Mugla is the ideal destination for those who want everything at once. It was one of the many ancient cities of the Caria region, todays Aegean region of Turkey. The most beautiful holiday resorts of Bodrum, Marmaris, Datca, Fethiye, Dalyan and many others are all within the borders of Mugla province.

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There are many quality holiday villages, comfortable hotels and hospitable guest houses in Mugla and here you may enjoy every type of holiday, except for winter sports. The landscape is perfectly mingled with dozens of historical sites, such as Labranda, Lagina, Caunos, Euromos, Iasos and Stratonikea, bearing the traces of past civilizations of Anatolia. The beaches are available for any type of water sport, as unspoiled bays and clear waters await you in Mugla, such as in Gokova Gulf.

In the city center, there are picturesque views with the traditional architecture of Turkish houses and an Aegean type of living. The international airports of Milas and Dalaman are the main ones to reach the region by air.

Mugla, Turkey: green trees near lake under blue sky during daytime

Mugla, Turkey | Photo by Burcu

The population of Mugla province is a little less than a million (around 910 thousand as of 2016), but during summer months this number is tripled with people coming to their summer homes or hotels in the major holiday destinations within the province. It has 1,100 kilometers (683 miles) of coastline. Köycegiz and Bafa lakes are the biggest lakes in the province.

One of the most interesting and traditional activities in Mugla province is Camel Wrestling which is organized during winter months in several districts and villages of the province.

Nearest Airport

Airport Name: Dalaman Airport
Address: Ege, 48770 Dalaman/Muğla, Turkey
Code: DLM
Elevation: 6 m
Phone: +90 252 792 55 55
Serves: Mugla, Fethiye, Marmaris, Dalyan, Dalaman

We highly recommend booking international and domestic flights with Turkish Airlines. Visit for prices and times.

If you wish to travel by bus or car please give the details of your journey so we can recommend a local transfer service. You must allow 3 days for us to make suggestions.

All companies we recommend are licensed by TURSAB. It is merely a recommendation we do not take any responsibilities for any of the services recommended on this website.

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