If you enjoy the finer things in life, a Belek holiday is sure to tick all the right boxes. You’ll find this glamorous resort on the sun-soaked Turkish Riviera, complete with one of the region’s most spectacular beaches, pristine championship golf courses and superb scenery at every turn. There’s plenty to explore nearby, too; the resort is just a stone’s throw from some of Antalya’s most famous historic sites, including the Roman city of Perga.
Things to do
It’s time to hit the fairways of one of the area’s impressive golf clubs; there are multiple 18-hole golf courses across the region, set amid scenic green hills and picturesque forests. When you’re done, head for a Turkish hammam to unwind, or sit back and relax on the coast. The long stretch of golden sand is ideal for a spot of sunbathing, while a swim in the tranquil water is sure to cool you down. Culture lovers; why not plan a day or two of sightseeing during your Belek holidays? Head for the fascinating Roman ruins of Antalya, including the holy city of Perga and the vast Aspendos amphitheatre. If you’re away with the family, the little ones will love the exciting water slides at Troy Aqua water park.
Belek’s extravagant setting can still be seen from the sandy shores of the coast. The long stretch of golden sand shelves gently into the warm waters of the glorious Mediterranean Sea, which means children can paddle safely. Recline on sun loungers under parasols, hire a jet ski and glide across the sea or choose from the selection of water sports available.
History and culture
Belek has unique ancient surroundings and is located near some of Turkey’s most famous archaeological discoveries. If you truly want to get an insight into the heritage of the island then a visit to the Gloria Golf All Inclusive hotel, it has freshly cooked cuisine and outside seating, which is perfect for soaking up the warm summer sun. In the evening the atmosphere is livelier with music played by a live band.
Mambo Lounge is located in the middle of town, and has a friendly atmosphere for relaxed dining. Choose from a menu of world foods and a delicious selection of cocktails and drinks. As well as the impeccable service, you can also catch up with people back home by using their free Wi-Fi.