Heart of Turkish Riviera

Carrying the traces of the past to the present, the eastern Antalya towns open their arms to travellers of all styles. You can take part in boat and yacht tours and play golf in world-class areas in this destination where you will feel the luxury in nature while taking in the scents of history and wide accommodation options.

The Most Popular Holiday Resorts of the Mediterranean: Side, Manavgat and Alanya 

Along the Mediterranean coast, there are three towns that stand out for their beauty: Side, Manavgat, and Alanya. It is one of the most preferred areas especially for summer holidays. It has a wide range of accommodation options such as luxury resorts, hotels, hostels, apartments and campsites along the entire costline. Side is a major port city in the Ancient Pamphylia Region that attracts both domestic and international visitors. Side was the first settlement on the peninsula and was the centre of culture, science, and bishopric during the Roman period, with a history dating back to the 7th century BC.

On sunny days, you can swim at the sparkling blue-flag beaches, go on boat and yacht tours, and relax in crystal clear coves while enjoying the cool Mediterranean waters. Walking between the ancient ruins on the colonnaded street, antique theatre, shopping in the bazaar where historical houses are located, sipping a cold drink while watching the sunset at the Temple of Apollo, the symbol of Side, will accompany your best memories.

Manavgat will make your holiday unforgettable with its historical, cultural, and natural beauties, which will bring a feast to your lungs with its clean air. You can add the Manavgat Waterfall, popular among visitors of Antalya, to your travel list. Drinking a cup of Turkish coffee accompanied with the relaxing sound of the waterfalls will definitely be the star of your day. One of the most beautiful places for rafting, which is indispensable for adventure lovers from the age 7 to 70, is Köprülü Canyon. In Oymapınar Lake, you can spend a day for well-being, go fishing, go hiking or take a boat ride.

Alanya, on the other hand, is very generous with the various opportunities it offers. You can join yacht tours in this region, which is literally the cradle of civilizations, and be one with nature by participating in diving tours. Alanya Castle and Red Tower are places that must be visited. You should not pass without seeing Damlataş Cave and Dim Cave. At the same time, the vibrant nightlife brings this place to the fore. Don't miss out on tasting seafood and having a village breakfast in all these holiday resorts.

Antalya’s Gates to the Past

Apart from the sea, sand and sun trio offered by the city, if you are expecting a holiday where you can trace the history and culture, Antalya has a lot to offer. Perge Ancient City is one of them. This ancient city, which was the capital of the ancient Pamphylia Region, will fascinate you with its eye-catching beauty as soon as you enter through its gate. It is among the most organized ancient cities of Anatolia. You can observe the majority of the artefacts unearthed during the excavations here at the Antalya Archeology Museum. One of the most impressive places of the ancient city, where you can see ruins such as baths, agora and theater, is undoubtedly the columned street that still preserves its texture.

The Aspendos Theatre, which impresses all visitors, is the most symbolic structure of the Aspendos Ancient City that has survived to the present day. Famed for its epic acoustics, the Aspendos Ancient Theatre is the best preserved monument of its type from the ancient world, and one of the most intact in the world.  Built by Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Aspendos Theater has a capacity of 20.000 people. Isn't it impressive? Make sure to attend the International Aspendos Opera and Ballet Festivals held in the two-thousands-year-old wondrous theatre and have a fairy-tale experience.

The Flamboyant Golf Paradise Belek

The primary sports centres of Türkiye, Belek is also one of the most preferred destinations in Antalya. The region, which is known for its secluded resorts, offers nature, sports, and vacations, as well as a plethora of shopping options. With its lively nature, rich flora, zoological variety and friendly climate, Belek is one of the world’s leading golf destinations.  Belek has more to offer than you expected with its resorts providing sport activities such as football, tennis, or golf 12 months a year. After a day of golfing in one of the golf courses awarded as “Best Gold Resort in Europe”, where the green of its forests meets the enchanting blue of the Mediterranean, you can relax on the silky sand beaches and relief from stress with spa facilities in comfortable, fully-equipped and luxury hotels by the sea... The meeting point of history, nature and the unique colours of the Mediterranean, Belek is a one-of-a-kind dream of vacation in the minds and hearts of millions of people. Set the scene in the Turkish Riviera and do not miss your story.