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Dalaman Region Holidays

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Overview

Holidays in Dalaman are the some of the most popular across the whole of Turkey. Located on the south west coast of the country, Dalaman package holidays take you away on an unforgettable trip to the ¿turquoise coast¿ ¿ a place where the shoreline is so surreal they had to give it a nickname! As with many of the Eurasian regions, holidays to Dalaman provide an eclectic mix of old vs. new. Traditional bazaars, authentic eateries and ancient ruins meet fashionable clubs, modern hotels, and family friendly attractions. In addition to the waters, the 30 degree heat, and the excellent range of facilities in Dalaman, the resort provides some of the most remarkable landscapes in the country - including Olu Deniz and Sedir Island. Expect to be blown away by the untouched, natural beauty of Dalaman

Places to Go

Olu Deniz Whichever resort you choose for your holidays in Dalaman, be sure to add Olu Deniz to your list. This beautiful lagoon, lined with sublime white sands that run to pebbles, is the most photographed beach in the Mediterranean. You¿ll only need to set eyes on the lagoon for a split second to see why ¿ it¿s unbelievably breathtaking. Also known as the Dead Sea coast, the blue flag Olu Deniz beach is a national nature reserve. Sedir Island Departing from Marmaris, take a short boat ride to Sedir Island - also known as the Cleopatra Island. As the name suggests, it is believed that Cleopatra was a fan, and the striking shorelines that now grace the coasts are thanks to her. As well as the soft organic sands, Sedir Island also has one of the most famous beaches in the Med - made solely from seashells! Kayakoy Adding a spooky feel to Holidays to Dalaman, the abandoned city of Kayakoy is a little eerie to say the least. Once a thriving community, the inhabitants of the area were moved to a Greek location in the early 20th century, shortly before the Fethiye earthquake of 1957 damaged much of Kayakoy¿s buildings. Visitors can now walk through the city, take in the sites, and grasp a feel for how life may have been for the locals.

Things to do

Barter for Bargains at Fethiye Market Is there anything more exhilarating than bartering to bag a bargain at an authentic bazaar? The markets of Fethiye are known for having a great selection of stalls, with produce ranging from fresh fruit and veg, to spices and textiles. Do not be too disheartened if you miss the main Tuesday market, just pick up some groceries from the slightly tamer re-run on Fridays. Capture Some Snaps of the Turtles Both freshwater and loggerhead turtles are native to the Turkish waters, and spending a day attempting to spot and snap them is time well spent. For the best chance of catching a glimpse of these, head over to the Dalyan River or Iztuzu Beach - don¿t forget to take your camera! Get Stuck Into Watersports Holidays in Dalaman are loved for their white powdery sands, lagoon-liked waters, and the extensive range of watersports activities offshore. Whether you want to try out surfing, sailing or diving, the Dalaman waters are clear and calm and perfect for the job in hand. Regardless of whether you consider yourself a beginner or an expert, instructors are available to offer you the level of support and assistance that you need to enjoy your excursions.

Top Holiday Resorts

Fethiye Embodying the theme of east meets west and old meets new - Fethiye is the ultimate location for travellers who are after the best of all worlds during their holidays in Dalaman. On one hand, Fethiye is a modern resort with an extensive selection of amenities, yet it blends effortlessly into its ancient city setting, Telmessos. Fethiye is becoming an increasingly popular Dalaman resort with those wanting to enjoy a varied break. Hisaronu Thanks to its neighbouring resort Olu Deniz, Hisaronu has evolved from a small fishing village into one of the most popular locations in Dalaman among Britons. Set in the mountains, Dalaman holiday deals to Hisaronu ensure that your escape is as tranquil as possible, with magnificent views over the region. If it¿s rest and relaxation that you want, with stunning beaches just a stone¿s throw away, choose Hisaronu. Marmaris Dalaman package holidays don¿t come any more contemporary than this. Marmaris is easily the most modern up of the Lycian Coast resorts. Developed to include luxury accommodation complexes on a beachfront setting, Marmaris boasts restaurants, bars, a good selection of clubs, and some family friendly days out and attractions. Here you¿ll also find two fantastic waterparks - Atlantis, the biggest on the resort, and AquaDream. Both offer splashing good fun for all ages. Olu Deniz Choose to stay in Olu Deniz on your Dalaman holidays for an idyllic base for any newlyweds or loved-up couples during their time in Turkey. Set on the glorious Dead Sea lagoon, this is a short haul destination with a truly tropical ambience. The area is serene, yet there is a good selection of restaurants and hotels available within the small town that will provide everything you need for a memorable stay. For something a little different, take a look at cheap package holiday deal to Dalaman ¿ the blend of cultures and the versatility of the getaways available ensure that all visitors have the time of their life.

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