6 km west from Alanya 120 km to the Airport Antalya 170 meter through a Tunnel under the Street Good Busconnection to City.
To the east and west of Alanya lie inviting turquoise seas fringed by extensive golden beaches. The magnificent Taurus Mountains provide a pine-clad, breathtaking backdrop to this enchanting resort. Most of old Alanya lies on the great rocky promontory that juts out into the sea. Crowning the headland is a sprinkling of Citadel towers and just below is a
delightful harbour guarded by the Red Tower, an unusual building that dates back to 1225. At the waterfront there are plenty of friendly bars, tea-houses, cafes and restaurants with an excellent range of international and traditional cuisine. Sea caves and grottoes indent the rocky shore below the Citadel. Some can only be reached by boat but you can walk up to the most famous, Damlatas or "Cape of Dripping Stones". The beautiful cave has a host of impressivestalactites and stalagmites with a moist warm atmosphere said to benefit asthma sufferers.
Visit the impressive 14th century fortress which sits high above Alanya. Within its walls are quaint houses, mosques and a Byzantine church decorated with frescoes. There are twisting narrow alleyways tempting shoppers with their colourful boutiques and stalls of cheese-cloth dresses, carpets, copper and jewellery. As well as its cultural and historical sights, Alanya has an unbeatable beach life too. Beautiful sandy Cleopatra beach lies to the west of the resort while the fine sands of Alanya beach stretch to the east. A good range of water-sports are available too.
The nightlife is easy-going and relaxed with a wide choice of night-spots located at the edge of town. Take your pick from lively bars to late-night discos for real night-owls. Alanya is truly a holiday makers paradise. With superb scenery, historical sights, a relaxed beach life and a lively nightllife - it's easy to see why Alanya is so idyllic.