To Kabak: What Goes Up Must Come Down – And Back Up Again

So there we were, enjoying a birthday break with friends by way of a peaceful, chilled out overnight stay at the Olive Garden in Kabak. We'd pencilled in a hike down to the beach this time so that we could visit the brand new camp of someone we know - we're nosey, like that - and even though we'd … [Read more...]

Watersports, Sunbathing, Eating, Drinking? Head For Surf Cafe In Koca Çalış

There's a few places we like to take friends to visit along Çalış Beach, and these are also places we like to visit randomly whenever the mood takes us. Fethiye Surf Centre has been a constant of our time around those parts. Before other places popped up, we used to go to that area with a friend in … [Read more...]

Autumn Scenes Along Çalış Beach – Sad Or Serene?

It was a photo we put on our Facebook page that prompted this post. If you read this blog a lot, you'll know that autumn and spring are our favourite times of year to be in Fethiye. The weather is perfect for getting out and about, making activities like our Fethiye Must Sees & Dos much more … [Read more...]

Tranquility Is…Winter Sun In Ölüdeniz

When do beaches truly come into their own? In winter, when they're empty, that's when. You know we're not beach people, but we do enjoy a hike to lonely stretches of the bays around Fethiye where we can appreciate the beauty of the southwest Turkey coastline. Towards the end of summer, we walked to … [Read more...]

Winter In Fethiye – Five Ways To Survive It

Well, as far as we're concerned, surviving winter in Fethiye isn't about surviving at all. We love it! But we do get many people asking us, "But what do you do in winter? What's the weather like? Don't you get bored?" No. In fact, we'd love Fethiye to be on everyone's winter itineraries. For … [Read more...]

The Fairytale Of Fethiye & James Bond

Long ago, in a faraway corner of Southwest Turkey, the residents of Fethiye were going about their daily business as usual, when, all of a sudden, from out of the blue, some startling news appeared before them.... Oh, how excited the Fethiye folks became when they heard that the new James Bond … [Read more...]

Fethiye Beaches – Rustic Kuleli Koyu

In a previous post, we set off along the Karagözler and made the walk to Kuleli Koyu. That post shows photos of the amazing Fethiye bay scenery that's viewed along the route, but what about when we arrive at Kuleli Koyu? Is the bay worth all that effort? Well, we think so, just because we love to … [Read more...]

Fethiye Beaches: Walking To Kuleli Koyu From Fethiye

And so, the weather in Fethiye has reached those temperatures bearable enough to consider a walk. For weeks, we've been talking about walking around the Fethiye peninsula to another of Fethiye's bays, Kuleli Koyu - but it's been a long, impatient wait as summer clings onto Southwest Turkey in … [Read more...]

Aksazlar Beach, Fethiye – Perfect Chillout Zone

Dazzling white sands, sea gently lapping on the shore, lush green forest as a backdrop. No, we're not in the Maldives. We're at Aksazlar Beach in Fethiye. A few years ago, whenever people came to Fethiye for a summer holiday, the general assumption used to be that if a day at the beach was in … [Read more...]

Butterfly Valley From The Lycian Way – A Photo

It's Friday and it's time for the last Fethiye photo for the month of March. A couple of weeks back, we had a photo of a view of Fethiye marina from the Karagözler - but the week before that, we were finally able to include an Ölüdeniz shot into the series. The photo is an almost aerial view of … [Read more...]