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Is Alanya Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Alanya?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

Tap Safe includes data from many publicly available sources, including the WHO (World Health Organization), CDC (Center for Disease Control), and user submitted databases, but unfortunately there's not enough data about Alanya.

To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Turkey, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.


"The Best Tap Water in Alanya, Turkey" is the title of a report on water quality in the town of Alanya in northern Cyprus. The report was prepared by a non-profit organization called "Greenfield International". It says that the town, which has become well-known due to the presence of the famous Alanya Lake, has a low level of contaminants in its water.

There are two lakes in Alanya. Lake Ashtamia is the most famous. The name refers to the town of Ashtamia in the city. The lake, which lies right next to the coast, is a popular spot for those who love to relax, swim, and take pictures. The water is safe for swimming as long as you avoid the area around the lake at the lowest part of the town.

Alanya lake itself, though not particularly beautiful, does have a few nice features. The most important is the "molehill". The entire area surrounding the lake is landscaped with grass, and it is surrounded by a wall, which has led to an increase in tourist visits

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.25 in USD (1.5-liter)


Alanya tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 42% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 38% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 58% Moderate
  • Water Quality 63% High

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Alanya, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

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Always take extra precautions, the water may be safe to drink when it leaves the sewage treatment plant but it may pick up pollutants during its way to your tap. We advise that you ask locals or hotel staff about the water quality. Also, note that different cities have different water mineral contents.

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