Shopping for Christmas presents is a lot of fun. But it can also be quite a comprehensive project to find the perfect gift for every person on your list. So we thought: we give you a hand. We visited some of our favorite addresses here in Alanya to present you some ideas and inspiration.
If you want to give something that totally represents Alanya, look no further: What you think about one of the unique creations from Christiane Alaettinoğlu? She is co-founder and owner of Yalos, an art shop specialized in handmade art from driftwood. Christiane creates the most beautiful things from driftwood and stones she finds on the beaches of Alanya. She now also started using other natural, unprocessed materials like cocoons from the local silkworms.
Items: Cocoon necklaces.
Price: From 50 TL for short necklaces, 75-120 TL for long necklaces. (depending on used materials: semi pr Cupid stones and/or sterling silver)
Items: Christmas decorations
Angels: From 45 TL
Santas: From 85 TL
For more information: www.facebook.com/yalosalanya
One of the most special shops in Alanya when it comes to exclusive home accessories is Maison Âlânya. All their items are unique and chic. They also sell breath taking handmade jewellery from their own designer. However, for this Christmas we chose the colorful set of stylish glasses.
Item: 6 Colored Juice Glasses
Price: 440 TL
Mezza is a restaurant and shop where you can taste and buy organic, natural and local products. Here we found Turkish Coffee, available in a beautiful box.
Gift: Turkish Coffee, Nar Gourmet, Brazil single origin
Price: 36 TL
For more information: www.facebook.com/mezzanatural/
Jewellery is always a good score for Christmas. At Ertunga Jeweller we found beautiful items. The ones on the pictures are:
Flower ring. Italian Design handmade. €2800,-
Diamond Ring. €8200,-
3-Color golden ring. €320,-
Left: Diamond necklace + bracelet: €6500,- + €2400,-
Middle: Diamond necklace: €12.000,-
Right: Diamond necklace: €4000,-
We think these leather wallets and belts from Cult make the perfect Christmas gifts for almost anyone!
Wallet women (various colors): 139 TL
Belt men (various colors) : 99 TL
For more information: www.facebook.com/cultalanya/
Bella Donna Life Spa & Wellness
Having any women on your Christmas gifts list? Then a voucher for Bella Donna Life Spa & Wellness centre in Alanya could be the perfect present. With this coupon they can choose from many different face and body treatments offered by the professionals in this woman-only Beauty Salon.
Item: Bella Donna Gift Coupon.
Price: Buyer’s choice
For more information: www.facebook.com/belladonnalife/
They say thay diamonds are a girl’s best friend, so if that’s true you can’t go wrong with this beautiful ring from Simge jeweller who is in Alanya since 1990. The ring comes with a Diamond certificate.
Item: Diamond Ring
For more information: www.facebook.com/SimgeJewelleryAlanya/
Originally known as Islamic prayer beads but nowadays a popular and modern accessory for men as well as for women: the Tesbih. In this shop in Alanya centre you find all kinds of Tesbih, handmade and in various price ranges. A Tesbih is a gift with a story. And to make it complete they can pack it in this nice, wooden box.
Item: Tesbih bracelet in various colors
Price: from 50 TL
For more information: www.facebook.com/tesbihialacom/
This is thé Scandiavian furniture shop in Alanya. For Scandinavian style furniture and home decoration pieces. We love the high quality pillows and think they make a wonderful Christmas gift!
Item: Pillow in various colors. Design: BoConcept.
Price: special offer: 300 TL (normally 600 TL)
For more Information: www.facebook.com/scandinavianinterioralanya/
When we entered this shop, the only thing missing were the Christmas Carols. Because everything else was looking so beautifully decorated that we immediately felt like Christmas had already arrived. Balcony Flower&Café is known for its large collection of flowers and plants and its original accessories. The owners also have the talent to make your gift extra special, just ask their options if you want. Plenty of choice here.
Items:Pillows: 30 TL
Arrangement of succulent plants in decorative wooden box: 170 TL
Arrangement Erica plant in decorative wooden box: 90 TL
For more information: www.facebook.com/balconyflower/
This box of chocolates is a perfect present if you want to give something with a real Alanya touch. Available at Hancı Pastanesi. The bag and paper wraps of the chocolates are printed with stunning pictures from this beautiful seaside resort. The photos are all taken by photographer Ali Aral who is also the founder of the Alanya Photography Artists Club (AFŞAK).
Item: Bag with box of chocolates.
Price: 50 TL
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/hancipastane/
Do you know somebody who loves cooking? Or is interested in healthy products for in the kitchen? This lovely small shop in Alanya’s fish and vegetable market sells all kinds of organic and natural products. Our eye spotted this wide variety of vinegars; for example Artichoke vinegar (enginar), Mulberry (Dut) Vinegar and Apricot (Kayısı) Vinegar.
They all have beneficial effects for specific areas of our body.
Item: Various organic vinegar in glass bottle
For more Information: www.facebook.com/alaiyegurmenaturel/
*Disclaimer. The prices given are the prices of the item(s) on the picture(s). Prices can be subject to change.