Have you looked across the bay from Karagözler and wondered what the strip of white is that has appeared this season? From a distance, it may look like a beach absolutely packed with sunbeds!

Look more closely and you will see it is actually a white beach

Aksazlar Bay – Leb-i-Derya restaurant

Aksazlar Bay is now in its second year of new management and has undergone many changes and improvements.

Set in a secluded location with beautiful views and surrounded by woodland, Aksazlar Bay is an ideal place for a relaxing day out.

Set in a secluded location with beautiful views and surrounded by woodland

With its beach area (including an accessible area for wheelchair users), shady areas, beach bar, vitamin bar and restaurant that serves snacks as well as la carte meals, there’s something for everyone.

The beach

The first thing that strikes you is the white sand contrasting perfectly with the turquoise of the sea, sunbeds and umbrellas. The sand is made from quartz and contains minerals that absorb negative energy. It also stays cool to the touch up to 25 degrees celsius.

The white sand contrasts perfectly with the turquoise sea, sunbeds and umbrellas
The sand stays cool up to 25 degrees celsius so no ‘hot sand dancing’ – well for most of the time anyway!
A sunbed with a view

A very special beach

Sometimes it’s very difficult, if not impossible, for wheelchair users to enjoy a swim in the sea. At Aksazlar beach that has now become a possibility.

The Accessible beach was fitted by Muğla Metropolitan Mınicipality and is the only one in the Fethiye area.

Aksazlar – the accessible beach

The beach has a trolley and a ramp to enable wheelchair users* to enjoy a swim in the cooling waters.

The arms swivel to allow the wheelchair user to lift themselves onto the trolley which is then pushed down the ramp into the sea.

The facilities also include a changing room, shower room and toilet for people with disabilities.

Disabled changing room and shower with a shady area for wheelchair users to sit

*Wheelchair users must be accompanied to use the ramp


There are plans for a specific beach area to enable people to bring their pets.

Shady areas

If you’re not a sun lover there are plenty of shady areas where you can relax and you’re never too far away from your family or friends who may want a spell in the sun.

There are gazebos dotted around – ideal for families
Here’s a family enjoying the shade of a gazebo and chairs in the sun
Tables and chairs under the shade of the trees – and the tables have a removable section şn the mşddle that can be filled with ice to keep your drinnks cool – how cool is that?
A seating area for everyone

Food and drink – take your pick

The vitamin bar serves juices and smoothies – right next to the beach.

The beach bar with its stunning view of Mendos mountain

Enjoy a snack or a meal.

Leb-i-Derya restaurant

A welcome to Aksazlar Bay – Leb-i-Derya from Dilek. The staff are friendly and helpful and will serve you with everything you need.

Leb-i-Derya means ”place that is right on the sea, a fitting name for this beautifully located restaurant.

Place that is right by the sea

You can sit inside in the cool and still enjoy the view across to Fethiye

Or you can dine on the outer terrace.

Enjoy lunch on the upstairs terrace

Eat your lunch on the upstairs terrace

The menus have a good selection of drinks, snacks and meals at reasonable prices.

Turkish breakfast

You can even have a table right on the beach.

Enjoy an evening visit

In the evening, when the sun has set and dusk falls, you can enjoy a meal at Leb-i-Derya,  a place that could be in a fairytale.

Further information

Aksazlar Bay also includes a picnic area and campsite (tent hire available)

There is a regular dolmuş service that runs from Taşyaka to Karagözler. Just ask the driver for Aksazlar.

Car parking is available – charges apply. Parking charge is refunded with a minimum spend.

Entry is free* however, charges apply for sun beds umbrellas, and gazebos. Gazebos must be reserved in advance. *Excludes picnic area

No food or drinks allowed

Showers are available

There is a concert area where various activities take place.

Special parties and weddings catered for – unique, butik weddings are a speciality

Caters for private bands, yoga or Tai-Chi classes or dance lessons

Foam parties on Saturday or Sunday

Afternoon sundown music from 7pm – 9pm – three time a week.

For further information please contact Dilek Gürsoy on 00 90 (532) 155 38 88 (English speaking)

Click here to find us on Facebook where you will find further details of activities.

Dilek and the team look forward to seeing you soon.













    • Hello Alan

      There is a regular dolmuş service that runs from Taşyaka to Karagözler. Just ask the driver for Aksazlar.

      Kind regards

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