Travel guide to Turkeys south coast

Facts

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Travel preparation

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Best time to visit

The West-Mediterranean coast can get extremely hot in the summer, and the months of June, July and August are almost unbearably hot. The fall and spring are great times to go there, as the climate is temperate and great for both bathing and cultural excursions.

Local conditions

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Time zone

When it is 12.00 in England, it is 13.00 on the West-Mediterranean coast.

Culture and entertainment

Antalya is a lively place with many discotheques and bars to visit, but also the town of Patara is a festive town, where you can dance all night. If you would like something calmer, you can visit some of the quieter beach resorts, with historical attractions, along the coast.

Accommodation / Hotel

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There are many large chains of hotels in the region, but it is possible to something in all price ranges. There are camping sites as well, but with poor facilities. Finally, you can try private accommodation in the smaller towns Book your hotel in Turkeys south coast here

Local transport

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Taxi

It is easy to get a taxi in the towns along the coast and it is cheap as well. You can also take a dolmus, which is a shared taxi, driving on certain routes.

Other transport

There is bus service between every little town on the West-Mediterranean coast - they're often a little uncomfortable, but very cheap.
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