7 TOP BEACHES IN TURKEY FOR YOUR SUMMER VACATION
Kabak Beach, Fd
Located about 25 km south of Ölüdeniz, Kabak Is a pocket of white sand and pebbles with crystal turquoise waters and nothing else to disturb the sense of peace. Surrounded on three sides be luxuriant pine forest, the pristine half-moon bay is mainly frequented by ackpackers and hikers following the Lycian Way. The beach is a 30-minute walk from the village with the same name, down a steep path, but its picturesque setting and laidback atmosphere make the effort worthwhile.
Blue Lagoon, Ölüdeniz
It is an island with crystal-clear turquoise waters and there is nothing that can distract you from enjoying the sense of peace and calm that you find on this beach. The pristine crescent-shaped bay is frequented mainly by hikers and hikers who follow the Via Licia. The beach is a 30-minute walk from the village, but its picturesque setting and relaxed atmosphere make the effort worthwhile.
Cleopatra’s Beach, Alanya
The Cleopatra beach with blue flag in Alanya is one of the best in Turkey. Along the 2.5 km of fine white sand you will find numerous shops, cafes, restaurants and its shallow and translucent Mediterranean waters are ideal for swimming, water sports and for family swims very safe and beautiful for the most little ones .
Patara Beach, Gelemiş
Stretching along the Turkish coast – one of the most beautiful coasts, near the ancient Lycian city of Patara, this beautiful 18 km long beach is a paradise for nature lovers. Part of a national park, the area is rich in birdlife and serves as fertile ground for endangered turtles so it is possible to spot some of them occasionally. Patara is also one of the most picturesque and unspoiled beaches in the Mediterranean.
İztuzu Beach, Dalyan
Another important turtle nesting habitat, İztuzu Beach boasts soft golden sands, shallow translucent waters, and a handful of kiosks serving Turkish tea and pancakes (gözleme). Washed by the Dalyan river delta on one side and the Mediterranean Sea on the other, this is one of Turkey’s greatest eco-beaches – an idyllic place to swim and just relax in the sun, away from the madding tourist crowds. The lack of development only adds to the area’s untainted natural charm and peaceful atmosphere.
Konyaaltı Beach, Antalya
One of Antalya’s main beaches, Konyaaltı has all the ingredients for a perfect day of sun and relaxation. It stretches between the limestone cliffs of the city and the imposing mountains of Beydağları, this stretch of fine pebbles in aquatic fun, beautiful landscapes and world-class facilities. The adjacent promenade offers an airy and delightful evening walk.
Cirali Beach, Kemer
About an hour’s drive from Antalya, Cirali is a beach gem, bathed in sparkling crystal clear waters and surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery. With the ruins of Olympos (Tahtalı Dağı) at one end and the eternal flames of Chimaera towering above, this idyllic pebble beach along the turquoise coast should delight lovers of nature and history, not to mention the sun lovers who wish to relax in a beautiful and unspoiled environment.