Recently Alanya, located 115 km east of Antalya, has become a very attractive destination for those tourists who are just looking for a new holiday locations. Alanya is mostly visited by tourists from the UK. In the last 10 years, Alanja has doubled number of tourists, and in the summer time it is about a half million people.
Alanya, just as other cities on the Turkish coast, has a typical Mediterranean climate, miles long sandy beaches with many modern hotels built mainly on the sea coast in the shadow of pine forest, situated in the bay between the Taurus mountains in the north and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Tourists who like the active holidays as well as educational part of the holidays certainly are interesting visits to the Church of St. John from 11.centuries, as well as the fortress built during the reign of emperior Seldzuk.
During the day except enjoying the sun and beaches, many tourists spend their time cruising along the beautiful Alanya’s coastline, or visiting famous historical places in this part of Turkey. Families with children who are going to visit Alanya will definitely see that almost every hotel in Alanya has many pools and aqua-parks, guaranteed fun for the youngest visitors. Alanya is ideal choise for holiday just for everyone, from romantic souls, shopping fans, fans of archaic old cities of the ancient East, as well as for those who are night birds and spend time in discos till early morning hours, and they remember their holidays only in some parts.
Text: Aleksandar Devetak
Published on: 22.10.2010