Turkey’s Paradise Beaches
Route Aug 10, 2020
TURKEY IS ONE OF THE RAREST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD WITH ITS GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION THAT CONNECTS ASIA AND EUROPE, with the experience of four seasons, historical artifacts, and natural beauties. The country is also one of the most important actors in tourism globally, entertaining millions of tourists each year. As well as having great potential in many different areas such as congress, health, winter and culture tourism, Turkey welcomes a great number of tourists in the summer. Both domestic and international tourists pour in the country’s beaches to spend the hot summer days in the sea, and they have a quiet enjoyable time. And some potential visitors do research on beaches before they come. One of the most important legs of these researches is the Blue Flag Award of the International Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), which is based in Copenhagen, Denmark… According to the 2020 data, Turkey ranks third behind Spain and Greece with its 486 beaches. In addition, according to the statement of T.R. Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Turkey aims to rank first by 2023. Then, let’s take a look at some of Turkey’s beaches that have the sea-sand-sun trio for a lovely summer holiday.
Kumköy Beach is located in Manavgat, Antalya and it is frequently visited by tourists for its historical richness. You can accumulate beautiful holiday memories in this region, where you will find many accommodation opportunities.
Altınkum Beach in Didim, Aydın is one of the favourites
of domestic and international tourists…
Altınkum Beach in Didim, Aydın is another favourite of domestic and international tourists… You will nd many stores waiting for you to have a pleasant time and shop on the beach that offers the clear waters of the Aegean to its visitors.
Incekum Beach is located in Marmaris, Muğla. You can take the minibuses from Çamlı Village to enjoy this beautiful beach in Marmaris, which is one of the most preferred holiday destinations in Turkey. You will also nd various shops and stores to meet your needs there.
Kleopatra Beach is located in Alanya, one of the most important tourism regions in Turkey, and has the Blue Flag Award that we’ve mentioned earlier… With gorgeous sand reminding of the dazzling colour of gold, the beach welcomes thousands of tourists each year.
Iztuzu Beach is located near the town of Dalyan in Muğla. It is also known as Kaplumbağa (Turtle) Beach among people. That’s because caretta carettas facing the risk of extinction prefer this beach to lay their eggs.
Located near Patara Ancient City, Patara Beach is one of the longest beaches in the Mediterranean. Just as the Iztuzu Beach, Patara is also under protection for being the spawning grounds of caretta carettas. After 2020 was announced to be the “Year of Patara”, the region proved its rich culture and history.
Amos is approximately 24 kilometres away from Marmaris, Muğla
Amos is an ancient city from the Roman period. The region offers its visitors the opportunity to both have a rest and travel in time. About 24 kilometres away from Marmaris, Muğla, Amos waits for its visitors with its pebbles and clean waters.
There are hot springs in Ilıca Beach, located in Çeşme, Izmir. Experts say that these hot springs are good for many ailments. Ilıca Beach is the perfect location for an unforgettable holiday experience with its unique waters and beach.
Kaputaş Beach is located in Kalkan, Antalya. With its cool waters and a beach covered with sand and pebbles, this beach can be reached by climbing down 187 steps by land.
Located in Ayvalık, Balıkesir, Sarımsaklı Beach is one of the most frequently visited holiday destinations by local and international tourists for its clean sea and long beach. The cafes along the beach also host many good friendships and warm conversations. These are only a small part of Turkey’s many paradise beaches. The country also hosts many more beaches and holiday destinations worth trying.
ARTICLE: SERDAR ERGÜN