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Alanya Holidays

With a glorious blend of old meets new, it’s easy to see why holidays to Alanya are a popular choice!

Holidays in Alanya

Boasting an ancient castle as its backdrop and a large harbour along its shoreline; Turkey’s southernmost resort Alanya reveals two sandy beaches with abundant water sports and a modern marina lined with bars and restaurants.

Its bustling town centre has lots of shops and bazaars; along with hotels, eateries, and a lively nightlife scene. Get up close to ancient sites in the Old Town, including the Citadel and Red Tower, or explore the natural caves and coves along the coastline.

Further afield discover the wonders of Antalya and the amphitheatres at Perge and Aspendos. Add in an excellent choice of hotels and apartments and a year-round sunny climate and it’s easy to see why Alanya is a favourite destination in Turkey.

Whether you’re dreaming about a family holiday, a romantic break for two, or a fun-packed getaway with friends; a holiday to Alanya really does tick all the boxes on your wish list.

Travel guide

Alanya is perfect for a sunshine holiday from May to October with temperatures between 27 to 35°C. April and November can also see the thermometer hit a balmy 21°C. 

  • Best time to visit: May-October
  • Average temp: 25°C/77°F
  • Average flight time: 5 Hours
  • Most suited for: Families, Couples
  • Currency: Turkish Lira
  • Time Difference: +2 hours

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Whether it is discovering a new city or re-visiting a favourite destination, our choice of funky boutique hotels to luxury 5 star palaces allows you to shape your break the way you want it.

Things to see and do in Alanya

You'll be spoilt for things to see and do during Alanya holidays. Spend your days on Alanya Beach or Cleopatra Beach and try out the plethora of water sports including parasailing and jet skiing or relish a splashing time with loved ones at the Alanya Aqua Park.

Head to the town centre for the cinema and bowling alley. Explore the coastline on a boat trip from the Marina, take a jetfoil over to the island of Cyprus, or enjoy a fishing or diving excursion. Visit the weekly market in Yesiloz and the Damlataş and Dim Caves are just waiting to be discovered.

Alanya boasts a lively nighttime scene. When the sun goes down, enjoy drinks by the waterfront, wander through the bazaars, dine in a traditional restaurant, and finish the night off in a nightclub or disco. Many Alanya hotels offer entertainment programmes with belly dancing shows and live music.

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Food and drink in Alanya

You'll find lots of choices to tempt your taste buds on a holiday to Alanya. Turkish specialities not to miss include locally caught Fish and Seafood, Dolmas, and Kofte Meatballs.

Savour some traditional Turkish sweet apple tea or strong coffee, while a glass of Raki or local wine makes a good accompaniment to your meal.

There's also a broad selection of international cuisine available including Thai and Chinese, as well as fast-food options such as Burger King and McDonald’s. For excellent value for money, book an Alanya all-inclusive hotel where snacks, drinks, and meals are usually included in the cost of your holiday.

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Alanya's Weather

Average monthly temperature in Alanya (°C)

  • Jan 15°C
  • Feb 16°C
  • Mar 18°C
  • Apr 22°C
  • May 27°C
  • Jun 32°C
  • Jul 35°C
  • Aug 35°C
  • Sep 31°C
  • Oct 27°C
  • Nov 21°C
  • Dec 17°C
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