Local Area Information


Ovacik Village

Ovacik is a delightful holiday centre located 4 kilometres from Ölüdeniz on the Fethiye road. There are numerous shops, bars, restaurants and ATM machines in the village. Many of the stores and restaurants will deliver to your door. Restaurants within walking distance include basic Turkish, good quality Indian cuisine and one of the best restaurants in the area. Full details are provided in our Information Binder.

Mount Babadag, rising immediately behind Ovacik is included in the list of "World Heritage Sites" of UNESCO, with its rich flora. Recently one of the most popular activities is paragliding from the top of Babadag down to the beach at Ölüdeniz. This area is recognized all over the world as one of the most suited for this sport as far as the take-off and landing facilities are concerned. From the villa you have a clear view of the paragliders descending - an entertainment in itself!

For spectacular views you can’t do better than drive up the road leading to the top of Babadag mountain. You don't need to go all the way to the top; as you climb you can see right over the hills in front of the villa and look down onto the bay Fethiye is situated on.

Hisaronu Village

Hisaronu is a lively resort between Ovacik and Ölüdeniz. It has many hotels, restaurants, bars, shops and booking centres for trips and excursions.

 

Beaches

Oludeniz – a deservedly famous outstanding beach. Long stretch of sand, backed by numerous restaurants, with a small village of shops and hotels behind. It is also the landing point for the paragliders you can see descending over the mountain ridge when you look south from our villa. Watching them land is an entertainment in itself.

Blue Lagoon – A beautiful National Park area at the far end of Oludeniz Beach. Stunning, one of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean, but there is a charge for entry.

Chalis Beach (Fethiye) - popular with people who like to be close to  a town centre; the shingle beach is backed by a long promenade, with numerous small shops and restaurants.

South of Oludeniz  - If you drive through Oludeniz and head South along the coast road you will soon come to a driveway on your right leading down to a lovely beach with pine trees reaching right down to the shore. There is an entry fee though.

 

Fethiye

Fethiye is an attractive busy harbour town offering a wide range of shops and restaurants. The shopping ranges from a newly opened mall with designer shops, to street markets where, in addition to abundant cheap fresh produce, it is possible to buy clothing and gifts at bargain prices.
In addition, a stroll along the attractive harbour will provide the opportunity to take advantage of the beautiful clear Mediterranean sea by booking one of the numerous boat trips available.

KayaKoy

This is a deserted village built on a hillside only 5Km West of Hisaronu. The occupants were Anatolian Greeks, who lived side by side with Turkish people until the Greco-Turkish war, which ended in 1922. There are many ruined houses on the hillside, plus two Greek Orthodox Churches and a fine example of a circular water cistern. All the buildings are in a very run down state, although one house is open to visitors.There are numerous hotels and restaurants in the village.