A Quick Guide to Turkey: Three Top Resorts to Visit

Turkey is a massive country; its shores are awash with perfect tourist resorts while inland is the beating of a more traditional heart. As far as holidaymakers are concerned, it’s the coast that you need to be considering, with a whole host of fantastic options to choose from.

Whether it’s ancient ruins that you’re off in search of, or the more contemporary amenities, last minute holidays (http://www.directholidays.co.uk/destinations/turkey) are full of inspiring options so that you can enjoy your Turkish break to the max. Here are three awesome resorts to consider.


A real jewel in the Turkish crown, Antalya provides a perfect fusion of beach break and cultural delight. Popular resorts include Side, Belek and Lara Beach and, as the hotels within these resorts become more and more rejuvenated and expanded, you will always get the very best of what’s on offer.

Ideal for sports fanatics, Antalya also offers an abundance of golf courses, watersports opportunities and walking routes that will bring you a little closer to the breathtaking nature that surrounds the area.


While Bodrum itself is a cosmopolitan wonderland, there are other resorts nearby that provide a more relaxing and laid-back air. Its glitzy marina and beautiful harbour appeal to many of its visitors, while the nightlife is sure to impress anyone who fancies dancing the night away.


Underwater photograph taken in Fethiye

Photographed by Aziz SALTIK on Flickr

A hugely popular area, the Dalaman region is awash with fabulous resorts that appeal to the masses. From the bustling streets of Marmaris to the infamous blue lagoon of Olu Deniz, Dalaman’s turquoise coast certainly lives up to its name.

Take yourself away from the beach for a while to enjoy the historic town of Fethiye or the iconic site of Ephesus – a top attraction in Turkey that deserves to be visited.

Take advantage of an advance 2014 deal and escape to the Turkish coast next year for a chance to unwind and relax to the max.