Side and Kleopatra Beach (Alanya), Turkey. Summer 2022.
During summer 2022, I had short car trip to Side and Kleopatra Beach, two captivating destinations along Turkey’s southern coast that left me in awe of their beauty and history.
My adventure began in Side, a picturesque town brimming with ancient charm. As I meandered through the historic streets, I was captivated by the stunning ruins, including the Temple of Apollo and the majestic Roman theater. After exploring Side’s rich past, I took the opportunity to unwind on its sun-kissed beaches, with the warm Mediterranean waters lapping at my feet.
Next, I ventured to the famous Kleopatra Beach in Alanya, named after the legendary Egyptian queen who is said to have bathed in its waters. This pristine, golden-sand beach was the epitome of relaxation, as I soaked up the sun and enjoyed the gentle sea breeze.
Throughout my enchanting journey to Side and Kleopatra Beach, I was captivated by the unforgettable experiences these destinations had to offer. From exploring ancient history to basking in the sun on idyllic shores, this trip will remain a cherished memory for years to come.
Shot on Fujifilm X100V