From a small fishing village, Marmaris has grown into a popular resort destination in Turkey during the recent years. A holiday to Marmaris becomes even more rewarding and a thrilling experience if you can manage to visit some of the interesting places around this beautiful holiday resort. We always recommend excellent tour packages to take you around Marmaris. Here are some interesting local tours which you can enjoy when you visit Marmaris Turkey

There’s no doubt that Turkey is a haven for tourists, especially those who are coming from Europe and Middle East. The country is interestingly found between these two continents. Most often people visit here to see how the intermarriage between Oriental and European cultures affects the society and way of living of its people, among others. Here is the list of all attractions that Marmaris has got for you.

Marmaris Turkey – Enjoy A Memorable Holiday Experience

Vibrant nightlife, exciting activities, white-sand beaches and lots of remarkable family-friendly attractions – the list of things to see and do in Marmaris is endless. Holidays to Marmaris are never one-paced. With a spectacular coastline providing stunning views and a mountainside covered with beautiful pines, there is no better Turkish destination to be than Marmaris. Regardless of your reasons for visiting Marmaris, be it for relaxation, cruising, going beneath the waves, or enjoying panoramic views of Marmaris from several hundreds of feet high, the beautiful resort town has what you’re looking for and in abundance.

When to go

Generally, Turkey features beach friendly temperature. Wherever you are in the country, expect hotter temperatures around late March. And by July, expect the temperature to be extremely hot. Additionally, summer months usually offers 12 hours of sunlight daily. The same applies to Marmaris.

Marmaris is a perfect destination worth visiting all year round; hence there is actually no best time to visit. However, summer months attracts a much large crowd who come for a fun-packed holiday in the sun. No matter the time you visit, you’ll find what you’re looking for.

Beach life

As one of Turkey’s busiest resort, Marmaris primary attraction lies in its beaches. Its long stretch of beaches along the coast is filled with locals and tourists alike who come to sunbathe. Not only that, the beaches make for a perfect spot for some great water sports activities such as parasailing, scuba diving, fishing, and swimming. For luxury vacation experience, climb aboard a yacht cruise.


Marmaris is a perfect destination for a wonderful family holiday. The Uzan Yali Beach offers plenty of space for kids to build sandcastles and take a dip in the waters. Other family-friendly beaches in Marmaris include the nearby Olu Deniz or Cleopatra Island. If you’ve had enough of the beaches in Marmaris, get aboard a boat and head for the beaches in Icemeler.


In between enjoying the many water sports activities, and savoring the thrills of your vacation in Marmaris, take some time to try out some shopping. Marmaris is home to many great shopping facilities, markets and local stores. Shopping is without doubt one of the finest things to do in Marmaris. Remember to sharpen your bargaining skills. Things to find include locally made onyx vases, bowls and ashtrays, Turkish clothes, mosaic lanterns, shoes, jewelry and many more.

Indeed, Marmaris offers a variety of products for visitors. Among the popular shopping centers in Marmaris is the Marmaris Grand Bazaar, also known as Carsi Market. Shopping hours are from 9am to 10pm. And during peak season, most local stores stay open till after 10pm.