Antalya TurkeyAntalya is a city on the Mediterranean coast of southwestern Turkey, the capital city and the administrative center the province of Antalya in Turkey.
It is a picturesque city surrounded by high mountains in south-west Anatolia, on the Mediterranean Gulf of Antalya.
The city is located about 250 kilometres from Ankara, 300 kilometres from Istanbul, 255 kilometres from Adana and 220 kilometres from Izmir. It has population over 1,1 millions inhabitants.
Antalya has a unique nature - a combination of crystal clear sea and the beauty of the Taurus mountain, beautiful beaches - and great atmosphere - a number of nightclubs, bars, restaurants, cafes and historic landmarks in the vicinity. The city is famous worldwide with the first-class facilities and services in hotels and hospitality of local people.
Many festivals and sports events take place throughout the year and some of the most popular of them are the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival and the International Eurasia Film Festival.
All these features, its proximity to the resorts of Belek, Kemer, Alanya and Side and its central location on the Turkish Riviera region make it a top tourist destination.
Antalya hotels are one of the best in the world and in our opinion very cheap by comparison with other hotels of the same class in Asia and Europe as they offer a lot of facilities and services : windsurfing, beach vollleyball, scuba diving, tennis, wonderful hotel swimming-pools, amusing programs for the kids, horse riding, golf and others.
It is a good idea to try to find promotional travel packages for 7 days for your holiday in Antalya as early as possible because it will cost you less to stay in the first-class hotels or other kind.