This well equipped, pebble and sandy beach is one of the most loved holiday spot in Turkey. Kleopatra beach is a 2.5 kilometer long and lies in the center of the city and is always swarming with tourists and locals. You might be young or old, like sitting by the fountain and watching a game of volleyball or playing the game yourself, Kleopatra beach has something to offer to everyone.
Discover Turkey at the Kleopatra Beach
Fly high over the turquoise waters, the beautiful sandy beach and soak in the magnificence of the view below. Take the services of a professional pilot so that you can safely sit back and enjoy the surreal views. Remember to carry a camera and take pictures that you will cherish for a lifetime.
At a distance of about 1.5 kilometers lie the Dalmatas caves or Dalmatas Magrasi. It was accidently discovered in 1948 during a mining operation while the Alanya harbor was being constructed. After undergoing some research, the cave was open to the public. The cave is full of stalactites and stalagmites that were formed in fifteen thousand years. It is also known to cure asthma and the people who come here for the asthma cure, stay for 21 days for 4 hours every day in the cave.
One of the most amazing activity that needs absolutely minimal skill is stand up paddling. You can enjoy the clear waters, amazing sunshine and stunning views while paddling around and relaxing. It also gives you enough time get a tan enjoying the ocean views. The best time for standup paddling is early morning before the boat excursions begin.
Alanya Aqua Park
At a distance of 1.6 kilometers from the Kleopatra Beach lies the Alanya Waterplanet Aquapark. Spread across an area of roughly 6500 meter square and having a capacity to hold 2000 people at a time, this is one of the biggest waterparks in the Antalya region. The park has 7 pools, 24 different slides, bungee jumping, water football, restaurant, disc, and so much more for kids and adults alike.
The Arkeoloji Muzesi is Turkey's largest museum located around 1.8 kilometers from Kleopatra beach. The museum has 13 exhibition halls as well as an open air gallery. The museum is spread across an area of 7000 meter square and has 5000 pieces of art on display. In its own way the museum exhibits the history of Pamphylia and Mediterranean regions of Anatolia.
How to Get Tickets?
You can easily get tickets from this website.
How To Get Around?
Alanya can easily be travelled by Public Transport. The municipalities buses are a few but are air conditioned and disabled friendly and stop at regular stops. Apart from the numbered municipality buses, you will also find small local buses called the dolmush that connect the surrounding communities with the city center.
What Should I Wear?
Whatever is your beach style, a wide brimmed hat and sunglasses are essential. This duo will aid in protecting you from the harmful UV rays of the sun. For outdoor activities, a pair of cutoff denim shorts will be best and team them with comfortable tops of your choice. Carry a one piece swim suit as it is amazingly flexible. If you have a perfect beach body that you want to flaunt, carry a bikini, a mismatched one would be the ideal choice and you can experiment with different colors and textures. Last but not the least if you are not comfortable baring a lot of skin all the time you can opt for a pretty flowing maxi dress. Get a pair of neutral sandals and another of casual trendy flipflops.
Best Time to Visit
Alanya enjoys Mediterranean climate and has long & hot summers and mild & rainy winters. From June to September, the temperature is the maximum, around 31 degrees Celsius. This is the best time to visit Alanya as the weather is the warmest.
Will I Need a Guide?
With all information provided on this website, guide is not a must.
How To Get There?
On the coastal highway, 3 kilometers towards the west is the Otogar. Although during off season the services are less frequent, yet buses leave hourly for Antalya. If you are travelling down the coast, most of the buses from the Manavgat otogar will be able to drop you at the dolomus station behind the Grand Bazaar.
Although Turkey is a safe place for tourists, still take care of your belongings and do not carry anything of value with you all the time. Keep your valuables safely locked in a vault in your hotel. Travel safe and have fun.