Kemer Travel Guide

  • Kemer
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  • Kemer
    by alona_ua
  • Kemer
    by alona_ua

Kemer Things to Do

  • Diving

    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 boatThe price is approximately 30 euros, but as for everything else in Turkey you...

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  • Visiting Phaselis

    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...

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  • Around Kemer

    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...

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  • Around Kemer

    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.

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  • Carpets on any taste

    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?

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  • Phaselis

    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.

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  • Phaselis

    This fascinating piece of land was once an important commercial centre. Most of the remains are from the roman times: the aqueducts, agoras, baths.

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  • Phaselis

    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.

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  • Phaselis

    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.

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  • Phaselis

    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...

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  • Phaselis

    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.

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  • Dolmosh

    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.

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  • Some history of Kemer

    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)

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  • Around Kemer

    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.

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  • Around Kemer

    The region has grown very fast and you can choose among all stars hotels an vacation villages. I visited Kemer during our trip to south Turkey, when oranges and lemons were ripe.

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  • Kemer

    Kemer is located in southwest of Turkey near Antalya. In last 15 years, Kemer transformed itself into tourism region, very important for Turkey.

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  • great alternative to the beach

    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...

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  • swim in the sea

    it is to hot just to lay on the beach, so go for swimming. The water is very salted, but you can take a shower afterwards immediately on the beach.

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Kemer Restaurants

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    With Mr. Apo, the owner

    by Giulia_ua Written Aug 17, 2005

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    Very good grill and not only grill menu.
    Very big portions.
    Lots of tourists, just few Russians. (surprisingly, most of the guests of restaurants are Europeans).
    Very good service.

    Favorite Dish: Assorted grill.

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Kemer Nightlife

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    by Giulia_ua Written Aug 17, 2005

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    It is really the best club in Kemer. There are two Aura's clubs - AURA FIRST and AURA MOONLIGHT. Situated quite away from each other, these two are the most popular disco clubs.

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Kemer Local Customs

  • Pancakes

    Pancakes, made in front of you, filled with chicken, or lamb meat are delicious light meal. I think they make also vegeterian ones. And they aren't expensive at all.

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  • Spices

    Spices, spices, everywhere in baazar. Packed in all sorts of nice packages, they can be a gift, very useful one. Those on the photo are so nice decorated in the shape of pyramid. It's a pity to destroy them, isn't it?

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Kemer Warnings and Dangers

  • Queen Elizabeth - Kemer

    Hi,I have been to Queen Elizabeth Hotel with my family in December 2008. I was planning to rest a little with my family but all of it was a terrible experience. Most of the facilities of the hotel was not working. The food in the buffets was all the same and we were served some food mixed from the day before. The hotel was so crowded and noisy...

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  • Hotel Turkiz - Kemer

    BE CAREFULL!Last year we book for a group of people rooms in the 5* hotel Turkiz. Without a message the hotelbus drove us to their appartements (3*), when we arrive late in the evening. We should stay here for 3 of the 15 days. This happens everyday. So be clever and get an acknowledgement for the booking.Nice hotel, bad food.Rgds,Hans

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  • The room

    How do you like this 4-star room?I know of two girls who paid for the Palm Beach, but was put in the Sea Gull, and had to remain their the whole week they vacationed. They were in the next room, so they did not even get a better side of the cheaper hotel!A store owner showed us that the hotel makes $20 on each person for each day by saying, "The...

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  • Carpets

    Most expensive are the carpets made of silk.But when you see how much hard work must be done, how many thin threads is needed, then, the price isn't too high.

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  • Carpets

    Among other, Turkey is well known upon carpets. We took a close look to the whole process from the natural wool to the final products.

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  • Weaving carpets

    Weaving carpets is absolutely women's job. Girls of fithteen, sixteen years, join their mothers in working out the carpets. this is exacting piece of work indeed. They told us, that to make out one carpet , a woman need seven (!) years.

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