The region, bathed in sunshine
for 300 days of the year, is a paradise for sunbathing, swimming, and
sports activities like wind surfing, water skiing, sailing, mountain
climbing and spelunking.
Yacht and sand beach
At Aqua Park, on
the eastern coast, every kind of water sport is available, including
exciting water slides.
In March and April you can
ski in the morning, eat a delicious lunch of fresh fish at Antalya's
marina and sunbathe, swim or wind surf in the afternoon. You can see
wildlife - deer and mountain goat - that are under a conservation
program in Duzler Park, north of Antalya.
Shopping at a local store
Also in the region,
trapped in the mountains 1,050 meters above sea level, is beautiful
Lake Saida, an ideal location for relaxation and cooling off on
the sandy beaches or in the lake side cafes, hotels and restaurants
.Giant cedar trees
grow in Kizildag National Park, south of Yalvac. amid one of
Turkey's most splendid landscapes.
The entire length from
Konyaalti Beach to the Kirlangic Peninsula is 4 national
preserve, the Bey Daglari (Olympos) National Park.
Kemer, resort town has been carefully designed to
blend in with the surrounding scenery and offers an ideal environment
for a wonderful holiday. The fully-equipped Kemer marina allows
yachtsmen to enjoy the unspoiled bays and beaches south of
the town. Shoppers will delight in the wonderful range of high
quality souvenirs for sale. A beach promenade north of the marina
has steps down from its cafes and shops leading directly to the
beach. Kerner Beach is a Blue Flag beach.
Kaleici Yacht Harbor, Antalya
South of Olympos,
tranquil waters and sandy beaches line the Bay of Cavus
where you can water ski on calm waters, discover the
colorful marine life or explore the incredible sea caves on
the northern shore.
ancient harbor of Andriace, west of Demre, has a good beach for
swimming and sunbathing. Notice the busts of Faustina and
Hadrian next to an ancient storage shed. The swimming and diving
are excellent in the clear cool water around Kas.
sunbathers alike enjoy Belek, a modem luxurious holiday center
and golfer's paradise, 40 km from Antalya. The National Golf
Club located in Belek features a wide variety of water sports as
well as a championship 18-hole golf course and 9-hole academy
course. Visitors may sample some of Turkey's finest cuisine and
enjoy open air discos for evening entertainment.
The large and
popular resort center of Alanya lies at one end of
a rocky promontory which juts out into the Mediterranean between
two long sandy beaches.
about 25 km from Alanya to the west, is a holiday resort
center with fine sandy beaches.