Xanthos, Tios, Letoon • Kekeova • Olu
Deniz • Fethiye • Ovacik • Dalyan • Saklikent
Xanthos, Tios, Letoon
Xanthos, Tios and Letoon are small villages with significant
ancient sites. They are set in a varied landscape of fertile
valleys, pine forests and rugged mountains and are never far
away from the beautiful coastline.
Xanthos and Tios
Kekeova is the name of the area and also the island where submerged
ruins and magical island scenery along a beautiful coastline come
together. With a fortress castle and a small village it feels like
stepping back in time. A boat trip is a must to pass quietly over
the ruins and look down through clear waters onto the site of ancient
A charter boat can also be hired from Kalkan to include a magical
overnight stay anchored in the tranquil bay of the beautiful serene
Famed for its breathtaking beauty, Olu Deniz has become
one of Turkey's most acclaimed resorts. It's a popular anchorage
for visiting yachts in the summer.
In the summer the sky above the lagoon is filled with paragliders
soaring off the nearby mountains, a pursuit not for the faint hearted!!!
The resort itself fringes on a sheltered blue lagoon with magnificent
pine cladded hills as a back drop. No wonder it's been declared
a conservation area of natural beauty.
This traditional Turkish fishing town is charming. Situated
in an idyllic position within a wildlife sanctuary, it is backed
by spectacular mountain ranges.
On the opposite side of the river is the Ancient city of Caunos
with its well preserved amphitheatre and Lycian Rock Tombs,
one of the Greatest Archaeological sites in Turkey.
Just one hour drive away, this pretty town also sits on Turkey's
Turquoise Coast, so named because as the sun sets its
waters are the clearest turquoise shade you have ever seen. Fethiye
has many riches in store thanks to the Mediterranean climate which
prevails along this coastline.
The town itself has everything you need for a rich and
varied holiday experience with great shopping, every kind of water
sport and the best paragliding in Turkey.
You'll find hidden coves and the pine cladded Taurus
Mountains which you can explore at your leisure.
Nestling at the base of the dramatic Babadagi mountain range
and close to Hisaronu, this is without doubt one of the most beautiful
spots in Turkey.
Enjoy stunning views over the surrounding pine and almond forests,
orange groves and meadows. Its location means that you benefit
from a lovely breeze even on the hottest of summer days.
The village has plenty of bars and restaurants. Here you are
close to the ghost village Kayakoy, abandoned by Greek inhabitants
in 1923. You can also enjoy walks in the unspoilt countryside.
The Ghost Village
Babadagi Mountain Range
Saklikent Gorge is spectacular and an excellent place to go in
the heat of the summer's day. Walk through the gorge in the cool
mountain water or just relax enjoying a meal sitting on a platform
overlooking the rushing cold water. There are many trout farms
in this mountain area where a simple and inexpensive meal can be
enjoyed in a beautiful setting. Pictures cannot do this place justice,
just go along and say WOW!!!