Located on Turkey's south east coast, Icmeler is renowned for its clean beaches and rubbish-free streets. It is often seen as the quieter version of nearby Marmaris.
An Icmeler holiday is great for families and those looking for chilled out days on the beach. This peaceful beach town is surrounded by pine forests, which provide opportunities for lots of nature activities.
What are the beaches like in Icmeler?
The main beach at Icmeler is 6km of golden sand, which is cleaned nightly. The calm water and relaxing atmosphere make it a popular choice. Numerous water sports are available including jet skiing, windsurfing, scuba diving and surfing.
Boat trips to nearby resorts are also a favourite with holidaymakers and easy to book. Excursions to quiet bays near to Icmeler and Marmaris are a perfect way to spend an idyllic day.
Sightseeing in Icmeler
Pamukkale's natural spa is famous for its white calcium pools. Created when the calcium rich water falls and collects together, they are said to have great restorative properties. After a walk through the shallower sections you can stop and take the time to relax your mind and body in the warm waters.
Horse riding and quad biking are excellent ways to see some of the sites from a different perspective on your holiday to Icmeler.
Take a boat trip to Cleopatra Island and walk along its soft white sand. According to legend the sand was carried to the island from Egypt as a token of Antony's love for Cleopatra.
Culture and history in Icmeler
Icmeler's Old Village is a chance to see traditional ways of life, sample local cuisine and barter for your holiday souvenirs. If bartering is your speciality then the Wednesday market is your top spot to visit. You'll find hundreds of stalls selling anything and everything.
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