Ideal duration: 1 - 2 days
Best Time: Feb to May, Sep to Dec Read More
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Alanya is a resort town in the Turkish Riviera, located around 124 kms from Antalya. Alanya is an excellent destination for travelers who seek solitude and a hustle-free countryside trip. It is the perfect blend of medieval history and touristy spots with its turquoise beaches and ancient ruins.
Alanya Fortress, a 6 km stretch of walls, overlooks the city of Alanya and is vaguely visible from Antalya, making the perfect backdrop for this holiday town. Alanya is also famous for its adventure sports; several shops in Alanya offer experiences and lessons on paragliding, sailing, scuba diving, Jeep and Quad Bike Safaris, which you can partake in on all the major beaches in Alanya. If you are looking for a quaint Turkish getaway along the Mediterranean Coast, Alanya is the place for you with its wide sandy beaches and Ottoman residences.