Travel to the fun, diverse city of Alanya for lively nightlife, beachside days and adventures. Take a swim in the Blue Flag winning beach waters of Cleopatra beach, said to be a favorite swimming location of the famous Egyptian Queen herself.The Roman ruins are the city’s crowning jewel and you could spend hours wandering around the temples of Apollo and Athena. Alanya is also a great holiday pick if you’re looking to spend your holiday dancing, drinking and having a good time; there are scores of chic and trendy clubs and bars where you can let loose and make the most of your holiday. Alanya holidays are just one option in our selection of cheap All Inclusive and Self Catering beach destinations in Turkey.
Temperatures are cool during the winter, autumn and spring months; sitting at around 10°C in January and rising to around 28°C in July. Temperatures are warm in the summer and generally stay in the mid to high 20s; good if you like the warmth and sun but prefer being a little cooler.
The closest airport to Alanya is the Antalya Gazipaşa Airport, which is 45km away.
Book a cheap holiday to Alanya with Airtours for culture, history and a buzzing nightlife scene with every kind of music genre on offer.
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Clubbers and bar hoppers come from miles around to party at the cool, buzzing bars, pubs and clubs of Alanya. Alanya is a city for partiers who want an exciting range of trendy venues with fantastic live music and restaurants providing all different kinds of delicious cuisine. Alanya is also a history lover’s dream, still retaining the charm of times gone by with its striking architecture and sea port. History enthusiasts will enjoy exploring ancient treasures and listening to tales of the city in the museum. They’ll also get excited by the incredible Roman ruins in the area. Alanya is also a treasured getaway for beach lovers, with beaches stretching for miles and tempting ocean waters.
Alanya’s nightlife is fantastic. The clubs and the bars draw in holiday-goers from all around the world so it’s a great place to make international friends as well as local ones. Holiday-goers rave about the open-air discos, with their cheap drinks and friendly staff. If you hit the centre, you’ll find an array of neon-lit clubs with international DJs skilled at getting partygoers buzzing. If dancing and drinking to the early hours isn’t really your thing, you might enjoy pulling up a chair in one of the outdoor restaurants and people-watching.
History lovers will be happy they decided to take a trip to the cultural city of Alanya. There’s a beautiful museum in Alanya, where you can find out more about the city’s colorful history. Alanya is also home to some very impressive Roman ruins and you can take some interesting tours of the area with the knowledgeable local tour guides. Kizilkule is another fascinating attraction in Alanya; this ancient seaport was constructed in the Middle Ages and still retains its original charm and character.
Cool partiers: If you like your bars and clubs hip and trendy and enjoy a range of music then you’ll get a kick out of partying in Alanya.
Historians: Alanya will delight history lovers with its Roman ruins.
Fun Seekers: It’s a vibrant city and there’s always something going on to entertain visitors, as Alanya hosts a range of sporting, cultural and music events all throughout the year.
Language: Turkish is the official language. French and English are also commonly spoken.
Currency: Turkish Lira is the main currency of the area.
Local Time: Two hours ahead of GMT/UK time.
Fly To: The closest airport to Alanya is the Antalya Gazipaşa Airport, which is 45km away.
Flight Time from the UK: Approximately 3 hours 30 minutes.
Tourist Information: All important tourist information on travelling to Alanya can be found at www.goturkey.com.
Visa and Health: Before you travel to Alanya with Airtours visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel- advice/Turkey for help and advice on visa requirements and health considerations for your holiday to Alanya.
Temperature: Alanya temperatures reach the low to mid 20s (°C) in the summer and are cool in the winter, autumn and spring.
By train: The trains are fast and cheap.
By taxi: Taxis are readily available in the local area.
By hire car: Organise a hire car either before you visit or once you arrive.
By bus: Buses are cheap and frequent, making them a good way to explore all the great cultural attractions of Alanya.
For film buffs: Carnival style celebrations and celebrities make the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Turkey’s oldest and most famous film festival, a must for film enthusiasts. The festival takes place in the summer, in Antalya, which is a short bus ride away from Alanya.
For sporty holiday goers: The Alanya International Beach Voleyball Tournament is held on the 7 th of June and is a fun-filled event, where you can catch some of the most inspirational volleyball players form around the world.
For art and music lovers: The Alanya International Culture and Art Festival is a fun celebration of local art, music and culture.