Turkey: Turquoise Hunt

Turkey has one of the longest coastlines of any country on the Mediterranean, and the stretch from Çeşme to Alanya is bordered by such clear, picturesque waters that it’s known as the Turquoise Coast. Matador is incredibly proud to partner with Turkey Home to present: #TurquoiseHunt.

Through the lenses of our Instagrammers and award-winning filmmakers, and the unique perspectives and stories of our writers, we’ve produced a suite of multimedia content highlighting the Turquoise Coast, the legendary metropolis of Istanbul, and so many other facets of this inviting, intriguing, incredible country. Scroll down and enjoy.


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Original Videos by Matador Media House

Turkey’s Turquoise Coast From the Air

The Mediterranean section of Turkey’s Turquoise Coast is punctuated by dramatic mountain peaks and valleys.

Turkey’s Turquoise Coast In Hyperlapse

Matador filmmaker Piotr Wancerz made a whirlwind visit to the country and, after a quick stop in Istanbul, jetted over to the Turquoise Coast to capture some hyperlapse footage of this incredible region.

A Turkish Summer Dream

You have to see this coastline to believe it. It’s a place where ancient gods once walked, and one where it feels like they may still walk today.

Series Articles

30 awesome Turkish expressions to know before you go

23 images that prove Istanbul is the most Instagrammable city on the planet

16 gorgeous memories of summer on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast

44 incredible views you’ll only find on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast

16 foods you have to try on your trip to Turkey

9 adventures you didn’t know were possible in Turkey

Welcome to your Turkish summer dream

13 things you’ll only understand if you’ve been to Turkey

Turkey’s Turquoise Coast from the air

Turkey’s Turquoise Coast like you’ve never seen it

9 gorgeous landscapes you’ll only find in Turkey

13 reasons you need to travel to Turkey this summer

27 reasons Istanbul residents believe they live in the best city on Earth

16 incredible UNESCO sites you probably didn’t know were in Turkey

17 facts about Turkey that will surprise you