Antalya is the city of tourism, festivals, concerts, and a vibrant nightlife. It is one of Turkey’s best and most crowded holiday resorts, currently among the world’s most selected holiday spots. Sun, sandy beaches, exclusive 5-star hotels, colorful nightlife, and a variety of nightclubs make Antalya a top choice. Antalya’s nightlife warmly welcomes its guests. The city has a population of around 2 million and is located by the seaside. Anyway, we would like to provide you with more information about Antalya nightlife.
Central Antalya Nightlife
In center of Antalya, nightlife is mostly concentrated in “Kaleici” (Old Town), where narrow streets are filled with leather shops, gift shops, restaurants, hotels, nightclubs, and bars. It’s a historical town that showcases Ottoman Era remnants and culture. Mainly, nightclubs are located from the Old Town to Antalya Harbor. Live music performances, DJ shows, delicious Turkish house wines, and aromatic cocktails should be experienced during your visit.
Booking a hotel near the Old Town in Antalya allows you to enjoy all the features of the city. Nightclubs and bars are within walking distance if you book accommodation around or in the Old Town area. Antalya also hosts many festivals such as the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival (September/October), Antalya Television Awards, Antalya Festival (September), Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival (June-July), and so on. The best time to visit Antalya is from April to October, allowing you to enjoy Konyaaltı and Lara Beaches, as well as beach clubs located there. Also, during the daytime, you can join city tours and explore historical towns from the Roman era.
Antalya’s nightlife is typically fast-paced and lively, but the real nightlife in Antalya is not centered in the city. Instead, it is in Antalya’s districts, where most tourists prefer to go for holidays. Kemer, Side, Belek, and Alanya are the most popular districts of Antalya. Especially Kemer, Alanya, and Side are the best spots for nightlife scenes. These locations are quiet during the winter season but become lively in the summer. Therefore, it’s better to visit Antalya in the summer if you are seeking a lively and vibrant nightlife.
Kemer can be described as the craziest nightlife spot in Antalya. This heavenly district is usually preferred by Russian tourists, and for that reason, we don’t need to talk much about Kemer Nightlife. The best nightlife events and world-renowned nightclubs, DJ shows, foam parties, and more can be found in Club Inferno, Aura Club, Moonlight Burlesque – the most popular nightclubs in Kemer. Apart from nightclubs, various bars, karaoke bars, cafes, and restaurants await guests in Kemer. You can take a bus from Antalya bus station to get to Kemer. You can Check Best Kemer Hotel Deals here.
Belek mostly offers a silent holiday with mature guests (age range around 40 to 75). German tourists mostly prefer Belek for a relaxing, silent, and meditative holiday, enjoying the sun and the amazing beach. Belek hosts golf resorts and 5+ star hotels so that guests will not need to go out. Everything is possible within the boundaries of hotels, such as first-class restaurants, shopping centers, and bistro bars. If you are not excited about Belek’s nightlife options, the Side town center is just half an hour away from Belek and can provide alternatives.
Nightlife in Alanya is also as popular as Kemer’s nightlife, featuring various nightclubs, bars, crazy foam parties, well-known DJs, and full entertainment. Alanya is the most crowded district in Antalya, mostly preferred by Scandinavian and German tourists. The beauty of Scandinavian girls will be apparent at any nightclub you visit. Top nightclubs in Alanya include Havana Club, Zodiac Bar, and other popular venues located on Alanya Bar Street. This street offers fun and full entertainment until the first lights of the sun. Check Best Alanya Hotel Deals here.
Side, Manavgat Nightlife
This small town is popular for both its historical charm and colorful nightlife events. Side is a historical town dating back to the early centuries. The crowd starts from the entrance of the Side old town and extends to the panoramic sea view. Light House Disco and Apollo Nightclub are the top famous nightclubs in Side. While enjoying a nice cocktail by seaside nightclubs, you will feel the atmosphere of history at the same time. Side is generally preferred by German and British tourists. Check Best Side, Manavgat Hotel Deals here.
The only point you need to consider is that the top nightlife events in Antalya generally start from June until September. This period is the craziest for nightlife presentations in Antalya. It will be a little hot during this time, but you have plenty of options for chilling and staying cool. However, Turkey is not only famous with Antalya nightlife. You can also check Istanbul Nightlife, another famous nightlife spot in Turkey.