Alanya

Travel Guide
Alanya
Ancient Seljuk ruins and mystical caves stand alongside golden-sand beaches and resort hotels in this lively city on the Turkish Riviera.

Old meets new in Alanya with an intriguing blend of ancient Seljuk heritage and modern resort activities. Explore a citadel of centuries-old landmarks, visit archaeological museums and discover the stunning natural beauty of Turkey’s Mediterranean coastline. Additionally, Alanya offers attractive sandy beaches, amusement parks, seafront hotels and a lively nightlife scene.

Alanya began as a fortified citadel on a rocky peninsula. It is home to popular historical attractions such as the 13th-century Alanya Castle, built by the sultan of the Seljuk dynasty. Stroll along zigzagging lanes lined with cafés and souvenir shops to Alanya Shipyard, one of Turkey’s last surviving Seljuk dockyards. Gaze up at the impressive Red Tower, a 108-foot-tall (33-metre) octagonal watchtower.

Stretching in both directions from the peninsula are safe swimming beaches framed by all-inclusive hotels, bars and restaurants. Select one to sip a raki (aniseed-flavored liquor) and sample a Turkish kebab or meze (mixed appetiser platter). Join boat trips to magnificent sea caves, including Asiklar Cave, Kizlar Cave and Phosphorus Cave.

Try Jet-Skiing, parasailing and snorkeling at Keykubat Beach and Portakal Beach, running east from the shipyard. Go to Damlatas Beach, near the peninsula’s western side, and marvel at the stalagmites and stalactites of Damlatas Cave. Continue to Cleopatra Beach, another popular watersports centre. Legend states that the Egyptian queen Cleopatra once swam here.

Away from the beach, museums retrace the city’s history. Spot artifacts from the Byzantine, Ottoman, Seljuk and Roman periods at the Alanya Archaeological Museum. Learn about the Turkish revolutionist Mustafa Kemal Ataturk at the Alanya Ataturk House Museum.

Have fun on fairground attractions and waterslides at Alanya Lunapark. Browse the boutiques and fashion outlets of Alanya Shopping Mall. Enjoy a night out at the cocktail bars, discos and pubs centred on the historic shipyard.

Get here by flying to Gazipaşa Airport, located 25 miles (41 kilometres) south from Alanya’s city centre. Flights arrive daily from major European destinations. Balmy Mediterranean temperatures make holidays in Alanya pleasant year-round.

Day One Beach Resort & Spa - Adults Only
Day One Beach Resort & Spa - Adults Only
Ahmet Tokus Blv. 100, Alanya, Antalya, 07425
The price is ₹9,592 per night from 3 Oct to 4 Oct
Stay at this beach resort in Alanya. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and 2 outdoor pools. Popular attractions Keykubat Beach and Alanyum Shopping Mall are located ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (28 reviews)
"Very good hotel"

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2022

Haydarpasha Palace
Haydarpasha Palace
5 out of 5
Turkler Mevkii Konakli, Alanya, Antalya, 07407
The price is ₹12,145 per night from 26 Oct to 27 Oct
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Alanya. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (306 reviews)
Great service
"+ The hotel is beatiful outside and inside. + Rooms are fresh and equipped. + Personnel is super friendly and helpful, in this regards it was the best hotel I ever been to! + A lot of food and it is very good and there is some place to eat available almost 24 hrs. - It's a bit too crowded, especially ..."

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2022

Orange County Alanya - Family Concept - All inclusive
Orange County Alanya - Family Concept - All inclusive
5 out of 5
Merkez Mah., Alparslan Turkes Bulvari, Okurcalar, Alanya, Antalya, 07410
Stay at this 5-star luxury resort in Alanya. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the comfy rooms in their reviews. ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (540 reviews)
"Pool and restaurant were good"

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2022

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Bella Rose Apart
Bella Rose Apart
Mesut Caddesi Oba yolu Mevki No: 25, Alanya, Antalya, 7400
Stay at this business-friendly aparthotel in Alanya. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a children's pool. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the property ...
3.9/5 Good! (27 reviews)
Veldig hyggelig og hjelpsom personell
"Kort, okey opphold."

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2021

Royalisa City Apart Hotel
Royalisa City Apart Hotel
Mehmet Akif Ersoy Cd. No: 23, Alanya, Antalya, 07400
Stay at this beach aparthotel in Alanya. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and a beach locale. Popular attractions Palmiye Hotel plajı and Milli Egemenlik Stadium ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (47 reviews)
"What you would expect from a 3 star hotel. Brilliant staff service. Big and spacious rooms. Great if visiting with family."

Reviewed on 28 Mar 2022

Respect Apart Hotel
Respect Apart Hotel
Guller Pinari, Yenilmez Cd. No:4, Alanya, Antalya, 07400
Stay at this beach aparthotel in Alanya. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and a beach locale. Popular attractions Kleopatra Beach and Anjeliq Beach are located ...
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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