Top things to do

Top Choice Historic Site in Antalya


Antalya's historic district is a sight in itself and you could happily spend an hour or so strolling the narrow lanes here while admiring the mix of finely restored and creakily dilapidated Ottoman-era architecture.
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Dalyan


Founded in the 9th century BC, Kaunos (or Caunus) was an important Carian city by 400 BC. On the border with Lycia, its culture reflected aspects of both empires.On the left as you enter, the theatre is well preserv…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Kayaköy

İzela Restaurant

This lovely restaurant is located in the lush grounds of Günay's Garden, with its poolside bar for aperitifs. It specialises in Mediterranean cuisine, with more than a tip of the hat to modern Turkish, and serves ge…
Top Choice Turkish in Kaş

Hünkâr Ocakbaşı

For a quick but quality lunch, local foodies recommend this clean and friendly eatery serving everything from light lunches (the bijou ₺2 lahmacun might be the smallest pizza you ever see) to kebaps, mixed grills an…
Top Choice Turkish in Çıralı

Yöruk Restaurant

Just after the bridge into Çıralı, the village's best restaurant feels like a Yöruk nomad camp with its central fire and tented section. Behind a counter heaving with mezes and seafood, the open kitchen turns out el…
Top Choice Turkish in Kalkan


With its pink theme and wood burner, this casually elegant eatery offers sea views, good service and dishes from champagne and scampi risotto to the recommended house moussaka, cooked saç kavurma (stir-fried) style …
Top Choice Seafood in Fethiye


This stylish little eatery with blue and red chairs at white tables allows you to experience the buzz of the Fish Market without purchasing from the fishmongers. The delightful mezes and mains include calamari, octo…
Top Choice Seafood in Dalyan


Dalyan's long-established (since 1987) fish restaurant, Kordon has a riverside garden with a commanding position near where the excursion boats moor. Ichthyophobes can choose from a large selection of steaks and gri…
Top Choice Turkish in Fethiye

Paşa Kebab

Nearly always bustling, and with a menu that's something of a novella, Paşa does a fine line in Turkish staples. If you're hungry, try the Paşa Special, a gigantic and delicious kebap concoction of beef, tomato, bul…
Top Choice Seafood in Fethiye

Fish Market

This circle of fishmongers ringed by restaurants is Fethiye's most atmospheric eating experience: buy fresh fish (per kilo ₺10 to ₺35) and calamari (₺45), take it to a restaurant to have them cook it, and watch the …