What's the weather like in Fethiye in September
The average day temperature is still 25°C, which makes September the third warmest month of the year, together with June. In the afternoons, the mercury keeps on climbing to an average high of 30°C, while in the evenings, it drops to a pleasant average low of 20°C. Both averages tend to decrease in the course of the month, though. The average high decreases from 31°C to 28°C and the average low from 21°C to 17°C.
The average sea temperature is a warm 25°C. This is the third warmest average monthly sea temperature in the year, making it perfect for going for a swim, doing some scuba diving, and if you are feeling adventurous, some paragliding.
There is barely any rain in September with only 3mm of precipitation on average. September also averages the least days of rainfall with only 2 rain-filled days. September is the ultimate month in the drier half of the year, the driest month of them all, before the weather becomes wetter again in October.
The probability that it will rain increases gradually throughout the month, from 7% in the beginning to 16% toward the end. As usual in Fethiye, the most common type of rainfall is thunderstorms, which occur on 68% of the days with rainfall. Light rain may happen as well, but only on 28% of the rainy days.
Although the days are starting to get shorter in this beautiful month, there are still 11 hours of daily sunshine to enjoy. September is the fifth sunniest month of the year, after the four previous ones and together with April.
As rainfall increases a little in the course of the month, so does cloud cover. From the start to the end of September, the skies tend to get cloudierrom 17% to 31%.
Another thing that decreases is the length of the days. September 1 is the longest day with 12.56 daylight hours; September 30 is the shortest day with 11.50 hours of daylight. This implies that each day in September is 2.2 minutes shorter than the previous one.
Fethiye Hotels for September
Yacht Boutique Hotel
Located only five minutes from downtown Fethiye and ten minutes from the ruins of Thelmessos, the Yacht Boutique Hotel is blessed with one of the best locations in the resort. The hotel offers accommodation in 34 different rooms0 standard rooms and 4 suites. All of them are equipped with air-conditioning, a bathroom, Wi-Fi, a balcony and a mini-bar. Additional facilities on the premises are a concierge service, conference rooms, a snack bar and a restaurant and a 24-hour reception. Guests are also allowed to take use of the spa and Turkish bath facilities at their sister hotel, Yacht Classic.
Club & Hotel Letoonia
Club & Hotel Letoonia is a private paradise in Fethiye, a place that features an overwhelming number of facilities and amenities. If you're looking for an all-inclusive holiday, this is the place you should consider. The hotel is located on a green peninsula that juts out into and overlooks the Southern Aegean Seat has been a First Class Holiday Village since 1989 and is one of the greatest resorts in the entire Mediterranean. Its facilities are seemingly endless and include, but are by no means limited to, three swimming pools, two children's swimming pools, water slides leading into the sea, private beaches, five restaurants serving every type of cuisine, an amphitheatre for daily entertainment, six tennis courts, numerous sports facilities, a spa, a shopping mall, a private marina and no less than ten bars.
Yonca Lodge Hotel
With a location right next to the beach, bordered by a river and within a peaceful and relaxing garden, Yonca Lodge Hotel is an excellent place to wind down and enjoy the October weather. This is a hotel that focuses on healthy living, uses organic produce and buys its fish straight from the local fishermen. You can enjoy breakfast as well as dinner at the beachefinitely a big plus! On the other side of the beach, you can visit a lively bar. On the hotel's premises, it's all about relaxing, listening to the sounds of birds in the sea and in the river, enjoying amazing food and enjoying the beautiful autumn colours.
Fethiye Beaches in September
Very close to Fethiye center, Aksazlar Beach is a local beach that is not overcrowded with tourists. The beach is backed by a lawn with shady trees and a forest, a nice place for relaxation where you can lay in hammocks or enjoy the sunbeds. A nearby restaurant provides decently priced food and beverages and if you like camping, tents are available to rent.
Bars and Restaurants
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.
Mozaik Bahce is one of the most popular restaurants in the area and specializes in dishes from Hatay, the southeastern region of Turkey. These dishes, influenced by Ottoman, Arabic, Armenian, and French cuisine are sure to leave your taste buds with a unique and unforgettable experience. Reviewed as having excellent service, food and atmosphere, Mozaik Bahce is a must for a friendly, authentic Turkish experience.
Things to do in Fethiye in September
One really exciting thing to do during your visit to Fethiye is to explore the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. One of the best ways to do this is to take a day trip on a boat, leaving from Calis Beach. It is best to book in advance, but reservations are not necessary.
In addition to these trips, you will also find boats that offer water slides and music.
One of the most popular trips is a quick 20-minute water taxi ride from Fethiye, called the Calis Boat Cooperative. These taxi-like boats are relatively inexpensive and provide lots of riding room.
In addition, boat trips offer a great way to see different parts of the area, as well as an opportunity to engage in different activities. For example, many of these boats pull over to allow passengers to go for a swim and most of the boat trips also include lunch.
Hike to Lycian Way
Active travellers may want to strap on their hiking boots and hike (a section of) the spectacular Lycian Way. This 500-kilometre hiking trail runs along the Lycian coast, between Fethiye and Antalya. It's a truly magnificent long-distance hike, one that you will remember for the rest of your life.