Fethiye guides: Places to visit & things to do in Fethiye – Calis Beach.
Calis or the Calis Beach is one of the most popular areas of Fethiye with its 4 km long beach. It is 45 km away from Dalaman airport, 7 km from Fethiye center and 25 km from Oludeniz beach.
Calis has its own atmosphere. The beach is full of nice cafes, bars, restaurants and hotels. There is a small shopping street before the beach with shops, bars and restaurants on both side of the street.
The Calis beach is known as the best place to watch the sunset. The view from beach is fascinating during sunset over islands. The average temperature in July and August is 32 degrees. During winters weather gets cooler but not so cold with an average temperature of 10-15 degrees.
Beside regular minibuses which goes to Fethiye center, there are Water Taxis which is a small boat going to Fethiye center. There is a small natural park full of different birds called “Bird Heaven / Kus Cenneti“. And the most important and significant action in Calis beach is the giant, friendly turtles, Carretta Carretta turtles. Calis beach is one of their nesting beach. Every year they come to Calis beach and lay their eggs into the sandy beach. In the right date you may have chance to see the cabs or the parents on the beach.
Calis is also known with the wind surfing. Area has a nice breeze which keeps you cool in hot summer days and nights. That breeze also makes the area one of the popular windsurfing and kiting place. There is a school for windsurfing and kiting to make your holiday more colorful.
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