Turkey is called the country of the four seas: Black, Aegean, Marmara and Mediterranean. In addition to its aromatic gastronomy and rich culture, it is famous for its wonderful beaches, which are presented below.
The values of this country were already appreciated by Cleopatra herself in the past, who supposedly secretly met Mark Antony on the soft warm sand, where she bathed in blue water. In fact, one of the most famous beaches of the Turkish Riviera in the seaside resort of Alanya is named after her.
Being close by, Keykubat beach, half sand, half pebble with a gentle slope down to the sea, is worth a visit. Here you can find water equipment rentals and numerous cafes.
The wonderful beaches of Belek
Clean sand, blue water, an ideal place for a family with small children? Choosing a hotel in Belek will be the right solution, due to the gentle slope, the aromatic smell of eucalyptus and coniferous forests. Some call it paradise on earth. It is worth mentioning that Belek is one of the most exclusive resorts on the Turkish Riviera. The beach is surrounded by numerous hotels, restaurants, bars and even a market where you can buy clothes and vacation souvenirs.
One of the most popular tourist cities, stretching along the Mediterranean coast. Antalya has hundreds of hotels right on the water. Here you will find many tempting beaches with beautiful shores and warm waters. It is worth seeing the beaches of Adalar, Beach Park, Konyaalti, located near the Taurus Mountains.
However, Lara is a beach that has received the international Blue Flag award. Located near the city center, vibrant with nightlife, with countless cafes and stores. A great place for people who like loud and boisterous fun, and who are not afraid of partying until dawn. And you can start your morning with water sports or join the beach volleyball while enjoying the warm waters and golden sand.
Beaches of Kaputas, Kas
As you can see, the Turkish Riviera is a place full of life. However, you can also find a quiet place here. For this, it is worth visiting the picturesque fishing village of Kas, which has preserved the atmosphere of Ottoman architecture, with winding alleys, with charming cafes located right next to the pebble beach.
Thanks to this beach structure, the water is even more blue and transparent. Located on the famous Turquoise Coast , just 3 hours by car or bus from Antalya.
Once here, it is worth turning into a small street and stopping to order an pide - a type of Turkish pizza, or ciorba - a characteristic Turkish soup, served with fresh herbs, lemon and chili. And after the meal, traditionally prepared Turkish tea (chai) will be an excellent choice.
Blue Lagoon, Oludeniz
Home to many species not found in butterflies, that's the Butterfly Valley on the Turkish Mediterranean coast. Here, for the most part, you can meet freedom-seeking backpackers. This is a place for everyone who likes to commune with nature.
A beautiful bay surrounded by steep rocks, with white sand and blue water. The easiest way to get here is by boat from the resort of Oludeniz, Fethiye. Hidden waterfalls along the hiking trails are an interesting attraction.
Hotels located in Marmaris will satisfy all fans of a quiet vacation full of attractions. Being in this area, it is worth going to Icmeler beach located just 8 kilometers from Marmaris. Aromatic pine trees all along the coast give a fresh air to this place.
Soft golden sand and crystal clear water? Yes, it is here! In addition to relaxing on the beach, you can also enjoy water sports such as parasailing, water skiing and scuba diving. And after a day full of attractions, it's worth taking advantage of the many restaurants and bars right on the beach.