Ölüdeniz To Kabak In Photos

Whenever we have friends over to visit, we always like to try to take them somewhere in the area that they've never seen before - somewhere that sends them home with vivid memories of their time in Turkey. The friends who are here at the moment have been to Fethiye many times before, and so, for … [Read more...]

Ölüdeniz Earthquake And Being With Friends

We're sitting in the house and I'm uploading photos for a blog post. We've decided to write about one of the new restaurants in Fethiye and then, as the photos are uploading, the olive oil bottle crashes to the floor (and, miraculously, doesn't smash) before the house starts to shake. We look up at … [Read more...]

Butterfly Valley From The Lycian Way – A Photo

It's Friday and it's time for the last Fethiye photo for the month of March. A couple of weeks back, we had a photo of a view of Fethiye marina from the Karagözler - but the week before that, we were finally able to include an Ölüdeniz shot into the series. The photo is an almost aerial view of … [Read more...]

Ölüdeniz From The Lycian Way: A Photo

Friday is here again. The weeks pass by so quickly and it doesn't seem seven days since we were announcing our new-look Facebook page by way of a screenshot containing a photo of Fethiye. But that was last week - and this week we have a first for 2012... Throughout 2012, we're (hopefully) … [Read more...]

Fethiye Weather – December Photos

It's a question everyone asks: What's the weather like in Fethiye in _____? (Insert month). We all know July and August are scorchers on the Southwest coast of Turkey and rain or cloud is very rare. Spring and autumn are pleasant - our favourite time of year in fact - and winter can be anything from … [Read more...]

Turkish Beer: Efes Pilsen

Picture the scene. You're lazing on a sun lounger along Belcekiz Beach in Ölüdeniz. It's the height of summer with temperatures heading towards 100 degrees and the sun's intense heat reflects off the pebbles on the beach. Perspiration and spray from the crashing waves leaves your lips dry 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...]

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 Bayramı is an important national day and you'd be hard pushed to travel anywhere in Turkey today and not notice the … [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...]