Mugla Datca District Guide

Mugla City Guide

Datça has a 253 km coastline and 52 bays; it is located at the intersection of Aegean and Mediterranean waters. Today, Datça has become one of the most important tourism destinations with its amazing nature in Turkey. Thanks to the amazing bays, the district attracts the interest of foreign tourists. Especially, gulet tourism has become so popular at the last years on the coasts of Datça.

Check out the most comprehensive Datça city guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Datça ” or “How to get to Datça ?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




53 / km2

0,64 %

446 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Datça ? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Datça, there are 1 state hospital named as Datça State Hospital in the city.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Datça or real estate for rent in Datça , you are on the right page. As of the end of October 2020 in Muğla, Datça, the prices of houses for sale increased by 36.18% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 100 square meters. Considering the annual averages, as of the end of October 2020, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Datça district of Muğla province were Datça, İskele, Reşadiye, Kızlan, Cumalı in order.

Accommodation in Datça is an important issue for people who visit city for different purposes like tourism or business. Today, it’s possible to find different accommodation alternatives like hotels and hostels in Datça.

Check out the “Best places to visit in Datça” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Datça” questions in this guide.  With no doubt, there are a lot of hidden paradises to discover in Datça. First of all, we should begin with Ovabükü which is one of the most important bays of Datça. Ovabükü, located in the village of Mesudiye, 20 km from the center of Datça, is preferred by those looking for peace as one of the quiet places with its magnificent nature. The bay, where small pensions are located on the shore, has a stony but beautiful beach. It is possible to come to Palamutbükü, which is 25 km from Datça, by both a minibus and a boat. The bay, which has a small harbor, is also a frequent destination for daily boat tours. The bay has a long sandy beach and small cafes and restaurants are lined up along the beach; there are many pensions for accommodation. Kargı, the closest bay to the center of Datça, is only 3 km away from the center. You can easily reach here by minibuses departing at short intervals. You can benefit from sunbeds and umbrellas free of charge in exchange for something to eat and drink from the cafes and restaurants in the bay that fascinates those who see it with the turquoise sea.

You can easily come to Datça with your own vehicle or bus services. If you want to come to Datça by air, you can use Dalaman Airport. Datça is located approximately 164 kilometers from Dalaman Airport. You can use the flights of the airline companies to reach the center of Datça from the airport. For a more convenient and comfortable journey, you can take a commercial taxi or rent a car.


Enes Sahin

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