The 5 Most Romantic Destinations To Visit In Turkey

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For years now, Turkey has been an incredibly popular tourist destination.

In particular, amongst those going on a honeymoon or some other romantic couples getaway.

We recently had a wonderful time digging into the honeymoon atmosphere of Sri lanka, so thought next, why not Turkey!?

Well, thousands of people travel to Turkey annually due to the highly spectacular sights that are not to be missed and are ideal for making a holiday a very special one with the one they love.

So, what are the 5 best romantic destinations in Turkey?  

Well, here is our countdown of the top 5 spots!

1. Marmaris

If you and your other half love a night out then you should definitely stay in Marmaris.

The nightlife on the beach that runs along the Turkish Riviera is like no other and is extremely welcoming for couples.

In Marmaris, you can either dance your nights away in open-air clubs or at music venues.

What’s more, you and your other half can really relax with a Turkish bath experience that will leave you both feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.


2. Pamukkale

If a city break does not appeal to you and you want to strip everything back so it is just you and your significant other you should stay in Pamukkale.

Here you can explore the Pamukkale Castle, the Temple of Aphrodite and even turn back the clocks with the ruins of Hierapolis.

The perfect way to unwind here is a day at Pamukkale Antique Pool where you can relax in hot spring water and soak in your surroundings.

This spot really is a natural wonder that you can enjoy with the one you love.

3. Istanbul

What will grab your attention the most here is the seamless combination of gorgeous architecture, culture and delicious food.

Also coupled with lively nightlife; whether all or only a couple of these elements appeal to you, each comes in plenty in Istanbul.

One of the highlights of this city is catching the sunset over the Galata Bridge, which is surrounded by restaurants and bars making this the perfect spot for relaxing, eating and enjoying a glass of wine whilst experiencing the beauty of nature.

During the day, the tours of the Blue Mosque and Süleymaniye Mosque, as well as a ride on the Bosphorus cruise, are ideal ways to spend time together and experience as much of the city as possible during the duration of your stay.

There is literally so much to do in Istanbul, the city is famous for everything right through from fishing tours to cosmetic surgery and hair transplants!

For more awesome ideas, here is another great article to check out on what to get up to in Istanbul.


4. Bodrum

So what is so spectacular about Bodrum?

This ancient city is where archaeology meets romance with its abundance of archaeological heritage and bays.

You will quickly discover that there is plenty to do here including swimming in the springs of Kara Ada, known for healing and a popular destination for couples on their honeymoon.

On a beautifully sunny day, the two beaches Gumbet and Yalikavak are ideal for catching some rays with one another before heading out for a stroll along the Bodrum marina and having a night out at the Halikarnas Night Club.

Before you depart, make sure that you squeeze in a trip to the boat harbour where you can take a boat out onto the gorgeous Bodrum Peninsula.

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5. Cappadocia

For a truly romantic destination, you need to visit Cappadocia, where you can both be in awe at the impressive valleys as you take to the sky in a hot air balloon.

What’s really exciting about this location is that you can explore Cappadocia from above and from down below.

Underground you can discover the cities of Kaymakli and Derinkuyu, which is a really beautiful experience for you and your other half to share together.  


Turkey really is a stunning location to visit with your loved one and is not a country to overlook when deciding where to travel for your honeymoon or other romantic getaway.

If you’ve been before and have any other suggestions, then please do let me know in the comments below!

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