Antalya is located on the southwest coast of Turkey and is quickly becoming popular for its ancient history and modern Turkish culture. The town has quickly become a hot spot for tourists, seeking sun, with its Mediterranean climates. Not only the warm temperatures draw in the tourists, the well-preserved Roman-Ottoman quarter of Kaleici, offer heart stopping views of the surrounding mountains, as well as the Roman-style harbour.
Sun Sea and Sand
Nearly 300 sunny days, Turquoise sea, 630 km coast line Antalya is the tourism centre of Turkey. From Kaş to Alanya there are sandy Antalya beaches as Lara Beach, Adrasan Bay, Andrea Doria Bay,Ayışığı Beach, Kaputaş Beach, Kral Bay, Kleopatra Beach, Incekum Beach, Olympos Beach, Patara Beach, Phaselis Beach and pebble Antalya beaches like Konyaaltı Beach, Büyük Çaltıcak Beach, Küçük Çaltıcak Beach and more. Some of the beaches are public and some are private.
Nature and Climate
Antalya is in the east corner of Mediterranean sea and has the typical nature and climate characteristic of it.
Antalya is located in front of the Taurus mountains. It is steep, more green and pebble (on the beach) where the Tauruses come close to the city like it is in Kemer region and it is more flat and sandy where the mountains lay far from the city like it is in Side-Alanya region. Citrus and pomegranade are the natural products but any other agricultural product can be produced in greenhouses. With this feature Antalya is also the most argicultural product exporting city in Turkey. In summer the weather is around 35 C degrees and in winter around 15 c degrees.