Alanya, Turkey

Where the sun smiles 300 days in a year there is a place called Alanya, located on the Gulf of Antalya on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. Analya usually is the best destination for package holidaymakers. Alanya’s beaches are the main reason people go there. Alanya has two main beaches, to east and west, or the promontory. Alanya puts at your disposal everything you need to know to enjoy your vacations to the fullest.

A comprehensive listing of the best Alanya’s hotels, different accommodation choices, hotel reservations, restaurants, attractions, nightlife, and shopping centers are some of the offers that will make your family vacations even more delightful. Alanya offers you to visit some beautiful places like Damlatas Caves, Alanya Castle, and the Red Tower to make your holiday memories that will last a lifetime. Damlatas Cave is extremely old, with wonderful multicolored stalagmites and stalactites, you can walk into Damlatas cave, with its numerous dripping stalactites, is best known for its purported healing powers over asthma.

The Red Tower is a well-preserved, double-walled fortress has 150 interesting towers and stands 230 meters above the sea. The pine-forest Taurus Mountain allows you to enjoy in views of the natural environment, and to see the beauty of small, rural villages where life continues much as it always has. Alanya is full of shops offering leather apparel, ceramics, jewelry, and other items popular with tourists. The bad thing is that many of them all sell the same things.
Fake products are tremendously plentiful, so don’t expect to be buying the real thing unless you’re in a regular chain store in a proper shopping mall. The most popular souvenirs from Alanya are Hookahs (water pipes) and tobacco as well as Turkish tea sets. Be prepared to haggle over the price, many of the shopkeepers quote prices above what they will sell for. Alanya has one most popular resort center on the Mediterranean.
Seljuk fortress is an extraordinary sight which is dating since the 13th century, and under the ruined walls of mosques there was a Byzantine church. This is telling us that Alanya has important monuments from the Seljuk times. Alanya is the perfect place to relax and enjoy yourself, it’s a place where you can explore the unique dockyards.
This beautiful holiday center with plenty of modern hotels near sandy beaches, fish restaurants, bars and cafes near the harbor will make you perfect for peaceful holidays with relaxation and recreation. If you come to visit Alanya in August, you will have a chance to enjoy the colorful International Folklore Festival when the atmosphere is fulfilled vitality and gaiety.