Alanya is a city in Turkey which is famous for its ancient history, wonderful beaches, and beautiful nature. It is surrounded by the Taurus Mountains in the north and in the south it is washed by the Mediterranean. It is located on the peninsula, in the place where the Taurus Mountains are close to the sea. Some people say that the nature of Alanya is not very impressive. But when you rent a property in Alanya and stay here for a bit longer, you will see the real beauty of this place – local blue flag beaches, fantastic caves, and mountain rivers with their breathtaking waterfalls.
THE TAURUS MOUNTAINS
The Taurus Mountains are the mountain chain up to 3500 meters in height, which attracts thousands of nature lovers from different countries. Pure air, wonderful villas, coniferous and deciduous forests, mountain rivers and waterfalls, deep valleys and plains, wild animals and birds – all these you can enjoy in the Taurus Mountains. Try the mountain jeep safari to explore the hidden gems of the this place and get an unforgettable experience.
WILDLIFE SPOTS IN ALANYA
One of the main wildlife attractions of Alanya is its beaches and caves. The coastal line of the beaches stretches over 70 km. Soft, golden sands change to pebbles and the sea water is so clear that you can see fish and go scuba diving.
The caves of Alanya are the world-famous attractions. Visiting these caves, you feel like you are in the imaginary world. The Damlatas Cave and Dim Caves, the Lovers Cave and the Phosphorus Cave are the masterpieces created by the nature. It is said that the pirates and secret lovers used to hide in these caves.