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Oludeniz Beach

Oludeniz Beach

Oludeniz is Turkey's top beach destination and understandably is the most crowded. It is located on the south -west coast of Turkey in Fethiya town.

Oludeniz Beach

Famously known as the Turquoise Coast, the water here is an enchanting blue, and because the curved beach is so large, it can accommodate even the biggest crowds. There is beautiful mountain scenery and a blue lagoon with a large underwater park along the beach's western stretch.

The beach is surrounded by many resorts, especially the main hillside town of Belcekiz, which has crystal clear water, and a long shingle beach curving away from the town promenade. There are plenty of restaurants and cafés where umbrellas and loungers can be hired. There are good hotels to stay at with added attractions like scuba diving; paragliding and hang gliding.

There are many other attractions at Olu Deniz like the picturesque Butterfly Valley, Saklikent Gorge, St Nicolas Island, or the Lycian Way.

Best time to visit Olu Deniz is from May to Oct. Summer temperature averages 32C while winters are pleasant with temperatures around 20C.

Dalaman about 30 miles away, is the closest airport. Local buses and taxis are available from the town of Fethiye which is seven miles away.