Kemer - a Stunning Resort on Turkey’s Mediterranean Coast
Kemer is a spectacular Turkish resort situated close to many of the country’s most famous attractions. Holidays in Turkey are perfect for families will a wide range of facilities, beaches and beautiful natural scenery. With a transfer time of just one hour, there is plenty of time to gain an understanding of your location and take in the stunning views. Accommodation in the resort is diverse with hotels, B&B’s, villas and hostels suited to all tastes and budgets. Whether you intend of taking advantage of a luxury Kemer holiday or prefer to stick to a budget, it is no wonder that so many people flock to this Turkish paradise each year. The majority of the Kemer hotels range from 3-5* with a range of board options including self catered and a great value all-inclusive package. One of the main attractions of a Kemer holiday is the great beaches covered in white sand and crystal clear waters, the waters are generally calm however there are lifeguards along the coastline to ensure safe bathing.
With so much on offer, a holiday in Kemer is ideal for anyone hoping to learn more about traditional Turkish culture whilst also taking advantage of a range of modern tourist facilities. With plenty of exciting sightseeing tours and sports and leisure activities on offer, a holiday to Kemer is guaranteed to be truly memorable.
Kemer - Sightseeing and Attractions
Kemer is the perfect place for water sport enthusiasts to hit the waves and try their hand at some of the many exciting facilities on offer. Visitors can head to the beach to find parasailing, jet-skiing, water-skiing, snorkelling and even scuba diving. For those looking for a more relaxing experience there are opportunities to enjoy a scenic cruise around the coastline or even take a ride on an inflatable banana boat. Families will enjoy a day out at the dolphinarium during a Kemer holiday where visitors can watch the fantastic dolphin shows and even take a swim with them. Another popular excursion is discovering the impressive cliff caves, an ideal way to learn more about the history of the resort. A trip to Antalya is also recommended with plenty of shops, restaurants and museums to explore. Those interested in learning more about the traditional culture of Kemer will love visiting the ancient city of Olympus or discovering the natural beauty of the Taurus Mountains.
Shopping in Kemer is ideal for those hoping to pick up some local crafts and gifts, linens, jewellery and pottery items are all popular along with the usual array of novelty gifts. Those looking for a wider selection of shops will appreciate the fantastic public transport services to take visitors to nearby Turkish towns and cities. Buses and trams are regular and frequent within the resort, those wishing to travel further afield during a Kemer break will appreciate taking advantage of the many car hire companies.
Kemer - Nightlife and Cuisine
Turkish cuisine is one of the main reasons why so many people choose to enjoy holidays to Kemer. There are plenty of authentic restaurants serving a wide range of delicious local dishes and delicacies including mouth-watering kebabs, pastries and fresh vegetables. Those looking for more familiar tastes will appreciate the many cuisines on offer from around the world including Italian, Spanish and even typical British pub food. Around the busier tourist resorts there is a wide selection of fast food eateries, ideal for grabbing a quick snack during your Kemer holiday. Turkey produces a wide variety of wines and beer that are perfect for enjoying on an evening, the majority of hotels stock a fantastic selection as do the many beachfront bars. The nightlife in Kemer is fairly quiet and laid back however there are several bars and nightclubs that offer a party atmosphere when the sun goes down. From discos to live music events there is something for all tastes, especially along the beach front. Those hoping for quieter experience will appreciate the many opera and ballet festivals that take place throughout the year.
Kemer - Weather and Climate
Kemer has a typical Mediterranean climate with long, hot summers and mild winters. During the summer months the temperatures are at their highest with hardly any rainfall and clear skies. On average there are around 12 hours of sunshine per day to enjoy during a summer holiday in Kemer which drops to around 6 hours during the winter. The winter months still boast high temperatures however there is a higher chance of rainfall and the evenings tend to be fairly chilly. The more popular time to enjoy a Kemer break is during July and August when the temperatures are at their highest, often reaching highest of forty degrees. Families travelling with small children may appreciate visiting the resort when the temperatures are cooler and the resort is not as busy.