The local community is easy-going and international
Alanya MahmutlarMahmutlar is a peaceful area with a good mix of residential areas and tourism.
AboutMahmutlar is one of the more peaceful districts of Alanya. The whole district itself is nestled in-between the long beach promenade and the Taurus mountains, with views of the famous banana plantations, and mountains.
The district is approximately 10 kilometers from Alanya’s city centre, and is a serene, easy going area. Mahmutlar is recommended for people who want a holiday in quiet and peaceful surroundings, together with natural beautiful green scenery.
ActivitiesIn Mahmutlar the sea offers easy access to water sports, beach activities and fishing.
Several gyms and hamams are located in the city and the surrounding areas are perfect for biking and hiking.
ShoppingIn Mahmutlar, you will find small shops scattered around the area, though most of the main and varied stores such as butchers, bakeries, and hardware stores are in the centre of Mahmutlar. Small Supermarkets are scattered throughout the whole area.
Mahmutlar centre hosts the Saturday market, also at the eastern end of Mahmutlar is the place where the Tuesday market is hosted, between the two main roads, Barbaros Cadde and Ataturk Cadde.
Public transportationSince Mahmutlar stretches over several kilometers, it has its own local buses to get around inside the city and the part that is connected to Kargicak.
Buses that go in the direction of Alanya run every 10 minutes approximately, and return with the same frequency. As everywhere else in the Alanya area, taxis are available from almost every corner.
Food & diningYou will be able to find small, family owned cafes nearly everywhere in Mahmutlar. Just like the people living here the restaurants offer a great mix of cuisine between local and touristic.
There are also several well-known Turkish and international restaurant/cafe chains to be found.
NearbyNearby Mahmutlar you will find Kargıcak and Kestel. These two areas are a lot less busy than Mahmutlar and the beaches offers crystal clear water with very few people.
Behind Mahmutlar the majestic Taurus mountains are a great place for taking a hike or a picnik.
Wrap upMahmutlar is a peaceful, quiet area of Alanya with a good mix of residential areas and tourism. The local community is easy-going and international.
The place has beautiful views, and is located beside the turquoise Mediterranean/Akdeniz sea with several kilometers of seemingly endless beach promenade. All daily requirements such as shops, and gyms readily available.