Antalya pulses after dark with what is undeniably the Turkish south coast’s liveliest and craziest nightlife, centred on a wide variety of clubs and bars. Most bars double as discos, and most of the hotels offer floor shows, usually with belly-dancing, that are open to non-guests.
The biggest spots for all night dancing are Club Ally, Club Arma (old Club 29) and Club Ceila but those who just want a quiet, cool drink gravitate to the waterfront bars in Kaleiçi or elsewhere to catch a sea breeze and have a beer or raki in the open air.
There are a few places to Go Karting in Antalya. Here is a wee clip from Real Shopping Centre Car Park where me and some friends go from time to time. Great fun at only 10 Lira for 10-15 minutes.
There are two places in Antalya to go Ten Pin Bowling. One is beside the Dedeman Waterpark and the other is in Makro shopping centre in Konyaaltı.
Antalya offers not only a moderates climate, but also an excellent infrastructure with football fields, training-centers and accommodation for very competitive prices. For these reasons have in the before- and post season hundreds of European soccer teams in this area their training camps.
In Migros shopping centre there is a cinema which shows the recent movie releases in English with Turkish subtitles. Click the link to goto the cinemas website.
Meanwhile there are in the area already more than 20 hotels of the lifted category with each at least 10 grounds. A known and popular destination became Antalya like this also for international tennis-tournaments.
Not only for adventure-merry it is to experience an one day long jeep safari a good occasion the beauties of nature of the Taurus-mountain range Breath-taking landscape, alone sited villages and catch-fresh trouts to the lunch make this tour an unforgettable experience.
Childrens Playgrounds and Exercise Parks
All around Antalya there are excellent childrens playgrounds and recently the local governments have started adding adults exercise parks where you can see middle aged people getting some light exercise and feeling all the better for it.
For the first time in the spring 2003 Antalya was place of an international race Motorcross. After selection and extensive preparation of suitable terrain this event occurred in the environment of Kemer.
Trekking & Mountaineering
During the exploration of the hinterland it becomes quickly understandable why the nomads always moved to the cooler willows of the high country with their entire and goods in the summer. The Taurus mountain range with his stone pine and cedar forests, flows , mountain paths and peaks of up to 3.000 meters is only few kilometers away. Two especially interesting projects for excursions are the Lykian way and the excursion of the apostle Paul – www.lycianway.com
Triathlon competitions to belong to Alanya already for the tradition, as a continuously growing number of participants and visitors proves. Alanya hosts two of these sport events annual, at what the first and more important Triathlon in October instead of finds.
From the Antalya harbour area, there are many companies offering boat trips along the coast. The lengths of the trips vary from an hour or so around the harbour, a visit to the lower Düden waterfalls cascading into the sea, to day trips including food and entertainment. It is a good idea to look around carefully at the different trips. It is also worthwhile bargaining, especially off season when business is not so brisk.
One of Turkey’s newest and best climbing areas is in Geyikbayari. There are approximately 300 different routes. For more details check out: www.climbingcamp-antalya.com
Exhibitions and Meetings
Antalya has a conference centre where international meetings and conferences take place.