a paradise on earth on the shores of the Mediterranean. A
famous destination for conventions, incentives, holidays and
special interest tours. It's an attractive city with shady,
palm-lined boulevards and a prize-winning marina. Not to be
missed is the picturesque old quarter called Kaleiçi
(Citadel, with narrow winding streets and quaint, old,
wooden houses next to the city walls).
Antalya has been an amazing place in history for more than
2000 years, thanks to the Romans, Byzantines, Seljuks and
Ottomans. It was once a place where conventions (with up to
15.000 people) were held in second century B.C.. Antalya and
its surroundings are Turkey's tourism capital. It has a full
range of accommodations, from tourist class to deluxe
hotels, conference halls, cultural events, famous cuisine,
as well as hospitable people who will make your visits
comfortable and enjoyable.
ACTIVITIES Golfing: Golf lovers will not want to miss The
National Golf Club in Belek which is one of the top modern
holiday centers in Turkey. Belek is located 40 kms west of
Antalya and offers a championship 18-hole golf course as
well as a 9-hole course. This golfing area is situated
between shady pine forests not far from some of the nicest
beaches in the region.
Marinas: The Turban Kaleiçi Marina which has won
several awards is considered to be one of the loveliest
marinas in Turkey. An extraordinary blend of ancient and
modern environmental design with numerous plants, trees and
exotic flowers. A peaceful retreat from the hustle and
bustle is Setur Marina located 10 km west of Antalya which
offers all types of yacht services.
Shopping: Some of the best shopping may be found in
the Kaleiçi district near the city walls. Old Turkish
Kilims, original Gold jewelery, leather products, natural
cotton clothing, handmade wood items as well as traditional
Turkish handicrafts. Cumhuriyet and Işiklar are the two
other shopping avenues.
TOUR & EXCURSIONS /
Ancient Cities Perge. Aspendos, Side, Phaselis, Olympos, and
Myra. Alanya Museum, Seljuk Castle, Kizilkule, including a
short boat trip. Termessos and Düden waterfalls.