Sun, sea and sightseeing in Antalya, at an affordable price
With an average flight time of just over four hours and July temperatures of around 28°C you’ll be able to enjoy dazzling beaches and sunshine in Antalya without the long haul flight times or price tags.
Antalya sits along the elegant Turkish Riviera and has numerous resorts providing relaxation and cultural charm in abundance. As well as lazing on the sands you’ll be able to check out historic treasures such as the Temple of Apollo plus numerous fine examples of Ottoman architecture.
With its selection of stylish hotels, a beachfront parade and choice of golf courses Belek attracts an international set in search of budget poolside relaxation, authentic cuisine and shopping. Those wanting affordable, rustic charm may prefer Konakli with its wood-smoked tea houses, streetside markets and local cafes. With a pleasant sandy beach and Alanya within easy reach it provides the ideal base for those wanting to sample traditional charm with a dash of cosmopolitan chic. Meanwhile, the inland city of Manavgat, with its famous waterfalls and shaded tea gardens, is ideal for those in search of a tranquil base from which to explore Antalya’s many attractions.
Cheap days out in Antalya
Take a stroll around Belek’s back streets to enjoy numerous shops and cafes or bask in the history of nearby attractions such as the Aspendos Amphitheatre. Also worth a look is the ancient Roman Port of Perge with its ancient ruins, just a 20-minute car ride away.
Head to Konakli for a taste of traditional Turkey with a good selection of restaurants serving local specialities, including succulent lamb stews and spiced potatoes. Manavgat is ideal for relaxation and lazy riverside walks during which you might see kingfishers, freshwater turtles and carp, plus there are plenty of inexpensive tavernas and bars to explore.
Other popular holidays in Antalya
Cheap holidays aren’t just limited to the Antalya. There are many diverse regions to explore in Turkey, including Bodrum, Dalaman and Izmir, with resorts to suit even the smallest of budgets. But, if Antalya has won you over take a look at our Antalya travel guide for more information on how to plan an affordable break to suit your bank balance. To get you started here are a few choices for cheap hotels in Antalya.