Dalaman is still relatively undeveloped in its own right and retains its Turkish charm and character and the surrounding area is absolutely stunning with some of the most exclusive resorts, marinas and beaches within easy distance, places such as Gocek, Marmaris, Icmeler, Fethiye and the picturesque Dalyan.
Dalaman Airport which is now the third busiest in Turkey and you have direct low budget flights (Easy jet, Thomas Cook etc) from airports from Aberdeen to Exeter, Belfast to Nottingham and London to Manchester. Basically every airport in the UK and Ireland has easy direct access.
Dalaman town itself has many shops, restaurants, bars and tea gardens and is growing quickly due to the investment in the area. Please feel free to ask us for further information if you need help with hotel accommodation or holiday home rentals and even the best places to eat as we have good local knowledge and can steer you in the right direction! Dalaman has its own huge natural beach, although not overly commercial yet it is still remains beautiful and hosts lots of wildlife including turtles.
What You Need to Know about Dalaman
A newly completed tunnel between Gocek and Dalaman shortens the distance to Dalaman from other resorts.
There are excellent sandy beaches, the protected Iztuzu and Sarigerme beach as well as the underdeveloped Dalaman beach where a yacht marina is planned to built in the near future.
Dalyan is only 20 minutes from Dalaman and it is classified as a conservation area because of its natural beauty and ancient ruins.
There are number of historical sights and places of interest around Dalaman such as the ancient city of Kaunos a few kilometres away, Lycean rock tombs and many natural thermal Springs in the area.
Sporting facilities include trekking, mountaineering and jeep safaris in the nearby Golgeli Mountains, white water rafting, skiing in Sandras and Seki resort, and water sports.