City break in Antalya. Active leisure ideas for Antalya - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Waterfall in Antalya Antalya is a perfect place for active recreation. The territory of the city is home to amazing water parks and sports complexes, each of which will surely surprise its visitors by widest choice of entertainments. The opening of Dedeman Aqua Park took place in 1993. Since that time this place has become one of the most popular holiday destinations for tourists. The total area of the water park estimates 36 thousand square meters. In its territory you will find a unique complex of pools, several artificial lakes with islands, and, of course, funny rides and attractions. Besides this, visitors of the park can enjoy walking among exotic tropical plants, go down from the slides or relax in the Jacuzzi. Since many visitors prefer spending a whole day in the water park, its central area is the location of wonderful cafes, several restaurants and bars.
One of the most popular shopping centers in Antalya is ATM Deepo Outlet. This is a huge outlet, where you can buy quality brand clothes throughout the year on special offer. Despite the … Open
Your visit to Aqualand Water Park will be no less interesting. It is located on the border of Antalya and Kemer. The main attraction of the park is a huge swimming pool with artificial waves, near which you will find spacious terraces for relaxing. There is even a dolphinarium in Aqualand, the inhabitants of which demonstrate their skills to visitors on a daily basis. Many tourists come to the water park with just one aim - to take pictures and swim in the pool with dolphins. In terms of the number of attractions Aqualand is not inferior to the previous entertainment park. Its territory is also home to numerous restaurants and cozy cafes. Another popular water park is named Atlantis. It is located in a suburban area of Antalya. It has been opened not so long ago, but Atlantis has already received a lot of positive feedbacks and many loyal customers.
Antalya is a paradise for shoppers. It’s really hard to find such a large number of interesting shops and shopping centers in any other city of the country. Some shops offer visitors to purchase best Turkish coffee, while the others sell interesting souvenirs, cosmetics and perfumes. The number of jewelry boutiques, clothing and footwear shops is even hard to calculate. The majority of most famous shops are located on Ataturk Street. Here you will also find several restaurants and kebab cafes. Fans of nightlife will surely find several interesting destinations in the city. Club Aura is a very popular night entertainment and a regular venue of performances of best DJs. Arma is one of the most popular discos of the city. Here you can have fun until dawn. Denizati Disko-Bar is a trendy club, a disco, and a bar. The club is located a few steps away from the coastline. Copyright
Advantageous geographical location of the city has made it the warmest and the most picturesque resort in Turkey. Just like any old city, Antalya offers not only magnificent beaches, but … Open
In Arma nightclub is a complex with a large restaurant, bar and dance floor. Here you will enjoy an excellent view of the sea harbor. Ally Night Club is a well-known and popular rock club on the Antalya coast. Here every visitor will be able to enjoy a great sound and even meet famous guests. On Friday and Saturday, prepare for the full house and queues. Club Soho offers an excellent service and two dance floors: one is big with DJs, and the second is smaller with the performance of Turkish and world stars. Inferno is a stylish nightclub, which after midnight, gathers the most visitors and music gets better. Starry sky will be the bonus to the wild night party here. Nightlife during summer is boiling in all corners of the Antalya city. Small parties and discos can be found on the beaches directly under the open sky.
The city of Antalya and its environs offers numerous interesting activities for those who enjoy thrills and extreme recreation. The first thing that comes to mind is diving. This activity can be practiced year-round, as far as the temperature of the seawater is around +10. The best places for diving are near Bodrum and the islands scattered from it to Antalya. You can also dive and workout diving skills near the Turtle Island. If you love to discover underwater "treasures", then next to Kemer you will find a service which offers a diving tour at the submerged French military ship "Paris". The cost is 50 USD per person. Rafting is also popular here among locals and tourists. Travel agencies offer a trip to Keprelu Canyon with a rafting down a mountain river. The cost of such an excursion is 25-45 USD, it includes a transfer, lunch, equipment. Rafting here is suitable for beginners due to safe conditions.
Antalya is a fairly old and very popular resort with developed infrastructure. It is not surprising that entertainment can be found here for every taste, including for children. Here is one … Open
Excursions on motosafari will present you feeling of adrenaline rush and unforgettable experience. During the tour, you will practice motosafari on spectacular mountain species, which are simply mesmerizing. First, you will be given a ride on the racetrack to see how you can manage a ride. Based on the result of the test, you will be in the passenger seat or behind the wheel. And then you will find a fascinating journey along the rivers, forest roads, mountains, fields, and meadows with picnic stops. The cost of the trip is 20-30 USD. There are also excursions on large jeeps. You can also try the flights on the paraglider. During the aerial trip, you will experience thrilling emotions and unique views of the Antalya coast from a bird's eye view. Paragliding is practiced on Mount Olympos and Baba Dag. The first is closer to Antalya. The cost of the flight in tandem ranges from 100 to 150 USD.
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Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Antalya

Club 29
Where: Yat Limani, Kaleiçi, Antalya, Antalya; Telephone: +90 (0))242 241 6260;
Kale Bar
Where: Mermerci Sok. 2, Kaleiçi, Antalya, Antalya; Telephone: +90 (0)242 248 6591;
Olympos Disco
Where: Falez Hotel, Konyaalti Falez Mevkii, Antalya; Telephone: +90 242 238 51 58;
Hesapci Sok
Where: Hesapci Sokaki, Kaleiçi, Antalya, Antalya;
Reference information
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Antalya
♥   Water park 'Troy Aqua Park' Belek, Antalya, 34.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Antalya from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Aspendos Amphitheatre

From the series “Ancient Amphitheaters and Arenas, That Are Still Operational”
The Emperor promised to give his daughter in marriage to the one who would build the most necessary building for the city. Thirty years it took one architect to build an aqueduct, and exactly the same to the second to build a wonderful amphitheater. The king was so impressed with their work that he could not choose his future son-in-law, and promised to do justice. He decided to cut the daughter in half. Then the architect Zenon, who built the amphitheater, decided to abandon his "half" and saved the life of the aged 30-year-old beauty. With that he immortalized his name in history. … Read further

Olympos Teleferik

From the series “The Longest Ski-Lifts and Cable Trams in the World”
The ropeway was built by the famous Swiss company, Doppelmayr Garaventa Group. The length of construction is 4,350 meters. It’s also worth noting that the cable car is equipped with one of the most spacious cabins in the world, designed for 80 passengers. Cabins move at a speed of 10 m/s, so it takes about 10 minutes to go up. … Read further

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