Top 5 beaches in Turkey Top 5 beaches in Turkey Travel Guides Turkey SHARE Ricky Carbis , September 24, 2013 / 0 Beach bumming is practically a religion on some of Turkey’s beaches. Turkey is home to some of the most beautiful, most photographed, and most breathtaking beaches on our planet. While you are welcome to beach yourself anywhere, these are certainly the 5 hottest spots to catch some sun. Fethiye There are numerous beaches in the area. Namely the beaches of Oludeniz. These stretches of sand are some of the most popular photographed beaches on Earth. There is a beautiful lagoon, perfect for swimming, and Belcekiz gives you a bit of waves. Gemiler Bay is a quieter spot away from the bustling beaches. There is a calm sea, and charming little beach bars. Calis beach is another gorgeous spot in the area and the sunsets here are out of this world. Marmaris Turquoise waters and long busy beaches are waiting here for any beach bummer to come check out. There are Jeep safari’s which take you to rushing waterfalls and charming villages. If you don’t want to move away from the ocean just hop on a any of the daily cruise boats that are available, and enjoy setting sail on the beautiful water to check out some ancient ruins and caves which can be accessed by the water only. If you are more of a night owl, there is still plenty to do. The nightlife is teeming with awesome dance clubs and busy bazaars. Alanya Hills and mountains provide a sweet backdrop as you enjoy the azure waters in front of you while you relax under your umbrella. Alanya is a mega popular beach destination for many, especially for the Russians looking to escape their harsh winter and perhaps looking to even bring home a sun-kissed glow. Just east of the town is a place called Gazipasa where you can nosh on some of the freshest seafood near pristine beaches that lay along side cliffs. Aspendos is a Roman theatre that is considered to be one of the most well preserved in the world. It’s over 2,000 years old and can be an easily visited in a days trip. Kusadasi More and more beaches await you here at Kusadasi. Besides lounging under the sun and making a splash in the water, you can enjoy some other activities as well. There are some historical sites of interest such as The City Walls, where you will see one of the three remaining gates. Here is an impressive mosque that was built in 1618 and an open air bazaar to shop around at. There is also a peninsula at the end of the bay where there is a castle near the beach. Ovabuku Tucked away in the Datca peninsula is this little gem of a beach. There are two more nearby bays, but this is the most attractive one. The beach isn’t too big which is a good thing. There are a few bars and restaurants that sprinkle the coastline and there are mountains and rocks as the backdrop. This isn’t the party beach like some of the others on the list. This is the spot to chill, relax, and be at peace.