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Holiday Turkey 2020

This post is all about holidaying in Turkey. Please note that due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation the vast majority of the holidays featured in this article are for dates later in the year. We have taken a selection of some of the Breaks available from our Mini Breaks Partners who offer holidays in Turkey. Remember this is just a small selection and we how thousands of others to choose from.

Akropol Termal - Ankara: Akropol Termal Apartment Complex offers a relaxing escape in a modern resort outside of Turkey’s capital. The spa facilities are exquisite, and offer rejuvenating massage treatments, facials, with special mineral waters and mud baths. There are multiple pool facilities, as well as a children's swimming area. A fitness centre is available, as well as a full-service restaurant. All spa and pool facilities are gender-separated. No alcohol is served or can be consumed on the resort property. July Prices from £536.00 for 7 Nights. – Apartments4You

Loryma Resort - Marmaris Mugla. Experience nature's paradise at Loryma Resort in Turunç, on the eastern coast of Turkey. Take in the views of the beautiful Turunç Bay, and the rolling hills and forests of the Bozburun Peninsula from the comfort of the resort's spacious terrace. The restaurant serves up a menu of delicious fresh food using local ingredients, while recreation is catered for with sports activities including nature walks and sea kayaking. There's also a spa for the ultimate combination of relaxation and nature. July Prices from £1048.00 for 7 Nights. – Apartments4You

Wind of Lara Hotel - Antalya, Lara Beach.



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This all-singing, all-dancing resort is the last word in luxury in upmarket Lara. With exceptional Ultra All Inclusive dining, gorgeous accommodation and fabulous entertainment, this one-of-a-kind property is perfect for a family break with a super-stylish twist. The hotel is approximately 800m from its own private beach, with free loungers and parasols provided. A spectacular azure pool takes pride of place at the front of the complex, accompanied by luxurious sun terraces furnished with loungers and parasols. There’s also a colourful aqua-park pool for little and big kids alike, plus a serene indoor pool perfect for an afternoon chill. If dry land is more your thing, there’s tons more to explore on terra firma, including fitness classes, beach volleyball, table tennis and a gym – along with a mini-club (ages 4-12) and playgrounds for the little ones. Plus, by night, the whole family can enjoy the world-class entertainment, which includes performances by acts from across the globe, and even a live orchestra. Early Summer Season prices from £450.00 per person for 7 Nights. – Blue Sea Holidays

Ramada Resort Akbuk - Izmir, Altinkum. A fabulous 5 star hotel, the Ramada Resort Akbuk is the perfect choice for a luxury holiday to Turkey. The resort boasts superb accommodation and a great location just 5 minutes from the beach. Guests at the hotel can enjoy fine dining at the hotel’s main restaurant serving a wide variety of traditional Turkish and international cuisine. There’s also a Pool Bar and a Beach Bar serving sandwiches, pizzas and other international favourites. Guests at the hotel can enjoy the excellent onsite facilities including a fabulous outdoor pool, waterslides, luxury spa and a kid’s club. The hotel even boasts it’s very own section of private beach with sunbeds, located on the public beach in beautiful Mandalya Bay. Deposits from only £49.00 per person. – Blue Sea Holidays

Turkish Sailing – Bodrum. A different type of short break holiday. Turkey's Gulf of Gökova is an astoundingly under hyped holiday destination. Endearing seaside towns, shrubby mountain backdrops and private coves with shimmering blue sea are being totally missed by the masses. Which makes it perfect for us to explore. Picture yourself aboard a traditional Turkish gulet boat, eating home cooked meals and lapping up sunshine between snorkels. July Prices from £696.00 Per person. – Contiki

Marmaris, Ideal Prime Beach. Boasting an excellent location right on the soft sands of Marmaris Beach, this fabulous hotel is ideal for couples and families seeking sun-kissed bliss in Turkey’s stunning Muğla Province. You’re just a 5-minute walk from the city centre brimming with sensational restaurants, trendy bars and fantastic shops. Contemporary-styled rooms are equipped with all your essential needs, including satellite TV, minibar, air-conditioning, safety deposit box, coffee and tea making facilities, and an en-suite bathroom with shower and hairdryer. Greet the morning sun from your private balcony commanding sea or landscape views. Wander through lush green gardens and make your way to the dazzling outdoor pool for a lazy, hazy afternoon of soaking up the sun. There’s also a special paddling pool for the kids. Feel like a brand new you with a visit to the wellness centre which offers a heavenly menu of massage and spa treatments. August prices from £915.00 per person for 7 Nights. – EasyJet Holidays.



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Alanya, Numa Konaktepe Hotel. Located in a charming traditional village in Turkey’s beautiful Antalya region, this family-friendly hotel makes for a carefree, sun-filled break close to the beach. Simple but cosy rooms in the Konaktepe Hotel, include air conditioning, satellite TV, a mini bar, and a private bathroom. Some rooms have a balcony. Take your pick from five dazzling swimming pools, including an adults-only quiet area and a mini-aquapark with waterslides for the kids to splash around in. If you are looking for rest and relaxation, treat yourself to some prime pampering in a lush spa, which offers a heavenly menu of massages, traditional Turkish hammam, and a steamy sauna. If you fancy a change of scenery, soak up the sizzling sunshine at the private beach instead. Keep fit and active while on holiday in the gym or work up a sweat outdoors with a fun game of beach volleyball. The adventurous of heart will love trekking around the area’s natural beauty flanked by the towering Taurus Mountains. August prices start from £748.00 per person for 7 Nights. – EasyJet Holidays

BC Spa Hotel, Ortaca (Dalyan City Center). A 5-minute walk from Lycian Rock Tombs and 6 minutes by foot from Sea Turtles Statue. This 4-star hotel is 14.9 mi (24 km) from Sarigerme Beach and 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Dalyan Mosque. Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's poolside restaurant, where you can enjoy drinks at the bar/lounge, take in the garden view, and even dine alfresco. Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 spa tubs, a health club, and a sauna. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and wedding services. July Prices from £647.00 per person for 7 Nights. – icelolly

Gozdem Apartments, Turunc, Dalaman Area. The family-run Gozdem apartments are in a fantastic location close to both the beach and Turunc resort centre. There’s a choice of two pool areas perfect for relaxing and enjoying the sun, each of which have a snack bar. On an evening, you can take a stroll into the peaceful centre of Turunc with a lovely selection of eateries and bars to try. Apartments are simple and comfortable, making this a perfect choice for both couples and families looking for a laid-back holiday. July prices from £341.00 per person for 7 Nights. – Jet2holidays.



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Lara Family Club, Lara Beach, Antalya. The 4-star Lara Family Club is situated along Turkey’s famous Lara Beach. It’s a great getaway for the whole family thanks to its wide range of facilities. Enjoy the private beach area, the onsite waterpark and a Kids’ Club for guaranteed fun in the sun! Rooms are stylishly decorated and include air conditioning, a flat-screen TV and a balcony. Lara Family Club has plenty going on to keep everyone entertained. Start your holiday off with two outdoor pools which includes one especially for the little ones and an aqua park. So, when they’re not splashing around, you’ll be sure to catch them whizzing down slippery slides instead. The children will also have their very own Kids’ Club, specifically for 4-12 year olds. They can enjoy sports and other fun activities. There is also a playground including slides and swings for them to enjoy too. July Prices from £687.00 per person for 7 Nights. – loveholidays.

Diamond of Bodrum, Bodrum, Aegean Coast. The Diamond of Bodrum, a fantastic sea-front hotel located on Turkey’s much-loved Aegean Coast, is a short 200 metres from a narrow but clean, attractive and gently sloping sand and shingle beach. The open windows of the hotel’s restaurant look out over this beach to the yachts that ply the coastal waters beyond. Befitting a five-star hotel, the Diamond of Bodrum offers facilities and service of the highest quality, with a palatial reception setting the tone. You can shop and get your hair done without leaving the hotel, and while the beach is just across the road, the hotel is equipped with pools, including a children’s pool plus a kid’s club to keep the little ones distracted. A traditional Turkish bath is part of the spa, and you’ll also find a sauna, steam room, and north African-style hammam. If you’re looking to be more active then let rip in the gym or check out the water sports available on the beach. September prices from £439.00 per person for 7 Nights. – loveholidays

Piril Hotel, Cesme, Turkey – Izmir. 500m from the marina, down the cobbled streets of Cesme, the Piril Hotel lies in a convenient setting between the beach, marina and town. Enjoy the lively town centre of Cesme, the main square ringed by restaurants and shops, and the bustling local bazaar. While Cesme itself boasts stretches of fine, sandy beach, the Piril Hotel also offers guests seasonal access to its private beach, Dilaila Beach, accessible using the hotel's complimentary transportation services. August Prices from £849.00 per person for 7 Nights. – Mercury Holidays

Garcia Resort and Spa, Olu Deniz, Dalaman. The Garcia Resort and Spa is located on the hillside with breath-taking views overlooking Oludeniz, and it is popular with families and couples. The resort offers two outdoor pools, a children’s pool, an indoor pool and spa facilities, as well as a handy free shuttle service to the beach in high season. The rooms at the Garcia Resort and Spa are tastefully-decorated with modern furniture. Each room includes a minibar, a 32" full HD TV with satellite channels, direct-dial telephone, FREE Wi-Fi, air conditioning, heating, digital safe, tea and coffee making facilities and a hairdryer. Some rooms have a balcony or terrace. The main restaurant offers international cuisine in open-buffet style. Alternatively, guests may enjoy seafood or Turkish cuisine at the à la carte restaurants. The English Pub offers drinks for 24 hours. August Price from £879.00 per person for 7 Nights. – On the Beach.

Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Istanbul Tuzla. A great short break holiday City Break package. Found in the eastern Istanbul suburbs, the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Istanbul Tuzla is just a few minutes’ drive from the Sabiha Gokcen International Airport. Ideal for a midweek break or weekend getaway. Choose from Mediterranean cuisine in the Casa Grill and authentic Turkish flavours in Turca, grab a drink in the elegant Blu Breeze Bar and Lounge or by one of the pools and unwind in the zen garden, Elysia Spa or the gym. With a pillow menu, mini bar and free high-speed wi-fi, your room is the ideal place to relax. September 3 Night Breaks (based on a Weekend getaway) from £208.00 per person.

Pasabey Hotel, Marmaris/Mugla, Dalaman. For those guests looking for a great holiday, the Pasabey Hotel offers 4-star accommodation, ensuring all guests are catered for. This elegant hotel is perfect for those looking for a laid back holiday with all that they need outside of the complex. At the hotel, guests can enjoy the outdoor pools and a sun terrace where they can soak up the sun. The in-house restaurant and bar offer a selection of meals and drinks while the traditional rooms are comfortable and offer great views. The beach is a short walk away and there are many attractions within close proximity. The hotel is perfectly located for those who like a quiet break but like to be within touching distance of the resort and all that it has to offer. The golden beaches are just 500m away enabling guests to sample water sports or a day simply soaking up the sunshine. The dancing fountains, markets and shopping centres are all located nearby and that is why the hotel is perfectly located for couples and families looking for the perfect holiday. The hotel is 90km from Dalaman Airport. All rooms are ideal for up to 2 or 4 people and all provide guests with a comfortable stay and all the facilities they need to make their stay as simple as possible. All rooms come with air conditioning, private bathroom with bath and shower, hairdryer, minibar, safe, satellite TV and a private balcony. August Prices from £602.00 per person for 7 Nights. – Teletext Holidays



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As always we hope we have sparked an interest enough for you to explore further. Go to our Partner Page to find links to the above operators which in turn will provide details of the selected Short Breaks and Holidays along with many other similar getaways. Go to our Homepage for the latest Mini Break deals and offers on all types of cheap holidays. Whether it’s Weekend Getaways or Midweek Breaks you’re looking for, we are sure you’ll find something that suits.