Kemer is a seaside resort located in the beautiful Antalya region of Turkey, which is a famous and very popular destination for holidaymakers from all over the world. The city is located in the Bay of Antalya, with the Taurus Mountains in the backdrop which gives the area even more touristic potential.
Particularly popular with Russian tourists but also Northern and Western Europeans, yacht charter Kemer is serviced by the Antalya International Airport which lies at a distance of about 42km to the northwest, which is about an hour away by car. On land, one need only follow the D400 highway in order to get into town.
The best attraction of Kemer has to be its natural beauty which draws in tourists by the thousands. The unique combination of sea with its crystal blue water and the deep green of the pine forests on the steep mountain slopes makes for quite a view. The shore from Beldibi and up to Tekirova is made up of mainly unspoiled beaches perfect for a quiet day on the beach.
For the yacht charter sailors, here are some of the most interesting places to see: The Andrasan Bay with its 2km-long beach, the Cirali village and its 4km-long beach, the Uc Adalar or Three Islands popular with divers, the Twin Rocks and the Beldibi Caves.
Apart from that there’s the 320-berth Marina Kemer which is not only an important point of departure for many explorations of the Turkish coast, but also a major wintering-over point for those that keep their yachts in this part of the Mediterranean.
The nightlife mirrors the lust for excitement brought by the myriad of tourists from all over Europe and Russia. There are countless clubs, bars and restaurants, blue flag beaches that cater to the party needs of fun-seeking yacht charter crews. Also, it’s not uncommon during the high season for concerts of great selling musicians to be held.
Such an important tourist town which earns much of its income from the groups flying in on low budget lines in the hot season, could not have gone without an impressive series of events. Among the most popular and most important are the art exhibitions in Phaselis, the World Rally Championship stages, the Turkey Offshore Championship, the Turkey Motocross Championship, the Phaselis Art festival and the Kemer Carnival.