You have made the right decision. A wonderful country and real hospitality awaits the visitor. The versatility and huge variety of leisure activities will make your stay in the Mediterranean an adventure.
Your wishes will be fulfilled in Alanya
The area in and around Alanya has become one of the most popular destinations within the last few years for people from all over the world. The economic development council has reported increased numbers of visitors during the last few years. The figures in 2002 created a new record and even better figures are expected for the years ahead. This is a sign that Turkey is the right place to holiday and relax. The Mediterranean, with its crystal clear blue waters and pleasant temperatures making swimming so enjoyable, is just one side of the coin. Inland from the coast, the land rises up until it reaches its highest point, the peak of Ak Dagi in the Taurus Mountains, about 2.647 metres above sea level. These higher regions offer the visitor a completely different environment because of the mild temperatures during the hot summer months. Lots of travel agencies offer trips into the mountains. Because the days are cooler up there, this can be an enjoyable adventure. Along the coastline to the south you will find excellent small bays with sandy beaches, offering some of the best places in Turkey for swimming.
Visiting Alanya, you should go to the ancient part of the town situated on the Castle Mountain. A small winding road leads to the top where the castle is waiting for you to explore its ruins. To the north you find the castle square, with Kale Camii, the castle mosque, at the end.
To the south, you will find a lighthouse which was built in 1720. The beautiful views of the Mediterranean, the coastline, the houses dotted around the mountain sides and lots of green fertile spots with orange and banana plantations are responsible for the huge amount of visitors attracted to Alanya. There is a slogan which says: Once you have stayed in Alanya, you will want to come again and again. Thousands of holidaymakers confirm this every year by returning to this small paradise.
The culinary aspect attracts many people as well. The number of different dishes is huge and the quality of the food is excellent. Everything is freshly prepared. Experts say that Turkish cuisine is one of the best in the world. Anybody who has spent a holiday over here will quickly agree with this statement. A holiday in Turkey will be one of the most memorable events in your life. Enjoy your stay.