Dalaman City Guide
Hit the Road to Dalaman
A Day in Dalaman
You need to rent a car to experience Dalaman to the fullest. You have many reasons for this type of organization. Ölüdeniz and the Butterfly Valley are prominent reasons, but you are in a place that promises you much more than that. By renting a car from the Avis Dalaman Airport car rental office, you can see Telmessos and Hippokome Ancient Cities, discover the magnificent bays of Göcek or spend adrenaline-filled minutes in Dalaman Stream. After your renting a car in Dalaman, you can plan your day with the recommendations we received from the locals. What to eat in Dalaman? What are the places to visit in Dalaman? Where should you choose for swimming? We asked these questions to the locals of Dalaman for you.
Breakfast in Dalaman
Breakfast tables with almost unlimited varieties will be waiting for you when you start your day in Dalaman. We recommend you to try the citrus jam in Dalaman, where every flavor is served in its freshest and most natural form. We recommend you not to skip the most important meal of the day, as hot breads, freshly prepared pancakes and a magnificent view of nature will be waiting for you at breakfast.
Places to Visit in Dalaman
After a delicious start, you are ready for the first discovery of the day. It is time to set off for Dalaman Stream without losing time! Let us remind you that the stream, 65 km from the center of tea, is one of Turkey's most important rafting centers. When you see this unique location, you will realize how well you are using your time by renting a car from the Avis Dalaman Airport car rental office. A magnificent nature and hours full of adrenaline will be waiting for you here. All you have to do is let yourself towards the direction of the flow and excitement. Remember that everyone can perform rafting, it is not required to be experienced or skilled. We are sure that you will have lots of fun.
After the rafting adventure, how would you like to go on an impressive historical journey? Hippokome Ancient City, which is about 30 km from Dalaman Stream, is one of the locations that Dalaman people recommend you to see in one day. Rock tombs are the most impressive parts of the ancient city, where ruins from the Roman and Byzantine periods are exhibited. Hippokome will make you feel that time has stopped and will be good for your soul.
A Delicious Break
Göcek, approximately 25 km from Hippokome Ancient City, is a region that attracts attention with its natural beauties. You can prefer the venues in this unique spot for lunch. Even if you love red meat, we recommend you to explore fish and seafood options while you are so close to the sea. If you are not good with seafood, keep in mind that there are very good barbecue and grill restaurants in the region. You can prefer dishes such as octopus salad, swordfish, lamb stew and leer fish. We recommend you to ask about the fish of the day before placing your order.
After lunch, divert to east and enjoy the wonderful view that will accompany you throughout 31 kilometers. At the end of this unforgettable journey, you will arrive at Telmessos Ancient City. After experiencing the fascinating atmosphere of Telmessos, one of the best preserved ancient cities in the region, you can start to get excited for Ölüdeniz.
One of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Ölüdeniz is a wonderland just 10 km from Telmessos. Go to the sea, bathe under the sun, take a walk in the woods and feel how lucky you are to be here. We also want to add that Butterfly Valley, which is Turkey's one of the most special corners about 10 km to Ölüdeniz, has beauties worthy of inclusion in your travel route.
Evening Pleasure in Dalaman
We are sure that you had a perfect day in Dalaman and enjoyed every moment. Our recommendation for a dinner that will make this day even more unforgettable will be seafood, again. Since the region hosts quite a lot of tourists, it should not be forgotten that there are many restaurants that offer tastes from world cuisine. Catfish, blue crab, blueberry mullet, appetizers prepared with delicious Aegean herbs and olive oil are some of the flavors you can prefer for dinner.
Nightlife in Dalaman
There are many venues that are popular in Dalaman nightlife. It will be very easy for you to find an option that exactly suits your taste. Every option is available in the city, from fun foam parties to pubs where you can sip your wine listening to classical music. Bars where you can sip your drink against a magnificent view can be a great finale for your day spent in Dalaman.