TRANSPORTATION in Didim
Within Didim, the best way to travel is to take the “dolmus” (minibuses). From town center, you reach in minutes any direction you wish: hotels, beaches, neighboring villages… They are allowed to take up to 15 passengers and their prices are set by each municipality.
“SEHIRICI” sign mini buses makes an internal line starting from ORMANKAMPI Kamping location to PARLIAMENTERLER VILLAGES and the routine passes through 3rd beach, Altinkum City center, Didim City center, Yenihisar market (on Saturdays), temple of Apollo, Mavisehir, Club Tarhan, Ormankampi… Another internal line goes down to Tuntas Beach and Yesilkent, Spice Aparts, Dolunay Apartments, etc.
DIDIM BY AIRWAYS
There is no airport at the resort. The airports close by are in Bodrum, Izmir and Dalaman. The distances of airports are: Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport 150km, Bodrum Airport 95km. Dalaman Airport 300km.approximately.
The nearest airport to Didim, “Bodrum Airport” is about 95 km south east of Didim which means 60 minutes of journey by road. The second nearest airport to Didim, “Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport” – amongst the most qualified airports of Turkey with its capacity and facilities, is about 95 km away from Didim. Including Turkish National Airlines, many accredited international airlines have regular direct and connected flights from and to international Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport.
From the airport, you may reach to Didim by bus from Izmir central bus station in every 30 minutes. As the airport is located outside the city, travel to bus station from the airport with luggage might be tiring. Also, many travel agencies in Didim organize reasonable transfers from and to Didim. If you do not have a transfer arranged or come by a private car, follow the Izmir – Aydin highway direction Aydin untill Torbali, then follow the Selcuk road and Ortaklar comes, turn right to Bodrum highway then after Soke from where you turn right to Didim. On the way, you will be surprised, during this one and a half-hour’s trip, to discover wild landscapes, a colorful world of flowers, cotton fields (especially in August and September)
DIDIM BY SEA
Didim is accessible from the Greek island Samos via kusadasiand Kos via Bodrum, The cruise ships usually sail from Venice or Piraeus, daily from April 1st till October 31st (two-hours’ journey). The harbor of Kusadasi is one of the biggest port of Turkey, visited by well-known cruise companies. And the harbour of Bodrum is very famous wit its wooden yacht competition held on late summer. It is a popular stop of Mediterranean cruises.
Also, Turkish Maritime Lines makes regular departures from and to Turkey. For a detailed information you may contact to Turkish maritime.