Antalya is located on a cliff in the southern part of Anatolia peninsula, and it commits its name to the memories as the shining star of Mediterranean Sea. It is the home of counties which are famous for their vacation facilities. Mostly travelled counties are Kaş, Alanya, Manavgat and Kemer.
Antalya has a reputation for its golden beaches. Cleopatra and Incekum beaches are in the west of Antalya and they are 2 km. Cleopatra beach is well-known with a myth that Cleopatra goes this seaside to take a shower. Lara and Konyaalti are slices of paradise with translucent turquoise waters, crowded beach bars and clubs. The other beaches are Kale (Demre), Patara, Adrasan, Finike, Tekirova, Phaselis and Ulas beaches.
Historical places are another source for attracting many tourists every year. Olympus, between Adrasan and Kemer, is a place with ruins that are fragmentary and it is found on 2nd century BC. The ancient city of Aspendos became famous with its theatre. Termessos, necropolis in the Mediterranean, has remnants of an agora, theatre and an odion. The other historical places that must be visited are Kaleiçi, Hadrianus, Perge, Sillyon, Phaselis, Limyra, Arycanda, Demre (Myra), the church St. Nicholas, Simena, Kekova, Patara, and Xanthos.
After showing off the historical excellence of Antalya, it is time to talk about its natural beauties. Manavgat Waterfall is a beauty for the lovers of the nature and has a quite high flow rate. Karain Cave is in the 31 km. north-west of Antalya. Sarapsa Inn, Kursunlu Waterfalls, Duden Waterfalls, Chimaera, Koprulu Kanyon, Beldibi Cave, Saklikent, Kirkgoz Inn, Alara Inn & Citadel, and Evdir Inn are the most precious sightseeing areas in Antalya.
In terms of accommodation, Antalya has many alternatives with its luxurious hotels. Madran Palace, with its five stars, offers suites, restaurants and facilities which can just be dreamed. Dedeman Hotel having hotels in many cities has the reputation of best in Antalya. With its fabulous beachfront pools and great waterslides Delphin Palace Hotel is among the bests in Antalya. In luxurious and comfortable hotel Kervansaray Kundu Hotel, you can enjoy Turkish bath.
In conclusion, if you have only one reason to take a vacation to Antalya, we present you much more reasons to get the pleasure of Antalya. The advantage of Antalya with so many beauties and attractions must not be missed.