Known for its amazing natural beauty, its quaint beaches, the cute town and the awe-inspiring ancient city of Kaunos. Protection of the utmost for baby turtles on this beach makes it an absolute delight to watch. Eggs are laid at night, giving limited access to the beach.
Dalyan is a town on the Dalyan River, just inland from Turkey’s southwest coast. Across the river from town is the ancient ruined city of Kaunos, with Lycian rock tombs and the remains of a theater. Riverboats connect Dalyan with iztuzu Beach to the south, home to protected loggerhead turtle nesting grounds. To the northwest on the shore of lake Köyceğiz is the village of Sultaniye, known for its thermal mud baths.