Dalyan is located on the main channel which connects Koycegiz Lake to the Mediterranean Sea. Iztuzu beach is where the Dalyan channel reaches the sea and is one of the beaches where sea turtles ‘Caretta Caretta’ lay their eggs. The ancient city of Kaunos is also in Dalyan. In past years the economy of Dalyan was fishing and cotton. Today the most important economic activity is tourism. Dalyan can be visited in all seasons of the year beacause of the mild Meditterranean climate.