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A district of Mugla, Datca dates to 2000 BC. Hosting many civilizations throughout the history like Carians, Lydians, Persians, Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans, Datca bears traces of those civilizations. If you prefer travelling by air to access Datca, you can land in either Milas Bodrum Airport or Dalaman Airport. It’s possible to reach Datca via ferry from Bodrum. From Dalaman, you can first go to Marmaris and cover a distance of 70 km on the highway between Marmaris and Datca.
Uniting Mediterranean and Aegean Sea, Datca is a peninsula. Surrounded by sea from three sides, Datca has a 235-km long coastline. Therefore, Datca features 52 bays in total. Some of these bays are very popular and some awaits to be explored. You can whether visit these bays by your car or take a daily boat tour. Most popular beach of Datca is Hayitbuku Beach… Besides, Ovabuku Beach, Kumluk Beach, Hastanealti Beach, Taslik Beach and Palamutbuku are frequently preferred both by local people and the tourists. Since it’s located on a continuously windy point, Datca is favourite of water sports lovers like surfing and sailing.
Since you’re in Datca, you should definitely visit Knidos Ancient City. Founded in 4th century BC and one of the most important trade and cultural centre in ancient times, Knidos is also known as one of the first cities where democracy was implemented. You can access this ancient city that is located 38 km to the centre by your car or Palamutbuku minibuses. Located close to Knidos, Temple of Apollo is another historical structure you need to see here. Also known as Emecik Archaic Temple, the structure is one of the first sanctuaries in the region. Pieces from the early Byzantine period found during the excavations here are also remarkable. Don’t forget to visit Deveboynu Lighthouse in Knidos. Indeed, pathway is a little bit challenging due to the high winds, however, the fascinating view you will see at the end of the road is worth evertyhing.
The house where Can Yucel, one of the most important poets of Turkey, had spent his recent years is open to visitors. Don’t forget to visit Can Yucel House and grave of the great poet! While walking through the streets full of stone houses in Eski (Old) Datca, you will not believe how slow the time passes and makes you feel at peace. Be sure to visit local markets of Datca. You can buy ‘dastar’ fabrics that are woven by local people on hand looms. Besides, don’t forget to visit the famous windmills of Datca! Compared to many famous towns of Mugla, Datca’s night life is not as crazy as in Bodrum since it’s a calmer place. Still, there are cafeterias and bars along the coastline. Of course, it’s another option to reach Bodrum after two-hour ferry ride!
Cute district of Mugla, Datca features accommodation options appealing to every taste and every budget. Offering every option from ultra-all-inclusive packages to bed & breakfast, these properties include serviced apartments, guesthouses, boutique hotels and resorts. Infant and child friendly properties make you visit Datca comfortably. It would be useful to book early if you want to find a place in a hotel that will meet all of your needs in Datca that is becoming a more popular holiday destination year by year.
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