Explore Turkey’s effervescent Turquoise Coast by boat or barefoot on the beach
A never-ending horizon of jade sea and green pine-covered mountains are the signature sights of Turkey’s Turquoise Coast. Immerse yourself in the culture of this effervescent shore rich with ancient sites, aromatic bazaars, culinary treasures and secluded coves just waiting to be discovered.
One of the best ways to explore this shimmering southern coast, which runs from Antalya and Mugla, is to sail on board a private charter. Weigh anchor in the crystal-clear waters and swim to the golden sands of Iztuzu (renowned for its nesting turtles), Oludeniz or Patara. You’ll be spoiled for choice as The Turquoise Coast is one of longest of any country in the Mediterranean.
You can join one of our expert guides to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Xanthos, famed for its trilingual obelisk regarded as important as the Rosetta Stone. Enjoy fabulous views from the acropolis at the archaeological site of Kaunos where you can stroll around the ruins of a Roman bath and a 6th-century church.
Hug the glorious coastline as you walk the Lycian Way and enjoy the stunning views of the imposing Taurus Mountains. A grilled-squid lunch and glass of traditional raki is always the perfect end to a day exploring this jewel of Turkey.