In Serik, world-famous prestigious hotels, lush green golf courses, unique beaches, endemic plants and sea turtles are waiting for you.
Serik is approximately 40 km away from the city center of Antalya. It is surrounded by Aksu in the west, Manavgat in the east, Burdur and Isparta in the north, and the Mediterranean Sea in the south.
The district's history dates back to the 2nd century. The first settlement was established in the Ancient City of Sillyon and Aspendos, which was in Pergamon's Kingdom. The district has hosted various civilizations throughout history. It gave its name to the tribe called Serikli or Serüklü, according to the written sources of the Ottoman Period. Serik gained the status of a district in 1926 after the proclamation of the Republic.
Serik's economy is based on tourism and agriculture. Vegetables, fruits, and ornamental plants, especially cloves, are cultivated in the plains of the district, animal husbandry and forestry are carried out in the mountainous regions. Serik Pear (Zingit) has a limited distribution in Turkey and was under the threat of extinction for a period. It is among the important values of the district.
Serik preserves its unique culinary culture. It is possible to taste many local delicacies such as nehli, ear soup, keskek, milky slurry, millet soup, and big tarhana.
Serik embraced its traditional culture and managed to pass it on to future generations. It is remembered for our ancestral sport, wrestling. Large-scale oil wrestling organizations are held every year in the district, which has trained many wrestlers and is known as the "Land of Wrestlers".
Serik has a 22 km coastline. It has a lively atmosphere due to its proximity to Antalya city centre. The district is home to Belek, one of the most important destinations in Turkey in terms of sea, sports, congress and meeting tourism, and a world-renowned tourism resort with its modern facilities and luxury resorts. In addition to Belek, Boğazkent has a unique beach and sea. Kadriye Town is one of the first places to consider SPA tourism. They are among the holiday destinations of the district. In addition, the beaches of Serik covered with fine sand are among the most important nesting areas of sea turtles on the Mediterranean coast.
Serik, with its historical and cultural beauties, welcomes thousands of local and foreign tourists every year. In addition to its values such as the ancient cities of Aspendos and Sillyon, the district has a great tourism potential in terms of its geographical richness such as Boğazkent Bird Sanctuary, Zeytintaş Cave, Uçansu Waterfall, highlands that contain many plant species thanks to their unspoiled nature.
Serik offers a unique experience to its guests with its atmosphere in which the past and present values are blended in harmony. Serik is a tourist paradise with its natural and historical richness, favorable climatic conditions, accommodation facilities at international standards, vast beaches and pristine sea.
Before visiting the Aspendos Ancient Theatre. It is one of the best-preserved theaters in the Mediterranean region with a capacity of 20,000 people. Wandering among the magnificent ruins of the Ancient City of Aspendos, which lived its most glorious times in the Roman Period,
Before exploring Uçansu Waterfall. It is a hidden paradise that has different views every season, and the magnificent beauties around it, for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts,
In Boğazkent Bird Sanctuary, there is an opportunity to observe more than 200 bird species and take unique nature photos without spending pleasant hours alone with nature among the chirping bird sounds,
Before examining the interestingly formed macaroni stalactites, the development of which continues today in the "Spaghetti Hall" of the
Zeytintaşı Cave draws great attention with its enchanting atmosphere, jewel-like columns, stalactites, stalagmites and all kinds of dripstones,
Before visiting the 'Garden of Tolerance' in Kadriye Town, where there is a mosque, church and synagogue, where people of different faiths can come together and worship freely,
Before seeing the countless beauties of the district more closely, you can join Jeep safari tours on rough terrain without experiencing moments of excitement and adrenaline.