Antalya is a city famous for its beaches. It hosts millions of domestic and international visitors for these beaches every year. We have listed the most popular beaches for you.
It is in the west of the historical peninsula, on the shore in front of the Damlataş Cave. It is Blue Flag. The beach leans its back on the skirts of the peninsula. This natural beach, which looks like a pool surrounded by rocks, is famous for the fact that Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Roman Emperor Antony swam here. The small cove of the beach, which stretches towards the peninsula and consists of large stones, is called Cleopatra. The feature of Cleopatra Bay is the clarity of its water. When swimming with sea goggles, it is possible to watch the fish and the natural beauties of the seabed. Cleopatra Beach is within the borders of Alanya district of Antalya. Located on the historical peninsula of Alanya, the beach starts from the part where Damlataş Cave ends. The length of the beach is 2 km. This beach, which draws attention with its magnificent sand and turquoise sea, has a very busy structure in summer.
The sandy beach of Lara Beach, which is quite wide, consists of fine and small sands. That’s why Lara Beach is also called “Golden Sand Beach”. While the length of Lara Beach reaches 2 kilometers, its width is known as an average of 45 meters. On the west side of this beach is Karpuz Kaldıran Beach. At the same time, Kumköy beach and Kundu Village are located to the east of Lara Beach. Antalya Lara Beach is a very long and quiet beach that starts from the Muratpaşa District and extends to the Serik district. Its first end starts from the Güzeloba Neighborhood Örnekköy Town of the Muratpaşa District and extends to the Kundu Kemerağazı district of the Serik district. It is 23 km from Antalya city center.
Kaputaş Beach, located 20 km from Kaş, one of the touristic resorts of Antalya, and 7 km from Kalkan; It is on the road between Kaş and Kalkan. Kaputaş, located in the region known as the Canyon Mouth, is protected as a first degree protected area. The famous Kaputaş Beach stairs, consisting of 187 steps, have been used for many years, and the number of steps on the stairs has been reduced by almost half in recent years. The daily facility, which has been activated by the municipality on the beach, provides umbrella and sun lounger rental and cafe service to its guests. Other features of Kaputaş are that it is close to the Blue Cave and Seyret Çakıl Beach. Located approximately 1 km from Kaputaş, the Blue Cave can only be reached by sea. This 50-meter-long and 40-meter-wide cave takes its name from the bright blue color created by the sunlight reflecting under the sea.
Suluada is called the Maldives of the Mediterranean. Suluada, which is visited by thousands of local and foreign tourists every year with its 2 white sandy beaches and turquoise sea, is especially famous for boat tours. The number of visitors is increasing day by day due to the fact that the island is too beautiful for swimming and the beach has a perfect view. Suluada is just opposite Adrasan, which is connected to the Kumluca district of Antalya. Also, this is a Mediterranean island. To reach Suluada, which is 15 km away from the coast of Adrasan, you need to join boat tours from Adrasan. Suluada, which you will reach in an average of 45-50 minutes, also resembles a paradise.
Located within the borders of Olympos Beydağları National Park in Antalya, Phaselis Beach is next to the ancient city of the same name. The beach, which is 16 km away from Kemer, is a quiet, calm paradise where you can enjoy together with the historical heritage, away from urbanization in the region.There are 3 different coves, known as Phaselis beaches, next to the Phaselis Ancient City. Each of these beaches, called the northern, central and southern ports, has different features and is so beautiful that you can choose according to your expectations from the beach and enjoy it.
Olympos Beach is among the rarest beaches in Turkey. The beach, located in Olympos of Antalya’s Kumluca district, welcomes thousands of local and foreign tourists every year. In this case, Olympos Beach appears as one of the most important beaches that contribute to the development of the tourism sector in our country. Many people who want to take a holiday in the region start researching where to give from the region. Olympos Beach is known as one of the calmest and most natural beaches in Antalya and its surroundings.
Patara Beach, Kaş
Patara Beach is 43 km from Kaş. It has the title of the 1st longest beach in the world with its 12 km coastline and 1500 meters width. The beach, which consists of fine sand, is also the spawning ground of Caretta Caretta turtles. Therefore, the beach is closed to use except between 8 am and 8 pm. Since the beach is a natural protected area, it maintains its virgin air. Since it is an open sea, it has mostly a wavy sea. It is a spot preferred by windsurfers, thanks to its generally non-stop wind. Patara is also a spot where the sunset can be seen very well.
Konyaaltı Beach, together with Lara Beach, is one of the two important beaches of Antalya. It is on the Mediterranean coast of Konyaaltı district, west of the city center. In the southwest of the Antalya Travertine Plateau, the world’s largest freshwater travertine, the 7 km long coast stretching from the Konyaaltı Variant, where the cliffs recede, to the Antalya port, is the Konyaaltı beach. This pebbly beach; It is a public beach with a length of 4.5 km and a width of 70 meters. There are paid and free sections on the beach. Olbia, the port city used by the Termessians living in the mountainous area in ancient times, is located on this beach. The ruins of the historical city of Olbia are scattered from the Bull Stream to the Arapsuyu.
Moonlight Beach, Kemer
Moonlight Park and Beach, located in the center of Kemer, in a crescent-shaped bay behind the Kemer yacht marina, on an area of 55,000 m2, overlooking the beach, is one of the most popular places worth visiting in the center of Kemer. Located in an area of unique beauty with pine, palm and eucalyptus trees, includes restaurants, cafes, boutiques, shops and markets, tennis and basketball courts, daily tour agencies, a pool, a water park and a dolphin show center. It is a lively and full place at all hours of the day and until the late hours of the night.
Adrasan is also in an ideal location for diving lovers. The clear waters and surroundings of Adrasan offer good opportunities for diving. In addition, the fish species to be hunted with harpoon are more than in other regions. There is a Phoenician shipwreck dating back 3500 years at Cape Gelidonya, at the entrance to Adrasan Cove. Scuba diving is prohibited in this area, but the coast of Üçadalar, which is about 1.5 hours away by boat, is popular for scuba diving and scuba diving lovers. Adrasan beach and bay is also a nature protection and protected area. You will see many yachts and boats moored in the cove.
İncekum Beach, Alanya
Alanya İncekum Beach is a wonderful beach known for its cleanness and quality of the sea. One of the best places to swim in Antalya. It manages to impress everyone with its deep blue sea and magnificent views. There are also nets on the beach where you can play volleyball, so if you like activity, you can take your ball with you. Incekum Beach entrance fees are determined as 40₺ per person. You are given electronic cards to spend at the buffets and you load them into them. You can get back what you didn’t spend at check-out without interruption. At the same time, if you wish, you can take your beach pleasure to the next level by renting paid lodges and gazebos for prices ranging from 200-300₺.
Konaklı Beach, Alanya
Konaklı Beach While there is an entrance fee to some parts of the beach, which is covered with sandy beaches and cliffs, you can enter the public places by taking your towel and enjoy the magnificent sea of Alanya. Most of the beach is rocky. There is also a pier on the beach.
Hidayet Cove, Kaş
Hidayet Cove is 2.5 km from the center of Kas. Once upon a time, a man named Hidayet lived here. Cove gets its name from here. Hidayet Cove, one of the most beautiful spots in Kaş, is located on the Çukurbağ Peninsula. Blanca Beach Hotel is located in Hidayet Cove, which was one of the most visited virgin bays of Kaş at the time. It is possible to make your choice by examining all the alternatives among Kas hotels. You can snorkel in this sea, which resembles an aquarium, and you can clearly see the creatures under the water. You can take photos and videos of sea creatures with an underwater camera or waterproof phone cases.