Belek is a resort town in Pamphylia, Mediterranean Turkey.
The history of Belek dates back to 4th century BC. Over the ages, it has come under Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine as well as Seljuk influence, which has impacted the sculptural and architectural dimensions of the place. When King Attalos II handed the territory over to the Romans in 133 BC, the Roman influence became predominant and found expression in the architecture of large buildings, stadium, gymnasium, turrets, mosques and many theatres that were built during this period.
The nearest airport is Antalya International Airport, AYT IATA. The distance is a about 40 km by car and takes 30 min by driving.
Bus BA22 runs from Antalya Meydan to Boğazkent via Belek every 20 minutes (first departure 6:20, last departure 21:30, 23TL as of March 2022)
- Aspendos Theatre, the best preserved and best-known world heritage ancient site in the area is 20 min away by car.
- Antalya Old City
- Hadrian Gate
- Apollo Temple
- Golf — Belek has five golf courses, including some of the best in the country, usually located amidst pine woods.
- Troy Aquapark — This water park in Belek is the biggest water park in the Antalya region.
The nearest shopping place is "Belek shopping bazaar" that is in Belek town center.
The region has 47 four- or five-star hotels and first-class holiday villages.
- Calista Resort, Taslıburun Mevkii, Belek, ☏ +90 242 710 01 01. Check-in: noon, check-out: 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.
The telephone code for the town is (+90) 242.
- Antalya: Bus BA22 runs from Boğazkent via Belek to Antalya Meydan every 20 minutes (first departure 7:40, last departure 22:50, 23TL as of March 2022)
|Routes through Belek|
|Marmaris ← Antalya ←||W E||→ Manavgat → Mersin|