Discover Mersin and swim in clean waters
Mersin, which is located in the eastern Mediterranean part of Turkey, has 9 lovely beaches in total that awarded with the blue flag certification. You can also find the numerous wonderful sandy beaches along the coastline of Mersin.
Mersin, on the eastern Mediterranean coastline of Turkey, has a very long coastline extending from the city center out towards the west. There are numerous wonderful beaches in and around the city. In order to swim in clean waters with blue flag along the coastline, you need to get out of the city centre.
The resort towns begin with Erdemli, which now has become part of the urban expansion of Mersin, and ends at Anamur which is on the border with the province of Antalya.
Silifke district has the best beaches with its blue flag. Tasucu and Susanoglu Public Beaches are the most visited in Silifke district. Maiden's Castle has very warm and sandy beaches also visited by people.
It is very easy to reach to these places by bus or private car.
Except sea water cleanness, total 32 criteria, including having licensed lifeguards on beaches, first aid facilities, special arrangements for disabled citizens, security barriers for swimming areas if water sports are done, environmental cleaning, and cabin cleaning, must be met.
Mersin, in which 9 beaches and 1 marina in total that awarded with the blue flag certificate in 2020, attracts visitors with its dark blue sea and undiscovered resort towns.
Mersin has 9 beaches in total that awarded with the blue flag;
Mersin has just 1 marina in total that qualified with the blue flag;