Live Turkish music and belly dancing
Fethiye holidays will take you to the southwest coast of Turkey, to a beautiful resort set against a stunning mountain backdrop with a wide blue bay and a tree lined promenade.
Fethiye has a stunning marina with luxury yachts, colourful fishing boats and traditional wooden gullets. The historic centre has a pedestriaised shopping centre with an historic Haman where you can get a Turkish bath and massage.
Ancient ruins lay behind the town, a Roman amphitheatre and several Lycian rock tombs are in the cliffs above the resort as well as the crusader castle and archaeological museum of Ataturk Caddesi. Fethiye museum in the town is rich in ancient artefacts. Fethiye holidays do not really cater for families as there is no beach in the resort although Calis Beach and Hisaronu do have some beautiful beaches.
Fethiye is a popular holiday destination due to its natural beauty where plenty of amazing photo opportunities are to be had. Fethiye bay has some of the most beautiful marine life and snorkelling and scuba diving are very popular. The bay around the resort has a cluster of small islands and is definitely worth booking a boat trip. There are also tennis courts in the resort.
Quick Fethiye Tips
Transfer times from Dalaman airport (DLM) to Fethiye take approximately 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
The currency used in Fethiye is the Turkish Lira although the Euro is widely accepted
The Majority of Turkish people are Muslim,and the rest is made up of Orthodox, Catholic or Protestant Christians and Jews.
Raki is the national drink of Turkey, a clear brandy made from grapes and raisins, flavored with aniseed quite a potent drink being 80- to 100-proof.
Kebabs, are a really popular Turkish dish with many different options from Shish Kebabs, to Doner Kebabs even Kebabs made from roasted chestnuts
Ancient sights, amazing scenery and great shopping
Restaurants in the resort mostly offer Turkish cuisine although there are a number of International restaurants serving cuisines to suit every palette. The bars along the waterfront have live Turkish music and belly dancing while the old town boasts traditional Turkish pubs. At night Paspatur has an array of cocktail bars and open air discos. Its neighbouring resort of Hisaronu has a livelier night scene and can be reached by taxi or local dolmus.
Fethiye is wonderful for shopping where you can meander around the cobbled streets taking in the sights of the old town. Every Tuesday Fethiye holds its weekly market rich in fresh produce, fish, spices, gold, jewellery and traditional handicrafts offering locals and tourists a superb shopping opportunity. Holidays in Fethiye offer superb sunshine with July and August being high season and temperatures peeking around 35?c. There is an abundance of accommodation in Fethiye offering stunning sea views, whether you want simple self catering or luxury all inclusive Fethiye has something to suit every budget. The climate in Fethiye is typically Mediterranean with dry hot summers and mild wet winters. You can book cheap holidays to Fethiye at Latedeals.co.uk.
Top Places to Visit
The town has an excellent Tuesday Market. This is the best place to buy all those cheap fake designer labels and souvenirs, cheap CDs and endless food and fresh fruit. Best just to go for the experience, hundreds of Turkish village folk descend on Fethiye for market day to buy and sell their goods.
Fethiye Rock Tombs
A bit of a trek, but climb up to the main Lycian rock tomb in Fethiye the tomb of Amyntas, these are the tombs excavated out of natural rocks, which became the symbol of the city. An amazing spot to take in the views over the whole of Fethiye and the bay below.