In the vicinity of Marmaris, 8 km away, there is a holiday destination Icmeler, a place ideal for those who want to enjoy the entertainment facilities of Marmaris at night but hunt for tranquility during the day. There are very frequent and regular transportation links between Marmaris and Icmeler.
Despite numerous hotels Icmeler is very green, full of flowers, has good and clear walking trails andhas two peaceful beaches. The park inside the hamlet is almost like a botanic garden. The stream that divides the hamlet through its centre is a colourful and lively part of Icmeler. The aqua park right behind the main park in the centre is ideal for families with children.
During daytime, you may soak up the sun or try out the range of water sports on offer, then the evenings can be spent in any of the numerous hospitable pleasant bars and restaurants. There are delightful gardens to stroll around, boat trips to nearby sandy coves, or you can pick up a dolmus any time for a short ride to Marmaris, if you are after the more serious shopping and nightlife.