Antalya Area

Antalya Area holidays

A stunning natural landscape and amazing ancient ruins provide a backdrop to stylish resorts bursting with sun-kissed beaches and great-value, luxury hotels. Combining age-old traditions with modern attractions, Antalya’s captivating coastline blends the best of both worlds for the perfect slice of Turkey. And the beaches here are some of the finest in the country, so get ready to sprawl out on the sand with a side of sensational views to boot. As for the resorts, Lara Beach shows off Cancun-style entertainment, Side is top for history and Belek is all about the golf. It’s the perfect playground for pleasure seekers and culture vultures alike. 

Top Antalya Holiday Resorts

Antalya holidays
Flora Garden Hotel
Adults Only
from
£485pp
Based on
  • London Stansted, Sun 01 May 2022
  • 7 Nights, All Inclusive
  • 2 Adults, 0 Children

Flora Garden Hotel

Side, Antalya Area

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Based on 2314 reviews

  • Unique modern décor
  • Choice of bars & restaurants
  • Fantastic views
  • Relaxed atmosphere
  • Rooms with private plunge pool available
Arum Barut Collection
Luxe Collection
from
£462pp
Based on
  • Bristol, Fri 10 Dec 2021
  • 7 Nights, All Inclusive Plus
  • 2 Adults, 0 Children

Arum Barut Collection

Side, Antalya Area

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Based on 1929 reviews

  • Simply Luxe
  • Unlimited use of the à la carte restaurants
  • Excellent beachfront location
  • Stylish and sophisticated decor
  • Fantastic spa
Miracle Resort Hotel
from
£420pp
Based on
  • East Midlands, Thu 17 Mar 2022
  • 7 Nights, All Inclusive
  • 2 Adults, 0 Children

Miracle Resort Hotel

Lara Beach, Antalya Area

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Based on 2065 reviews

  • Excellent beachfront location
  • Extensive pool area with waterslides
  • Interconnecting rooms available
  • Great choice of bars
  • Lovely spa facilities
Acanthus & Cennet Barut Collection
Luxe Collection
from
£545pp
Based on
  • Bristol, Fri 10 Dec 2021
  • 7 Nights, All Inclusive Plus
  • 2 Adults, 0 Children

Acanthus & Cennet Barut Collection

Side, Antalya Area

Our rating

Based on 1368 reviews

  • Simply Luxe
  • Private beach
  • Unlimited use of the à la carte restaurants
  • Modern and contemporary design
  • Swim-up rooms available
Saturn Palace Resort
Family Favourites
from
£509pp
Based on
  • Birmingham, Thu 24 Nov 2022
  • 7 Nights, All Inclusive
  • 4 Adults, 0 Children

Saturn Palace Resort

Lara Beach, Antalya Area

Our rating

Based on 2024 reviews

  • Located on a private sandy beach
  • On-site waterpark
  • Family rooms available
  • Excellent children's facilities
  • Range of activities
Adalya Elite Lara
from
£430pp
Based on
  • Birmingham, Thu 13 Jan 2022
  • 7 Nights, All Inclusive Plus
  • 2 Adults, 0 Children

Adalya Elite Lara

Lara Beach, Antalya Area

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Based on 2367 reviews

  • Great for families, friends or couples
  • Fantastic range of restaurants and bars
  • Outstanding range of facilities
  • Prime beachfront location
  • Modern and luxurious rooms
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Language

Turkish

Currency

Turkish Lira

Time difference

+2hrs

Cost of a beer

£1.60 / 14 TL

3 course meal

£14.50 / 127 TL

Flight times

4.5-5hrs

The Turkish Riviera

The Antalya region is one of Turkey’s most glamorous spots for a dreamy getaway. Think yacht-filled marinas, designer boutiques and world-class golf courses. And of course, there are plenty of hip beach clubs to see and be seen in. It’s every bit the exclusive haven for holidaying.

Pristine beaches

Antalya boasts a whopping 650km swathe of white sandy beaches and tucked-away coves. Some are backed by promenades and chic bars, while others roll seamlessly into olive groves, avocado plantations and pine forests. You’re getting much more than just fine, sun-freckled landscape with an Antalya holiday.

Hidden history

You don’t have to look hard to glimpse at the region’s historic past. The Ottomans, the Romans and the Byzantines have all passed through Antalya over the centuries, leaving their mark on its culture as well as its architecture. So, get your walking shoes on – there are plenty of things to see and do in Antalya!

Antalya Area resorts

Nr Alanya

Large hotel complexes dominate the skyline near Alanya.

Lara Beach Holidays

Lara Beach

With its extravagant, glitzy five-star hotels, it’s no wonder many people see Lara Beach as Turkey’s answer to Las Vegas.

Belek Holidays

Belek

Stylish Belek is famous for golf, beaches and local sights – in fact, there’s something for all the family.

Side Holidays

Side

As well as golden-sand beaches and a lively nightlife agenda, Side has some of the finest ancient ruins in Turkey.

Nr Side

You’ve got all of the perks of the gold sands and ancient remnants of Side conveniently on your doorstep in this nearby resort.

Alanya Holidays

Alanya

Alanya is a city of two halves – a rocky peninsula divides its two Blue Flag beaches, while night and day split your holiday into laid-back sunbathing experiences with cocktail-sipping after dark.

Kemer

Sublime seafronts and dense mountain regions combine to create postcard-perfect Kemer.

Beaches

If you’re in search of a resort where the sands are a pristine white, the sea is a shimmering ombre of blues and backdrop is a rugged mountain blanketed with lush greenery, then the area of Antalya will be just the ticket. Postcard perfection awaits.

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Belek Beach

Belek Beach

Belek, Antalya Area

Belek Beach is the perfect playground for families, sports fans and turtles alike. There’s plenty to go round, as the golden sand and shingle beach is 16 kilometres long. Pick your perfect spot of sand and lay down your towel. Sandcastle-building contest, anyone?
Damlatas Beach

Damlatas Beach

Antalya Area

Damlatas Blue Flag beach stretches up to the peninsula. The long, sandy beach and clear waters are great for sunbathing and snorkelling. You can hire sun loungers and parasols and there’s a beach shower where...

Sights

The Romans loved Side. Anthony and Cleopatra were regular visitors and you can still see the remains of a vast amphitheatre and a waterfront temple dedicated to the sun god Apollo. Over in Alanya, check out the city’s iconic Red Tower and sprawling 11th-century castle.

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Side Old Town

Side Old Town

Side, Antalya Area

Side Old Town is a National Heritage site with a rich history. It’s the home of various ancient ruins including the landmark Apollo temple and the colossal remains of a 2nd-century Greek amphitheatre....
Aspendos Amphitheatre

Aspendos Amphitheatre

Antalya Area

The ancient Aspendos Amphitheatre, built for around 12,000 spectators, has stood the test of time and is still used today. But instead of gladiator fights, it's now used for ballet and opera productions. Take a...

Activities

Besides the beaches, Antalya offers up plenty of waterparks to cool off in. If you want to brush up on your birdie, Belek is home to an array of championship-level golf courses which attract players from around the world. Staying active in Antalya is as easy as one, two, tee!

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Eating and drinking

Tuck into a Turkish breakfast of bread slathered in Antalya’s delicious local honey and jam. For lunch on-the-go, grab a kebab wrapped in pita. At dinner, you can’t beat a meze platter, which gives you the chance to sample a little bit of everything, from homemade hummus to meatballs.

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Leon Restaurant

Shopping

Side does a strong line in souvenirs. Head to its market stalls after sunset and haggle for locally-made gifts such as jewellery, lace and Turkish delight. For an upmarket shopping experience, hit the swanky shopping malls, with designer boutiques, elegant eateries and a luxury hammam.

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Nova Mall

Nova Mall

Side, Antalya Area

After a bit of retail therapy? Look no further than Nova Mall, which is one of the best shopping spots in the Antalya area. There are more than 120 brands available to shop here, spread out over five floors!...
TerraCity Mall

TerraCity Mall

Antalya Area

Browse plenty of famous brands and high-street favourites among the boutique shops at TerraCity Mall. In fact, there are more than 180 shops and restaurants, to be precise. You can wander the four floors and...

Nightlife

Antalya is a stylish place for a night out, with its harbour-front cocktail bars and open-air nightclubs. In Lara Beach, the high-end hotels are where it’s at. Expect everything from discos to family-friendly shows. For a proper Turkish night out, head to the live music bars in Antalya city’s old town.

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Alanya Harbour

Alanya Harbour

Alanya, Antalya Area

When it comes to nightlife, whether you’re into from foam parties, great music and themed or laid-back bars, you’ll find it at Alanya Harbour. Larger clubs with several dance floors have resident DJs playing...
Club Arma

Club Arma

Kemer, Antalya Area

At Club 29, Antalya’s biggest outdoor disco, dance till the early hours in the open air with 2000 party people . There’s live music from some of Turkey’s most popular singers and bands, and a large pool open...
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