Ölüdeniz Water World Aquapark – A Fun-Packed Day For All

Aqua parks: what's your take on them? We've just been reading some reviews of Ölüdeniz Water World Aquapark. One person wrote, "Who doesn't love an aqua park?" Errm, is it just me, then, who looks up at water slides and gets an uneasy queasy feeling? There's a bit of longing there, too, of … [Read more...]

Tree Houses, Kabak – Views, Food & Relaxation

If you follow this blog a lot, you'll know we're big fans of Kabak Koyu. A place to go and chill out away from the rest of the world. One night away, preferably without internet, and you're ready to rock and roll again with all that life has to throw at you. It's that kind of place. We had friends … [Read more...]

A Picnic At Karaot Beach – Because We Can Still Hope

Whether it's for sunbathing, taking a morning or evening walk - or just for standing and admiring the view, most of us love a good beach. And, when it comes to beaches, the Fethiye area certainly has no shortage - sand, shingle and pebble, small sheltered coves, the lagoon at Ölüdeniz or long … [Read more...]

How To Survive Fethiye In The Rain – 9 Top Tips

We all know that when it comes to holidays and travel, Fethiye is very much associated with sunshine, hot weather and the great outdoors. Indeed, when you see various tips about how to entertain yourself whilst you're in Fethiye, most of these tips will take you off to local beaches, up into the … [Read more...]

The All New Kuleli Beach Park – We Just Had To Check It Out…

A tad relieved... That's how we're feeling now after having spent a couple of hours yesterday at one of our favourite Fethiye beaches, Kuleli. Because when you've known and loved somewhere for so long and then that somewhere changes. And changes a lot. Well, you're gonna be a bit concerned or … [Read more...]

Ölüdeniz Lagoon, Springtime Paradise

After the winter we've had - not just in Fethiye but throughout the whole of Turkey - this year, any sign of warm spring sunshine and we're out there, relishing in that lovely feeling of pleasant heat on your back. April started off full of promise. And then, from nowhere, the last throes of winter … [Read more...]

A Winter Day Trip From Fethiye – Photographing Gemiler Bay

Okay, cards on the table... Gemiler Bay in winter is wondrous bliss for us - no exaggeration there. Summer at Gemiler Bay is just no competition. We all like different things in life and, these days, watching a couple of guys bobbing about on the water in boats, doing who knows what; watching a … [Read more...]

The Drive To The Summit Of Babadağ – Scary Or Mesmerising? You Choose…

In our last Babadağ post, we wrote about the event that took us up there; the live music performance as part of the Fethiye Classical Music Festival in memory of cellist, Benyamin Sönmez. There can't be many more perfect settings for live music than the top of the Fethiye area's highest mountain; … [Read more...]

Cooling Off In The Fethiye Mountains – Black Tree Farm & Cottages

A couple of weeks back, while we were on the way back from our little overnight stay at Chakra Beach in Kabak, we decided to get off the dolmuş in Ölüdeniz, just for a wander around and to check in with a few people we'd not seen in a while. As we strolled along the pathway, past all the bars and … [Read more...]

Falling For Kabak And Feeling The Need To Make The Most Of It

Kabak's been a part of our life for a long time, but it's definitely fair to say that since around 2012, the area's kind of taken hold of us and we've fallen for it in a bigger way. If we're to look back to try and pinpoint why we've got such an affection for here, it's probably got to be when we … [Read more...]