Iberotel Palm Garden
Travel Blogs from Manavgat
... bars and stages all thoughout the club dancing. The place was packed with people from all over the world, such an experience. When we woke up on Saturday we found a place overlooking the beach (which was also not expected, it looked like it should be in Miami) where we ate a full English breakfast, bacon and all which is not usually allowed in turkey. After that we set out for some bargains in the markets ...
... However everyone here smokes. Even the bus drivers while we are on a bus with no windows then they throw their rubbish, plastic bags, and food scraps on the ground. It's ok because the rain will clean it.
There were camels in the ruins next to the beach and we found an iguana crossing the road. Jase being the Good Samaritan that he is stepped in front of a bus that was coming towards the beautiful reptile and made sure it got to the other side unharmed. ...
... statues unearthed tomorrow at the Antalya Museum. Next we were off to Aspendos, 48kms east. We were unable to see the Aspendos Theatre as it has been closed for renovations, but we did see the reconstructed bridge and the aquaduct. In the 1930's Atatürk, after tourıng the area, declared that theatre was too beautiful not to use and had renovations done and it now is the home of live performances. This did not sit well with some historians. ...
Sitting on the top deck, the river trip took us past small fish farms, watermelon fields under miles of plastic sheeting and a busy boatyard. It seemed that all the pirate ships were in for maintenance, and we passed many of them gorily adorned, moored up waiting for their repaint job.
There were lots of men lounging on the riverbanks as we passed, fishing.
At one point, Dayle pointed to a fish in the river below us, but on reflection ...
... dozen of them! We experienced our first rain coming here! Will there be more? Thomas says he can breathe better... We cannot figure out why the Turkish people have not gotten on the Stop Littering bandwagon...This is a serious problem here...we watch people toss trash down ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking