Best Marmaris Excursions for the Summer
Have you booked your summer holidays yet? If you still thinking about it, take a minute to have a look at Marmaris excursions in Turkey. We were very lucky to have stayed in Marmaris for our holidays last year and we will not hesitate to go back to Turkey this summer. Would you join us?
The Mediterranean coast of Turkey is well known for the long sandy beaches, secluded bays and crystal-clear waters. These unique characteristics of the Mediterranean coast have made the Turkish holiday resorts very popular with the UK and the European travelers.
Resorts like Alanya, Kemer, Marmaris and Side can actually become very crowded during the summer months.
However, in Marmaris we have discovered a collection of Marmaris excursions that can provide even the most demanding travelers with a plethora of trips and activities to make your holidays in Turkey an unforgettable experience.
The number of Marmaris excursions on offer will satisfy the majority of travelers. For those who enjoy water sports and seek an adrenaline rush as well as for those who are looking for a relaxing holiday for the body and the mind.
The most popular Marmaris excursion is the Marmaris boat trips
The Marmaris boat trips are also known as the “floating” Marmaris excursions, are daily tours of approximately six to seven hours long.
Providing that your hotel is in Icmeler, Armutalan, Siteler or Marmaris city center, the Marmaris excursions team will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the harbor. The boats set off from the Marmaris harbor early in the morning.
On the boats you will be welcomed by English speaking crew who will be at your disposal for assistance and information during your trip. Most of the boats have two decks, and are fully-equipped including toilets, showers, sunbeds and bars.
During the seven hours trip you will have the opportunity to swim in the crystal-clear waters, visit secluded bays, and land on small islands with sandy beaches.
If you wish to take easy you can of course stay on the deck of the boat and sunbathe while you are sipping a beer or a cocktail from the bar. There are plenty of sunbeds on the boats, so no worries about finding a free space to lay your towel.
Marmaris Excursions for the adrenaline junkies
Most holiday makers are after a relaxing holiday to recharge their batteries and detox from their stressful lives back home but if you are seeking an adrenaline rush during your holiday in Turkey, the Marmaris excursions team has a selection of activities to get the heart pumping.
The Marmaris excursions can be divided into two main groups. Those excursions that take place on the water and those that take place on the land.
Marmaris excursions by the sea
• Marmaris Scuba Diving
• Marmaris Rafting
• Marmaris Parasailing
• Marmaris Jet Ski
• Marmaris Speed Boat
• Marmaris Banana Ride
• Marmaris Flyboard
• Marmaris Fly Fish
As you can see the above excursions, are designed to appeal to travelers with different hobbies and interest. Yet, again they are all based on the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean coast.
Marmaris excursions on the land
Marmaris excursions on the lands are equally fun and exciting. A valid drivers license might be required for some of excursions.
• Marmaris Jeep Safari
• Marmaris Quad-Buggy Safari
• Marmaris Go Karting
No matter which group or tour you choose, you will not be disappointed.
Turkish Baths – The most relaxing Marmaris Excursions
The Turkish Baths also known as Hammams are highly recommended. A unique experience that you have to try at least once. According to the local culture taking a Turkish bath will help you get rid of the stress, tiredness, negative energy, as well as improve your skin. You can make it a full day or a half day treat.
At the Hammams you can always order additional services like oil massages, mud baths, face masks and peeling applications, the more services you chose and combined the more enjoyment you will get from your visit to the baths.
Soft drinks as well as herbal teas are available to refresh you and stimulate your mind.
Which Marmaris Excursions is the best?
Believe me, this is not an easy question to answer. There are so many different Marmaris excursions and activist to choose from, that it will be very difficult not to find the one that suites your needs.
The staff at Marmaris Travel Agency have been arranging trips and excursions for many years. They have the local knowledge and experience to recommend a number of activities, for you. Without a doubt the Marmaris Excursions will be the highlight of your summer holidays this summer.
So, make sure that you specify what type of holidays you like and the local staff will provide you with the suitable type of excursions.
Where to stay in Marmaris
During our holidays in Marmaris last summer, we stayed at “Grand Pasa Hotel” 5-star luxurious hotel with an outdoor pool. There is a range of facilities on offer to those staying at the resort, including a kids swimming pool, an all-inclusive meal plan and meeting facilities.
The hotel is also a short walk from the Aqua Dream Water Park, which is very popular for families with young kids.
How to get to Marmaris
The Marmaris region is mainly served by two airports.
The first one is the Dalaman Airport (DLM) which is closer to Marmaris. A taxi ride from Dalaman Airport to Marmaris takes approximately one hour and fifteen minutes and it costs around 200 Turkish Lyra.
Bodrum Airport (BJV) is the other option but it is further away from Marmaris in comparison to Dalaman airport. A taxi ride from Bodrum Airport to Marmaris takes approximately two hours and thirty minutes, and it costs around 600 Turkish Lyra.
If you land at Bordrum airport it is recommended to catch the bus which takes around four hours and ten minutes including a change over at Yatagan city. The bus fare is 80 to 120 Turkish Lyra per person.