Marmaris, Turkey overview

The once quaint fishing village of Marmaris has in recent years become a busy holiday resort. It is now the "in" place for Turkey's rich and famous, who are followed in their choice of holiday places by the hoi polloi. Why Turkey's movie stars and magnates choose Marmaris is something of a mystery. It is not as cosmopolitan as Kusadasi, nor does it have impressive ruins. Perhaps it has something to do with the yachting trade, as Marmaris has a fine marina in its center and is one of Turkey's busiest yacht chartering ports.

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Dalyan and Ancient Caunos Adventure

Dalyan and Ancient Caunos Adventure


Dalyan and Ancient Caunos AdventureGorgeous scenery is the theme of this Marmaris excursion. The cha...

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Marmaris Boat Cruise

Marmaris Boat Cruise


Marmaris Boat CruiseIf you're ready for some relaxing fun in the sun, this Marmaris tour is for you....

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Highlights of Marmaris

Highlights of Marmaris


Highlights of MarmarisStroll through the historic small towns and villages of Turkey and get a glimp...

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An Evening in Marmaris

An Evening in Marmaris


An Evening in MarmarisLive like royalty being entertained by a company of Turkish dancers and musici...

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by SuzannW

I was disappointed in the Turkish bath (which was one of the excursions we most looked forward to) because it was rushed. We watched one man get a wonderful, lengthy massage, but when we were called up it was very short and unmemorable.

Visited: Jun 15, 2008

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