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...

A Walk Around Fethiye Peninsula – Panoramic Views And Beach Life

Known to locals as Yarımada (Half Island), Fethiye Peninsula is a forested promontory dotted with bays offering stunning views and services ranging from the simple to the sophisticated. It also happens to be blessed with an undulating road which circles the whole perimeter of the peninsula. And that … [Read more...]

Springtime News From Fethiye – A Busy April

For our Fethiye news updates, I keep a little list in my notepad of anything and everything worth throwing into the articles. Regular readers will know we had a mid-March update and, with April being the month where everything - and everyone - starts to wake up, it's all been happening and we've got … [Read more...]

Lokum Kokoreç – Keeping Turkey’s Famous Street Food Firmly On The Map

Tempting the taste buds - that's what Yerguzlar Caddesi is becoming an expert at. Yerguzlar Caddesi is the street in Fethiye that runs from the courthouse, past the Çalış Sunday Market. Recently, a whole new neighbourhood of shops and eateries have sprouted. So now, should your stomach be rumbling … [Read more...]

Feb-March In Fethiye – When Winter Becomes Spring And Other News

It always feels strange doing our monthly round up of life in Fethiye when it's not the end of the month (we've done a few of these in the past and will no doubt continue to do so). But then life doesn't work in neat 4 week blocks, does it? Any end of February round up will always prove difficult … [Read more...]

Why We Love A Lunch At Gül Pension & Restaurant, Faralya

It's the Turkey of days gone by at Gül Pension and Restaurant in Faralya. No airs and graces, here. A bit like Bülent'in Yeri in Kayaköy. Whilst exclusive boutique hotels and luxury villas have certainly found their way to the steep, terraced mountainsides of Faralya, village life also continues to … [Read more...]

January 2019 In Fethiye – Let’s Talk Weather

Well, here we are. Our first Fethiye news update of 2019. And we've got to say, the first month of 2019 has been pretty much dominated by the weather. A few other things have happened, too, during rain gaps. And being at home a lot means we've had ample time to cook lots of lovely foods, as … [Read more...]

Meri Bar, Çalış – You Can Now Eat As Well As Drink And Be Merry

There are seafront bars and restaurants all along the beach in Çalış. A famous sunset to marvel over as you drink and dine. So, really, when Meri Bar appeared on the scene all those years ago, people would've been forgiven for looking aghast and thinking, "Well, that'll never work!" Situated on a … [Read more...]

2018 In Turkey – That Was The Year That Was

What's the end of a year without a little bit of reminiscing, eh? A look back at what has passed. And 2018 has been a packed 365 days for us. As always, that is reflected through the blog - life in Fethiye, life in the kitchen (and various eateries, of course) and a healthy sprinkling of travels, … [Read more...]

Two Months In Fethiye: End-Of-Summer Proceedings

Oh, hello November! Guess we'd better look back at the month of October, then, hadn't we? And those of you with good memories will also be quite rightly thinking, "Errm, and didn't you miss out September, too, with your Fethiye news?" You are thinking right! September and October in Fethiye are … [Read more...]

A Flyer Of An August

Wow, it feels like we always say the previous month passed us by so quickly - but August; seriously, it feels like a week ago that we did our July roundup of our Fethiye news. And here we are in September; summer's twilight days. We do love September and we're looking forward to the month ahead. … [Read more...]