Bizimköy on the Turkish Riviera
is located between Kizilagac and Manavgat, a
county town of Antalya on the Turkish Riviera with 101 742
Inhabitants (January 2006).
Manavgat lies 75 km east
of Antalya, 60km northwest of Alanya and 7 km north-east of the
ancient city of Side.
Here you can see a map and a sketched map.
From Antalya airport Bizimköy can be reached in about an hour
by taxi, transfer (12 €) or car hire (from 20 € per
One can also take a public bus from Antalya to Manavgat for a few YTL. A taxi from the airport to
the nearest bus stop on the main road will cost 5-10 €, for a taxi from Manavgat to Bizimköy
you should not pay more than 45 YTL.
While Antalya, Alanya,
Side, Kumköy are crowded by tourists, you will find only pure nature and wonderful peace in
South of the site there is a nature reserve with magnificent pine trees
along the beach. In spring everything's in bloom, everywhere you see red anemones,
a wonderful sight!
Walk a few minutes to the west,
you get to the mouth of the river Manavgat. Here some anglers are fishing every day, the fish do probably bite well.
Walk along the beach 4 km to the east, you reach Kizilagac where you will find restaurants, shops and discos.
To the north and east of Bizimköy there are only fields -
mostly cotton fields - and meadows.
In the evenings a sheep- and goat herd passes Bizimköy and grazes 'almost in front of your
Many other animals can be observed. Little owls live in the chimneys of the houses, tortoises
cross -especially in spring- your way. Storks
stopover on the neighboring field and feast on the many
frogs. And at the ponds you can even see
The cats of our village keep a respectful distance
to the guests, but are quickly tame, if you
Also ants are there. Use caution when fyou leave food
lying open, ant also come into the house! This is normal, and people
who can not tolerate ants, spiders, geckos etc., should rather
book on the 10th floor of a high rise hotel or shun trips to the south completely.
From April to
November the average daily temperature is over 20 ° C, in
the summer months more than 30 ° (to 45 °). It doesn't drop
below 20 ° C even at night .
Perfect for sun-seekers and for
In winter it rains for a third of the month
but there is usually no frost.
On sunny days, it can even
be pleasantly warm, the high temperatures in winter are sometimes
at 18 to 20 °.