Alanya is on Turkey’s southwest coast, with its harbour and castle. A cosmopolitan mix of lively bars runs along the waterfront. With its two Blue Flag beaches are separated by a towering peninsula. Cleopatra Beach, on the western side, is the more popular of the two. It’s a 2-kilometre stretch of sand with a dramatic view of the castle.
The Eastern Beach has slightly rockier water’s edge. The nightlife is famous; the disco bars are a good place to grab a drink in the evening before the major clubs along the harbour get going around 11pm.
The town of Alanya is concentrated around the old harbour where you will find lively bars and restaurants, most of which stay open all year round. The town boasts many 5 star hotels and countless boutiques tempting you with leather goods and jewellery.
For those interested in history, a visit to the Archaeology and Ethnography Museum is a must, or for a more relaxing day take a boat trip or just relax on one of the blue flag beaches.
A visit to the Alanya Castle is a must, take in the history and enjoy the amazing 360 degree views. After you have visited the castle take a stroll down to the harbour and explore the Red Tower which was built in 1226 to protect the castle. Also nearby is the Old Shipyard which is also worth checking out.
AVSALLAR is a small quiet resort town situated 25km to the west of Alanya city centre. There is a lovely beach located 500 metres away offering a range of water sport activities. You can find the town centre 750 metres away, here you will find a variety of shops, cafes, restaurants and local amenities.
BEKTAS is renowned for its natural beauty and unrivaled panoramic vistas situated at 500 metres above the sea level. The famous Cleopatra Beach can be found 3km away and it is just 2km to reach the Alanya city centre.
KARGICAK is a delightful village that still holds its traditional charm and offers stunning views of highlands of Taurus Mountains and the Mediterranean. Kargicak village is situated 15 km from the Alanya town centre.
MAHMUTLAR is a small resort but has a great centre offering a variety of lovely shops, cafes, great restaurants, it also has a newly opened shopping mall and has a beautiful seafront.
OBA is a lovely popular district in Alanya with a beautiful beach and a wonderful town centre offering many shops, cafes, restaurants and bars and all of your everyday amenities. The local bus service can take you into the Alanya city centre.
TOSMUR is situated next to the Dim River and is surrounded by many green areas. Tosmur itself has many facilities and amenities as well as a wonderful beach promenade boasting a variety of lovely shops, great restaurants and markets.
Alanya is a truly modern town approximately two hours’ drive from Antalya. It’s a great place to buy a Property in Turkey.
We have a selection of property in Alanya which offers an all year round experience, swim in the summer, and ski in the mountains in the winter. It boasts ten championship golf courses within 30 minutes’ drive of the resort.
What's on throughout 2019
Alanya International Culture and Arts Festival - This event brings a wide variety of street shows and exhibitions to the town (15th June - 17th June)
Fancy Women Cycling Tour - The event is for women only, all dressed up. The event will begin at Ataturk monument in Alanya Centre and will be starting at the same time in many other cities and towns around Turkey. The event began back in 2013 in Izmir and has raised awareness throughout Turkey. The event slogan reads "World Changes If Women Go To Street" (22nd September)
Alanya Jazz Festival - The event takes place at Red Tower which will be filled with the smooth sounds of trumpets and trombones (26th September - 29th September)
Azerbaijan Cinema Week - This event will be taking place in the Red Tower area of Alanya. There will be free entry and all movies will have Turkish subtitles (30th September - 4th October)
Alanya International Triathlon - This will be the competitions 29th year and it will be held behind the Alanya town hall. Around 500 countries and 1000 athletes will be competing (5th October - 6th October)
Alanya Wood Sculpture Symposium - Exhibitions will be held where you can admire amazing wood sculptures (2nd November - 25th November)
TUESDAY & SUNDAY: location, near Toptan Hal/Wholesalers and not far from the Can Hospital sells mostly clothes and household goods.
TUESDAY: Location,Manavgat area has a big market
MONDAY & SATURDAY:Locations- Mahmutlar
SATURDAY: Location,Tosmur area
Things to do!
Alanya Castle and Cave-
Set in the southern Turkish city of Alanya is this Medieval Castle. Begin with a look around Seljuk Castle and continue up to Cebel-l Reis Mountain were you will find one of Turkey’s most beautiful caves, Dim Cave. Discover the charms of Alanya.
The cave is open to visitors all throughout the year.
See the beautiful hot springs and natural formation of travertine. You can also explore the ancient city of Hierapolis, which was built on top of Pamukkale, were you will find the roman amphitheatre, the historical museum and much more. This is truly a wonderful place to visit.
Manavgat Market and Waterfalls-
Enjoy wild nature, some shopping in a busy market town and then a relaxing cruise down the Manavgat River to the sea as you sail past reed beds and sandy beaches.
An exciting day trip on a Jeep travelling through winding narrow surfaced paths and trails, seeing beautiful landscapes that nature has to offer. There is a lunch break to recharge batteries before setting out to continue to view the countryside before heading back to relax and enjoy the evening sunset.