Turgutreis offers up a great choice of beaches, and the area has over 5km of cool coastline. Head over to the main stretch in the centre of town, which has shallow, child-friendly waters to paddle in. But you can also find quieter coves that offer views of nearby Kos.
A handy base
All the dolmuş buses pass through here, which means you’re really well placed to explore the area. It’s easy to get to Bodrum, where you’ve got chic boutique hotels and clubs. Or if you fancy escaping the crowds, head to Akyarlar’s secluded bay. Take your pick and enjoy relaxing.