Tosmur is home to the Dim River
Alanya TosmurTosmur is an ideal place for people who have a love for nature.
AboutTosmur is a quiet, residential area to the East of Alanya and you are close to the Dim River, a famous tourist attraction.
The local Turks have for many years sought refuge by this river when the summer becomes too hot – the reason for this is the temperature of the river is only about 15 degrees. The beautiful scenery of the Taurus mountains, and Mediterranean sea makes a pleasurable experience, to walk along the seaside, or up in the Taurus mountains.
Tosmur also caters for your daily needs, successfully, and will provide you with good transportation towards other districts of Alanya.
ActivitiesThose who love to walk in nature, or appreciate the natural beauty around them will enjoy Tosmur very much, as you are able to go on long walks in the Taurus mountains and forests. If you would like to take a dip into the Dim river,you can do so safely at the picnic areas along the Dim river,in picturesque, Dimcay, which is north of Tosmur.
During your visit to these picnic areas, you can also feast on Turkish cuisine, whilst sitting on a floating raft above the Dim river, surrounded by nature.
If you would like to do something in the residential area of Tosmur the natural choice would be to head for the beach. Tosmur also has an indoor go-cart track and the spot where the Dim River flows out into the sea is popular for those who enjoy fishing from the beach.
Dimcay, translating to “Dim River” has always been popular amongst both locals and visitors in Alanya. The area along the Dim river is one of outstanding natural beauty, where many cyclists, and nature lovers come to spend their free time.
ShoppingTosmur will provide you with shops and supermarkets to cater for your everyday life. There are a few well-known Turkish supermarkets in the area, where many people do much of their grocery shopping.
Apart from these supermarkets, Tosmur has a few butchers, bakeries, 24/7 convenience stores, and produce shops as well as the weekly "Thursday Market’which is a traditional outdoor Turkish market, selling fresh produce, dairy products, and clothes at good prices.
Public transportationEverything in Tosmur is quite compact when it comes to daily needs, thus meaning you wouldn’t need to go on buses, cars or taxis etc.
Although, those who wish to go to Alanya or other areas, can take the daily buses that run frequently, or alternatively order a taxi.
Food & diningThere are a few restaurants, and cafe’s in Tosmur. Most of the restaurants will serve you Turkish food, or in contrast, some will serve you European cuisine.
In Tosmur most cafes and restaurants are family owned which makes for a great and more personal atmosphere.
NearbyAnother great site nearby is the dim cave. In brief, the Dim Cave is one of the largest caves open to the public in Turkey, and has an extremely unique look to it.
Finally Tosmur is located within very short distance to surrounding areas such as Kestel, Oba, Cikcilli and even Alanya city center.
Wrap upTosmur is an ideal place for people who have a love for nature. You will not find any troubles when living here when it comes to your daily life.
All the stores are in walking distance, along with bus stops, making it easy to catch a bus to Alanya. The area is mainly quite and peaceful with access to nice beaches and infrastructure.