Marmaris, Turkey

Pine-covered mountains create a luxurious backdrop for the seaside resort of Marmaris in southwest Turkey. It is a popular port for cruise ships and yachts and a favorite place for British fans an inexpensive vacation. In Marmaris there are plenty of fast food restaurants, the restored castle of Suleyman the Great and an attractive old quarter with cobbled streets. If you leave the bustling city, boating enthusiasts have the opportunity to take a pleasant day trip to the Datca Peninsula, with its caves and bays.