Turkey is the ideal country for Going Places, with it’s holiday resorts on the Meditteranean and Agean and Black Seas, with history and culture, sunshine and shopping, cities and sites, stunning scenery, Turkey has it all. Ideal for an On The Beach Holiday, City Break, Family Holidays, Culture Vultures, Singles, Couples and the Young at Heart. Once you have visited Turkey for the First Time, it will be come your First Choice thereafter.
Why choose a Low Cost Holiday to Turkey?
Choice. It is as simple as that. Each Resort offers a different package of trips and tours, stunning scenery, sunshine and and beautiful clean Beaches. With local towns housing the traditional weekly market, the local character and life or just providing the feel of the resort, wherever you choose there will be as much to do as you would like and something to please everyone.
You can make your First Choice for a cheap holiday, a Sunshine holiday On The Beach, in a resort where the accent is on lazing, eating and perhaps the odd drink or Ice Lolly. With a day on a boat, or even an entire week, water sports, paragliding and swimming in different bays. In evenings, chilling by the sea, eating a fine meal, popping into a child friendly bar, shopping or dancing the night away, a Turkish Beach Holiday is hard to beat.
If you want to be Going Places, enjoying the rich History of this beautiful country, any of the holiday resorts on offer will be pleasing to you. There are tours to such wonders as Ephesus, where you can also visit the house of the Virgin Mary, Pamukkale (cotton wool mountain,) Cappadocia with it’s fairy chimneys, many great Mosques and Monasteries. Indeed there are 13 properties inscribed in the Unesco World Heritage List and over 50 on the Unesco Tentative List.
You won’t need to visit a Travel Supermarket to source a wide range of accommodation styles, from Luxury 5* all inclusives in Belek, Antalya with it’s golf courses, spa’s and beach-side hotels, to Secret Escaps and camping in Kabak, above Butterfly Valley in Oludeniz, a converted Palace in Istanbul to a pension in Patara, privately owned villas and apartments or a gulet(traditonal wooden yacht) holiday. Whatever type of holiday you want, we will have the ideal place for your stay.
AREAS AND AIRPORTS
Served by ANTALYA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT are:
ALANYA Why book a Cheap Holiday to Alanya?
Easy Jet to Alanya and you will find a town that was exporting honey and wine to Egypt as early as the 4th Century BC and still offers fine wines in it’s bars and restaurants, the famous Roman general Mark Anthony gifted the town to Queen Cleopatra and a beautiful beach named for her is here, there is a castle, museums, antique cities nearby, mosques, churches and a fortress on the harbour. With a wide choice of bars and restaurants, shops and markets, old and new town and absolutely wonderful sandy beaches, and sparkling warm sea, Alanya is a First Choice holiday destination.
ANTALYA Why book a Low Cost Holiday to Antalya?
A Premier Travel Choice, Antalya is said to be the pearl of the Mediterranean. A City, with all the benefits of a city, shopping malls and markets, minarets, a harbour, modern impressive 5* all inclusive hotels, restored Ottoman houses, restaurants, bars and of course night clubs and a wide choice of tours and excursions. Like most Turkish Cities, Antalya is surrounded by natural beauty being overlooked by the Taurus mountains and also offers such antique wonders as Aspendos, one of the oldest theatres in the World and still hosting concerts and ballet. For a cheap holiday with lots to offer, this resort is hard to beat.
BELEK Why book an All Inclusive Deal in Belek?
Belek is a coastal resort, with hotels sited On The Beach, or very near to, golfing hotels, set on/near the golf courses, super spa facilities, blue sea, sandy beaches, tons of sunshine and a lovely atmosphere. The Kursunlu waterfall is in Belek, with it’s 100’s of species of birds housed in the are. In the town the mosque stands alongside statues and a waterfall leading to extensive shopping in the tree lined boulevards. Ideal for families, singles and couples, the facilities in this area, are hard to beat. Cheap holidays and great fun!
There are some fantastic 5* All Inclusive hotels in Belek. All inclusive hotels in Belek are ~~The River Garden Holiday Village, Primex River Garden Holiday Village, Siam Elegance Hotels & Spa, Aydinbey Famous Resort, Crystal Paraiso Verde Resort & Spa, Sunconnect Paloma Grida, Letoonia Golf Resort, Ic Hotels Santai Family Resort, Spice Hotel & Spa, Atlantis De Lux Hotel, Xanadu Resort,
KALKAN Why a Low Cost Holiday to Kalkan?
On Turkey’s Lycian coast, this stylish resort offers an upmarket Turkish Holiday, set around an attractive harbour with many quality shops, bars and restaurants, a good choice of Cheap Holiday accommodation, from private villas and apartments to rent, great bed and breakfast hotels, to swish boutique hotels. History, culture, natural beauty and character abound. With sparking blue seas and mountain backdrop, winding pathways, historic architecture, this resort is a perfect base to chill, wind down and totally relax. A Low Cost Holiday In a High Class Resort.
KAS Why a Cheap Deal to Kas?
Based on a Mediterranean peninsula this Lycian town has a lot of character with it’s narrow streets, scented with the many Jasmine plants that abound in the area. Popular as a place for diving, there are over 15 diving centres/schools, offering dives around wrecks, to include a WW2 plane, through fish and around turtles. Great for walking, fab for shopping there is a weekly thriving market, Kas is another Chillout resort, with something for everyone. So Jet 2 Kas for a Low Cost Holiday in a Lovely Setting.
KEMER Why a Low Cost Holiday to Kemer?
Go compare this small resort to the larger resorts and see if you can find a nicer, sea side town. With lovely town square with it’s white clock-tower, the famous Kemer and Moonlight Beaches, beautiful scenery, mountain back-drop and a relaxed atmosphere, Kemer is ideal for an On The Beach, Low Cost Holiday. Swimming, diving and maybe a touch of partying, a Cheap Deal here offers a Priceless Experience.
LARA BEACH Why a Cheap Holiday to Lara Beach?
With the nick-name of Turkey’s Las Vegas, you will not be gambling on a Low Cost Holiday to this sophisticated resort. With a strip lined with epic hotels that have been modelled on famous landmarks, such as the Kremlin, clubs and casino’s, fine dining and superb wining, this area is perfect for couples and singles alike. Yet, with it’s 8 kilometres of sandy beach it is great for families too.
SIDE Why a Cheap Deal to Side?
Close to the popular site of Manavgat river and Waterfall, a Cheap Holiday in Side makes for a great Secret Escape. With ancient ruins such as the Temple of Apollo and Athena, there is plenty of culture to be found. Another favourite of Anthony and Cleopatra, this resort is still popular for it’s beautiful beaches and scenery. A lovely mix of the ancient with some modern thrown in Side should be a First Choice Holiday for the Culture Vultures and the Sun Lovers too.
Served by DALAMAN AIRPORT are:
CALIS Why a Cheap Deal to Calis?
A Low Cost Holiday it may be, but a good one. Set near to Fethiye, Calis is a sea-side resort, with a lovely promenade, shingly beaches, bars and restaurants, ideal for a Family Holiday, great for Couples and Singles, this resort has plenty to offer for those wanting to Holiday On the Beach. Very popular for water sports especially wind surfing and famed for it’s spectacular sunsets and it’s cooling Summer Breeze. It is A First Choice Holiday for those wishing to browse a market, sunbathe, take aboat trip or enjoy nature with the beautiful views and the sighting of turtles which nest on part of Calis Beach.
DALYAN Why a Low Cost Holiday to Dalyan?
A short transfer away from the airport, Dalyan is a laid back town. Close to the famous mud baths and Iztuzu beach where the loggerhead turtles lay their eggs, with Lycian tomb set mountains and the Dalyan Delta. The town has a lot of character, restaurants and bars, there is a weekly market and of course the water taxis. The water taxi is great and will take you down to the mudbaths, where you allegedly can knock around 10 years off your age, then up to Iztuzu (turtle beach) which is an absolutely stunning sandy beach with the clear water of the lake to one side and the rolling blue sea to the other. For those who like to be active on holiday and those who just like to chill out, Dalyan is great for those who like to be Going Places and also for those, that prefer to sit and stare.
FETHIYE Why a Cheap Holiday to Fethiye?
A bustling harbour town, with the famous Tuesday market, the cobbled streets of Paspatur, the sea front or view hotels in Karagozler, the shopping, the sight-seeing, a Lycian tomb or two, an ampitheatre, yachts, gulets, little fishing boats,tour boats, a large park with beautiful fountains, a pot pourri of sights and sounds. The fish market is a great place to dine with lot’s of atmosphere, there are beautiful harbour side restaurants, cafes and bars. A great mini bus service to the resorts of OluDeniz, Ovacik, Hisaronu and Calis, plus a water taxi service. Great boat trips, a starting point for Gulet and Yacht holidays. Fethiye offers fun for all the family and is the First Choice for those wishing to explore the Turkish way of life.
GOCEK Why a Low Cost Holiday to Gocek?
This is an upmarket resort, yet offered at a Low Cost Holiday prices. Famed for the yachts that dock in the harbour, this is a laid back town, with harbour front cafes, restaurants and bars, offering fine dining and a great atmosphere. Take a boat trip to the bay of Skopea, which stretchesout from the village and is the perfect place for cruising. It’s twelve Islands offer lovely sheltered coves, Tersane Island features the partially ruins of a Byzantime monastery and an ancient boatyard. For a relaxing break, you will find this charming town hard to beat.
HISARONU Why a Cheap Deal to Hisaronu?
Popular with families, couples, singles and about every age group is this bustling holiday resort. Go Compare the facilities to the larger resorts and you will not find Hisaronu lacking. With a mini bus service that takes you to Kaya Village, OluDeniz and down to Fethiye, with Ovacik being a short walk, this holiday town offers great shopping, good food, welcoming and entertaining barmen, clubs and kebabs. With lots of activities to do, from the daily boat trips from Fethiye and OluDeniz, jeep safaris, trips to Saklikent Gorge, exploring the ghost town of Kaya, this town is one of the most popular Low Cost Holidays you can have. The Monday Market, is busy and haggling is a must, there is a small water park in Hisaronu itself and a new one In Ovacik, so slip sliding your holiday away is a great way to spend a day. Whether you choose an All Inclusive Deal, a BB hotel, a private apartment or one on a managed holiday site, there is accommodation to suit everyone.
ICMELER Why a Low Cost Holiday to Icmeler?
A great On The Beach Holiday, the resort of Icmeler is set on a sweeping bay, which is surrounded by pine forested mountains. With a wide, sweeping sand and shingle beach, water sports, attractive town, with bars and restaurants offering a good variety of food and drinks. The obligatory weekly market is held on a Wednesday, full of colour, life and bargains! Ideal for everyone, a family holiday in this laid back resort is a must. For a change of scene, Marmaris is only a short bus ride away.
MARMARIS Why a Cheap Deal to Marmaris?
For a Buzzy Holiday, Marmaris would be most peoples First Choice in Turkey. Ideal for singles, couples, families and the young at heart, this resort offers it all. Spend the days, sightseeing, lazing On The Beach, eating an IceLolly whilst relaxing around a pool, enjoying the weekly market, the shopping centre and walking around the yachting marina. With lots of restaurants to choose from, fish and chip shops, fast food, haute cuisine and everything in between, with quiet family friendly bars to party party bar street, Marmaris offers it all.
OLU DENIZ Why a Low Cost Holiday to Olu Deniz?
Nestling at the foot of pine tree covered Babadag mountain, lies probably the most photographed beaches in Turkey. At Belcekiz Beach where the paragliders land, the sea is wavy, with a promenade housing chill out bars and restaurants, indeed everything you would need for a holiday On The Beach. The OluDeniz Lagoon, is an area of shallow calm and very clear waters, a national nature reserve, great for swimming, snorkelling, or playing spot the fish.
The Town of Oludeniz has a laid back night life, this wonderful resort offers a fantastic Low Cost Holiday opportunity. Highly recommended are the daily boat trips, which usually have a stop over ButterflyValley, St. Nicholas Island (with the ruins of the monastary where Father Christmas himself was based in his youth), cold water bay, which truly is aptly named. Very good for shopping, you can find traditional ornaments and lamps, belly dancing outfits, fantastic handbags and copy designer sports wear, great for a Diving Holiday, Family Holiday, Beach Holiday, Singles and Couples, this resort is Simply Perfect. Each year in October the World Paragliding Championships are held here and throughout the year the experienced paragliders are to be seen jumping off mount Babadag and of course, as a tourist you may book a tandem jump for the experience of a lifetime.
The beaches at OluDeniz are very popular for those wishing to marry in a beautiful, sunny and well priced environment, many of the private beaches on the lagoon offer this service.
OVACIK Why a Well Priced Holiday in Ovacik?
Nestling under mountains, nicely between Fethiye, Hisaronu and OluDeniz, this breezy resort is ideal for a laid back Low Cost Holiday. With accommodation ranging from 5* all inclusive to private villas and apartments, this area offers a scenic place to base your holiday from. Ovacik hosts bars and restaurants, small supermarkets and shops and is a walk or short bus ride away from the popular Buzzy Resort of Hisaronu, a short journey from the beaches of OluDeniz and the harbour, history and holiday feel of Fethiye, so, from this village, you may sample the Turkish Delights of the nearby towns, yet escape back easily enough to your well priced accommodation.
SARIGERME Why a Low Cost Holiday to Sarigerme?
The beach, the view, the short transfer from the airport, the traditional small town, the fantastic Low Cost Accommodation, the peace and quiet and of course, the friendly locals. A get away from it all resort, Sarigerme is small but perfectly formed. From here, you can go on the traditional day trips, sunbathe, eat your IceLolly On the beach and swim, swim and swim some more. Perfect for everyone, this chilled out resort offers quality hotels at an affordable price.
Served by BODRUM MILAS AIRPORT ARE:
ALTINKUM Why a Low Cost Holiday On The Beach to Altkinkum?
Translated from Turkish, Altinkum means golden sand and the beach here has plenty of it. A beach resort with a lively resort feel, a First Choice Holiday for families, this Holiday Haven, is ideal for those who wish to spend the bulk of their Holiday On The Beach, yet, would also like to shop, explore and experience the history of such sites as the temple of Apollo, the ancient port of Miletus, or take an organised tour to Ephesus. At night this resort comes alive with music, from belly dancers to break dancers, the lively nightlife is popular with all age groups.
BITEZ Why a Cheap Deal to Bitez?
Set on the Bodrum Peninsula, this laid back resort in our opinion is the Premier Travel Destination for a relaxing break in the Sunshine. Barter with the stallholders at the weekly market, visit the 17th Century Mustafa Pasa tower then head to the beach, where you can sunbathe and swim, fish or learn to windsurf. With laid back restaurants and bars, yet with the resorts of Gumbet and Bodrum town being a bus ride away, you can relax as much as you want, then go off and shop or party.
BODRUM Why a Cheap Deal to Bodrum?
An Agean hotspot, is this wonderful historical town. With a castle, said to be built by the Knights of St.John, cosmopolitan shops, restaurants, cafes and bars, a bustling weekly market, the famous Halikarnas disco, the yacht club, the beach, the sun and the blue blue skies, you can have a lovely slow lazy day followed by a fun filled night. History, culture and fun is all on offer in this upmarket town, just Go Compare the activities on offer here, with other resorts and find, that there is something for everyone and for a Low Cost Holiday, this resort would be hard to beat.
GUMBET Why a Low Cost Holiday to Gumbet?
Close to Bodrum is this On The Beach style holiday resort, with golden sandy beaches and turquoise waters, set with a pine forested background, lazing the day away, seems to be the only thing to do, maybe eating an Ice Lolly, or sipping a cool drink, being as much as you would wish to do. However, if you do get the urge to burn up some calories, the water sports on offer include, wind surfing, scuba diving and even fly fishing. The resort comes alive at night and you can eat, drink and dance the nights way. Ideal for families, couples and the young or young at heart, Gumbet offers something for everyone.
TURGUTREIS Why a Low Cost Holiday to Turgutreis?
Known for it’s beautiful sunsets and it’s shopping, especially on Saturday market day, this holiday town offers, super beaches, beautiful blue waters, stunning views, yummy food, a marina with a host of yachts and fishing boats, artist street and handicraft corner as well as designer shops. Restaurants offering a wide range of food styles, bars offering cooling drinks and hotels offering comfort. You can go on a hiking trip, diving, just lie On The Beach or around the pool and be as active or as lazy as you choose.
ISTANBUL Ataturk International Airport.
ISTANBUL Sabiha Gokgen International Airport
ISTANBUL Why A Cheap Deal to Istanbul?
Ideal for a City Break, you will find you have to come back again as there is so much to see and do. A bustling, vibrant City full of culture, atmosphere and history, staying in a converted palace, an old Ottoman hotel or an ultra modern building, you will need to absorb the smells and tastes of this wonderful City. Bridging Europe and Asia, a trip across the Bosphorus is a must, as is a visit to the Sultan Ahmet area where some of the most impressive must do’s are sited. Topkapi Palace, once home to Sultans and with a harem, where you can stroll around and view the eleborate jewellry and costumes. SultanAhmet, The Blue Mosque, with it’s six minarets and cascade of domes. The Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) once the greatest church in Christendom and later a mosque and recently part of the setting for Dan Brown’s Inferno. The Hippodrome, now a park, is great to sit and rest in before visiting the Basilica Cistern which is sited beneath the northern edge of the park, and you may recognise the columns and waterways from the James Bond Movie From Russia with Love or from the climax of Dan Brown’s Inferno. The Grand Bazaar, the Egyptian Spice Bazaar are great fun to browse within and you may get some bargains and certainly enjoy banter with the stallholders and shopkeepers. These markets have been around for hundreds of years and the locals are still doing their shopping in them, for everthing from spices and herbs, jewellry, antiques and of course the great Turkish Carpet.
Take a break in one of the many restaurants or cafes, eat a fish sandwich by the sea, then back to your Low Cost Holiday Hotel, for a rest before discovering Istanbul by Night. Go to Beyoglu with it’s upmarket shopping, Istiklal Caddesi offers the whirling dervish hall (you will need advance booking to see a performance,) quality restaurants and bars and music clubs.
Also a must is a boat trip to Princes Islands, in the sea of Marmara, where you stop at Buyukada which is a pedestrianised Island with horse drawn carriages to take you around, beautiful houses and a monastery perched up high. On the way to the Island the sight of Istanbul’s Blue Mosque, AyaSofya and TopKapi in the distance is a feast for the eyes.
A day would not be enough to see the delights of the Dolmabahce Palace, with a mere 285 rooms, massive formal gardens and a in the region of 500m Bosphorous shore facade. An approximately 4000 kilo bohemian crystal chandelier hangs from the ceiling drawing the eyes onwards and upwards to the beautifully painted ceilings and the furniture, artwork and fabrics are a feast for the eyes. A grand staircase, columns, formal gardens with fountains and sculptures nesting amongst the plants.
Istanbul is the place for a Buzzy Holiday, great for Christmas Shopping, or indeed any shopping, with genuine designer brands, copies, amazing jewelry, spices and herbs, dvd’s, leatherwear, hustle, bustle, history, fun and laughter, for a City Break or Low Cost Holiday, Istanbul is ideal.
IZMIR Adnan Menderes International Airport Serves
KUSADASI Why a Low Cost Holiday to Kusadasi?
For a cheap holiday On The Beach, a Buzzy Holiday with lots of shopping, A Sight Seeing trip with castle, where you can follow the steps of St.John the Evangelist, take a trip to Ephesus to see the resting place of the Virgin Mary, spend days sitting on the harbour and marina and wait to see a cruise liner docking and the local fishing boats going out. With the famous Ladies beach, a wide choice of hotels and apartments, a busy town Centre, this town is ideal for both those who like to sit and chill out and those who wish to be Going Places.