Best things to do in Fethiye

Updated: 14.11.2022 16:25:00
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Most visitors in Fethiye often enjoy their villa holidays. Although Fethiye rental villas offer everything you need to spend a quality holiday, you may want to go out from time to time and explore the opportunities.

If you plan to do so, then we have amazing news for you! We have compiled a quick guide about the best things to do in Fethiye. It is all up to you to pick whichever you want. Regardless of your choice, we assure you that you will find hundreds of alternatives and enjoy your time to the fullest.

Full Day Tours

Full day tours are one of the most preferred activities by visitors enjoying their villa holidays in Fethiye. Thanks to its location, you can literally visit the most famous tourist attractions in Turkey quickly and easily.

Besides districts and neighborhoods around Fethiye such as Ölüdeniz, Dalaman, Göcek, Kaş, and Kalkan, you can also visit other cities such as Antalya with daily tours. We also recommend visiting Bodrum, which is another popular tourist destination.

Of course, you should not forget about booking a full day tour to visit the islands in the area.

Ancient Ruins

The area around Fethiye used to be home to dozens of important civilizations in ancient times. One of the most important one among them is the Lycian civilization. As you can visit rock tombs, which are located at the district center, you can also explore other ancient ruins around the area.

In addition to this, we recommend engaging in a hiking activity in the Ancient Lycian Way, which will help you to visit multiple ancient ruins. Keep in mind that the path takes more than 400 kilometers so you may want to divide it into days.

Day Cruises

It would be a shame for you if you miss your opportunity to enjoy day cruises in Fethiye. It is one of the most preferred activities and there are hundreds of boats and yachts offering such services to their guests.

You can book day cruises via the internet or by visiting the marina at the district center or Çalış Beach. Depending on your group size, you can rent cruises as a group or join existing tours. Most of these tours will take you to amazing islands and coves you cannot visit by land.


Believe it or not but Fethiye also offers amazing climbing activities to its visitors. Although you should not expect to climb challenging terrains or mountains such as Mount Everest, they are still amazing choices for many climbers.

In addition to this, the conditions can be quite challenging and provide added fun for your adventure, especially if you visit Fethiye during the winter season. Mount Babadağ is an amazing choice in this regard.

Additionally, you can explore many other alternatives with a quick search. However, most of them will be slightly away from Fethiye. Therefore, we recommend giving it a try to Mount Babadağ first and then moving on to your other alternatives.


If you are going to book a stay in Fethiye rental villas, then you should not neglect your chance to spend a day on beautiful beaches in the area. Fethiye offers a quite rich portfolio in this regard. Çalış beach is the most popular beach in Fethiye, and you can get to it within 5-10 minutes by car from the district center.

In addition to this, the Butterfly Valley and Kabak Cove are located within the borders of Fethiye. Of course, we should not forget about Ölüdeniz Beach as well. Your other alternatives will be Kuleli Cove Beach, Kıdrak Cove Beach, Kumburnu Public Beach, and Belceğiz Beach.


Sailing is also a popular activity in Fethiye thanks to its windy sea. Besides you can rent boats and sails, you can also engage in other activities. For example, Fethiye is one of the most popular destinations for surfing and windsurfing.

You can find a wide range of tour companies offering similar services at the marina and Çalış Beach. Of course, your alternatives are not only limited to the sailboat. You can also enjoy other water sports and activities while enjoying your sailing tour.

Cultural Tours

Fethiye used to be the home of many ancient and old civilizations. Therefore, you can explore numerous cultural attractions to visit in the area. However, we recommend booking cultural tours to make the most out of your time while enjoying your villa holidays.

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