Top 10 Beach Holiday Destinations

Discover Turkey and best beach vacation spots

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Turkey's 10 Best Beach Vacation Spots

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 the country. See below for the top 10 beach holiday destinations to go in Turkey.

Mediterranean Coast

Antalya: Antalya is known as the paradise on earth, the pearl of the Mediterranean and the Turkish Riviera. There are numerous archaeological sites, waterfalls, caves, endless beaches and world class golf clubs in and around the city.

Alanya: Alanya is famous for its harbour and dockyard from Seljuk times, Red Tower, blue flag beaches, full range of accommodation options 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, 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 town 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 sandy beaches, lights glistening on ancient ruins. A dream painted in sunset hues. Side is a superb choice for a holiday with its nature, history and family friendly entertainments.

South Aegean Coast

Bodrum: A world renowned holiday and entertainment peninsula, Bodrum is just like a paradise. It is known for its climate, clean sea, natural beauty, magnificent coves and history as well as 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. It provides 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 of 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. It has secluded coves, golden sandy beaches and natural harbours. 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.

Turkey's 10 Best Beach Vacation Spots
Public Beach, Bodrum, Mugla