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Blue Flag Beaches in Turkey

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Turkey's Blue Flag Beaches

The Blue Flag is an international environmental award given to safe, clean beaches from all around the world. Turkey has 454 beaches in total that awarded with the Blue Flag certification as of 2017. You will find a Blue Flag in most of the coastline in Turkey.

Blue Flag Beaches

Turkey is proud of the third largest number of beaches with Blue Flag certificates. Antalya province of Mediterranean in Turkey has the highest number of beaches with a Blue Flag certificate in the world.

Would you like to visit a country with some of the best beaches in the world? Then grab your swimsuit and come to Turkey. You can choose from 454 lovely beaches awarded with the prestigious Blue Flag, thanks to their quality and safety. Crystal clear waters, coves, sandy beaches, and all bathed in shining sunshine.

South Aegean

Mugla: Mugla has some of the most popular beaches of Turkey and 101 beaches awarded with the blue flag.

Izmir: Izmir, the southern Aegean city, has nearly 51 clean beaches in total that awarded with the blue flag. Excellent white beaches, crystal clear waters and sun.

Aydin: Aydin has 27 beaches awarded with the blue flag certification.

Turkish Riviera

Antalya: Antalya, also known as the Turkish Riviera is the most stunning part of Turkey's Mediterranean coast with its perfect sun, endless clean beaches, ultra luxury resorts, nature and history. Antalya is home to 200 of the 454 beaches with the Blue Flag certificate in total.

Eastern Mediterranean

Mersin: Mersin, on the eastern Mediterranean coastline of Turkey, has a very long coastline extending from the city center out towards the west. Mersin attract lots of tourists with its 10 blue flag beaches and undiscovered beaches.

North Aegean

Balikesir: Balikesir has 22 beaches awarded with the blue flag.

Canakkale: Canakkale has 11 beaches awarded with the blue flag.

Along the Coastline

The other blue flag beaches all along the coastline of Turkey; 2 beaches in Istanbul, 4 beaches in Tekirdag, 4 beaches in Yalova, 4 beaches in Kocaeli, 4 beaches in Ordu, 2 beaches in Adana, 6 beaches in Samsun, 1 beach in Sakarya, 1 beach in Kirklareli, 2 beaches in Duzce, 1 beach in Van, 1 beach in Zonguldak.

Blue Flag Beaches in Turkey

Seljuk Dockyard, Alanya, Antalya