Ölüdeniz Acroludeniz Paragliding

We seem to have a knack at the moment of accidentally stumbling across events in the Fethiye region. A couple of days ago, we drove to Kalkan with my dad and, as we didn't stay as long as we had planned to do, we drove to Ölüdeniz before heading off to Cin Bal restaurant in Kayaköy. On … [Read more...]

Ölüdeniz: Going Green

We made a flying visit to Ölüdeniz on Friday. A friend of ours is leaving Fethiye soon and he wanted some last minute photos before moving on; the perfect excuse for us to tag along to see what changes have been made for the 2011 summer season. One change stood out more than the rest and … [Read more...]

Fethiye in Winter – Ölüdeniz

Why go somewhere on a winter's day when everything's closed and there's nobody around? Precisely for that reason. You may have guessed by now that we absolutely love the winter months in Fethiye. We've been to take photographs in Göcek and Gemiler Bay and today, it's the turn of Ölüdeniz. The … [Read more...]

A Walk From Kayaköy to Ölüdeniz – Amazing Scenery

What better in the cooler Fethiye temperatures than getting out there and going for good wander? We don't walk in the hills much in summer - it's just too hot - so when we do get out there, it always feels great. One of our favourite walks in the Fethiye area is the walk from Kayaköy to Ölüdeniz. … [Read more...]

A Budget Bayram Day Out In Ölüdeniz

This summer has definitely been the summer of the rediscovery of Ölüdeniz for us. We usually spend a bit of time down there when friends are out, but this year, just the two of us have made the short trip a few times. Probably, one reason for this is that the sea has managed to stay quite cool … [Read more...]

Ölüdeniz Eating and Drinking – The Harrys

Uff, where has this week gone? I was just going to write that we had friends out last week. Well, strictly we did but I've just realised they left last Monday and it's now Saturday! Anyway, these friends who were out had a night out in Ölüdeniz on one of their nights. They had a meal and then told … [Read more...]

Iyi Bayramlar! Zafer Bayramı

In the UK, today is August Bank Holiday Monday - except in Scotland, according to our calendar. Why is that then? Anyway, 30th August is also Zafer Bayramı in Turkey. Zafer Bayram is an important national day and you'd be hard pushed to travel anywhere in Turkey today and not notice the abundance of … [Read more...]

Top 10 Reasons To Visit Ölüdeniz, Turkey

Ölüdeniz is famous for a good reason - it's stunningly beautiful. Here are just 10 reasons to visit Ölüdeniz near Fethiye... 1. Ölüdeniz is breathtakingly beautiful You've just got to see Ölüdeniz if you're anywhere in the Fethiye area. Even if you don't enjoy the 'tourist scene,' you're really … [Read more...]

A Guide To Ölüdeniz – Part One

Just another reason why the Fethiye area of Turkey is the perfect place to live or to visit. A short dolmuş ride from Fethiye and we're on one of (apparently) the most photographed beaches in the world. I don't think I've ever seen a Turkish Tourist Board poster that hasn't got a photo of the lagoon … [Read more...]

Day Trip From Fethiye – Springtime On Ölüdeniz Beach

Hooray, the sun came out in Fethiye yesterday and as we've got a friend out at the moment who loves beaches and sunbathing, we thought it only right to have a beach day at the beautiful Ölüdeniz. May is the best time for us to go there because neither me nor Barry are particularly great when it … [Read more...]