Arancia Resort Hotel
Travel Blogs from Konakli
... and dinner for about $45 we left in mission to find a club. Assuming we were going to a pub type place i followed along. After stopping for a few shots we reached our destination. Safe to safe I never expected to see anything like it in turkey. A strip of bars and clubs like something taken straight out of Vegas, music blaring and lights everywhere. The one we went into was an open air nightclub with people ...
... alike rollex watches, the I heart Side t shirts, and anything else that stood out under the bright neon lights.
We walked up away from the beach and found some more ruins. They were all lit up bright. Then we walked back to the room wondering how we can get out of here each day.... We have booked 3 nights. Oh dear.
In the morning we woke and had breakfast in the turtle garden (20 turtles) with the lovely owner of the place ...
... Belkin) Bridge over the Köprüçay was constructed on the remains of Roman bridge from 1219 to 1236 and the restored from 1996 to 1998. Then another short drive to the Aquaduct just north of the Aspendos Theatre. This aquaduct originally ran for 28 Kms. It was quite an architectural feat. Lunch was included in the tour and we were to taken to river side restaurant for a lovely lunch. Over lunch we got to know travel companions a ...
... and bright turquoise blue sea on the other.
Actually, it is a crowded isthmus with cars parked, market type stalls selling all the usual stuff: jewellery, shawls, leather goods, fake bags, fake scent... and one large stall which only had men's underpants. So useful.
Oh, and of course the ubiquitous piles of rubbish.
There were a few stalls selling orange or pomegranate juice, but we remembered Osman's advice about it being the end of the season and on no ...
... long thinking about.
I visited my friend Yavuz, who returned recently from his work in Zelenograd, Russia for a quick vacation.
He picked me up Friday morning at the airport and the weekend beach action started.
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How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool