7 Most Beautiful Coastal Towns

Discover Mugla and popular seaside towns

Mugla's 7 Popular Seaside Towns

If you want to spend your summer holiday on the coasts of the azure waters where the Aegean and Mediterranean meet, Mugla's beautiful coastal towns are waiting for you to enjoy the best of turquoise experience.


Turkey's one of the most peaceful and loveliest cities, Mugla is a place you should visit in the Aegean region with its historical places, bright sunshine, turquoise sea and green nature.

Mugla is also home to the popular holiday towns such as Bodrum, Marmaris, Datca, Fethiye, Koycegiz, Dalaman, Gocek, Milas, Dalyan and Akyaka. Beautiful resorts, comfortable hotels and motels, cosy guest houses, world famous beaches, unique beauties, impressive ruins of past civilizations and magnificent landscapes offer holidaymakers plenty of choice.

We have prepared a list of the 7 most beautiful seaside resorts near Mugla for summer holiday.

Luxury Beach Town

Bodrum: One of the 12 districts of Mugla, Bodrum is located within a peninsula that bears its own name. Because it is in a peninsula, it has no borders with other districts outside of Milas. The port town is known as the "St. Tropez of Turkey" for its luxury hotels, beach clubs, food scene, whitewashed houses, colourful nightlife, and the abundance of superyachts drifting in its turquoise waters.

Favourite Beach Towns

Marmaris: Marmaris, a charming seaside town within the boundaries of Mugla province, which is an important holiday location in Turkey as a tourism destination. The town offers an unforgettable holiday to its guests together with enhanced bays and amusing nights. Accepted almost as a paradise of tourism, Marmaris continues to add different flavours to Turkish tourism.

Fethiye: Fethiye, one of the most important tourism centres of Mugla, is located in a place surrounded by pinewoods at Fethiye Bay where large and small islands are spread in the Mediterranean basin. The town is one of Turkey's leading holiday destinations with its geography besides its cultural diversity and natural beauties.

Datca: Datca, which is considered as one of the most peaceful holiday regions of Mugla, is a very charming seaside town for its beautiful coves, 235 km of coastline, lovely houses and boutique hotels. With its warmth and sincerity, Datca is definitely one of the very popular holiday destinations you should go in Turkey.

Dalyan: Located at a point connecting Mediterranean and Aegean, Dalyan is one of the most beautiful holiday places of Mugla. Dalyan will impress you with its magnificent sea, lakes, cultural heritages, sea turtles (Caretta Caretta), friendly people and warm atmosphere.

Akyaka: Akyaka is a coastal township of Mugla famous for its authentic houses and international cittaslow award. This unique holiday paradise in the Aegean region of Turkey awaits visitors who want to spend a relaxing holiday and eating natural foods in the green environment.

Gocek: Gocek is a popular place for regular visitors and yachtsmen who come here to anchor their yachts in the excellent marina. It is a small and charming resort town with the sophisticated hotels, upmarket seafront restaurants, quiet atmosphere, lovely boutiques and shops.

Mugla's 7 Popular Seaside Towns
View from Castle, Bodrum, Mugla