Ölüdeniz is a small resort town located on the southwest coast of Turkey, it is best known for its blue lagoon of Ölüdeniz Tabiat Parkı and the pristine beach of the Belcekiz.
What makes this small beach town iconic for its beaches is it overlooks the Babadağ mountain which is where paragliders take off to the skies, while the Lycian Way is a very long-distance marked footpath that leads you to the south portion of the town where the Butterfly Valley nature reserve is located.
Olu Deniz is a very charming resort town that completely contrasts what the bustling cities of Istanbul and Ankara looks like because of its very relaxed nature, white sand beaches and historical sites in the rural part of the Turkish landscape. The town is located beneath a range of steep mountains which helps block the rain and the cold winds, making it perfect for those who want to catch up with their tan lines. Olu Deniz has a drier climate and sunny skies for most parts of the year.
What makes Olu Deniz perfect for a tropical setting because the Aegean Sea warms it up in spring between June and July while it is very perfect to go swimming and cooling down there during the summer season. If you love to discover more of its great tourist destinations, you have come to the right post because you will learn one of the best tourist destinations in this part of Turkey, the Dalyan resort, if you are planning to visit there soon and also if you have a cheap all inclusive holidays to olu deniz.
All the attractions that you can visit in Olu Deniz are available for guided tours and excursions while some can visit themselves using public transportation or by car rentals. Listed below are the most iconic tourist destinations in Olu Deniz that you should not miss.
Dalyan Resort is also known as the Turkish Venezia because during the ancient times it was mentioned many times in mythology and legends and is closely linked to the historical background of the ancient city of Kaunos in the Greek world. If Kaunos existed today, it is where the Dalyan resort is located. The Dalyan River ends at the Iztuzu beach or the Dalyan Turtle beach. Dalyan Resort is famous for its mud baths, white-sand beach, and great sunsets and sunrises.
The Dalyan resort has a Mediterranean climate which means that the temperature there is warmer almost the entire year while its winter temperature could drop up to 12-degree Celsius while during the summertime its temperature could rise up to 29-degree Celsius while the water temperature in its beaches is warm enough to go to swimming at 24 to 29-degree Celsius.
Because of its Mediterranean climate, Dalyan has very rich vegetation, in fact, one of its best attraction there is its flora with more than a hundred species of trees, flowers and herbs grow there naturally along with a big variety of wildflowers and very fragrant herbs.