Barut Kemer

The Barut Kemer sits right on this glorious seafront, and offers comfortable rooms and amazing facilities. There are three swimming pools linked by sun terraces, and a pier takes you down to a private beach. For the kids, there’s a mini aqua park and kids club. Choose one of the many activities on offer daily at Barut Kemer, from bowls to water polo. There’s also a luxurious spa and large games area to enjoy. Dining is a memorable experience with five restaurants featuring delicious cuisine from all over Europe and Asia. Live music and professional shows in the amphitheatre keep the vibe going well into the evening.

Overview of Kemer, Antalya Region

Located at the foot of the Taurus Mountains on the southwest Mediterranean coast of Turkey is the lively, cosmopolitan resort of Kemer. With a river that flows through its centre and its trademark orange trees everywhere, this charming resort is full of natural beauty. It’s surrounded by the Olympos National Park so has the towering Olympos Mountains as a stunning backdrop. There’s plenty to explore from beaches and nightlife to national parks and ancient history. Not forgetting its buzzing international marina. In the evenings, the streets come to life with bustling sidewalk cafés and quaint shops next to bars and nightclubs.

Things to do in Kemer

Just a short stroll from Barut Kemer is the town centre where you’ll find boutiques, bazaars and bars. The modern marina is also lined with upscale restaurants, perfect for watching the sun set over the yachts. There are two beaches to enjoy, the main one being the Blue Flag Moonlight Bay. Further out, you’ll find a hidden historic site on one of the bushy headlands. These are the Roman ruins of a theatre, an aqueduct and a main road once part of the ancient city of Phaselis, dating to 700 BC. Head to Mount Olympos to catch a cable car to its peak for amazing panoramic views across the bay. With its picturesque scenery, lively town, and fascinating ruins, this resort has a bit of everything. Combine this with the comfort and luxury of the Barut Kemer, and you’ve got an unforgettable holiday.


Resort Summary

Kemer is made up of four municipalities – Beldibi, Camyuva, Goynuk and Tekirova – as well as four villages. This area boasts fantastic views of the Taurus Mountains, while the pine forests of Olympos Baydaglari National Park merge with this wonderful coastline. Spanning the areas from Beldibi to Tekirova are wonderful Blue Flag-accredited beaches, and you won’t mind that they’re mainly pebble. The Kemer markets are great – held Mondays and Tuesday they cater to locals and tourists with fruit and veg stalls, leather goods and plenty of souvenirs, and remember to barter – it’s traditional.