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Olu Deniz Meaning Dead Sea

Aug 17, 2007
The resort Olu Deniz is situated in Turkey. It can be found about fifty miles from the airport at Dalaman. Transport is regular using their local bus services, although very crowded.

The name Olu Deniz means dead sea. The resort is given this on account of the shallow calm crystal waters of its lagoon. It is a designated protected area, which means that development around the lagoon itself is prohibited. There is a small charge to enter the lagoon area with proceeds going towards its upkeep and preservation. However this area is one of the most beautifully areas in Turkey and will always be used and traditional postcards.

It is a purpose built resort with a good amount of small hotels and a range of shopping facilities.

Despite its popularity the resort has a laid-back atmosphere with a selection of hotels restaurants shops and bars nestled between the public beach and the mountains.

In addition to the famed paragliding there is also a variety of water sport activities available such as parasailing and windsurfing. Around the beach area it can be a little more expensive than further in land. Beaches in Turkey offer miles of sand and shingle sea fronts.

The sea is the deepest blue. Weather in Turkey during the summer months is always extremely hot and very populated. The season opens in April and closes in October. The winter months are cold.

The resort Olu Denizs offers traditional Turkish baths no trip to Turkey is without one. Wrap yourself in an sarong relax on a heated marble slab and enjoy the invigorating body loofah scrub and get covered head to toe in warm bubbles. Above all it is a great day out for kids and adults. Some say it is better to have a Turkish bath at the beginning of a holiday because it gets rid of dead skin and obviously if you have developed a suntan you dont want to rub it off. Turkish baths are offered in hotels and saunas in the town. There is usually a small charge.

Traditional foods include meze. This dish comprise of at least fifteen or so delicacies such as pan-fried liver, garlicky, yoghurts infused with coriander and vine wrapped rice parcels flavoured with herbs, currents and pine nuts. The mainstays of Turkish cruise is unsurprisingly kebabs. Shish kebabs are lamb or chicken with vegetables on a skewer and doner kebabs are a roast joint sliced served on a pitta.
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Douglas Scott writes for Car Rentals The Car Hire Specialist. and is a free lance writer for The Villa Rental Site
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