Sundial Fethiye – End Of An Era Means New Beginnings

The following is written with the full permission and blessing of Murat from Sundial in Fethiye... Well, how many times have we written on this blog that there are always changes in Fethiye and nothing stays still for too long. Some businesses come and go so often, we don't even notice a lot of … [Read more...]

Fethiye Photo – The Sundial By Night

For last Friday's Fethiye photo, we went vintage with a black and white shot of the Telmessos Theatre. Today's photo is another attempt at night photography. Night photography and I don't get on too well, but our relationship is improving. My first semi-successful night shot was the one I took back … [Read more...]

Fethiye: How To Get To The Sundial Under Your Own Steam

If you know this blog, you'll know that we mention the Sundial Hotel quite a lot. That's because it's not a bad way to while away some of your time while you're in the Fethiye area. The views over Fethiye bay and the rest of the town are amazing because the restaurant and pool sit high on the … [Read more...]

Fethiye Photo: A Sunflower At The Sundial

It's about time we had a Fethiye photo that was actually taken in Fethiye. Last week, we were in Çalış, sampling the delightful meze dish known as şakşuka and the week before we were even further afield, standing on the edge of the road from Ölüdeniz to Faralya. It was a beautiful sunset, though, so … [Read more...]

Fethiye: Sundials At The Sundial Hotel

When we left Fethiye for Italy a couple of weeks back, the weather was definitely on the up and spring was in the air. When we returned to Fethiye on Saturday, the summer season had started without us; shorts were in evidence, hotel pools were full and people are actually using them. We can't kick … [Read more...]

The Sundial Hotel – A Rebirth

It's been a tough winter throughout most of Europe - and Fethiye didn't escape; colder than normal temperatures and torrential rain that lasted for days on end with only a few days gap in between. During the winter months, many is the time that we've laid in bed at night, listening to rain pelting … [Read more...]

Sundial Sunset Over Fethiye – Farewell To Our 2011 Summer Season

In a few hours' time, we'll be on a bus heading up to Istanbul for a well-earned break. Not that there'll be a lot of resting going on - too much Istanbul sightseeing to be done - but the change of scenery and just being in our favourite city is enough to replenish energy that's gradually sapped … [Read more...]

Weddings in Fethiye: The Sundial English Version

It's summer, and for Fethiye that means Wedding Season. Every weekend, the evening air is filled with the sound of bands playing and the beating of drums. Fethiye harbour sees a queue of newly-wed couples waiting to have their photos taken with the sun setting behind them. Yes, it seems everyone is … [Read more...]

Fethiye Cheap Eats: The Sundial Burger!

Last week, we started a new series on the blog called Fethiye Cheap Eats. The criteria for the dish to be included in Fethiye Cheap Eats is quite simply that it comes in under 10 lira (about £4). The first place we included in the series was the ocakbaşı restaurant, Öz Gaziantep where just about … [Read more...]

Fethiye: The Summer Season is Coming

As I'm writing this, the weather in Fethiye has just become really hazy, cloudy and a bit on the breezy side. However, we are definitely turning a corner and summer is definitely on its way. How do we know? Let's take a look at the evidence: Those who know the Sundial Hotel in Fethiye will … [Read more...]