Antalya is the gateway to the area of south Turkey known as the Turkish Riviera. With a warm year-round climate, luxury hotels, golf courses and beautiful beaches, it’s easy to see why holidays in Antalya have plenty to offer its visitors. Backed by the rugged Taurus Mountains, the Antalya coastline offers a good choice of holiday resorts, each with their own character and atmosphere. Antalya’s pretty old town has a palm-lined promenade and vibrant nightlife, while Belek has great golf courses and a pristine shoreline. Side combines ancient ruins with a smart harbour and modern seaside hotels, whilst Alanya has two sandy beaches and a 13th century fortress. Kemer is lively after dark and Lara Beach is home to a selection of five star seafront hotels. Popular with families, couples and solo travellers, Antalya holidays have something to suit every kind of holidaymaker. Why not hop on a flight to Antalya and see what you’re missing!
Things To Do
Holidays in Antalya often centre around the region's excellent beaches, but there's far more to do besides swimming and sunbathing. Golf, diving, shopping, snorkelling, hiking and water sports are just some of the many activities on offer. Explore the Damlatas Caves in Alanya, or discover the ancient amphitheatre and temple ruins at Side. Dolphinland and Aqualand in Anatalya make great family days out.
Each of the resorts in the Antalya region has its own range of evening entertainment to keep all ages happy. Nightlife in Alanya is lively, but doesn't tend to attract crowds of revellers. In most larger resorts, you can choose between belly dancing shows, discos, clubs and quiet bars.
Food & Drink
Youll be spoilt for choice on where to dine out in the Antalya region. You can chose from a range of English, European and Chinese dishes along with fast food takeaways in larger resorts. Don't miss local Turkish dishes such as Kofte, Shish Kebab and Dolma followed by Baklava for dessert. Turkish coffee and raki are local specialist drinks. All inclusive hotels are increasingly popular in the region.