Marmaris offers a superb range of shopping options and a wander around the boutiques and markets is a must on all holidays in Marmaris. There’s a vast range of products on offer from carpets and jewellery, to clothes, souvenirs and leather goods sold throughout a selection of shopping centres, bazaars, street markets and marina shops. It’s a shoppers’ paradise with something for everyone, as long as you’re prepared to hunt down a bargain and haggle with the local store-keepers.
A fantastic place to start your Marmaris shopping extravaganza is in the town centre. Wander around the pedestrianised streets and check out the gold and leather stores. The famous Marmaris jam and honey is also sold in this area, as well as backgammon games and ornamental treasures.
Take a stroll along the harbour and discover wooden art products and carvings and copper ornaments, as well as pretty lace and embroidery handicrafts.
Netsel Marmaris Marina Mall
If you are seeking a more sophisticated and leisurely shop, then head to the Beverley Hills of Marmaris in the Netsel Marmaris Marina Hall. Sample a slice of luxury as you browse some classy branded fashion outlets, in addition to yacht equipment, diamonds and souvenirs in over 20 designer boutiques. Take time out to stop at the trendy cafés for a Turkish coffee, or enjoy lunch at one of the fine dining restaurants overlooking the marina.
Marmaris holidays are not complete without a visit to its famous Grand Bazaar, also known as the Carsi Market. Make your way to the harbour entrance and discover over 1,000 shops under the covered streets, where you can haggle for a bargain.
Located in the centre of Marmaris and attracting thousands of visitors every day, you can find Turkish delight, spices, pipes and jewellery readily available, as well as shoes, carpets and leather products. You can also find a post office, some pretty ceramic items, in addition to cheap, imitation designer clothing and accessories including handbags, perfumes and watches.
Head to neighbouring Icmeler to check out its stunning beach and its buzzing Wednesday market. As night falls, pretty coloured lights sparkle on the stalls along the canal, selling embroidered items, beautiful jewellery, and for those of you with a sweet tooth, some authentic Turkish delight.
There is also a Marmaris village market on Thursdays. Here you can sample Turkish tradition and culture at these authentic street markets. Textiles, clothing and handicrafts are on offer at fantastic prices, as well as fresh fruit and vegetables.
In between lazing in the sun and exploring the architectural delights of Marmaris be sure to fit in some holiday shopping. Marmaris shopping is an experience you will never forget, where you can interact with local shop owners and browse the numerous bargains to be had at superb prices, with products for everyone. You will be spoilt for choice as to where to head first.