Flights to Dalaman

Discover Dalaman, The Turquoise Coast

Beach, Cuisine, Culture, Nature, Night life

Dalaman offers everything you would want from a holiday with its diverse mix of resorts attracting tourists from around the world. The area's resorts include Kalkan, Fethiye, Oludeniz, Hisaronu, Gocek, Sarigerme, Dalyan, Akyaka, Marmaris Icmeler, Turunc and Datca. You're guaranteed to find something that fulfils your needs.

Feature / Location

Gateway of the Aegean Coast The International Gateway of Turkey's Aegean Coast

Currency

Turkish Lira TRY

Weather

June - Sep is hot and dry Prime time for beach days with August being the hottest and driest month

Time Zone

GMT +02:00 Time Zone in Dalaman (GMT +03:00 in the winter)

Airports

One Airport located in Dalaman

Activities

Dalyan, Kayakoy

The Region of Dalaman gains its name the Turquoise coast from the beautiful crystal-clear waters along the coastline perfect for sun worshippers and water sports enthusiasts. A favourite with international tourists from around the world.

What Is Dalaman Best Known For?

Dalaman is best known for its beaches, nightlight and paragliding in Oludeniz. The Blue Lagoon, one of the world's most photographed places in Turkey is a highlight of the area.

  • Beach
  • Cuisine
  • Culture
  • Nature
  • Night life

Beach

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Butterfly Valley

Located in Oludeniz 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 Oludeniz. The beach is shingle sand but attracts visitors thanks to the breath-taking views and warm waters.

Iztuzu Beach

Iztuzu Beach in Dalyan this magnificent Golden Sandy beach 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.

Oludeniz beach

One of the most beautiful in Turkey with breathtaking views. Literally translated as Dead Sea, Oludeniz 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 Oludeniz beach is also famous as the landing strip for the paragliders that fly from the Babadag mountains.

Cuisine

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Marmaris

Home to many quality restaurants. Mainly located around the Harbour, Marina and Long Beach (Uzunyali) areas. Tourists are spoilt for choice with everything from casual to fine dining. If you want a romantic meal why not try Pineapple in the Marina overlooking the Yachts. Fancy trying something more exotic then why not visit Long beach and the best Indian in the resort the Taj Mahal restaurant. Looking to try out the local cuisine then Cihan Ocakbasi in Siteler is the place to head for. Why not try some of the tasty kebabs on offer and a must is the local Mezes to get your taste buds dancing.

Marmaris Pine Honey

Famous for its amazing and delicious pine honey sort after all around Turkey. Turkey is the 5th world supplier of pine honey and 92% is produced in the Aegean region. A sweet dark honey its taste is delectable and is said to cure some diseases and can help cleanse certain organs and the blood. So not only is it delicious it's also good for you too!

Culture

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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.

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.
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.

Nature

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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.

Saklikent

Saklikent Gorge outside of Fethiye is a wonder of nature. The second largest Gorge in the world at 20km in length, chiselled out of the mountains. The gorge gets its water from the Taurus Mountains and during the summer months 4km of the gorge can be easily accessed and is walkable. It's one of the most gloriously shaded areas in the summer with cool waters and a pleasant temperature.

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.

Night life

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Hisaronu

Hisaronu in Fethiye is a quiet tourist village during the day however, as nightfall's the lights open, the music starts and the atmosphere is electric in the summer months. Popular with young locals and international tourists alike the main street is full of nightclubs, bars, fun pubs and karaoke bars and is a highlight of any holiday to Fethiye.

Marmaris

Marmaris is renowned for its vibrant nightlife. The resort offers something for everyone whether you want a quiet sophisticated night out or you want to party till the early hours.

There are two areas of nightlife in Marmaris. Bar Street is the epicentre of evening flavour full of night clubs and bars whether you like pop, dance, rock, Turkish live music or R n B the choice is yours. The atmosphere is electric and will surely be a highlight of your holiday popular with locals and international tourists alike. Uzunyali (long beach) is more popular with international tourists with bars, fun pubs and karaoke bars. The area has a more enthusiastic fun feel and is very popular with local cocktails and fishbowls, a firm favourite with the international tourists.

Weather in the Dalaman Region

Dalaman offers a Mediterranean Climate that sees warm summers and mild winters with an average of 320 days of sunshine a year. June to September are the driest months with July and August recording the hottest temperatures perfect for those sun worshippers. The mildest months are December and January with the highest recorded rainfall and coldest temperatures.

22 C Scattered Clouds
TODAY Nov 28, Sun
  • Nov 29, Mon 23 Overcast Clouds
  • Nov 30, Tue 17 Light Rain
  • Dec 1, Wed 16 Clear Sky
  • Dec 2, Thu 16 Clear Sky
  • Dec 3, Fri 17 Light Rain

Cities with direct flights to Dalaman

Corendon Airlines connects you from Germany and the UK to the Gateway of the Aegean coast, Dalaman DLM.

Flights to Dalaman are very competitive and excellent value for money with low prices. You can visit Dalaman twice a week from London Gatwick, Manchester and Cologne and Nuremberg once a week. The flights are relatively short between 3 - 4 hours. The UK flights have a longer season and start early from the 2nd April until the end of October whereas the flights from Germany start mid-May to the end of October.

Corendon Airlines with its excellent service and outstanding quality gives easy access to an area that is popular for both British and German Tourists throughout the busiest months of the year.

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Region Cheap flight tickets to Dalman

Find cheap flights to Dalaman with Corendon Airlines via our website or mobile app. Dalaman airport is becoming increasingly popular so don’t miss out on a bargain by booking early. With four flights a week from the UK and 3 from Germany Corendon Airlines are making travel to Dalaman Airport more accessible than ever. Dalaman flights to Manchester are very popular with all airlines and run twice a week throughout the summer.

Accommodation in the Dalaman Region

The Dalaman Region is renowned for offering excellent value for money accommodation making any holiday budget easy to stick to. By planning your flights and accommodation together you can get the most of any discounted offers available at the time of booking. The region offers all types of accommodation from Dalaman villas to rent for the more independent traveller, groups and those wanting some home comforts to 5* All Inclusive hotels perfect for all customer types whether you're travelling as a family, couple or group of friends. As the region is so spread out there are many options available to choose from including beach front, city centre, river side or mountainous areas. You can literally choose to have it as busy or quiet as you like.

Airport and Transportation

Dalaman airport carries approximately 4.9 million passengers per year over two terminals. The newer terminal is used to carry international passengers whereas the older terminal is used for Domestic flights. The airport is situated just off the D400 and can be accessed from both the east and the west. The airport is located 95km from Marmaris and 46km from Fethiye making most areas less than a two-hour drive from the airport.

The most convenient and comfortable way to access the main resorts of the area is by taxi. Public taxis are readily available outside of the airport 24 hrs a day. Recently more private transfer companies can be booked online in advance for reasonable prices and have become a popular Dalaman Transfers option with international tourists. Public buses are not available from the airport and the nearest public bus station is outside of the town of Dalaman which can be reached via taxi only. Airport express buses are available for cheap prices however, these usually are only available around the time of domestic flight arrivals.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Dalaman

Which of the resorts is best for nightlife?

The best resort for nightlife for both local and international visitors is Marmaris with a host of evening entertainment available.

Can I rent a villa in the area rather than staying in a hotel?

Yes, Villas are very popular in the resorts of Dalyan and Fethiye.

Does Dalman offer Private Transfers?

There are many companies available that provide easy and convenient private transfers at reliable costs. For peace of mind, we recommend you use one that has not only social media accounts but, also their own website for peace of mind.

Are there Dalaman to Manchester flights?

Yes, Corendon Airlines fly from Manchester to Dalaman twice a week from the beginning of April to the end of October.

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