Icmeler It is greener than neighbouring Marmaris, with wide streets lined with trees and a relaxed ambiance. It nestles in the shelter of dramatic pine-clad mountains with a wide sweeping bay of coarse sand, where all kinds of watersports are available. The waters are shallow and calm making it relatively safe for children. The views from the beach are stunning, as it appears to be almost surrounded by mountains, dropping steeply into the sea. Hiking on the mountains provides fantastic views of the region and is very popular.
Turunc Turunc is a very small village, surrounded by pine forests, located about 20 km from Marmaris. As you round a sharp bend, you catch your first glimpse of the resort lying in front of you, steep mountains giving way to the small bay with its sparkling waters and sandy beach. Because of the cape situated in front, Turunc is regarded as a safe haven from prevailing winds. Is a popular spot with excurtion boats. Those who wish to take nature walks, canoe, canyon, mountain climb, and sail, wind surf or attend jeep-safari tours can find convenient areas to do so. The most adventurous scuba dives can also be made here.
Mineral Springs Famed for its drinking water which used to be considered good for the digestive system, the Sultaniye Kaplicalari thermal springs and mud baths lie 10km away from the province, close to Dalyan. It is a popular area, with beach and facilities for tourists.
Cennet Island Is about 30 minute by boat. Island is covered with forest, has accommodation and restaurants. It is suitable for swimming and eating.
Fosforlu Cavern is a natural cavern, a popular stopping point for the sailing. It offers clean, green waters ideal for swimming.
Kumlubük village is 6 km from Turunc, has the large beach which is one of the best in the area. The water is clean, and there are good facilities nearby.
The Ciftlik bay is accessible via a two hour boat journey from Icmeler. This once-isolated village and beach is now being developed for tourism, with a holiday village and hotels. It is especially favoured by sailors as a good spot for their yachts, and its course-grained sands and waterside restaurants are increasingly popular. The village has a small island within the bay, is also a favourite with jeep-faring safari tourists.
Best known and utilised for its yacht harbour, boat-building and repairs, the village of Bozburun has a stunning setting and is also famous for pine, flower and thyme honey. Its isolated location and peaceful atmosphere has attracted people escaping city life. Although there are no proper beaches, it is possible to swim off the rocks. There is a revered 1000-year old tree, one of the oldest in the country. The village gets more crowded during the International Bozburun Gullet Festival, 26 – 28 October.
Günnücek The Gunluk Forest, with rarely seen species of plants, is 2 km from Marmaris. Sigla oil, which is collected from the trees, is used in the pharmaceutical and perfume industry. The area is a natural promenade, with shallow waters.
Yalancı Strait is 8 km away from province. You should absolutely see this region where there are wooden built Gulet shipyards.