Best Things To Do in Dalyan, Turkey

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PLACES TO SEE

  • Iztuzu Beach: A beautiful beach in the city of Dalyan with a combination of salty water and fresh water of either side. The uniqueness of the Iztuzu beach is that it has salty sea water on one side and a fresh water lake on the other. The Caretta Carettas is the area where the turtles breed.
  • Lycian Rock Tombs: The Lycian Rock Tombs belong to the 400BC era exhibiting pure ancient beauty. These tombs are well constructed into mountains overlooking the softly flowing river.
  • Kaunos: What existed averagely from 400BC was recognized as Kaunos in the 9th century at the border Lycia. The beautiful historic area is home to ancient ruins with a very well maintained theatre, buildings and mosaic.

THINGS TO DO

The City of Dalyan is great for enjoy boat tours and indulge in some swimming, snorkeling, diving, mud baths and more. A few boat trips you should definitely try are;

  • Lemon Lounge: Sail your way through the enthusiasm and excitement the lemon lounge boat offers. A boat ride can actually introduce you to the attractions of the city while you have fun indulging in some yummy authentic Turkish cuisines on the boat itself.
  • 12 islands: Treat your family to a perfect picnic with a day out on the 12 islands boat trip. The boat trip is complete fun with drinks and delicious lunch buffet. You could try snorkeling, swimming, diving and more while taking this trip.

You could also plan a hike or a picnic and enjoy panoramic views of the city from your hiking spot.

Below we have a list of things to do in Dalyan and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Dalyan getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Dalyan with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Dalyan

Here is the list of things to do in Dalyan and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Iztuzu Beach

    4.6 (444 Votes)
    Iztuzu Beach

    Beach, Food And Drinks, Picnic Spot

    A beautiful beach in the city of Dalyan with a combination of salty water and fresh water of either side. The uniqueness of the Iztuzu beach is that it has salty sea water on one side and a fresh water lake on the other. The Caretta Carettas is the area where the turtles breed. The beach has shower and facilities for changing clothes. There are plenty of eat outs here as well. Sit back relax en...Read more
  2. Kaunos

    4.6 (345 Votes)
    Kaunos

    Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Theatre, Architecture

    What existed approximately from 400BC was recognized as Kaunos in the 9th century at the border Lycia. The beautiful historic area is home to ancient ruins with a very well maintained theatre, buildings and mosaic. The historic site can be reached by boat and a short trek up the hill. Do visit this spot to get insights of the long lost past of the city.
  3. Lycian Rock Tombs

    Ancient Ruin, Architecture , Picnic Spot, Nature

    The Lycian Rock Tombs belong to the 400BC era exhibiting pure ancient beauty. These tombs are well constructed into mountains overlooking the softly flowing river. After dark the charm of these tombs are elevated with gleaming light making a marvellous backdrop in the city. The tombs are also visible when on boat tours adding magnificence and sublimity to your sight.
  4. 12 Islands

    Food And Drinks, Entertainment, Boating, Picnic Spot

    Treat your family to a perfect picnic with a day out on the 12 islands boat trip. The boat trip is complete fun with drinks and delicious lunch buffet. During the trip you travel around 12 islands and can also take a dip or in the crystal clear water. Snorkeling and dive are other fun activities you can try while on this boat trip.
  5. Sulunger Lake

    Food And Drinks, Lake, Boating, Picnic Spot

    Take a dip in the green water of the Sulunger Lake filled with minerals acting like therapy to your body. To get to this lake, you have to get on any one of Dalyan’s affordable boats that come with a food and beverage package and then jump off the boat to enjoy a swim in the lake. The lake has lovely views and you can spot quite a few birds around it.
  6. Liza Cavus Thermal

    Outdoors, Entertainment, Picnic Spot

    This is an experience you either love or hate. Most of us would love it. Once you're at the place you plaster yourself in mud that is sort of smelly, and then let it dry over you. While having the mud dry you can chug on some ice cold beer to enhance your mum bath experience. Later you go in for a jet spray that washes off the dried mud while exfoliating your skin at the same time. This process...Read more
  7. Lemon Lounge

    Food And Drinks, Entertainment, Boating

    Sail your way through the enthusiasm and excitement the lemon lounge boat offers. A boat ride can actually introduce you to the attractions of the city while you have fun indulging in some yummy authentic Turkish cuisines on the boat itself. The boat has clean wash rooms and areas for sunbathing as well. Lemon lounge is a sister concern of Olive lounge and offers almost the same stuff for enter...Read more
  8. Sunray Bar

    5 (236 Votes)
    Sunray Bar

    Bar, Food And Drinks, Disco, Entertainment

    You definitely can't leave this Turkish city without enjoying a party here. The Sunray bar in Dalyan offers a night full of fun that includes live bands, tambourines and lovely music. The seating ambiance and service is commendable. The romantic atmosphere with views of the magnificent rock tombs and river makes for an eventful night of course.
  9. Gülpınar, Atatürk Cad./322 Sok. Central Park Hotel No:4, 48600 Dalyan/Ortaca/Muğla, Turkey