The swimming pool at the villa for rent in Belek, Turkey
 
Other attractions

Just some of the other attractions near the villa in Belek.


Waterfalls
All the streams of the region head towards the Mediterranean from the slopes of the Taurus Mountains, these result in some lovely waterfalls, of which there are more than twenty. The loveliest of these are:
Duden Falls, 15 km. north of Antalya
Kursunlu Falls 18 km. along the Antalya-Alanya highway
Manavgat 3 km. north of Manavgat town
www.antalya.de/aagb/waterfalls.htm


Ski-ing
Saklikent is approximately 1.5 hours drive from the villa. The ski season runs from mid-December through to the end of April with the best snow from January to March. Visitors can ski in the morning then drive down to the coast and swim in the warm waters of the Mediterranean in the afternoon. There are two runs with t-bar lifts at the ski resort that will appeal to beginner, intermediate skiers and snowboarders.
http://www.saklikent.com.tr/


Turtles
Loggerhead sea turtles and green sea turtles (much rarer) use the Belek beaches as nesting grounds. In August they can be seen at night when they leave the sea to lay their eggs in the sand. The turtles can be seen swimming off the coast during the rest of the season.


Children's zoo/horse riding
There is a small zoo and horse-riding school 5 minutes drive away. The zoo is situated within the pine forest offering pleasant riding trails through the trees.


Hiking
Belek is in a natural bowl formed by the Taurus mountains, providing many opportunities for hiking with spectacular views of the sea and the mountains.


Caves
Karain, the largest cave in Turkey to have been inhabited, Altinbesik Dudeni, one of the most unusual subterranean lakes in the world to name two. Both are within driving distance of the villa, but visitors need to ensure they come prepared.


Also:
Quad biking
Microlites
Turkish baths
Jeep Safari into the Taurus mountains
Paintballing can be found 5 minutes drive away





 
Duden Falls near the villa for rent in Belek, Turkey
Duden Falls

Saklikent Ski Resort is approximately 1.5 hours drive from the villa
Saklikent Ski Resort

Kursunlu Falls near the villa for rent in Belek, Turkey
Kursunlu Falls

Historic caves at Karain, near the villa for rent in Belek, Turkey
Caves at nearby Karain