Discover Fethiye

With its azure waters and verdant nature, Fethiye, the pearl of Turkey welcomes you to discover all of its abundant natural beauty and history.

Fethiye with a population of 162,686 inhabitants​, is a provincial town located within the state of Muğla where both the Mediterranean and Aegean seas intersect. The towns previous name was 'Meğri' which n Greek, means 'of distant Land'.

It is a town especially developed for tourism. Istanbul is 720 km, Ankara 650 km and Izmir is 360 km away from Fethiye, Therefore, Dalaman Airport is the most convenient airport for those travelling to Fethiye town Centre which is 53 km away, whereas, the Sundia by Liberty is 42 minutes away from Fethiye.

Ancient Cities and important places to visit; Tlos Ancient City, Patara Ancient City, Cadianda Ancient City, Pinara Ancient City, Xanthos Ancient City, St. Nicholas Island, Amnesty tower Monastery, Fethiye Castle, Letoon Ancient City, Telmessos Rock Tombs, Araxa Ancient City, Fethiye Museum, Ölüdeniz Nature Park, Kıdrak Bay, Butterfly Valley, Kabak Bay, Patara Beach, Yakapark, Saklıkent Canyon, Gemiler Bay, Günlüklü Bay, Katrancı Bay, Çalış beach, Kaya Village, Paspatur Bazaar, Babadağ, Hisaronu, Göcek,

Fethiye Tuesday market and the 12 Islands.

Kayaköy Ancient City

Formerly known as Levissi, Kayaköy, is a settlement which was established during the Lycian period. it once existed as a wealthy town until the early 20th century. Kayaköy was the largest social and commercial centre of the region with it's churches, chemists, hospital, schools and post office. Kayaköy, was inhabited by around 25,000 people until 1922. After an agreement between Turkish and Greek governments, ​a population exchange took place between the Greeks living in Kayaköy and the Turkish population living in Western Thrace.

The lower floors of the houses in Kayaköy were used as a pantry. The houses were around 50 m 2 in size, and the most distinctive feature was the unobstructed view. The houses in Kayaköy which had two floors housed a cistern on the lower floor where rainwater accumulated. There were approximately 2000 houses, a number of chapels, two churches, schools and customs buildings were built from a natural stone with walls 60 cm thick.
There were two types settlements at Kayaköy. 

The Greeks lived on the slope and the Turks lived on the flat terrain. For centuries the two communities co existed together in peace, prosperity and wealth. 
Nowadays, we may not be accustomed to, but we miss the relative calm, birds singing and the lush vegetation which defined Kayaköy. Despite people, nature never forgets it's essence. The symbol of Peace being the olive tree, spite all wars, continues to flourish and  prosper. ​

The famous Çin Bal kebab salon, Levissi garden restaurant & wine house, Istanbul restaurant, venues where locals make traditional pastries and wine houses can be found in Kayaköy.

Saklıkent Canyon

Saklıkent Canyon is a miracle of nature and a thing of beauty that really should be seen. If you are holidaying in the Fethiye, Ölüdeniz region, you should definitely visit Saklıkent. From Ölüdeniz and the Liberty Hotels until you reach Saklıkent, you can stop by and visit the ancient city of Tlos, enjoy a cool, refreshing dip in Yakapark and eat fresh trout for lunch.

Saklıkent Canyon, borders on the states of Antalya and Muğla, a unique asset created by the Karaçay which is connected to the Eşen stream. The length of the canyon is 18 km and a height of 200 meters. The narrowest point falls to 2 meters.

The Official paper on the 06.06.1996, declared Saklıkent Canyon a National Park and was also granted a preservation order. Based on the intense plant life and vegetation, the laram, alder, elm and cedar trees are the most prominent trees in the areas. The Entrance to the steep slopes of the canyon is a 200 meter iron clad, wooden bridge. Beyond the Bridge there are extremely cold spring waters.

The base of the canyon is filled with very cold ice water. Although it is difficult to pass through the running water, it is possible to make a safe passage across with the help of ropes. After passing through this part of the canyon, you can walk along the calm stream in between the huge rocks.

According to the local folklore, the canyon was discovered by a shepherd who was in pursuit of a goat that was trying to escape and this became a matter of curiosity. Saklıkent was declared a National Park by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry after the discovery was notified by the shepherd. Saklıkent is what it is today thanks to the support of some private companies.

Butterfly Valley

Butterfly valley is a paradise that has been preserved amongst the high hills of Fethiye's Faralya village.

Butterfly valley is a magnificent bay with a waterfall cascading down from a height of 50 meters which is totally isolated from the world with it's sandy, white beach, and it is home to more than 80 butterfly species.

To reach Butterfly Valley, you need to take a boat from Ölüdeniz. The voyage to Butterfly Valley takes around 20-30 minutes.

Fethiye Paspatur market

Paspatur means "Old Town" and thousands of tourists visit the Bazaar every year, and is regarded to be one of the Fethiye's oldest landmarks.

To get to both Fethiye Marina and Bazaar Street is very easy reach as well as being a major hub for all. The Paspatur Bazaar consists of five streets with stores mainly selling carpets, leather, Turkish delight and jewellery. Also you can find bars and souvenir shops. What is notable about Paspatur Market is the authentic houses with wooden bay windows.

There is a little legend attached to the bazaar's name; Those who drank water from the fountain inside Paspatur bazaar would come to Fethiye at least once or they could never leave Fethiye.

You should must see Paspatur Bazaar which is one of Fethiye's most delightful locations.

Amintas Rock Tombs

The rock tomb were carved into rocks during the Lycian period (4th century BC). You can climb to Amintas with nearly 100 smooth steps. The rocks suitable for carving out the tombs which were burial sites for citizens of high status.

The view of Fethiye and the sea from here is truly magnificent.


The imposing Babadağ mountains, 1969 meters in height is located in the east of Ölüdeniz and is​ one of the best flight centres in the world for paragliding.

Babadağ, is one of nine major hot spots in Turkey with it's abundant flora and unique nature, revealing the magnificent diverse landscape and scenic beauty of Ölüdeniz and it's surroundings.

You too can fly as free as a bird in the clear blue skies above Fethiye.

Underwater scuba diving

One of the fun sports you can do during your stay at the Sundia by Liberty Fethiye is to explore the crystal clear blue waters off Fethiye's coastline by attempting an underwater dive.

With little in the way of a current along an extensive coastline is an easy and safe way to help you learn this sport.

Day and night dives as well as extensive training courses are organised via PADI, CMAS & BSAC courses for beginners and experienced divers to the region.

Walking, trekking or hiking along the Lycian Way

The Lycian Way has a trading history lasting around 3 thousand years, and is regarded to be one of the longest walking routes in the world.

You will feel nature's force further enhance your walk as some areas are located close to the sea and others are at a height of approximately 1700 meters.

People come from different countries from around the world come to take a stroll along this historic trail which begins at from Fethiye, Ölüdeniz and ends in Antalya.

Jeep Safari

A jeep safari activity or excursion is a fantastic alternative for our guests who want to experience Fethiye's scenic beauty.

Join the Jeep Safari tour and you too can sample delicious local dishes, witness traditional village cultural lifestyle and explore historical ruins.