A small tongue of land bathed by a crystal-clear sea, Golfo Aranci is one of the most exclusive venues for a holiday
The city of a unique political and cultural history of world-famous cultural heritage and beauty is one of the most attractive and famous cities of the Mediterranean.
Naturally, the harbour is the focal point of the town, with local çay (tea) gardens providing delightful shady spots in which to relax and soak up the atmosphere prior to exploring the labyrinth of narrow streets that meander through the old town.
The ruins of ancient Knidos, also known as Cnidos, sit on the very tip of the Datca Peninsula in Turkey. The city was built on the end of this peninsula and also on the neighboring island, which was once connected by a bridge or causeway and is now connected by an isthmus.
The spindly, 50-mile-long Datça peninsula in Turkey’s Muğla province is a dagger of pure green at the meeting point of the Aegean and the Mediterranean, and is as unsullied as south-west Turkey gets. The ancient Greeks believed Datça to have been created personally by Zeus, so gorgeous are its rocky outcrops and aquamarine waters.
The ancient sites of Xanthos, Letoon, Pinara, Tlos and Patara are all close by, with Kekova, Demre, Myra, Phaselis, Olympos and Aspendos slightly further afield, but all easily accessible.
Kalymnos is located on the northern side of Dodecanese and close to the Turkish coasts.
Positano, which is built around a small curving bay on a steep hill overlooking the island of the Sirens.
Enjoy a light breakfast before heading up towards Santa Maria for lunch and a swim.