Fethiye

Fethiye is our beautiful home town - and we want to share our love of the area with as many people as possible. In the posts below, you will find lots of info about things to do in Fethiye and the places you should see when you come here on holiday. There will also be plenty of suggestions about our favourite places to eat and drink in Fethiye too...

Our June In Fethiye – Another Flyer Of A Month

Welcome to another round up of the month in Fethiye - goings on around town and a little bit about what we've been up to, as well. It's been another bumper month and we've had - and still have - lots of friends over to keep us extra busy. Let's get started... Fethiye Recreation Area After … [Read more...]

Springtime News From Fethiye – Let Summer Commence

We know. No Fethiye news update last month. At least once or twice a year, we end up doing a bit of a bumper 2-month catch up and this is one of those occasions. We were on a little jaunt to Bodrum and Datça at the end of April / beginning of May and, by the time we got back home to Fethiye, well, … [Read more...]

A Hike From Ovacık To Faralya Along The Lycian Way

It was a weekend of doing something new and doing activities we'd been meaning to repeat for some time but never got around to. The 'something new,' was eating lunch at Izela in the village of Kayaköy. The repeated activities were additions to our hiking and walking in Fethiye page. We walked to … [Read more...]

Lunching At Izela, Kayaköy – A First And Not A Last

Lunch at Izela, Kayaköy. There's a first time for everything, even if that first time has been a long time coming. If you know the Fethiye area and you've been to the village of Kayaköy, chances are, you know Izela Restaurant. Chances are, you've eaten there on more than one occasion, actually. … [Read more...]

Babzen Kebab – A Welcome Sight In Çalış

It was late winter and we were walking down the street into Çalış, one day. As we turned the corner and peered over the wall that was once Lokal, we saw a few guys in discussion. A shout of hello and a guy we've known for some time came running over. It was owner of King's Garden Restaurant, Salih. … [Read more...]

Dining On Classic Turkish Cuisine At Boğaziçi Restaurant, Fethiye

Every town has them. Those places that make you feel safe and comfortable because it just feels like they've been around forever. Hello Büfe along Fethiye harbour is one such place - it'd be a travesty if it ever wasn't there. And another place, just a smidge further along the harbour is Boğaziçi … [Read more...]

A Short Walk From Kayaköy To Cold Water Bay – It’s Worth Your Effort

We've been running a lot over winter - strange how it pushes other loves in your life into the background without you noticing. We were training for the Istanbul 10k in November and then the Runatolia event at the beginning of March in Antalya. Before we knew it, winter was done with and we hadn't … [Read more...]

Return To Paşa Kebap – It Had To Happen Sometime

You fancied a pide, you went to Paşa Kebap. You wanted lahmacun, you went to Paşa Kebap. You wanted a takeaway - or even delivery service - you went to Paşa Kebap. This was back in the late '90s. A time when eateries in Fethiye weren't nearly as abundant as they are now and what we had were just a … [Read more...]

Fethiye March News – Spring Has Sprung

It's that time again where we look back on what's happened during the previous month. Our Fethiye news for March is packed, as usual, and, for once, it's a tad late on purpose. A little break from the laptop over the Easter weekend - and very nice it's been, too. It's a bit of a cheat as I've still … [Read more...]

It’s The Fethiye Newsletter – February 2018

Yes, it's time for the (almost) monthly news from Fethiye - daily life and random goings on around town. A deluge of rain, construction along the harbour, new bars, more sporting misery - you know, the usual. But let's start off with the annual, rather than the monthly, usual... Fethi Bey … [Read more...]