The stunning forestry and unspoilt coves around the coastal town of Özdere are certainly a sight to be seen. The resort is near sites that hold both historical and religious significance to many around the world. Hidden ancient gems can be discovered within the emerald green backdrop at the famous ruins of Ephesus, where one of The Seven Wonders of the World once stood.

Relax on the golden sand and watch the dolphins swim and jump along the gorgeous turquoise coast. If you’re feeling slightly more active, hike through the pine trees and discover row upon row of fragrant orange mandarin farms. There are lots of things to do here to suit all tastes and ages.

1. Explore the ancient ruins of Ephesus

For a break away from the beach, take a day trip to the impressive archaeological site of Ephesus, which is just a 35 minute drive away in the small town of Selcuk. Pictures don’t do the stunning ruins of Ephesus justice,
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2. Browse Ozdere market

When staying at this beautiful resort, make sure you check out the local market that takes places every Saturday. Sitting in the heart of Özdere, the open air market is stocked with a wealth of fresh fruit, vegetables, fish and spices.
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3. Day trip to Kusadasi from Ozdere

If you’re in need of a slightly livelier atmosphere, why not head over to bustling town of Kusadasi? Between the attractive beaches and the vibrant market streets, it’s home to an array of fascinating sights and activities making it a popular destination for holidaymakers.
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