Oludeniz is a very developed tourist region. Its beaches are pulling travelers from around the world and outdoor sports, such as safari, mountaineering, hiking, rafting, paragliding, and all kinds of water sports can be performed in the region. The Lycians described it as the land of light and sun, while it has been known as the "Far Land" in the Middle Ages. Even on the stormiest days, it keeps calm and quiet. In 2006, it was chosen as the "most beautiful beach in the world" with 82% of the votes because of its unique atmosphere.