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Kemer and The Theme park

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.


This site prepared by Tayfun Kalyoncu on 28.02.1997 and last updated on 01.05.1999.
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