This is excellent experience.
The sea is not colorful as the Red Sea, for example, but it's still interesting enough.
All local tourist agencies are offering an arrangement:
- 2 dives per 30 minutes
- you are on the boat from 9h till 17h
- you have a lunch and drink on the boat
The price is approximately 30 euros, but as for everything else in Turkey you can talk your price lower.
Worth to visit the ruins of the Phaselis city. The city was founded in 690 BC by some group of colonists from Rhodes and in 333 BC Alexander the Great arrived there invited by Phaselians and was getting from the them a crown in return for valuable protection. Most of the ruins are from the Roman era and include theatre, baths (with Byzantine mosaics), agora and an aqueduct
Around the district, many big and small hotels and great holiday villages offer you a place to spend your holidays. South Turkey has a very mild climate. They say, there are about 300 sunny days a year.
This litlle bus, called "Dolmosh" is very popular. It stops wherever the driver notices passengers. As a rule, drivers are very friendly, always try to help, if you have a problem and after all it is the cheapest way of local transport.
The old name of the district was "Old Village" At year of 1910 there was a float, than a lake formed near to the village, which becomes a marsh.. Afterwards people here, construct a wall to protect the village from floats. The village is called "Village arch" (Kemer)
If you are bored of laying on the beach - here is another proposal - yacht tour. You leave hotel at 8.30 by bus from Marina (port area). The yacht leaves Marina at 9 - 9.30 (there are many yachts, and they have different schedules). And all day long you have a yacht tour. you have swim while yacht stops. You can still lay on the sun. AND! Lunch is included in the price. By the way about price - it may vary from 10 to 15 USD per person.
Kemer resort , lying at the foot of Taurus Mountains is incomparable holyday resort, with its clean blue waters bordered by orange groves, pine forests, great beaches...
While visiting Turkey do not loose ability to se how do they produce carpets. Who knows may be you'll find one to decorate your flat?
Among the remains in ancient town Phidelis, there is absolutely worth to see a theatre. when seightseeing the theatre, our group examined the acoustics of the theatre - we sang a song.
This fascinating piece of land was once an important commercial centre. Most of the remains are from the roman times: the aqueducts, agoras, baths.
Being within the boundaries of a natural park, there are no accommodation facilities. But Kemer, with its hotels and holiday villages is not far away.
Ancient Phaselis was an important harbour. Actually there were three main harbours: Northern, Central and Southern. There are the remains of the buildings along the harbour avenue.
Road from Kemer to Phaselis dings to coastline backed with the shade of a long line of pine trees. The verdant shores are covered with pine forests, oranges trees, lemon trees...
The historical remains spreading all over the region accompanies this beauty. The ancient city Phaselis is located 16 km west of Kemer. We had a bus tour there.
Traveling from Antalya to Kemer, about 40 km, on one side pine trees and plantations of oranges will accompany you, when on the other side a Taurus Mountains - at that time covered with snow.