offer just about everything you could want from your break in the sun!
Book a Marmaris Holiday now!
On The Beach makes it easy to create your own tailor-made Marmaris holidays. With our online booking system you can easily combine cheap Turkey flights with cheap accommodation in Marmaris hotels which suit your budget, and there are amazing deals available right now! What's more, the earlier you book, the more you can save - take advantage of our low deposit scheme and pay as little as £25pp deposits on flights and just £1pp hotel deposits! What's to think about?!