Fethiye Travel Guide .. Places You Must See 2023

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We prepared a comprehensive Fethiye travel Guide for you. The deep blue sea, the lush forests, and the ancient ruins… Whether you are looking for a relaxing vacation or a new adventure in the pursuit of extreme sports. Fly from Babada to Lüdeniz, then dive in Dalyan. We’re on our way to a location that will steal your heart, both on the ground and in the sky. Yes, we’re talking about Fethiye, which turns its back on Babada’s skirts and surrounds itself with a deep blue sea.

Fethiye, a province of Mula, is one of the Western Mediterranean’s natural wonder tourism stops. If you want to spend your vacation in the triangle of nature, sea, and fresh air, you should go to Fethiye. In this article, we will discuss the stops that we believe you should include on your list of places to visit in Fethiye.

Fethiye Travel Guide

Fethiye Travel Guide

1. Butterfly Valley: The Magic of Nature

Prepare to be enchanted if you visit Butterfly Valley for the first time. Butterfly Valley is one of the most beautiful regions in the world, ranking first among the most beautiful places in Lüdeniz. Butterfly Valley is popular among campers because of its beautiful views and natural beauty.

You can spend the night in the Butterfly Valley camping areas or visit on a daily basis by taking a boat tour from Lüdeniz. If you do not wish to participate in the boat tour on your way back, you will be charged an entrance fee to stay in the Butterfly Valley. You can pay to camp here, or you can go to Faralya Village and stay in their accommodations.

You can also do extreme sports such as climbing, scuba diving and paragliding in the Butterfly Valley, which is protected as a first degree natural site. We left our article about the extreme sports that can be done in Turkey here.

2. Oludeniz: Platinum Colored Beaches 

Fethiye has some of Turkey’s most beautiful beaches. Oludeniz, which is always included in the list of the best beaches in the world, and Blue Lagoon, as foreigners call it, are two must-see places in Fethiye. Oludeniz, where blue waters meet golden and platinum sands, provides a peaceful and fun vacation opportunity in the midst of nature.

During the summer, hotels in and around Lüdeniz are completely booked. What made us say this “Where to stay in Fethiye ” so that it is not too late to inquire. If you want to spend your vacation in Lüdeniz, you should book your accommodations as soon as possible. Because the boutique hotels of Lüdeniz are useless after May!

We mentioned that Lüdeniz is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Fethiye. Naturally, many beaches charge admission. Keep in mind that if you enjoy water sports, you can rent equipment from beach establishments.

3. Cennet Bay: In the Hug of Peace 

Cennet Bay is an excellent choice for those seeking peace and solitude. You can drive up to Kabak Bay and then walk or rent a boat to Cennet Bay. This, of course, is not the only option. Renting a boat from Lüdeniz will get you to the bay. If you want to stay here, there is one private establishment where you can only camp; please notify me.

4. Kalemya Bay: Blue Flag Beach 

The entire beach management of Kalemya Bay, which has a unique sea, belongs to Hillside Beach Club. In other words, we can say that it is a bay that only those staying at the hotel can benefit from. Like the beautiful bays on the Fethiye Peninsula, this place also promises a clear sea and unique views. In addition, this beach is among the Blue Flag beaches.

5. Aquarium Bay: A Clear Sea Like Its Name

It has no business, no land transportation, and no service, but it has a pristine natural environment. Aquarium Bay with its clear sea is waiting for you if you want to disconnect from the outside world and dive into the arms of nature.

6. Lycian Way: Time to Notch Your To-Do List 

If you enjoy long walks, the Lycian Way Walk is a fantastic activity in Fethiye. We have previously written extensively on this subject. The Lycian Way, which is very popular on social media, offers numerous routes. The best thing to do is to do your research and choose the best path for you.

7. Saklıkent National Park – Saklıkent Canyon: Impressive Landscapes 

We’ll keep going with the natural wonders. Saklkent Canyon, located in Saklkent National Park, provides breathtaking views near Dumanlkaya. The Secretkent Waterfall is located just ahead of Saklkent Canyon. An announcement for those who enjoy discovering hidden places! Saklkent is 43 kilometers from Fethiye’s center.

8. Fethiye King Tombs: The Monument Soaring To The Sky 

Fethiye Travel Guide

Fethiye King Tombs or Amintas Rock Tombs; It includes tombs carved into the rocks from the 4th century BC. If you are curious about the historical places in Fethiye, this is one of the first places you should look. Telmessos Ancient City is right next to it. There is an entrance fee, but you can visit it for free with the Museum Card.

The royal tombs are very close to the center of Fethiye, you can easily reach here by walking or by taking the minibuses departing from the bus station.

9. Turunc Pınarı Bay: Paradise on Earth

Turunç Pnar Bay is one of the region’s most beautiful spots. You can go to the bay by sea by joining one of the boat tours that leave from Fethiye. Assume there is a company in the bay called Yazz Collective. You do not have to be a hotel guest to use the beach, but all services are charged. If you intend to visit here, it would be beneficial to call and obtain information.

10. Darboğaz Bay: An Untouched Stop 

On the Kayaköy side, there is no direct vehicle access to Darboaz Bay. After arriving at Gemile Bay, take a 15-20 minute medium-difficulty walk down a narrow path to reach this hidden bay. Darboaz Bay is devoid of businesses. If you want to stay here in addition to swimming in the sea, you should plan ahead of time. We can say that it is a peaceful, quiet place that has remained natural due to the lack of access by any means of transportation.

Hatice Kulali
Hatice Kulali

Hello! I'm Hatice Kulalı, a proud Turkish citizen of Kutahya Gediz and a pharmacist. I love my country a lot, its rich culture, outstanding hospitality, and unique traditions. I am happy to share the beauty of Turkey with you, Happy reading!

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