Alanya is a pretty town located on the coast of the Mediterranean sea and surrounded by high mountains, wide green meadows, plateaus and innumerable rivers.
This little town of the Mediterranean Coast possesses the typical climate of this region with 300 days of sunshine and temperatures rarely going below10 degrees in the winter.
Filled with the traces of history interspersed with wonderful views of nature, Alanya today, has become one of the most vibrant holiday resorts of Turkey. Its modern and cosmopolitan atmosphere are some of the reasons why many tourists from all around the world spends their holidays in Alanya all year round.
Tourists are drawn to the area because of reasonable prices, fantastic weather, sandy beaches, historic sites and fine cuisine. Beach activities in Alanya include wind surfing, parasailing, jet skiing, banana boating.
During winter tourists can alternate time between the beaches and then enjoy various winter sports including skiing, snowboarding, tracking on the Taurus Mountains.
Golf courses in Belek, which serve all year around are easily accessible. Nightclubs, bars, restaurants and live music venues all provide an exciting nightlife.
The tourist industry here is worth over 1.2 billion euros and Alanya is generating 10% of the tourism revenue in Turkey, but the area is also known for its many fruit farms, particularly lemons and oranges, and large harvests of tomatoes and cucumbers
There are flights all year to Antalya and Alanya is a 1 and ½ hour drive from the airport.
Flights from all the major cities of Turkey and Europe arrive at the international airport in Antalya (AYT) and new airport of Alanya Gazipasa (GZP).