The mountains of
the Toros (Taurus) Range rise up immediately behind the coast, the whole
length - from Konyaalti Beach to the Kirlangic Peninsula-is a national
preserve, the Bey Daglari (Olympos) National Park. The history of this
area, the ancient Lycian Peninsula, can be traced back to the Neolithic
Age to the settlements at Beldibi
The 42 km of road from Antalya to Kemer pass through spectacular mountain
scenery. This resort town has been carefully designed to blend in with the
surrounding scenery and offers an ideal environment for a wonderful
holiday. A fully equipped Kemer marina has facilities for all activities
so that yachtsmen can enjoy the unspoilt bays and beaches south of the
town. Shoppers will delight in the wonderful range of high quality
souvenirs for sale. A beach promenade north of the marina has steps
leading down from its cafes and shops directly to the beach.
Kemer Beach is a Blue Flag beach. The term "Blue Flag" coined by the
European Union means clean beach. In the Yoruk (Nomad).
Theme Park you can watch traditional craftspeopIe at work. The adjoining
bay is a charming and delightful spot with many sports and daily
entertainment facilities discreetly hidden among the pines. April is the
month for the colorful Kemer Carnival. Also in the spring are the yacht
races between Kemer and Girne in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Kiziltepe, Goynuk (Blue Flag) and Beldibi(Blue Flag) north of Kemer and
Camyuva and Tekirova (Blue Flag) to the south, are tourist centers full of
various activities. The holiday villages are all designed to blend into
the forest that encircles them.