The city of Dalaman is in the southwest of the country and is part of the famous Turkish Riviera. In addition to the beach, lovers of sightseeing tours can experience boat trips with a view of the buildings that once belonged to Cleopatra or the tombs of the kings, but the city can also see traditional markets and mosques. It is also less than 3 hours away from the famous Turkish resort of Bodrum.
Flights from Bratislava
From the Bratislava airport, you can fly directly to Dalaman International Airport, which is located only a few kilometres from the city. Ryanair is operating scheduled flights from BTS to Dalaman, Turkey once a week, on Saturdays. The flight takes approximately 3.5 hours.
Transportation from the airport to the city centre
Two bus companies run regularly from the airport. Both operate shuttle services between the airport and the cities of Marmaris and Fethiye. If you want to get to the city centre, these companies will take you there by bus. They have a stop right before the exit from the domestic flights’ terminal.
An alternative is to use a taxi, which you can find as soon as you leave the airport, or to rent a car.
“Must see” in Dalaman
The dominant features of Dalaman are the beaches and crystal-clear water. In the vicinity you will find several very interesting and pleasant beaches. Among the best ones are: Sarigerma Beach - the longest but at the same time calm beach, which is not crowded with bars and especially people, Izutzu Beach - a beach with beautiful nature in the vicinity and a hospital for turtles, which is an interesting charity project, Olu Deniz Beach - a beach with a wonderful the blue lagoon, which is part of the protected area.
The sulphur thermal springs are also a very popular attraction in the area. Many people seek them because of problems with skin diseases, rheumatism, or joint pain. You can try various treatment procedures such as a mud bath.
The surroundings of the city are dotted with historical monuments and sites. You can enjoy tourism connected precisely with the discovery of ancient ruins from the times of the Byzantine Empire. An interesting place is certainly Dalyan, where there are historical tombs carved into the rocks. They were once part of the city of Lycia and look like a small temples carved into the rock.