Lara Beach Holidays Antalya Region, Turkey
A blossoming resort, Lara Beach stretches along the magnificent sandy coastline just 16km from Antalya, and boasts some top class hotels and energetic watersports.
Lara Beach well suited to those seeking a hotel based holiday where a variety of entertainment, dining choices and facilities are provided on-site. Hotels are designed purposely for a relaxing and fun-filled holiday, with all members of the family in mind.
Lara Beach is around 16km to the east of Antalya and consists of sand and pebbles this long stretch of beach is lined with hotels, and a splattering of restaurants and snack-bars. There are numerous water-sports to try out along the beach, and between May and October the Sandland festival sees some amazing sand sculptures being created.
Antalya Airport is just 10km away, with a transfer time of around 30mins.
Things to do
Antalya is just a short bus ride away and has plenty of facilities to entertain those seeking a break from the beach; to the west of town by Konyaalti Beach is a waterpark, Dolphinland, the Antalya Aquarium and Aktur Lunapark (fairground). The city is also home to the Archaeological Museum and Antalya Zoo.
Antalya's old town also known as Kaleici, is a picturesque part of the city and is full of character with narrow winding cobbled streets once enclosed in the ancient city walls. A pedestrian zone in the centre features a landmark stone tower, the Grooved Minaret and a statue of Attalus, while the Roman arch known as Hadrian's Gate, can be found at one of the entrances.
The area is great for day trips to nearby sites of interest such as the Perge and Side ancient Roman ruins, Duden, Manavgat and Kursunlu waterfalls, the Roman theatre of Aspendos and the Termessos archaeological site found high on the Gulluk Mountain National Park.
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