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Butterfly Valley is one of the most attractive places in the surroundings of Fethiye and Oludeniz and in 1995 was declared a nature reserve and is an area of preserved countryside. Butterfly Valley in Oludeniz, Fethiye (Kelebekler Vadisi in Turkish) is one of the most magical and beautiful bays of Turkey and is located on the western coast of the Gulf of Belceiz close to Oludeniz which can only be reached by boat.
Its romantic name came from the extraordinarily beautiful tiger butterfly of the Arctiidae family which can be can be seen in abundance in early June. Colonies of these fascinating moths then live in the protected valley until late October. Almost all species of butterflies that live on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea can be found in the Butterfly Valley in Fethiye Turkey.
In order to fully enjoy the beauty of these butterflies and take some memorable pictures of the beautiful nature reserve you need to go to one of the waterfalls in Butterfly Valley. The numerous trails lead from coast to waterfalls meandering among the impeccably beautiful scenery. By selecting one of them you can get to the second waterfall among the fragrant aromas of herbs and flowers. All along the way you will see a lot of bright butterflies that float in the air with the appearance of a living cloud.
After visiting the valley you can swim in the waters of its beautiful bay with a sandy beach. The water in the bay is very clean and has a wonderful turquoise color. There is a small cafe and a shop on the beach where travelers can buy souvenirs and gifts.
Boat trips to Butterfly Valley Turkey go from from Fethiye and Oludeniz beach.
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