So much to see and do
History buffs should tour Side's outstanding amphitheatre, ancient slave trading grounds and glorious temples standing over the sea. Many sight seeing excursions take in the Seleukeia's ruins, the Aspendos Amphitheatre and the ancient cities of Perge and Ephesus. With the opportunity to hike, mountain bike and even ski in some of the areas surrounding the Taurus Mountains there really is so much choice. Cheap last minute holidays to Manavgat are perfect for families looking for relaxing holidays where they can spend quality time together.
Children of all ages will enjoy the Antalya Aqua Park, with amazing water attractions for every member of the family. Adremalin junkies canfeed their need for speed, the younger ones can enjoy their own lagoon, and everyone can relax in the crazy river.
At Side, you can experience a traditional Gulet cruise and see the sights and coast line from a completely different perspective. Glide through the water at a leisurely pace and enjoy a spot of lunch onboard.
Manavgat's inland location makes it perfect for couples looking to explore this region of Turkey and benefit from cheap late deals to Manavgat. Book late deals to Manavgat at Latedeals.co.uk
Culture and history
Manavgat is believed to date back to 600BC, it was taken over by the Seljuk Turks in 1220 and came under Ottoman Rule in 1472. It wasn't until as recently as the early 1990's though that Manavgat brought itself up to date, when larger hotels were built along with new bars, music venues and night clubs. Manavgat is the ideal destination for couples wanting to explore this part of Turkey whilst taking advantage of cheap late deals to Manavgat.
Best restaurants in Manavgat
This family run business is rated as one of the best restaurants in Manavgat. The menu covers traditional Turkish dishes plus some European and English choices. Meals are always cooked to perfection and the staff go out of their way to help with anything you may need. They also run the small market next door so will advise on ingredients and menus to try yourself. Definitely one not to be missed whilst enjoying self catering holidays to Manavgat.
Authentic Turkish cuisine in a traditional Turkish atmosphere. The food here is exceptional and the staff end the evening with some wonderful Turkish dancing which the guests are encouraged to join in with. Saray's is the ideal choice if you want to experience a taste of the 'real' Turkey.
Best hotels in Manavgat
Ali Bey Club Manavgat
Where do you start? With the full size water park or the 62 tennis courts perhaps! This place has everything for the whole family to enjoy a relaxing yet entertaining holiday to Manavgat. Adrenalin seekers hunt out the Black Hole whilst the little ones have their own pirate ship and watery zoo! There are themed evenings and a revolving a la carte restaurant, and with all the sports facilities available, fitness features and day and night entertainment, you really do need to come for two weeks to fit it all in!
Flora Garden Hotel
An adult only property with stunning views out to sea, the Flora Garden Hotel is contemporary and stylish on the inside, yet quaint and traditional on the out. Choose from 6 different restaurants including 3 a la cartes, you can also opt to join the yoga, pilates, tai-chi and meditation groups. For couples seeking a relaxing, intimate holiday to Turkey, then the Flora Garden Hotel, Manavgat is just for you.
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