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Discover the best beaches Turkey has to offer
Escape to the sun and experience a Konyaalti holiday. Lounge on the gorgeous beaches while admiring the stunning scenery along the Mediterranean coastline, dip into the shimmering blue sea and experience a candlelit dinner along the sea front in the warm summer evenings. With the tremendous Bey Mountains rising to the west, this is beautiful part of Turkey which is not to be missed. Whether you are after a relaxing break in the sun or a base to explore Turkey’s Mediterranean coastline, Konyaalti is the perfect spot.
Things to do in Konyaalti
The appeal of a trip to Konyaalti is that there is something for everyone. Soak up the incredible sea views and stroll along the beach boardwalk at sunset to marvel at the stunning coastline, dance the night away in Antalya and experience the massive outdoor discotheque of Club Ally or delve into village life and visit one of the local markets.
Those who enjoy a slice of history will be pleased to find a plethora of ancient ruins on their doorstep. One of the most popular sites is Perge which are only 20km away from Konyaalti. This former Greek outpost has an acropolis, which dates back to the Bronze Age, and is still a wonder to behold.
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The Idyllic Konyaalti
Konyaalti is great location for a romantic trip or for groups seeking a sun soaked retreat to Turkey. This picturesque inlet is conveniently located close to the large city of Antalya, so you’ll never be short of things to do and see. After a day of working on your tan on the beach, you should head to the Antalya Beach Park for a bite to eat. With its many traditional Turkish and Mediterranean restaurants, there are dishes to tempt every visitor. Trying the delicious dondurma or opt for a Turkish ice-cream, as it is a great way to cool down on those beautifully warm days.
Konyaalti- So much to do and see
The main attraction, of course, is the fantastic beach itself which stretches on for miles on end. With a stunning blue sea and powdery sand, it will lure you in, so much so that you’ll never want to leave! There is a water-slide park on the west side of the beach which is ideal for energetic kids who want to splash around. The marine animal park is a must see on a family day out. With jet skiing, parasailing and banana boat rides, there is plenty on offer for the thrill seekers too.
For culture lovers, the Antalya Archaeological Museum is located by Konyaalti beach. This amazing museum boasts of 13 exhibition halls which display some extraordinary items. Particular highlights include marble sculptures dating back to the Roman period and intricately woven Turkish carpets. Just don’t forget your camera!
Ideally located only a 15 minute tram journey away from the amazing Antalya, a Konyaalti holiday wouldn’t be complete without enjoying what’s on offer there. This beautifully restored ancient town is heaving with fantastic restaurants and late night bars that must be experienced. There’s also fascinating architecture to see, so take a wander around the town and soak up the history that dominates it. A Konyaalti holiday offers the idyllic bliss of a beach retreat combined with the buzz of being close to the lively Antalya town.
Please note that Irish Passport holders arriving in Turkey from 10 April 2014 need to obtain an e-visa online before travel. You can apply for your e-visa on www.evisa.gov.tr