The best tourist activities on the Turkish island of Seder

  • 2020-08-24 10:08 AM
  • Turism

 Sadir Island

Seder Island, also known as Cleopatra Island, is a small island in the Gulf of Zhukova in the southern Aegean Sea near the coast of Ala, part of Turkey's Mugla province. It is famous for its magnificent golden sand beach, which is said to have been brought to Turkey specifically for Queen Kilopatra of Egypt.

The best tourist activities on Seder Island

Swimming on Cleopatra Beach

You can swim on Cleopatra Beach on Sadir Island, which has a magnificent coastline with charming scenery, as well as beautiful umbrellas and free loungers. However, you can also rent extra mattresses as you are looking for more privacy.

Places to visit on Sadir Island

In addition to Cleopatra Beach, you can also visit the ancient Roman theatre which is located on the back of the island. The well-preserved theatre has hosted sporting events in the past, while today it is one of the most beautiful attractions on the island.

Dining on Sadir Island

The beach restaurant on the island offers all the food and beverages you need, but please be aware that this is the only place to eat on the island, so it is known for the high prices, so if you are looking for the perfect opportunity to save money, we suggest that you take with you some snacks suitable for the whole family, otherwise you may have to pay approximately 55 TL for some simple sandwiches.

Accommodation and camping on Sadir Island

There are no hotels or houses on Sadir Island and there is no chance of camping as the tent is forbidden.

Getting to Sadir Island

The area is very rich in terms of boats. You can rent daily yachts in Marmaris and Akiaka and add Sadir Island to your tour. If you are in a group of friends or stay at the hotel, you can rent a private boat with the participation of families or couples who wish to travel like you. Prices range from 1000 to 1500 TL and are ideal for 10-15 people.

You can reach The Sadir Island from Marmaris by boat on a wonderful journey that takes no more than one hour. The daily boat fare from Marmaris ranges from 50 to 100 TL.

You can go to Sadir Island in 30 minutes by boat departing from the village of Gamli, which can be reached within 20 minutes from Marmaris.

Information before visiting Sadir Island

The beach opens its doors to visitors at 5:00 a.m. and closes at 7 pm

Beach entrance fee per person is about 10 Turkish liras

On the beach there are stalls selling authentic Turkish drinks and cuisine.

It is best to visit the beach early in the morning, in order to avoid the large crowds during rush hours.

The beach imposes some rules on its wearand sand, including not entering with towels, and allowing bags to be searched if necessary.

The best hotels on Sadir Island

Hotel Ketenci

Located in marmaris city centre, steps from Marmaris Beach, this marmaris Thursday Market Centre is 10 minutes away.

Besides the outdoor pool, this hotel has a bar and sauna. A free breakfast buffet, free Wi-Fi are provided in public areas and free self-parking. In addition, 24-hour room service, a children's pool and a 24-hour reception are available on site.

All 67 rooms have fountain-equipped basins, with free Wi-Fi and balconies. For added entertainment, satellite-based LCD TVs are available, and guests will find 24-hour room service and hair dryers.

City Marmaris Hotel

Located in the centre of Marmaris, this hotel is a 5-minute walk from Marmaris Beach and the Dancing Fountain, and Marmaris Bar Street and Marmaris Museum are 15 minutes away.

Besides having an outdoor swimming pool, this hotel has a poolside bar and a snack bar. A full free breakfast and free Wi-Fi are provided in public areas. In addition, coffee/tea is available in a shared area, 24-hour room service and a children's pool on site.

All 24 rooms offer free Wi-Fi, furnished balconies and satellite-enabled LCD TVs. 24-hour room service, refrigerators and free bottled water are among other amenities available to guests.

Marmaris Boutique Hotel

This hotel is located in the centre of Marmaris, 2 km from Marmaris Thursday Market and Marmaris Beach, and Ataturk Park is also within 10 minutes.

Besides this hotel, the hotel has a bar and a coffee shop, and a free breakfast and free Wi-Fi are provided in public areas. Other amenities include coffee/tea in the common area, dry cleaning and laundry facilities.

All 24 rooms offer free Wi-Fi, balconies or patios and satellite-based LCD TVs. Guests will also find room service, excellent bed linen and coffee machines.

JDW Design Hotel

This family-friendly Marmaris Hotel is steps from Atlantis Water Park and Marmaris Beach, and Aqua Dream Water Park is 1.2 km away.

This hotel has 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool and 2 bars, a free breakfast buffet and free Wi-Fi in public areas.

All 70 soundproofed rooms offer free Wi-Fi and folding beds. For more entertainment, SATELLITE-BASED LED TVs ARE AVAILABLE, AND GUESTS WILL ENJOY FACILITIES SUCH AS PILLOW MENUS AND SLIPPERS.

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