Alanya, the shining star of the Mediterranean is the perfect tourist destination with its long sandy beaches, historical artefacts, natural beauties, fish restaurants, contemporary hotels, cafes, bars and discos. Alanya welcomes you with its 13th century dating Seljuk Castle which is situated like a crown at top of Alanya peninsula. Unprecedented shipyard and monumental Kizil Kule is the worth seeing historical places beside of the impressive castle. Summit of the Alanya peninsula where the castle is most behold place to have panoramic Alanya scenery. There are cafes and restaurants there servicing for the people who want to enjoy this magical scenery. In gift shops carefully made souvenirs and ornamentals will make your day unforgettable as well as restaurants and cafes. Observation terrace is a visually attractive place again for to have this panoramic view. You can also have an extra comfort by using the cafes and restaurants services on the terrace. Apart from watching the panoramic view from the terrace you also can have a picnic in green fragrant gardens.
Cafes are surrounding harbour and those cafes are creating decent day and night pleasures to you. Along the harbour road you will find boutiques which are selling textile, leather, jewellery and local colour bedeck gourds. On the way to harbour you find the painters and those painters can make your portrait or any picture you want on their stands. If you are one of the cave explorers you must visit Dimcay and Damlatas caves. Next, to the Damlatas cave, you will find ethnography museum. Daily boat trips are taking you to 3 different caves and those caves are with phosphorescent rocks Fosforlu cave (phosphorous Cave), Asiklar cave (Lovers Cave) and Kizlar cave (Girls Cave) where the pirates used to keep women captive. Dimcay Valley at the north of Alanya is an indispensable relaxing area for the people in hot Mediterranean summers. In that valley away from the heat you can relax in shaded shelters, swim in the cold water of Dimcay River and test the delicious fish in restaurants which built in harmony with nature.
Alanya did many comprehensive studies for its residents and visitors, it is still developing itself for to give better service. Along the beach line there are paving stones decorated walking path. Public green parks by the beach have shaded sitting areas for the people who want to rest after hiking, some of those green parks equipped with the sports equipment and some of those parks have pools. Alanya referred where the sun is smiling to people in Mediterranean Sea with its long sandy beaches. This typical Mediterranean town has at least 300 sunny days in a year and rarely the temperature gets less than 10C.
This city is one of the most attractive tourist destination with its exceptional scenery and historical places. Harmony of the modern and cosmopolitan atmosphere in the city takes millions of tourists to this region all year around. Reasonable prices, hot Mediterranean weather, long and sandy beaches, historical places and reach Turkish cuisine takes tourists attention to this region. Surfing, parasailing, jet skiing are some sportive activities on the beaches. Night clubs, bars, restaurants and live music clubs are offering exciting night life to the tourists. Tourism industry makes 1.2 billion euros every year and this %10 of the national tourism income, however, this region also famous for banana groves.