Marmaris holidays: You’ll find a large selection of amazingly cheap hotels here. That, combined with the great exchange rate outside of the Euro, makes Marmaris holidays 2013 an ideal resort for cheap holidays.
Markets and Malls:Marmaris has many markets selling everything from Turkish delicacies to designer garments. It’s the perfect place to pick up local bargains and souvenirs on holidays here.
Large beach: The lengthy main beach is also easily accessible and lined with cafes at almost every step. As Marmaris is a coastal resort, the beach is just a short walk no matter which hotel you’re staying in.
Lively holidays: There’s a whole street dedicated to bars and clubs if you like your holidays lively. With loud music, low-priced British food and great value drinks, cheap holidays to Marmaris are incredibly easy to find.
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Attractions in Marmaris
Marmaris Castle: The famed Alexander the Great came wading in to conquer Marmaris Castle back in his heyday, although the current castle has only been standing since 1522. It’s been fully restored to back to its original condition, and now also houses a museum about the history of Marmaris.
Activities in Marmaris
Dalyan Mud Baths: Mud, glorious mud – you’ll find lots of it at the Dalyan Mud Baths near Marmaris. Just a short boat ride away, you can take in many sights of Dalyan while you’re on your trip. When you arrive at the mud baths, you can dive straight in! It’s a bit smelly, but hey, it’s mud - what did you expect! It’s also really good for your skin.
The King Tombs: The King Tombs are also in Dalyan, near the mud baths so you could see both on one Marmaris holiday excursion. The tombs can only be viewed by boat – they’re literally carved out of the rock around them and are stunningly beautiful, amazingly they’re over 3000 years old too.
Marmaris Bay: The calm cove of water in Marmaris Bay has made it the ideal home for a trio of lovely marinas. Wandering round the sun-soaked harbours with the water glistening by your side is a pleasant experience. And you can always stop off to take a look at all the shiny yachts that are anchored for all to see.
Water parks: There are also two huge waterparks to choose from in Marmaris – Aquadream and Atlantis. They offer everything you’d expect, with wacky colourful slides, a number of different pools and specially designed slides for kids. Great for fun family holidays in Marmaris and a bit of cooling off after being out in the hot Turkey sun.
Beaches in Marmaris
Marmaris Bay: Marmaris’s main beach is a long yet narrow strip of sand. It’s best to get there early in the summer holiday months because it’s incredibly popular with sunbathers and families wanting to enjoy the warm, crystal clear sea. With all the water sports available across this sunny stretch of the Mediterranean, it’s a favourite place for thrill seekers too.
Icmeler: We’d also recommend you take a trip to Icmeler too. Only a short hop away from Marmaris, it’s an incredibly beautiful bit of coastline. The stunning scenery spans for miles around you, with dramatic pine-covered mountains and seas awash with azure and turquoise. It’s also slightly quieter than Marmaris beach, with a larger expanse of golden velvety sand.
Restaurants in Marmaris
Always: As Marmaris holidays are incredibly popular, there are plenty of cafes and restaurants vying for your attention. What that means is you get a huge choice of cuisine, from Turkish to Italian, Chinese to Indian all within walking distance of each other. Of course, you can also have good old egg and chips if you’d prefer while on your Marmaris Holidays! But if you want a restaurant with good value food that fits well with cheap holidays to Marmaris, head to Always. It’s ‘always’ filled with happy holidaymakers filling their bellies – surely a good sign! The friendly service from the waiters is ‘Always’ exceptional too.
Bacchus: For traditional Turkish food nestled nicely alongside the usual Pizzas and burgers, a night at Bacchus should be on your menu. You’ll get a free entertainment show thrown in free with your food as well.
Golden River: Marmaris holidays offer all sorts of international cuisine, and this Chinese restaurant is one of the best examples. With such classics as beef in black bean sauce and Peking duck cooked beautifully, it’s a brilliant place for an oriental feast!
Nightlife in Marmaris
Clubbing holidays: A large part of the reason why Marmaris holidays have become the tourist central it is today is due to the incredible nightlife on Bar Street. There’s a variety of clubs, from the 1,300 capacity Crazy Daisy to the full-on laser effects of Arena. It really is a partygoer’s paradise.
Beach bars: Of course, with Marmaris holidays being so bright and lively, you’ll also find plenty of bars along the seafront that cater to a younger crowd too. The music is often eclectic, with everything from chart pop to r’n’b and dance thrown into the mix.
Relaxing drinks: If you prefer slightly more sedate holidays, there are several traditionally themed Turkish shows in Marmaris, as quieter English and Irish style family bars. The cheap drinks and huge widescreens make them a great place to sit back and catch up on the football!
Shopping in Marmaris
Marmaris markets: Shopping is one of the things Marmaris does best, as you get a range of different outlets to suit every budget, from those on cheap holidays to those enjoying five-star hotels here. The daily Carsi market has over 200 stalls offering everything from touristy souvenirs to quality leather, beautifully designed rugs and surprisingly cheap jewellery. There’s also another market in Marmaris every Thursday which specialises in fine fabrics and clothing.
Stylish brands: If you want to splash your cash and go for all-out glamour, the Nestel Marina Mall will match your tastes while enjoying your holidays to Marmaris. It has many designer boutiques and classy fashion joints, as well as a few places to pick up some locally-produced ornaments as a memento of Marmaris holidays.
Food shops: The climate has been kind while on Marmaris holidays and blessed them with all sorts of natural delights. While you’re here, you should really take the chance to sample the delicious honey in Turkey and the rich, flavoursome olive oil which is abundant in Mediterranean countries. And of course, who could forget Turkish delight! Named Lokum in Turkey, this sweet treat has been made for over 200 years. There’s a fantastic shop in the centre of Marmaris named the ‘Turkish Delight House’ where you can actually watch them making it before you tuck in.