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Location of Belek within Turkey.
Coordinates: 36°51′N 31°03′E / 36.85°N 31.05°E / 36.85; 31.05
Country  Turkey
Region Mediterranean
Province Antalya
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 07x xx
Area code(s) (0090)+ 242
Licence plate 07
Website [1]
Replica of a ship at the beach of Belek
Golf course Gloria in Belek

Belek is a township with own municipality in Serik district in Turkey's Antalya Province.

Belek is one of the centers of Turkey's tourism industry and is as such home to more than thirty four-star and five-star hotels and many other accommodation, services and entertainment facilities.

Belek is a developing Golf Center of Turkey.

The Kurşunlu Waterfall is a place in Belek. There are over 100 bird species living by this natural wonder. The hidden cave at the back of the waterfall is a popular place for visiting. Near Belek there is the Hellenistic city of Perge, which is rated second after Ephesus and the great amphitheater of Aspendos that still today can hold over 15.000 spectators.

The ancient Aspendos amphitheatre holds 20,000 people is over 2000 years old and still hosts open- air classical, ballet and opera festivals today. The Roman ruins at Perge are some of the best preserved archaeological sites in Turkey. Side is one of the best known classical sites in Turkey.

Belek Town

In the centre of town the mosque stands alongside statues and a waterfall leading to extensive shopping in the tree lined boulevards. This area is key to Turkey's overall tourism plans having already benefited from substantial investment by the Turkish Tourism Ministry. Turkey is beginning to rival the Algarve for the numbers of golfing tourists annually.

Beaches

With extensive new blue flag beach park facilities, standards of cleanliness are high with shower, toilet and changing facilities and car parking right on the beach.

External links

Kempinski Hotel The Dome



Shows the Location of Antalya province Townships of Serik District, Antalya, Turkey Flag of Turkey

Serik | Abdurrahmanlar | Belek | Belkıs | Boğazkent | Çandır | Gebiz | Kadriye | Karadayı | Yukarıkocayatak


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Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel

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Belek is a resort town in Antalya Province, Mediterranean Turkey.

  • Golf— Belek has some of the best golf courses in the country, usually located amidst pine woods.

Sleep

The region has 47 four or five-stars hotels and first-class holiday villages and five golf courses.

  • Calista Resort, Taslıburun Mevkii, Belek, +90 242 710 01 01, [1]. checkin: noon; checkout: noon. A five-star hotel made up of several 4-storey buildings with a total of 600 rooms. Standard amenities include air condition, LCD TVs, internet access and bathtubs, and there is a wide range of activities available. TL 200-5000.  edit

Contact

The telephone code for the town is (+90) 242.

Routes through Belek
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