The beach is clean and often empty.



Alanya Demirtas

Demirtas is still untouched by modern civilization and has the sense of adventure in it.

About

Demirtas is an area with a distinct local atmosphere and is far from the hustle of towns and cities. It is a place where locals live in tranquility surrounded by nature, and crystal clear beaches.
There are virtually no hotels in Demirtaş to disturb the peaceful and quiet life style that Demirtaş provides. It mostly consists of farming land, as most locals grow their crops here. You are able to take many hikes in the pine wood forests, and up the Taurus mountains.

Activities

Beach- and nature lovers will have plenty of things to do. The area is great for swimming, sun bathing, picnics, biking, hiking and so on.
Besides that Demirtas does not offer any “man-made” activities and entertainment. For that you must travel to other areas.

Shopping

Almost all of your food shopping will have to be done in small grocery shops. There is a butchers there and you are able to buy food from the local fruit and vegetable markets. There aren’t any clothes shops in Demirtas yet, and if there are they are locally owned businesses.
Though most of the locals do their shopping in surrounding areas of Demirtas.

Public transportation

Buses come by frequently in Demirtas, and the journey takes around forty minutes, and they take you right to the centre of Alanya. There are taxis available, though you won’t be needing them to get around in Demirtas.

Food & dining

There are a few restaurants in Demirtas, all offering delicious “home cooked” Turkish cuisine, the European ones can be found in surrounding areas of Demirtas such as Mahmutlar and Kargicak.
Along with the restaurants, there are friendly, family owned cafes where they serve Turkish tea and small popular meals that are popular in Turkey. You can sit and drink Cay and watch the world pass by.
On the very clean beach side, a few and nice beach clubs/ restaurants can be found.Here also you will be treated very well as service is so good.

Nearby

The neighbouring areas of Demirtas are Kargıcak and Mahmutlar and it will take you 15-20 minutes to reach them by car or bus.
From Demirtas the Sapadere Canyon and neighbouring city Gazipasa is also easy reachable, but generally speaking the nearby areas of Demirtas is mostly farm land, beaches and the Taurus mountains. Another thing worth noting is that Gazipasa airport is located just 20km from Demirtas.

Wrap up

Overall, Demirtas is highly recommended for people who wish to surround themselves in nature, and want to pursue a quiet life out of the hustle and bustle of towns and cities.
It makes an interesting place to stay in as you are able to freely take hikes up the Taurus mountains or pine tree forests. Along with having full access to clean beaches where virtually no people swim. It is a place nearly untouched by civilization and still has the sense of adventure in it unlike many other areas of Alanya.