Dalyan Hotels Dalaman Region, Turkey

Dalyan is surrounded by mountains, a river, a lake and the sea which offers some stunning scenery from every angle. This beautiful village with natural conservation area offers a good selection of bars, cafe and restaurants to suit all budgets and tastes.

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Dalyan

It has something for everyone, whether it is trekking, mountain biking or snorkelling for the adventurous or simply relaxing on the most beautiful beach on Turkey. There is also a variety of shops and local markets on offer.

Dalaman Airport is 29km away, with a transfer time of around 50mins.

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Dalyan Hotels (?)

Keskin Hotel Photograph of Keskin Hotel
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There are 3 modern blocks that have been tastefully decorated. With landscaped gardens and friendly staff to ensure you have a great holiday....

4.6 / 5 from 19 reviews

Fatih Apartments Photograph of Fatih Apartments
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The family run apartments offer comfortable, spacious accommodation which is great for couples and families. ...

4.4 / 5 from 10 reviews

Adilan Villas and Apartments Photograph of Adilan Villas and Apartments
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The Adilan Apartments and Villas are surrounded by mountains and orange groves which creates the perfect atmosphere. Suited to families or groups looking for spacious accommodation....

4.4 / 5 from 8 reviews

Iztuzu Apart and Villas Hotel Photograph of Iztuzu Apart and Villas Hotel
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The Iztuzu Apart and Villas Hotel provides basic yet comfortable accommodation in a quiet location with plenty to do in the surrounding area....

4.5 / 5 from 8 reviews

Han Dalyan Hotel Photograph of Han Dalyan Hotel
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Forming a quadrangle around the outdoor pool, the hotel offers comfortable accommodation and a central location....

4.8 / 5 from 5 reviews

Dalyan Resort Photograph of Dalyan Resort
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The perfect choice for a peaceful holiday, the hotel is situated directly on the river bank looking across to the Lycian rock tombs....

5 / 5 from 3 reviews

BC Spa Hotel Photograph of BC Spa Hotel
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The BC Spa Hotel has a quiet location, on the banks of the Dalyan River, just a few minutes walk to the centre of Dalyan. A small hotel with just 22 individually decorated guest rooms, a great base f...

4.2 / 5 from 13 reviews

Club Mel Holiday Resort Photograph of Club Mel Holiday Resort
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Accommodation at this small and friendly complex is set around the attractive garden and offers a laid back place to stay...

4.2 / 5 from 9 reviews

Basar Hotel Photograph of Basar Hotel
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Friendly hotel offering comfortable accommodation and basic facilities set in the town centre....

5 / 5 from 2 reviews

Holiday Calbis Hotel Photograph of Holiday Calbis Hotel
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Holiday Calbis Hotel is set in large well maintained gardens with 3 swimming pools, including an adult only pool. Accommodation is modern and tidy, ranging in size from double rooms to villas for up t...

4.7 / 5 from 20 reviews

Villa Dolunay Apartments Photograph of Villa Dolunay Apartments
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The apartments are in peaceful and pretty garden surroundings not far from the river, a torch is recommended for late returns to the apartments....

4.4 / 5 from 12 reviews

Club Alla Turca Photograph of Club Alla Turca
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At Club Alla Turca guests will find everything they need for a superb holiday. The hotel itself is charmingly decorated in traditional Turkish Style, this style gives the hotel a quite unique feel....

4.6 / 5 from 11 reviews

Binlik Hotel Photograph of Binlik Hotel
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Charming three storey building with wooden rails on projecting balconies. The straight forward interior is well furnished and well maintained and the grounds of the complex are neat and secluded with ...

4.5 / 5 from 14 reviews

Montana Boutique Hotel Photograph of Montana Boutique Hotel
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Small and comfortable hotel with just 16 guest rooms, a pleasant atmosphere and it's own outdoor swimming pool....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Beray Aparthotel Photograph of Beray Aparthotel
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There are not many facilities but the aparthotel does provide a laid back environment for a peaceful holiday....

3.8 / 5 from 4 reviews

Patio Hotel Photograph of Patio Hotel
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The service is friendly and the hotel restaurant specializes in local Turkish menus....

3.7 / 5 from 20 reviews

Dalyan Caria Royal Hotel Photograph of Dalyan Caria Royal Hotel
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Set in pleasant gardens, a few minutes walk from Dalyan River, the hotel offers comfortable accommodation and modern amenities....

3.7 / 5 from 3 reviews

Caria Premium Hotel Photograph of Caria Premium Hotel
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Boutique style hotel, just a few metres from the riverbank, with it's own outdoor pool and in easy reach of sight seeing attractions....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Murat Pasha Premium Hotel Photograph of Murat Pasha Premium Hotel
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A charming, friendly, boutique hotel that is set near to the Dalyan River in a quiet location. Greatl for those looking for a small and friendly atmosphere....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Yavuz Hotel Photograph of Yavuz Hotel
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The Yavuz Hotel is a family friendly and informal hotel with a swimming pool approx 10 minutes from the town centre....

3.9 / 5 from 9 reviews

Minta Apartments Photograph of Minta Apartments
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Guests will be well catered for at the Minta Apartments where they can enjoy a friendly, relaxed environment....

4.8 / 5 from 11 reviews

Konak Su Hotel Photograph of Konak Su Hotel
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Konak Su Hotel is situated near the centre of Dalyan using the world famous Ottoman architecture. It is suitable for couples and families wanting a relaxing holiday....

3.6 / 5 from 8 reviews

Riverside Hotel Photograph of Riverside Hotel
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Riverside Hotel is perfect for families and couples and offers comfort and relaxation to all guests....

4.3 / 5 from 13 reviews

Villa Gardenia Apartments Photograph of Villa Gardenia Apartments
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This friendly and welcoming property offers superb attention to detail and quality that you would expect from a family-run business. This is an ideal choice for couples and families looking for friend...

4.3 / 5 from 7 reviews

Dalyan Tezcan Hotel Photograph of Dalyan Tezcan Hotel
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The Hotel Dalyan Tezcan is located beside the river in the centre of Dalyan...

3.9 / 5 from 17 reviews

Metin Hotel Photograph of Metin Hotel
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Metin Hotel is a family run hotel set around the pool and gardens. The hotel is centrally located in the fishing village of Dalyan, with easy access to the surrounding countryside....

4.1 / 5 from 8 reviews

Donmez Hotel Photograph of Donmez Hotel
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This great friendly and compact hotel is well suited to couples and families. In a convenient spot to all Dalyan's attractions, guests will find this a good place to stay and enjoy themselves....

4 / 5 from 7 reviews

Villa Ozalp Apartments Photograph of Villa Ozalp Apartments
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The Villa Ozalp Apartments is conveniently located next door to it's sister hotel Ozalp Junior, where guests have full use of all the facilities available at the hotel....

3.6 / 5 from 14 reviews

Tufan Apartments Photograph of Tufan Apartments
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An affordable apartment complex offering comfortable accommodation close to the small resort of Dalyan; a great choice for those seeking a peaceful location....

2.7 / 5 from 7 reviews

Calypso Plus Hotel Photograph of Calypso Plus Hotel
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Situated on the rivers edge just minutes from the centre of Dalyan, the Calypso Plus Hotel offers a comfortable base, with an outdoor pool, a bar and river-front restaurant....

Caretta Caretta Hotel Photograph of Caretta Caretta Hotel
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Small family run hotel offering a welcoming atmosphere and a central location for the river side and the town centre....

Cinar Apartments and Boutique Hotel Photograph of Cinar Apartments and Boutique Hotel
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The Cinar Apartments and Boutique Hotel provides simple yet comfortable accommodation close to the resort centre. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, children's pool and a poolside snack bar....

Dalyan Palmiye Resort Photograph of Dalyan Palmiye Resort
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Offering tastefully styled accommodation and a relaxing environment, the hotel is ideal for a chilled out holiday in a scenic location....

Dalyan Resort Spa Hotel Photograph of Dalyan Resort Spa Hotel
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Situated beside the river in Dalyan, just a short walk from the centre of the resort, this hotel offers a full-service spa, outdoor pool, a restaurant and a fitness centre....

Dalyando Hotel Photograph of Dalyando Hotel
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Family friendly hotel with a choice of double rooms or apartments with views to the King's Tombs from the roof terrace....

Gizaldi Aparthotel Photograph of Gizaldi Aparthotel
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Gizaldi Aparthotel offers a friendly atmosphere where families and couples can relax under the palm trees, where calming music is played....

Jade Hotel Photograph of Jade Hotel
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Set in a large lawned garden this small family run hotel offers a peaceful and scenic setting with the chance to chill out and relax....

Karaca Apartments Photograph of Karaca Apartments
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The small and friendly, family-run complex has its own pool and offers spacious, cheerful apartments with plenty to see in the surrounding area. ...

Keysan Yunus Hotel Photograph of Keysan Yunus Hotel
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The Keysan Yunus Hotel is set on banks of the Dalyan river and runs a boat to the beach for guests....

Palme Hotel Photograph of Palme Hotel
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Guests will enjoy relaxing in the secluded courtyard at the Palme Hotel....

Palmeden Hotel Photograph of Palmeden Hotel
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Located in a residential area of Dalyan, the Palmeden Hotel offers a quiet location with a relaxed environment....

Paradise Hotel Photograph of Paradise Hotel
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An attractive hotel set in lush gardens which offers comfortable accommodation and a relaxing pool area for the whole family to enjoy....

Portakal Hotel Photograph of Portakal Hotel
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Family run hotel offering comfortable accommodation and a great atmosphere; a perfect choice if looking for a relaxing holiday....

Sedef Dalyan Residence Hotel Photograph of Sedef Dalyan Residence Hotel
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Sedef Dalyan Residence Hotel is a small family run hotel suitable for couples to enjoy a memorable stay....

Sirius Hotel Photograph of Sirius Hotel
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This friendly hotel is set amidst a 600 square metre garden in a picturesque location, close to the banks of the River Dalyan....

Via La Perla Hotel Photograph of Via La Perla Hotel
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This small hotel offers peaceful surroundings with basic amenities, perfect for a family holiday....

Dalyan Reviews

Holiday Date:7th Nov 2016
Accommodation:BC Spa Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(4 suns)

Good.

Holiday Date:14th Oct 2016
Accommodation:Tufan Apartments
Room:2 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

It was my third time in 2016 and loved it, and plan to come back in June and October 2017. People lovely and were so friendly, we had our baby grandson with us, they could not do enough for us.

Holiday Date:4th Oct 2016
Accommodation:Fatih Apartments
Room:1 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Great place with lots of bars and restaurants. Very friendly place with great atmosphere. Lovely beach.

Holiday Date:2nd Oct 2016
Accommodation:Adilan Villas and Apartments
Room:2 Bedroom Apt - Garden/Pool View
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

We never get tired of the wonderful river it is truly incredible! The local people are great, friendly and helpful. Love the town and can't wait to go again.

Holiday Date:2nd Oct 2016
Accommodation:Holiday Calbis Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(4 suns)

Plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from. We did not have one bad meal in our 2 week stay.

Holiday Date:30th Sep 2016
Accommodation:Han Dalyan Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Stunning scenery, great boat trips, more than enough bars and restaurants for choice. Easy bus ride or taxi boat to the beach. Weekly market great fun!

Holiday Date:30th Sep 2016
Accommodation:Holiday Calbis Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

We love the town which is full of fantastic restaurants and lovely shops, as well as the beautiful scenery. There is a weekly market on a Saturday which is well worth a visit. Water taxis take you to the beach 10tl each return (around £2.50) or you can opt for the bus which runs every 30 minutes and takes you to the other end of the beach where you can visit the turtle sanctuary.

Holiday Date:26th Sep 2016
Accommodation:Patio Hotel
Room:Single
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Dalyan is simply beautiful, try it, you won't be disappointed.

Holiday Date:24th Sep 2016
Accommodation:Keskin Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Land View
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(4 suns)

Great restaurants, a nice mix of tourist shops. River boats are great and there are some great views across the river by the ancient tombs.

Holiday Date:16th Sep 2016
Accommodation:Adilan Villas and Apartments
Room:2 Bedroom Villa - Garden/Pool View - Duplex
Board:Self Catering
(4 suns)

Dalyan as a resort is always nice, although very quiet this year as people were scared of going. Lots of good restaurants and bars, went on 3 boat trips and had the boat to ourselves which was nice. Turtle Beach always nice and visited the turtle rescue centre very good.

Holiday Date:12th Sep 2016
Accommodation:Dalyan Resort
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Half Board
(5 suns)

We've been to Dalyan about 8 times over the last 25 years. The town is still fairly charming although most of the bars look tired now and the shops all sell dreadful tourist tat. However the boat trip through the reeds and mountains to the beautiful Iztuzu Beach warrants the 5 stars alone. A very special, beautiful place.

Holiday Date:12th Sep 2016
Accommodation:Metin Hotel
Room:Single
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Great restaurants and bars lovely setting and super friendly people.

Holiday Date:11th Sep 2016
Accommodation:Patio Hotel
Room:Single
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Love Dalyan, everything about Dalyan appeals to me, good range of restaurants and shops. Love the boat trips with Captain Ali and the public boat to Turtle Beach. Just a great place to go and relax.

Holiday Date:8th Sep 2016
Accommodation:Villa Dolunay Apartments
Room:1 Bedroom Apt - Land View
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Been to Dalyan many times, lovely town with lots of good restaurants.

Holiday Date:6th Sep 2016
Accommodation:Patio Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Beautiful.

Holiday Date:6th Sep 2016
Accommodation:Tufan Apartments
Room:1 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Dalyan is a lovely resort, plenty of restaurants and of course turtle beach, mud baths, turtle rescue centre, Lycian tombs and boat trips, a great place for couples. Plenty of places to eat, but they all seem to cooperate on prices, shops are reasonable with many displaying prices (unusual for turkey). All in all a lovely resort.

Holiday Date:3rd Sep 2016
Accommodation:Montana Boutique Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Great resort - so friendly and hospitable. Beautiful river views, gorgeous sandy beach not far away. Food delicious and good value and some terrific bars.

Holiday Date:2nd Sep 2016
Accommodation:Patio Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Lovely chilled resort with some great restaurants and good bars, some with live music nightly.

Holiday Date:30th Aug 2016
Accommodation:Adilan Villas and Apartments
Room:2 Bedroom Apt - Garden/Pool View
Board:Self Catering
(4 suns)

Very friendly people, good weather. We would go back.

Holiday Date:29th Aug 2016
Accommodation:Villa Dolunay Apartments
Room:1 Bedroom Apt - Land View
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Stunning views, lovely friendly town, had some great trips on the river and very nice all day boat trips, definitely be going back.

Holiday Date:28th Aug 2016
Accommodation:Iztuzu Apart and Villas Hotel
Room:2 Bedroom Villa
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Dalyan is a lovely resort, brilliant for nature and boat lovers. Plenty of places to eat and drink in the centre, but within minutes you can be taking a stroll down country lanes. Accommodation is low rise and much of it is intermingled within the local community.

Holiday Date:19th Aug 2016
Accommodation:Binlik Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Beautiful small town on the side of the river. Lots of bars and restaurants to choose from none disappointed.

Holiday Date:16th Aug 2016
Accommodation:Keskin Hotel
Room:Family Room
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Beautiful resort, unspoilt, so many things to see and do.

Holiday Date:1st Aug 2016
Accommodation:Holiday Calbis Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(3 suns)

Dalyan becoming tired and the Turks becoming greedy, standard not consistent in all departments ie food drink and trips.

Holiday Date:25th Jul 2016
Accommodation:Keskin Hotel
Room:Family Room
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Lots of shops, bars and restaurants - if you can't find something you like in Dalyan there's something wrong with you.

Holiday Date:15th Jul 2016
Accommodation:Tufan Apartments
Room:2 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(4 suns)

Small friendly resort.

Holiday Date:11th Jul 2016
Accommodation:Villa Gardenia Apartments
Room:Double Or Twin - Land View
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Beautiful, fab good & people.

Holiday Date:6th Jul 2016
Accommodation:BC Spa Hotel
Room:Duplex - Garden/Pool View - Duplex
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Beautiful place. Loads of restaurants and shops and bars. Boat trips amazing, beach is beautiful. Very relaxing holiday if needed.

Holiday Date:5th Jul 2016
Accommodation:Villa Ozalp Apartments
Room:2 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

My favourite place! I have been coming to Dalyan for nearly 30 years after a chance day trip from Bodrum when I was 25! It is peaceful, beautiful and full of the friendliest and loveliest people. The river makes it a special and different holiday resort. Restaurants are unanimously excellent and there are lovely trips to do if you want to. I fully recommend boat trips to either Ekincik or 12 Islands and my personal favourite is the trip to the waterfall where you swim in a beautiful clear pool followed by Yurvurlachay where you swim in the clearest (and coldest!) trout river and sit over the river to eat- including fresh trout at ludicrously low prices.

Holiday Date:5th Jul 2016
Accommodation:Binlik Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(4 suns)

Love Dalyan, great town plenty bars and restaurant's, but still not too busy.

Holiday Date:4th Jul 2016
Accommodation:Yavuz Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(4 suns)

Everything within walking distance.

Holiday Date:2nd Jul 2016
Accommodation:Patio Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

I love Dalyan, short transfer from airport. Plenty of boat trips available, nice and friendly, not massive crowds, hope to return.

Holiday Date:2nd Jul 2016
Accommodation:Beray Aparthotel
Room:1 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

The best resort in Turkey and only 30 to 40 minutes from airport.

Holiday Date:1st Jul 2016
Accommodation:Fatih Apartments
Room:1 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Dalyan is a lovely place with plenty shops bars and restaurants.

Holiday Date:30th Jun 2016
Accommodation:Patio Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Love Dalyan, this picture postcard village on the river is one of my favorite places in Turkey and I try to return yearly to enjoy the scenery, the beautiful beaches, great boat trips and good restaurants.

Holiday Date:24th Jun 2016
Accommodation:Villa Ozalp Apartments
Room:1 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

We adore Dalyan. Its surrounding natural beauty including the river and the beach, friendly feel, choices of restaurants and things to do without being loud and too commercial. Not a nightclub in sight! Recommend a river trip to the original mud baths. But word of warning we were there during the sugar festival (follows Ramadan) and the Turkish Government had increased the national holiday so consequently the coastal resorts were suddenly flooded with city dwellers and some government run amenities (PTT) were closed for days. Would suggest that Sunshine highlights when the festivals will be next year.

Holiday Date:13th Jun 2016
Accommodation:Donmez Hotel
Room:Single
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(4 suns)

Friendly, like an extended family.

Holiday Date:10th Jun 2016
Accommodation:Villa Dolunay Apartments
Room:1 Bedroom Apt - Land View
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Love Dalyan have been coming here for 10 years. Wonderful relaxing place.

Holiday Date:30th May 2016
Accommodation:Fatih Apartments
Room:2 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(3 suns)

Quiet picturesque small town. Very laid back. Some very good restaurants by the river especially Green Cottage and Ocean. Varied small town shops and market on Saturday. Good access to places of interest by dolmus. Area perfect for a quiet chilled out holiday. Have already booked our return trip.

Holiday Date:30th May 2016
Accommodation:Fatih Apartments
Room:2 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(4 suns)

Very picturesque. Very good restaurants especially Green Cottage and Ocean. Plenty of shops. Good access on dolmus to many places of interest. Very laid back town with very friendly locals.

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Beaches

Iztuzu Beach, otherwise known as Turtle Beach is about 30 minutes away by boat. The beach can also be reached by bus but the boat trip is far nicer and more enjoyable. The boat trip takes you down the river delta, past tall reeds and native terrapins till you get to the 4km stretch of fine white sand. There is a cafe, toilet facilities and shop selling/hiring beach equipment. The Loggerhead turtles breed here from May to September and the beach may be closed from 8pm to 8am during this time.

Things to Do

The main tourist attraction in Dalyan has got to be the mud baths. Take a relaxing boat trip then a dip in the mud pools then round it off with the thermal hot springs. Who needs an expensive spa when you can take advantage of the cleansing and therapeutic benefits of the rich minerals. Not only is it good for your skin but it is also a very relaxing and fun day out.

Boat trips here are popular and you might want to take the one along the Dalyan River to experience the stunning beauty and the protected wetlands which is just full of birds and other wildlife. You may also want to take a boat trip to the ancient city of Kaunos to see the amazing Lycian tombs carved into the cliffs, the city walls and amphitheatre.

The dramatic mountains and lush green fields are just perfect for the many walkers, hikers, mountain bikers and horse riders that enjoy exploring the area with its ruined villages and secluded beaches.

As well as the many boat trips that are on offer, there are also many watersports to take part in eg water skiing, jet skiing, kayaking, diving and snorkelling so get up and try something different.

Out and About

This lively and traditional resort is home to a good selection of bars, cafes and restaurants, many of which are down at the waterfront and offer some fantastic views of the tombs. Whether it be Chinese, Indian, International or Turkish cuisine you are after, you will be sure to find something to your liking here.

There is plenty of choice when it comes to evening entertainment. There are plenty of bars, family friendly bars and then there are a few noisy clubs for those who wish to party into the small hours.

Visitors to Dalyan will enjoy browsing the many craft shops, boutiques and souvenir shops that are on offer as well as several supermarkets. There is also a weekly market which sells locally made goods and souvenirs so get ready to barter for a bargain.

The Caretta Caretta Festival is held here every year to celebrate the Loggerhead turtles breeding in the area. The 3 day event plays host to pop groups, Turkish singers and the entertaining oily pole contest where locals must try to grab the flag without sliding down the oily pole, into the sea.

Nearby Attractions

There are loads of trips that can be taken from Dalyan which include boat trips round the islands, trekking tours and jeep safaris. These are all great ways to explore the area, whether it be on land or on water.

One of the most popular trips is the 12 island boat trip which tours the islands and stops for some swimming and snorkelling along the way. There is some stunning scenery and views to be seen so certainly not a trip to be missed.

There are lots of ancient ruins to be seen in the area eg the Ancient City of Tlos, where you can explore the relics of Lycian and Roman times. There is the market place, Roman bath, amphitheatre, the sarcophaguses of the king's three sons and some rock cut tombs.

Take a trip through some fantastic mountains to get to Fethiye where you can enjoy some shopping or simply wander round and enjoy some of the fantastic scenery.

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