Datça peninsula holiday guide: what to see plus the best beaches, restaurants and hotels

Datça peninsula holiday guide: what to see plus the best beaches, restaurants and hotels
 

The spindly, 50-mile-long Datça peninsula in Turkey’s Muğla province is a dagger of pure green at the meeting point of the Aegean and the Mediterranean, and is as unsullied as south-west Turkey gets. The ancient Greeks believed Datça to have been created personally by Zeus, so gorgeous are its rocky outcrops and aquamarine waters. The geographer Strabo apparently said: “God sent his beloved creatures to Datça for them to live longer.”
So what’s all the fuss about? It’s about craggy, pine-crested hills, endless olive groves, empty ravines, cornflower-blue coves, vast sweeping bays and... read more

 
17 July 2018 in Travel, Views: 42
Source: Guardian
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