Cruise Holiday Travel Guide: Marmaris


With its stunning coastline, friendly people and great cuisine, Marmaris is a great place to visit as part of a cruise around southern Europe.

And with Cruise 1st Australia you can find all the latest deals – just take a look at our Greece cruise deals page for a few examples.

Alternatively, read on to find out more about the popular resort, and what you can do during your time there.

About Marmaris

Marmaris is located towards the south west of Turkey, close to the Greek island of Rhodes and facing out onto the Mediterranean Sea. It has become a popular port as it is conveniently placed for cruises also visiting Cyprus, Israel, Egypt and other places near Mediterranean Europe.

The first thing many people will do here is go for a walk on the beach front – a long walk where most of the action is during the day. It’s lined with bars, restaurants and cafes, and the beach has plenty of sunbeds if you feel like soaking up some sun.

One of the most popular attractions in Marmaris is the Dancing Fountains, where you’ll see light shows projected onto the spray of water fountains. These aren’t like any light shows – you’ll see stories projected onto the spray. Many visitors to Marmaris consider this a must-see.

Also popular are the Marmaris mountains. The views over the coastline are beautiful – either drive through the area for a relaxing journey or stop and take a walk around.

It’s a beautiful area that feels very different to the bustling city of Istanbul or the party towns on the west coast of Turkey.

Book your Marmaris Cruise Deal with Cruise 1st

All you need to do to book your cruise visiting Marmaris is to head over to one of our latest cruise deals pages – this Greece cruise deals page is a great start – and find a deal that fits your budget.

We regularly update our deals, so don’t worry if you can’t see something you like the look of. Just use the search tool to see what else might be available, or check back later on.

Here are some of our current favourite cruise deals that stop at Marmaris:

History of the Aegean (fly/stay/cruise)
Cruising on Azamara Quest
30th October 2014 for 12 nights

You’ll start your journey with a flight from Australia to Istanbul, where you’ll stay a night. You’ll then set off your cruise which visits Kepez, Ephesus, Kos, Rhodes, Marmaris, Santorini, Nafplion and Athens, before returning by flight to Australia.

Images sourced via Flickr Creative Commons. Credit: Kerragan Aga.

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