Koycegiz is located within the Aegean sea, set along the appropriately named Turquoise Coast. Visitors planning to spend their holidays in Koycegiz will discover that there is a great choice of self catering rental accommodation available within the popular destination. There are apartments and townhouses, as well as more spacious villas with pools, many of which enjoy spectacular views of the Koycegiz lake and the Mediterranean sea beyond. For a more rustic style of accommodation, there are numerous old Turkish cottages and farmhouses to be found in the pine-clad hills surrounding the town.
There are a number of ways to explore this beautiful region of Turkey. Visitors enjoying their holidays in Koycegiz may wish to hire a car or motorcycle, or alternatively enjoy one of the many organised boating tours, known as a ‘Blue Cruise’. These cruises allow visitors to explore the many pretty coves and beaches along the ‘Turquoise Coast’, where they can disembark and enjoy bathing in these unspoilt, sheltered locations.
There are numerous other water sport activities to be enjoyed in and around the town, both in the sea and the more sheltered lake.
No holiday spent in Koycegiz can be complete without a trip to the nearby Dalyan Delta. This unique nature conservation area provides the ideal environmental conditions for such sea life as loggerhead turtles and blue crabs.
As a complete contrast, the ancient Roman city of Kaunos is well worth a visit, especially for travellers with interests in all things historical. The ruins of the old city, which dates back to the 2nd century, includes remains of a theatre, temple and a Byzantine church.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Koycegiz will discover that this region of Turkey enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate. Summer temperatures will frequently reach the early 30s degrees Celsius, whilst winter temperatures will frequently reach the mid teens degrees Celsius. The region receives an average annual rainfall of around 14 inches.
Travellers looking to enjoy their holidays in Koycegiz will first fly to the nearby Dalaman Airport (DLM). There are a number of airlines operating regular and affordable flights to this busy international airport, to include BMI, easyJet and Monarch. These flights depart from several UK airports, including London Gatwick (LGW), London Luton (LTN), Birmingham (BHX), Bristol (BRS), Leeds Bradford (LBA) and Glasgow (GLA).