On Turkey’s southwest Mediterranean coast, just eight kilometres from Marmaris, is its more relaxed neighbour, Icmeler.
Holidays in Icmeler
Backed by pine-covered hills and with a canal running through it; Icmeler is full of whitewashed houses and twisting streets with a sandy/shingle beach along the waterfront.
The beach is a popular choice during the daytime with a range of water sports on offer. Accommodation in Icmeler consists of small hotels, guesthouses, and apartments. When it comes to shopping the Wednesday market is the place to pick up a bargain.
Icmeler boasts restaurants, cafes, pubs, and bars where you can enjoy an authentic Turkish meal and drinks in the evening, followed by live music, dancing, and even karaoke. And, of course, if you want a livelier nightlife scene, Marmaris is just a bus or ferry ride away.
>So if you’re looking for peace and relaxation in the Turkish sunshine, but with lots to do close at hand, then a holiday in Icmeler is the perfect choice. Why not hop on a flight to Icmeler this summer and experience a Turkey holiday for yourself?
Icmeler is perfect for a sunshine holiday especially from the beginning of May through to the end of October with temperatures of 27 to 35°C.
- Best time to visit: May-October
- Average temp: 24°C/75°F
- Average flight time: 4 Hours
- Most suited for: Families, Couples
- Currency: Turkish Lira
- Time Difference: +2 hours
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Things to see and do in Icmeler
You'll be spoilt for things to see and do during your Icmeler holiday. Holidays in Icmeler centre around the sand/shingle beach shaded by palm and eucalyptus trees. There's also biking, surfing, jet skiing, paragliding, snorkelling, hiking, scuba diving, horse riding, and quad biking to add to the fun.
Follow the canal to the traditional Old Town with its narrow, cobbled streets lined with white-washed buildings; shop for homemade Turkish Delight, jewellery, and souvenirs in the charming shops and stop for a cup of coffee in a local café.
Leave Icmeler behind and head to nearby Marmaris - home to Marmaris Marina, Marmaris Castle and Archaeology Museum, boat trips to the Greek island of Rhodes, and Atlantis Water Park with its Black Hole and Kamikaze water slides.
The nightlife in Icmeler centres around the cafes, restaurants, pubs, and bars along the waterfront and the town's narrow streets; where you can enjoy everything from live music to folk dancing. There’s also a disco and a couple of karaoke bars. For a livelier evening, Marmaris is just a ride away.
Food and drink in Icmeler
There’s an excellent choice of restaurants and bars in Icmeler. Dine on local favourites such as Kebabs, Döner, Köfte, Pide, and Baklava. You’ll also find a choice of British, Indian, and Chinese eateries. A glass or two of Turkish wine and the local spirit Raki go down well with your meal.
To make your holiday budget go further, why not book an Icmeler all-inclusive hotel where snacks, drinks, and meals are usually included in the price you pay before you leave home?
Average monthly temperature in Icmeler (°C)
- Jan 15°C
- Feb 15°C
- Mar 18°C
- Apr 21°C
- May 26°C
- Jun 32°C
- Jul 35°C
- Aug 35°C
- Sep 31°C
- Oct 26°C
- Nov 21°C
- Dec 17°C