Developing with its 220 thousand population and bed capacity exceeding
200 thousand, Manavgat Borough takes place on both side of Manavgat
River and on the fruitful lowland carrying the same name. Center of
the Borough has approximately 3,5 km. distance to the shoreline of
Mediterranean Sea. North of Manavgat is covered with dense forests and
surrounded with Taurus mountain range having natural beauties.
Manavgat River divides Manavgat Lowland into two from the middle and
it provides productivity and wealth to Manavgat Delta.
In this fruitful lowland, there are plenty of fruits, vegetables, crops, sesame
and flowers grown. Manavgat River is among the fresh waters which are
rich in terms of Carp, Salmon Trout and Fresh Water Crayfish.
Most of the people working in tourism sector domiciles in Manavgat.
Together with the growth of tourism sector, center of the borough has
grown rapidly and new premises were built.
Big Waterfall and Small Waterfall taking place on Manavgat River are visited
both by domestic and also foreign tourists with interest. There are many
restaurants located on Manavgat Riverbank and you can have the chance
to taste delicious fishes grown in ice-cold waters of Manavgat River.
While it was a small borough, Manavgat has wrapped itself up in the
atmosphere of a growing and developing big city together with the
development of tourism sector and with the artificial waterfall taking place
in the city center, entertainment centers and restaurants on the riverbank,
Manavgat will cause you live insatiable moments.
There are many numbers of shopping centers in tourism regions of
Manavgat such as Side, Gündoğdu, Çolaklı, Evrenseki, Kumköy, Ilıca,
Titreyengöl and Kızılağaç and they provide the possibility of shopping
for the visitors. There are authentic products, souvenirs each one more
beautiful than the other, boutiques, jewelry, silvers, precious stones,
carpets, rugs and rich varieties of Turkish Cuisine waiting for you in the
narrow streets of Antique Side.