Practical Information & Advice for Kemer, Antalya, Turkey


Kemer is one of the most popular holiday resorts, located about 43 km. on the western coast of Antalya, Turkey. Kemer is worthy of its natural beauties. Kemer offers great things to do and attractions for the holidaymakers with its great number of quality neon flashing bars, lounges, clubs, cafes and restaurants as well as beautiful golden sandy beaches and great natural beauties where sea, mountains and pine forests meet in harmony. Kemer lies on the 46 km. of beautiful coastline.




Location
Southern coast of Turkey, on the western part of Antalya.

Language
Turkish is the official language in Kemer.

How to Get There?
As for getting to Kemer; holidaymakers may find many airlines that provide direct flights from many European cities. Antalya is also accessible by highways from all parts of Turkey. The Antalya Airport (+90 242 444 7 423) is located about 13 km. from central Antalya and about 57 km. from Kemer.

Weather
Kemer has excellent Mediterranean climate. Kemer enjoys great Mediterranean weather which is warm and dry in summer, temperate and rainy in winter.

Electricity
220-240V AC, 50 Hz, two-pin plugs are standard.

Dialling Code
+90 (country code), 242 (Kemer).

Money
Turkish Lira (TL) is the currency.

GMT
GMT +2 (+3 in summer).


Passport & Visa Information
U.S. and European citizens need a valid passport to travel to Antalya and all Turkey cities and stay up to 90 days with a tourist visa. The Electronic Visa (e-Visa) Application System was launched on 17 April 2013 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey and the system allows travelers to easily obtain their e-Visas online (www.evisa.gov.tr), in about 3 mins. E-visa is only valid when the purpose of travel is tourism or commerce. Travelers arriving to Turkey without visas may obtain their e-Visas via interactive kiosks placed in the Turkish airports.

You may see the full list of countries from the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affair web site on http://www.mfa.gov.tr/data/KONSOLOSLUK/e-visa-fees-en-31-december.pdf and http://www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-information-for-foreigners.en.mfa for more details about Turkey's Visa Info.

Transportation
Holidaymakers may use both public and private transport opportunities (Public and private bus services, dolmus, taxis, boat charters inter-island, car and bike rental etc.) that link Kemer and provide easy access to popular holiday resorts.

Kemer Tourist Information Office
Tel: +90 242 814 15 37

Emergencies
Emergency number in Kemer is 112. Service includes ambulances, fire brigade and security forces. Police number is 155, Fire number is 110.

Tipping
As service charge is already included in prices and on bills and invoices, tipping is not regarded as obligatory. Nevertheless, tips are usually left if the service received has been very satisfactory especially in the bars and restaurants in Kemer, Antalya.



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