Things to do in Lara Beach in November
November arrives and it is a lot cooler and a lot wetter. Average temperatures have dropped again as the wet cold season starts. The average temperature this month has dropped another 5°C to 15°C that makes a 10 degree drop in just 2 months. The end of the month will be cooler heading into December. The average high/low temperatures have dropped to a chilly 9°C at night and a cooler 20°C during the day. You will still have a few days of fine warm weather but they are getting less frequent as the year draws to an end. Evenings will be cold at less than 10 degrees and many outdoor dining options will be closed for the winter months and all dining will be done inside in heated restaurants. The chance of a sunny day has dropped to just 40% and the chances of a cloudy day have more than doubled to 15% from last month.
The months are getting wetter with average rainfall in November of 180mm falling over 7 to 8 days. This is nearly 20 times the amount of rainfall seen in summer and the chance of rain has risen to one day in four. Average humidity has increased to 65% and will increase again at the end of the month as you can expect more rain. The chances of a windy day have increased to 13% and this wind will be cold enough to have you looking for indoor activities.
Due to more rain and cloud the sunshine hours have dropped to 10 each day which is the lowest and will remain until it increases by 1 hour in February. Days at the beach have dropped off and you will be looking for other pursuits during your holidays. Fine days can still be nice for a walk along the beach unless the wind picks ups and it seems even colder by the ocean.
You should not expect any foggy days during winter and they won't return until summer and warmer temperatures.
Lara Beach Hotels in November
Adora Golf Resort Hotel
The Adora Golf Resort Hotel offers you great accommodation near the golf course. Choose from a standard, double or club room with air conditioning, mini bar, private bathroom, complementary toiletries, satellite TV and bottled water. Dine at one of 5 restaurants including an international buffet, Chinese, Italian, Turkish and seafood. There are 3 bar/lounges and a grill. Depending on the weather the beach bar may be closed and you will need to swim in the indoor pool. The front desk is open 24 hours a day and you can book a tour here at the tour desk. Get pampered or massaged in the spa that offers a variety of treatments or dance the night away at the nightclub.
Mardan Palace Hotel
Mardan Palace Hotel is located on Lara Beach and has one of the largest outdoor pools in all of Europe. It has an aquarium and fountains making it a real show piece along with the reef where you can snorkel and swim among marine life in a controlled environment. All rooms are air conditioned with mini bar, complimentary toiletries, bathrobe and slippers, flat screen TV and a balcony. Eat at one of the 8 restaurants including Russian, French, Italian, Japanese and Thai cuisines. Enjoy a drink at the rooftop bar while looking out over the Mediterranean and the resort. Be pampered in the spa and well ness centre and keep fit at the fitness centre. The children have a playground and you can participate in as many activities as you wish or have a soak in the hot tub. If you are venturing out for the day you can have a lunch packed for you and your family.
Bars and Restaurants
Kas Turk Kahvecisi
If you are looking for some great coffee and cake visit the Kas Turk Kahvecisi or grab an ice cream and sit outside in the last of the fine weather. The food and service is excellent and the place has a good friendly atmosphere.
A Turkish brand café is the Big Chef and there is one in Lara serving a wide range of local and international dishes at a good price and in good portions. The buffet style breakfast is a favourite with the locals.
Things to do in Lara Beach in November
Visiting Lara Beach and Antalya in winter is a great time for going shopping in the centres and markets that are all undercover in case of bad weather. Aden Giyim is a shopping centre in Lara that sells a range of swimsuits and beach going gear ideal for your summer here. This store is known for its elegant fashions, handbags and shoes as well as all of your accessories for evening wear and parties. Clothes here suit all size men and women and plus sizes are also catered for with the value for money prices.
Also in Lara is the SheMall which is a huge fashion boutique for all we known brands such as Polo, Lacoste and Calvin Klein. Have a coffee at Starbucks or Gloria Jean's while the kids have fun at the Joker Land Fun Centre.
The Garden of Tolerance
A visit to the Garden of Tolerance is a peaceful and relaxing centre with 3 of the world's religions all in the one place. There is a mosque, synagogue and Christian church all on the grounds that are open from 9am to 6pm every day. You can go to a church service or just have a look around the buildings and gardens. The garden is located between Belek and Kadriye and shows how the world's religions can all get along in the same place. Each year the 3 groups come together to celebrate Easter, the Pentecost and other significant days in all of the religions calendars.