The northern part of Alanya is still close to the sea
Alanya NorthThe north has stunning views of the Taurus mountains and the Mediterranean sea.
AboutAlanya North is the zone between town and countryside.
The southern part of Alanya North is still relatively close to the town centre, whilst the northern part is a little away from the town.
From the area there are exceptional views of the Mediterranean Sea and the Taurus mountains.
ActivitiesHere you will find excellent opportunities for hiking in the mountains and pine tree forests. The area is also great for biking, although some of the hills are quite steep.
There are also several picnic areas and viewpoints here with the new “Alanya Devlet Bahceli” park being the biggest and most popular.
ShoppingThis northern part of Alanya does have grocery shops and other daily facilities needed.
Just remember that the further you get up on the hillside, the less shops are available.
Public transportationA few buses do go to the north quite frequently, although for personal convenience it's easier to either use taxis, or your own vehicle to move about.
If you are on a budget, you can walk, or use a bike etc or go on the free pick up services offered by many restaurants and beach clubs.
Food & diningFrom the lower parts of Alanya north you will have plenty of restaurants, cafes and bakeries to choose from.
Most of these are found around the D-400 main road which also marks the beginning of Alanya north.
Higher up the mountain side only a few options are available.
NearbyThe northern part of Alanya is still close to the sea, and centre of Alanya,meaning you have easy access to many activities.
Wrap upThe north of Alanya, in short has stunning views of the Taurus mountains and the Mediterranean sea. It is surrounded by greenery, and is close to Turkish village life.
In overall, the north of Alanya would be suited for those who wish to live in tranquility, yet also be relatively close to the centre.