Sizzling sunshine, mesmerising turquoise waters and soft sandy shores await in Turkey. Whether you’re seeking a relaxing escape to a lush spa hotel, a traditional stay in a charming Turkish town or a fun-filled family getaway to an All Inclusive resort with everything you can imagine under one roof – Turkey has the perfect hotel and location for you.
What to do in Turkey?
There’s so much to see and do in Turkey, dependant on what you’re looking for. From theme parks, to historical sites, to nature walks – there’s something for every holidaymaker. Families will love the waterparks and theme parks in Antalya, whether it’s the aquapark in your hotel or you head to the famous Land of Legends theme park in Belek, you’ll be slipping, sliding and rollercoaster riding your way to an unforgettable getaway with the kids in no time. Travelling with friends? Marmaris in the Dalaman region is perfect for a night out on the tiles. Alternatively, you can find some great five-star resorts with a nightclub on-site, meaning that it’s only a few steps from your room to the dancefloor. If you prefer a more cultured approach to your holidays, you can explore the old towns, including Kaleici in Antalya, see the ancient ruins of Side or even discover the historic Marmaris Castle.
Fancy some relaxation and rejuvenation? Visit the local Turkish bath to steam, scrub and bathe until you feel brand new. Alternatively, you can visit the Dalyan mud baths, where you’ll find the thermal hot springs and mud baths to leave you feeling refreshed and cleansed. Escape to the nature and wander through the lush greenery Turkey’s landscapes have to offer. Experience the Duden and Kursunlu Waterfalls in Antalya or head up to Mount Olympus or the Tahtall Mountains for a hike in the sunshine.
Where to eat in Turkey?
All Inclusive hotels in Turkey are famous for the amazing range of cuisine on offer, whether it’s romantic a la carte dining or the humongous buffet-style restaurants, you’re sure to find your favourite meal in a five-star Turkish hotel. If you prefer to explore the local eateries, the kebab shops are a must-visit, as the Turkish kebab is one of the best in the world. There are plenty of small restaurants that serve delicious traditional meals without breaking the bank too. Try a Turkish breakfast, which can include melted cheeses, fried meats, fried pieces of dough, bread, jams and Turkish tea, which combine sweet and savoury to make the perfect meal to start to your day. Sample mezes, taste lamb kofta or treat yourself to vegetable fritters at the cafés and restaurants around the country. For a sweet treat, there are ice cream vendors from street to street that sell Turkey’s unique ice cream, which has a thicker consistency but still comes in a large variety of delicious flavours. One of our favourite desserts is baklava, a honey or syrup soaked pastry bite which comes in all shapes and sometimes has crushed nuts in too, for an extra rich taste.
If you’re wondering where exactly to eat when sunning it up in Turkey, La Pasion Restaurant offers exquisite Mediterranean cuisine with top-class service and Dinc Café Bar is a fantastic seafood venue located perfectly by the water – both of which are in Bodrum. Over in Antalya, Yemenli Meyhanesi provides both the excellent cuisine and entertainment that you want in a Turkish restaurant experience, with music and dancers featured there too! Kaleici Meyhanesi Konyaalti is also a great pick, serving delicious traditional cuisine with all of the taste but without the big bill. If you’re looking to try the terrific Turkish food in Dalaman, Cinar restaurant is the place to go, serving delightful dishes in a delightful atmosphere.
The average flight time from the UK to Turkey is between 4 and 4.5 hours and the local currency is Turkish Lira. The time difference in Turkey is 2 hours ahead and the language is Turkish. Some handy phrases in the Turkish language include merhaba (‘hello’), güle güle (‘goodbye’), lütfen (‘please’), teşekkürler (‘thanks’) and şerefe (‘cheers’).
Top Hotels In Turkey
Here's a list of our top accommodations in Turkey, ranked by our customer ratings and reviews.
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