10 Best places to visit in Fethiye on the Turquoise coast

10 Best places to visit in Fethiye on the Turquoise coast Fethiye located on the South West coastline of Turkey, is one of the...

10 Best places to visit in Fethiye on the Turquoise coast

08th June 2021

10 Best places to visit in Fethiye on the Turquoise coast

Fethiye located on the South West coastline of Turkey, is one of the most favorite travel destinations in Turkey. Each year the resort town of Fethiye draws a huge number of local and foreign tourists.

With its wonderful sea shores, valleys, bays, islands and beaches along with its historical past, charming old cobbled streets with shaded eating places and beautiful butik shops near to the vast marina and sea fronts. These natural beauties of Fethiye make it the perfect place for those wanting to escape the city life and enjoy the fresh air and delights that Fethiye has to offer.

Here are some of the places to visit if you are planning a break here in Fethiye.


Also famously known as the Blue Lagoon, Oludeniz is a popular beach resort and proberly one of the most photographed beaches in Turkey. Thousands of tourists visit Oludeniz each year to enjoy its magnificent scenery and clear blue sea. The Blue Lagoon offers shallow waters therefore great for families you can spend hours relaxing or enjoying more actitives for those brave of heart such as paragliding and for extreme sports lovers there are water sports and kitesurfing on offer

Calis Beach

This wonderful long stretch of beach is 4 kilometers long it is a popular place for family holidays the beach here always offers a wonderful breeze. As well as its natual beauty Calis offers water sport activites, as well as its natural beauty. Along the beach fronts there are many nice places to eat for evening entertainment and a wide choice of restaurants and shops . Calis is great spot for watching the magnificent sunsets a visual feast for those who want to walk in the warm summer breeze.

Butterfly Valley

Announced a first-degree natural protected area on Turkey’s western coast of Fethiye, Butterfly valley is perhaps the most intriguing natural wonders in this area of Turkey. Any type of development is prohibited in the area, and the valley’s location is hidden away,  you can visit the valley by boat you will encounter  nature, the wonderful blue sea ,fresh air, colorful butterflies flying above a hidden valley waiting to be explored.


12 islands boat tour

Perhaps of the most mainstream boat tours in Fethiye is called “12 Ada Turu,” which signifies  “Tour to 12 islands” in Turkish.  Try not to be tricked by the name however, as the tour typically just visits five to seven islands – including Kızılada, Delikli, Yassıca, Tersane and Pig. The last stop is Knight Island, which is the one toward the end of Fethiye. The tour is a great day out as the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea and the mesmerizing view have quite an impact.



Babadağ (ancient Mount Cragus)

You cannot come to Fethiye and visit Oludeniz beach without noticing the Paragliding. For the very brave of heart you can tandem paraglide from the foothills of Babadag and fly over the magnificent Oludeniz. You don’t really need to have any kind of special training for paragliding in Fethiye as there will be a professional coach with you the whole time. It is a famed sport and must be the one with the most adrenaline!


Dalaman River

The Dalaman River is another objective in Fethiye for extreme sport lovers. Viewed as quite possibly one of the most energizing rafting routes in Turkey, the Dalaman River offers extraordinary boating encounters for local and foreign adrenaline enthusiasts.

Saklikent Gorge

Saklikent Gorge is situated 45 kilometers away from the popular holiday district of Fethiye and located in the middle of the Saklikent National Park. The magnificent greenery there takes you into the core of nature. At the entrance of the national park at the point of paying the entrance fee, you cross over a bridge with the water from the Saklıkent River streaming under your feet. Amazing nature and fresh air is great for the soul and such a peaceful place a perfect day out.

Cennet Bay and Katrancı Bay

Cennet Bay or Balartı Bay, appropriatley named Paradise Bay, is quite possibly the  most popular bay in Fethiye after Butterfly Valley and Kabak Bay. The bay accepts visitors with its wonderful nature and is encircled by great mountains, with delightful turquoise sea and sand.  Katrancı Bay is a perfect choice if you want to enjoy peace, clam and beautiful nature.

Fish Market

Fethiye is also famous for the central Fish Market, where you can purchase a selection of seafood to your choice and have it cooked for you at some of the adjoining fish restaurants. The fish market comprises of a round fish counter in the middle with restaurants set around it. The spot, which permits you to have any kind of seafood accompanied by a beverage and Turkish mezes, it is also a frequent destination for holidaymakers.


At the heart of Fethiye is the historical Paspatur Market, it takes it’s visitors on an mystical journey with its souvenir shops, boutiques, carpet shops, cafes, rug shops,  and jewelers. The narrow shaded cobbled streets with many unique stores make you literately plunge into the Turkish culture.

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