The Point Where Aegean And Mediterranean Meet; Datça
With Datca Travel Guide; We are starting to describe the general structure of Datça with its 253 km coastline and 52 bays. Datça is a peninsula with thousands of years of history, located at the intersection of the Aegean and Mediterranean waters; The history of the peninsula is based on 2000 years ago. Knidos, the naked Aphrodite statue, the old Knidos (Burgaz) and the remains of the Yellow Port are important heritage of Datça history.
There are many blue flag beaches in the district. These beaches are mainly; Aktur Camping Beach, Aktur Holiday Site Beach, Hastanealtı Beach, Perilikosak Beach, Billurkent Beach, Kumluk Beach, Taşlık Beach and Karaincir Beach. The beaches are all natural and clean.
One of Datça’s most important coastlines is the Gebekum dune. Thousands of years ago, in the Gebekum Kumulu, a kind of microorganism formed by sea movements has eaten the sand on the beach and generated new sands. Today, 85 species of plants and 19 species of birds live together in the protected sandbank.
Where is Datça?
Datça, a district of Muğla province, is located 122 kilometers from the center of Muğla, at the junction of Aegean and Mediterranean.
When to go to Datça?
The effect of hot weather in Datça, where the Mediterranean climate is seen, takes a long time. The temperature that started to be felt in the region with the spring months continues until the autumn months. Datça is often preferred for summer vacation to enjoy the sea and the sun bu the region can also be travelled in the spring or autumn.
How to get to Datça?
There are many transport alternatives to go to Datça. Inter-city bus companies of the metropolitan cities organize daily services. You can go to Marmaris by these buses and reach Datça by minibus or bus from there.