Antalya’s world-famous beach was almost full, social distance was forgotten
Antalya’s world-famous Konyaaltı Beach was filled with local citizens who came to the city taking advantage of the 9-day Eid al-Adha holiday. Despite the increasing number of cases in recent days, it was seen that citizens did not follow the social distance rules.
In Antalya , which is among the most important tourism destinations in the world , domestic guests were also included with the 9-day Eid al – Adha holiday to the foreign tourist density that started with the opening of the season . The destination of domestic tourists, who could not go on vacation due to the pandemic last year, was the tourism city Antalya. In Antalya, the pearl of the Mediterranean, the most preferred place by the guests was Konyaaltı Beach, which is among the most famous beaches in the world with its sea and sand.
Social distancing is forgotten
In the city, where the sea water is 28 degrees and the air temperature is 33 degrees, most of the guests spent time in the sea. Some of the holidaymakers spent time on sun loungers under umbrellas or in the wooded area on the beach. Although it was noon, it was noted that the density on the beach was at a high level. Some holidaymakers experienced adrenaline-filled moments with activities in water sports. Some tourists, who wanted to be protected from the sunny weather, spent time sleeping under the trees. On the other hand, it was seen that citizens who did not take into account the increasing number of cases and the warnings of Health Minister Fahrettin Koca did not follow the social distance rules.
“We threw ourselves here to cool off”
Doğukan Demircioğlulları, who came on holiday from Tekirdağ, said, “It was nice after the pandemic last year. I am very happy to come to Antalya. It’s like a civilization city. People are bored, they want to come. We popped in here to cool off. I think it is not crowded compared to Antalya,” he said. Nurşen Tomruk said, “This is really my first time here. A very nice place. It is very beautiful in terms of landscaping and people. I would like to come again. We are on vacation for 10 days. Day we want to evaluate our holiday, “he said.