Göcek, one of the most popular tourism centers of Turkey and the South Aegean region with its legendary beauty, draws attention with its deep blue coves and magnificent sea.

Göcek, which is a paradise with its sparkling turquoise sea, lush pine forests and beaches, is one of the indispensable routes of blue cruise lovers. The resort, which is also frequented by nature lovers and international yachtsmen, has been in great demand by holidaymakers in recent years. In addition, thanks to its sheltered structure closed to strong winds, Göcek Marina is among the most important marinas in the world.

The town, which is 22 km from Dalaman International Airport and 30 km from Fethiye, is one of the most attractive holiday destinations in Turkey with its location and climate. Those who want to relax and explore while watching the sunset in the most beautiful bays, Göcek will be the right address for you.


There is a charming holiday resort on the shore of a natural canal with a fjord-like structure that connects Lake Köyceğiz to the sea, called Dalyan, which was known as Calbis in ancient times. The threat of increasing construction during the years when tourism began to develop was brought under control when the region was declared a Special Environmental Protection Area in 1998.

The town remained a natural village with unspoiled beauty for many years and still remains free from excessive construction. Unfortunately, almost nothing remains of the old buildings.

With numerous hotels, guesthouses, and restaurants, some in the city center and others at the city entrance, Dalyan has become a full-fledged holiday resort. While many visitors come for a day trip, it is recommended to spend at least 2-3 days to fully enjoy the surrounding area.

Dalyan takes its name from the natural canals in the area and the centuries-old Dalyan fishing that has been practiced on these canals. Sea bream is the most commonly caught fish, and it can be eaten at local restaurants at a very reasonable price that cannot be found elsewhere. If you want to buy sea bream, you can get it from the cooperative (located on the Dalyan-Iztuzu canal road) at a very reasonable price.


You will see the unique Ölüdeniz when you walk the sandy beach extending through Belcekız Bay after the 14 m long road you will take from Fethiye to Ölüdeniz among the pines. It fascinates the sparkling sea, which does not even have a single algae at the bottom. There is a water sports (canoe, parasailing, water ski, banana) facility on the beach.


You can go to Saklıkent by leaving the Fethiye-Antalya road in the direction of Kemer. Tlos is reached after 13 km, and Saklıkent is reached after 21 km. A fee is charged for the canyon entrance. Eşen Stream, 100 m from the canyon. it explodes into the earth. You can sit in the restaurant at this point and watch the water pouring out with a great sound. If you wish, you can cross the ice-cold water and cross to the opposite shore and proceed to the depths of the 18 km long canyon. Do not forget to take your plastic shoes with you as the bottom of the water is stony. At the entrance of the canyon: There is also a plastic shoe store.


If you continue 5 km further from Hisarönü village, you will reach Kayaköy, an old Greek village. During the population exchange after the Turkish War of Independence, the village inhabitants migrated to Greece.

Until 1922, the village had a population of 25,000, and now, there is a population of 2,000 in the flat part of the village. However, the houses in the old village area are doorless and windowless, buried in silence. Some houses in the lower part of the village have been restored. One of the inhabitants is an Istanbul-based painter who spends half of the year in the village. Another is Captain, who lives alone with his dog and chickens. This village full of history always attracts visitors’ attention.

İnlice Beach

When you go 3 km from Göcek to Fethiye, you will see the ‘İnlice Beach’ turn on the right. To go to the beach, you can use the minibuses departing in front of the Town Hall throughout the day. 800 m to D-Marin. is at a distance.


It is a popular tourism center due to its close proximity to Dalaman Airport. It attracts a lot of attention with its 7 km long sandy beach, shallow sea and Baba Island, which is slightly off.

Calis Beach

It is one of the most well-known beaches of Fethiye. Calis Beach is very suitable for surfing as it gets good winds. There are also shopping and restaurant places. 4km from Fethiye. There are regular bus and minibus services to the beach, which is at a distance.

Üzümlü (Cadianda)

Cadianda, whose Lycian name is Cadavanti, is located near the Yeşil Üzümlü subdivision, 20 km from Fethiye. It is known that the city, whose history dates back to the 5th century BC, was a very lively and rich settlement during the Roman Empire. There are 4 Lycian type tombs at the northern entrance of the city, which is surrounded by a wall built with irregular stones at an altitude of 600 meters from the sea. Three of the tombs, which are thought to have been built in the 4th century BC, are house-type and are in ruins today. There is a man lying on the sofa on the south face of the 4th tomb carved out of a single rock, and a horse figure attacking his opponent with a spear and shield on the north face. The first structures encountered at the northern entrance of the Acropolis are the ruins of a Doric-style temple, which is thought to belong, and the remains of a chipped stone bath built by Emperor Vespasianus from the Roman Period.

Although most of the seats in the western part of the small theater, which is located on the slope of the hill on which the city was founded, are intact, the stage part has completely collapsed. It is thought that the ruins, located in the center of the city, in a wide area extending from west to east, approximately 9 meters wide and 900 meters long, belong to the city stadium. Because in many inscriptions unearthed during the excavations, athletics festivals held in Candianda are mentioned. The statue bases around the stadium, which are thought to belong to successful athletes, also confirm this idea.

Yuvarlak Çay

Sandras, standing at 2,294 meters high, is the highest mountain in the Muğla region. There are two “hidden” “paradises” at the foot of the mountain. Topgözü Canyon, with a 400-meter interval and a depth of 300 meters, and Yuvarlak Çay, which irrigates the citrus fruit storage plain in the summer, provide people with health and fitness with its lush vegetation and clean air. The snow waters emerging from the rocks turn into a waterfall that is a sight to behold as it meets with daylight. There is no need for further explanation, this area with its plain, plateau, canyon, and waterfall seems like a “natural wonder” located on the slopes of Köyceğiz and Sandras, the highest mountain in the Muğla region with 2,294 meters.

Butterfly Valley

One of the most enchanting places around Fethiye is the Butterfly Valley. It leaves tourists in awe to see billions of butterflies covering the rocks, tree trunks, and leaves like a shawl. To get there, you need to first go to Ölüdeniz. You can either rent a boat or take a dolmuş (shared taxi) to get to the beach of the valley. In the Butterfly Valley, which is located at the foot of Babadağ Mountain at an altitude of 2000 meters, there are two hiking trails, one leading to waterfalls and the other to Faralya Village. There is no accommodation available on the beach of the valley, but it is suitable for camping. During the summer, a small restaurant is set up on the beach. The operators guide visitors on how to exit the valley.

Günlüklü and Katrancı Bay

Günlüklü Bay

There are many bays and beaches along the road from Göcek to Fethiye, and Günlüklü Bay is a fascinating natural wonder located within the dense shade of the daily trees that do not let sunlight through. The sandy beach of Günlüklü Bay, located 1 km inside from the Göcek-Fethiye highway, is covered with pine trees. It is an ideal place for those who want to pitch a tent or go camping.

Katrancı Bay

Regular minibuses operate from Fethiye to the bay during the summer season. Those who seek tranquility can follow the path along the coast of Katrancı to reach another unique and beautiful bay, Kızlar Bay.