The Dalaman area is also known as the turquoise coast, here you'll find hidden coves, golden sands that shimmer and top-notch resorts of all types. You'll also discover one of the best beaches in the world, blue lagoon. It's so beautiful and beloved by tourists and locals alike that it was made into a national park.
Whether you are on a family holiday, or an adults-only holiday there is no shortage of activities for anyone. Festival lovers should make a point of catching the colourful Sarigerme Kite Festival. It's a perfect day out for families who can picnic on the beach while admiring the kits and of course try it out for themselves as well. For an explosion of colours and sounds, Hisaroni Carnival offers a vibrant parade and plenty of performers from folk dancers, pop singers and everything in between. Those who want to dive into the local history have plenty of options: Marmaris castle was built by a sultan in 1522 and is still in good shape. Today you can walk around its lovely gardens, explore its museum and walk to the top will reward you with stunning views. For something unlike anything, you'll find in the U.K visit the Lycian Rock Tombs. It is home to a dozen temples carved into cliffs. Once the burial site for ancient Lycian kings today people come for the breathtaking, panoramic views and to experience a unique site. If you're looking for an experience you won't forget, why not try paragliding? For around £25-30, you can be transported up the mountain and take a tandem flight down with an experienced instructor. As you glide down, you'll be able to admire the blue lagoon, cedar forests and butterfly valley from a different perspective. For those who want something more relaxing, there are plenty of beaches to sunbathe on or try a new watersport.