Ekincik Bay is on the north shore of Port Köyceğiz. Wild, steep wooded slopes surround the bay. The shore line is a sandy beach. It is one the prettiest and most picturesque bays in the region, and best place to leave your boat when you visit anchient Kaunos. You can arrange Dalyan excursion through boat cooperatives and communicate with them via VHF 16-06.
There are several anchorages in the bay. Boats drop anchor off the beach and swing. The anchorage on the north of the pier is adequate to be tucked up. Boats can be anchored off in 5-10m. The bottom is sand-weed. It affords sheltering from the northerlies. There is a long pier on NW corner. This pier is administrated by the cooperative, allowing berthing up to 15 boats. Boats anchor fore-and aft. Water and electricty connections are available. A fee is charged. Provisions are available from the grocery shops in the village. Fuel can be supplied from truck-tanker, it comes from Köyceğiz (35 km).
The SE corner of the bay, Maden İskelesi Koyu; provides adequate shelter. Boats anchor in the S and take a line ashore. Maden means 'ore' in English, this bay was formerly a chromium ore loading port. A wooden pier on the east, belongs to a restaurant. There are laid moorings tailed on pier. Water and electricty connections are available. This restaurant is one the best in Mediterranean Sea, providing a variety of excellent seafood to visitors. The slopes are densely wooded in pine. The restaurant is hidden like a nest among the trees. The setting is wonderful. It is worth arriving before sunset so you can fully enjoy the tremendous view of the bay.
If you dont see this unique environment, you will miss a little bit of paradise.