Discover Mugla and crystal clear coves
Declared as a natural protection area in 1995, Butterfly Valley is one of the most beautiful places in Fethiye, Mugla. Only accessible by boat, this stunning valley is a truly special natural beauty and also home to many species of butterflies.
Butterfly Valley is one of the most striking places in the environs of Fethiye with its unique view and peaceful atmosphere. This rocky and pine covered valley is home to roughly 100 species of butterflies, creating a protected oasis where time seems to stand still. Olive, pomegranate, lemon, orange, grape, walnut, peach, apricot, oleander and laurel trees grow in the valley.
Surrounded by the hills of 350 m high, Butterfly Valley is at the sea level. The deep and steep structure covers 10 hectares. With its cyristal clear sea, sparkling pebble beach, small waterfall and decorative flowers, the valley is a paradise on earth and meeting point for travelers. A magnificent nature, azure sea between the rocks, wonderful greenery and endless silence that will never leave you. You can swim here. The water is extremely clean and calm.
There is a camp facility in the valley. You can stay in tents or choose bungalow houses. Tents are quite small. If you want to stay in a large tent, you can take your own tent with you.
Taking its name from the butterflies decorating the area between July and September, the valley is just like an open air butterfly museum.
To see the butterflies you have to undertake a difficult climb. It is not very easy to climb to the summit of the valley, therefore if you are not experienced climber, please be careful. At the end of the climb you will ses thousands of butterflies covering the rocks, the trees, the leaves and everything else. The view is especially fascinating in spring and summer. Starting with the end of winter, butterfly watching is possible in the valley for 9-10 months.
Located on the south of Fethiye district in Mugla province, Butterfly Valley is a very beautiful place. The boat trip takes 30 minutes from Oludeniz to the Butterfly Valley. At the end of the journey, a calm beach will welcome you.
If you want to spend night here you can sleep in a sleeping bag on the beach. The only construction on the beach is a wooden restaurant built to supply the needs of the guests.
The basic highlights of the Butterfly Valley;