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Address: Fethiye, Turkey
Activities: Canoeing, Walking, Snorkeling

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Great for a chill out day

Situated in the middle of Fethiye's large bay is Sovalye island, once a fortress for the defence of the town it is now home to a growing number of upmarket properties. Nonetheless... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
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Reno, Nevada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We read some good things about Sovalye Island so thought it was a must-see when in Fethiye. When dropped off at the dock near the restaurant we asked the boatman (40TL each way) to come back for us 6 hours later, at sunset, assuming there would be plenty to see and do and we might even be pushing our time,... More 

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Fethiye, Turkey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Situated in the middle of Fethiye's large bay is Sovalye island, once a fortress for the defence of the town it is now home to a growing number of upmarket properties. Nonetheless the shallow clear waters on the far side of the island make it a fabulous place to swim and snorkel and picnic in the heat of the hottest... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
40 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

First visit here which was very peaceful - I imagine it could be hectic in the height of the summer. Sovalye should be fairly immune though as it is an island. About 3/4mile long with really one footpath along the length - the central section does have a small circular route. There are the remains of various (no doubt ancient)... More 

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northampton uk
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A small island with 2 hotels and a lovely restaurant where the sunsets are amazing.You can cover on foot most of the island in 45 mins and there are many artefacts to see.

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United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I visited the Island in the evening before the Sunset, we ate the Islands only restaurant, Ada. It was a beautiful evening and fabulous food!

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Luton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

absolutly fab had 2 great trips to this island an ada restaurant great 5* food an staff ambiance is out of this world take time to walk around the island so interesting

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Fethiye, Turkey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

ADA RESTAURANT EXCELLENT food relaxation located in fethiye bay just a few minutes by boat from calis.breathtaking views amazing sunsets etc once seen never forgotten.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Sovalye Island is a small Manx -shapes island in the bay of Fethiye just ten minutes by small boat from the mainland. It's an extremely tranquil place, just a few villas, a small boutique hotel and a beach restaurant. Both the hotel and restaurant are excellent. It's an ideal place for a relaxing holiday but near enough to the mainland... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
14 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This is a new venture on the island. Get a water taxi from Cali's or Fethiye. The beach is sheltered from the prevailing win and gets the sun most of the day. The restaurant serves meals all day. There are loos and the water is cordoned off for swimming. Very quiet and great for relaxing and reading a book. Plenty... More 

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Fethiye, Turkey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

My Husband and myself went over for the day, picked up by speedboat, in Çaliş, had the pick of the sunbeds, no one near us. Totally relaxing, no one bothered us. Few drinks lovely lunch, and speedboat trip back. Highly recommend.

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