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What Makes Alanya So Interesting?

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Areas of Alanya

  • Demirtas
  • Mahmutlar
  • Oba
  • Cikcilli
  • Tosmur
  • Alanya Centre
  • Konakli
  • Avsallar
  • Incekum

After Alanya there is a town called Gazipaşa, with the local airport. The Antalya airport is a 1 hour and 45 minutes drive from Alanya centre, and the Gazipaşa airport is 40 minutes' drive.

The tourism season lasts 12 months a year, since we have an average of 300 days of sunshine. The new highway between Alanya and Antalya airport was completed in 2004. There are friendly and hospital local people, who will invite you to drink tea in their homes, or even join their dinner!

Alanya is rich in culture, history, wonderful nature, international supermarkets like Tesco (Kipa), Metro (Makro), Tansas and Migros, modern private hospitals with European standards, and a wide range of activities and opportunities for sightseeing, make Alanya the famous touristic town as we all know.

Alanya Beaches

Kleopatra Beach

Kleopatra beach is one of the most famous beaches in Alanya. It is a sandy, blue-flag beach. There is a small bay next to it. According to the mythology Egyptian Queen Cleopatra, during a voyage in Mediterranean, stopped in Alanya and had a swim in this bay. The special feature of Cleopatra Bay is that the clearness of its water. People who are looking for a long swimming route can swim along the coast to Fosforlu Cave along the peninsula.

Alara Beach

Alara Beach extends almost two kilometers from Alara creek to Karaburun Bay. It has fine sand. It is well maintained and there is a small island in the bay just off of the beach.

Incekum beach

Incekum Beach is approximately one kilometer long, and famous for its very fine sand. You can hire umbrella and sun beds at this beach. It is definitely our favorite beach!

Konaklı Beach

Konaklı Beach is nearly ten kilometers long. It is all sand, with small rocks giving it a natural look. Along the beach are buffets and restaurants. Water sports equipment is available.

Portakal beach

To the east of the city centre, Portakal Beach is around one kilometer long. It is also a sandy, blue-flag beach. As a part of Keykubat Beach, it starts from the place where Oba Creek reaches the sea and finishes where the Dim Creek reaches the sea. Behind the beach rise the magnificent slopes of the Taurus Mountains. In some parts the beach is 100 kilometers wide. It is possible to get service from refreshment stalls or the beach cafes of the hotels. Water sports equipment is available here as well. You can also learn windsurfing from the instructors who work at the hotels. The water is cool where the creeks reach the sea.












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