Datca a place where ‘God sent his privilege believers to have a long and healthy life, according to Strabo, an ancient Greek Historian.
Datca is one of the leading regions which are both rich and interesting in flora and fauna. Datca has an extraordinary treasure with its pine woods, almonds, oak, myrtle, gum, carob trees and thousands of healing herbs.
The beautiful peninsula can be discovered by foot, bike, car, 4×4 or boat… The Mehmet Ali Aga Mansion Hotel may provide guests with picnic baskets.
Datca Town: A harbour with restaurants and shops soothe simple gastronomic and shopping needs.
Saturday a visit to the weekly market is certainly worthwhile; in the market you can buy fresh vegetables, fruits, clothing, fabrics and local ingredients.
Resadiye Village: 4 km from the town centre ( Iskele District). Resadiye is one of the oldest settlements in Datca. This district, where Mehmet Ali Aga Mansion is situated, attracts attention with its history and mosque. Hızırsah village is the nearest to Datca town centre. This village is reknown for its Seljuk mosque, ceramics Works from the fourth century.
Eski Datca/Old Datca is a picturesque village with cobbled streets and old lovely restored stone houses. A place, artists, expats and intellectuals feel at home. Ceramic craft shops and jewelry ateliers offer authentic souvenirs.