Fethiye

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Fethiye which includes food and markets

This seaside town features the ruins of an ancient city dotted throughout its picturesque Old Town, a beautiful harbor and lush hiking trails.

Fethiye lies on the site of the ancient city of Telmessos, on a protected bay on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. The city features relics from its rich history alongside a cosmopolitan seaside hub. See ancient Lycian sarcophagi dating back to 400 B.C., cave tombs and the ruins of a monastery. Swim at Fethiye’s beaches and discover secluded islands, coves and lagoons on a boat trip around the bay.

Explore downtown Fethiye to visit the Tuesday Farmer’s Market and purchase fresh regional produce, fabrics and carpets. Wander down Fethiye’s main road to the harbor to see an ancient Roman amphitheater. To the left, find Paspatur, the Old Town lined with cafés and restaurants. Pick a café and try Turkish pastries and hot coffee.

The ruins of Lycia’s most important city are dotted throughout Fethiye. Carved stone sarcophagi are all that remains of the ancient city, which finally tumbled during the earthquake of 1958. See these stone tombs in the governor’s garden on the main road and on the steps up to the cliffs on Fethiye’s south side.

Find the Lycian Tomb of Amyntas carved into the stone in the southern cliffs. Continue along a cobbled path through the forest to find Kayaköy, a ghost town 4.9 miles (8 kilometers) south. For more historic sights, drive to the 2,500-year-old Kadyanda Ancient City, 14.9 miles (24 kilometers) away.

Head to Calis Beach on the town’s northwest coast to enjoy a family-friendly beach and fantastic sunsets. Visit the breathtaking Saklikent Gorge on the Teke Peninsula, under a 1-hour drive away.

Embark on a charter cruise or gület (wooden sailboat) trip around the harbor. Sail by 12 islands and Ölüdeniz, Turkey’s Blue Lagoon.

Reach Fethiye on a cruise from Marmaris or Antalya or catch a catamaran from Rhodes, Greece. Coastal and mountain roads connect Fethiye to other major towns in the region. The nearest airport is in Dalaman, approximately a 1-hour drive away. Rent a car to get around with ease. Fethiye summers can be extremely hot, so it’s best to visit in spring or autumn to enjoy the region’s outdoor adventures.

Hotel Unique - Boutique Class - Adults Only
Hotel Unique - Boutique Class - Adults Only
1.Karagözler Mah. Fevzi Çakmak Cad., Fethiye, Mugla
The price is AU$107 per night from 4 Dec. to 4 Dec.
Located in the heart of Fethiye, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Fethiye Fish Market, Fethiye Museum and Fethiye Castle. Amyntas Rock Tombs and Fethiye ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (170 reviews)
"Staff - Deco - Design"

Reviewed on 1 Nov. 2021

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Rixos Premium Göcek Adult Only
Rixos Premium Göcek Adult Only
Göcek Mahallesi, Sahil Yolu Caddesi, Fethiye, Mugla
Nestled on the beach, this Fethiye hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Gocek Public Square and Gocek Marina. Deadala Rock Tomb and Alexandria Train Station are also ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (162 reviews)
"My partner and I visited the Rixos Premium Gocek 17-24th October 2021 - we are both in love with the place and so grateful to the staff there for how they looked after our needs, especially Murat, Selcuk and Nizam. We booked a 7-day all inclusive stay at the hotel as a last minute break - we were ..."

Reviewed on 31 Oct. 2021

Rixos Premium Göcek Adult Only
Jiva Beach Resort - All Inclusive
Jiva Beach Resort - All Inclusive
5 out of 5
Calis Plaji 1104 Sokak No: 14, Fethiye, Mugla
Located in Fethiye, this beachfront resort is in a national park and within 1 mi (2 km) of Calis Bird Sanctuary and Calis Beach. Koca Çalış Plajı and Sultan's ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (277 reviews)
"Hizmet harikaydı, teşekkürler"

Reviewed on 22 Oct. 2021

Jiva Beach Resort - All Inclusive
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Midtown Fethiye Residences
Midtown Fethiye Residences
Cumhuriyet Mahallesi 503 Sokak No2, Fethiye, Fethiye
The price is AU$41 per night from 6 Dec. to 6 Dec.
Situated in Fethiye, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Fethiye Museum and Fethiye Fish Market. Fethiye Stadium and Amyntas Rock Tombs are also within ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (43 reviews)
great experience
"Everything was great, the place is clean, the services are excellent, the reception is warm, the rooms are clean, ,"

Reviewed on 2 Sep. 2021

Midtown Fethiye Residences
Sunset Beach Club Villas
Sunset Beach Club Villas
1104 Sok. Karagedik Mah. No 16, Fethiye, Mugla
Situated near the beach, this spa villa is within 2 miles (3 km) of Calis Beach, Calis Bird Sanctuary and Sultan's Aquapark. Koca Çalış Plajı and Katranci Beach ...
3.9/5 Good! (17 reviews)
"It was amazing everything is very good the location the service and the staff were friendly and helpful the apartment was very clean .thank you for everything"

Reviewed on 3 Sep. 2021

Sunset Beach Club Villas
S3 King Residence
S3 King Residence
Cumhuriyet Mahallesi, Dispanser Sokak No:15, Kapi:1, Fethiye, Mugla
The price is AU$57 per night from 8 Dec. to 8 Dec.
Located in the heart of Fethiye, this apartment building is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Fethiye Kordon, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Calis Beach and Oludeniz Beach. Ölüdeniz ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (13 reviews)
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"Sehr gutes hotel! lage, ausstattung, sauberkeit, personal... alles bestens! wir kommen gerne wieder!"

Reviewed on 13 Aug. 2021

S3 King Residence
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