Natural beauty, ancient sights and friendly locals are what holidays in Fethiye are all about! Located on Turquoise Coast in the south west of Turkey, this bustling port town is spread around a pretty bay with the Lycian Rock Tombs as its backdrop and the island of Rhodes just across the sea. The old buildings of Fethiye’s old town rub shoulders with new town’s modern shops and hotels, all leading down to the lively marina area. Looking for retail therapy, then the Tuesday market's the place to be or why not explore the shops in the twisting streets of the old town. When the sun goes down, head to the harbour for the best choice of restaurants and open-air dining, while Haman Sokak is the street to aim for to dance the night away. Culture fans will enjoy the Fethiye Amphitheatre, the Lycian Rock Tombs and a visit the nearby town Pinara. The bright lights of Hisaronu, the laid back Calis Beach, the beauty of Olu Deniz and the mountains of Ovacik are all within a 15 minute trip from Fethiye. Whether you’re looking for a romantic break for two, a family sunshine break or a few days away with friends, it's easy to see why a holiday in Fethiye is a favourite choice.
Things To Do
You'll find lots of things to see and do during a holiday in Fethiye. The nearest beach to Fethiye is Calis Beach, around 4kms away. The beaches offer a good selection of water sports including wind surfing, water skiing, and parascending together with pedalo, banana boat and jet ski rides. Explore the local countryside on horseback, mountain bike or on foot. Walk part of the Lycian Way, which runs from Fetiye to Kaya Koy, for stunning views. Take a 12 island boat tour around the bay or hop on a boat from Olu Deniz to Butterfly Valley. And you cant holiday in Turkey without enjoying a Turkish bath at the Fethiye Hamam.
In the evening, Fethiye offers visitors a lively nightlife scene. Hamam Sokak is the place to head for a bustling night, with a good selection of bars and a couple of clubs open to the early hours. Or relax with a meal and a drink by the harbour with views out across the bay.
Food & Drink
You'll find lots of restaurants to satisfy your appetite during a holiday in Fethiye. Enjoy a traditional plate of meze followed by grilled meats or freshly caught fish and seafood. Try some traditional Turkish tea or some strong coffee, while a glass of raki is perfect ending to your meal.