If you’re looking for the ideal dream property in Turkey, you can find it along the “Turquoise Coast” this staggeringly beautiful vista lies on the Mediterranean Sea where its waters are jade in colour and soft pristine sand invites you to stay for hours marvelling at its breathtaking views. The dramatic backdrop of the Taurus Mountains known as the Toros in Turkish provides shelter and this mountain range runs approximately 560km parallel to the coast. The overall coastline here is almost 1600km (994 miles) which as you can imagine offers the most amazing views.
This paradise can be found between Bodrum and Antalya and its visitors return year after year, they don’t need to fly long haul it’s all here in Turkey around a four hours flight away from the UK. Not only will you find beautiful beaches you will also find charming villages unspoilt by time, picturesque ruins and magnificent castles standing proud keeping watch over their cities. Starting from the coast of Bodrum and moving south east to Antalya here are some of the lovely resorts along the way.
Bodrum is a chic seaside resort well known for its cosmopolitan lifestyle, a castle, marina and great shopping.
Dalyan is a beautiful river town and has rock tombs cut into the cliff close to the ancient ruins of Caunos.
Dalaman is rich in history with its wonderful Roman bridges and the main attraction is that the airport is just 5 miles from the city centre.
Gocek is a small but lovely resort often called charming and pristine and is a favourite for yachts to drop anchor and stay for a while.
Fabulous Fethiye is next with its wonderful harbour it’s built on the ruins of an ancient city and is a favourite with tourists.
Oludeniz has some of Turkey’s most beautiful beaches and paragliding is a must to take in the lovely views.
Kalkan is one of the most charming little fishing villages with a lovely port and wonderful restaurants.
Along the coast, we come to Kas and it is pure heaven; get away from it all in this idyllic little town which remains totally unspoilt.
Kemer is a modern resort with mixed beaches some are sandy and some are pebbles, there is a delightful marina with numerous restaurants.
Antalya is a sprawling city and known as the capital of the Turquoise Coast, famous for its Roman harbour and the charming old quarter.
Belek is a golfer’s paradise just 36km (22 miles) east of Antalya.
Side/Manavgat is very popular set amongst the ruins of a Roman city with lovely powdery sandy beaches and a delightful waterfall.
Last but not least is Alanya the beaches here are to die for and was once the favoured holiday spot of Sultans. The Fortress keeps a watchful eye over the city and it has wonderful restaurants and nearby attractions.
So, if you’re looking for your perfect holiday home you should find it somewhere here along the wonderful “Turquoise Coast” it’s the ideal location.