Fethiye, Muğla’s second largest district after Bodrum, is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Turkey with its unique bays, clear beaches and historical ruins. Regardless of summer and winter, it is one of the places where many local and foreign tourists flock, and it has the potential to fall in love with it with all these natural beauties. Apart from hosting Oludeniz, Butterfly Valley, Saklikent and many other beauties under its auspices, it offers many different activities… You will be full of fun by doing water sports such as diving and surfing, camping, trekking and most importantly paragliding!
Here are the 5 best things that you can do in Fethiye;
When it comes to Fethiye, Ölüdeniz is undoubtedly one of the first places that come to mind. Well, why? There are so many reasons for this to happen… For example, in 2006, the most beautiful beach in the world was chosen and thus it became one of the most special places in Fethiye. In Oludeniz, which has two parts, paid and free, the first part that meets you is free, while the part after the turnstiles is paid and is called Kumburnu Beach. You can enjoy sunbathing by choosing the part you want.
You can visit Fethiye Museum. Fethiye Museum became operational in 1987 with the contributions of the then district governor, Recep Ceylan. The artifacts obtained from the excavations in Fethiye and its surroundings are exhibited in chronological order in the museum. The museum, which consists of two sections, Archeological and Ethnography, contains the remains of the Roman, Hellenistic, Byzantine, Bronze and Archaic periods.
You can also visit Green Valley. Green Valley, located in Yanıklar Village, is one of the most beautiful camping areas in Fethiye. When you see the Green Stream and the tents built on the trees, you will definitely be speechless! You reach these tents, which are fastened with steel ropes, by climbing wooden ladders and that’s when you start enjoying the holiday.
One of the first places that come to mind when talking about Fethiye is undoubtedly the Butterfly Valley. In addition to its deep blue sea and lush nature, it is a paradise with more than 80 butterfly species under its auspices. The Butterfly Valley, which enchants everyone with its wonderful view with the variety of plants around it, is a point that holidaymakers definitely visit before returning home.
You can also prefer to visit Kabak Bay. Kabak Bay, which is 33 km away from Fethiye, has the feature of being one of the most beautiful bays of Fethiye. Kabak Bay, which brings nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts together, will wipe your eyes with its perfect view. However, it will be quite difficult to achieve this beauty.
How to get to Fethiye?
You can easily reach Fethiye by using one of the road or airway options. Dalaman Airport, the closest airport to Fethiye, is located 30 minutes from the center of Fethiye. With Turkish Airlines, Pegasus and Onur Air, you can go to Dalaman Airport by direct flights from Istanbul Airport and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport for 1 hour and 15 minutes every day of the week.
You can come from Dalaman Airport to Dalaman center and come to Fethiye by buses departing from there to Fethiye every 30 minutes. You can also reach Fethiye from Dalaman Airport by Havaş shuttles, by renting a car or by taxi.