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Dalyan Mah. 302. Sok. No:1 Kat:2, Dalyan, Turkey
+90 252 284 5344
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Reviewed today via mobile

We always go to Iztuzu beach once or twice during our holiday. Didn't visit the turtle sanctuary this time as it was so busy. Pleasant place, cheap sun beds, small bar to get snacks and drinks. We always take a little picnic with plenty of...More

Thank JoGee28
Reviewed today via mobile

We visited this beach several times during our two week stay in Dalyan. An important breading ground for the loggerhead turtle this beach is highly protected and as such is closed during hours of darkness. The beach is 4.5km from end to end with not...More

Thank Hostajeff
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely beach. Very soft sand. Sea shallow which is ideal for children. Good facilities with cafe, changing rooms and toilets. Visited turtle hospital whilst there too. Definately worth a visit.

Thank Teri_Robert
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to the bus side of the beach, not the boat side which is where all the tourists come in from the resorts. It was quiet and vast expanse of sandy beach with a few sun beds and a beach hut that sells basic...More

Thank calpe62
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Perfect beach clean , very long loads if space for everyone. Protected turtle egg laying area. Cafe’s for refreshments . Changing booths and toilets. Lovely sandy beach and the sea was warm. We will always visit when in this area if Turkey

Thank lobster64
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited in the afternoon, it was a little windy which was great. The sun loungers we so comfortable with the right amount of shade. The facilities were very good as was the food in the cafe. The sea was very warm with sand underfoot,...More

Thank Bobby M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Another place we try to visit each time we come to Turkey. Take note, though, that the beach closes from 20:00-08:00 due to it being a nesting area for sea turtles. On our first visit, we were most of the way down the 4.5km beach...More

Thank XowieG
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's a nice little cove the sea is not to deep nr shore there is a little cafe seving burgers etc hot and cold drinks prices not to bad . You can get a bus to one end where the turtle hospital is well worth...More

Thank andrewstuartpreston
Reviewed 6 days ago

Drove to the Turtle sanctuary end of the beach. Beautiful views, little cafe to buy snacks and drinks. Not many wasps about, last few years there have been hundreds in September. so peaceful lovely place to visit.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Unspoilt, take the river dolmus from Dalyan then walk to the middle of the beach to avoid the crowds.

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Naomi C
13 August 2018|
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Response from Louise B | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know the rescue centre is in operation all year round. Sadly turtles always get injured. It is donation based. I'm not sure about tours.
wael a
30 June 2018|
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Response from Peter F | Reviewed this property |
Dalyan (Kaunos) is signpostedfrom the highway, the first turn being a left at some traffic lights into Ortaca. Carry straight on through Ortaca, across two roundabouts, just keep going straight on and you will come onto a... More
10 June 2018|
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Response from Peter F | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the water taxis are near the statue of Ataturk, near the mosque. There is usually a sign on the walkway and a guy there from the 'co-operative'; directing people to the correct boat.