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Turkey is ancient yet modern, where the exotic east meets the modern west. With lively coastal resorts, stunning cities steeped in history and lots of activities and excursions, you can enjoy a holiday to Turkey no matter what pace of life suits you while you holiday.
There are some fabulous resorts in Turkey from the lively to the serene, follow us on our journey around this beautiful country.
A great destination for a beach or golf getaway, thanks to the 5 golf courses in the area, this lovely resort is popular with couples and families alike. Home to the stunning Kurşunlu Waterfall and its surrounding Nature Park, Belek offers some beautiful scenery to explore should you wish to stray away from the beaches for a while.
Also nearby is the Hellenistic city of Perge and the huge ampitheatre of Aspendos, if you need a little culture from your trip. With great beaches, tree lined avenues and excellent shopping opportunities, this lovely town has a little something for everyone.
An ancient fishing village and now considered by many to be the premier resort of the Bodrum Peninsula, Yalikavak has a certain charm that can’t fail but to entice you to return year after year. Beautiful stone and white washed buildings covered in bright pink bouganvilla fill the town and the surrounding bays.
The centre of this little town comes to life with the weekly Thursday market which is popular for miles around.The little fishing port is now a bustling marina surrounded by excellent restaurants and traditional cafes offering cooling apple tea and lokum (Turkish delight), which is not to be missed. It’s located near Bodrum, the area’s main town and you can easily catch a dolmus (local minibus) to and from Bodrum or to the other local coastal villages. This beautiful village really is the jewel in the crown of the Bodrum Peninsula.
Ankara is the capital of Turkey, and sits high on a hill crowned by the ruins of the old castle. This city is packed full of archaeological delights including the Roman Temple of Augustus and Rome. Situated in the centre of Turkey and now very modern in style with lots of pretty parks and a host of shops and markets, Ankara is a great place for a city break.
No matter which resort you choose for your holiday to Turkey, you’re sure to be delighted by the beautiful beaches, huge array of excursions and the friendly locals.