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Rhodes to Marmaris Full-Day Trip by Boat

Rhodes to Marmaris Full-Day Trip by Boat

Embark at the tourist port of Rhodes and cross the Aegean to the magical seaside resort of Marmaris. Discover how Marmaris has evolved from a tiny fishing village into a popular tourist resort with numerous restaurants, bars, shops, and a bustling marina. Explore at your own pace and use the time to visit the medieval castle on the hilltop. Stroll around the Old Town to see the traditional houses and visit a museum with archaeological finds from Knidos, Datça, and various shipwrecks. Try the local cuisine or go to the bazaar to purchase spices, traditional artwork, and sweets. Take an optional shopping tour of Marmaris by bus. Enjoy a walk along the promenade and swim in the cooling lagoon along the 10 km long beach before the return boat trip to Rhodes.

Marmaris: Boat Trip with Unlimited Drinks and BBQ Lunch

Marmaris: Boat Trip with Unlimited Drinks and BBQ Lunch

On Marmaris Boat Trip, our tour plan includes a visit to the neighboring islands and bays around Marmaris. The tour includes picking you up from the hotel, all day boat trip, stopping at calm and serene bays. Marmaris Boat Trip provides you an opportunity for snorkeling, swimming, sun bathing, having a lot of fun and an unforgettable day you’ll remember for long. The journey begins with a free transfer from your hotel to the harbor. After which, we begin sailing in the Mediterranean Sea under a clear light-blue sky and an infinite sight of clear water ahead. The route that we follow is; Heaven Island & Fish Farm, Aquarium Bay, and Phosphorous Cave also known as the Wishing Cave, Kumlubuk and Amos, Turunc Village, Green Sea and return back to Marmaris. We have a fleet of the best-kept boats in town. All our boats have 3 decks; the top most deck has got sun-beds. The rest of the decks have tables, chairs and enough space in the shade. All our boats are well-maintained and equipped with modern amenities with showers, toilets, etc. Our boats are equipped to serve you unlimited drinks all day along with a delicious lunch of BbQ, chicken, salad and pasta. Our friendly English speaking crew is always ready to help you with any problems on the boat. You can borrow life jackets and noodles available on each of our boats. We keep them ready for our visitors, especially for those who can’t swim. We have music and entertainment all day onboard. Please let us know while you book our services if you don’t have a liking for big music, we can easily arrange your place in one of our quiet boats.

Marmaris: Dalyan Turtle Beach Tour with Mud Bath & Lunch

Marmaris: Dalyan Turtle Beach Tour with Mud Bath & Lunch

Hotel Pickup: We pick you up from the hotel you are staying in Marmaris at 08:30 in the morning. Arrival to Dalyan: After about an hour’s bus ride, we arrive at the mud baths in Dalyan. Famous Mud Baths: Dalyan is famous for its sulphurous hot springs and rejuvenating baths, naturally made on the confluences to Dalyan river. One of those naturally made miracles is the famous spa. Here you will get a chance to cover yourself with the mineral mud baths and relax. Basically, you will have some amazing fun time playing in the mud, while also benefitting your health. Lunch:Once our local cuisine chefs prepare a delectable meal, we will eat in our restaurant near the river canal. You will be able to enjoy the magnificent view, while our guides tell you several legends about our surroundings. Enjoy your food while listening to some amazing stories and myths about the ancient Rock Tombs at the city site of Caunos. Dalyan River: After visiting the famous mud baths, we will board a lovely river boat and sail across the great river canal of Dalyan. The crossing of this captivating lake is an outstanding experience all by itself. Dalyan rşver gathers its power from several rivers and mountain streams, and then it narrows at one point and flows to the Turtle Beach. Turtle Beach: Once the lunch is over, you will get to swim near the Turtle beach, and if you’re lucky enough you will be able to see the Loggerhead turtles moving around the beach. Returning to Marmaris: After Marmaris Dalyan & Turtle Beach Tour ends and you leave the boat, our bus will drive you back to your hotel in Marmaris at approximately 6pm.

Marmaris: Jeep Safari Adventure Trip With Lunch

Marmaris: Jeep Safari Adventure Trip With Lunch

Our comfortable jeeps are in good condition and regularly maintained. Every member of the family can part on this appealing trip among the serene atmosphere on a mountain just above the town. Guests of all ages can participate in our interesting Marmaris jeep safari. Youth, children, and senior citizens are all welcome to this engaging journey. The actual tour site is just a few kilometres away from Marmaris. Our well-kept jeeps, around 5 to 10 all line up one after another and form a convoy. This is not a racing day, but we move in an orderly fashion at safe speeds (within 50 Km/h) over the beaten muddy tracks among the mountainous terrain. The course of our jeep safari includes the pine forests, off road area, waterfall, muddy tracks, jesus beache and everything that our jeeps can move upon! You will love the splendid scenery as our experienced drivers take you high over the mountainous tracks. Don’t forget to take photographs of this unforgetable day. During our Marmaris Jeep Safari Tour, we visit one of the nearby villages and provide delicious lunch, cooked and served by the locals. The special Bbq lunch on our jeep safari trip has an authentic local flavour; and we are sure you will like this food and remember the taste for long! After the lunch break, our journey continues among the country side of Marmaris and there is lot more to see. The jeep safari beats the road yet again and move over a blend of roads ranging from muddy, dusty and asphalt.

Marmaris: Buggy Safari with Water Fight & Transfer

Marmaris: Buggy Safari with Water Fight & Transfer

Instructions: Once we arrive at the site, our instructors will hold a short briefing in order to help you get familiar with your vehicles and some details about the upcoming tour. This might sound tedious, but it is essential in order for you to have the best experience possible. This briefing will e followed by a demo ride, which will also help you get a better sense of your vehicle and your surroundings. Buggy Safari Begins: This thrilling tour is set through woods, riverbeds and muddy areas of the outskirts of Marmaris. All of our vehicles are well-maintained to provide you with the perfectly fun and bumpy ride through all of these terrains. The total driving time in this tour is 1 hour, during which our professionals will be with you at all times to ensure your safety and enjoyment. Cleaning Up at the End of the Tour: After two hours of constant bumpy ride through dust and mud, you will be in need of some cleaning and rest. Once our tour is over, we will arrive to the area equipped with numerous showers. This is where you can clean up, change your clothes and freshen up. Return to the Hotel: We have arranged transfers back to your hotels as well. Transfers from and back to your hotels are free of extra charge, as they are included in the tour place.

From Marmaris: Dalyan Cruise, Turtle Beach & Mud Baths

From Marmaris: Dalyan Cruise, Turtle Beach & Mud Baths

Enjoy a relaxing full-day tour of Dalyan on Turkey’s Lycian Coast, sailing by boat across the turquoise sea to Turtle Beach (officially known as Iztuzu Beach). Departing from Marmaris, admire the remarkable rock cut tombs of the Kings of Kaunos along the coast. Founded around the 9th-century BC on the border of the Kingdom of Lycia, Kaunos became an important Carian city around 400 BC and its culture reflected aspects of both kingdoms. The tombs were designated for the kings and other powerful people of the city, and filled with food, money, jewelry and other valuable items. Marvel at the Dalyan Canal as it weaves its way from Köyceğiz Lake to the beach, a peninsula jutting out from the mainland. Famous for the endangered loggerhead turtles (Caretta Caretta) that lay their eggs in the sand, as well as blue crab, the beach is now protected to help conserve the turtles, making it out of bounds to the public from May through September. Jump into a mud bath for an indulgent and therapeutic wallow before your return transfer to Marmaris.

From Marmaris: Roundtrip Ferry to Rhodes with Hotel Transfer

From Marmaris: Roundtrip Ferry to Rhodes with Hotel Transfer

Travel to Rhodes for a day with a round-trip transfer from Marmaris, with hotel pickup and drop-off included. Journey to the Greek island in just 45 minutes with a fast catamaran and be back in Turkey on the same day. Don’t forget to carry some euros as they will come in handy when you shop and eat. To make the most of your day, get an early start with a hotel pickup in an air-conditioned bus. Travel to the port of Marmaris and show your passport to the security personnel. Board a high-speed catamaran with powerful engines to reach Rhodes. With 6 hours of free time, explore the island's historic landmarks such as St Paul's Church, Temple of Aphrodite, Liberty Gate, Museums, or the Palace of the Grand Master. Shop for alcohol at duty-free stores, relax at sandy coves and beaches, or dine at the many cafes and taverns.

Marmaris: Traditional Turkish Bath Experience with Transfers

Marmaris: Traditional Turkish Bath Experience with Transfers

Once you enter the bath, you are given a key with a wristband that you can wear. You are given a pair of wooden clogs or slippers, and a cotton wrap-around to wear over your swimsuit. Then you move into the cubicle and come out with the cotton wrap-around. You are free to either wear your swimsuit or leave it there. Lockers are available here where you can place your clothes and other valuables and secure them using the keys given to you. Now, you move to steamy, humid and warm room lined with marble-sitting, traditional marble wash-basins have running hot and cold waters which you can mix to your comfort and dowse yourself using metal bowls. Enjoy the steam and relax yourself sitting here. The center of the Turkish bath has an elevated and bearable hot marble platform where you can sit, lay and work up a sweat. The masseuse gives your body a scrub and soap massages. This is followed by brisk rub with coarse loofa soil that removes layers of dead skin. Then you have an inspiring foam massage and an aromatherapy-oil massage to sooth you. The masseuse gives you a gentle massage over your bones and eases your muscles to give you that heavenly feeling! All these treatments boost an all-encompassing inner tranquility in you. While beginning your Marmaris vacation with a Turkish bath is a great idea, it is also suggested to work up a sweat again at the end of your vacation. You will cherish this long-lasting freshness even after you move back to your hotel.

Marmaris: Off-Road Quad Safari with Transfer

Marmaris: Off-Road Quad Safari with Transfer

This safari tour provides you unlimited fun for two complete hours. At the same time, it is necessary that you enjoy the tour with responsibility to avoid any unwanted incidents. Our expert quad drivers also perform the duties as responsible tour guides. They ensure that you move along the marked tracks throughout the safari and don’t get confused in between. They lead the group and ensure safety of all the tour participants. Before beginning with the tour, all of the participants are briefed about the tour program. The briefing includes instructions on safety precautions; this is followed by some demo rides to get acquainted with the special vehicles. The entire course of our quad safari runs in a forest area, far away from any public intervention. Thus, you need not bring any license to ride the quad. Our professional crew can take photos and videos of you enjoying the tour; you may opt to buy these as tour souvenirs. Our special track is designed to give sheer thrill for you. You will thoroughly enjoy the tour as we move across different terrains including muddy slopes, dusty tracks, water streams, and obstacle studded ways. We provide two varieties of quad bikes, one of them is meant for a single person and the other one has space for two. Children are welcome to accompany their elders on this exciting tour.

From Marmaris: Pamukkale Cotton Castle & Hierapolis Day Trip

From Marmaris: Pamukkale Cotton Castle & Hierapolis Day Trip

Discover the wonders of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and soak in healing thermal pools on a private day trip from Marmaris. Take one-of-a-kind photos of Pamukkale’s white travertines during a 3-hour stop. A packed breakfast meal and lunch at a local restaurant are included in your tour. Hop on a spacious air-conditioned bus to start the drive toward Pamukkale. Make a 30-minute bathroom break in Denizli and enjoy a packed breakfast meal along the way. Get plenty of time to stroll through the ancient city of Hierapolis and hear stories about its history during a 3-hour visit. Discover the captivating white travertines, a unique phenomenon formed by calcified waterfalls that look like they have been frozen in time. Unwind during a relaxing dip in the thermal pools and see where the famous Cleopatra Pools are also located. After Pamukkale, enjoy an open buffet lunch in a modern local restaurant. Lunch usually consists of a cold appetizer, a main course, a dessert, and some fruit. In the afternoon, arrive back in Marmaris for hotel drop-off. 

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Our most recommended Marmaris Self-guided activities

Rhodes to Marmaris Full-Day Trip by Boat

Rhodes to Marmaris Full-Day Trip by Boat

Embark at the tourist port of Rhodes and cross the Aegean to the magical seaside resort of Marmaris. Discover how Marmaris has evolved from a tiny fishing village into a popular tourist resort with numerous restaurants, bars, shops, and a bustling marina. Explore at your own pace and use the time to visit the medieval castle on the hilltop. Stroll around the Old Town to see the traditional houses and visit a museum with archaeological finds from Knidos, Datça, and various shipwrecks. Try the local cuisine or go to the bazaar to purchase spices, traditional artwork, and sweets. Take an optional shopping tour of Marmaris by bus. Enjoy a walk along the promenade and swim in the cooling lagoon along the 10 km long beach before the return boat trip to Rhodes.

Marmaris: Boat Trip with Unlimited Drinks and BBQ Lunch

Marmaris: Boat Trip with Unlimited Drinks and BBQ Lunch

On Marmaris Boat Trip, our tour plan includes a visit to the neighboring islands and bays around Marmaris. The tour includes picking you up from the hotel, all day boat trip, stopping at calm and serene bays. Marmaris Boat Trip provides you an opportunity for snorkeling, swimming, sun bathing, having a lot of fun and an unforgettable day you’ll remember for long. The journey begins with a free transfer from your hotel to the harbor. After which, we begin sailing in the Mediterranean Sea under a clear light-blue sky and an infinite sight of clear water ahead. The route that we follow is; Heaven Island & Fish Farm, Aquarium Bay, and Phosphorous Cave also known as the Wishing Cave, Kumlubuk and Amos, Turunc Village, Green Sea and return back to Marmaris. We have a fleet of the best-kept boats in town. All our boats have 3 decks; the top most deck has got sun-beds. The rest of the decks have tables, chairs and enough space in the shade. All our boats are well-maintained and equipped with modern amenities with showers, toilets, etc. Our boats are equipped to serve you unlimited drinks all day along with a delicious lunch of BbQ, chicken, salad and pasta. Our friendly English speaking crew is always ready to help you with any problems on the boat. You can borrow life jackets and noodles available on each of our boats. We keep them ready for our visitors, especially for those who can’t swim. We have music and entertainment all day onboard. Please let us know while you book our services if you don’t have a liking for big music, we can easily arrange your place in one of our quiet boats.

Marmaris: Dalyan Turtle Beach Tour with Mud Bath & Lunch

Marmaris: Dalyan Turtle Beach Tour with Mud Bath & Lunch

Hotel Pickup: We pick you up from the hotel you are staying in Marmaris at 08:30 in the morning. Arrival to Dalyan: After about an hour’s bus ride, we arrive at the mud baths in Dalyan. Famous Mud Baths: Dalyan is famous for its sulphurous hot springs and rejuvenating baths, naturally made on the confluences to Dalyan river. One of those naturally made miracles is the famous spa. Here you will get a chance to cover yourself with the mineral mud baths and relax. Basically, you will have some amazing fun time playing in the mud, while also benefitting your health. Lunch:Once our local cuisine chefs prepare a delectable meal, we will eat in our restaurant near the river canal. You will be able to enjoy the magnificent view, while our guides tell you several legends about our surroundings. Enjoy your food while listening to some amazing stories and myths about the ancient Rock Tombs at the city site of Caunos. Dalyan River: After visiting the famous mud baths, we will board a lovely river boat and sail across the great river canal of Dalyan. The crossing of this captivating lake is an outstanding experience all by itself. Dalyan rşver gathers its power from several rivers and mountain streams, and then it narrows at one point and flows to the Turtle Beach. Turtle Beach: Once the lunch is over, you will get to swim near the Turtle beach, and if you’re lucky enough you will be able to see the Loggerhead turtles moving around the beach. Returning to Marmaris: After Marmaris Dalyan & Turtle Beach Tour ends and you leave the boat, our bus will drive you back to your hotel in Marmaris at approximately 6pm.

Marmaris: Jeep Safari Adventure Trip With Lunch

Marmaris: Jeep Safari Adventure Trip With Lunch

Our comfortable jeeps are in good condition and regularly maintained. Every member of the family can part on this appealing trip among the serene atmosphere on a mountain just above the town. Guests of all ages can participate in our interesting Marmaris jeep safari. Youth, children, and senior citizens are all welcome to this engaging journey. The actual tour site is just a few kilometres away from Marmaris. Our well-kept jeeps, around 5 to 10 all line up one after another and form a convoy. This is not a racing day, but we move in an orderly fashion at safe speeds (within 50 Km/h) over the beaten muddy tracks among the mountainous terrain. The course of our jeep safari includes the pine forests, off road area, waterfall, muddy tracks, jesus beache and everything that our jeeps can move upon! You will love the splendid scenery as our experienced drivers take you high over the mountainous tracks. Don’t forget to take photographs of this unforgetable day. During our Marmaris Jeep Safari Tour, we visit one of the nearby villages and provide delicious lunch, cooked and served by the locals. The special Bbq lunch on our jeep safari trip has an authentic local flavour; and we are sure you will like this food and remember the taste for long! After the lunch break, our journey continues among the country side of Marmaris and there is lot more to see. The jeep safari beats the road yet again and move over a blend of roads ranging from muddy, dusty and asphalt.

Marmaris: Buggy Safari with Water Fight & Transfer

Marmaris: Buggy Safari with Water Fight & Transfer

Instructions: Once we arrive at the site, our instructors will hold a short briefing in order to help you get familiar with your vehicles and some details about the upcoming tour. This might sound tedious, but it is essential in order for you to have the best experience possible. This briefing will e followed by a demo ride, which will also help you get a better sense of your vehicle and your surroundings. Buggy Safari Begins: This thrilling tour is set through woods, riverbeds and muddy areas of the outskirts of Marmaris. All of our vehicles are well-maintained to provide you with the perfectly fun and bumpy ride through all of these terrains. The total driving time in this tour is 1 hour, during which our professionals will be with you at all times to ensure your safety and enjoyment. Cleaning Up at the End of the Tour: After two hours of constant bumpy ride through dust and mud, you will be in need of some cleaning and rest. Once our tour is over, we will arrive to the area equipped with numerous showers. This is where you can clean up, change your clothes and freshen up. Return to the Hotel: We have arranged transfers back to your hotels as well. Transfers from and back to your hotels are free of extra charge, as they are included in the tour place.

From Marmaris: Dalyan Cruise, Turtle Beach & Mud Baths

From Marmaris: Dalyan Cruise, Turtle Beach & Mud Baths

Enjoy a relaxing full-day tour of Dalyan on Turkey’s Lycian Coast, sailing by boat across the turquoise sea to Turtle Beach (officially known as Iztuzu Beach). Departing from Marmaris, admire the remarkable rock cut tombs of the Kings of Kaunos along the coast. Founded around the 9th-century BC on the border of the Kingdom of Lycia, Kaunos became an important Carian city around 400 BC and its culture reflected aspects of both kingdoms. The tombs were designated for the kings and other powerful people of the city, and filled with food, money, jewelry and other valuable items. Marvel at the Dalyan Canal as it weaves its way from Köyceğiz Lake to the beach, a peninsula jutting out from the mainland. Famous for the endangered loggerhead turtles (Caretta Caretta) that lay their eggs in the sand, as well as blue crab, the beach is now protected to help conserve the turtles, making it out of bounds to the public from May through September. Jump into a mud bath for an indulgent and therapeutic wallow before your return transfer to Marmaris.

From Marmaris: Roundtrip Ferry to Rhodes with Hotel Transfer

From Marmaris: Roundtrip Ferry to Rhodes with Hotel Transfer

Travel to Rhodes for a day with a round-trip transfer from Marmaris, with hotel pickup and drop-off included. Journey to the Greek island in just 45 minutes with a fast catamaran and be back in Turkey on the same day. Don’t forget to carry some euros as they will come in handy when you shop and eat. To make the most of your day, get an early start with a hotel pickup in an air-conditioned bus. Travel to the port of Marmaris and show your passport to the security personnel. Board a high-speed catamaran with powerful engines to reach Rhodes. With 6 hours of free time, explore the island's historic landmarks such as St Paul's Church, Temple of Aphrodite, Liberty Gate, Museums, or the Palace of the Grand Master. Shop for alcohol at duty-free stores, relax at sandy coves and beaches, or dine at the many cafes and taverns.

Marmaris: Traditional Turkish Bath Experience with Transfers

Marmaris: Traditional Turkish Bath Experience with Transfers

Once you enter the bath, you are given a key with a wristband that you can wear. You are given a pair of wooden clogs or slippers, and a cotton wrap-around to wear over your swimsuit. Then you move into the cubicle and come out with the cotton wrap-around. You are free to either wear your swimsuit or leave it there. Lockers are available here where you can place your clothes and other valuables and secure them using the keys given to you. Now, you move to steamy, humid and warm room lined with marble-sitting, traditional marble wash-basins have running hot and cold waters which you can mix to your comfort and dowse yourself using metal bowls. Enjoy the steam and relax yourself sitting here. The center of the Turkish bath has an elevated and bearable hot marble platform where you can sit, lay and work up a sweat. The masseuse gives your body a scrub and soap massages. This is followed by brisk rub with coarse loofa soil that removes layers of dead skin. Then you have an inspiring foam massage and an aromatherapy-oil massage to sooth you. The masseuse gives you a gentle massage over your bones and eases your muscles to give you that heavenly feeling! All these treatments boost an all-encompassing inner tranquility in you. While beginning your Marmaris vacation with a Turkish bath is a great idea, it is also suggested to work up a sweat again at the end of your vacation. You will cherish this long-lasting freshness even after you move back to your hotel.

Marmaris: Off-Road Quad Safari with Transfer

Marmaris: Off-Road Quad Safari with Transfer

This safari tour provides you unlimited fun for two complete hours. At the same time, it is necessary that you enjoy the tour with responsibility to avoid any unwanted incidents. Our expert quad drivers also perform the duties as responsible tour guides. They ensure that you move along the marked tracks throughout the safari and don’t get confused in between. They lead the group and ensure safety of all the tour participants. Before beginning with the tour, all of the participants are briefed about the tour program. The briefing includes instructions on safety precautions; this is followed by some demo rides to get acquainted with the special vehicles. The entire course of our quad safari runs in a forest area, far away from any public intervention. Thus, you need not bring any license to ride the quad. Our professional crew can take photos and videos of you enjoying the tour; you may opt to buy these as tour souvenirs. Our special track is designed to give sheer thrill for you. You will thoroughly enjoy the tour as we move across different terrains including muddy slopes, dusty tracks, water streams, and obstacle studded ways. We provide two varieties of quad bikes, one of them is meant for a single person and the other one has space for two. Children are welcome to accompany their elders on this exciting tour.

From Marmaris: Pamukkale Cotton Castle & Hierapolis Day Trip

From Marmaris: Pamukkale Cotton Castle & Hierapolis Day Trip

Discover the wonders of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and soak in healing thermal pools on a private day trip from Marmaris. Take one-of-a-kind photos of Pamukkale’s white travertines during a 3-hour stop. A packed breakfast meal and lunch at a local restaurant are included in your tour. Hop on a spacious air-conditioned bus to start the drive toward Pamukkale. Make a 30-minute bathroom break in Denizli and enjoy a packed breakfast meal along the way. Get plenty of time to stroll through the ancient city of Hierapolis and hear stories about its history during a 3-hour visit. Discover the captivating white travertines, a unique phenomenon formed by calcified waterfalls that look like they have been frozen in time. Unwind during a relaxing dip in the thermal pools and see where the famous Cleopatra Pools are also located. After Pamukkale, enjoy an open buffet lunch in a modern local restaurant. Lunch usually consists of a cold appetizer, a main course, a dessert, and some fruit. In the afternoon, arrive back in Marmaris for hotel drop-off. 

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