Marmaris is a resort town and a mesmerizing meeting point of ancient and modern, green and blue, the Aegean and the Mediterranean... It’s hard to find words to describe the rich history, natural beauty, and cultural heritage of this stunning region. Marmaris is home to numerous bohemian, original, and modern buildings, and appeals to amateur sailors with its numerous bays.
Marmaris is the destination for those who want to relax and explore natural beauty and the rich history of the region. The destination for those who want to enjoy the turquoise sea and golden sands and try many water- and land-based sporting activities. It has a wonderful combination of isolated coves and bays, secluded beaches, turquoise waters, and a wide choice of places to moor in. It is widely considered the jewel in the crown of the Mediterranean and the Aegean. The most popular bays of Marmaris include Adaköy, Sedir Island, Keçi Island, Güvercin Island, Cennet Island, Serçe Bay, Bozukkale Bay, Bozburun, Kocabahçe Bay, Çiftlik Bay, Kız Kumu Bay, Turunç Bay, Selimiye Bay, Bördübet Bay, Bencik Bay, Orhaniye, Dirsek Bükü Bay, and Kadırga Bay.
Marmaris is a major centre for traditional gullet cruises as well as luxury yacht charters. Gullets are wooden sailing vessels traditionally built along the western coast of Türkiye that have evolved into comfortable luxurious yachts.
Averaging a length of 70 to 80 feet, they feature a broad beam and two masts. The wide stern is ideal for dining, whereas an awning provides protection from the sun. The spacious foredeck has plenty of room for moving around and sunbathing. These classic boats will offer you unparalleled comfort.
Marmaris is covered with pine forests. They are much loved by the local people for creating great vistas, giving shade and for their part in the production of the famous local honey! Marmaris is typical of the region in that it boasts many elaborate olive oil dishes, for example, Kabak Çiçeği Dolması (stuffed marrow blooms), Şevket-i Bostan and samphire. Şevket-i Bostan (Holy thistle) is a local herb, popularly used in the region. It is a type of plant with the root and stem part all edible.