About the Region

Fethiye : The nearest major town & port to Montebello Hotel, is 15 minutes away by taxi or dolmus. It is one of the Turkish resorts enjoying a naturally beautiful location surrounded by mountains with a typically Mediterranean feel.

As you approach Fethiye, the ancient city of Telmessos, on a boat at sunset you will notice how picturesque the place is. Watch out for the tomb of King Amyntas and the antique theatre, remains of the Lycian civilization. The Fethiye Bay is the ideal and very popular spot for yachting holidays in and around the 12 Islands.

The town offers many restaurants, bars and evening entertainment. Paspatur, the old town, is well worth a visit with its nice little shops and narrow streets for pedestrians only. Taking a walk along the sea side promenade and enjoying the sight of wooden gullets and fishing boats whilst having a drink is always a nice memory to take back home.

Oludeniz : Only 10 minutes away by our hotel's daily free shuttle bus, stands a stunningly beautiful Oludeniz Lagoonoffering crystal clear turquoise waters and a long sand-and-pebble beach, Belcekiz Beach. There are small shops, restaurants, bars and cafes alongside the beach.
Water & fun sports such as parasailing and microlight flights are on offer for those who like to be more active.

Paragliders who have started at the heights of 2000 meters high Mount Babadag usually end their trip at Ölüdeniz, creating an attractive sight like a parade of colourful butterflies as they land. Daily boat tours to Gemiler Island and the interesting Butterfly Valley start from the Belcekiz Beach.

Hisaronu : Lively and busy day and night, Hisaronu is a the nearest village and can be reached by foot ( 15 minutes ) and by taxi ( 5 min. ) from Montebello Hotel. Gift shops, ATM machines (24 hr.), markets, pharmacy and travel agencies stay open until very late.

The place turns into the major entertainment centre of the area with the sound of music and crowds, coming from bars and specialty restaurants on the main street. And the night life goes on in Hisaronu until sunrise.

Kayakoy / Ghost Town: Once a Greek village, Kaya ( or Kayakoy ) today consists of a valley with some carefully restored Greek stone houses, natural pathways, typical teahouses, restaurants and lots of nature. The unique atmosphere here catches the visitor instantly especially with the sight of the former Greek town Levissi leaning and rising alongside a hill. A stroll before the sunset inside the tiny streets of Levissi and around the once existing houses, churches and village shops takes one back in time and is a wonderful experience.

12 Islands : Along the south-western coast of Turkey lie 12 Islands hidden in the scenic Fethiye Bay. Mediterranean pine forests and great Taurus Mountains reach down and touch the turquoise of the crystal clear blue waters in hundreds of secluded coves. For our guests to enjoy the scenery and appreciate nature at its best, we offer and recommend our hotel's traditional and popular Montebello Boat Trip since 1996, a great day out to discover the 12 Islands.

Lycian Way : The recently popular trekking route of almost 500 km. along the south-western coast of Turkey, between Fethiye and Antalya. At one end of this route lies the official sign board of the Lycian Way's starting point, only a few steps to our hotel, Montebello Hotel.For more information on the Lycian Way: www.lycianway.com