The magnificent cave formations of Damlataş Cave are a popular attraction for tourists in Alanya. The massive cave spans across an area of over 200 square metres, measuring up to 30 metres in length and 15 metres in height. The cave was first discovered in 1948 by local stone miners and features a series of thousand-year-old semi-crystalised limestone formations that date back to the Permian Period. Enormous stalagmites and stalactites of various colours can be witnessed inside the cave and offers a truly breathtaking view. The conditions of the interior of the Damlataş Cave are believed to be highly beneficial to asthma patients and the medical function of the cave also draws in several visitors to the cave. It is visited throughout the year and it is also in the vicinity of a small marketplace and beach, providing plenty to do in the area.
Entry fees cost around 4.5TL for adults
Open daily from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Around 1 hour
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children
The limestone formations and colourful stalagmites and stalactites
Although designated prayer room facilities at the Damlataş Cave will be unavailable, plenty of private space is available around the area and can be made use of during prayer times. Muslim travellers may also visit some of the mosques near Damlataş Cave in Alanya such as the KuyularCamii, AlaadinCamii and the YeniCamii which are three of the main mosques in Alanya.
Finding Halal food near Damlataş Cave will be quite easy and number of eateries and Halal restaurants near Damlataş Cave will be readily available. There is also a marketplace in close proximity of the Damlataş Cave and will offer a number of Halal food and snack options. Muslim travellers could also visit the restaurants at the Bera Hotel in Alanya, which is a prominent spot in town located a short distance away.