Fethiye, the largest district of Muğla, is home to world-famous beaches and coves. Fethiye is one of the most important tourism centers of our country. After being discovered as a tourism city, it has continued to increase its popularity every year by developing day by day. In addition to its natural beauties, Fethiye, which draws attention with its historical features, has so many places to explore that it is necessary to spend a long time during the summer holidays. In Fethiye, where you can find the unique beauty of the sea and nature together, you can relax on the beaches after historical tours, do water sports and paragliding, and find peace in the natural wonders of the bays.
Fethiye, which is suitable for different activities with its natural structure, has very suitable places for diving such as the Tower of Amnesty and the Blue Cave. Paragliding in Babadağ, trekking on the Lycian Way, sailing in Calis Beach, rafting in Dalaman Stream, jet skiing on famous beaches, parasailing, water skiing, catamaran, banana, surfing are some of the activities that come here. When Fethiye is mentioned, it comes to mind. Despite the heavy tourist crowd throughout the year, the nature of Butterfly Valley and Kabak Bay remained intact. Oludeniz beach, which is shown among the most beautiful beaches in the world, is one of the most important symbols of Fethiye. There are many options for accommodation in Fethiye, from five-star hotels to hostels, from camping areas to holiday villas.
Calis Beach, located 7 km from the center of Fethiye, is one of the longest beaches in Fethiye with a coastline of approximately 4 km. Due to its proximity to the center and the surrounding facilities, it is flooded by both domestic and foreign tourists during the summer months. In addition to swimming and sunbathing on the beach, which has a unique atmosphere, you can also do various water sports. The beach, which is always windy due to its location, is one of the most ideal places for windsurfing in Fethiye.
The beach floor is a mixture of sand and gravel. The seabed is completely sandy. Seawater can be cloudy when it is very crowded. An important feature of the beach is that it is one of the spawning grounds of the endangered Caretta Carettas. In addition, more than 200 bird species live in the nature park located at the end of the beach in Şat Burnu. Entry to the beach is free. There are services such as shower, toilet, changing cabin provided by the municipality. Sunbeds and umbrellas can be rented for a fee. In some places there are free sun loungers and umbrellas provided by the municipality. One of the best activities to do while you’re here for a vacation is to have dinner at the restaurants along Calis Beach, with a view of the sunset.
Belcekiz Beach, which is 12 km away from the center of Fethiye, is one of the most famous and crowded beaches of Fethiye. Belcekiz Beach, which leans back on Babadag and has a wide turquoise Aegean Sea in front of it, has a long sandy beach. Unlike most of Fethiye’s beaches, the beach is covered with fine sand and the sea is cool and wavy. The suddenly deepening sea is not suitable for children and non-swimmers. You can bring your own equipment or rent sunbeds on the way to the beach, where entrance is free.
Belcekiz Beach, which is the starting point of Ölüdeniz boat tours, is also the landing point for paragliders. Apart from paragliding, there is also the opportunity to do sports activities such as jet skiing, sailing and surfing. Behind the beach there are hotels, holiday rentals, cafes, restaurants, shopping malls, etc. are available.
Turunc Pınarı Bay
Turunç Pınarı Bay, which is only 8 km away from the center of Fethiye, is one of the Oyuktepe Bays. There is no land access to the cove, which takes its name from the citrus trees around it. Transportation is generally provided by boat tours departing from the center. There are not only orange trees around; Surrounded by pine, sandalwood, olive, laurel and many other trees, the bay is surrounded by the most beautiful shades of green and a magnificent turquoise sea. It is a place that can be preferred by those who want to stay in Fethiye holiday villas on honeymoon holidays and family trips and swim in a calm environment with nature.
There is a facility where you can meet your needs in the bay, where the entrance is completely free. From here, you can meet your food and beverage, shower, changing cabin and toilet needs. You can take lessons by visiting the water sports center in the bay. Because the sea level is deep, it is not very suitable for children and non-swimmers. The beach and seabed are completely sandy.