Antalya is becoming a very popular holiday destination for the British travellers, our Antalya guide will show you why Antalya is so populer. Antalya has fantastic, beach- long coastline, a good night life which temps many tourists to Antalya year after year.
A Premier Travel Choice, Antalya is said to be the pearl of the Mediterranean. A City, with all the benefits of a city, shopping malls and markets, minarets, a harbour, modern impressive 5* all inclusive hotels, restored Ottoman houses, restaurants, bars and of course night clubs and a wide choice of tours and excursions. Like most Turkish Cities, Antalya is surrounded by natural beauty being overlooked by the Taurus mountains and also offers such antique wonders as Aspendos, one of the oldest theatres in the World and still hosting concerts and ballet. For a cheap holiday with lots to offer, this resort is hard to beat.So whether you’re booking an all inclusive holiday, half board or self catering holiday in Antalya information in our Antalya guide will help you get the best experience possible from your low cost holiday.
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Holidays from £179 to Antalya. Our Antalya guide will help you get whatever you want out of your holiday in Antalya and these destination guides will help you to have the trip of a lifetime in this gorgous and historic location.
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Getting around Antalya
Beaches to visit in Antalya
Antalya is one of the most visited cities in Turkey every year a thousands of tourists come to our Antalya for beach and the historical this reason. Antalya has 640km of shores and beaches for you to enjoy your family holiday.
To visit Olympos you don’t need a historical knowledge or a guide while visiting, however knowing some basic information about the ruins would make it come to life and fascinate you even more.
Olympos was during Lycia period used to be a port city belonging to the Lycia Federation. It was known as a rich city that it had three representatives in the federation whereas the other cities had only one.
Olympos is often being attacked by the pirates. Olympos was saved by the Roman commander Isauricus. The Genoese’s and the Venetians were helping the city by trading through this port.
17th century when the Olympos has become a peaceful city. Olympos has a deep historical past that is not the only reason of the tourists who stay in Olympos. They are also attracted by the clear water of the Mediterranean in Olympos sandy beach Olympos sea is so clear that the the pebbles underneath the water seem very close to the surface even they are in 7-8 meters deep.
Alanya Portakal (Orange) Beach
Alanya Beach is located in the east of the city centre. Alanya beach is 1km length and it has been honored by a blue flag. It starts from where Oba Stream meets the sea and ends in where Dim Stream meets the sea. It is a wide beach reaching 100 meter width at some points. It is a sandy beach. Entry is free. It is some beach clubs and hotels beach services could be chargeable small fee.
Alanya Damlatas Beach
Damlatas Beach is located in the west of the ancient peninsula of Alanya, just in front of Damlatas Cave, which is also been honored by a blue flag and the beach is sandy. The little cove of the beach towards the peninsula is called Cleopatra. A legend says that this cove was visited by the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and therefore named after her. Cleopatra cove is known by its clear water and pure sandy golden beach. The entry of the beach is free to public.
Konyaalti Beach park is fantastic for the ones who’d like to spend time in the city center with the family or own your own. You can enjoy swimming in the blue flagged crystal clear sea or have fun with the water sport activities in Konyaalti .
Lara Beach is one of the most popular beach with Antalya’s investments of 450 acres of land. Lara beach has plenty of beach clubs, restaurants, cafes, night club, water sports, skating, jogging, football fields, amusement park, open exhibition areas, and recreation areas for kids, bars, beach volley lands, and cycling paths.
Patara Beach with its 18km length it is the longest beach of Antalya and Turkey. Patara Beach is located in the west of Kas. Patara beach was selected as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world by Sunday Times newspaper. Patara Beach is protected by WWF due to the caretta caretta turtles which are under threat. Patara Beach is also the birth place of Santa Nicholas who is known as Father Christmas.
Sightseing in Antalya
Eating on Holiday in Antalya