Mugla Koycegiz District Guide

Mugla City Guide

Köyceğiz is one of the most important tourism destinations of Muğla city with amazing nature, rich historical structure and beautiful beaches.  Köyceğiz is established around Köyceğiz Lake, which is the spawning area of Caretta Caretta turtles. There is a small island called Prison Island on the lake. It is 35 kilometers from Dalaman Airport. Koycegiz, Rize then carries the title of the wettest regions of Turkey. The economy of Köyceğiz is based on tourism and agricultural activities. Today, about 36.000 people live in this small district.

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

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




57 / km2

1,48 %

54 km2


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

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Köyceğiz or real estate for rent in Köyceğiz , you are on the right page. As of the end of October 2020 in Köyceğiz, Muğla, the prices of houses for sale have increased by 56.97% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 140 square meters. Considering the annual averages, as of the end of October 2020, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Muğla province Köyceğiz for housing were Yeni, Ulucami, Gülpınar, Gelişim ,luluklar, respectively.

Accommodation in Köyceğiz 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 Köyceğiz.

Check out the “Best places to visit in Köyceğiz” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Köyceğiz” questions in this guide. Köyceğiz district of Muğla is one of the most peaceful holiday spots that can preserve its natural beauties, with its historical spots, forests and bay, and thanks to Sandras MountainKöyceğiz Lake is an important places for the district. The small island in the middle of the freshwater Köyceğiz Lake offers a very beautiful view for photographers. The lake, located in the center of the district, has become the symbol of Köyceğiz. Yuvarlak Çay is a popular destination, which is a natural border separating Köyceğiz and Ortaca districts from each other. There are many fish farms in the river, which is the first place that comes to mind when it comes to trout. However, it is possible to find all kinds of services in the facilities and businesses established around the river. Having a strategic importance in terms of politics and location in the past, Caunos was ruled by many civilizations. The ancient city, which is generally visited by boat tours, was ruined and lost its importance due to the drift of the alluvium by the river waters.

Transportation to Köyceğiz is very easy and there are many alternatives. There are two airports in the borders of Muğla named as Milas – Bodrum and Dalaman Airport. You can reach Köyceğiz by using the Muğla-Bodrum road.


Enes Sahin

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