Rocking resorts and delightful day trips on Marmaris Private Tours of this popular resort town. During high season the number of people can increase to over a quarter-million with tourists flocking to this popular area of Turkey.
Marmaris guided tours to the beautiful harbor, lined with expensive boats and celebrity yachts is a must do. A fabulous Marmaris Castle crowns this lovely coastal town.
With many Marmaris private tour sightseeing opportunities from Rock Tombs, Museums, day trips and boat trips you can spend a lot of time traveling around. The beaches and beach sports in Marmaris are great and must be booked in advance where possible. Read More...
Marmaris Guided Tours of the Celebrity Filled Port and Harbor
The prestigious Marmaris Marina is unique in that it is the safest marina in the regions due to the natural design of the port and the huge wave breakers. Sunset views of the harbour are fantastic and very popular with tourists and locals.
Many luxurious yachts and boats dock here full of holidaymakers and celebrities wanting to enjoy the delights of Marmaris and the surrounding areas. You can book a private boat tour around the marina to appreciate the beautiful turquoise waters, lovely bays and maybe spot celebrities.
Top 10 Things to Do in Marmaris
Day Trips to Rhodes
Private Tour Day Trips from Marmaris to Rhodes one of the most famous islands in Greece and the world. The only one-hour boat trip will take you to the Old Town of Rhodes to explore this world heritage site. Your guide will escort you while you are on the Island and fill you in on the cultural heritage of this beautiful place. Most island tours last around 6 hours.
Daily boat trip to Dalyan
Daily boat trips to Dalyan on guided private tours have a huge selection to choose from they all include lunch and soft drinks. It is an excellent way to chill and relax by sunbathing on this famous river tour. The scenery from the boat is amazing with sheer cliffs and many archaeological ruins along the way.
Marmaris Museum escorted private tours within Marmaris Castle has a wide range of exhibitions of artifacts discovered at Knidos. Ottoman gravestones, coins, seals, oil lamps, and pottery, are on display there. The Knidos Room in the Museum has a statue of Aphrodite and other mythical exhibitions. The views from the Castle are a perfect opportunity for super snaps.
The prestigious Marmaris Marina is unique in that it is the safest marina in the regions due to the natural design of the port and the huge wave breakers. Many luxurious yachts and boats dock here, and you can book a private boat tour around the marina to appreciate the beautiful turquoise waters and lovely bays.
Take a private tour to Cleopatra Island off Marmaris and see this small island beach made of silky smooth white sand and clear sea. This sand is what makes this island so special as it is formed of tiny seashells crushed by the waters over time and millennia. Watersports are big here, or you can just laze on the beach and dream of Cleopatra and Mark Anthony as this was their secret place.
Carian Rock Tombs
An excellent example of Carian Rock Tombs can be located on Private tours at the Caunus site, perched between mountains and rivers and partially submerged in marshland. Caucus (Kaunas) is celebrated for its row of Carian Rock Tombs carved into its cliff-face. Carian rock tombs can also be carved into the rock below ground and sealed with a stone lid.
Daily Boat Trips
If you fancy a day at sea have a walk down to the marina and check out the many boat guided tours that are available. A huge selection to choose from they all include lunch and soft drinks, it is an excellent way to chill and relax by sunbathing out at sea. if your lucky enough you'll catch the dolphins swimming and jumping down the side of the boat.
Marmaris Scuba Diving
Marmaris Scuba Diving Tours can be booked through your private tour guide from your hotel. Whether you are a professional or amateur the team will cater for everyone on these day trips, and you will be well looked after. Usually, your hotel pick up is after 9.30 you will get all the gear, two dives, and lunch. Any tourists that go on these trips often say this was a highlight for them.
Bar Street Marmaris
Marmaris has a huge selection of bars and fabulous restaurants. However, everyone heads to the famous Bar Street at least once on their holiday where in the summer you will find the place heaving with people, a mix of Turkish and tourists trying out the many nightclubs and bars. The music is pumping, and everyone is dancing until the early hours. You can have a bar crawl guided tour.
Traditional Turkish Night
Experience Turkish culture and traditions on a private tour Turkish night show. Many of these tours are all inclusive with dinner and local alcohol included. From whirling dervishes, traditional live music, folk dancers, and belly dancers these Turkish nights are unique and great fun. Some of these traditional dances have been passed down from generation to generation and performed with pride by professional dancers.
Travel Tips for Marmaris
Best Time To Visit
Marmaris climate throughout the year is awesome, it can be a little wet and cold from December to April, but it's still a good time to visit the many historical sites around the area with little sun. May through to September is perfect for a beach holiday here as the temperatures hit over 35 degrees. Marmaris is a popular tourist destination for beach holidays in the Mugla area with lots of sightseeing private tour opportunities and beautiful beaches.
If you are on a budget, then Marmaris is the ideal holiday destination as flights can be cheap and transfers to hotels are not that long. The currency is Turkish Lira, best-changing money in Turkey as you get a better rate than you would do back home. Restaurants, bars, and clubs are reasonably priced, and if you love shopping, you can get many bargains here.
Know Before Visiting
Marmaris locals are very welcoming and helpful, you will fall in love with this area of Turkey and will keep coming back as many holidaymakers do for the lovely sandy beaches. If you love shopping, you can haggle its part of the culture so have fun always ask for a discount! The local transport is reasonably priced and frequent, well worth a try to get to know the area.
The weather is good for most of the year from June to end of October, the weather is fantastic and gets sweltering in July and August with temperatures rising to 35 degrees!! However, wherever you go there is air conditioning, if you do not want to lie on a beach there are a lot to choose from with Fethiye escorted tours to great ruins and historical sites