Whether you like an adrenaline pumping speed boat adventure or a gentle afternoon cruise, there are a great range of trips available from the town’s Marina; take a look at our pick of the best.
Marmaris lazy day boat trip
Perfect for a relaxing day of sightseeing, this tour will take you around the idyllic bays and islands of Marmaris. Taking in sights such as Fish Bay, Paradise Island and Kumlubuk beach, you’ll sail along the coastline and see the natural beauty from the comfort of your sun lounger.
Enjoy a delicious lunch on board, then escape the heat of the Turkish sun and dive into the calm waters of the Mediterranean; don’t forget your sun cream.
Speed around the coast
Take your own aquatic tour of Marmaris and hire a speedboat for a few hours. Breathe deep and take in the refreshing sea air as you cruise around the rugged coastline. You could head out to one of the islands or find a secluded beach somewhere and if there are a few of you, you can even take a fully captained speed boat safari with your friends or family.
After a 30 minute drive, you’ll take a 2 hour boat trip out to this beautiful island. En route, you’ll have a couple of stops to dive into the blue azure and a have delicious BBQ lunch. When you arrive, you’ll then have 3 hours of pure relaxation or you could explore the island before returning back to Marmaris. As well as the legendary beach, there are ruins and an amphitheatre too.
Marmaris to Dalyan
Head off on a day’s tour to explore the charms of Dalyan. You’ll sail across the turquoise sea, past the ancient Lycian tombs. Then float down the Dalyan Canal on your way to Turtle beach, where you may be lucky enough to spot one of the resident Loggerhead turtles. Finish off your trip with a healing dip in a traditional mud bath; that sounds like a pretty nice way to spend a day.
When the sun sets on another beautiful day, step aboard your vessel and sail into the moonlight. Enjoy a delicious meal, watch the belly dance performance and listen to the live music. Then it’s time to sit back, relax and take in the twinkling view of the Marmaris coastline.
Have you been to Marmaris before? Are there any boat tours that you’d recommend?