Ölüdeniz is known worldwide as the Turkish Blue Lagoon for its turquoise and aquamarine colors. Here is a warm touristy place and there is a lot more to this place than just relaxing on the beach. Here are the best tips to enjoy your day trip in Ölüdeniz to the fullest.
Ölüdeniz is very near to Fethiye. Therefore if you can rent a car and get there very comfortably after 20 minutes. If you are traveling on a budget, then you can take the dolmuş or minibus from Fethiye to there for just 5 Turkish liras. The dolmuş leaves from the PO Petrol Station that’s next to the bus terminal and stops a few places before getting to Ölüdeniz. If you want a more comfortable ride, you can get a taxi from Fethiye to Ölüdeniz, which will cost you about 80 Turkish liras.
Things to do
The main activity here is to just get a beach chair and lie down next to the sea. There are also private beaches such as Sugar Beach that has a restaurant and bar as well as bungalows if you want to stay overnight. If you feel more adventurous, then you are in luck as this Blue Lagoon is one of Turkey’s best spots for paragliding, giving you amazing views of the lagoon as well as surrounding coves.
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Food and drink
Because of its high density f tourists, there’s plenty to eat in Ölüdeniz, with some of them better than others. For slightly authentic Turkish food you can visit İnci Restaurant, which offers delicious Turkish home cooking as well as some international dishes. The Oba Hotel restaurant is also another location offering classic Turkish dishes at very reasonable prices.