Dalyan is one of the unique locations in Turkey for travellers who want to get away from the usual crowds and not feel like a tourist.
The ancient history shown by the Lycian city of Kaunos and the rock tombs, the beautiful Dalyan River and its delta connecting the lake of Koycegiz to the Mediteranean Sea, the world famous, protected Iztuzu Beach with the caretta caretta sea turtles, and the green mountains surrounding these unspoiled natural beauties make this place a nature lovers’ paradise.
Dalyan is not a big town, yet you can always find suitable accommodation in Dalyan. There is a large varity of Dalyan hotels, pensions, apartments, private villas and camping. Only those who are looking for a 5-star, all-inclusive beach resort will be dissapointed. The 5km long Iztuzu Beach is reached by a pleasant boat trip through the delta or a nice journey by minibus with spectacular panoramic views. The lake of Koycegiz is mothering the natural hot springs and mudbaths, which are also a short boat trip away.
Every traveller has his/her own ways to discover the area. In Dalyan you can do it your own way and outdoor activities like jeep safari, trekking, canyoning, mountainbiking, sea kayaking and many different boat tours will help you explore the stunning landscape. For those who want to be active, the best time to visit is any months from September till May. During the hot and high season from June through to August, it is a perfect spot for those who want to spend their holiday in a comfortable, child-friendly area but not too touristic.
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