Beaches in Phaselis
Phaselis Beach Guide - Tourist information and guide to Phaselis North harbour beach, Central harbour beach and South harbour beach in Phaselis Archaeological Site, Kemer, Antalya, Turkey...
As for beaches in Phaselis, the Phaselis Archaeological Site hosts very impressive beaches along its three harbours. The beach in Phaselis are really very beautiful and ideal for swimming and sunbathing. It is believed that the ancient city of Phaselis was founded by colonists from Rhodes. Phaselis has three harbours, on the north, the northeast and on the southwest coast of the peninsula which are all natural harbours.
Phaselis archaeological site, with its impressive historical remains, wonderful beaches and picnic areas, is one of the most visited sights in Kemer. If you want to have a peaceful day in the company of the ancient city remains, enchanting nature, isolated bay and excellent beaches, rather than staying at your hotel, a visit to the Phaselis is a great attraction for the holidaymakers in Kemer, Antalya. Phaselis is stuated about 11,5 km. from central Kemer. There is also a picnic and parking zone for daily visitors. You only pay on the entrance and have a chance to spend a whole day in Phaselis.
From the entrance gate of the Phaselis Archaeological Site, there is about 1 km. road to the coast. There are three harbours on the coast and if you visit Phaselis by your private/rented car, you need to decide which harbour you want to go and park your car to the nearest parking area. Midibuses (operate from Antalya, central Kemer and Tekirova) leave the visitors at the entrance, so visitors coming by midibuses should walk about 10 mins. to reach to the coast.
Phaselis beachesThe three harbours with beaches in Phaselis are the North, Central and the South harbour. You may chose the beach you to spend the beach day out by controlling the waves and the wind.
Phaselis North harbour beachThe North harbour beach is the second largest one that is close to the entrance. The coast is more calm than the other ones. The sea is crystal clear and pebbled. The trees and shadow zones are located little bit far away from the beach.
Phaselis Central harbour beachThe central harbour beach is the most peaceful but small one. The harbour is surrounded by circular stones and trees which makes you feel like you are in a natural pool. The water temperature is like about a couple of degrees higher than in Kemer.
The beach is shallow and a mixture of both sand and pebbles. And there are no seamoss. As the harbour is surrounded by trees, it is very ideal for a picnic day on the beach as well sunbathing under the shadows of the trees. There is a cafe situated close to the Central harbour that you may buy drinks and snacks from that cafe.
Phaselis South harbour beachThe South harbour beach is the largest and the most crowded. People mostly prefer the South harbour as there are beach facilities like WC and showers in South harbour. For getting to the South harbour, you need to walk about 5-10 mins by passing through the Phaselis ancient city remains. You may also go to the South harbour with your car.
The coastline of the South harbour is very long and the sunbathing and relaxing area is very large and have pine forests. You'll also see lots of yachts moored and daily boat trips's visitors there in the South harbour. The South harbour beach and the panorama is really outstanding. The beach is a mixture of both sand and pebbles.
Phaselis Archaeological Site Visitors InformationAddress: Tekirova, Kemer, Antalya
Opening Hours: open every day from 08.30-19.30 between April-October and from 08.30 to 17.30 between November-March
Entrance Fee: 30 TRY
How to Get There?Getting Phaselis from Kemer and Antalya is easy. Phaselis is situated between Camyuva and Tekirova resorts. Phaselis is located about 11,5 km. from central Kemer and 50 km. from Antalya 5M Migros. From central Kemer you should go to the Kumluca direction. You may take the midibuses from Antalya, central Kemer and Tekirova passing from the Phaselis stop. There is a parking area in Phaselis so you may visit Phaselis by your private/rented car.
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