Antalya Best Destinations, Best Beaches of Turkey

July 26, 2009 by  
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Turkey opens its de luxe doors for the primrose path of precious visitors by indicating the grandiose travel city, Antalya. Deciding to take a rest in a beach city, you should consider Antalya once again as it really deserves all the affirmative comments. What makes it a magnificent city is hidden in its shining beaches, luxurious hotels entailing what you may desire, and historical places covering your expectations about sightseeing.

Antalya is located on a cliff in the southern part of Anatolia peninsula, and it commits its name to the memories as the shining star of Mediterranean Sea. It is the home of counties which are famous for their vacation facilities. Mostly travelled counties are Kaş, Alanya, Manavgat and Kemer.

Antalya has a reputation for its golden beaches. Cleopatra and Incekum beaches are in the west of Antalya and they are 2 km. Cleopatra beach is well-known with a myth that Cleopatra goes this seaside to take a shower. Lara and Konyaalti are slices of paradise with translucent turquoise waters, crowded beach bars and clubs. The other beaches are Kale (Demre), Patara, Adrasan, Finike, Tekirova, Phaselis and Ulas beaches.

Alanya BeachesHistorical places are another source for attracting many tourists every year. Olympus, between Adrasan and Kemer, is a place with ruins that are fragmentary and it is found on 2nd century BC. The ancient city of Aspendos became famous with its theatre. Termessos, necropolis in the Mediterranean, has remnants of an agora, theatre and an odion. The other historical places that must be visited are Kaleiçi, Hadrianus, Perge, Sillyon, Phaselis, Limyra, Arycanda, Demre (Myra), the church St. Nicholas, Simena, Kekova, Patara, and Xanthos.

After showing off the historical excellence of Antalya, it is time to talk about its natural beauties. Manavgat Waterfall is a beauty for the lovers of the nature and has a quite high flow rate. Karain Cave is in the 31 km. north-west of Antalya. Sarapsa Inn, Kursunlu Waterfalls, Duden Waterfalls, Chimaera, Koprulu Kanyon, Beldibi Cave, Saklikent, Kirkgoz Inn, Alara Inn & Citadel, and Evdir Inn are the most precious sightseeing areas in Antalya.

Antalya Historical PlacesIn terms of accommodation, Antalya has many alternatives with its luxurious hotels. Madran Palace, with its five stars, offers suites, restaurants and facilities which can just be dreamed. Dedeman Hotel having hotels in many cities has the reputation of best in Antalya. With its fabulous beachfront pools and great waterslides Delphin Palace Hotel is among the bests in Antalya. In luxurious and comfortable hotel Kervansaray Kundu Hotel, you can enjoy Turkish bath.

In conclusion, if you have only one reason to take a vacation to Antalya, we present you much more reasons to get the pleasure of Antalya. The advantage of Antalya with so many beauties and attractions must not be missed.

Travel to Side, Side Vacations, Side Attractions, Antalya’s Best Destinations, Historical Vacations in Turkey, Antalya Vacations

August 13, 2008 by  
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Located along the coast of Mediterranean, Side is one of the fastest growing holiday places in Antalya Turkey. Under the shining sun, Side offers azure blue to its visitors.

Side has historical places dating back to ancient times. Built in 167 A.D. by architect Zeno, Aspendos is a famous theatre. It has 40 rows of marble banks in it used to accommodate 15,000 people. It was built as a gift to the city, and it has been preserved well for now. The other attraction is the Temples of Apollo and Athena. Dedicated to Athena and Apollo, the temples were built in the second half of the second century A.D. To add, you can visit Byzantine hospital, built in 6th century B.C. and Nymphaeum . The main beauty of Side is its waterfall named as Manavgat. The refreshing voice of the waterfall on your ears, you spend your time in its restaurants and shops, buying carpets, jewellery and leather goods.

Turkey BeachesIt is famous for ancient baths named spa. A steam sauna and heated rooms are available under the floor, including refreshment rooms. Leisure activities in the area include horse riding and white water rafting. Also, you can spend your time with water sports.

For the ones who like night life, there are many options to choose. It has a lively bars and clubs in the coast. OXYD is the biggest disco in Side.

Side has many hotels differentiating according to prices. In The Sunrise Queen Hotel with five stars, you will see the service and facilities with high standards. Hotel is situated right on the beautiful sandy beach. Located in Kumkoy, Papillon Muna has 294 standard rooms ‘120 hotel rooms, 174 bungalow standard rooms’. Situated right on the beach in Titreyen Göl, The Grand Prestige Hotel is an ideal place to relax. Located in Manavgat, Linda Hotel has 165 rooms, 330 beds. 2 restaurants, 4 bars, disco.

All in all, by stepping towards Side, you see the historical glory and natural richness. For your vacation plans, make a point to visit this place while in Turkey.