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Olu Deniz – Blue Lagoon

One in all my favorite locations on my solo tour was Olu Deniz. Situated on the south western coast of Turkey, it’s a widespread vacation vacation spot for a lot of Brits. Flights to Dalaman Airport are frequent throughout the summer time months and the switch time is roughly simply an hour.

Now, I’m not going to provide the spiel that Olu Deniz is the proper introduction to Turkey, as a result of it’s not.

It’s removed from being a typical Turkish city. It’s constructed round tourism and geared as much as serve the wants of demanding vacation makers.

Those that are in search of a vacation stuffed with Turkish tradition and traditions should discover additional afield nonetheless, Olu Deniz can’t merely be written off identical to that.

You must look additional than the eating places promoting English breakfasts and the outlets who’ve stolen the names of properly-identified western manufacturers. Not like different resorts similar to Altinkum, these disappointing points are usually not the primary focus of the resort.

The principle focus of Olu Deniz is its wonderful pure magnificence. The well-known blue lagoon, an extended sandy seaside, magnificent inexperienced mountains backing the resort and simply across the shoreline is Butterfly valley.

Boat Trips in Olu Deniz

The Blue Lagoon and Seashores of Olu Deniz

The semi-circle stretch of seashore often called the Blue lagoon has appeared in quite a few journey publications all around the world. It’s what Olu Deniz is understood for. I’ve to confess that after I arrived there, I used to be disillusioned because the sharp blue waters which have appeared in quite a few pictures now seem to have been photograph edited.

Blue Lagoon Olu Deniz

The water of the Blue Lagoon was muddy in some components whereas a pale inexperienced in others. This nonetheless doesn’t distract from the truth that it’s a nice space to spend the day in. I give a phrase of warning in that it could actually get crowded. I visited on the finish of season and was very stunned to seek out no house in some areas.  Attributable to the truth that the blue lagoon was crowded, I discovered myself additional on the seashore, which was simply as excellent.

Olu Deniz Mountains

A Go to to Butterfly Valley

I’ve already written extensively about my go to to Butterfly valley right here and can’t stress strongly sufficient, that if you’re in Olu Deniz to go to it. You don’t want to leap on the day by day tour boats, as an alternative catch the native water taxi. Butterfly Valley is sort of merely, one other world when it comes to being rustic, pure and much from the traits of mass tourism.

Butterfly Valley


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