Marmaris is a port town of Turkey located on the south coastline, overlooking the Aegean Sea. Being right across the Greek island Rhodes, Marmaris is the ideal destination for summer vacations and road trips to southern Turkey. On Ferryhopper, you will find useful holiday tips for Marmaris and information on how to easily travel by ferry to the Turkish coast.
How to get to Marmaris?
At present time, the main ferry connection between Greece and Marmaris is served through Rhodes. The island of Rhodes is approximately 25 nautical miles from Marmaris and the ferry journey lasts about 1 hr. There are several weekly crossings throughout the year. During the summer, in particular, the ferry route is served once a day. The standard ferry ticket costs around 40 € and some vessels can transport cars in order to explore the surrounding area and its beauties!
Take a look at the dedicated Ferryhopper page on the Rhodes - Turkey ferry route for extra details!
What to do in Marmaris?
Marmaris is quite a popular summer destination for all travelers as it is a beautiful resort town right next to the magical beaches of the Aegean. You can also stroll around the picturesque alleys, visit the Turkish market or even go sightseeing.
Beaches in Marmaris
You can find sandy beaches with crystal clear waters only a few kilometers from the town of Marmaris. Most of them are close to popular beach bars and are fully organized with amenities for visitors. Don’t miss trying surfing or other kinds of water sports! We recommend taking a dive in the waters of:
- Uzunyali beach
- Icmeler beach
- Turunc beach
- Kumlubuk beach
- Cennet Island beach
- Sedir Island & Cleopatra Beach
- Kizkumu Orhaniye Beach
Activities and Sightseeing in Marmaris
Marmaris offers various options for activities to travelers. First of all, the Castle of Marmaris is worth a visit as it is the city’s most impressive landmark and is located in the beautiful Old Town. Another good idea is to visit the smaller and traditional villages near Marmaris such as Bayir and Turgut. Finally, you can find in Marmaris two amazing water parks where children and even adults can have fun! Ferryhopper gives a shortlist of what to do in Marmaris:
- Marmaris Castle in the Old Town
- Marmaris Harbour
- Water sports (kite surfing, windsurfing)
- Aqua Dream Water Park
- Atlantis Water Park
- Daily Boat Trips
Tip: Marmaris is ideal to try tasty local Turkish recipes or to party at one of the nightclubs until dawn!
Where to book ferry tickets to Marmaris?
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