Wednesday, 27 October 2010
Altinkum - Turkey Travel Guide
Relax on the beach, explore the marine life or enjoy a horseback safari.
•Alanya is a top spot for sunshine holidaysin Turkey.
•Surrounded by stunning beaches, Alanya, sits at the end of a craggy peninsula overlooking warm, sparkling Mediterranean waters. It has a pretty harbour and many of the beaches in Alanya are blue flag beaches. A 13th century fortress with 150 towers sits atop the headland.
•We have superb 4* and 5* hotels in Alanya offering luxurious pools and facilities with stunning views out to sea; this is the perfect place to relax.
•Ideal for sunworshippers, divers, culture vultures and watersports enthusiasts.
•The beaches in Alanya: Alanya has two long sandy beaches with loungers, parasols, cafes, bars and watersports. There are some fantastic boat trips along this rugged coastline.
•Blue flag beaches in Alanya? There are blue flag beaches at Dalmlatas Public beach, Kleopatra west and Kleopatra east. Plus there are many more in front of the hotels in the coastline around Alanya.
•Diving in Alanya, Turkey: With underwater caverns and caves Alanya is a popular dive destination. Most of the dive sites are near Alanya Castle where there are dramatic dropoffs under the surface of the sea. The sites are also very suitable for night dives. There are courses for beginners, PADI and CMAS qualifications.
•What else can I do Alanya?
•There is a water park, golfing, mountain biking, bungee jumping, river rafting on the Alara River, and excellent diving on offer.
•There are several places to visit such as the Damlatas Caves, Alanya Castle and the Red Tower to visit.
•Climb the pine-forested Taurus Mountains and enjoy spectacular views of the coastline and visit small local villages. The mountains are about a half an hour's drive out of town.
•When is the best time to visit Alanya? May - October. Although its mild climate does attract many visitors all year round.
•Eating out in Alanya: There are good few restaurants offering great food, these include traditional Turkish food, British pubs, fast food, Italian and Mexican restaurants.
•The best restaurants in Alanya? At the moment, our holidaymakers top tip for dining out in Alanya is to try the Sultan restaurant.
•Shopping in Alanya: Perfect your haggling skills at the local market. Shops in the resort include jewellery, pottery and leather goods.
•Nightlife in Alanya: The harbour area is buzzing at night with cafes, restaurants, bars and discos. There is also a party bus to nearby club and party venue Audioturium.
•Holidays to Alanya: We have an excellent choice of holidays in Alanya.
•Hotels in Alanya: We have excellent hotels in Alanya, all with our lowest prices guaranteed.
•Cheap Flights to Alanya: We have cheap flights to Antalya with all your favourite airlines and operators. The flight takes just over 4 hours from UK airports.
•Car hire in Alanya: There's so much to explore, you would be wise to hire a car. We can offer great deals on car hire in Alanya so check us out when completing your holiday booking.
•Transfers to your hotel in Alanya: We can book your transfers to your hotel in Alanya by either shuttle or private taxi. We can also book UK airport car parks online, plus travel insurance and currency exchange for your holiday.
•Alanya Hotel Reviews: Written exclusively by genuine customers who have booked and stayed in the hotel.
Did you know? Tourism first developed in Alanya to cope with the demands of visitor seeking out the famous local Damlatas caves which can be found on the west side of the peninsula with trails from Damlatas beach.
Posted by john at 06:39