Hotel | Çirali Mahallesi Ulupinar Köyü, Cirali, Turkey 07980
- Air Conditioning
- Credit cards accepted
- Car Parking
- No curfew
- Currency Exchange
- Internet / Wi-Fi
- 24 hour reception
- Safety deposit
- 24 hour hot showers
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Airport Pickup USD 110.51
- Luggage Room
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.
Earliest check-in: 12:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00
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About Çıralı Hotel
50 beds at our hotel are dedicated to the enjoyment of our quests during their stay with us. All of our comfortable rooms offer shower, wc, air condition and balcony. Our accommodations range from 2 to 4 people in our comfortable rooms.
You may have breakfast in our in the garden under the shadow and freshness of the trees which is only five minutes walking distance to the sea. Also you may have meals suited to your taste including delicious home cooking in our restaurant.
We are at your service in one of the most natural holiday regions of Mediterranean which is one of the most beautiful corners of Turkey for an excellent holiday
Çirali is a small country Village on the coast about 100 km west from Antalya. It is not far from the archaeological site of Olympos and the little city of Kemer.
The long beach offers a marvelous view of the many colors of the Mediterranean Sea. Along the beach you may find several little wooden bars and restaurants.
The beach, made of little stones, is of an ivory white but,if one looks more carefully, sees little stones of many different colors: ocher, emerald green, blue, purple,white and black. Their form remind us of some sculptures by Henry Moore or Joseph Epstein.
The mountains separating Çirali from the rest of the world are covered with pine trees and are of a reddish ocher color due to the ferrous rocks.
The plane separating the mountains from the sea is covered with orange and lemon trees, pine trees, sandal trees and pomegranates.
Termessos The ruins of the city of Termessos dating back to 334 BC is perched on a 1050 metre high plateau on the west face of Güllük Mountain. A wild and splendid landscape surrounds the monumental traces of this city.
Kemer This resort town has been carefully designed to blend in with the surrounding scenery. A beach promenade north of the marina has steps leading down from its cafes and shops directly to the beach.
Phaselis The three harbours of Phaselis were once a major commercial centre. The ruins of aqueducts, agoras, baths, a theatre, Hadrian's Gate and an acropolis reveal the city's historical importance.
Demre - Myra At Demre, the ancient Myra, many
splendidly carved rock tombs overlook the magnificent Roman theatre. St Nicholas was the bishop of this Mediterranean city during the fourth century and died here in 342 AD.
Kekova Kekova is the name given to a whole ensemble of picturesque islands, numerous bays and ancient cities. These bays provide natural harbours in all seasons.
Aspendos Aspendos Theatre is the best preserved theatre of antiquity with seating for 15,000. Nearby stand the remains of a basilica, agora and one of the largest aqueducts in Anatolia.
Fethiye The bustling town of Fethiye is set on a large sheltered bay backed by mountains. There are three main sights:- The rock tombs cut in the cliffs above the town, the medieval castle, and the superb sarcophagus set in
the middle of the road.
Çirali Hotel is situated in the village of Çirali on the south coast of Turkey. It is easily accessible by bus or car and a shuttle service to and from Antalya Airport is available.
Ruins of structures covered with the millennia of
vegetation are scattered over a wide area, Olympos is situated at the foot of a mountain with the same name. Those who visit it today are bound to sense a profound mysticism of the place. Zeus, who is accepted as the figurehead of the 3rd generation of Gods, established his power on Olympos. Preceding him was Cronos, who in turn was preceded by Uronos. The final kingpin of Greek mythology, Zeus, settled on Olympos, on top of the foggiest peak in the western Taurus Mountains and highest of the known world. The name 'Olympos' is known to have originate from Anatolia rather than Greece. According to the Dictionary of Mythology, the belief that lofty peaks were the domiciles of the gods might have arrived in Greece via Sumeria. The Zeus generation not only gathered on Olympos (today's Tahtali Dagi), but on other summits like Mt. Ida, as well. Homer wrote that the gods held festivals and debated the problems of people.
Ruins of a Mediaval fortress at the entrance of Olympos
Yanartas is active for millennia
The ancient city of Olympos
The Lycian city called Olympos was situated along the shore at the foot of the mountain. The folks living here
led more modest lives compared to the Gods above; they planted their fields, went on hunts, expanded overseas trade, as well as dedicated votives to the Gods for all the blessings of nature. Olympos was captured by the pirate Zenicetes in the 1st century B. C. He was evicted by Roman Commander, Isauricus in 78 B.C. Rome took subsequent control of the city; when Emperor Hadrian visited in 129 A.D., he changed its name to Hadri anopolis. 100 years later, Rhodiapolitian philanthropist Opramoas financed a face lift for the town. This rejuvenation didn't last for Olympos was soon faced with marauding Venetian and Genoese pirates. Though it was abandoned by the
mid-5th century, it later became an insignificant Byzantine settlement during the Middle Ages.
The task to save the endangered Caretta Caretta sea tortoises and the Cirali sands where they lay eggs is amongst the top 10 of the world's 700 conservation projects
According to mythology, the fire-breathing Chimaera lived on the mountain visible from Olympos called Çıralı or 'Yanartaş.' Riding atop frequent flyer Pegasus, Bellerophontes mortally wounds the beast. Today, the natual
gas shooting out of the ground between the rocks parallels this legend. A project is underway to save the endangered Caretta Caretta tortoises and Çıralı Beach where they spawn; it has been given top 10 priority out
of 700 projects around the world. There is bus service to Antalya from all points in Turkey; Turkish Airlines flies to Antalya from Istanbul, Izmir and Ankara. Minibuses leave Antalya every 20 minutes. Exit at Çıralı, then hire a taxi to reach the shoreline.