A holiday to Marmaris is a large and lively resort with lots of activities for all family members. It is situated on the Mediterranean coast in southwest Turkey.
The town's traditional harbour houses Turkey's biggest marina, which is where the resorts main nightlife is centered.
In Old Town Marmaris you'll find a quieter pace of life with a 16th century Ottoman castle surrounded by narrow twisting streets lined with traders waiting to haggle.
Who is Marmaris suitable for?
A Marmaris holiday is the perfect choice for couples, singles and families. Basically anyone who enjoys a break that combines lazy beach days and lively evenings. That's not to say you need to spend every day on the sand. Water sports are readily available, including diving and windsurfing, shopping choices are vast and horse riding is a popular option.
If you're looking for some local culture visit the 16th century castle or follow the Turkish tradition and spend an afternoon relaxing in a local Turkish bath.
Nightlife in Marmaris
At the waterfront there are numerous bars and restaurants eager to provide you with a brilliant holiday. Tailored to the tourist market you'll find everything from karaoke to 70s themes.
For a more traditional night out take part in a Turkish evening where you can watch belly dancers, get involved in a folk dance and try out local cuisine all in authentic Turkish surroundings.
Eating out in Marmaris
A Marmaris holiday has dining options for all budgets and tastes. Local fast food favourites of kebab and pide (Turkish pizza) are quick and delicious snacks. You'll find the locals eating in small lokantas where you can choose from traditional Turkish cuisine. There are also a wide variety of larger restaurants selling Turkish, Indian, Chinese, Dutch and many other possibilities.
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