The capital of the Turkish Riviera, Antalya is one of Turkey's top destinations and has been attracting visitors for centuries. Antalya Airport
is just ten kilometers from the city so hotels near the airport tend to fill up fast during the typical vacation months.
With the old town of Kaleiçi dating back to many centuries, there’s no doubt that Antalya is rich in history, art, and culture. For visitors to Antalya, the first choice is whether to relax on the beach or explore this fascinating city of archaeological ruins, ancient streets, and many places to experience the traditional Hamam
Hotels in Antalya offer a variety of accommodation options, with most of the resorts dotted along Lara Beach while the rest are located around the old town in the city center. Whether staying near the beach or venturing into the city, take some time to explore the Antalya of days gone by, walk among the old Ottoman Houses
, as well as the many museums and galleries that crowd the city center.
The Kemer-West Gulf is also a popular stretch of coastline with large-scale resorts that draws many visitors. Once the attractions of Antalya have been explored, there are many lovely places up and down the coast that can easily be visited on a day trip. Kemer is one such town, although similar to Antalya, with a lovely stretch of beach and a historic town center. Buses connect Antalya to Kemer and it's a popular stop for people traveling up the Mediterranean coast.
Antalya is one of the best places to sample fresh, authentic Turkish food, including unique street bites.
There’s a lot more to see and do in Antalya, and the best way to discover what else this city has to offer in terms of attractions, landmarks, and hotels is by exploring the interactive map on this page.