Mugla is truly the world of its own, offering magnificent tourist spots varying from seas and oceans to ancient civilization. Along with beautiful architecture, Mugla famed for the comfortable resorts and hotels. These hotels are offering luxury services and heart-warming hospitality to its millions of tourists every year. Moreover, Mugla consists of the most popular holiday cities of Bodrum, Marmaris, Datça, Köyceğiz and Fethiye.
Best Tourist Spots in Mugla
Bodrum (Halicarnassus) is famous for the birthplace of Herodotus (father of history). Bodrum is famous for two reasons. Firstly, the fact that monarchy system of government remained even when all neighbor cities got rid of it. Secondly, Halicarnassus allied with the Persians in the expedition led by Xerxes against the Greeks.
In addition, Mausoleum of Halicarnassus was dedicated to the memory of Governor Mausolos, the satrap. Later, it was conquered by Alexander the great. Indeed, it is one of Seven Wonders of the World.
In contrast to Bodrum, Gümüşlük is a quite place embraces dried gourd lanterns and small restaurants.
Butterfly valley is located in Fethiye district, Mugla. However, it is only accessible via water boats. As the name suggests this valley is a wonderful place for millions of butterfly species varying in shape and colors. Whereas, there is a waterfall at the end of the butterfly valley that creates a stream all the way through Mediterranean Sea. Moreover, at the end of the Aegean coast lies Datça. It stretches out to the west.
Ölüdeniz and Blue Lagoon
Ölüdeniz, also called as Dead Sea, stretches 50km away to butterfly valley. Consequently, the water of Dead Sea remains still and separates lagoon from the sea. Furthermore, the town sparkles due to neon lights and have many English-themed restaurants.
Marmaris is the most fascinating resort of Mugla. Marmar consists of water parks, night clubs and a lively lifestyle. Shopping centers, boutiques and restaurants are a pleasant contrast offering the Turkish clothes, leather and handicrafts. In Marmaris Bay, large and modern marinas provide best services.
Dalyan and Caretta Caretta
Delta of Dalyan resides between districts of Marmaris and Fethiye in Mugla. Daylan is a fantastic natural landscape. It consists of flora and fauna with golden sand. It is a home for turtles or Caretta Caretta.
Kumlubuk and Icmeler
İçmeler is 8 km away from district Marmaris, famous for its quite beach and mountains. Additionally, Turunç and Icmeler include luxury resorts and restaurants. Along with Icelemer, another popular beach Kumlubük is located that embody thick sands.
Gemile Island in Mugla
Gemile island with its awe-inspiring setting is located near Fathiya, Mugla. In fact, Gemile islands are discreet and contains several churches. Nonetheless, the island is the original tomb of Saint and original place of Saint Nicholas.
Xanthos – Letoon
The capital of Lycia was called as Xanthos-Letoon. It illustrates the mixture of Lycian traditions and Hellenic influence, especially in its art. It also reflects the history of Lycian people and their indo- European language.