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Ancient Seljuk ruins and mystical caves stand alongside golden-sand beaches and resort hotels in this lively city on the Turkish Riviera. 

Old meets new in Alanya with an intriguing blend of ancient Seljuk heritage and modern resort activities. Explore a citadel of centuries-old landmarks, visit archaeological museums and discover the stunning natural beauty of Turkey’s Mediterranean coastline. Additionally, Alanya offers attractive sandy beaches, amusement parks, seafront hotels and a lively nightlife scene.

Alanya began as a fortified citadel on a rocky peninsula. It is home to popular historical attractions such as the 13th-century Alanya Castle, built by the sultan of the Seljuk dynasty. Stroll along zigzagging lanes lined with cafés and souvenir shops to Alanya Shipyard, one of Turkey’s last surviving Seljuk dockyards. Gaze up at the impressive Red Tower, a 108-foot-tall (33-meter) octagonal watchtower.

Stretching in both directions from the peninsula are safe swimming beaches framed by all-inclusive hotels, bars and restaurants. Select one to sip a raki (aniseed-flavored liquor) and sample a Turkish kebab or meze (mixed appetizer platter). Join boat trips to magnificent sea caves, including Asiklar Cave, Kizlar Cave and Phosphorus Cave.

Try Jet-Skiing, parasailing and snorkeling at Keykubat Beach and Portakal Beach, running east from the shipyard. Go to Damlatas Beach, near the peninsula’s western side, and marvel at the stalagmites and stalactites of Damlatas Cave. Continue to Cleopatra Beach, another popular watersports center. Legend states that the Egyptian queen Cleopatra once swam here.

Away from the beach, museums retrace the city’s history. Spot artifacts from the Byzantine, Ottoman, Seljuk and Roman periods at the Alanya Archaeological Museum. Learn about the Turkish revolutionist Mustafa Kemal Ataturk at the Alanya Ataturk House Museum.

Have fun on fairground attractions and waterslides at Alanya Lunapark. Browse the boutiques and fashion outlets of Alanya Shopping Mall. Enjoy a night out at the cocktail bars, discos and pubs centered on the historic shipyard.

Get here by flying to Gazipaşa Airport, located 25 miles (41 kilometers) south from Alanya’s city center. Flights arrive daily from major European destinations. Balmy Mediterranean temperatures make vacations in Alanya pleasant year-round.

Top Hotels in Alanya

Kaila Beach Hotel - All Inclusive
Kaila Beach Hotel - All Inclusive
5 out of 5
Göl mah. Atatürk cad. No:37, Alanya, Antalya
The price is $63 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

Located in Alanya, this beachfront property is in the city center, 0.6 mi (1 km) from Keykubat Plajı, and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Alanya Harbor. Dimcay and Alanyum ...

3.3/5 (36 reviews)

"The hotel was very basic! Not a 5 start at all, the food was tasteless and boring. The staff were friendly and nice. I will 3 star at best"…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

Kaila Beach Hotel - All Inclusive
Delfino Boutique Apart Hotel
Delfino Boutique Apart Hotel
Ataturk Cad. Saray Mah. No.162, Alanya, Antalya
Free Cancellation
The price is $35 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Situated by the sea, this spa aparthotel is steps from Palmiye Hotel plajı and Kleopatra Beach. Alanya Aquapark and Damlatas Caves are also within 15 ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (78 reviews)
Best price and service

"Awsome staff...awsome people..highly recommended.."…"

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

Delfino Boutique Apart Hotel
Adin Beach Hotel - All Inclusive
Adin Beach Hotel - All Inclusive
5 out of 5
Incekum Mevkii, Alanya, Antalya

This Alanya hotel is on the beach, 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Sealanya, and within 6 mi (10 km) of İncekum Plajı and Alaettinoglu Cultural Park. Konakli Mosque and ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)
Beautiful, peaceful and excellent food!

"The hotel staff where excellent, the food was really great and the view was truly unique. Perfect little private beach, to have icecream by the beach while getting a tan! Really happy with the hotel. Just one thing! I didn't realise till a week before going where i got an email from the hotel reminding ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2017

Adin Beach Hotel - All Inclusive
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Alanya

Delfino Boutique Apart Hotel
Delfino Boutique Apart Hotel
Ataturk Cad. Saray Mah. No.162, Alanya, Antalya
The price is $35 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Situated by the sea, this spa aparthotel is steps from Palmiye Hotel plajı and Kleopatra Beach. Alanya Aquapark and Damlatas Caves are also within 15 ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (78 reviews)
Best price and service

"Awsome staff...awsome people..highly recommended.."…"

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

Delfino Boutique Apart Hotel
Yeniacun Apart Hotel
Yeniacun Apart Hotel
Kizlarpinari Mahallesi Dinek Sk. No:7, Alanya, Antalya
The price is $14 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

Situated in Alanya, this beach aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Alanya Lunapark and Kleopatra Beach. Alanya Aquapark and Damlatas Caves are also within 2 ...

4.1/5Very Good! (40 reviews)

"Great location. Close to beach. Taxi rank. Main road with restaurants. Beach 22 hut is great. Best thing was having Migros supermarket near by which sold everything. Hotel is clean and has a nice sized pool. We had 2 bedroom apartment on 7th floor which had nice sea view. Tiny lift for 3 people and ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2020

Yeniacun Apart Hotel
Alanya Azura Family Style
Alanya Azura Family Style
Mahmutlar Mah Sarihasanli Cad No 86, Alanya, Alanya

Situated in Alanya, this residence is within 3 mi (5 km) of Mahmutlar Beach, Mahmutlar Clock, and Mahmutlar Recreation Area. Gold Cable Park is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) ...

4.3/5Excellent! (4 reviews)
orst then a tent to stay in

"Where do i start booked 2 rooms both families with small kids. Walked in got keys went to room opened door and straight away it felt like its not been cleaned since last people left it if not months.dirt everywhere opened table was broken remote in 5 pieces in there.another tv remote was in use taped ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Alanya Azura Family Style
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Alanya

Kleopatra Beach
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Kleopatra Beach

4.5/5(29 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Kleopatra Beach, a popular beach in Alanya. While you're in the area, stroll along the seaside.

Alanya Aquapark
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Alanya Aquapark

3.5/5(14 reviews)

Enjoy the thrills at Alanya Aquapark and see why everyone loves this amusement park in Alanya. While you're in the area, stroll along the beautiful beaches.

Alanya Castle
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Alanya Castle

4.5/5(37 reviews)

You can learn about the local history of Alanya when you make a stop at a well-known site like Alanya Castle. While you're in the area, stroll along the seaside.

Alanya Harbor
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Alanya Harbor

4.5/5(24 reviews)

Explore the waterfront in Alanya with a trip to Alanya Harbor. Wander the waterfront and gardens while you're in the area.

Dimcay
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Dimcay

4/5(6 reviews)

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Dimcay during your travels in Alanya. While you're in the area, stroll along the seaside.

Dim Cave
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Dim Cave

3.5/5(18 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Dim Cave, a lovely green space in Alanya. While you're in the area, stroll along the seaside.

Top things to do in Alanya

Fire of Anatolia with Dinner & Hotel Transfer
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Fire of Anatolia with Dinner & Hotel Transfer

$76
Per adult
Buggy Safari
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Buggy Safari

$38
Per adult
Quad Safari from Alanya
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Quad Safari from Alanya

$26
Per adult
Buggy Safari from Alanya
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Buggy Safari from Alanya

$29
Per adult
Quad Safari
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Quad Safari

$29
Per adult
Alanya Paragliding Experience with Pilot
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Alanya Paragliding Experience with Pilot

$44
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend

Reviews of Alanya

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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5 - Excellent 46.51162790697674%
4 - Good
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4 - Good 43.02325581395349%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 6.976744186046512%
2 - Disappointing
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2 - Disappointing 1.1627906976744187%
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4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Oct 23, 2019

ALANYA is beautiful is worth to see

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Sep 14, 2019

Alanya is the best place to travel to with the kids.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Aug 17, 2019

Alanya is beautiful. I am planning to visit Alanya next year to.

5/5 - Excellent

Brad

Aug 6, 2019

I just want to go back as soon as possible!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Aug 1, 2019

nice city and good people.

4/5 - Good

jojo

Jul 31, 2019

alanya is very nice place

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