Cheap Holidays to Manavgat

Steeped in rich history, abundant in natural beauty,and brimming with vibrant culture, Manavgat, tucked away in Turkey's Antalya province, is truly a hidden gem for holidaymakers. This relatively unspoilt corner of the Mediterranean will not disappoint those seeking low-cost holidays with a difference. 

Manavgat is a treasure trove of experiences waiting to be discovered. Its claim to fame is the Manavgat Waterfall - a picture-perfect spot where you can feel the cool mist of water on your face as you enjoy a picnic by the cascading river. A stone's throw away from the waterfall, you will find a local market selling a host of intriguing Turkish artefacts, which might be the perfect memento of your holiday.

For history buffs, the ancient city of Side, located just 7 kilometres from Manavgat, offers an immersive journey through time. Peppered with Greco-Roman ruins such as the Temple of Apollo, a colossal amphitheatre and old Roman Baths, it's a living museum that never fails to amaze. Don't forget to stroll along Side's sandy beaches, lined with charming alfresco cafes, offering mesmerising views of the sunset.

When it comes to accommodation, Manavgat offers an array of choices to suit all budgets. From lovely guesthouses to plush resorts boasting river views, you are guaranteed a comfortable stay. For those booking last-minute holidays, the abundance of options ensures there's always a room waiting for you!

As for dining, you're in for a treat. Visit the restaurant at River Garden Residence for their signature Zucchini Flowers stuffed with herbs and rice, or make your way to Asma Yapragi Restaurant for their famous Gozleme, a traditional Turkish flatbread filled with cheese and spinach. Remember to save room for some Turkish Delight, a must-try sweet delicacy!

When To Holiday in Manavgat

Manavgat enjoys a Mediterranean climate, which means that any time of the year is great for a visit! However, for those who love the warmth, the summer months from June to September provide perfect weather for beach lounging and outdoor exploration. For those who prefer cooler temperatures, the mild winters, from November to February, offer the chance to explore the region without the tourist rush, and enjoy the area's natural beauty in serene solitude.

Getting to Manavgat from the UK is relatively straightforward. Most major airlines operate direct flights to Antalya International Airport. From there, it's about an hour's drive to Manavgat. If you prefer not to drive, there are numerous shuttle services and taxis available at the airport. Alternatively, for a more scenic journey, consider taking a boat from Antalya's harbour to Manavgat. It’s an experience that sets the holiday mood even before you reach your destination!