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Lara Beach Holidays 2019

Lara Beach sits along Turkey’s southwest coastline in Antalya and is a popular destination within Turkey for good reason. Lara Beach’s climate is very warm, and rain is rare with temperatures rising to 35 degrees during the summer season.  

With stunning golden sands that stretch for 12 kilometres and crystalline blue waters, Lara Beach promises holidaymakers a sun-kissed getaway for all.

Our cheap holidays and top Lara Beach hotels (check out some of our favourite hotels here) will lead you to discover why it is known as Turkey’s Las Vegas. With picture-perfect beach resorts offering glamourous hotels that are modelled on world-famous landmarks along a golden ribbon of sand.

Most popular hotels in Lara Beach

Kervansaray Lara
Kervansaray Lara
Kervansaray Lara

Lara Beach, Antalya

from £246 pp
Ramada Resort Hotel
Ramada Resort Hotel
Ramada Resort Hotel

Lara Beach, Antalya

from £374 pp
Kervansaray Kundu Beach
Kervansaray Kundu Beach
Kervansaray Kundu Beach

Lara Beach, Antalya

from £414 pp
Wind of Lara Hotel and SPA
Wind of Lara Hotel and SPA
Wind of Lara Hotel and SPA

Lara Beach, Antalya

from £395 pp
Lara Family Club
Lara Family Club
Lara Family Club

Lara Beach, Antalya

from £360 pp
Lara Hadrianus Hotel
Lara Hadrianus Hotel
Lara Hadrianus Hotel

Lara Beach, Antalya

from £180 pp
Limak Lara Deluxe Hotel & Resort
Limak Lara Deluxe Hotel & Resort
Limak Lara Deluxe Hotel & Resort

Lara Beach, Antalya

from £291 pp
Titanic Beach Lara
Titanic Beach Lara
Titanic Beach Lara

Lara Beach, Antalya

from £377 pp

Best hotels to stay in Lara Beach

Holidays to Turkey have been popular for a long time now. Yet, there are so many places to visit in such a big country. Antalya is a huge tourist holiday destination, however, just outside of this Turkish province, holidaymakers can discover Lara Beach. Rain isn’t likely in the Lara ...

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Things to do in Lara Beach

Things to do in Lara Beach

As well as an award-winning beach and top-notch shopping, Lara Beach has a brilliant selection of natural wonders on its doorstep. Check out what you can do in Lara Beach here!

  • Tahtali Aerial Cableway – An hour outside of Lara Beach, this is also known as the Olympos Aerial Tram. As the longest cableway in Europe and the second largest in the world, the 4,350-metre-long cable car ascends over the Olympos-Beydağları National Park, to the snow-capped summit of Tahtali Mountain.
  • Düden River – Over a 40-metre cliff, the mesmerising waterfalls can be reached by foot or you can take a boat trip that starts at Antalya harbour. This area is also home to a large park and caves.
  • Kaleici – A visit to this old town is a must! Through the 2nd century Roman Hadrian’s Gate, down the well-preserved cobbled and winding streets that burst with character, you can explore the ruins that date back to the Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk, Ottoman and Modern Turkish eras.
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Lara Beach family holidays

Lara Beach family holidays

When you bring the family on holiday to Lara Beach, you can expect a great variety of attractions that suit all ages. If you’re looking for kid-friendly things to do in Lara Beach, a family favourite is the Troy Aquapark, which is about an hour away. Combining a fantastic selection of water slides, corkscrew chutes, lazy rivers and swimming pools for both adults and children. During the summer months the Troy Dolphinarium, which is next door to the Aquapark, is open and features dolphin and sea lion shows.

Lara Beach is blessed with a 10,000-metre beach of flat, soft golden sand that is complemented by the glittering, transparent waters of the Mediterranean Sea. This sunny retreat has calm and shallow waters making holidays to Lara Beach ideal for families with small children. The amenities at the beach are also family friendly, with sun loungers and parasols to soak up the sun and changing rooms and showers to wash off the sand at the end of the day.

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Lara Beach history and culture

Lara Beach history and culture

Lara Beach and the surrounding area is steeped in fantastic culture and ancient history.

The ancient Aspendos Amphitheatre is under an hour away from Lara Beach and was built for 8,000 spectators. Standing the test of time, the Roman Amphitheatre is still used today for ballet and opera productions. You can also take a guided tour, climbing to the top for incredible views.

The ancient city of Perge is also close to Lara Beach and was once an important city of ancient Parnphylia. The site is where most of the statues on display in Antalya Museum were excavated from. Within the Roman province is a stadium, Roman gate, nymphaeum, the Column Street, Roman bath, the State Agora and Hellenistic gate.

Another ancient city worth visiting is Side, an ancient Greek city on the southern Mediterranean coast of Turkey. Regarded as one of the best classical sites in the country, the old town is home to many archaeological relics including the Hellenistic Temple of Apollo by the harbour. A 2nd century theatre that once seated around 15,000 people also lies in ruins here.

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Lara Beach nightlife

Lara Beach nightlife

Your holiday to Lara Beach isn’t complete without a night out. In the evening, the large strip of lavish hotels comes alive with nightlife and features a big line-up of entertainment including discos, quiz nights and shows.

If you are looking for something a bit more relaxed, the large collection of bars in Lara Beach also offers cocktails and chilled beers. Many of the bars and clubs are open until the early hours, with idyllic settings overlooking the water.

  • Salina Nightclub - A great late-night venue, playing host to well-known DJs and has table service and outdoor seating.
  • Club Arma - Elsewhere, nearby Antalya has a great selection of night clubs, including Club Arma, the biggest outdoor disco in the area, offering live music from popular Turkish singers and bands, as well as great views of the harbour.
  • Pasa Lara Club Café and Bar – Enjoy the sounds of the latest songs and a spot of karaoke too!
  • Soho Club – 30-minutes away in the city of Belek, the Soho Club is perfect for those who want to dance the night away.
  • Lara Resort Bar – Titanic themed, the Lara Resort Bar is a great spot for those who are up for a good time.
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Lara Beach

Lara Beach

The sparkling Mediterranean Sea, soft golden sands and plenty of sun loungers mean that you can truly chill out on Lara Beach. In a prime spot on the Turkish Riviera, the beach has been awarded the Blue Flag for its quality, so you can relax in comfort.

If you are looking for a little more excitement, then crystal clear water makes snorkelling and diving as well as jet-skiing and kayaking ideal off Lara Beach. The shallow shores also provide a safe environment for children to paddle and play in.

Away from the public parts of the beach, Lara Beach’s waterfront hotels have their own private areas of the beach, so you can unwind in peace with snacks and cocktails from the hotel beach bars.

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Lara Beach couples holidays

Lara Beach couples holidays

From the luxurious hotels and beautiful scenery, to the stunning weather, holidays in Lara Beach are the perfect backdrop for couples. You can escape to Lara’s quiet beach for a romantic stroll along the sandy and shingly beach and recline on a sun lounger whilst sipping a cocktail together from the beach bars. If you want to get your heart pumping, join in a game of volleyball or rent a boat or catamaran to sail around the coast and witness the stunning views.

For more incredible views, visit Konyaalti Beach in Antalya to take in the views of the outstanding mountain scenery and the sweet smell of flower filled bushes that is sure to put you in an amorous mood. Elsewhere, at the Sultan Bazaar, you can treat your other half to some handmade goods, designer brands and other high-quality products from over 70 stalls.

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Restaurants in Lara Beach

Restaurants in Lara Beach

The cuisine in Lara Beach is predominantly Turkish, however Italian and Mediterranean influences are common in some of the restaurants here.

  • Sunset Snack - During the day, if you are hitting the beach, then grab a bite at Sunset Snack to keep you going. Holidaymakers will also love the Jasmine Main Restaurant areas it is open all day and night.
  • Yoruk Tent - Also on the seafront is the unique Yoruk Tent that is next to Lara Beach Hotel. Dine outdoors in the style of the Yoruks, a tribe of Turkish nomads, on the picnic-style tables. You will enjoy the stone-baked pizzas or gozleme, the savoury Turkish pancakes filled with local produce.
  • Big Chefs Café and Restaurant - For some typical Turkish dishes, head here for an array of delicious, local recipes and buffet-style breakfasts.
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People also ask

People also ask

What airport do you fly into for Lara Beach?

For Lara Beach holidays, you'll fly into Antalya Airport.

How long is the flight to Turkey from the UK?

The average flight time is 4 hours.

Is Lara Beach sandy?

Lara Beach is sandy, although the shoreline can be quite stony and pebbly.  

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