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Best Honeymoon Destinations in Turkey

Last Updated on September 2, 2021

Turkey is an amazing country to visit, let alone spend your honeymoon in. With the incredible variety of places like Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Mediterranean coastal towns, there is so much to see and do while still having a unique and intimate experience. Whether you are a history buff, an adrenaline junkie, a foodie, or are just looking for a relaxing beachside getaway, there is something for everyone. Turkey is famous for its ancient historical sites such as Ephesus, Pergamum, and the Hagia Sophia. It is also home to breathtaking views, phenomenal diving and snorkeling spots, kayaking, famous kite surfing spots, camping, and so much more.

Top Honeymoon Spots in Turkey:

Cappadocia

One of the most romantic cities in Turkey, Cappadocia is a destination that you will not want to miss. Float in a hot air balloon at dawn over hundreds of fairy chimneys, sip delicious local wine at a beautiful winery, or ride horses through the gorgeous valleys of Cappadocia. Discover a whole new world in the sprawling underground cities and ancient churches and monasteries that cover the region, and try your hand at Turkish rug weaving and pottery making. 

Istanbul

Visiting Istanbul is an unforgettable experience - from romantic rooftop restaurants overlooking the Bosphorus, to the breathtaking architecture of the Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque, to the bustling Grand Bazaar full of spices and Turkish carpets - it is truly the grandest of cities. Whether you want to stay in a modern Airbnb, a 5-star all-inclusive resort, or a quaint boutique hotel, Istanbul has it all. It is a wonderful honeymoon destination as the old trolleys, the ferry boat rides, the ancient historical architecture and the rooftop restaurants bring romance to life everywhere you turn. 

Ephesus

Ephesus is one of the most well preserved historical sites in the world, with incredible structures such as Hadrian’s Temple, the Library of Celsus, the Great Theater and so much more. The surrounding area is covered in other famous historical sites as well such as St. John’s Basilica, the Temple of Artemis, and Virgin Mary’s House. Nearby are the quaint and peaceful towns of Sirince, Selcuk, and Dogan Bey, which are known for their well preserved stone houses, local fruit wines, and expansive olive orchards and vineyards. 

 

Antalya, Kas, Bodrum & More

All along the stunning Mediterranean coast are beautiful vacation towns each more beautiful than the next. Some of our top favorites are Antalya, Kas, and Bodrum as they have a wide range of things to see and do during your stay such as paragliding, kayaking, scuba diving, hiking, and of course, dining on incredible Mediterranean food. 

 

 

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