What's the weather like in Fethiye in November
By November, the weather in Fethiye, Turkey, starts to get chilly again with the mercury dropping to an average low of 12°C at night. During the day, the temperature climbs to an average high of 18°C. Both temperatures tend to decrease by about 3 degrees in the course of the month.
The overall average temperature in November is 15°C, which makes it the fifth coldest month of the year, after January, February, December and March (in that order). The temperature of the Mediterranean Sea averages 21°C this time of yeartill pretty warm, but only suitable for hardy swimmers.
You can still experience the beaches, though, by having a picnic on the beach, watching a beautiful sunset from the beach, or even going fishing off the marina. The weather in November is pretty mild by all accounts and is perfect for exploring the beauty that Fethiye has to offer.
November offers 9 hours of daily sunshine, one hour fewer than in October. However, when taking into consideration that the days in November are between 9.50 and 10.38 hours long, it can be concluded that they are still quite sunny. Cloud cover increases significantly, though. In the course of the month, it rises from 52% to 71%.
The sky in November is generally partly cloudy.
The resort receives a decent amount of precipitation this month. The total amount of rainfall is 118mm and there is an average of 9 days of rainfall. In terms of total precipitation, November is the second wettest month of the entire year. December is the wettest and January is a close third. The probability that rainfall occurs increases gradually throughout the month. November 1 is the driest day with a 27% chance that it will rain; November 30 is the wettest day with a 40% chance of precipitation.
There is really only one main type of rainfall: thunderstorms. They are observed on 63% of the days with rainfall. Light rain and moderate rain may occur as well, but are much less likely. They happen respectively on 27% and 10% of those rainy days.
Fethiye Hotels for November
Villa Daffodil Hotel
The Villa Daffodil Hotel is a small well-rated boutique hotel located about 300 metres from the Fethiye Marina. The resort's centre and popular Aksazlar Beach lie approximately one kilometre away. The hotel is set within a garden and pine forest with beautiful flowers and fragrant fruit trees. Accommodation is available as suites, sea-view rooms, garden-view rooms and standard rooms. They are all equipped with double or twin beds, an en-suite bathroom, internet access, satellite TV and a bay window, balcony or terrace. Facilities on the premises include a swimming pool with sun terrace, a sauna, a bar and a restaurant offering splendid views over the bay.
Ece Saray Marina & Resort Hotel
A colonial-style spa hotel situated in the Fethiye marina, the Ece Saray Marina & Resort Hotel offers comfortable rooms and plenty of facilities to make your stay as convenient as possible. Facilities include a children's pool, a swimming pool, a hot tub, a gym, a spa and beauty centre, a lounge bar and a restaurant that serves Mediterranean and international food. The 48 rooms include 14 luxury suites and are equipped with an en-suite bathroom, internet access, a mini-bar, air-conditioning and a king-size bed. The suites also have a whirlpool bath with hydro-massage.
Alesta Yacht Hotel
The four-star Alesta Yacht Hotel is a nice and small complex that would be a good option if you're travelling with a family. The hotel is situated right next to the Marina, in an area that's home to plenty of shops, bars, restaurants and the like. The centre of Fethiye lies a 10-minute drive away and offers even more choices. The beach is only a short walk away. Amenities in this recommended hotel are plentiful and include a bar and restaurant; a spa with hot tubs, saunas, massage rooms and so on; a swimming pool and conference rooms. The bedrooms have all modern facilities, such as bathrooms, a mini-bar, a TV, air-conditioning and a terrace or balcony.
Bars and Restaurants
If you're wanting a meal with a view, look no further than the Sundial Restaurant. Located on the hillside grounds of the Sundial hotel, the restaurant offers beautiful panoramic views of the sea and Fethiye bay. Enjoy a few cocktails or a full meal at the restaurant without worrying about transport back to your hotel. If you get too cozy, there are cottages to book onsite or take the complementary shuttle that goes to several surrounding resorts.
Whose mouth doesn't water when they think of Turkish kebabs? There's nothing quite like a mound of delicious, perfectly spiced meat after a long hours of sightseeing or beach-going. Kebap Time is the perfect place to satisfy your midday hunger or evening snack cravings. They're not afraid of getting things hot and spicy either, where chillis are plentiful in the kitchen. No matter how you like your kebab, Kebap Time is a noteworthy stop.
King Garden Restaurant
Arguably one of the greatest eating venues in Fethiye, the Kings Garden Restaurant sits right beneath the spectacular Lycian Rock Tombs and overlooks the town and the sea and islands beyond. The indoor and outdoor seating areas make that this is a popular place all-year round. While the views are incredible, the food is great as well. The menu focuses on traditional cuisine, such as Ottoman and Turkish dishes. If you reserve a table in advance, the restaurant will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel.
Things to do in Fethiye in November
One of the most popular things to do in Fethiye during the month of November is to go walking or hiking. Fethiye is surrounded by beautiful woods that are perfect for exploring. In fact, both the Fethiye Hash and the nearby Olu Deniz Hash organize walks on Sundays if you want to take a walk in a group.
If you prefer to go on your own, there are many trails through Fethiye's woods and hills that will allow you to explore by yourself. After you have explored Fethiye you will likely be hungry. Luckily, Fethiye offers great lunch and dinner options for you to enjoy.
In addition to taking a walk or a hike, one great way to spend your time in Fethiye is by taking a boat tour around the Lycian coast. This renowned "Blue Cruise" travels all the way to Olympos and provides a beautiful and comfortable way to see the sights.
In the old town of Fethiye, you can simply spend a day strolling around the Pastapur area. This historic heart of the resort is still dotted with cozy restaurants, colourful shops, lively bars and filled with atmospheric streets.
Ruins of Tlos Ancient City
The biggest and most renowned landmark in Fethiye is the Tlos ruins. Anyone visiting Turkey should see these amazing left overs of the ancient city. The ruins of Tlos Ancient City are located high up on a hill, overlooking Xanthos Valley (one of the oldest and largest settlements of Lycia). The stunning views of the valley from the hill are just an added bonus! The ancient city was inhabited by Romans, Byzantines and Ottoman Turks. History lovers will find the Lycain city interesting and it was amazingly inhabited until the 19th century. See the tombs that date back to the 3rd century and get some awesome photos in this area of Fethiye.
On a rainy November afternoon, you have the wonderful option to visit Fethiye Museum, a great history museum right off the main street in the centre of the town. Exhibits feature artifacts from various historical periods, from Lycian, Hellenistic and Roman to Byzantine times. The museum is open to the public every day, except on Mondays.