Taking centre stage on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, Antalya is fast becoming one of the world’s most sought-after holiday destinations. By mixing ancient sights with ultra-modern attractions and head-turning landscapes, this covers-all coastline blends the best of both worlds. And with lots of luxury thrown in along the way, this is Turkey at its most terrific.
The historic city of Antalya is set along Turkey's south coast, lapped by the glittering Mediterranean. It acts as the gateway to the country's beautiful Turquoise Coast, with a string of beach resorts in close proximity.
How long is the flight from the UK to Antalya?
Belfast to Antalya - 5 hours
Birmingham to Antalya - 4 hours 25 minutes
Bristol to Antalya - 4 hours 20 minutes
East Midlands to Antalya - 4 hours 25 minutes
Edinburgh to Antalya - 4 hours 45 minutes
Glasgow to Antalya - 4 hours 50 minutes
Leeds Bradford to Antalya - 4 hours 30 minutes
Liverpool to Antalya - 4 hours 30 minutes
London Stansted to Antalya - 4 hours 20 minutes
Manchester to Antalya - 4 hours 30 minutes
Newcastle to Antalya - 4 hours 35 minutes
How many airports does Antalya have?
Antalya Airport (AYT) is the only international airport in the city. It's located 13 km east of the historic centre.
How far is Antalya Airport from the main Antalya resorts?
Belek is a 30-minute drive from Antalya Airport and Lara Beach takes just 15 minutes to reach. Alanya is slightly further afield, with a journey time of just under two hours.
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Family fun and then some
The hotels around these parts are nothing short of fabulous – especially in Lara Beach. At these Vegas-style venues, the fun doesn’t stop thanks to things like circus shows, multiplex cinemas, dinoparks and fairgrounds, all on-site. Out and about, there’s the Dolphinarium in Belek, or Antalya Aquarium. And the beaches? Fit for a postcard.
Great for golf
An exclusive, golfing crowd flocks to Belek thanks to its upmarket vibes and championship courses. There are 14 in total, ranging from former hosts of the PGA Sultan to greens designed by the likes of Colin Montgomerie and Sir Nick Faldo. And with high-profile competitions often in town, it’s no surprise Belek gets kudos in the golf stakes.
Take the time to get to know Antalya city, and you’ll walk into a world of spice stalls, Turkish baths and street food. Further afield, you’ll find the Temple of Apollo in history-stuffed Side, plus the port city of Perge promises its fair share of Roman ruins. Want to explore more? Sea caves, castles and waterfalls are also on the menu. Shoppers – you’ve got gold bazaars and modern malls to look forward to.
Upgrade to a package holiday
Why not get everything wrapped up in one package for your next Turkey getaway? On a Jet2holiday to the Antalya Area, you’ll have your hotel stay, return Jet2.com flights, 22kg baggage and transfers all included.
Opt for luxury in Turkey’s Antalya Area when you book an Indulgent Escape. On top of your hand-picked, five-star hotel, you’ll also enjoy return flights, 25kg baggage, private transfers and extra-special additions.
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