Alanya is one of
the most charming resorts on Turkish Riviera
boasting a magnificent historical heritage and
excellent tourist attractions: such as Alanya
castle, Damlataş cave, Manavgat waterfall, three
Ancient cities, etc. etc. The region is very
rich in remains of ancient cultures and natural
Lying at the foot
of the magnificent Taurus Mountains, Alanya is a
town of two bays divided by rocky promontory.
The headland is crowded by a mighty Ottoman
and just below lies the delightful harbour, guarded by the 13th century
octagonal Red Tower. The base of pennisula is a
honeycomb of sea caves. You can visit them by
boat, or you can walk through the most famous
Damlataş caves, which contain spectacular
stalactites and stalagmites, and whose moist
atmosphere is said to relieve asthma and chest
complaints. There are two beaches in Alanya,
Cleopatra, it drops steeply into the sea in
places, so less confident swimmers would be
better on Alanya beach, a long expanse of sand
and fine pepples.
Alanya is teaming
with restaurants offering a wide range of
cuisines and most of them are on the harbourside.
Much of Alanya’s social life revolves around the
herbour and many of the bars stay open until
This is a wonderful
place to live with the culture and natural
beauty, this town does already have quite a
strong British community in place.