Alanya is one of most accessible cities to the sea. Extending on either side of the peninsula, the beaches offer many accommodation and transportation facilities to visitor and are free for public access. The beaches extend from the shores of the western edge of the district nearOkurcalar village to the shores of the town of Demirtaş in the east. The sea is part of everyday life in Alanya. There are many facilities on the beaches catering to the needs of the visitors. Besides going swimming, visitors can enjoy the numerous cafes, restaurants and other recreational amenities which line the coast.