TURKEY’S MALDIVES: SALDA LAKE

TURKEY’S MALDIVES: SALDA LAKE

Salda Lake, known also as Turkey’s Maldives with its white sand, clean water and turquoise color, is a lake which has low salt rate, high alkaline and still stabilized eco-system balance.

The studies show that one of the world’s two regions which bear surface characteristics of the Mars is Salda Lake.

With its geological and chemical features, endemic types that it contains, Salda Lake attracts so many visitors. It is also one of the internationally important wetland areas, which maintain the criteria for significant nature and bird areas.

Salda Lake Sub-Basin is one of Turkey’s important living spaces from the standpoint of bird species. Out of 110 bird species that live in this sub-basin, 75 are conserved within the framework of Bern Convention.

Around the lake which takes place within the borders of Burdur province in southwest Anatolia, rides, bird watching, swimming and diving can be made.