Turkey is an ancient country which sits at the border between eastern Europe and western Asia. Sharing a little something of the character of both continents, Turkey has always been a land of contrasts – and nowhere is this clearer than in the Antalya region, which encompasses much of the south-western coastline of the country. On the one hand, Antalya is a beach-goers paradise, boasting an astonishing 400-miles of white-sand beaches, countless secluded coves and innumerable contemporary tourist resorts. On the other hand, it is a traditional region which is bristling with souk bazaars, medieval Ottoman architecture and authentic Turkish bars, restaurants and culture, not to mention a healthy smattering of old-world Turkish charm!
In short, Antalya is a versatile region with a little something for everyone. Beach lovers on the hunt for world-class, Blue Flag beaches are sure to be thrilled by the plethora on offer along the famous Turkish Riviera – including such legendary examples as Lara Beach and lengthy Konyaalti Beach! Are you more interested in the rich history of this storied region of the world? You’re sure to love sightseeing opportunities such as the Aspendos Ruins and Theater and the Antique City of Phaselis! Or perhaps you simply want to soak up the contemporary culture of Turkey – in which case you’re destined to adore famous destinations like the seaside town of Kemer and the stunning regional capital of Antalya!