Elite Sinerji-Blog-Top 5 places to visit in Alanya. Discover the beautiful resorts of Turkey

Alanya, located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea in Turkey, is the busiest, tourist area with a rich history. The city breathes ancient history, where the cozy atmosphere of old Turkey is still preserved. Quiet streets with beautiful architecture from the past centuries are set back from the busy main roads. Known for its rich cultural and recreational offerings, the area serves as a major commercial and cultural center, attracting tourists and investors as well as locals with its unique combination of historical charm and modern amenities.  This attractive destination offers visitors incredible beaches, stunning scenery, fascinating attractions, and limitless outdoor activities. In this article, we take a look at the top 5 places to visit in Alanya to help you plan an unforgettable trip.

1.    Alanya Castle: Start your adventure by visiting the Alanya Castle, the historical symbol of the city. This fortress was built in the 13th century by the Seljuks and is a fine example of medieval architecture. The Castle is located on a rocky peninsula 250 meters high, jutting out into the Mediterranean Sea, which surrounds it on three sides. The Castle is now an open-air museum. Marvel at the majestic walls, towers and halls and enjoy stunning views of the city and the sea.

2.    Cleopatra's Beach: Alanya is famous for its beaches, and one of the most famous of them is Cleopatra's Beach. According to legend, this beach was a gift from Mark Antony to the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and he left his imprint on it. Cleopatra's beach impresses with its snow-white sand and crystal clear water. Here you can enjoy swimming with your family, beach sports or just relax on a sun lounger and enjoy the warm sun.

3.    Damlatas Cave: If you love natural beauty, then you should visit Damlatas Cave. It is a unique cave located at the very beginning of Cleopatra Beach. Inside the cave you can see stalagmites and stalactites and hear the sound of dripping water, which creates a mesmerizing atmosphere. Due to its microclimate Damlatas cave is considered a healing place for people suffering from asthmatic diseases.

4.    Pirate Ship: For those who are looking for a bit of adventure and entertainment, a trip on a pirate ship will be a great choice. In Alanya, you will find many excursions offering such boat rides. You can take a ride on a pirate ship while enjoying live music, shows, dancing and even a pirate battle. It's a fun and exciting trip that both kids and adults will enjoy.

5.    Sapadere Canyon: Located 48 km northeast of Alanya and 20 km from the Demirtaş area. This stunning canyon offers visitors a unique opportunity to be surrounded by majestic cliffs, gushing waterfalls and picturesque nature. A walk through the canyon offers incredible views of high cliffs covered in greenery and the sounds of falling water that give the impression of a true paradise. One of the main attractions of the canyon is the Sapadere Falls. This waterfall is about 25 meters high and will stun you with its beauty and power. You can walk down the wooden ladders and enjoy the refreshing splashes of the waterfall. In addition, there are cozy restaurants in Sapadere Canyon where you can taste traditional Turkish cuisine. Don't miss the opportunity to visit this natural paradise during your trip to Alanya.

Alanya is an amazing place to relax and explore. The top 5 places will allow you to enjoy the beauty of nature, learn more about the rich history of the region and have an unforgettable experience. Whether you are traveling with family, friends or on your own, Alanya will not leave you indifferent. Get ready for an unforgettable vacation on this beautiful coast of Turkey.