Top 7 Beautiful Beaches in Turkey

Turkey's Mediterranean and Aegean coasts, the world's most beautiful beaches, bays and hosts the gulf. With its magnificent nature with lush trees, ancient cities bearing the traces of a rich historical past, holiday towns and beautiful beaches, visitors flock in the summer months.

The different shades of blue with Turkey's most beautiful beaches, cool waters and promises a peaceful and away from the holiday stress with a delightful view. Enjoy swimming, diving and sunbathing when you go to these beaches, which give people the feeling of leaving work and having a holiday.

Iztuzu (Turtle Beach)

Travel writers of the British newspaper The Guardian showed Iztuzu beach among the cleanest beaches in Europe.

The beach, which is 4.5 kilometers long, is one of the rare beaches between sea water and fresh water. The beach is also called 'Turtle Beach' because the caretta carettas lay their eggs. The areas where the eggs are located are regularly marked so that those who swim in the beach cannot damage the eggs.

According to the decision taken in 1988, the beach is closed between 20:00 and 08:00 to prevent turtles from disturbing, and it is forbidden to make noise or light around.

There is also a treatment center on the beach, where injured turtles are treated. Due to its naturalness and cleanliness, the beach, which attracts a lot of tourists, was chosen as Europe's Best Outdoor Area, Europe's Best Beach, Europe's 7th beach.


Antalya's Kaş district in the world-famous Patara Beach is one of the British newspaper The Guardian has chosen the cleanest beaches in Turkey.

Not only in Turkey, all known as one of the world's most beautiful beach of Patara Beach is a hidden paradise nature has remained almost the length of about 18 kilometers. This beach, where you can enjoy the sea with its white beaches resembling the Maldives, will make your holiday unforgettable. Patara beach resort providing of ecological concepts to spread in Turkey, attracts the world of self-literally. Patara Beach is located 81 km from Fethiye.

At Patara Beach, nature does everything in its power so that you can enjoy the view. On this long beach, all naturally formed dunes are waiting for you to watch the landscape and take unique photos.

Patara not only offers you nature and scenery. It also allows you to reach a magnificent ancient city where you can see the most important artifacts of the Lycian civilization.

You can reach Patara Ancient City with a 1.5 kilometer walk from the beach to the south. Patara Ancient City, consisting of ancient theater, necropolis, basilicas and baths, will help you to understand the history of the region and Lycia.

Blue Lagoon

Ölüdeniz is a town in the Fethiye district of Mugla province. The land of light and sun in Lycians is known as the "Far Land" in the Middle Ages, and it is located in the Teke Peninsula in the southwest of Anatolia.

Oludeniz consists of two parts:

The first section is the Belcekız or Belcegiz section extending from the bay to the lagoon. This place is as undulating as possible. The coastline has modern facilities in Belceğiz, which was issued by the Special Environmental Protection Agency. Along the beach of Belcekız you can find every kind of food and drink in every cheap nfl jerseys China The place called Oludeniz is a national park and entrance fee.

The second part is the real dead sea in which the lagoon is located. The bay called Oludeniz is entered through a narrow strait from the sea. Oludeniz, like its name, is a stagnant lake and is a national park around steep slopes and a wooded area with an entrance fee. Here, too, there are many kinds of entertainment, including food and drink, water sports and beach volleyball. There is a picnic area arranged for those who want to have a picnic.On the storm days, while the shores of Belcegiz are struggling with waves, only small waves occur in Oludeniz.

In 2006, the most beautiful beach in the world was chosen by the most votes. It is one of the most suitable areas of our country for paragliding.


Kabak Bay Beach, which is preferred by young travel lovers, is located 33 kilometers away from the center of Fethiye with its endemic plant diversity, wildlife and 200 meters bay on the skirts of Babadağ, which is among the 100 protected mountains of the world.

Kabak Beach, which has rarely encountered in a geologic structure in Turkey, surrounded on three sides by mountains, deep valleys and canyons form this valley opened to the sea is composed of pebbled beaches.

In addition to its unique appearance, Kabak Beach, where camping areas and tree houses are set up instead of large hotels to protect natural life, is considered one of the best trekking trails in the world. The Lycian Way, which is 513 kilometers long, passes through Kabak Beach.

Butterfly Valley

Butterfly Valley is a natural treasure located within the boundaries of Ölüdeniz town of Fethiye district of Muğla province. Surrounded by steep rocky walls reaching 350 meters, the Valley takes its name from more than 80 species of butterflies it hosts, and especially from the Tiger butterfly. The waterfall, which is located in the village of Faralya and pours into the Valley from a height of 50 meters, reaches the Mediterranean with a stream passing through the middle of the Valley.

The valley is isolated from the main world with steep cliffs and the sea. The region, which is protected from the negative effects of environmental pollution, looks like a natural park with this feature. This feature ensures that the valley is still protected as a butterfly habitat. Although tiger butterflies are seen in different parts of the world, the only place where they roam in colonies is Butterfly Valley.

The humid and overwhelming air temperature of the Mediterranean and the region are not felt in the valley. The breezes blowing during the day and the current coming from the steep mountains during the night make a positive contribution via the air. In the region where autumn is felt like summer, the taste of spring is different. Baba Mountain, which is among the 100 mountains to be protected by the "World Heritage Conservation Foundation", was also declared as a protected area by the Cultural and Natural Heritage Conservation Board.

Not many people have been interested in the geological age of the Valley. However, geologists say that the fault fractures in the canyon are not longitudinal but transverse (from land to sea).

Sedir Island (Cleopatra Beach)

Sedir Island, a historical island, is mostly known for its Cleopatra beach. Cleopatra, who had a legendary love on the island, was given the name of the beach considering that it entered the sea. It is among the most beautiful beaches in Muğla with its golden sands and wonderful sea.

Another point to be seen on the island is the Ancient Theater. This historical theater has a capacity of 2500 people.

The region where the Kedrai Ancient City is located has been declared as the first degree Archeological and first Degree Natural Protected Area. The ancient city carries the traces of many ancient civilizations. The name Kedrai means cedars in ancient Greek. The cedar tree used in the backbones of the ships is known to be abundant on the island.

Kaputas Beach

Kaputaş Beach is located in Kalkan, which is in the western district of Antalya, Kaş. Kaputaş Beach is too beautiful to be overstated.

Kaputaş Beach is a canyon mouth beach that has a blue flag that stands out with its rare beauties compared to its peers. It takes its name from the steep cliffs surrounding it. Its water is “Turquoise” and relatively cold due to the underground waters filtering through the sand and mixing with the vast blue sea. Of course, as the temperatures rise in the summer, the water gets warm and reaches an ideal temperature. The coast is pebbly and mixed with sand.

The beach, which is 20 km from Kaş and 7 km from Kalkan, is located on the highway between Kaş and Kalkan, at the point known as Kanyon Mouth. Ice-cold waters coming from the narrow and deep canyon behind it float into the Mediterranean under the sand of the beach.

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