Konakli, Antalya Region, Turkey
The long stretch of beach offers a sun lovers paradise.
Situated between the Mediterranean Sea and the pine covered Taurus mountains, the resort of Konakli is just 15km west of Alanya, with a mostly sandy beach that stretches for almost 10km in length.
Antalya Airport is approx 100km away, with a transfer time of 2 hours.
Things to do
Holidays in Konakli are centred on the beach where a variety of watersports are on offer. Much of the entertainment in the resort is offered within the hotels with many offering a full animation programme for all ages to enjoy. For a livelier night scene head to Alanya which has numerous music bars and clubs.
The tourist town of Alanya is just 12km away and a great place to visit, one of its outstanding features is its castle, hard to miss it's situated on a promontory with walls which nearly reach 6.5km in length, another popular attraction is the Damlatas Cave, said to be beneficial to asthma sufferers.
The area is also great for day trips to nearby sites of interest such as the Aspendos Roman Theatre, the ancient ruins at Perge and Side, and the natural beauty of the Manavgat waterfall and the Sapadere Canyon or white-water rafting in the Koprulu Kanyon National Park.
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