The Central and Southern Aegean Coast Sights

Altınkum

  • Beach–Sight

Published 07/06/2016

Fodor's Review

For a break after all the history, continue another 5 km (3 miles) from Didyma south to Altınkum, popular for its pale-sand beach. The sand stretches for a bit less than 1 km (½ mile) and is bordered by a row of bars, restaurants, and hotels, all facing the water. At peak times, a lifeguard watches over the 500-yard public, Blue Flag–designated beach (halk plajı), which quickly gets crowded in summertime. There are some Jet Skis and pedal boats for rent at either end of the halk plajı. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards; showers; toilets. Best for: swimming.

Sight Information

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At the end of Atatürk Bul., Didim, Aydin, Turkey

Published 07/06/2016

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