/5 Things to Do in Dalaman

5 Things to Do in Dalaman

Dalaman is small area on the Lycian coast of Turkey. Most people just use this town as a spot to drive through. Don’t be like everyone else. Passing over Dalaman would be a mistake. It is a beautiful region that has enough to satisfy you for more than your entire holiday. There are a range of activities and sights to see that you’ll be happy that you stayed. Dalaman flights haven’t reached full popularity yet as the region is still low-key on the tourist track. This is a good thing. This means that Dalaman flights should be a great bargain price for a great holiday. Here are a few things you can do to make this one of the best holidays that you ever have.

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Go Trekking

There is just around 311 miles that make up the Lycian Way. Now you don’t have to trek all of them, but don’t shy away from trekking part of them. This is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle that has become life for most of us. This is no exaggeration as the best chance you have seeing other humans will be either a fellow trekker or a goat herder or farmer.


Take a Mud Bath

One of the most popular things to do in Dalaman is take a mud bath. People come from neighboring towns and countries to soak themselves in the Dalyan mud. The mud is said to be so rich in minerals that it can relieve a person of skin conditions. Some people even claim it makes them look younger. If nothing else, you’ll have a blast playing in the mud.


See A Sunset at Kalkan

Kalkan is an old preserved fishing village to the South of Fethiye. There are great options for accommodation and several restaurants that I can only imagine have great seafood options on the menu. The buildings were built into the side of the hills as they travel up. Almost every rooftop will give you a prime view of the sun setting and the moon rising.


Visit Myra

This small town packs a great cultural getaway that you can accomplish in an afternoon. Myra is actually home to someone that everyone has heard of. St. Nicholas was the bishop of Myra. That’s right, this is where Santa Claus is actually from. He wore all red and handed gifts out to the young children of the village and in Myra you can see where he lived.


Visit Kekova

Right near Myra, you can visit both in the same day. Although this isn’t home to arguably the most famous man in history, Kekova has its own charm that is unique. Kekova is home to an underwater village. What was once an ancient Lycian town has now sank below the water. You can rent a canoe to explore and float over the rooftops of the old shops and homes where people used to live.