Destination guide

Find riverside restaurants and sunset views in Dalyan villas

The riverside village of Dalyan has activities for every member of your family and many lovely villas to rent while in Turkey. The myriad riverfront restaurants offer delicious mezze plates and dazzling sunset views. Renting a holiday villa in Dalyan is a wonderful choice for its unique attractions that include the DEKAMER centre for the rescue and rehabilitation of sea turtles, fascinating rock tombs and the ancient ruins of Kaunos. Finding the right villa to rent will be easy, as there are many spacious, well-decorated and clean villas to choose from. A villa in Dalyan, Turkey, will give you a Mediterranean home base from which you can plan any number of adventures.

Outdoor activities

Must-try activities near Dalyan holiday homes

The diverse landscape of Dalyan provides excellent sports opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. The gorgeous lakes, waterways and sea are perfect for sea kayaking or canoeing over submerged ruins, or you can view the landscape by sky with paragliding or parasailing. Hot-air ballooning, nature trails and horseback riding are also popular ways to explore the landscape. For the more adventurous types, caving among ancient rock formations or into underground cities is a unique way to explore the town’s history and culture. Whatever your inclination, you’ll find plenty of fun outdoor excursions near your holiday rental.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dalyan

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Dalyan. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sulungur Lake (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Iztuzu Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Sultaniye Hot Springs (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Asi Koyu (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Sarigerme Beach (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Dalyan

Fly into Dalaman (DLM-Dalaman Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city centre.

Food & drink 

Sample Turkish cuisine in Dalyan

Turkish cuisine is the heritage of Ottoman cuisine, which is a rich fusion of Central Asia, Eastern European, Balkan and Middle Eastern influences. Dalyan has its own distinctive flavours and ingredients, such as vegetables, herbs and fish, that are common in Mediterranean and Aegean cuisine. Maize dishes, stuffed dolmas, kebabs, anchovies and dough-based desserts are commonly found in restaurants and eateries in Dalyan. Whatever you’re craving, visit a restaurant near your holiday rental to experience the rich culinary culture of Dalyan.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly fun near Dalyan holiday homes

Turkey has a family-focused culture that welcomes children of all ages. You’ll find an array of kid-friendly activities and attractions near holiday homes, such as the Sea Turtle Research, Rescue & Rehabilitation Centre, a sea turtle conservation facility with educational exhibits and learning demonstrations, and the Sea Turtles Statue, a sculpture in the town square of a mother turtle and baby turtles swimming. Sülüngür Gölü, a vast lake with sandy beaches and nature trails, is also enjoyable for children. The Kargicak Koyu Dalyan, a public beach with golden sand and gentle surf with a mountainous backdrop, is perfect for families looking for sun and surf.

How many holiday rentals are available around Dalyan?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 461 holiday lettings around Dalyan. From 365 villas to 23 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Dalyan? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Dalyan. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dalyan Mosque: 537 holiday lettings
  • Lycian Rock Tombs: 537 holiday lettings
  • Sea Turtles Statue: 534 holiday lettings
  • Sea Turtle Research, Rescue & Rehabilitation Centre: 531 holiday lettings
  • Dalyan Special Environmental Protection Area: 534 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Dalyan listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Dalyan?

Yes, of course. offers 365 Villas in Dalyan. Our other popular types of Dalyan holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 58 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 12 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dalyan?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 375 holiday homes with pool available in Dalyan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.