Kayaköy is located within the borders of Fethiye, Muğla's district. Kayaköy, which is a neighborhood of Fethiye, is about 20 minutes away from Fethiye center and is very close to Ovacık Mahallesi. It is only 5 kilometers from Hisaronu, which is famous for its bars.
History of Kayaköy (Karymlassos-Levissi-Kayaköy)
Kayaköy became one of the authentic settlements of the Teke Peninsula on which it is located. However, it was one of the ancient cities of the Lycian Civilization and its name was "Karymlassos". Lycians had established Telmessos in Fethiye and Karymlassos where Kayaköy was. When you think about it, you immediately realize that this place has a history of thousands of years.
The history of the village It is known that it goes back to 3000 BC, but the oldest finds are from BC. It goes back to the 4th century. It is exciting to even imagine the past of the 5,000-year-old village. For Strabon Karmylassos, our geographer from Amasya, “A steep mountain is reached. Here is Karymlessos, which was inhabited in a narrow and deep creek.