Olu Deniz is backed by the dramatic Babadag Mountains and is home to one of the best beaches in Turkey and is just beside the beautiful Blue Lagoon. The resort is located close to the popular resorts of Marmaris and Fethiye in the Dalaman region of Turkey. Ideal for lounging on Belcekiz Beach or taking part in exhilarating water sports, Olu Deniz offers the perfect beach holiday in a perfect location. In 2011 the beach won an award for Europe's Leading Beach Destination and was also nominated for a World's Leading Beach Destination award. Apart from the beautiful beaches, Olu Deniz is home to one of the world's best paragliding areas and some fascinating ancient sites. The beautiful turquoise lagoon is a protected National Park, ideal for relaxing in the sun and swimming in the warm shallow waters.