Having coastlines along the Black Sea, the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea; Turkey is famous for splendid beach holidays. With the crystal waters and these pristine beaches often backed by captivating forests or mountain sceneries, swimming becomes an unforgettable and wonderful experience. Explore three relaxing and relatively secluded beaches in the Mediterranean coast of Turkey: Konyaalti beach, Butterfly Valley and Olympos.
Konyaalti Beach, Antalya:
With its vast stretch of white sand, Konyaalti beach is such a quiet and peaceful spot. Water sports, horse riding and banana boat rides are among the popular activities in Konyaalti. Nearby, you can visit the marine animal park and the aqua slide park. Because Konyaalti beach is in Antalya, the big city, mostly you will spend a great time outside the beach.
Although located near the most popular Olu Deniz beach, Butterfly Valley is a tranquil and secluded beach. Situated between two stunning cliffs, Butterfly Valley is only accessible by boat from Olu Deniz or Fethiye or by a rocky path for the adventurers. Butterfly Valley is worth visiting for its spectacular sceneries. Besides, camping is permitted in Butterfly Valley.
Backed by a marvelous forest, Olympos is a relatively small beach with dramatic turquoise blue water and blue skies. Olympos is well known for the tree-house accommodation and open air restaurants since Olympos is a protected area. Mainly, the loggerhead turtles bury their eggs in the creamy sands. Apart from Olympos wonderful beach, you can enjoy adventure sports such as scuba diving, kayaking, rock climbing and mountain biking.
All in all, Turkey is home to a vast array of sublime beaches. No wonder turkey’s turquoise coast is one of the most frequented destinations in the world. Among the plethora of beaches; Konyaalti Beach, Butterfly Valley and Olympos are less crowded and fine beaches. A vacation in such fabulous beaches is really exciting.
Konyaalti Beach, Antalya