It is easy to fall in love with Alanya with great climate, friendly people, huge sandy beaches, snow-capped mountains and heavenly tasty food. Great options for active holidays: cycling, hiking, running, diving and one And half hour golf trip.With a stunning old bazaar tradition, contemporary urban culture, shopping and a vibrant nightlife, all this is in Alanya in Turkish Riviera. Alanya's climate is ideal for the Mediterranean coast. There are almost 300 sunny days a year. Winters are pleasantly temperate, summers usually hot. Alanya rains the most in December-January, the driest and hottest is in August. In August the average temperature is approx. + 27c, in January approx. + 12c The population of Alanya is about 292,000 Currency: Turkish lira The shoreline of Alanya is crossed by Kale Hill, which rises to a height of two hundred meters. On the west side of the hill is the two-kilometer-long sandy beach of Cleopatra, which is also near by. to the BlueBay suites. There are plenty of activities on Cleopatra’s beach during the summer months; water skiing, pedal boats, snorkeling, diving, paragliding. In the surroundings of the beach you will find plenty of good and high quality restaurants, bars and shops. On the east side of the hill is the gentle and child-friendly Keykubat beach. Popular attractions include the Kalesi Fortress rising on a hill in front of Alanya - with a magnificent view of the sea and the city from a height of 250 meters. The fort was built in the 13th century and now houses an open-air museum. Damlatas Stalactite Cave is located near Cleopatra Beach. The cave was discovered in 1948 and is a popular visit destination. Kizil Kule Tower (Red Tower) is a landmark of the port of Alanya. The historic tower was built in 1226. On the ground floor of the five-story tower there is a small museum. Turkish cuisine is unique and great. The appetizers of a Turkish meal are delicious, mezet. They include Turkish cuisine from vegetables to cheese, fish and meat. As an accompaniment to meat and fish dishes, plenty of vegetables are available. Sheepmeat and lamb are especially popular, and seafood is also popular. Bread is served in one form or another at almost every meal. The most famous drink in Turkey is the aniseed wine Raki, also with coffee "your coffee" and tea "Cay" has a long tradition in Turkey. The pile food is Baklava pastry made from phyllo dough.