Ekincik, Turkey

Ekincik lies in the south-west of Turkey in a quiet bay enclosed by hills, and only 45 minutes drive from Dalaman airport. There is a unspoiled 2 kilometres long gravel beach and a small harbour from which the boats departs to Dalyan (approx. 45 minutes) The scenery is stunning and there are many opportunities to observe the local wildlife.

The Ekincik region offer several distractions: a cooperative in Ekincik village organises fishing boats; the golden sands of Iztuzu Beach are a breeding ground for sea turtles and a great place to relax; a river-boat trip down the Dalyan river delta visits the ruins of Caunos; the town of Dalyan is overlooked by Lycian tombs carved into the sheer cliff face hundreds of feet up; and the sulphurous mud baths & hot springs here are worth a visit.

Things to See & Do

* Ruins of Caunos
* River boat trip down the Dalyan River Delta
* Lycian Tombs
* Mud baths and thermal springs

General Information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - New Turkish Lira (YTL)
Language – Turkish
Population – 16,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + two hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 90

Port Location – The port is located in central Ekincik.

Travel Links – The closest airport is located 45 minutes away at Dalaman.

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