Konyaaltı Beach

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Konyaaltı Beach
Beach
Konyaaltı Beach as seen from the nearby cliffs. The Beydağları mountains can be seen in the background.
Konyaaltı Beach as seen from the nearby cliffs. The Beydağları mountains can be seen in the background.
Location  Turkey

Konyaaltı Beach ( Turkish: Konyaaltı Plajı) is one of the two main beaches of Antalya, the other being Lara Beach. [1]

The beach is located on the western side of the city and stretches for 13 km [2] primarily composed of fine pebbles, but also has some sand. The water is beautifully clear. Konyaaltı Beach has "Blue Flag" status, which confirms the good water quality. It is bound inwards by the beach park and numerous bars, cafes, nightclubs and hotels. The 'Aqualand' waterpark along Dumlupınar Bulvarı is the other border.

Facilities

The beach is patrolled by Life guards. The free of charge changing rooms and the showers are available for all visitors on the beach. [3]

Flora

The Turkish pine and shrubs of hibiscus grow along the beachfront. [3]

References

  1. ^ "Antalya City Guide - Beaches". antalya-bld.gov.tr. Archived from the original on 2011-05-13. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
  2. ^ "Guide to Konyaaltı Beach in Antalya".
  3. ^ a b "Photographs of Konyaalti Beach, August 2017". Independent Travellers. independent-travellers.com. Retrieved October 4, 2017.