The most suitable season for water sports has arrived! These enjoyable summer days with increased temperatures are perfect for water sports. Furthermore, our country is ideal for adrenaline-filled water sports as it is surrounded by the sea on three sides. So, which place should be preferred for which water sport? Here are 9 different Turkish destinations for water sports!
1. Akyaka-Gökova Gulf
Akyaka-Gökova Gulf is one of the best addresses for kitesurfing which is a popular water sport. Ideal for this fun sport which involves using a kite, board, kite lines and a bar, the region is also home to places offering private beginner training sessions for those who haven’t tried kitesurfing before.
Thanks to its windy bays and climate, Alaçatı is also one of the ideal regions for water sports. For example, windsurfing is very popular in the region. Necessary equipment for windsurfing such as sail, board, boom, mast and trapeze can be rented from the facilities in the region. These facilities also provide training for beginners.
3. Dalaman Stream in Muğla
Muğla’s Dalaman Stream is one of the favorite spots for rafting which is done in rough water on boats called rafts. Together with a trainer, you can start experiencing this sport only after a short 5-minute training.
Kaş is an ideal location for diving, one of the most common water sports in our country. Standing out with its rich blue sea, the region has many diving facilities. If you haven’t tried diving before, you can get training at these facilities to experience diving. These facilities also offer opportunities for different water sports.
It is possible to try countless types of water sports in Bodrum which is an indispensable place for summer vacations. Offering windy spots in some areas and still waters in other areas, Bodrum coasts make the region perfect for different types of water sports. Here you can enjoy many water sports from kayaking and windsurfing to sailing and diving.
6. Fırtına Stream in Rize
Fırtına Stream is another location that can be preferred for water sports full of adrenaline such as rafting, kayaking, etc. This lovely stream of the Black Sea allows you to both discover the richness of nature and enjoy sports like kayaking and rafting. You can also receive training for these outdoor sports while witnessing the beauty of nature.
It is possible to do many water sports in Antalya which has beautiful and matchless beaches and bays. You can experience the best versions of water sports like kayaking, diving, etc. at the bays of Antalya while witnessing natural beauties, or enjoy your rafting passion to the full in Köprülü Canyon.
Offering many natural beauties blending the shades of green and blue together, the heavenly Marmaris is another one of the locations that can be preferred for water sports. Many places in the region are perfect for numerous water activities such as jet skiing, parasailing, paddle boat, kayaking, banana ride, windsurfing, water skiing, donut ride and scuba diving. There are also many facilities for water sports in Marmaris.
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So far we have covered various locations in our country for water sports. And now we want to tell you about a paradise near Istanbul. An all-season favorite thanks to its natural and historical beauties and close proximity to Istanbul, Sapanca also offers many enjoyable water sports options. Lake Sapanca is a wonder of nature where you can do many types of sports such as water skiing, sailing and rowing, wakeboarding, kneeboarding, catamaran sailing, kayaking, and windsurfing depending on the weather. During a weekend getaway to Sapanca, you can try one of these sports to jazz up your life.
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