Marmaris – Centre of the Turkish sailing tourism
Totally different is Marmaris. But also an interesting destination for a day trip. The town, pulsating and well-developed touristically, is located at the other end of the Datca Strait. Marmaris is the centre of the Turkish sailing tourism.
Modern marinas, but also many hotels, hospitals and shops are assembled in Marmaris. Here you also find the largest covered Bazaar in the vicinity, many restaurants, the Bar Street and everything you can expect in touristically developed towns.
You should not miss visiting the Fortress with the small museum above the inner harbour. The view from there across the Bay of Marmaris is as beautiful as the climb up to the castle through small labyrinthine alleyways.
Starting in Marmaris, you can make excursions to destinations near or farther off. Our friend Dogan, proprietor of the Hotel Palmiye, will be pleased to give you any support. Your places of excursion could be Ephesus, Dalyan, Göcek, Fethiye or Pamukkale. Places that are described in every guidebook.
Submersibles and gulets wait for guests planning day trips or even week-long excursions. Boat rentals, water parks with numerous chutes and other attractions, waterskiing and paragliding – Marmaris offers everything most tourists are looking for.
To Rhodos width the express Ferry
From Marmaris you can also make day trips to Rhodos, only abt. 20 sm distant, by means of the Express Ferry. Tickets can be obtained via Dogan at the Hotel Palmiye.
Many of our guests for sailing trips are attracted to the modern Netsel Marina in Marmaris, even if they are not looking for a sailing yacht of their own. There they sit together with other sailors or charter guests at the Yachtclub or in one of the various restaurants, dreaming about ships with white sails.
If, however, you are seriously looking for a yacht of your own, you should make a trip to the Yat Marina. Here more than 1,000 yachts lie at anchor, many of them waiting for a new owner. We would be pleased to get in touch with an owner of a yacht who could show you around the Marina.
From your excursions you return to the Hotel Palmiye in Orhaniye at the Hisarönü Gulf, swim in the sea, relax at the poolside or indulge yourself at the Turkish Hamam at the Marti Marina close by.
After just a few days you will realize why we would like to be at home right here.
This compilation is no guide book. All information have been established with greatest possible care, however, errors have to be excepted. The trips described aren’t recommendations, but they quote the author’s subjective impressions, and they are meant to give some kind of support for orientation and planning. If you intend to visit the places of interest described therein, you should verify whether your constitution allows for the intended venture. All information are without any obligation or guarantee, whatsoever. Explicitly, no responsibility or liability is assumed for discrepancies or known or unknown hazards. This also applies to the general dangers of watersports, endangerment by boat traffic or the general road traffic. By way of precaution it is expressly stated that the means of transport might not be consistent with the provisions valid in your home country, the road traffic regulations can be different from those in your home country, and that also the conduct of other road users might deviate from the conduct you are acquainted with. It is also expressly referred to the specific hazard by animals running around freely.
But please do not let those important informations distract you from the excursions you have planned; since they are required under European liability regulations.