The gateway to the most popular part of the Turkish coast, Antalya is a rising star as one of the world’s favourite resorts whether you are looking for a historic city or a relaxing holiday on the beach. In fact, some refer to Antalya as the perfect holiday destination and it’s easy to see why.
Unearth the history of Antalya as you walk through the beautifully preserved old city district of Kaleici where restored Ottoman houses and quaint boutiques fill its charming maze of narrow streets. One of the must-sees here is the incredible Hadrian's Gate which was built in AD 130 in order to welcome the Roman Empire. From here you can work your way down to the beautiful Roman-era harbour where you take a boat trip, enjoy beautiful clip top views and find a peaceful spot for lunch. Be sure to have your camera ready for this fantastic area of the city.
Infused with the area’s immense history is modern, luxurious Antalya whose upmarket hotels and trendy waterfront bars make it the perfect spot for relaxation, earning itself the ‘Las Vegas of Turkey’. The stylish Belek resort is one such resort which offers top notch restaurants and numerous five star resorts allowing you to truly unwind. Furthermore you can find huge waterparks, an aquarium, more than a dozen golf courses, zoos and of course the famous coastline in the Antalya area.
With such and so much to see and do, you will struggle to fit it all in especially as you may find it difficult to drag yourself away from the white sand beaches and crystal clear waters that line the beautiful the Gulf of Antalya. Just one of the sand out beaches is the Cleopatra Beach in Alanya which is regarded as one of the top 10 beaches in Turkey and is famous for golden sands, a palm-lined promenade and its elegant hilltop castle.
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