Manavgat Turkey is 76 km from Antalya and established on the edge of the Manavgat River. Titreyengöl, which was formed sfter the the Sorgun Forest and Manavgat River delta was filled with alluvial soil, is of eye cathing beauty. In the north, on the Manavgat river in the deep valley of Taurus Mountainsi rock-fill Oymapınar dam, which, with its jeep-safari tours of the area, is another place worth seeing.
The fertile plain of Manavgat is suitable for the production of 45 different kinds of fruits and vegetables, particularly cutton, grain and tropical fruits. As well as green house farming, which holds and important place in the economy, vegetable and fruit production, and floristy has developed in recent years. Banana plantations are found east of the plain. There are world class touristic facilities in the south of the district at the Sorgun and Titreyengöl areas.
The name of the Manavgat in the Luwi language is Manauwa. / Temple of the Mother Goddess, and this was changed to Melas in ancient Pamphylia, and later converted to Manavgat. It is believed to have been used as a common sacred area for the ancient cities of Seleucia and Side at various times. The Manavgat Waterfalls are on the Manvgat River, nort of the Manavgat settlement. The small waterfall is 2m. high and 40m. wide. It is surrounded by fish restaurants, cafes and rest areas. The large Manavgat waterfall is in the Oymapinar Dam direction of the small waterfall. As a result of the very high flow rate of Manavgat River, the Manavgat Waterfall is not particulary affected by loss of water, even in the summer season. The delta at the estuary where the river flows into the sea has a distint beauty. Daily excursions are made here in the summer, by boat on the river, and seafood from the region is offered to tourists during these excursions.