The Antalya area in Turkey is quite a stunning holiday destination: with luxurious holiday resorts perfect for beach bods offering sunbathing, watersports and swimming not far from picturesque fishing villages and ancient Roman ruins not far away, whether you fancy being active, going sightseeing or just lazing, there’s something for every mood.
Antalya is also known for its great choice of places to eat and drink, and these places have a great atmosphere too. If you fancy a cocktail with a view, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Here are five must-see rooftop bars in Antalya:
1. Antalya Orduevi Roof Bar
A friendly cheap n’ cheerful way to enjoy the hot evenings in Antalya. Really popular with students, the Antalya Orduevi Roof Bar serves traditional kofte and salads, strong coffee, and cold beers, best enjoyed with friends.
Istiklal Mah. Başan Sok. No:, 26010 Eskişehir
Phone: +90 222 230 1507
2. Retro Roof Bar, Antalya
The Retro Roof Bar is a very popular bistro and bar with regular rooftop entertainment. Get there in time for sunset to see the most amazing effects of mountains silhouetted as the sun goes down, and the whole thing reflected in the water is a not-to-be-missed photo opportunity.
Kalekapısı Girişi, Uzunçarşı Sk. No.14 Kaleiçi Antalya
Phone: +90 507 535 1583
3. Susesi Resort Rooftop Bar
A beautiful hotel in Belek, which welcomes non-guests for dinner. It’s a worth a visit for the food, perfectly prepared Turkish specialities, and friendly service, as well as the views over the gardens and bay.
Iskele Mevkii Belek, Belek 07450
4. Castle Cafe Bar i
A rooftop bar based in Antalya Castle that commands amazing views over the city. The castle itself remains from ancient times, and is situated right in the middle of the beautiful Kaleiçi old town, full of Ottoman buildings. Wander around, take photos, do a bit of shopping and then come evening climb the steps to relax in this cheerful bar with a bustling atmosphere.
Kaleiçi, Antalya, Turkey
5. Crowne Plaza Antalya
The Ambrosia summer terrace on the tenth floor of this hotel just outside of Antalya is a truly luxurious spot for some open air dining. The views over the mountains and the Mediterranean sea are breath-taking and the international menu is high doesn’t disappoint either. Non guests are welcome for dinner.
Akdeniz Bulvan, Konyaalti, Gürsu Mah., 07070
Phone: +90 242 228 7718
So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to climb some stairs and start taking in some gorgeous views!