When to go to Datca
Datça has a typical Mediterranean climate. Summers are hot and dry, and winters are mild and rainy.
The rainiest months are November and December.
The average air temperature varies from 10C to 27C/50-80F.
The average sea temperature in February is 17C/63F and in August it is 29C/84F.
The visibility ranges from 10-30m/32-98ft.
Scuba diving in Datca
Datça is a town located on the south coast of the Datça Peninsula, in south-west Turkey. The closest airport is Milas–Bodrum Airport, from there you got to get to Bodrum and then by ferry to Datca.
Tourism here has developed a lot in the recent years, and many tours can be organised from this place. Datça has three small beautiful beaches (Kumluk, Hastanealti and Taslik) right in the town and many more within easy reach surrounding bays. One of the worth visiting places nearby - is the ancient city of Knidos, where it is possible to explore ancient ruins around the coast or under the turquise sea. Diving in these cleanest and clearest waters has a lot to offer: wall and cave dive, reef dive, also archaeological sites and in some spots - hundreds of amphora. Marine life here is diverse, it gives the divers a wonderful opportunity to dive with sharks, dolphins, Mediterranean seals, as well as groupers, ray's, moray eels, jacks, octopus, star fish, corals and sea sponges. There are many (around 50) diving sites and a large choice of ancient underwater ruins around the area of Marmaris. Among worth visiting diving sites are Wreck Rock, Aktur Çiflik Köşe, Chimney cave and others.