As long as the subject is Holiday the first that comes to the mind are beaches. Because for many people a vacation without sand, sun and sea is not actually a vacation. Another reason that Antalya is an ideal holiday province is that these beautiful, clean and long beaches.
Kleopatra Plajı which is two kilometers long, starts at the end of Damlataş Cave that is located on the western side of Alanya Peninsula. The unique beach that is famous for its thin sand, bright and shallow sea gets its name from a legend. According to this legend; Roman General Antony gives Alanya and its surrounding to the Egyptian Queen Kleopatra and from that day on Queen Kleopatra preferred this beach every day to swim.
Lara Beach located at the 12 kilometers eastern side of Antalya, is a famouns beach with its surrounding pine trees, thin sand structure. The beach and the enterprises inside becomes a host for the lively beach parties starting with the sunset that has a major role in the Antalya night life. Because of this apart from this beach, this beach is very popular not only in the mornings but also during the nights.
Phaselis Plajı is the beach of the Phaselis Ancient City that is located in Kemer. Considering this, it offers to the tourists who are visiting this historical place an unforgettable opportunity. Because after exploring the historical beauties of the ancient city to feel yourself relieved in such a bright sea is not kind of a luck that you will be able to face with everywhere.
Beyond these mentioned beaches, there are many more beaches to be counted: in Kemer, Finike, Tekirova; in order to sunbathe in these beautiful beaches and swim in the blue flagged clean seas, many tourists are visiting Antalya from all over the world.
Moreover the varierty of the beaches that the province possesses offers several opportunities to sea and sun lovers. The ones who are seeking fun, may prefer beaches with entertainment services as numerous water activities like jet ski to canoe, and every kind of eating-drinking services; on the other hand the other ones that prefer much more silent and peaceful hours may lay down at the beach and read their books and spent their times with their family may visit more untouched beaches.