Datca is Turkey’s less known but beautiful peninsula, located in Mugla province. In Datca you will find peaceful beaches, old villages, and plenty of undisturbed nature.
According to the ancient geographer Strabo, Datca is a place where God will send his most beloved servant so as to ensure a long life for him.
Datca Peninsula forms the boundary between the Gokova Bay and the Mediterranean. One part of this peninsula extends towards the Mediterranean, the other part towards the Aegean. Knidos, as this peninsula was once known, is a veritable spring of oxygen.
Why you should live in the remote port town of Datca;
You can visit the bays where nature and sea meet and swim in the turquoise waters. Watch the sunset in Datca, from the top of hills to the heart of bays and sea. Wander through the lovely streets of old Datca, buy beautiful gifts from the shops, remember the poet Can Yucel. Lie on the seaside or hillsides, watch the stars, make wishes and fall asleep on the spot. Taste the cinnamon breads, honey, almonds, marzipan, wines and olive oils. Visit Marmaris, Bodrum, Akyaka and other beautiful towns of Muğla. Visit Greek islands, such as Symi, Rhodes, Kos.
REASONS TO LIVE IN DATCA
Old Datca Streets and Traditional Stone Houses
Knidos Ancient City
Coves (Kargi, Domuzcukuru, Hayitbuku, Ovabuku, Kurubuk, Palamutbuku, Kizilbuk, Balikasiran, Akvaryum)
Aktur Holiday Village & Camping & Beach
Karaincir Holiday Village Beach
Perili Bay and Gebekum Beach
Apollon Sanctuary (Emecik Archaic Temple)
Healing Lake of Ilica, Kizlan Village Windmills
Burgaz Ruins and Old Knidos
Resadiye Mosque, Cumali Cesmekoy Mosque
Outdoor Activities (Windsurfing, Diving, Trekking, Sailing, Blue Voyage)
Rich Underwater Treasures
Datca Vineyards and Wines, Olive Farms and Olive Oils
Datca Harbour, Kormen Yacht Marina
Traditional Datca Cuisine,
Local Markets and Products
Republic Square, Amphitheatre, Art Street and Festivals
Almond Blossom Festival
Knidos Art and Culture Academy
Can Yucel (Modern Turkish Poet)
Hizirsah (Valley, Hacetevi Hill, Mosque, Church, Silk Weaving Workshop)