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The Datça Peninsula, whose historical name is Knidos, was an extremely important port for the Ancient Greek and Byzantine Empires. When you visit the district, which dates back to 2000 BC, you should definitely see the ruins such as the Aphrodite statue, Yellow Port, Old Knidos (Burgaz). When to go to Datça for a holiday? You can go to Datça, where the summer season lasts for a long time due to its location, for a sea holiday between April and October. Datça, which has a much calmer atmosphere compared to the popular holiday resorts in the Aegean and Mediterranean regions, offers a peaceful and nature holiday with its magnificently beautiful bays. You can come to the town, where the weather is warm in winter, to relax in the winter. Datça Hotels Accommodation options in Datça, which is many facilities with its different bays, are varied. However, it is useful to know; If you want to have an All Inclusive holiday without leaving the hotel, you may not find what you are looking for in Datça. Most of the Datça hotels offer their services only with Room, Bed-Breakfast and Half Board concepts. Datça hotels by the sea, Datça apart hotels with the comfort of home, Datça pensions offering a warm and friendly atmosphere or Datça boutique hotels with their stylish atmosphere are among the alternatives you can choose for your holiday. If you want to enjoy this in the town, which fascinates its guests with its natural beauties, it is also possible to find hotels that offer service with bungalow houses in Datça. How to go to Datça? If you want to reach Datça, which is located within the borders of Muğla, by the shortest route, you have to choose the air route. You can fly to Dalaman Airport to go to Datça by plane. It is possible to reach the town by minibus after landing at Dalaman Airport. If you want to go to Datça by bus, you can reach Datça by direct flights of many bus companies from cities such as Istanbul and Ankara. You can also reach Datça by ferry from Bodrum in 2 hours by sea. Transportation in Datça Minibuses are the most used means of transportation within the borders of Datça. You can easily reach the most beautiful bays near Datça, such as Palamutbükü, Eski Datça, Karaincir, with the minibuses departing from the garage in the center. Places to Visit in Datça Palamutbükü Palamutbükü, one of the most beautiful beaches that visitors can never give up with its clear, clean sea, long coast, fishing boats and lush scenery, takes about 30 minutes by car from Datça. You can find a long beach and a lot of peace in this untouched bay where there are no big hotels. The cove, where delicious village-style pancakes are found, is one of the quietest places in Datça. Ilıca Pond The Byzantine Pool, located in Ilıca Pond, which is thought to be good for skin problems thanks to its water containing minerals and soda, is a frequent destination especially for foreign tourists. Old Town You can forget the time while walking around the Old Datça Neighborhood, which consists of narrow stone streets that cars cannot enter and stone houses whose originals have never been intact; You can shop at the street stalls and of course visit Can Yücel Street, where Can Yücel once lived, and you can find the most authentic Datça boutique hotels in this area. International Knidos Culture and Art Academy In Datça, whose name is always mentioned with art, many studies are carried out in the fields of sculpture, painting and ceramics in the academy located on the right of the road when entering Yaka Village. You can see many works of famous artists here and attend workshops. Historical Artifacts and Ruins In addition to the ancient city of Knidos, Datça's most important historical heritage, ruins such as the Aphrodite Statue, Yellow Harbor, water cisterns, Old Datça Castle, Yarikdağ Castle, Kumyer Castle and historical water mills are among the places to see in Datça. Datça Beaches – Palamutbükü Beach – Aktur Beach – Kumluk Beach – Taşlık Beach – Kargı Beach – Gebekum Beach – Güllük Beach What to Eat in Datça? Among the Datça dishes, keskek takes the first place. You can't find traditional pancakes prepared with Datça herbs in Datça hotels. An indispensable part of Datça dishes is the almond fig dessert made with the famous Datça almond. You should definitely taste the Datça almond exported to the world. On the other must-taste list, there is fish and honey. You will not forget the taste of the famous Datça fish accompanied by olive oil appetizers and other delicious seafood for a long time. Entertainment in Datça Having a quiet nightlife compared to other touristic regions, Datça is ideal for those who want to relax and spend a peaceful holiday. You can take a walk on the beach, participate in live music entertainment, and have a pleasant time at the activities in the amphitheater in the harbor during the summer months. In the bars and entertainment venues located in the port area, there are venues known for their decent atmosphere and hosting live performances of famous artists during the summer season. Datça Holiday Advice: o If you want to visit Datça properly, you should join the boat tours that stop by all the important bays from morning to evening. o In Datça, you can have natural products such as spices, homemade jams and olive oil at very reasonable prices. o You can go to Mesudiye, which is about 30 minutes from the center of Datça, and visit Ovabükü, Hayıtbükü, Palamutbükü and Kızılbük. o Deveboynu Lighthouse, which is the most extreme point of the peninsula, rewards the tiredness you experience while climbing with a view that you will find in very few places. It can be a little difficult to leave the lighthouse, which offers the unique views of Kos Island, Knidos Ancient City, Mediterranean and Aegean Sea under your feet, let us warn you in advance. o You can examine the artworks and works of art at the Knidos Academy in Yakaköy, and you can buy village products at the Agricultural Development Cooperative in Yazıköy. o In Datça, one of the most important places in our country in terms of almond cultivation, a colorful festival takes place every winter. If you want to see the almond trees that provide a visual feast with their white flowers in Datça, which welcomes you with magnificent views not only in summer but also in winter, and if you want to experience an alternative holiday with enjoyable activities, do not miss the Datça Almond Blossom Festival in February!