4 Reasons why the Southern Mediterranean Coast of Turkey is the place to sail away to for your next holiday Holidays should be a time to relax, seek new experiences and enjoy your free time. A Gulet cruise on Turkey’s southern Mediterranean coast is the perfect remedy to all of these and more. Relaxation Nothing […]
The Focus Magazine once referred to Oludeniz as “the factory distributing wings to people” due to paragliding activities here. The Popular Science and Culture Magazine is justified in its comments in the 2005 September issue. As a matter of fact, Babadağ at an altitude of 1972 metres, coming steeply down to Oludeniz, is a world-renowned centre of paragliding where approximately 30 thousand people used to jump down to the Belcekız beach. Actually the Forbes Magazine included paragliding from Babadağ among the “10 things to be done before death.”
It was registered as a national park in 1983. In a public survey carried out in 2006 by Bild, the German newspaper with the highest circulation, on the subject of the “most beautiful coastline of the world”, it came first, receiving 85% of the votes. Some refer to it as “the paradise donated by God to the world”. With its turquoise coloured sea and unequalled sandy beach, it resembles the lagoons of the Pasific Ocean, yet Olu deniz is actually a unique location.
While we often see it in photographs mostly taken from the air, we have always observed it at sea level.
The Lycian Path on the Teke Peninsula, extending for about 480 km. From Fethiye to Antalya, is an antique road connecting the Lycian cities about 4 thousand years ago. Despite its long history, we had to wait until 1996 to have it placed at the disposal of tourism. During that year, in a contest entitled “4 Lights for Tomorrow”, organized by Garanti Bank, the project headed “Lycian Path from Fethiye to Antalya” won the award in the field of environment. Hence, work was started to mark the way and the path was opened in 1999 for lovers of nature, trekkers and fans of alternative tourism.