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About Dalyan

Dalyan, which is connected to the Ortaca district of Muğla, is a peaceful holiday resort. Dalyan, one of the most beautiful places in our country with its untouched nature, clean sea and historical texture, is located on the canal connecting Köyceğiz Lake and the Mediterranean. Dalyan, between Fethiye and Marmaris, is an oxygen store with its lush forests. Dalyan, where approximately five thousand people live during the winter months, is a town that always maintains its calm, even though the population increases in the summer. Although it is known as the Aegean Region, Dalyan is geographically located in the Mediterranean Region. The typical Mediterranean climate prevails in Dalyan, which is sheltered from the winds because it is surrounded by mountains. While the summers are hot and dry, the winters are warm and rainy. You can swim from April to November in Dalyan, which is one of the towns where the sea season opens early. Dalyan got its name from the dalyans on the Dalyan Stream. Dalyan means fish trap. The area is a former fishing town. Although there are fertile agricultural lands, tourism has become Dalyan's most important source of income. Iztuzu Beach, which is one of the most beautiful gifts of nature, Kaunos Ancient City famous for its king tombs, healing waters, mud baths, Dalyan more than meets your expectations from the holiday. Dalyan, where green and blue meet, is among the best escape from the city with its calmness not only in spring and summer but also in winter. For those who are overwhelmed by traffic, work stress and crowds, Dalyan welcomes those who want to relax and find peace in nature all year round.
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With its untouched nature, clean air and world-famous beach, Dalyan is one of the corners of paradise in our country. Despite being close to Fethiye, Göcek and Marmaris, Dalyan, which has managed to maintain its calmness, is one of the rare holiday resorts with its peaceful atmosphere. You can spend at least two days in Dalyan and get rid of the tiredness of the whole year at Iztuzu Beach, visit the surrounding bays with boat tours, find healing in the hot springs, and find the opportunity to get to know the history of Dalyan closely in the ancient city of Kaunos. On your trip to Dalyan, you can taste delicious local products and enjoy shopping in village markets.

Where is Dalyan?

Dalyan, which is connected to the Ortanca district of Muğla city, is located on the canal that connects Köyceğiz Lake and the Mediterranean. Although it is known as the Aegean Region, its location on the map is in the Mediterranean Region. Located between Marmaris and Fethiye, Dalyan is neighbors with Köyceğiz in the north, Marmaris in the west and Ortanca in the east. The distance between Muğla and Dalyan is 78 kilometers, between İzmir and Dalyan is 295 kilometers, and between Istanbul and Dalyan is 825 kilometers. Despite being close to popular tourism resorts, Dalyan has managed to maintain its calmness and is an idyllic place where green and blue meet.

How to go to Dalyan?

Dalyan, which is connected to the Ortaca district of Muğla, fascinates those who see it with its calmness, clean air and unique natural beauties. You can reach Dalyan by road and airway. Known for its proximity to many tourism centers, Dalyan is 825 kilometers away from Istanbul and you can reach it in an average of 12 hours by your private car.

Dalyan, which is 700 kilometers away from Ankara, can be reached in 11 hours by car. The distance between Dalyan and İzmir is 325 kilometers, the distance between Dalyan and Muğla is 78 kilometers, and the distance between Dalyan and Marmaris is 90 kilometers. You can choose Fethiye, Muğla or Marmaris directions to come to Dalyan with your private vehicle. You can also come to Dalyan, which is 12 kilometers away from Ortaca, by intercity buses. Bus services are organized from metropolitan cities such as Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir to Ortaca, especially in the summer period. After reaching Ortaca Bus Terminal, you need to take another 15-minute minibus ride to Dalyan. If you want to come from Marmaris, you can take the Köyceğiz buses and go to Dalyan by minibus from there. You can visit Dalyan daily with boat tours departing from Marmaris in the summer months.

Dalaman Airport is the closest airport to Dalyan. The distance between Dalaman Airport and Dalyan, which you can reach in an average of 1.5 hours by direct flight from Istanbul and Ankara, is 28 kilometers. The easiest means of transportation from Dalaman Airport to Dalyan is taxis. If you wish, you can rent a car from the airport or you can reach Dalyan easily and effortlessly with the transfer service.