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Kemer

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Kemer is a city in Lycia, Turkey.

Understand

Kemer is a coastal city with some beaches, as well as mountains (up to the elevation of 2200m) close by. Surrounded by large resort hotels on northern and southern sides, this city is a much preferred destination for Russians on package holidays—as well as Western and Northern Europeans—and one of the few towns in Turkey with a welcome sign in Russian (in addition to the usual Turkish, English, German, etc).

Get in

By air

Antalya Airport, the nearest international one, is about 42 km to the north-east, about an hour away by car. There is no airport shuttle service to Kemer, but it is reported that a 3 hour bus ride is possible.

  • Kemer Koop. ([1], tel: +90 242 814-38-28, info@kemervipkoop.com) operates a 24/7 VIP pickup service. 100-110 TL one way between airport and Kemer.
  • Yellow taxis has a set price of 135 lira to/from the airport.
  • Scandinavian charter operator Tyrkiareiser [2] run coaches between Kemer and the airport when they have flights arriving/departing. Quoted at 150 Norwegian Kroner NOK per person, (about 32 TL) or 200 NOK including pickup in Arslanbucak. Tyrkiareiser Kemer office phone: +90 242 814-66-10

By car

  • The wide highway D400 with seperated lanes per each direction, which passes by the town, connects it with north (Antalya) and south.

Get around

  • Bus service (dolmuş) as usual. 1 TL. Route up to Arslanbucak and all the way down to the beach.
  • Yellow taxis are common. The ~3km distance between Arslanbucak and downtown Kemer costs 13-16 TL.
  • Some of the restaurants and beaches offers to pick you up, and return you home, for free.

See

Do

  • Sea to Sky/Olympos Teleferik (colloquially known as 'Tahtalı Teleferiği' in Turkish), Yeni Mah. Atatürk Bulvarı 2/1, Kemer (their office in downtown) (access to lower station is from a 7-km surface road that branches off from the main highway between the towns of Çamyuva and [Tekirova http://www.holidayturkeyguide.com/?s=tekirova] , 8 km south of Kemer; shuttles are also available), +90 242 814-30-47 (, fax: +90 242 814-44-91), [3]. Every half an hour between 9AM-7PM daily in high season/10AM-5PM daily in low season. Cable car connecting to the 2,365 mt summit of Mt Tahtalı. A trip takes 10 minutes. 40 TL/€30.

Buy

Eat

  • Kardelen, Aslanbucak. Excellent food. 20-25 TL for a main course. (36.59530499560991,30.531105467084483)
  • Merhaba Garden. Great steaks. ~20TL. Pickup service at tel +90 242 814 5594 or +90 535 554 3661


Drink

Sleep

Contact

Dial +90 242 xxx xxxx (from out of Turkey) or 0 242 xxx xxxx (within Turkey) to call local phone numbers.

Get out

Routes through Kemer
MarmarisOlympos  W noframe E  BeldibiAntalya




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