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Top 10 Beach Holiday Destinations

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Turkey's Top 10 Beach Destinations

Stretching from Europe all the way to the Middle East, Turkey is a truly natural and cultural paradise. There are beautiful beaches and coastal resorts all over Turkey, see below for the top 10 beach holiday destinations in Turkey.

Mediterranean Coast

Antalya: Antalya is known as the paradise on earth, the pearl of the Mediterranean, and the Turkish Riviera. Antalya offers numerous archaeological cities, waterfalls, caves, endless beaches and world class golf clubs.

Alanya: Alanya is famed for its harbour, dockyards from Seljuk times, Red Tower, blue flag beaches, full range of accommodation with plenty of good shops and restaurants, together with lively nightlife.

Kemer: Kemer is just like a jewel on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. There are lots of blue flag beaches, mostly of large pebbles and stones, although the ones near the yacht marina are of sand, both offer different kinds of watersports.

Belek: Belek is Turkey's premier golf resort. The setting is spectacular with long, golden sandy beaches, and a backdrop of mountains. There are many rare species of plant and wildlife indigenous to the area.

Side: Turquoise sea, golden sand, light glistening on ancient ruins. A dream painted in sunset hues. Side is a superb choice for a holiday with its nature, history, ruins of antiquity.

South Aegean Coast

Bodrum: A world renowned holiday and entertainment peninsula, Bodrum is paradise known for its climate, sea, natural beauty, magnificent coves and history, as well as for its modern night life.

Marmaris: Marmaris has a rich cultural heritage, magnificent natural surroundings, ancient cities, several modern marinas, many coves along its coast and a natural harbour provide lots of options for the blue voyage.

Fethiye: Fethiye is known as the untouched virgin of the lands of lights. The most impressive ancient ruins, the best sites for paragliding and water sports, history, natural beauty, highly developed facilities, entertainment beyond belief, the most magnificent bays and long sandy beaches come together at Fethiye.

Kusadasi: The ancient port city of Kusadasi presents a perfect blend od sea, sun and the unspoilt beauty of nature. The outcome is a holiday destination that promises an unforgettable experience.

Didim: Didim is one of the most beautiful holiday resorts on the Aegean coast, has secluded coves, golden sand beaches, natural harbours and nearby Lake Bafa is a haven of tranquility. The important Ionian towns of Miletos and Didyma, home of the famous prophet in ancient times, are also near Didim.

North Aegean Coast

Cesme: The dance of the thermal waters on the golden beaches. Cesme is a favourite holiday spot with its healing thermal waters, golden sands, sun, sea, colourful lifestyle and enjoyable nightlife.

Top 10 Beach Holiday Destinations in Turkey

Public Beach, Marmaris, Mugla