Sea tourism in the area of a major road traversing Turkey, in particular, has become the shining star of the world since the early 2000s. Turkey has an advantageous position in four seasons underwater diving to the favorable mild climate and unpolluted nature of the international scuba diving tourism. Especially Kaş, Bodrum, Saros, Ayvalık, and Marmaris stand out among the most popular destinations. Turkey's underwater archaeological sites, shipwrecks, and 9 water beautiful diving spots from each of six remarkable fauna we have compiled for you.
1. Afkule, Fethiye, Mugla
This diving center, named after the Afkule Monastery, is a suitable spot for professional diving. Dives, which start with deep-entry caves, offer an amazing underwater experience. You can reach the Turkish bath surrounded by sea roses by following the wall from the point where the cave ends. You can enjoy underwater shooting in the Turkish bath, where the maximum depth is 10 meters.
2. Aquarium Bay, Fethiye, Muğla
Whether you dive amateur or professional, Aquarium Bay is a suitable spot for anyone who will dive with scuba or snorkel. It is also one of the few regions around the world where night diving is available. In Aquarium Bay, which is an indispensable region for underwater photographers with its vibrant diversity and unique beauty; You will never get enough of watching seahorses, orange sponges, sandfish, and groupers!
3. Bebek and Minnoş Rocks, Saros, Çanakkale
Saros Bay, known as one of the cleanest spots in the Aegean Sea, is home to more than 200 species of sea creatures. Since the cliffs are 15 meters above sea level, the diving point has a depth descending from the balcony to the balcony. Turtles, dolphins, and you will see a red starfish in Turkey during the dive will be accompanied by perhaps the most colorful coral.
4. Big Reef, Bodrum, Mugla
Big Reef diving area is symbolic of Turkey's appeals regardless of amateur or professional divers of all levels. You can reach the place from Bodrum Marina after a 15-minute journey. The upper part of the reefs starts at a depth of about 5 meters and reaches a depth of 32 meters. The Great Reef, which is very rich in terms of its live population, offers a visual feast to divers.
5. Deli Mehmet, Ayvalik, Balikesir
There are two underwater islands in the Deli Mehmet region, one of the most popular diving spots in Ayvalık. The colorful nature of the underwater islands and the coral reefs make Deli Mehmet indispensable for divers. If you want to enjoy the magnificent view of the sea and take photos, this region is one of the best options for you!
6. Ilyosta, Ayvalik, Balikesir
Known as the paradise of underwater photography, Ayvalık is rich in diving spots. Divers who want to spend time among the natural beauties of deep blue visit Ilyosta every season of the year. The sea rabbits and colorful species that you can see while diving is inspiring for the artists!
7. Orak Island, Bodrum, Mugla
There are many underwater diving points in Bodrum, which is home to one of the few underwater museums in the world. Undoubtedly, Orak Island has a privileged place among these points. Located in the east of Bodrum, the island is about 1.5 hours from the city center. This region offers an unforgettable diving experience with its walls, caves, sponges of all colors, and countless fish species that allow you to dive to different depths.
8. Flying Fish, Kas, Antalya
Home to endangered groupers, plane wrecks, and diverse fish herds, the region offers a unique underwater experience. The diving point with a depth of 75 meters has a visibility range of over 30 meters. It is preferred by professional divers as it has a strong sea current.
9. Sarı Mehmet Cape, Marmaris, Mugla
The clear and calm waters of Marmaris always offer a pleasant and enjoyable diving experience. Sarı Mehmet Cape is an ideal diving spot for both beginner amateurs and professional divers. The region has a depth of 5 to 25 meters. The cavern, called the Cathedral Cave in the diving center, is a magnificent spot that attracts underwater photographers.
As one of Turkey's best free-diving centers, Marmaris has exactly 52 diving spots that you can visit. This situation makes Marmaris an attraction center in diving tourism. You can discover the exclusive world of the Elite World Marmaris Hotel, which considers all the details for a perfect holiday. As the Elite World Marmaris Hotel family, we will be delighted to host you.