This part of the Mediterranean coast known as the Turkish Riviera boasts stunning mountain scenery, beautiful beaches, secluded coves, and vast pine forests that are home to a myriad of flora and fauna. Coupled with numerous historical sites and a plethora of watersports, it simply provides the perfect holiday destination.
This popular holiday destination has a beautiful coastline of rocky headlands and secluded coves nestling between the spectacular Taurus Mountains and the shimmering crystal clear Mediterranean Sea. It offers well established sandy beach resorts, luxury hotels, more than 300 days of sunshine a year and many significant historical sites. With Lara Beach holidays being the most sought after.
Antalya and Lara Beach Holidays
Antalya, the largest city on the Mediterranean, is a thriving modern city with an interesting historic past. Situated high on a rocky coastline with a backdrop of the majestic Taurus Mountains it has successively been occupied by Romans, Byzantines, Seljuks and the Ottomans and there are many notable sites around Antalya worth exploring in addition to the beautiful mountains and gorgeous beaches.
The picturesque old quarter, Kaleici, is the place to soak up the historic atmosphere of this sprawling city with its old wooden Ottoman mansions abutting the ancient city walls, many now being transformed into smart boutique hotels, and there’s a maze of narrow winding streets leading down to the stylish and award winning marina with its myriad of waterfront cafés, restaurants and its vibrant nightlife.
The Antalya area comprises numerous resorts including the superb beach resort of Lara. Situated 12km east of Antalya it boasts a beautiful long stretch of beach with wonderfully stylish and luxurious hotels. The coarse golden sandy beach shelves gently into the clear waters of the Mediterranean and there’s every imaginable watersport on offer. There’s a small selection of bars and restaurants in Lara Beach although nightlife is low key and mainly centred around the hotels.
Located on the Mediterranean Coast is the beautiful Lara Beach. As a popular summer destination many of our luxury hotels in Antalya are located on the beachfront. Lara Beach holidays are one of the most favoured amongst holiday makers; at Classic Collection Holidays we are pleased to offer guests an exclusive range of premier accommodation.
Whether it is all inclusive holidays to Antalya or stylish holidays to Lara Beach, we aim to tailor-make your perfect stay.
Turkey’s premier golf resort, Belek is 30km to the east of Antalya in a beautifully tranquil setting with a backdrop of mountains, fragrant pine forests and a glorious, 16km coarse golden sandy beach. This purpose built spa and golf resort has won awards for environmentally friendly development: the beach is a nesting ground for rare loggerhead sea turtles and the dense forest is a haven for 100 species of bird.
Lavish beach front hotels provide a myriad of land and sea based activities, excellent spas and exquisite food, and, ideal for families, many offer an all-inclusive option including children’s clubs and activities. The area features many significant historical sites including the amphitheatre of Aspendos, the Greco-Roman city of Perge, and the ancient town of Side and it’s Temple of Apollo.
Set on a small peninsula, 75km east of Antalya, the popular and charming town of Side features a lovely blend of old and new. A plethora of ancient archaeological wonders including Roman baths, temples and an amphitheatre jostle for attention with the resort’s modern beach front hotels, great shopping, vibrant nightlife and boasts two fabulous golden beaches.