İçmeler is a popular Turkish holiday resort located 8 kilometres away from Marmaris.It also has its ownmunicipality. The town is surrounded on three sides by pine forests. Hiking on the mountains provides fantastic views of the region and is very popular.
İçmeler has developed rapidly over the last 15 years, accommodation and other tourist facilities leaving its former sleepy fishermen's and sponge divers' village reputation. İçmeler has and increasing amount of watersports facilities, such as; scuba diving, waterskiing and many others.
İçmeler is ideal for tourists who seek a quieter alternative to Marmaris City.
Nightlife is rather scarce in İçmeler compared to Marmaris. Restaurants and pubs usually feature live music, shows and entertainment until around midnight. After this time, the only entertainment available is generally the nightclubs. Many tourists enjoy the variation in entertainment, starting in the restaurants in the early evening, moving onto the pubs and mini-discos until midnight and then followed by the nightclubs.