Few countries have managed to hold onto their relics, Turkey has done so combining the ancient with the tourist ideal. A self catering holiday apartment in Turkey’s Lycian and Turquoise Coast will give you access to the most splendid beaches and open up opportunities to explore a very proud civilisation.
A break to the Lycian & Turquoise Coast is about exploration and relaxation with a different reality. A proud people who have held onto their history, who whilst steeped in tradition are embracing the best parts of modern culture. By day you can take to the preservations along the coast, witness animal life in its element, and take in breathtaking views. The coast has been called Turquoise for a reason; its blue sheen will captivate you and draw you in. You can enter the sea here as a sailor, meeting other intrepid travellers with the Offshore Cruising Club, even if you are without experience. You can dive, snorkel, jet-ski, Para-sail, virtually every water sport is at your disposal in this place, renowned for its clean and picturesque waters. Dotted through the varied landscape are the relics of the Lycian Civilisation: a brave and proud culture, the last culture in The Mediterranean to fall to the Romans. Their Neolithic constructions stand firm against a scintillating breeze. You can sup on the finest wines available to humanity, converse with the legends of each village, and of course you are never too far away from a good party on your Lycian and Turquoise Coast holidays.
If you are ready to lock up your Lycian and Turquoise Coast accommodation for the day then why not head for Olu Deniz? This town has it all, without the claustrophobia. It has the sights the sounds and the feel of nature whilst maintaining a tourist infrastructure built around active outdoor pursuits and the preserved relics of 3,000 years of civilisation. Dalyan belies this past as readily as many of the other towns in the region where you can acquire Lycian and Turquoise Coast holidays accommodation. Enjoy an oil wrestling match before engaging with architectural wonders built into the hills beyond.
Possibly the best part of your Lycian and Turquoise Coast holidays is the assurance of sunshine. Summer or winter you will find it thanks to the temperate Mediterranean climate. There will of course be a little rain to abate the sizzling sun particularly to the east. Expect summer temperatures to reach well into the thirties degrees Celsius and an annual rainfall figure of around 13 inches.
Flights are available for your Lycian and Turquoise Coast to and from 120 different destinations to Dalaman, the main airport in the region (DLM). You can fly with several airlines from the UK and these include EasyJet, Thomas Cook Airways and Thomson Airways. Fly from a number of UK airports including Birmingham (BHX), Manchester (MAN), Stansted (STD) and London Gatwick (LGW).
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