Every year millions of tourists visit Antalya because the city offers ancient sights, sun, sand, and sea. But did you know...there is also high quality entertainment in the evening?
There are nightlife options for every budget, from cozy and inexpensive pubs, to classy scene bars, to sinfully expensive nightclubs.
Many locations are only open seasonally and close during the winter.
In this article, you will find our guide for night time fun in the city of Antalya.
After you're finished reading this article, check out our tips for nightlife in the entire province of Antalya.
Introduction to Antalya's Nightlife
You can find clubs and discos in Antalya, whose ambience ranges from luxurious to minimalist. In the larger discos, current hits from the international repertoire are usually played. This is alternated with Turkish pop music, which you can not miss anywhere. Beach and theme parties are held regularly and promise a very special experience.
Often, the venues have adapted to a certain style of music. There are also plenty of alternatives for more mature audiences.
Since almost all resorts in Antalya have changed to all-inclusive, the bars and entertainment programs in exclusive hotel complexes are a significant factor in Antalya's nightlife. Oriental shows are often organized and belly dance performances are held. Guests staying in other accommodations are usually welcome.
If you don't feel like going to a disco, just go to a cozy beach bar, a nice pub, or experience the evening atmosphere on a roof-top terrace by the sea.
In this article, we will provide you with all the important and useful information you need to enjoy the most unforgettable nights on your Antalya trip. Below, you will find all the nice places for nightlife in Antalya!
First, you should know the places to go for nice evenings in Antalya! Most of the nightlife mainly takes place in the area around the port, in Kaleiçi, and on Konyaaltı beach.
In the old town in Kaleiçi, there are many small clubs and restaurants hidden in the narrow streets. Here, you can enjoy the evening in a very special atmosphere. Bars where you can smoke water pipe can also be found in this area.
On Konyaaltı Beach there are numerous discos, resorts, and clubs that will entertain you until the early hours of the morning.
In addition to these two important places, near the clock tower or "Saat Kulesi", you can find many upscale restaurants. The restaurants above the marina at the old harbor wall offer not only fantastic food, but also a stunning view of the hustle and bustle around the harbor and the sea.
The Muratpaşa area offers some interesting discos and clubs worth trying for a night that never ends!
Even if you have booked an all-inclusive resort, you should eat outside the hotel at least once to enjoy the atmosphere.
Above the marina you will find many good and exclusive restaurants that score with a dreamlike view of the water, the harbor, and the sea.
Seraser Fine Dining restaurant, in the courtyard of an over 300 year old Ottoman house, is in Antalya's old town. Here, upscale international cuisine is offered in a special atmosphere.
Turkey is a very hospitable country, which is also reflected in restaurant service. It's a new experience to eat Turkish style. And don't worry, the Mediterranean cuisine is very rich in flavors and offers something for every taste.
Pubs and Bars in the Old Town
The old town, with its small winding streets, cobblestones, old houses, tiny boutiques, and stores is worth a visit during the day. It becomes even more attractive at night, when soft lights illuminate the narrow streets and the sound of different music comes from every door.
Bars and restaurants seem to suddenly sprout from the ground and the choice is not easy. All of them offer Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine with an international influence.
Concert in Aspendos
About 40 kilometers east of Antalya is Aspendos, famous for its Roman theater from the 2nd century AD. It's considered to be one of the best preserved arenas in the world and is still used as a venue during the summer months. In addition, the International Opera and Ballet Festival is held here every June. The famous "Fire of Anatolia" show is also performed here.
Visiting a performance in the ancient theater is certainly an unforgettable experience.
Clubs and Discos
With several bars and a restaurant, Club29 at the marina is one of the largest open-air discos in the region. It mainly caters to the younger audience.
Club Ally is located in a restored palace section in the Muratpaşa district. Both Turkish pop and international chart music are played in this hip disco.
At Özkaymak Falez Hotel in Konyaaltı you can enjoy laser shows. With Turkish pop music and international hits, the predominantly young audience amuses itself here until dawn.
Club Inferno in Kemer, about 50 kilometers from Antalya, can accommodate 3,000 guests and is known for its shows and stage performances, which provide entertainment until the early hours of the morning.
Be enchanted by the lights of the city, which look even more impressive from the water and enjoy Antalya from a different perspective.
Experience a magnificent panoramic view of the illuminated harbor, the old city wall, as well as the city skyline and the entire coastal strip.
Enjoy the atmosphere while a multi-course dinner is served on deck. Antalya looks even more enchanting at night with its many illuminations.
If you want to experience a Turkish evening with original Turkish music, you should visit the Akdeniz Çicek Pasajı. Here folkloric groups perform authentic dances to traditional music. A special experience...
Antalya does not sleep. Discos and clubs are open until the early hours of the morning in the summer. Restaurants usually close at midnight, depending on how many guests are still there. The service is very flexible in Turkey. The happiness of customers is always a priority.
In the exclusive clubs and discos you can expect European prices. Alcohol is relatively expensive in Turkey because of high taxes. Restaurants are fairly inexpensive by European standards, but even here the price varies depending on the location and popularity.
Now you know everything about the nightlife in Antalya. If you have questions or would like to suggest a nice place that you liked in Antalya for evening entertainment, please let us know below.