Dalaman beach: is totally unspoilt, an ideal spot for relaxing, a walk, a family bbq or watching the sun go down. Just 10 minutes from the apartment.
sarigerme beach: with 4 miles of golden sand, shallow sea and the island of Babaada not too far in the distance, is a great day out for all the family. A short walk along the wooded footpath with its turkeys, chickens and peacocks running free, brings you out onto the exceptionally clean beach. Facilities include food and drink outlets, water sports, showers, toilets, beach chairs, umbrellas and dressing cabins are all available. There is a small charge at the entrance, (less than 50p), which goes towards the upkeep and services for the beach. A 15 minute drive from the apartment.
sarsala beach: is a lovely family beach set in a small bay with a restaurant, changing rooms, shower and W.C. The beach is 6 miles from Dalaman. There are daily "12 island" boat trips available from the small pier prices from 15 Turkish Lira per person and includes a bbq lunch. A 15 minute drive from the apartment.
iztuzu beach: Visit one of the most beautiful beaches on the Mediterranean coastline. This sand bar that separates the sea from the mouth of the Dalyan Creek is an excellent swimming beach. Situated 30 minutes from Dalaman, Iztuzu Beach has also been preserved, as it is one of the last nesting grounds for the endangered Loggerhead Turtles.
saklikent gorge: the ideal place to visit if you are feeling especially hot. The gorge is 18km long and so steep and narrow that the sun does not penetrate, so the water is icy cold. The gorge is approached along a wooden boardwalk above the river and opens out to a series of wooden platforms suspended above the water, where you can buy and eat trout at one of the specialist restaurants.
gocek: Often referred to as the ‘St.Tropez’ of Turkey, with its exclusive yachting marina and unspoilt beaches, Gocek has emerged as one of the countries most affluent areas to live in Turkey. Take the 12 Island Boat Excurison great day out for all the family. The market takes place on a Sunday, ideal place to buy leather goods, local crafts Don’t forget to haggle!
dalyan: Only 20 minutes drive to the west from the apartment, you will find Dalyan, a small but exquisite fishing town, which lies next to a meandering river, teaming with wild life. After spending your time browsing the typically diverse Turkish market stalls, why not relax and take a look at the Lycian tombs, carved into the rock face, from the comfort of one of the many romantically set restaurants lining the Dalyan riverside. It only takes you a few minutes from the centre of town to stroll through to the Old Dalyan of gardens and willow trees, to flavour days gone by.
kaunos: Visit the ancient ruins of Kaunos, situated approximately 10km from Dalyan, and 40 minutes from the apartment. Amongst the ruins of the city, you will find an old theatre, a large rectangular building that was probably a temple, others of uncertain description, a Byzantine church, and very curious rock-hewn tombs.
sultaniye hot springs & mud baths: Situated just before Dalyan Creek joins the lake, you can give yourself a body pack of mud and then wash it all off again in a sulphur pool with temperatures as hot as in the Sultaniye Baths.