A Brief Antalya Guide for First Timers: Antalya Beaches
A favorite of travelers around the globe, Antalya haseverything you expect from a memorable summer vacation- a beautiful nature,lots of museums and historical places, a lively nightlife, and, of course, thesubject of our first post of the series, beautiful beaches.
Here are some of the most popular beaches in Antalya, thatevery first comer should check out:
Kemer is one of the most popular regions of Antalya; bothamong locals and tourists. And Kemer Beach is a must-see with the surroundingpine forests and its beautiful sea. You can also learn more about Kemer and itsmain attractions in this post.
Kaputaş Beach is located in Kaş, a region with a risingpopularity in the recent years. Though it might be a bit crowded duringsummers, it is among the most beautiful beaches in the city with its white sandsand turquoise waters. It is managed by the municipality, so sunbeds are free touse!
Another peaceful beach from Kemer region, this one islocated on the coast of the Ancient City of Phaselis. If you’d like toexperience a rich history within a beautiful nature, you should visit PhaselisBeach at least once.
Bear in mind that as the beach is within the ancient site,entries are subject to fees.
Kleopatra Beach is located in Alanya. Its coast reaches outto a 2 km’s area, and it is the perfect place if you want to swim in clear,shallow waters. It also has a blue flag, if you are a purist!
Konyaaltı Beach is also among the most popular beaches inthe city. Crowded with people both during day and night, it has a lovely seaand it’s also an ideal spot for water sports.
Named after its thin sands, (“İnce kum” literally means“thin sand” in Turkish) İncekum Beach is just opposite the Kleopatra Beach. Ithas some lovely nature views, a clear sea, and it is a popular spot amongcampers.
Olympos region is not only famous with its bungalows andancient city. There is also the Olympos Beach, which you can reach through theancient city, and marvel at its beautiful nature and serene environment. Put iton your list especially if you like history!
Of course, these are not the only popular beaches in thecity. Some other notable mentions are Lara Beach, Patara Beach and ÇıralıBeach, all of which you can explore on your visit to Antalya!