Mud Baths in Dalyan
The mud baths in Dalyan are rich in sulphur and contain minerals that soothe and rejuvenate your skin. Regular treatments can tighten up the skin, erase wrinkles and its said to be that the mud baths in Dalyan will make you look younger by 10 years! After having a mud bath in these pools, you wait for some time until the mud is dried down and now it’s time to clean off the mud pack at the hot springs. There are showers facilities near the mud baths, toilets and a cafeteria.
The Hot Springs
Just next to mud baths in Dalyan there are also hot water spring pools. The water of 40°C at the spa has a nasty smell of rotten eggs due to its high sulphur content. The water is mildly radioactive with Radon, sulphur, calcium, iron, potassium and other minerals. Apart from the skin ailments, the hot springs are recommended for sciatica, arthritis, and muscle fatigue and stomach problems.
Popular Tourist Attraction
Dalyan is one of the popular resort towns in southwest Turkey. The surrounding area of the town has many tourist attractions and has something for just about everyone to appreciate and admire at. They include the Lycian Temple Tombs, the ruins of Kaunos, Lake Koycegiz, the Iztuzu (Turtle) Beach and the famous mud baths at Dalyan.
The mud baths and the hot springs at Dalyan have always been popular through the ages, from the Kaunos, the Byzantine era and even to this day. The area comes within the Koycegiz – Dalyan Special Environmental Protection Area (SPA) under the Ministry of Environment and Forestry.