Chaise lounges lining the waterfront at Bitez beach in Turkey.

Best Beaches in Turkey

Choosing the best beach in Turkey depends on what you want from your stretch of sand. Here are top picks for swimming, windsurfing, relaxation, & ambiance.

Istanbul and the Turkish Coast.

Discover Istanbul and the Turkish Coast

Istanbul not only delineates the continental divide between Asia and Europe, it serves as a lively meeting point of the modern and traditional, and of Western, Eastern, and Middle Eastern cultures.