Antalya is the fifth most populous city in Turkey. The city is also known as the capital of tourism in Turkey. Expat Guide Turkey determined the rankings of the 5 most beautiful beaches of Antalya with the votes of the users in the polls organized on their social media accounts. This list is made as a suggestion only. Every beach of Antalya that is not included in this list has a distinct beauty with its own characteristics.
Antalya Beaches, many of which have blue flags, are the beauty of which you will collect unforgettable pleasant memories. Antalya beaches are the hardest beaches to choose among with their turquoise seas, diverse beaches, rich underwater beauties, nature surrounding its shores and historical textures in places. You can read our article about the 5 most beautiful beaches of Antalya with pleasure.
Kaputaş Beach – Kas
It is located within the borders of Antalya Kaş District, on the Kaş-Kalkan Highway, on the shore where a Kaputaş Canyon reaches the sea. Its special white sands cause the sea to turn a striking turquoise color. The stairs of the beach, where you cannot get enough of swimming in the waters of turquoise and dark blue, will give you a sweet tiredness. Ice-cold showers will make you more energetic. If you come to the beach with your private vehicle, do not leave any valuable items in the vehicle. We would like to remind you that there are regular minibus services from Kaş. Sun loungers on the beach operated by Kaş Municipality are paid. Do not forget to visit Küçükçalık Beach, perhaps the smallest and most beautiful beach of our country, during your visit to Kaş. This beach may look like a small version of Kaputaş Beach.
Phaselis Beaches – Kemer
It is located in the coastal part of Beydağları Coastal National Park in Antalya Kemer District. The harbors and bays of Phaselis Ancient City on Antalya Kemer Highway are Phaselis Beaches. Swimming and enjoying the sea in these ancient coves, where history and a magnificent nature meet the Mediterranean, will take you to another dimension. Since it is located on the coast of the Ancient City, the entrance is paid. Do not forget to get a “Museum Card” during your holidays in the Antalya region. This card will be needed on the beaches as well as visiting museums and ancient cities. For example, Olympos Beach, Patara Beach.
Cleopatra Beach – Alanya
It is one of the most famous beaches of Antalya Alanya District. Named after the ancient Egyptian Queen Cleopatra, this beach has very special sands and a beautiful sea. Beaches are paid and free as in all parts of Alanya. You can take advantage of these beaches as you wish. You can bring your own portable chair, umbrella or mat. You can take advantage of the free changing cabins and showers provided by the Municipality. While swimming on this beach, where it is rumored that the Egyptian queen Cleopatra and the Roman Emperor Antonius swam, you will not be able to get enough of the view of Alanya Castle from the sea.
Andrea Doria Bay – Finike
It is located on the Finike Demre Highway within the borders of Antalya Finike District. The bay, which has a unique beauty with its unspoilt natural environment, is also known as Radiofor Bay. The bay, named after the Genoese Admiral Andrea Doria, is wanted by the Antalya Metropolitan Municipality to be a Ladies Beach. The bay, which is one of the most important destinations for yacht tourism, is also frequented by the endangered Mediterranean Seals.
Olympos Beach – Kumluca
It is located in the Olympos region within the borders of Antalya Kumluca District. It is the beach of Olympos’ hostels and hostels consisting of tree houses. Passing through the ancient city of Olympos, you reach the beach where the Olympos Stream meets the sea. This is Olympos Beach. Çıralı Beach is located on the left side of the beach. It has a small pebbly beach and a clear sea. Even in the hottest days of summer, the waters are cool due to Olympos Tea. After leaving the sea, it is possible to bathe with fresh water in the historical bathhouse located on the road in the ancient city of Olympos. There are no showers and changing rooms on the beach. Do not forget to visit ‘Adrasan Bay’ during your visits to this region.