Relax by the Beach in Icmeler
Just five miles away from Marmaris is the popular family resort town of Icmeler, which is fringed on three sides by beautiful pine forests. Its swath of white sandy beachfront and glassy waters are the heart of the resort, and restaurants, shops and traditional bars line the waterfront promenade.
Icmeler is a place to relax and soak up the hot Turkish sun, to lounge on the beach, enjoy a family holiday together, hike in the hills, indulge in water sports or unwind by the hotel pool.
Hotels in Icmeler
Icmeler has a good variety of hotels. At the top end of the scale you’ll find luxury four- and five-star all-inclusive resorts with vast swimming pools, good food and sea-view balconies that are perfect for watching sunsets.
There’s also plenty of choice if you’re on a budget and looking for cheap hotels – Icmeler has several three-star hotels, many of which are all-inclusive, ranging from big resorts to small and quiet independent hotels.
The Best Ways to Enjoy Icmeler
Icmeler Beach is great for families, with straw umbrellas if you need shade, and warm waters to splash around in. Hire a pedalo to have some fun on the water, or even a small boat to have a go at fishing in Icmeler.
Older kids and anyone looking for faster-paced fun can enjoy banana boat rides, parasailing from a speed boat, doughnut rides and water-skiing. The scuba diving in Icmeler is first-class too, and there are opportunities for beginners and pros alike.
Nightlife and Dining in Icmeler
When the sun sets and the sunbathers drag themselves away from the beach, Icmeler bursts into life. Sing your heart out at karaoke, take in some live music or just enjoy a few cocktails. Icmeler’s many al fresco restaurants are excellent for family-friendly meals of typical Turkish grilled meats, or a romantic seafood dinner. The nightlife here is mellow and relaxed, yet there is plenty to keep you entertained in the evenings.
If you’re looking for a relaxed destination in the Marmaris region with a good selection of accommodation, from cheap hotels to upscale resorts, then Icmeler is a great choice.