Boğazkent Municipality was established in 1998 when it became a town, 60 kilometers east of Antalya in the Serik district and 8 kilometers from Serik. The resort is 2,170 hectares of land area with a population that swells in the summer from 5,000 to 25,000. Its economy is rapidly developing with the resort's main livelihoods being agriculture and tourism in recent years.
Boğazkent is also a bird paradise with 207 bird species having been detected in the Bird Sanctuary located in the area. Birds in winter and summer seasons come to the area to breed.
Belek-Boğazkent Beach, with blue flag designation is long and wide, although it is a natural breeding ground for the Caretta Caretta turtles where they arrive each year to leave their eggs. The Ministry of Environment and Forestry, supported by the Special Environmental Protection Agency, the Sea Turtle Monitoring and Protection Project oversee this designated habitat.
There is a ranch hotel and horse farm in Boğazkent which consists of well trained Arabs, Haflingers and European bred horses, which can be matched to both beginners and experienced riders. They offer daily and weekly horseback riding tours in Boğazkent as well as all over Turkey. Visitors will have the pleasure of riding through the forest, along the beach or any other suitable place nearby assisted by their instructor.
Boğazkent lets you select from numerous activities. You can get away from the daily routine by taking horseback rides, trekking or riding mountain bikes in this area of spectacular natural beauty. Or you can also just relax and sit in a quiet corner somewhere listening to yourself and all of the sounds of nature.
The Antalya Airport is only 35 kilometers or about 40 minutes away and Serik is 13 kilometers. There is a public shuttle every hour from Boğazkent to Serik and taxis are available 24 hours a day in front of most hotels.
Boğazkent has a few 5 star hotels; Siam Elegance Hotels & Spa, Vera Club Hotel Paraiso Verde, Victoria Hotel, Aydınbey Resort Hotel, Belek Beach Resort Hotel, Riva Donna Exclusive, Crystal Hotels Family Resort, Clup Hotel Vera Mare, Alva Donna Exclusive Hotel.