The coastal resort of Alanya sits along the clear-blue waters of the Mediterranean and offers much more than just sunshine and beaches with its various heritage sites and busy cultural calendar. This ancient fortified city has enjoyed decades of rejuvenation and is home to lively bars, clubs and restaurants that complement its rich history.
Things to do in Alanya
Head to Alanya Castle, which straddles the coastline, before moving on to many of Alanya’s other gems located around the castle, such as the Red Tower by the harbour. Active travellers can find plenty of exciting opportunities, including scuba diving and windsurfing.
Travelling with the kids? Take the family to Sealanya, the largest waterpark in Europe, where you’re sure to thrill the entire family. If you’re up for an adventure, take an excursion to the Green Canyon and take in the natural landscapes of the surrounding area by boat, where you can cool off with a swim in the bright blue waters.
Getting around Alanya
You can get around Alanya by dolmus, which are shared taxis. The Alanya Castle area is compact, making it easy to traverse on foot. The Gazipasa Airport and Antalya Airport serve the Alanya area, offering seasonal flights throughout Europe.