Dalyan (Mugla) holiday information
|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£167|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£166|
|Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£153|
|Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£95|
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Located in the South Muğla Province of Turkey, Dalyan is truly an area of natural wonder. A place of ancient ruins, endangered turtles and relaxing sunbathing spots, Dalyan holidays promise to be an unforgettable getaway in this fascinating town.
Dalyan holidays: Getting around
Dalyan is serviced by Atm Dalaman Airport. It is easy to get from the airport to the town via local bus service or taxi. Alternatively, visitors may wish to hire a car whilst in Turkey. The town itself is easy to navigate on foot and there are bus services which run to nearby beaches. The best time to visit is in the spring or the glorious summer months, although Dalyan can be very busy at this peak time. The time zone is GMT+2.
Dalyan holidays: Where to start
The first thing to see in Dalyan are its stunning rock tombs. The area was once the site of the ancient city of Caunos and visitors can see ruins dating as far back as the 3rd century. Water from the Mediterranean and Koycegiz lake runs through the Dalyan channel, over the ancient rock tombs. In this area of wetlands, there are a number of rare and exotic species, including the sparrow hawk and kingfisher. Visitors may also spot storks, which migrate here in the summer months. A great idea for a day trip is to take a boat to the nearby Iztuzu Sandbar, where holidaymakers can enjoy the fine, crystal sand and see the endangered loggerhead turtle and the green turtle.
Visitors to Dalyan can enjoy its relaxing mud baths. With a warm sulphur pool and a good outdoor spa, head to the mud baths in the evening to avoid the crowds. In the village of Dalyan there are several fine restaurants and taverns serving fresh seafood and local specialities. There are regular buses to the fine sandy beaches and watersports facilities of nearby Fethiye.