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Great value for money: Turkey Holidays

A trip to Turkey is great value for money and it’s only about a four hour flight from the UK. The country is beautiful and clean and Turkish hospitality is very welcoming.

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  • Date:13 Oct 2014
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Sunny, affordable and accessible

Turkey is a great place to book beach holidays because it combines affordability and sunshine – at just a few hours’ flying time from London. Resorts in Antalya, Bodrum, Dalaman and Izmir are especially popular for their natural beauty, wealth of water sports and historical sites.

Why not tour the western coast of Turkey, which is packed with beach and village resorts that provide perfect settings in which to unwind? Whether you’re keen to visit ancient tombs, hike in the spectacular Taurus Mountains or tan on the beaches, Turkish holidays are worth every penny. Fill in your holiday dates to visit this fascinating country that links Asia and Europe, where the legendary walls of Troy still stand.

Best places to book your holiday to Turkey

Adventure in Antalya
Located in the foothills of the Taurus Mountains, Antalya is Turkey’s busiest holiday destination. Soak up the sun on Lara Beach where there are plenty of umbrellas, sun loungers, beach bars and nearby restaurants from which to carry on the party. Antalya is also a great place to enjoy activity holidays that include golf, river rafting, deep sea diving, history tours, shopping, horse riding, jeep safaris and more.

Clubbing in Marmaris
Also in the southwest, Marmaris is one of the most exciting resort cities in terms of its nightlife. Many of the early evening pubs are located in Long Beach while on Bar Street partygoers can find a wide range of clubs that remain open through the night. Not just a place for parties, however, Marmaris has a long coastline met by pine-covered hills, and its major marinas make it a centre for diving, sailing and boating – particularly in winter.

Romantic Bodrum
Bodrum is a port city that lies in the heart of this western coastal region, which is also known as the Turquoise Coast, and home to holiday staples like Alanya, Kemer, Muğla, Marmaris and Fethiye. The combination of sunny climate, warm seas and endless shorelines means that Bodrum resorts can provide water sports like sailing, scuba diving, sea kayaking as well as mountain sports including biking, abseiling and even hot air ballooning!For a holiday packed with history, delicious cuisine and activities that range from abseiling to jet skiing, Turkey can’t be beaten. Enjoy a week of clubbing or relax on the Turkish Riviera; fill in your dates to find cheap holidays around Turkey today.

Regions of Turkey

Izmir, in the north, is home to the beautiful Cesme peninsula, which has numerous fine, sandy beaches. Kusadasi is the most popular resort in Izmir.

Bodrum has a great blend of lively beach resorts and places of historical interest.

Dalaman resorts tend to offer exciting water sports including scuba diving, parasailing, jet skiing and the ever-popular banana boat rides.

The biggest holiday region on the coast, Antalya has it all, boasting opportunities for shopping, hiking, golf, diving and history all rolled into one.

Facts about Turkey

  • Turkey has more than 350 Blue Flag beaches;Antalya is home to 187 of them
  • Mark Antony is said to have given part of the Turkish Riviera as a wedding gift to Cleopatra
  • The Tomb of Mausolus near Bodrum and the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus(Selcuk) are two of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World
  • Pammukkale, or "cotton castle",near Marmaris is home to popular hot springs used for healing since Roman times
  • The real and legendary city of Troy is located in northwest Anatolia

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