Why choose Marmaris?
Marmaris is one of the rare places on the Turkish coast that can satisfy all tastes, be it families with small children, party enthusiasts, history and culture lovers or summer enthusiasts. In Marmaris, all needs will be met, be it with fun and safe beach facilities and waterparks where the kids can play, numerous bars and clubs, where you can dance the night away, a rich historic heritage or beaches with golden sand, bordered with clean, azure-like sea. The Mediterranean paradise of Marmaris has it all!
What to do and see on your yacht charter in Marmaris?
In the Marmaris old core, the Marmaris Castle-museum stands guard over the surroundings, built by Suleyman the Magnificent in the 16th century. Beneath the castle, the grand bazaar offers plenty of opportunities to haggle with local merchants over trinkets and curiosities, ranging from clothing, souvenirs and beachwear to carpets and jewellery. The Armutalan Turkish Bath provides a Turkish-style spa in a form of steam baths and massages, ideal after an exhausting night out in one of many bars and clubs, dotted in Bar Street, a place where the party never stops. The Marmaris museum, in the centre of the town, features numerous beautiful pieces and relics from the many nations and rulers who left their distinct mark on this wonderful part of Turkey. Just a short trip away from Marmaris are the ancient cities of Ephesus and Hierapolis, both captivating and worth a trip, because of rich archaeological digs and extra features, such as rock tombs or stalactite formations. The variety of beaches in Marmaris is more than satisfactory, with beaches like Iztuzu, where conservationists work with endangered turtles or the Icmeler Beach, where great fishing spots and cave systems await. Also, worth mentioning are the Marmaris Urban Beach and Marmaris Long Beach, both lined with bars, shops and eateries. Marmaris also has two waterparks, the Marmaris Water Park and the Marmaris Aqua Park, both ideal places for families with children.
Sailing season - When to charter in Marmaris?
The average summer temperatures in Marmaris are 28 degrees Celsius, but it has been known to soar as high as 40 degrees. March and May with September and October provide good alternatives to the searing summer heat, with temperatures being several degrees cooler than in the summer, but still warm enough to enjoy every perk of vacationing in a Turkish paradise.