Come and enjoy the pebbled beaches and sunshine boat tours of the beach resort of Kemer, in Turkey. Kemer holidays draw people in with its lively marina, natural beauty, chilled out cafés and coffee houses. Kemer is also a great holiday spot for history lovers as it’s home to some ancient ruins.
Temperatures are cool in the winter and warm in the summer, when they range from the mid-20s to low 30s (°C).
3 hours 30 minutes
The closest airport to Kemer is Antalya Airport, which is 60km away.
Book a holiday to Kemer with Airtours for party nights, days browsing the trendy shops and adventures in nature.
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Kemer is just one of the areas in our series of exciting, cheap and All Inclusive holiday destinations in Turkey. It’s a welcoming beach resort with lots of charm and character, drawing in locals and holiday goers looking to have a wild night with its trendy cocktail bars, friendly pubs and clubs. Kemer is also only 20 minutes away from Mount Olympos National Park; many people enjoy taking the cable car up to the park in order to catch all the incredible views of the surrounding area. Kemer is also an interesting place to take a wander, as it’s home to ancient remains of the city of Idryos; ideal if you’re curious about the local history.
Kemer is a party destination; with a colourful array of live music acts waiting to be enjoyed in the beachside bars, clubs hosting international DJs and cheerful pubs; whatever your pleasure, you won’t be let down by the entertaining Kemer nightlife. Kemer’s also a good night time spot if you’re looking for something more unique; if you’re a sports fan, then there are some popular local sports bars and if you enjoy shooting pool, head to one of the pool bars. The area is great for foodies; there are a range of chic seafood restaurants by the marina, where freshly caught seafood is served up night and day.
Many get a kick out of taking the cable car up to the national park of Mount Olympos. Catch a ride and see the breathtaking scenery from way up high; be sure to bring your camera to capture all the sights. The 20 minute ride is a little bit of an adrenaline rush, as the cable car sits 2,365 metres above sea level. Once you get to the park, you’ll get to enjoy the lush countryside pines and the exotic animals at home in the local area. There are also some notable restaurants to check out once you reach the top.
Kemer is home to the remains of the ancient city of Idryos; the archaic city was discovered in the 70s and found the remains of Byzantine walls, doors and colourful, mosaic covered church remains. History lovers may also be interested in taking a trip to Perge, a short drive or bus journey away. Perge boasts some impressive Roman ruins, including an old stadium, marketplace and the remains of local fountains.
Night owls: Kemer nightlife is buzzing; dance the night away in the clubs and get a kick out of watching the bartenders work their cocktail making magic.
Shopping addicts: Kemer is an ideal holiday destination for shopping lovers with its busy market and range of hip shops.
Cruising enthusiasts: Jump on board one of the tour boats and explore the surrounding areas.
Language: Turkish is the official language.
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 Kemer is Antalya Airport, which is 60kms away.
Flight Time from the UK: Approximately 3 hours 30 minutes.
Tourist Information: All important tourist information on travelling to Kemer can be found at www.goturkey.com
Visa and Health: Before you fly to Kemer with Airtours visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/Turkey for help and advice on visa requirements and health considerations for your holiday to Kemer.
Temperature: Kemer temperatures can heat up to the low 30s (°C) in the summertime and the weather is cool in the winter, autumn and spring.
Best time to visit: If you want an escape from the British weather, soak up the summer sun during the months of June to September. For something a little
By train: There are regular trains running in the area.
By taxi: Taxis are cheap and easy to hail in the street.
By hire car: You can organise a hire car for when you arrive or call up a local service once you arrive.
By bus: Buses are cheap and run throughout the day, ideal for visiting the interesting surrounding towns and villages.
Extreme sports enthusiasts: Feel the adrenaline rush as you watch the mountain biking pros tear it up at the ‘Red Bull Sea to Sky’ event. The event takes place in September.
Arts and music lovers: Traditional dance, music and drama bring the area to life during the ‘Pomegranate Festival’, held in May and June. Make sure you catch the fantastic fireworks display on the final night of the festival.
Outgoing holiday goers looking to befriend the friendly locals: Each year on New Year’s Eve, hundreds of locals and holiday goers get together to run a full or half marathon. It’s a great opportunity to meet the welcoming locals and have some fun together.