Alanya is a seaside resort city in the Mediteranian region of Turkey, which is in Antalya province. It have beautiful scenery with Taurus mountain at the north and the Mediteranian sea at the south. Yes, Alanya is far from Istanbul which is 15 hours by bus. But if you want to get hurry to be in Alanya, you can reach by plane to Gazipaşa airport (from Istanbul) about 1 hour.
many restaurant and cafe in alanya provide durum kebap and ayran in their menu. to have it with the cheap price and comfortable place, i always come to AL Doner. it is located in friday bazar area - in front of makro supermarket.