Sunshine Holiday Resort
Travel Blogs from Ovacik
Günaydın! (Good morning in Turkish :P) After a four hour flight we were just about drifting off to sleep, when the plane landed with a bump at Dalaman Airport. Then a LONG wait once inside the airport to get a visa - we picked the slowest queue of course! On the mini bus ride to our hotel we passed a number of strange looking hotels before reaching …
... will notice a raised bit of sand (indicating a nesting site for the endangered sea turtle) and avoid plunking their bodies down on top!
Somehow the turtles have successfully managed to lay their eggs. Proof was found the next day when we saw 'officials' gently removing the newly hatched turtles to a safer place.
so, the first day we rested, walked, swam and rested again. Amid all this activity we tried to get information about the reason we ...
... first dive showcased three tunnels, the longest being 20 metres, followed by swimming over neat rock formation with some fish swimming around. The second dive we swam along a wall of rock where we saw lots of fire worms, groupers, a crab, and other miscellaneous fish that I’m sure every ichthyologist could quickly name. Unlike the Red Sea where everywhere you look something is going on, slowing down and finding the action was rewarding ...
... and giving advice about what dress requirements would be expected and then when we exited he was there ready to "request" that we accompany him to his little establishment while he chatted about the history of the mosque and pointed to some interesting features. Not quite as good as a real tour guide but it only cost 70tl for a couple of small pieces of hand made ceramics and lots of banter with the store sales ...
... little coves with several other boats, something that would normally irritate me to no end, but we just soaked it in and jumped into the sea as often as possible knowing that it could be years before we return. BUT, after lunch, it got interesting. The captain of another boat came on board with a little drum and the music began. We were actually stunned when the older British couples got up dancing in their bikinis, getting absolutely ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility