On a Turkish gulet cruise holiday, a visit to Ölüdeniz is a definite must do. As your gulet turns to moor close to the Blue Lagoon, take a look up into the azure sky and you will see many paragliders, who have travelled up Babadağ (Father Mountain) for the ultimate adrenelin rush of taking off from 6,500 feet, to gently drift down to land. So if you feel brave enough……… or you might prefer to stay closer to land and swim in the famous sheltered and protected lagoon which is one of Turkey’s most photographed beauty spots. Set in a National Park, with pine covered hills surrounding it, this is truly a signature image of coastal Turkey.
If you feel like venturing a bit further, you could visit the so called ‘Ghost Village’, Kayaköy, an atmospheric Greek town abandoned after the exchange of population between Turkey and Greece in 1923. Fascinating to walk around but wear sensible shoes as the alleyways are just as they were left all those years ago, no tarmac here!
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