Why Antalya is a top destination for your next family holiday

Choosing a family holiday destination can be challenging, especially if you’re looking for activities for a wide range of ages. Turkey has remained a popular destination for years, with recent statistics showing visitor numbers at 44.6 million.

There are many resorts to choose from in Turkey, but Antalya is a great choice for families for many reasons.

It’s within easy reach

There are direct flights to Antalya from many major UK airports including London Gatwick, Luton and Manchester. And, best of all, it’s just over four hours away meaning there’s no need to embark on a long-haul flight with children.

If you are flying with kids from main UK airports, consider taking advantage of their car parking. Gatwick or Manchester park and ride will simplify your family travel even further, as you don’t have to rush or worry about getting to the correct terminal.

Stunning scenery

Adults and older children will love the beauty of Antalya. With gorgeous beaches and coastlines, Antalya has plenty to offer to those who are looking for a sun-drenched holiday.

Younger children will enjoy playing on the clean, safe beaches and paddling in the clear blue waters. Lara, Konyaalti and Damlatas offer some of the best sandy beaches, suitable for all ages. You can also join in with some of the water sports that are on offer in these locations.

Child friendly

When you’re embarking on a family holiday, you’ll want to know that the kids are catered for as well as the adults. Antalya is a popular and family-friendly destination, so the locals are used to seeing children of all ages enjoying the location.

There is an array of child-friendly restaurants and most of the hotels cater for families. You’ll find dedicated kid’s meals at most places and menu options for all tastes. It’s also a safe location to walk around and you’ll often find other families to socialise with.

Plenty of activities

Whatever your interests, you’re unlikely to get bored in Antalya. Whether you’re into water sports, history and culture or simply just want some time out of a busy schedule, you won’t be disappointed.

Visit the city’s natural wonders with a tour around the waterfalls or head to the ancient Roman ruins. The more adventurous can explore the Taurus Mountains via jeep or have a go at white water rafting or zip lining.

You’ll also find the world’s biggest tunnel aquarium and a range of water and activity parks.

When you’re not enjoying the activities and sightseeing opportunities, it’s easy to relax by the pool or on the beach and take in the views.

It’s clear that Antalya offers a whole host of things to do for everyone on a family holiday. If you’re planning on booking your trip, ensure that you’re up to date with the latest government advice and any visa requirements.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *