Iztuzu Beach in Dalyan, which is located on the main channel between Koycegiz Lake and the Mediterranean Sea, is one of the beaches where sea turtles, Caretta Caretta, lay their eggs. In the city, there is also the historic city of Kaunos, which is less developed due to its distance from the major road of 12 kilometres. On the Karya-Lycian border, Kaunos, one of Miletos’ twin children, founded the ancient city on the opposite side of the Dalyan Strait. In ancient times, Kaunos was a port city, but it eventually moved inland from the coast. Dalyan‘s prominent emblem has always been the rock tombs at the city’s entrance. In addition, the city is surrounded by around 3 kilometers. Kaunos was a sophisticated city in ancient times, as evidenced by the extensive defense walls, stoa, agora, fountain, bath, theatre, and temple ruins. The only way to get to Kaunos is by boat from Dalyan. Furthermore, if you are rent a boat for a weekly blue cruise, a visit to Dalyan will add color to your blue cruise. Gulet anchors in Ekincik, which is located on the Fethiye-Marmaris-Fethiye blue cruise route. You can get a small infantry boat and go on a river trip that includes Dalyan, rock tombs, and Iztuzu beach from the rental boat (mud bath).
Is Dalyan Included in The Boat Rental Prices During the Blue Cruise?
No, unfortunately, this service is not included in the boat rental fee you pay. Since the depth of the yacht, you rent is not suitable for navigating the river, small fishing boats will take you around. Therefore, boat and entrance fees are extra. If you have a gulet charter on the Fethiye or Marmaris route, you can discuss the sailing cruise details and fees with your sales representative.
Air transportation to the city is provided by Dalaman Airport, which is 30 km away. The distance of Dalyan to Mugla is 94 km. It is 284 km from Izmir, 191 km from Bodrum, 247 km from Antalya. and 60 km from Fethiye. is at a distance.