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About Dalyan

Dalyan, which is connected to Ortaca district of Muğla, is a peaceful holiday resort. Dalyan, one of the most beautiful places in our country with its virgin nature, clean sea and historical texture, is located on the canal connecting Köyceğiz Lake and the Mediterranean. Dalyan between Fethiye and Marmaris is an oxygen tank with its lush forests. Dalyan, where about five thousand people live in the winter months, is a town that always maintains its calm even though the population increases in summer. Although it is known as in the Aegean Region, Dalyan is geographically located in the Mediterranean Region. Dalyan, which is sheltered against the winds because it is surrounded by mountains, has a typical Mediterranean climate. Summers are hot and dry, while winter months are warm and rainy. In Dalyan, one of the towns where the sea season opens early, you can swim from April to November. Dalyan took its name from the dalyans on the Dalyan Stream. Dalyan means fish trap. The area is an old fishing town. Despite the existence of fertile agricultural lands, tourism has become the most important source of livelihood of Dalyan. Iztuzu Beach, one of the most beautiful gifts of nature, Kaunos Ancient City, famous for its royal tombs, Dalyan with its healing waters and mud baths more than meets your expectations from the holiday. Dalyan, where green and blue meet, is among the best escape points from the city with its calmness not only in spring and summer but also in winter. For those who are overwhelmed by traffic, work stress and crowds, Dalyan welcomes those who want to listen to their heads and find peace in touch with nature throughout the year.

With its untouched nature, clean air and world-famous beach, Dalyan is one of the heavenly corners of our country. Dalyan, which manages to maintain its calm despite being close to Fethiye, Göcek and Marmaris, is one of the rare holiday resorts with its peaceful atmosphere. By spending at least two days in Dalyan, you can relieve the tiredness of the whole year at Iztuzu Beach, visit the surrounding bays with boat tours, find healing in hot springs, and find the opportunity to get to know the history of Dalyan closely in the ancient city of Kaunos. On your trip to Dalyan, you can taste delicious local products and enjoy shopping in village markets.

Where is Dalyan?

Dalyan, which is connected to the Ortanca district of Muğla city, is located on the channel connecting Köyceğiz Lake and the Mediterranean Sea. Although it is known as in the Aegean Region, its location on the map is in the Mediterranean Region. Dalyan, which is located between Marmaris and Fethiye, borders Köyceğiz in the north, Marmaris in the west and Ortanca in the east. It is 78 kilometers between Muğla Dalyan, 295 kilometers between Izmir and Dalyan, 825 kilometers between Istanbul and Dalyan. Dalyan, which manages to maintain its calm despite being close to popular tourism resorts, is an idyllic place where green and blue meet.

How to get to Dalyan?

Dalyan, which is connected to Ortaca district of Muğla, fascinates those who see it with its calmness, clean air and unique natural beauties. You can reach Dalyan by road and air. Dalyan, known for its proximity to many tourism centers, is located 825 kilometers away from Istanbul and you can reach it in an average of 12 hours with your private car.

Dalyan, which is 700 kilometers away from Ankara, can be reached in 11 hours by car. Dalyan - Izmir is 325 kilometers, Dalyan Muğla is 78 kilometers, Dalyan - Marmaris is 90 kilometers. You can choose Fethiye, Muğla or Marmaris directions to come to Dalyan with your private vehicle. You can also come to Dalyan, which is 12 kilometers away from Ortaca district, by intercity buses. Bus services are organized from metropolitan cities such as Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir to Ortaca, especially in the summer period. After reaching Ortaca Bus Terminal, you need to take another 15-minute minibus ride to Dalyan. If you want to come from Marmaris, you can take the Köyceğiz buses and from there you can go to Dalyan by minibus. You can visit Dalyan for a day with boat tours departing from Marmaris in the summer months.

Dalaman Airport is the closest airport to Dalyan. Dalaman Airport is 28 kilometers from Dalyan, which you can reach in an average of 1.5 hours by direct flights from Istanbul and Ankara. The easiest means of transportation from Dalaman Airport to Dalyan are taxis. If you wish, you can rent a car from the airport or you can easily and effortlessly reach Dalyan with the transfer service.