Holidays in Beldibi
West of the lively city of Antalya, Beldibi is a quiet resort by the sea. Home to Stone Age caves and vast green forests, you’ll find plenty to explore in and around the resort. Spend your days hiking through the mountains, or sit back and relax on Beldibi’s golden shores. Make the most of the main street packed with shops, restaurants and bars. Or head to neighbouring towns full of ancient monuments and museums to enjoy.
With its warm summer months and mild winters, Beldibi is a great place to visit any time of year.
Antalya (AYT), 44km west of the resort.
Explore Stone Age caves, golden sand beaches and lush green mountains dotted with orange groves. Book a holiday to the seaside resort of Beldibi today!
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Find your spot on the golden sand beach of Beldibi - perfect for relaxing and soaking up the sun. Tuck into traditional Turkish mezes in the cafes and restaurants dotted along Atatürk Caddesi. You’ll learn more about the town’s Stone Age history in its ancient caves. After a long day in the sun, stroll along the mall on the side of Taurus Mountains where you’ll find a selection of boutiques and restaurants. If you’re feeling active, hike up the green mountains and take in the sweet scent of the orange and lemon groves.
The beach is one of the best places in Beldibi for long, lazy days. And you’ll reach them in just a matter of minutes, wherever you’re staying in Beldibi. The soft golden sands are perfect for sunbathing with a good book, and the warm, crystal-clear waters are ideal for swimming or water sports. From deep water diving to jet skiing and even banana boats – there’s plenty to keep you and the kids entertained. And if you fancy a day out on the sea, you can rent a yacht or even jump on one of the regular boat or catamaran tours.
Discover more about the town’s history with a trip to a Stone Age cave – it’s one of the best places to go in Beldibi. Painted onto the rock are ancient depictions of hunting and a mother goddess figure. To the south in Alanya, you’ll find a 13th century castle. Head inside to find baths, Byzantine churches and a small settlement. One of the most important monuments in Alanya is the Red Tower, just by the harbour. Climb the red stone steps and you’ll find a museum of ethnography inside.
The Turkish restaurants in Beldibi have plenty of authentic dishes for you to try. From herby kofté kebabs to freshly caught sea bream from the harbour - the choice is yours. Make sure you head to the restaurants on the main road of Atatürk Caddesi - they’re some of the places in Beldibi for sampling the finest Turkish food at a great price. So you can try all the meze you want, and enjoy a glass or two of traditional Turkish wine too.
Best for beach lovers: With sandy beaches making up most of the resort, you’ll find yourself spending your days having plenty fun in the sea.
Best for foodies: You’ll be spoilt for choice with the range of restaurants serving traditional Turkish dishes and local wine.
Best for history buffs: From ancient Roman relics to hidden caves and museums, you’ll love exploring the historic remains.
Language: The language spoken in Beldibi is Turkish
Currency: The currency used in Beldibi is Turkish Liras (TRY)
Local Time: Beldibi is two hours ahead of GMT/UK time
Fly to: Antalya (AYT), 44km west of the resort
Flight time from UK: Approximately 4 hours
Tourist information: Further Beldibi tourist information can be found at www.goturkey.com
Visa & Health: Before you travel, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/turkey for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your holiday to Beldibi. Apply for your Turkish visa online at https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/
Temperature: 15-35 (°C)
Make the most of warm sea waters and more than 10 hours of sunshine a day during the summer, or book your holiday for the spring, when cooler highs of 26 offer the perfect conditions for visiting the attractions. Rainfall picks up in the autumn, but the weather remains warm enough to hit the beach, while the quieter winter season is the best time for exploring.
By foot: With just one road, it’s easy to explore the small resort on foot.
By bus: There are regular buses to the neighbouring resorts of Sahil, Kemer and Antalya.
By taxi/dolmus: This will be your best way to and from Beldibi at night once buses stop running.
Summer party-goers: Enjoy hours of street shows, concerts, performances and colourful parades in the Kemer Carnival every July.
Opera and ballet lovers: Watch the antique theatre of Aspendos come to life in the International Opera and Ballet Festival at the end August into September.
Film buffs: One of the oldest film festivals in the world, watch both Turkish and international masterpieces in the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival every October. And maybe even meet a few of the stars too!