There is a stunning Turkish coastline that stretches from the Dalyan delta to the islands of Gocek and around Fethiye bay down to the hillside towns of Kalkan and Kas.
All the resort towns are serviced by Dalaman international airport, a first class international airport with modern road links to all the popular tourist destinations. Direct flights operate to more than 20 UK airports and many major European cities. There are also several daily flights from Istanbul as well as new direct routes to cities such as Beirut and Amman in the Middle East.
The region is mountainous and green with beautiful turquoise waters surrounding the many islands and bays. The holiday season runs from May to October but given the mild winters there are tourists visiting all year round. Visitors experience a warm, friendly welcome that makes them want to return year after year. The local cuisine is delicious with fresh grilled fish, spicy kebabs, tasty salads and tempting deserts to enjoy along with some excellent local wines.
We can offer you a wide selection of properties in the area from stunning marina apartments to exclusive hillside villas. There are some of the best lands in the Mediterranean available for sale where you can build your own dream holiday home.
The mild year round climate, the wonderful culture and excellent healthcare service is now attracting many northern Europeans and Middle East/ Gulf nationals to live here permanently. The cost of living is also very attractive compared to other countries.
It was named"Kalimche”in ancient times and according to legend, it is in Gocek that Icarus landed in the sea after his famous flight trying to escape from the tower where he was imprisoned. Göcek was used as a harbour for ships loading chrome ore collected from the mines under nearby mountains during the Ottoman period.Today, Gocek hosts six significant marinas with over 2,000 moorings. It has become an irresistible yachting destination given its unique natural beauty of lush pine forests and idyllic bays and islands. Göcek has all the necessary infrastructure, capacity and amenities expected in a tourism centre, yet it is renowned as a much more peaceful and quiet settlement than some other tourism areas.
There are two beach clubs in Göcek, one in Port Göcek and one across the bay in Club Marina, reachable by a free steam boat service. Both can be used by paying a daily price or taking out a seasonal membership. Inlice Beach is a 10-minute drive from Gocek and run by the local municipality. Gocek Island beach is reachable by a 15min water taxi from the harbour. Other beaches are easily accessible by car including the protected beach of Iztuzu in the Dalyan Delta. In the opposite direction, the famous beach at Ölüdeniz is only 40 min drive away.
Calis is a popular holiday resort destination on Turkey’s ‘turquoise coast’, located 5km from Fethiye town and 40km from Dalaman airport. Calis beach hasn't always been a tourist destination; it was once a working beach, loading ships with iron ore and chromium from the mines inland.Nowadays, Calis is a thriving town with many bars and restaurants lining the long pebbled beach. The sea breeze is ideal for water sport activities such as windsurfing and kite surfing. The pedestrianized beach promenade is the perfect place to sip a cocktail and watch the amazing sunsets.
Modern Fethiye is located on the site of the ancient city of Telmessos, the ruins of which can be seen in the city. In 1934, the city was renamed 'Fethiye' in honor of Fethi Bey, one of the first pilots of the Ottoman Air Force, killed on an early mission.
Fethiye is one of Turkey's well-known tourist centers and is especially popular during the summer season. It was chosen as the best tourism center in the world by The Times and The Guardian newspapers in 2007. From the top of the Taurus Mountains to the deep blue Mediterranean Sea, Fethiye has some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere on Earth. The traditional Turkish sailing boats (gulets) are docked along the waterfront promenade, which is dotted with waterside cafes and many delightful seafood restaurants.
15 minutes drive away is Ölüdeniz (Blue Lagoon), 3 kilometers of natural beach and clear crystal blue waters. Not far away are the Gemiler Islands with Byzantine ruins amid their pine trees. At Koturumsu you can get to only by boat, but once there you'll find waterfalls and valleys where thousands of brilliantly colored butterflies fly in the pine forest bordering an exquisite beach.
Dalyan is located between Marmaris and Fethiye and just 15 mins drive from Dalaman International Airport. Dalyanis famous for its 7km long Iztuzu beach, a famous breeding ground for the endangered loggerhead sea turtle. In 1988 the beach wasdeclared a special environment protection area.
The DalyanRiver flows through the town to the sea where en route you can seefamous Kaunos rocktombs which were built to house the dead kings from the ancient city of Kaunos.
Kas is built around the remnants of the ancient Antiphellos and surrounded by a rugged rocky coastline. It has prospered from a small port into a major tourist destination exuding a special charm and easy going way of life.
Once an Ottoman-Greek fishing village called Kalamaki, Kalkan is now completely devoted to tourism. Discovered by travellers in the 1980s in search of the simple, quiet life, this idyllic Mediterranean village soon boasted a yacht marina, then some modern hotels and finally holiday complexes on the outskirts of town.