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Oludeniz Blue Lagoon; Turtles, Hotel, Entrance fee

Oludeniz Blue Lagoon

Thinking of visiting the Oludeniz Blue Lagoon and swimming with turtles, or staying at the hotel? In this guide is everything you need to know about one of the top things to do in Oludeniz.

Whether you’re staying in Fethiye or Oludeniz, you need to visit this Lagoon, it’s without a doubt one of the most stunning locations in Turkey – I can guarantee that!

How to get to the Blue Lagoon?

The Blue Lagoon is easy to get to in Ölüdeniz. And it’s near Fethiye so you can get a taxi, rent a scooter, or get a rented a car.

From Fethiye to Blue Lagoon it takes about 20-30 minutes. If you’re on a budget, then you can take the dolmuş (minibus) from Fethiye to Ölüdeniz. You will just to pay a small fee of five Turkish liras.

What is the entrance fee?

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We paid $0 to entre, and everyone else got in free. However, we heard sometimes it’s 7TL to enter. But as far as I could see, the entrance fee is free.

Swimming with Blue Lagon Turtles

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Swimming with turtles at the blue lagoon. Okay, I’m going to be completely honest, I didn’t see a single turtle, and it’s possible you may not either. However, turtles enter the lagoon. Don’t worry if you don’t swim with turtles, there’s plenty of fish to snorkel with!

That reminds me.

Make sure you take your snorkelling kit, or at least some swimming goggles! I bought some at the Blue Lagoon restaurant and swam across to where the Oludeniz boat tours were docked need the rocky coastline about 100 metres out from the main lagoon beach.

Here’s the thing.

With the number of people that swim in the lagoon, you may not get the best opportunity to see turtles, but it’s worth a try, right? Check out Help Beach for a great place snorkelling!

Are there Weddings at the Blue Lagoon?

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The Blue Lagoon in Oludeniz is what seems a popular option, and it’s no wonder why with the beautiful backdrop and blue tranquil waters!

Flights from the UK to Dalaman average just 4 hours, it’s a great place to holiday for families, with lots to do for people of all ages. Which is why so many people choose to do the Blue Lagoon wedding package

The Blue Lagoons scenic shores are in “Ölüdeniz” which means “Dead Sea”. It is called this because of its calm blue waters. Situated on the Turquoise Coast of South Western Turkey, it is a famous symbol of not just Ölüdeniz, but all of Turkey.

With its crystal clear waters, views of the surrounding mountains and the added bonus of amazing sunsets, The Blue Lagoon is a perfect destination for your wedding abroad.

Staying at the Blue Lagoon Hotel Oludeniz


This is a great hotel and just 350 yards from Oludeniz Beach!

The hotel features country-style luxury rooms that come with your very own private balcony. 

What about a restaurant?

There’s a romantic indoor restaurant with a terrace perfect for those summer nights sipping on a cocktail.

You will be pleased to know, you can do laps in the large swimming pool 🙂

From the rooftop terrace, guests can overlook the pool area with its palm trees and pool bar. Indoors, the Blue Lagoon Deluxe restaurant serves buffets and international à la carte dishes.

With a satellite LCD TV, all soft-coloured rooms at Blue Lagoon come with a minibar and private bathroom. The rooms have tiled floors and a mosquito net for a quiet sleep.

Karaoke nights are organised on a regular basis by the 24-hour reception staff. For kids, there is a children’s pool, a playground and a fun room with table tennis and billiards.

This Oleduniz Blue Lagoon hotel is situated 7.5 miles from the centre of Fethiye with its many restaurants and bars. Dalaman Airport is 37.3 miles away.

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