There are many beautiful places around Turkey. During the summer season, head to the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea coasts for the breathtaking landscapes and relaxing atmosphere.
Çeşme is a charming coastal town, rich in historical landmarks like Çeşme Castle and the ancient city of Erythrae. You’ll also find a plethora of interesting food cultures, from fine-dining fusion to long-standing local traditions using local herbs and vegetables. Plus, you’ll find loads of nature, healing mineral springs and beaches a’plenty. Try heading here off season to avoid the summer crowds.
Bodrum is known for a mix of beach towns, resorts, ancient ruins, and vibrant nightlife all set on the backdrop of the azure Aegean. While both international and local tourists have long flocked to Bodrum, you can still find quiet beaches and secluded retreats around the area, by hiking, driving, or renting a gulet. Indulge your taste for luxury with shopping and beach clubs, or just sit with a cup of tea and watch the boats—from luxurious yachts to fishing crafts—wander in and out of the beautiful bays. Visit The Guide Bodrum website to find out more.
Blessed by sun and serenity, the sandy beaches of Antalya speak to the time when it was a major port city during the Roman era. It is the perfect destination for resorts lovers and gateway to the southern Mediterranean region of Turkey. Popular outdoor activities in Antalya include golfing, diving, and hiking the 500km Lycian Way footpath. Visit Çıralı village to get away from the busy roads.
Escape the rush of the cities by heading to this port city on the southwestern bit of Turkey’s Turquoise Coast. It’s known for its natural harbor, blue waters, and beautiful beaches which can be found at Hillside Beach Club, as well as the numerous rock tombs that are remainders from the ancient Lycian city of Telmessos.