Popular Lettings in Dalyan
Highlights in Dalyan
- Stunning beach
- Traditional Turkish town
- Boat trips
- Historic sights
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Dalyan
In a country with boundless stunning places to visit, Dalyan stands out as one of the best, with pristine sea, heritage sights, and stunning nature. Whether you are lapping up the sun on a boat trip or traversing ancient city ruins, an epic holiday for the ages is guaranteed in this town. Holiday rentals are dotted evenly around the town for you to choose from, but it is the lettings on the riverside that draw particular attention – they offer expansive views of the ancient tombs that overlook the town.Luxurious houses for the whole family
Many holiday rentals in Dalyan are luxurious houses suitable for the whole family. They are built, furnished and equipped to the highest standard and boast a stunning design which will be appreciated by those with discerning taste. They come with private swimming pools, gardens replete with sub-tropical plants such as palm trees and banana plants and lovely outdoor patios for wining and dining. And you will be pleasantly surprised at how reasonably priced they are!
Holidays in Dalyan
The area and getting around
Despite being quite far from any major population centres, Dalyan is easy to reach via Dalaman Airport, just 30 minutes’ drive from the town. The town is located in the southeast of Turkey on the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. In recent years agriculture has made way to tourism as the driver of the economy, but it retains its traditional Turkish charm, making it a top summer destination.A town wedged between the sea and a lake
Dalyan has a fascinating location on a sliver of land between the sea and a large lake, surrounded by soaring mountains as well as citrus and pomegranate groves. The best way to explore the area is via the river which serpents through the town - myriad boats take you to the beautiful beaches on the sea to the south and back through the town to the explore the breath-taking lake to the north.
Travellers and activities
Dalyan is surrounded by water just begging to be explored. There are over 350 boats in the town offering their services, and they will take you along the river past the ancient city of Kaunos and through the delta to Iztuzu beach where you can relax and eat fresh crabs caught by the skipper. After you will be taken to the mud baths for a healthy dip and on a discovery trip around Lake Köyceğiz, one of the world’s natural wonders.Dalyan for history buffs
Dalyan offers history enthusiasts a cornucopia of historical sites, and none better than the spectacular rock-cut collection of ancient Lycian tombs from the Hellenistic era which loom over the town. 2,000 years old, they are wonderfully illuminated at night. A short walk from the Lycian tombs and you reach the ancient city of Kaunos, a sprawling museum of Roman ruins well worth a full day’s exploration. The impressive amphitheatre is so well preserved that local concerts are often still held there! Make sure to climb to the Acropolis for the gorgeous views 152 metres above sea level.
Pomegranate lovers take note. Dalyan is famous for its harvest of this most sumptuous of fruits!
Top 5 travel tips in Dalyan
Soak up the vibrant atmosphere of Dalyan’s daily market and browse its fabulous selection of locally produced fruits, nuts and spices. Look out for the brass pepper grinders – they make for lovely souvenirs!2. Dine on the riverside
Dalyan’s riverside restaurants offer lovely views across the water to the magnificent Dalyan rock tombs. Choose from a selection of meze plates and enjoy classic Turkish delicacies whilst watching the river boats sail by.3. Come face to face with the local turtles
DEKAMER takes in and rehabilitates injured turtles before releasing them back into the sea. Volunteers from the local university will introduce you to the turtles and tell you all about how they live!4. Experience runner’s paradise
At the end of October, Dalyan hosts its Caretta Run, a number of running races from 5 to 21 kilometres in length that take you along the magnificent shoreline of Sülüngür Lake. So why not extend the summer season, head to Dalyan and participate in this wonderful event with hundreds of like-minded runners?!5. Beach day!
Iztuzu beach is said by many to be the most beautiful beach in Turkey. You will be more than a little impressed by the stunning mountainous landscape surrounding the beach, the fine, golden sand, and the good amenities including a superb buffet restaurant and showers.
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in Dalyan
Dalyan is one of the most expensive cities in Turkey. The costs for a holiday rental here amounts to about £125.61 per night.Is Dalyan a good location for a last-minute getaway?
It is recommended that you book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Dalyan, as only 48% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.How many lettings are available in Dalyan?
Holidu offers around 490 accommodations in Dalyan from 10 different partners, so you will find the perfect type of accommodation you are looking for. We've got you covered!