Icmeler is a district of Mugla’s Marmaris district. It is located in Marmaris Bay. Its population is 9,604. Its name comes from the famous and healing drinking water. Icmeler Beach is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Marmaris. Especially, thanks to the accommodation and beach facilities, it is the closest and preferred settlement to Marmaris. Marmaris and Icmeler are actually like inseparable parts. The distance from Icmeler to Marmaris is 8 kilometers and there are minibus services all day long, including at night. There are many luxury hotels, resorts and pensions in Icmeler. It leads the tourism in Marmaris.
Since the cove and its beach are extremely convenient and beautiful, it has become a place where even those who do not stay in Icmeler Beach come here to swim. Domestic and foreign tourists mostly prefer Icmeler to swim. Nature and sea are magnificent in Icmeler. It offers holidaymakers a nice recreation with its islets on the opposite side and high hills covered with forests. There are many cafes and restaurants along the beach. In addition, many large shopping stores attract attention. It is possible to see jewelery, leather and clothing stores almost along the way. The fresh water flowing into the sea from the canals in Icmeler adds a different atmosphere to the region.
Visitors who come to Icmeler usually spend the day enjoying the sea and beaches. Since everything needed is in the area, there is no need to go anywhere else. Water sports are also popular. It provides services to do sports such as parasailing, banana and canoe. You can also participate in boat tours to the surrounding bays in Icmeler. Daily boats organized to Dalyan and Iztuzu beaches are also located in Icmeler. There are not as many discos and clubs in Icmeler Beach as there are in Marmaris. Generally, there are 5-star hotels with their own activities and animations, and there are many cafe-bar type quiet places on the Icmeler road.
If you plan to come to Icmeler by road, you can choose Mugla or Fethiye direction. You can also go to Icmeler Beach after reaching the town by bus from Marmaris from many cities of Turkey.
Transportation is provided to Icmeler Beach, located in the southwest of Marmaris, via Cumhuriyet Boulevard in Marmaris district center. Another connection is via Marmaris-Datca Highway. Icmeler is 7 km from Marmaris, 272 km from İzmir, 795 km from Istanbul and 659 km from Ankara.
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