Turkey is home to hundreds of beaches of every kind imaginable: Loud and hip, family-friendly, luxurious, wild or secluded. The latter are especially mesmerizing as they offer quiet and calm relaxation that many so desperately need during their vacation.
Located in the province of Çanakkale near the 30-centuries-old city of Assos, its beach offers one of the most picturesque views along the Aegean coast.
The Çıralı Beach lies between a rich forrest filled with Roman ruins and the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea in southern Antalya.
Gideros, a secluded bay on the Black Sea coast, is surrounded by a lush forest of pine, oak and beech.
Inkumu is a perfect beach on the Black Sea coast full of green pine forests, sand and a bright sea.
Foça in western Izmir is split into two bays with beaches in each.
Kabak is the perfect place to hide from tourist crowds in wooden huts, bungalows or tents set in the pine-forested valley of the Fethiye area.
Located on the Datça peninsula near the southern end of the Aegean Sea, Palamutbükü is a quiet beach surrounded by almond trees, olives and wildflowers.
Phaselis is an ancient city in Antalya, which boasts a magnificent combination of pine forests and a golden sandy beach.
Sarigerme in southwestern Muğla is a spacious sandy beach that is sandwiched by pine forests and the clean waters of the Mediterranean Sea.
Hidden among steep cliffs as high as 350 meters (1,148 feet), Butterfly Valley in the touristic Fethiye district offers a beautiful sandy beach amidst a lush green cove.