The resort of Alanya is always full of life. Sunbathing, swimming, surfing, diving, rafting, sea fishing or shopping and souvenir shops, visiting the archaeological museum, strolling down the long pier to the lighthouse or having a photo shoot – the choice is always yours.
The city is a whole agglomeration, which includes Alanya itself and nearby villages, stretching along the Mediterranean coast.
Oba is one of the most prestigious areas in Alanya. Nature is adjacent to a well-developed urban infrastructure. Large shopping and entertainment centers and modern hotels coexist with green areas and playgrounds for children. Oba beaches are marked with the international certificate of purity – “Blue Flag”.
Tosmur – a quiet, picturesque area 5 kilometers from the city center – stretches from the sea with beautiful beaches towards the Taurus Mountains. The pastoral way of life in the village promotes rest and relaxation, and the excellently functioning public transport will allow you to plunge into the thick of city life at any time. From Tosmur it is easy to get to the favorite resting place of Alanians – the green Dim-Chay valley and the river of the same name. Comfortable campsites, restaurants overlooking the river or lunch on a raft await travelers.
Konakli will appeal to fans of shopping and parties. On Wednesdays, the colorful bazaar will offer a wide selection of souvenirs, sweets and Turkish tea. A 2-storey leather goods store is popular among the guests. There are many bars, restaurants and discos for tourists. But the beaches here are pebbly and not very convenient for children.
Okurcalar, 35 kilometers from Alanya, with comfortable hotels and cozy sand and pebble beaches, a sloping seabed, on the contrary, is perfect for families with children. They will also love the popular Water Planet Aquapark. The prices here are quite democratic.
Incekum attracts with its golden beaches about 8 km long, excellent service and a magical pine forest. The air here is favorable for people with weak lungs. For active tourists, there are many water activities and even a diving school. Romantics, on the other hand, should definitely see sunsets of extraordinary beauty.
Karaburun will be of interest to lovers of antiquity, divers and sailing fans. Inspection of the ruins of the ancient cities of Justiniano, Alarakhan and the excavations of the ancient harbor will in no way interfere with those wishing to explore the depths of the sea. Frequent winds in this region will make your sailing trip unforgettable.
Mahmutlar is located 12 kilometers from the center of Alanya. It grew up on the site of a banana plantation. Now there are many hotels and excellent apartments with swimming pools for a comfortable stay. For children and adults, there are many small parks with fountains, shady benches, playgrounds and outdoor sports equipment. Excellent equipped embankment, cafes, restaurants, weekly markets with the freshest products. The long coastline is mostly sandy and pebble, the entrance to the sea is rather sharp, immediately with great depth.
Avsallar is located 20 kilometers from Alanya. In addition to beautiful beaches sheltered from the wind by cliffs, this area will offer adult tourists a wide range of entertainment – from shopping and souvenir shops, bars and nightclubs to visiting Turkish baths and spas. You can order a rafting tour on the Alara River. Children will be happy to visit the Waterland water park and the Dolphinarium.
Kestel is a corner of peace and quiet 9 kilometers from the bustle of the city. In recent years, it has changed significantly – instead of old houses and vacant lots, a modern district with residential complexes of the highest level has grown here. Low-rise buildings allow you to admire the mountains, the sea and orange groves. The beaches are mostly rocky and pebble, good complexes equip their guests with sandy beaches with full infrastructure. Despite the novelty of the area, everything you need is already provided for: a market is open every week, there are excellent shops, cafes and restaurants. There is a bus to the center of Alanya every 20 minutes.
When choosing a hotel or apartment, decide on your wishes for a vacation. Often mothers with children prefer a hotel – there is no need to think about what to feed the children and how to keep them occupied, there are many of them in Avsallar and Okurcalar. Connoisseurs of active nightlife usually prefer hotels in the center of Alanya itself or Oba for the nearby clubs. For a longer and more relaxing stay, good apartments for rent in Kestel, Mahmutlar or Tosmur are perfect, where there is everything you need for life.