Great location,superb food, staff, service and entertainment!
The Hillside Beach Club was a great introduction to a first time (for me) in Turkey. I shared this holiday with friends who have all been there many times - I am so glad they persuaded me to join them. Although we were there in early May (and maybe lucky with the weather) I just loved swimming in the clear/clean blue sea. The variety of activities on offer for any age group is outnumbered only by the quality of food on offer at all meal times. We had a top class room with superb wardrobe facilities, huge private terrace with a stunning view of the bay. Shower and toilet arrangements are equally well designed/equipped, with slight reservations about their 'outside' location off the terrace rather than inside off the bedroom. The staff (be it dancer, manager, cleaner, etc.) is the icing on the cake - all a great asset to the atmosphere.
May 29, 2013
Fantastic Holiday for all !
I heard the Hillside Beach Club was great, and it was Fantastic!
So good most people book over and over..the staff are just lovely, can't do enough for you. I have stayed in a lot of places but I have never been anywhere so spotlessly clean. Every one works so hard to make your visit perfect.
The food is excellent!
Would really recommend to anyone, it is a family holiday so there are children in the complex but they have a 'quiet beach' where children are not allowed.
October 11, 2012
amazing holiday at hillside beach club
Everything at Hillside is amazing , the food , the staff, the accommodation,the scenery, The grounds are stunning, the clear blue turquoise waters warm I dont think anywhere could better it .
October 11, 2012
Fantastic holiday @ hillside beach club!!
Had another amazing experience at e hillside beach club, it was our fourth time and it just keeps on getting better, already booked for next year! All staff are great, food is the best we have tasted and the shows should be in the west end!!
October 11, 2012
Been two years running, only price increase stopping a third
A great place for a family holiday because there is always something to do for all the family, as active or inactive as you want to be. Staff are friendly and helpful. Late night music can be a bit noisy, but rooms are fairly well sound proofed and kids too tired by days to be disturbed anyway. Food is great with huge selection. Thomas Cook flights are too cramped and transfers hit and miss, but otherwise it's all good.
August 31, 2012
Very Good - Very Family Orientated - All Inclusive
We stayed at the Hillside Beach Club for the first time (worth mentioning as many are regular returning guests) for one week between the 20th-27th Oct 2011 and were very pleased with every aspect of this extremely well-run, child-friendly all inclusive resort.
As we have no kids we'd never go again on these dates as the place was full of young families - and I do mean full. But it was half-term so that's to be expected and even though the regular high pitched wailing and shrieking that filled the air didn't create the ideal ambiance for an adult couple sans kids it was fine... not least because you can only have great admiration for the staff who do such a wonderful job of entertaining everyone and because there are very lovely adults-only beaches/sun bathing areas to escape to. The 'Animation Team' are also - as previously mentioned in so many other reviews - are exceptional.
We booked to co-incide with my parents now annual fortnight at the HBC and wouldn't hesitate to go again - though not during half term.
One more thing - this was 7th visit to Turkey (three times to the wonderful Kalkan Regency) and I can honestly say the Turkish food at the (all inc) HBC is as good as any I've eaten in any Turkish restuarant or "5 star" Turkish resort hotel. In fact the food generally is fantastic so be prepared to return home several pounds heavier!
November 11, 2011
Our 4th time at Hillside Beach Club. Fabulous location, although some will find it out of the way in it's secluded bay and the steps are a killer if you're not fit or are disabled. Quality of food, entertainment and staff is great. You really feel part of one big family. Guests return year after year, as do the staff. Had some pretty disappointing weather this time (mid October) with heavy rain and storms for 3 days. Bit of a trek from the rooms to the restaurant when it's bucketing down but we all soldiered on. HBC supply lightweight rain gear!
Disappointed that TC did not provide the Priority Transfer service we were expecting (as stated in the brochure). Rep stated that it was not available when we complained but it is clearly shown in the brochure.
November 1, 2011
this is our special place
My family, 3 boys and usually just me Mummy, have been several times now to Hillside.The Grandparents , both 70 yrs, have also been with us on one occasion. Every visit is a little different as things like the shows do change and new attractions pop up but overall the feeling of it being 'our place' still prevail. The boys have great fun being allowed to 'roam free' as it is so safe and they are like magnets to the kids clubs, something which i had not previously experienced. The two older ones , teenagers, are still in contact with friends they met on our first visit.
Accommodation is a change from a regular hotel but so much more interesting and with plenty of luxurious touches. The food is especially wonderful and plentiful and possibly the best we have sampled in Europe.
You may feel a reticence on my part to say too much which is very true......how can I encourage everyone else to flock to Hillside..when if I do there will be no room for us !!!!!!!!!!!!
Its a great place.
October 11, 2011