2020 Guide to Things to Do in Marmaris (Main Attractions)

When it comes to things to do in Marmaris, the options are endless and you’ll find wide range of attractions here. Marmaris is just one of those places that can boast about anything, fine beaches, watersports, water parks, boat trips, blue cruising, excellent sailing, adventure and outdoor sports, cycling, hiking, sailing, mountain biking, horse riding, climbing, top class restaurants, sumptuous local wines and Mediterranean sunshine. More leisurely activities such as sightseeing, shopping, daily excursions or guided tours are also available.


Essential Things to Do in Marmaris

Stroll along the Marmaris town centre

Marmaris city centre can be explored by the Historical Centre, Marmaris Harbour and Marmaris Netsel Marina on the east, the Long beach and promenade, Siteler and Armutalan on the west.

Marmaris Old Town – Historical Centre

The region bordered by the Marmaris Castle, Marmaris Harbour and Marmaris Marina is called as“Marmaris Old Town” (the historical centre of Marmaris)”. The historical buildings at the central Marmaris are all date back to 16th century during the era of the Ottoman Empire.

Marmaris Harbour and Netsel Marina

Marmaris Harbour, with its lively bars, pubs, shops and restaurants lined up along the Kordon street, Barbaros street and promenade, is the most lively place of central Marmaris where you may see crowd walking, resting and enjoyn their Mamraris holidays.

Marmaris Netsel Marina is the main and the most popular marina in Marmaris. Marina is in the heart of Marmaris and inside a natural beauty. You may see yacht equipment shops, brand clothing shops, markets, souvenir shops, luxury restaurants and bars in the area. Continue reading…


A great Beach Day Out

Marmaris has wonderful beaches. Marmaris Uzunyali Beach, also known as the Long Beach and Marmaris Urban Beach are the two main beaches in central Marmaris. Long Beach is located right next to Marmaris Urban Beach that also holidaymakers will be able to dip into the sea whenever they want.

The Long Beach streches along the very long sandy coastline (including Siteler) of about 10 km. till Icmeler. The traffic free promenade overflows with cafes, restaurants, bars and shops for sandals, sunglasses and souvenirs, as this resort has made sure that you’ll have everything you need for a perfect beach holiday. Continue reading…

Beaches around Marmaris

There are also variety of lovely beaches around Marmaris that worth a visit and see. Popular ones include; Kizkumu beach, Cleopatra beach, Kumlubuk beach, Turunc beach, Ciftlik beach and Akyaka beach.

Daily Tours & Excursions

Attending to daily tours and excursions from Marmaris is the best action to discover and explore Marmaris and surroundings, as well as making great outdoors and nature activities. In Marmaris you’ll find loads of fantastic daily excursions to choose from.

You can see some of the pretty villages (Bayir & Turgut villages) and natural beauties via Marmaris Village Tour, see the countryside views, Orhaniye, Kizkumu beach, Hisaronu, Bozburun, Ciftlik, Turunc, Karacasogut and Bordubet on the Bozburun Peninsula and Gokova coasts via Marmaris 4×4 Off-Road Safari Tour, see Cleopatra Island and Dalyan via Marmaris Daily Boat Trips. Continue reading…

Water Parks

Marmaris has the fabulous two big water parksAqua Dream Water Park is the biggest and Atlantis Water Park is the other one. Many other hotels also have their own small water parks.


If you’re on a family holiday, than take a day out to visit those water parks in Marmaris, which are packed with enough thrilling water-rides, chutes and bumper boats to make both kids and adults want to come back another day for more. Continue reading…

Watersports

If you love water sports, there are wide range of opportunities in Marmaris including parasailing, pedalos, jet skiing, canoeing, sea kayaking, scuba diving and more. Blue Cruising, Daily boat trips, Yachting, Sailing, Diving Tour, Fishing Tour and Rafting Tour are the best options for great watersports and water activities in Marmaris.

In addition, Hisaronu offers the best windsurf in Marmaris and Akcapinar beach in Gulf of Gokova offers the best kiteboarding and kitesurfing in Marmaris. Continue reading…

Daily Boat Trips

Variety of boats depart from the Marmaris harbour, the Long beach and Icmeler beach for visits to side bays, coves and islands such as the famous Paradise Island, various Caves, Aquarium and Green Sea Bays, Kumlubuk and Turunc beaches.

All Inclusive Boat Trip along the beautiful coasts & bays of Marmaris, Dalyan Boat Trip and Cleopatra Island Boat Trip are the best options. We highly recommend you to take a day out and participate to at least one daily boat trip from Marmaris. Continue reading…

Outdoor Sports and Nature

If you love outdoor sports, there are wide range of opportunities in Marmaris including 4×4 Off-Road Safari, quad & buggy safari, bike rides, forest rides on mountain bikes, sailing catamaran trips, jet-ski rides, canoeing, rafting, climbing, diving, paintball, horseback riding, mountain hikes, hang gliding, karting and more.

4×4 Off-Road Safari, Quad & Buggy Safari and Horse Safari are the best options for great outdoor sports and adventure activities in Marmaris. The 4×4 terrain vehicles follow a thrilling route up and down narrow roads which wind around the pine forested mountains, and also through wide mountain rivers to find the most breath-taking views of the surrounding rolling hills. Continue reading…

Enjoying the Nights

When it comes to Marmaris nightlife, you’ll experience the sensual and fertile Marmaris nights eternally watching over your dreams with its crazy parties, live music, laser shows, dance parties, foam parties, dress code parties and parties with famous Dj’s. | Friv Games

Marmaris resort has a thriving nightlife, and some of the hundreds of nightclubs in Marmaris will ensure that you’ll be able to party until dawn. The bustling nightlife in Marmaris attracts its visitors with the wide selection of night clubs and bars. Continue reading…