Flights to Dalaman

Discover Dalaman: Turkey's Turquoise Coast

Beach, Culture, Nature

Dalaman offers everything you would want from a holiday with its diverse mix of resorts attracting tourists from around the world. The alternatives include Kalkan, Fethiye, Oludeniz, Hisaronu, Gocek, Sarigerme, Dalyan, Akyaka, Marmaris Icmeler, Turunc, and Datca. You're guaranteed to find something that fulfills your needs. Explore Corendon Airlines' affordable and flexible Dalaman flights and book your flight to this magical city right away.

Feature / Location

Its turquoise coasts / Southwestern coast of Turkey

Currency

Turkish Lira (₺)

Weather

Summers are hot and humid; winters are cold, wet and partly cloudy

Time Zone

GMT+2

Airports

Dalaman Airport

Activities

Enjoy beaches; see Lycian rock tombs; visit Ölüdeniz; eat local food

The region of Dalaman gains its fame from its turquoise coast and beautiful crystal-clear waters along the coastline, perfect for sun worshippers and water sports enthusiasts – a favorite with international tourists from around the world. Search Corendon Airlines for the most suitable flights to Dalaman now and discover this beautiful city.

What Is Dalaman Best Known For?

Dalaman is best known for its beaches and turquoise coastline. Ölüdeniz, one of the world's most photographed places in Turkey, is a highlight of the area.

  • Beach
  • Culture
  • Nature

Dalaman Beaches

Beach
Dalaman Beach Butterfly Valley
Dalaman Beach Butterfly Valley

Butterfly Valley

Located in Ölüdeniz, Butterfly Valley is off the beaten track and is a perfect creation of nature surrounded by mountains and beautiful turquoise colour sea. One of the best kept secrets in the area the valley is home to almost 100 species of butterflies and due to the dangerous foot trails down to the valley, warning signs have now been added and the best way to get to the beach is by boat directly from Ölüdeniz. The beach is shingle sand but attracts visitors thanks to the breath-taking views and warm waters.

Dalaman Beach İztuzu Beach
Dalaman Beach İztuzu Beach

İztuzu Beach

İztuzu Beach in Dalyan is the magnificent golden sandy beach that reaches 4.5km with the Aegean Sea on one side and the Dalyan Delta on the other. At one end of the beach where the sea meets the delta is popular with tourists for its sandy beach and warm waters and can be accessed by local water taxi only whether privately or on a tour. The opposite side of the beach is accessed around the beautiful mountain road and is quieter than the more popular tourist side. Here you will find the Dalyan turtle hospital where they rescue and rehabilitate injured turtles and for a small donation you can visit and see the amazing Caretta Caretta (loggerheaded) turtles up close and personal.

Dalaman Beach Ölüdeniz
Dalaman Beach Ölüdeniz

Ölüdeniz

One of the most beautiful beaches in Turkey with breathtaking views. Literally translated as Dead Sea, Ölüdeniz is home to the Blue Lagoon known for its calm waters, an amazing colour of turquoise and aquamarine. The lagoon is a national reserve and has both a public area, which has an entrance fee as well as some private beach clubs that are free to enter but will expect you to purchase food and beverages. The main Ölüdeniz beach is also famous as the landing strip for the paragliders that fly from the Babadağ mountains.

Dalaman Culture

Culture
Dalaman Culture Knidos
Dalaman Culture Knidos

Knidos

Knidos, an open-air museum, was an important Greek city of ancient Caria and one of the most important sites on the Datca Peninsula. Dating back to the 13th century BC and home to the Temple of Aphrodite which holds exquisite statues, it’s a must see when visiting the area. Due to its location at the tip of the peninsula the sea views are outstanding and one of the best places to watch a sunrise or sunset.

Dalaman Culture Lycian Rock Tombs
Dalaman Culture Lycian Rock Tombs

Lycian Rock Tombs

Dalyan is home to some of the most impressive Lycian Rock Tombs dating back to 400BC. The Rock tombs are carved into the cliff face and are best viewed from the Dalyan Delta. The largest tombs are unfinished however, this does not take away from its impressive stature and is architectural wonder. There are other areas of Turkey with Lycian Rock Tombs however, Dalyan is certainly classed as some of the most impressive and should not be missed.

Dalaman Culture Marmaris Castle
Dalaman Culture Marmaris Castle

Marmaris Castle

Marmaris Castle is the only museum in Marmaris and a historical landmark in the resort. It is said that the castle was originally built in 1044BC and has been repaired several times throughout history including by Alexander the Great. The castle was used once as a military base in World War 1 and suffered extensive damage. The castle was restored once again in the 80s and is now a popular tourist attraction. The gardens are beautiful and well maintained and from the top of the extensive walls you will also find the most attractive views of the Marmaris Marina and the full resort.

Dalaman Nature

Nature
Dalaman Nature Azmak River
Dalaman Nature Azmak River

Azmak River

The crystal-clear waters of the Azmak River is located in Akyaka. Known locally as an aquarium thanks to the clear icy waters and the ability to see the local underwater marine life. The river is lined with many amazing waterfront restaurants with settings that are simply stunning and not to be missed. Take a trip on a river boat or dine in one of the restaurants. Just make sure it's added to your to do list.

Dalaman Nature Turgut Waterfalls
Dalaman Nature Turgut Waterfalls

Turgut Waterfalls

The natural waterfalls at Turgut are a welcomed change of temperature throughout the summer months with their icy cool water pools and surrounded by trees creating a fantastic natural shade. There are different areas of the waterfall and an easy trail takes you from one area to another a perfect place for a long hike for those of you that are interested in trekking.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Dalaman

What is transportation like in Dalaman? How can I get around?

Bus, minibus, and taxi options are the main public vehicles when it comes to Dalaman transportation. To move around the surrounding districts and towns, you can use buses, and it would help if you bought Kent Kart to use on public buses. Local minibusses are mostly used for short distances and cover almost all Dalaman; you can hop in them by paying cash.

What are my accommodation options in Dalaman?

Not exactly Dalaman's center but its neighboring towns and the surrounding region, in general, offer many alternatives for Dalaman hotels and accommodation. You can find many choices for your taste and budget, from luxury to budget options. You can enjoy early reservation campaigns and promotions for many more options with lower prices. Remember to check out Corendon Airlines' hotel options to find accommodations suitable for your taste and preferences.

What is Dalaman best known for?

Dalaman is best known for its beaches and turquoise coastline. Ölüdeniz, one of the world's most photographed places in Turkey, is the area's highlight.

Is Dalaman in the Turkish Riviera?

Yes, Dalaman is part of the Turkish Riviera.

When is the best time to go to Dalaman?

The best time to visit Dalaman depends on your preferences and the type of experience you are seeking. Generally, the most popular time to travel to Dalaman is during the late spring (May to June) and early autumn (September to October). During these periods, the weather is warm, but not as overwhelming as in the peak summer months.

How far is Marmaris from dalaman airport?

The distance between Dalaman Airport (DLM) and Marmaris is approximately 95 kilometers (59 miles) by road. The journey from the airport to Marmaris takes about 1.5 to 2 hours by car, depending on traffic conditions and the specific location in Marmaris you are traveling to. Keep in mind that travel times may vary, and it's advisable to check the current traffic conditions for a more accurate estimate. Additionally, alternative transportation options such as shuttles, taxis, or private transfers are available for the journey between Dalaman Airport and Marmaris.

How far is Fethiye from dalaman airport?

The distance between Dalaman Airport (DLM) and Fethiye is approximately 45 kilometers (28 miles) by road. The travel time from Dalaman Airport to Fethiye is approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the specific location in Fethiye and traffic conditions. This distance is relatively short, making Fethiye easily accessible from Dalaman Airport by car, shuttle, taxi, or private transfer.

Things for families to do in Dalaman

Dalaman offers a variety of family-friendly activities, ensuring an enjoyable vacation for all. From relaxing days at Sarigerme Beach and boat trips along the Dalyan River to exploring ancient rock tombs and enjoying the unique experience of Kizkumu Beach, there's something for everyone. Adventure-seeking families can opt for jeep safaris or white-water rafting on the Dalaman River, while those looking for tranquility can unwind at scenic spots like Sulungur Lake and Katranci Bay. Local markets and Mudanya Bazaar provide cultural immersion and shopping opportunities. The possibilities in Dalaman cater to diverse interests, promising a memorable family getaway.

Dalaman flight ticket

Cheapest flight ticket Airport Flight duration Cheapest date
Cologne-Bonn → Dalaman
flight ticket: 55.7 EUR
Dalaman Airport 4 hr 25 min 26 Aug 2024

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Destination airport: Dalaman Airport (DLM)  
Cologne Bonn - Dalaman flight duration  3:30 hours
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Transportation in Dalaman

Bus, minibus and taxi options are the main public transportation vehicles in Dalaman. To move around the surrounding districts and towns, you can use buses. You need to buy Kent Kart to use on public buses. Local minibuses are mostly used for short distances. They cover almost all of Dalaman and you can hop in them by paying cash.

Accommodation in Dalaman

Not exactly Dalaman’s centre but its neighbour towns and surrounding region in general offers lots of alternatives for accommodation. From luxury to budget options, you can find lots of choices for your taste and budget. You can enjoy early reservation campaigns and promotions for a lot more options with cheaper prices.

Dalaman Weather

In Dalaman, summers are hot, clear, and humid, while winters are cold, wet, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature generally varies from 6 Celsius to 32 Celsius degrees. While the hottest month of the year is August, the coldest is January. Make sure to check the weather in Dalaman before booking your flight for a comfortable trip. To experience this magical city for yourself, book the next flight to Dalaman from Corendon Airlines and start your journey.

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  • Jun 27, Thu 33 Clear Sky
  • Jun 28, Fri 24 Clear Sky

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