Southern Aegean (Güney Ege) is the southern part of Aegean Region, Turkey.
- Akyaka — coastal town on the tip of Gulf of Gökova, with beautiful traditional architecture
- Bodrum — trendy resort town featuring a citadel, Roman ruins, and trendy clubs
- Datça — unspoilt local resort on the Datça Peninsula, nearby Knidos forms the boundary between Aegean and Mediterranean proper
- Didim — near the Roman city of Didyma with the statue of Medusa
- Denizli — relatively big city inland, hub for visiting Pamukkale
- Gümüşlük — village on Bodrum Peninsula mainly frequented by bohemians
- Muğla — pleasant inland city with a well-preserved old quarter
- Yalıkavak — village on Bodrum Peninsula
- Aphrodisias — one of the best preserved Roman cities in Turkey, much less crowded than some better known sites
- Pamukkale — the white travertines
Essentially a northwestern extention of Mediterranean coast, this region has the typical “Turkish blue coast” – with mountains covered by pine forests descending right to the sea level. Historical names for this region include Caria.
- International airports of the region are located in Bodrum and Dalaman.
- Ferries connect most towns on the coast to the nearest respective islands belonging to the Dodecanese island group of Greece.
- Aydin and Denizli has daily train services from Izmir.
- A motorway connect the region with Izmir in the north. D400 connects Fethiye with Antalya in the east through Lycian coast.