There are many caves around the region. In the region mountains have limestone structure. This structure of the mountains is suitable for the carsick formations.
The best known and most easy to reach cave is Damlatas. This cave situated specifically at the point of connection of the peninsula with the land and on the west of the peninsula where Alanya citadel is located. Highly moist and tepid air inside the cave is believed to do good for the asthma.
Shapes inside the cave and the stalagmites and stalactites in various colors are the formations which may inspire today’s artists, which exhibit the unequalled superiority of the nature in art, and which evoke admiration.
Other caves in Alanya are Girls Cave so called by the fact that the pirates hid the female hostages here, Phosphorous Cave so called due to the phosphorescent light emitted from its walls and the Lovers Cave. All these caves are located on the points of the peninsula, which are not possible to reach by highway.
You must join the boat tours organized from the marina or rent a boat in order to see these caves.