Kleopatra Beach


Kleopatra Beach Vacation & Travel Guide

Kleopatra/Cleopatra (Turkish/English) Beach is the pearl of Alanya, the most picturesque part of the city, and a favorite vacation spot for everyone, young and old. The white sandy strip stretches from the western end of the peninsula mountain to the magnificent yachts in Alanya Marina.

Sandy beaches are a very atypical story for this Mediterranean region. According to legend, Mark Antony really wanted to impress Cleopatra. The sand was brought here from distant Egypt. They covered the coast and the seabed near the coast so that the entrance to the sea resembled the silk road. They say Cleopatra really liked the gift. And her name remained behind the beach.

Cleopatra is a special pride of the city: it has the international Blue Flag distinction for its cleanliness and environmental friendliness.

Winds and storms from time to time carry away the layers of sand, and then here, and their stones and flat stone slabs appear so characteristic of other beaches of Alanya. In anticipation of the new season, the layer is updated. The sand here is excellent. It’s almost a sandy powder. At any time of the year, you want to walk barefoot, drowning in its softness, to look at the endless sea, the approaching mountains, pines, and palms.

Also, this beach is one of the most popular in town. With its two-kilometer length, it is a favorite place for walking, jogging. There are volleyball courts on the beach, and the beach is one of the venues for the international annual volleyball tournament for teams of companies.

The beach is equipped with beach cafes and restaurants, and there are some of the most famous clubs in the city nearby.

Over the years, the beach has become a kind of symbol of Alanya. It is not uncommon for tourists to take pictures with the beach in the background.

A huge green area surrounds the beach with a park, a favorite place for locals and visitors to walk, run, and mingle.

There is a beach cafe, a restaurant, and a water park as part of the amenities.

One of the most beautiful parks in the city, “Parking lot of the Ministry of Defense,” has become a favorite place for walks and recreation of the residents and tourists visiting the city.

The park is located in the Alanya district, and this is one of the most popular places for city residents. The park has many attractions, such as a basketball court, a football field, a bowling alley, a children’s playground, an open-air pool, a restaurant, and a cafe.

The park is located on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea, a three-minute walk from Cleopatra Beach.

In the center of the park, there is a statue of Cleopatra. The main attraction in the park is a monument to the soldiers of the Soviet-Turkish War. The monument is located near the new hotel “Alanya Park.” The park is one of the venues for the international volleyball tournament for companies.

Kleopatra Photos


Beach infrastructure

Beach Loungers


There are usually quite a few people on the Kleopatra Beach from December to February.

Kleopatra Beach Weather

The average temperatures in Kleopatra Beach, Alanya during the summer months:

Water Temperature:

  • In July, the average sea water temperature at Kleopatra Beach is 28.2°C (82.8°F).
  • August has the highest average sea temperature, reaching 29°C (84.2°F).
  • The swimming season at Kleopatra Beach lasts from May to December, with water temperatures not dropping below 20°C (68°F) during this period.​​​​

Air Temperature:

  • July is the hottest month in Alanya with an average temperature of 28°C (82°F).
  • Daily high temperatures in summer range from 80°F (26.7°C) to 87°F (30.6°C), rarely falling below 74°F (23.3°C) or exceeding 97°F (36.1°C).
  • The average daily temperature in August can reach up to 33.4°C (92.1°F).

Temperature Variations:

  • During summer days, temperatures can rise to 35°C or even 37°C (95-98.6°F).
  • In July 2024, the forecast shows temperatures ranging from 26°C (78.8°F) in the early morning to 31.1°C (88°F) in the afternoon.

Humidity and Comfort:

  • Summers in Alanya are described as hot, humid, arid, and clear.
  • The region experiences high humidity levels, which can make the perceived temperature feel warmer than the actual air temperature.

Best Time to Visit:

  • The period from May to October is generally considered the best time to visit for hot-weather activities, with pleasant average temperatures between 20°C and 26°C (68-78.8°F).

It's worth noting that Alanya, including Kleopatra Beach, experiences a typical hot-summer Mediterranean climate, ensuring long, hot, and dry summers ideal for beach activities and swimming.

Air and water temperature

From May to October the air temperature at Kleopatra Beach is perfect for sunbathing.

Some people feel that the water at Kleopatra Beach is too warm in August.

Average Monthly Rainy Days

In December and January Kleopatra Beach has rainy season. This is something to keep in mind when planning your trip since it is quite possible that you may be unable to sunbathe.

Sports on the Beach





How to get to the Kleopatra

Getting to Kleopatra Beach in Alanya:

By Public Transportation

  • Several bus lines serve Kleopatra Beach, including lines 1, 40, and 50 .
  • The closest bus stops to Kleopatra Beach are:
    • Bekirler Sk. (274 meters away, 5-minute walk)
    • 44108 - Alanya D 400 Oba-3 (497 meters away, 8-minute walk)
    • 44108 - Arabalioğlu Petrol (7-minute walk) 


  • If you're staying in central Alanya, Kleopatra Beach is about 2 kilometers from the city center, making it walkable for many visitors .


  • Taxis are readily available in Alanya and can take you directly to Kleopatra Beach .

From Antalya Airport

  • The distance from Antalya Airport to Alanya is about 120 km.
  • You can rent a car or take a bus to reach Alanya, then use local transportation to get to the beach .

From Gazipasa Airport

  • Gazipasa Airport is closer to Alanya than Antalya Airport.
  • The fastest way to get from Gazipasa Airport to Kleopatra Beach is by taxi, which takes about 45 minutes and costs $35-$45 .

From Other Cities

  • If coming from Istanbul or other distant cities, you may need to combine air travel with local transportation .

Once you're in Alanya, finding Kleopatra Beach is relatively easy:

  • It's located on the west side of Alanya Castle, about a 1-mile (1.5-kilometer) walk southwest of the main bus station .
  • The beach is situated very close to the city center and is a popular destination .

Remember that entrance to Kleopatra Beach is free, though there may be charges for amenities like sunbeds and umbrellas. The beach is well-equipped with facilities such as showers, changing rooms, and nearby restaurants and cafes.

Hotels near Kleopatra

Several hotels are located near Kleopatra Beach in Alanya, Turkey:

Kleopatra Beach Hotel

  • Rating: 3.4/5
  • Price: $105 per night
  • Address: Kızlar Pınarı, Mh, Atatürk Blv. No:194 D:A, 07400 Alanya/Antalya, Türkiye
  • Features: Private beach area, Turkish bath, free Wi-Fi, outdoor pool with water slide, fitness center

Kleopatra Life Hotel

  • Rating: 4.3/5
  • Price: $85 per night
  • Address: Kızlar Pınarı, Atatürk Blv. no:224, 07400 Alanya/Antalya, Türkiye

Kleopatra Dreams Beach Hotel

  • Features: Outdoor pool, all-inclusive, located just steps from Kleopatra Beach, free Wi-Fi, fitness center, partial sea views

Kleopatra Royal Palm Hotel

  • Rating: 3.7/5
  • Price: $124 per night
  • Address: Kızlar Pınarı, Hasan Şenli Sk. No:3, 07400 Alanya/Antalya, Türkiye

Alaaddin Beach Hotel

  • Rating: 4.4/5
  • Price: $195 per night
  • Address: Saray, Atatürk Blv. No:161, 07400 Alanya/Antalya, Türkiye

Cleopatra Golden Beach Hotel

  • Located a 7-minute walk from Kleopatra Beach
  • Features: Seasonal outdoor swimming pool, free private parking

Savk Hotel

  • Features: Seafront location on Kleopatra Beach, private beach area, outdoor pool, air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi, spa center, fitness center, and Turkish bath

Alaiye Kleopatra Hotel

  • Located only a 2-minute walk from Kleopatra Beach
  • Features: Indoor and outdoor swimming pools, spa center, gym, restaurant with sea view

These hotels offer a range of amenities and are all located near Kleopatra Beach. Prices and ratings vary, allowing you to choose based on your preferences and budget. Many of these hotels feature pools, beach access, and various on-site facilities to enhance your stay in Alanya.When making your choice, consider factors such as proximity to the beach, available amenities, and recent guest reviews to ensure the best experience for your visit to Kleopatra Beach in Alanya.

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