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10 Most Stunning Beaches in Turkey

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Turkey exhibits a unique blend of different cultures, cuisines and architecture. With Europe on one side and Asia on the other, it is a melting pot of civilizations and a land of many wonders. Furthermore, the country is surrounded by sea on three sides, the Aegean Sea, Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.
The awe-inspiring landscape and the vast coastline make it particularly famous among tourists who are looking for some sun, sand and sea. That is why the beach cities in Turkey such as Antalya and Bodrum are always in demand. Here is a list of some of the most popular beaches in Turkey:

Iztuzu Beach

Iztuzu Beach is a long stretch of sand spread across 4.5 kilometres between the Dalyan River and the Mediterranean Sea. Iztuzu Beach is also known as Turtle Beach due to the presence of huge numbers of turtles on the beach. The beach is also home to ancient archaeological sites that give tourists a glimpse of Turkey’s rich historical heritage. The best way to explore the natural beauty of the beach is by going on a boat ride. Iztuzu Beach is one of the best places to visit in Turkey.

Oludeniz Beach

Oludeniz Beach in Turkey is also known as the Blue Lagoon Beach for its tranquil waters. Tourists love spending time at this beach, soaking in some sun and swimming in the pristine waters. Since the Oludeniz Tukey is a hotspot, it might get a little crowded in peak season; go early and you should be fine.

Icmeler Beach

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What was once a humble fishing village has been transformed into a popular tourist destination. Icmeler Beach is home to a wide variety of restaurants, bars and pubs. If you like participating in different types of water sports activities, then Iclemer Beach is the place for you. Tourists can also go look forward to enjoying some hiking on the nearby hills. All this makes Icmeler Beach one of the best beaches in Turkey.

Ovabuku Beach

Ovabuku is a small beach surrounded by lush green forests and is famous for its restaurants that serve mouth-watering delicious fish and bread. Ovabuku Beach is an ideal destination for tourists who seek some peace of mind since it is an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. This characteristic makes it one of the most appreciated beaches in Istanbul, Turkey for locals and tourists alike.

Kabak Beach

With mountainous terrain en route, the journey to the beach can be a bit difficult. However, once you reach your destination, the picturesque landscape will certainly lift up your spirits. The mesmerizing sight of the Mediterranean Sea will revitalize your senses and give you a feeling of rejuvenation. You can enjoy sipping on some pina coladas as you sit under the shade of the pine trees and admire the deep blue waters of Kabak Beach.

Cleopatra Beach

Cleopatra Beach is famous for adventure sports activities like jet skiing and sailing. At the beach, you can find plenty of restaurants, bars and cafes. The beach also has a wide variety of shops for you to do some shopping while you are there. Apart from that the beach, there’s also an amusement park for the kids and a golf course for adults. Cleopatra beach is a typical holiday beach where you will find something for everyone.

Konyaalti Beach

Konyaalti Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Antalya. The beach is spread across 7 kilometres and is located on the west side of the ancient port city. Konyaalti Beach has a wide variety of restaurants, bars and pubs. The beach is famous for its happening nightlife, making it a perfect place for partying. The beach has all the modern amenities such as restrooms, showers and changing rooms for the visitors.

Patara Beach

The longest beach in Turkey is home to the Loggerhead turtles who have been returning to the beach to lay their eggs for the last 40 million years. Patara Beach certainly provides food for thought, giving tourists a chance to observe up-close and understand the relationship between the Loggerhead Turtles and the sea. The beach is a perfect example of how seas can support the surrounding ecosystem and the creatures living in the surrounding areas.

Cirali Beach

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Cirali Beach is less commercialised which makes it an ideal retreat for nature lovers. The beach is surrounded by lush green mountains which make it an excellent choice for hikers. Cirali beach is also home to the ancient Mount Olympus. The calm and serene atmosphere of the beach will help you to unwind, kick back and relax.

Kaputas Beach

Kaputas beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Turkey. It is surrounded by lush green forests. Tourists can look forward to enjoying some snorkelling and swimming in the pristine waters of Kaputas Beach. You will find all the modern amenities available at the beach which make it an ideal place to spend time with your friends and family.

If you are planning to visit the beaches and other beautiful places in Turkey, then makes sure you check out our Turkey travel packages that have got you covered as far as the best beaches in Turkey are concerned.

July 25, 2022


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