Why fly to Dalaman?
Flying to Dalaman puts you in a prime position on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast. It’s set on a coastal plain, in a region of southwest Turkey that has been welcoming visitors since ancient times.Backed by mountains, rivers and gorges, Dalaman offers activities for the energetic traveller and relaxation for the sun worshipper, including a host of Blue Flag Beaches. Spas and hammams are dotted throughout the region, for the ultimate in self-care. You’ll also find plentiful Roman ruins, amphitheatres and some remarkable Lycian rock tombs.
Things to do in and around DalamanPeople may fly from the UK to Dalaman for days in search of sun and sand, but the Dalaman coast is just one of the beautiful natural landscapes in this part of Turkey. Hike into the mountainous area, discovering river gorges, waterfalls and traditional villages. If your legs aren’t up to it, try out a 4x4 safari, or an even more relaxing river cruise. A boat trip along the Dalyan river will take you in comfort to a prime view of the famous rock tombs. This area also offers protection to loggerhead turtles, which you might see on your way down to the sea if you’re lucky.
Not far from Dalaman, in Marmaris, visit a traditional honey house to find out about bees and buy some local honey. Marmaris is also home to a colourful grand bazaar, where unique bags, leather goods and homemade goods are ripe for the picking. Other souvenirs to look out for are ceramics, organic cotton towels, hand-made soap, and rugs. Then head down to the marina for a more up-market vibe, where yachts, coffee shops and restaurants, back up onto a modern luxury shopping mall.
Dalaman beachesCheap Dalaman flights bring you within reach of some great beaches. You’ll marvel at stretches of sand up to 12 kilometres long, with lots of swimmable coves and attractive bays. You’ll find some resorts offering seafront shops, bars, restaurants and active nightlife in bars and clubs. Others are more laid back, or just so beautiful they’ve been made into a national park. The Blue Lagoon in Olu Deniz, for example, is an Instagram paradise. Bask on its beaches or pootle round on a pedalo to appreciate the views. You could even have a go at a stand-up paddleboard.
Dining out in DalamanOne of the best ways to fuel up in Dalaman is by visiting the many street food eateries. These delicious snack outlets give fast food a whole new meaning. Kebabs on sticks or wrapped in pita bread can be paired with yoghurt, salads or chips. Vegetarians will love the stuffed vine leaves and spinach pastries. In sit-down restaurants, you can choose interesting salads packed with fresh local ingredients. Anything with nuts, fruit and honey is also a favourite, like baklava.
Book flights and hotels in DalamanConsidering a holiday to Dalaman? This historic region of sea and mountains certainly deserves a look, and we’re here to guide you. easyJet holidays has the perfect Dalaman experience for you, whether you’re intrigued by all inclusive or hoping for a more local and lowkey experience. We even provide your airport transfer and a 23 kg checked bag so you can relax and enjoy the journey.
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