KEMER - POPULAR TOURISTY TOWN
Attractions around Antalya include:
The Moonlight Beach of KEMER
(Sandy Beach, gardens, cafes,
bars & restaurants)
(Gardens, cafes, bars, restaurants,
by the beach)
Kemer is a holiday resort 30 kms
west of Antalya.
Offers a wide range of accomodation alternatives from pensions, apart hotels to 5 star hotels and holiday villages.
Kemer is unique with its attractions and facilities in an around as described below:
Local Facilities near Kemer:
Car-Hire . / . Lovely wooded scenery . / . Walks, . Skiing in winter . / .
Jeep Safaris . / . Horse Riding, .
Trips along coast on traditional wooden sailing Boats, Water Sports, including parasailing, jet-skis etc.,
Beautiful Restaurants along Kemer seafront,
Theme Park; Arts and Craft Centre;
Tennis; Souvenir Shops, Dolphin Park . / . Discos, Bars, Nightclubs,
High Class Marina
Kemer and The Theme park
Attractions slightly further afield include:
Phaselis:- Picturesque Ancient Site on small headland
5 miles south of Kemer, with Mini-Theatre, Sarcophagi,
remains of Roman Aqueduct, and old Harbour Walls.
Revolving Restaurant with Panoramic Views,
on top of a mountain;
Demre/Myra Cliff-Face Rock-Tombs,
perhaps an hour's drive southwest.
Picturesque Island-Group with Sunken City and Sarcophagi at Kekova
(perhaps a 2-hours' drive southwest).
Further west again the coast becomes
very indented and
beautiful with many islands
and ancient sites.
Picturesque "Old Town";
Interesting Museums on the History of this fascinating country;
Kursunlu National Park:- Forests and Spectacular Waterfalls;
White-Water Rafting . / . Paint-Balling . / . Quad-Biking;
Golf Course at Belek (SE of Antalya).
Bird-Sanctuary ditto; . / . Many Ancient Sites, including:-
a). Side:- Theatre, Temple & Harbour.
b). Perge:- Ancient Ruined City with Amphitheatre and Mosaics;
c). Aspendos:- Splendid Ancient Theatre (where concerts are performed in summer), plus part of Roman Aqueduct;
More Distant Attractions (needing a night away)
Ephesus famous Ancient Site.
Cappodocia strange fairy towers.
Pamukkale lovely white limestone "Cascades".
Antalya Region is described as being
"Bathed in Sunshine for
300 Days a Year".
a). Summer:- Very Hot and Sunny
b). Spring and Autumn:- Warm and Sunny
c). Winter:- Alternates between Rain
but a lot warmer and generally better than
an English winter!