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Natural Beauty - Turkish Aegean Coast or Turkish Black Sea Coast or Turkish Mediterranean Coast?

Dear Friends

I intend to visit Turkey in October. I am a little confused between Turkish Aegean Coast or Turkish Black Sea Coast or Turkish Mediterranean Coast? Which one should I visit?

Also, in Mediterranean Coast in Turkey , can you suggest me which town/ ports I can visit, keeping in mind both accessibility and natural beauty? I am little confused between Alanya, Antalya, Fethiye, Iskenderun, Karataş, Kaş, Marmaris, Mersin and Yumurtalık

Regards

Rick

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The Black Sea is probably not what you want - less rugged coastline and less warm in October (based on my experience on the Bulgarian side). I have not visited all the coastal stops - just a few and it's been a while. Antalya is a big city, certainly with services to get you out on the water, or look at staying near the beach at Olimpos Plajı. Fethiye is not overly big, but you could also sleep right at the famous beach near there, at Ölüdeniz. Kaş looks nice, too. Basically, my preference for a beach town is to be compact and walkable, not too far from your next destination, and served by bus if you're not driving.

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Fethiye is a nice place to base oneself. Antiquities nearby.