Located in the heart of Turkey’s Turquoise Coast, Marmaris is set on a sweeping bay with a long sand-pebble beach.
Holidays in Marmaris
With its winning formula of hot summers, a warm welcome, and non-stop entertainment; it’s easy to see why Marmaris holidays are such a huge hit with British holidaymakers.
Haggle in the Grand Bazaar or head to one of the resort's many shops for bargain handicrafts, clothes, and jewellery. The Old Town is home to a marina and 16th-century fortress, as well as bustling Bar Street; whilst the main resort strip is lined with a huge choice of international restaurants.
We have a wide range of Marmaris hotels - all of which are excellent value for money, with an array of self-catering apartments, budget bed and breakfasts, and all-inclusive hotels to add to the mix. Popular with families, couples, and groups of friends; holidays in Marmaris are all about fun in the sun.
Marmaris is ideal for a sunshine holiday especially from the beginning of May through to the end of October with temperatures hovering between 26 to 35°C. The shoulder months of April and November can also see the thermometer hit a balmy 21°C.
- Best time to visit: May-October
- Average temp: 24°C/75°F
- Average flight time: 5 Hours
- Most suited for: Families, Couples
- Currency: Turkish Lira
- Time Difference: +2 hours
Latest Marmaris Holiday Offers
Whether it is discovering a new city or re-visiting a favourite destination, our choice of funky boutique hotels to luxury 5 star palaces allows you to shape your break the way you want it.
Things to see and do in Marmaris
Marmaris holidays offers an impressive range of water sports; including parasailing, jet skiing, and boat trips around beautiful bays. The resort boasts three water parks – Atlantis Water Park, Aqua Dream Water Park, and Star Aqua Park - and many hotels have their in-house flumes.
Step back to bygone times at Marmaris Castle and Archaeology Museum and the Amyntas Rock Tombs. Inland, explore hills, rivers, and mountain villages on an exciting jeep safari. Don't miss an invigorating Turkish bath; an essential part of any holiday to Turkey.
Look forward to jeep tours, ATV tours, and horse riding at Marmaris National Park. Go scuba diving amid classical-era ruins and encounter protected loggerhead turtles at Marmaris Bay. Take the one-hour catamaran ferry service to the Greek Island of Rhodes to explore Rhodes Town.
Marmaris comes alive after dark, with a huge choice of cocktail and karaoke bars, pubs, clubs, and discos. Don't miss a trip down Bar Street (the clue is in the name) or a drink in one of the seafront venues on Long Beach.
Many hotels also lay on a varied line-up of family-friendly entertainment and the harbour is a great spot for al fresco dining and a quieter evening out.
Food and drink in Marmaris
Marmaris is packed with a huge choice of international restaurants, serving up food from Italy, China, India, and beyond. There are plenty of fast-food joints and British-style pubs, but don't miss a chance to sample the local cuisine, with the legendary Kebabs being a big favourite with holidaymakers.
Dinner is best rounded off with strong local coffee and a side order of Turkish Delight. For great value for money, book a Marmaris all-inclusive hotel where snacks, drinks, and meals are usually included in the cost of your holiday.
Average monthly temperature in Marmaris (°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