Sweeping bays, pine clad hills and crystal clear waters
The backdrop to this area of Turkey is breathtaking. Spectacular mountains, pine clad hills and crystal clear waters help to make this area one of the prettiest in Turkey.
Along this coast you will find charming villages, secluded resorts and bustling coastal resorts. Bays can be found in abundance, wonderful beaches just waiting to be discovered from sandy ones to pebble coves. Those who like to get active whilst on holiday can snorkel, dive, paraglide or even try rafting or hiking.One of the most pictured resorts along this coast include Olu Deniz with it's famous beach. As far as accommodation there is a wide choice of luxury hotels to choose from.
Time Difference: GMT +3 hours
Currency: Turkish Lira
The summer months last from May until October with average temperatures between 20 and 26 degrees Celsius. December, January and February are the coldest months with an average of 10 degrees. Rainfall is minimal between June and August, but December and January can experience up to 240mm.
One of the longest stretches of sandy beach in the Mediterranean. The beach forms part of a national park and, apart from swimming and relaxing in the sun, visitors may be lucky enough to catch sight of the wonderful birdlife in the area. It’s also home and breeding ground for the endangered loggerhead turtle, and because of that, it’s been declared “off limits” to developers. It’s perfect for a relaxing day…there’s no water sports and there’s only one café.
A beautiful small cove which is a very popular stop off point for yachts and other small craft cruising the stunning turquoise blue waters of this stretch of coastline. There are sensational panoramic views of the coast from the top of the hilly back drop.
Sultaniye Thermal Spa
For the ultimate relaxation, Sultaniye Thermal Spa is perfect. The warm waters contain minerals including chloride, hydrogen sulphide, sodium and bromide which are said to help to relieve a number of ailments.