The Turkish town of Ovacik is located right next to Hisaronu and provides a peaceful contrast to its much livelier neighbour. Within a short distance of Dalaman airport, Ovacik is ideal for those who want an idyllic Turkish holiday without a lengthy transfer. Package holiday deals are readily available and appeal to families or couples who are looking for modern accommodation in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
With a backdrop of mountains covered in pine trees and spectacular views of nearby Oludeniz beach, Ovacik has one of the most stunning settings of any Turkish resort. Holidays in Ovacik suit those who want low-key nightlife and a relaxing break in a friendly resort. Package holidays in Ovacik can be very affordable and are popular among families looking for a budget break. If you’re looking to splash out, however, there are some wonderful 4-star hotels in the area, many of which offer incredible views over Oludeniz. Evenings in Ovacik tend to be spent at one of the small bars or enjoying the seasonal entertainment laid on by the larger hotels.
The famous Lycian Way hiking trail starts near Ovacik and the resort is popular with walkers in spring and early autumn. The trail is over 300 miles in length and runs along the stunning Lycian coastline to Alanya. Although walking the entire trail requires careful planning and considerable commitment, it’s entirely possible to walk short stretches.
The nearby town of Fethiye is a great place to head for a day out, especially on Tuesdays when the huge market is in town. Selling everything from fresh produce and souvenirs to luxurious leather handbags and gold jewellery, the market is a wonderful way to soak up the Turkish atmosphere. When you’re all shopped out, Fethiye harbour has some great and very reasonably priced restaurants serving a mixture of local and international dishes.