In addition to its natural and geographical features, Antalya is one of the most preferred provinces for various activities that can be evaluated within the scope of sports tourism, with its easy transportation opportunities and many well-equipped facilities that offer high service quality. In addition to national and international sports tournaments held in many sports branches such as football, basketball, volleyball, handball, golf, tennis, cycling, judo, weightlifting, swimming, fencing, etc. throughout the year; It also hosts many events for amateur and professional athletes as well as local and foreign tourists who are adrenaline-loving in different fields such as underwater sports, paragliding, mountaineering, rafting, motocross, skiing, etc.
Triathlon races held in Alanya since 1991; beach volleyball and beach handball championships; Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey, the first stages of which were completed in Alanya, Antalya, Kemer and Elmalı, and which is the only “intercontinental bicycle tour” organization of the world; The Tour of Antalya Cycling Tour, which is in the 2.2 category in the calendar of the International Cycling Union (UCI) and organized for the second time in 2019; Turkish Airlines Open Golf Tournament, attended by the best golf players of Europe; European and World Free Diving Outdoor Championships held in Kaş, Taurus Iron Bike with its 808 km track stretching from Fethiye to Side, Paris 2 Wreck Diving Events held in Kemer; Sea to Sky, Run to Sky and Down Olympos Enduro Races are just a few of the international sports competitions. During 2017 and 2018, in our province; International tournaments were also held in taekwondo, judo, wrestling, kick-boxing, archery, fencing, chess and many other sports branches.