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Best Beaches In Turkey

best beaches in Turkey

Icmeler Beach, Marmaris

Icmeler Beach is a charming little spot just 8km away from the heart of vibrant Marmaris. With its laid-back pace and quieter atmosphere, Icmeler is a great choice for those looking to enjoy a relaxing break with plenty to offer in terms of food, drink, and activities.

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With thousands of hungry sun seekers to keep happy, there’s no shortage of places to eat and drink along the stunning Icmeler coastline. Despite its humble looks, the Home Bistro is a firm favourite for those looking to enjoy a choice of Turkish favourites or tuck into a grilled sensation at the Golden Moon Champagne Steakhouse. Spend your evenings enjoying a cocktail or two at the Romeo and Juliet Café Bar or soak up the atmosphere in the lively Pig & Whistle pub.


Banana boats, canoeing, paragliding, parasailing, scuba diving excursions, sea cycling, sea fishing, water-skiing.

Cleopatra’s Beach, Alanya

Located just in front of the Damlatas Cave, the Cleopatra Beach has been stunning visitors for thousands of years. Legendarily a favourite hiding spot of Queen Cleopatra, this stretch of beautiful soft sand stretches for over 2km along the Alanya coastline.

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With stunning golden sands and deep blue waters, Cleopatra’s Beach is a small but charming beach in Alanya with plenty for the hungry tourist to enjoy during their visit. Watch the sun set over the sea from Kaptan's Filika Restoran, enjoy homemade delicacies at the Vintage Brasserie & Winehouse, or grab a sweet treat at Robert’s Coffee.


Banana boats, parasailing, snorkelling, windsurfing.

Blue Lagoon, Oludeniz

One of Turkey’s most iconic beaches, the Blue Lagoon (Oludeniz Beach) sits in an area of unrivalled natural beauty you don’t want to miss out on. Nestled among the region’s national park, the soft white sands and serene turquoise waters have made this beach famous all around the world.

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The Oludeniz Beach has all you need to enjoy a perfect day on the sands right on its doorstep. There’s no need to pack up and lose your spot for sake of lunch with a great choice of bars and restaurants dotted along the sands. Tuck into a choice of international favourites at the Celebrity Lounge Bar & Grill, discover Turkish classics at the Ottoman Restaurant, or watch the waves roll in over cocktails in The HangOut.


Banana boating, paragliding, parasailing, scuba diving excursions, snorkelling, wind sailing.

Side, Antalya

Flanked on each side by two picture perfect sandy beaches, the old town of Side is one of Turkey’s oldest and most famous holiday spots. Along the coast you’ll find a world-class selection of hotels and things to do during your visit. Whether you’re a history buff or beach bum, there’s something in Side for everyone.

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If you can drag yourselves away from the beach for more than a minute you should definitely treat yourselves to an evening of fine dining at the charming Conny’s Restaurant and Bar. If you’re after something a little more low key you can enjoy beachside snacks at the delicious Side Beach Club or just sit and l the world go by from the Nirvana Cocktail Bar and Shisha Café.


Banana boats, diving, flyboarding, flyfishing, jetskiing, parasailing, ringos, scuba excursions, sofa.

Calis, Fethiye

Named as one of Fethiye’s best beaches, Calis Beach is famous for its golden sands and warm waters. Set away from the hustle and bustle of larger cities, Calis Beach is a great place to escape from the world under the view of the Taurus Mountains and islands of the Gulf of Fethiye.

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Take a break from the bronzing with a bite to eat at one of the many delicious restaurants to be found along the beachfront. Indulge your tastebuds with a delicious meal at Barbella, tuck into traditional Turkish favourites at the Beach House Restaurant & Bar, or watch the sun go down from the laid-back Cafe Soul & Bar.


Kayaking, pedalos, sailing, snorkelling, windsurfing.

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