Mugla is a province in southwestern Turkey, along the Aegean Sea. Its seat Mugla,
is about 20 km. inland, but some of Turkey's largest holiday resorts such as
Bodrum, Marmaris and
Fethiye can be found on the coastline of the province, which is the
longest among Provinces of Turkey, even without taking the
numerous many small islands into account. The province also boasts a UNESCO World
Heritage Site in Letoon near Fethiye.
The economy of Mugla relies mainly on tourism for the coastline and agriculture,
forestry and marble quarries for the inland. The province is the second centre of
the marble industry in Turkey after Afyonkarahisar in terms
of quantity, variety and quality. One of the rare industrial installations of the
province is the SEKA paper mill in Dalaman. There are two airports in Dalaman and
Milas-Bodrum, serving international flights and catering to the tourism industry.
Property sales in the Mugla Province have steadily
increased over the previous years with people buying
apartments in Bodrum, villas and apartments in
Fethiye and holiday property in Marmaris.
Marmaris is an important port city and a tourist destination on the Mediterranean
coast, located in southwest Turkey, in the Mugla Province.
Marmaris' main source of income for the city is tourism. As opposed to Bodrum, Alacati
or similar Turkish coastal towns, its traditional architectural tissue has been
less vividly preserved due to a construction boom of the 1980s, but Marmaris still
retains its charm due to the exceptional natural beauty of its location. The district's
population is estimated to reach 300,000–400,000 people during the tourism
A major centre for sailing, possessing two major and several smaller marinas Marmaris
is a popular wintering location for hundreds of cruising boaters. There are regular
ferry services to the Greek island of Rhodes, and large cruise ships call at the
port. See our full range of property for sale in Marmaris
Dalaman is a district, as well as the central town of that district, situated
in on the southwestern coast of Turkey, in the Mugla Province. Dalaman is known
for its international airport (Dalaman International Airport) which serves as a
gateway to the tourists who visit this part of Turkey every year, heading especially
to seaside resorts to the west and east of Dalaman such as Marmaris, Fethiye, Koycegiz,
Dalyan, Olu deniz and Hisaronu.
The Bodrum Peninsula - dramatic coastal route linking the popular resorts
of Bodrum, Gumbet and Bitez the scenery along the bodrum peninsula is absolutely
breathtaking. Small Turkish villages dotted in the hillsides line the coastal road
as you wind round from resort to resort.
Bodrum is a vibrant and bustling cosmopolitan resort with cafes stretching
along its waterfront. Exquisite restaurants overlook the imposing harbour with views
of expensive yachts and the Greek island of Kos in the distance. A resort with great
nightlife Bodrum has its fair share of trendy bars and nightclubs so you will never
be lost for things to do if you choose to buy an apartment
or villa for rent in Bodrum. If you're looking for nice beaches then you'll
need to head off towards Gumbet.
Gumbet - quieter than its more cosmopolitan neighbour Bodrum, Gumbet has
a lovely sand and shingle beach which curves around its shallow bay. An ideal place
to live if you are looking to rent an apartment or villa
in Gumbet but want to be near a more vibrant town like Bodrum only 10 minutes
Bitez - a quaint and welcoming Turkish village surrounded by pretty groves
of fruit trees and boasts a gently sloping beach ideal for children. A favorite
haunt of both, water sports enthusiasts and those in pursuit of calm and tranquillity
in an unspoiled setting. View our properties for rent in Bitez. For a livelier evening
Bodrum is only a 15-minute drive away.
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