Located near Marmaris on the Ionian Sea, Places in Polatl is a small harbour town that offers a glimpse into the ancient world of Turkey. As well as providing tourists with a chance to watch sail boats and other cruises passing the area, places in Polatl has an interesting history that is not often mentioned by cruise ship companies. This ancient community was first established around 500 BC as a safe place for Greek shipping to travel to the islands in the Aegean. Although this small harbour was only found to have one house, it soon grew to be a large complex that included two temples and a second harbour. Although there is little information available, it is thought that the original settlement was used as a place to house olive groves, a water source and perhaps even an amphitheatre.
Travel guides to Turkey will often describe places in Polatl as being a town that is little known by tourists. Indeed, many people do not know that Pleaces in Polatl even exists until they reach the island of Rhodes on their Mediterranean cruise. The island is tiny and only has one road in and out, so boat trips are often difficult. Yet it is worth taking a trip to Rhodes anyway as it is a beautiful area that is rarely affected by tourist influx.
Pleases in Polatl lies on the southern coast of the island and can only be reached by boat or a short boat journey. The closest airport is in Marmaris and only provides flight tickets to Rhodes. This means that most travelers wishing to reach Pleases in Polatl must obtain a boat ticket from somewhere else. Boat travel to the island is still possible, but it is often a matter of getting a friend or family member to act as a go-between for you. This is not always easy though and many people end up having to pay for the fuel and then having to get to the ferry to go back.
Once aboard a cruise ship that docks at Pleases in Polatl, you will be met by a crew who will show you around. The ship has many amenities, which make life more enjoyable for tourists. It also has a large salon where you can have your hair done. There are also plenty of eating options available. The majority of the food served on these cruises is local and the restaurants tend to be very quiet affairs that provide excellent customer service.
While on the island you can visit the towns of Calto and Kinali. These towns are actually quite nice and have shopping districts along both streets. Shopping on the weekends is also possible. Unfortunately, there is very little night life on the island, which is often a deciding factor for many visitors. However, at night there are lots of bars and clubs with live music playing.
Once you arrive back in Rhodes, you will find that most of the hotels/restaurants are closed during the day. You will need to arrange travel arrangements if you wish to see the sights of the city during the day. Many people travel to Rhodes just to watch the sun set over the sea. As the largest city in the area, it’s well worth making the effort to see it at least once during your stay there.