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Turkey Holidays


From majestic palaces and exquisite cuisine, to stunning beaches and crystal clear waters, Turkey offers something for everyone.

Explore the eclectic metropolis of Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city which is home to the famous Topkapi Palace and the iconic Hagia Sophia. Unearth a fascinating mix of ancient and modern in a city that has stood strong through centuries of time. Discover mouth-watering cuisine and delight in the bustling atmosphere of Istanbul’s enchanting streets. Find some of the most stunning beach resorts in the world, with acclaimed service and sumptuous dining, Bodrum and its surrounding peninsula offers an assortment of exclusive hotels along the rugged South coast.

This diverse country boasts ancient cities for the urban explorer and sublime beaches for those seeking ultimate relaxation. With this beautiful blend of historic cities, spectacular coastlines and exceptional cuisine, Turkey is a truly mesmerising mix of the east and west.

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OUR HOLIDAYS TO TURKEY

Classic Istanbul City Break
City Break
4 days / 3 nights

This eclectic metropolis is where East meets West connected by the magnificent Bosphorus, Istanbul’s stunning waterway. As Turkey’s largest city it is home to bustling markets, impressive architecture and a melting pot of different cuisine. Discover an infectious love of life and a culture brimming with vibrancy on a trip to this splendid city.
Istanbul & Bodrum
Multi Centre Holiday
11 days / 10 nights

Get under the skin of Turkey’s largest city, home to bustling markets, impressive architecture and a melting pot of different cuisines. Discover an infectious love of life and a culture brimming with vibrancy before the beaches of Bodrum await.
Turkey's History, Culture & Coastline
Multi Centre Holiday
14 days / 13 nights

Visit the eclectic, vibrant metropolis that is Istanbul. Discover its layers of history, majestic architecture and lively markets. Explore the ethereal landscapes and historic rock dwellings and churches of Cappadocia, before ending your trip in style with a relaxing beach stay in picturesque Bodrum.
Istanbul & Cappadocia Discovered
Multi Centre Holiday
6 days / 5 nights

Istanbul is a vibrant metropolis of magnificent architecture, bustling markets and mouth-watering cuisine. Combine this lively city with the breathtaking landscapes and hidden rock-cut dwellings of Cappadocia for a once in a lifetime trip.
Treasures of Turkey
Guided Small Group Adventure Tour
15 days / 14 nights

From cosmopolitan Istanbul to the Roman remains of Ephesus, discover a country of contrasts. You’ll cover a lot of ground, however there’s plenty of time to stroll, shop and relax with a pot of apple tea.
Highlights of Turkey
Guided Group Journey
10 days / 9 nights

Step back to a time when sultans ruled as you travel along the age-old trading routes that linked east and west. Haggle in the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul, admire the fairy-tale landscapes of Cappadocia and walk in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks in Ephesus.

WHERE TO GO IN TURKEY

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Istanbul
Istanbul, Turkey's largest city is where East meets West connected by the magnificent Bospours, Istanbul's stunning waterway. Home to bustling markets, impressive architecture and a melting pot of different cuisines, what's not to like? Discover an infectious love of life, culture brimming with vibrancy and delicious cuisine at every turn.
Bodrum
Renowned for it's fantastic resorts and stunning sand beaches, Bodrum offers the perfect beach escape for families, couples and friends alike. Sunny days can be enjoyed by the beach or relaxing by the pool and for those feeling more active, Bodrum Town is home to a crowning castle, glittering marina and flower-filled cafes set among the white-plastered back streets. It's also the ideal place to enjoy traditional Turkish cuisine after a spot of souvenir shopping.
Cappadocia
Known for it's distinctive fairy chimneys, and boasting enchanting hidden cave dwellings Cappadocia in the heart of Turkey is a topographical wonderland. This psychedelic landscape can best be enjoyed from a hot air balloon to marvel at the panoramic views of this incredible region. With UNESCO World Heritage Sites, historic churches and enthralling monasteries carved into the soft rocks all around, this ancient world is truly unique.
Antalya Region
The Antalya region is often referred to as the Turkish Riviera because of its glamorous marinas, luxurious hotels, pristine white-sand beaches and rich green interior of olive groves and avocado plantations. Resorts such as Kemer, Side, Belek and Lara Beach offer lovely coastlines, whereas Antalya town itself showcases the areas traditional side with backstreet bazaars and historic Ottoman architecture.
Dalaman Region
Situated on Turkey’s south west coast, the Dalaman region, is often referred to as the Turquoise Coast, home to golden shores and pretty secluded coves. Explore the natural beauty of the famous Blue Lagoon in Ölüdeniz, enjoy authentic Turkish cuisine in Kalkan or settle in Marmaris, a popular spot because of its clear waters, mountainous backdrop and colourful bazaar.
Izmir & Kusadasi
Up on the Aegean coast sits Izmir, Turkey’s third largest city with a sweeping harbour, colourful architecture and an iconic clock tower. Nearby curving the west coast are the charming towns of Cesme and Alacati home to sandy beaches and perfect windsurfing conditions. Further south lies the larger beach resort of Kusadasi, popular with families thanks to white sands, shallow waters and an ancient Grand Bazaar.

OUR RECOMMENDED HOTELS IN TURKEY

Six Senses Kaplankaya
5 star

Bodrum

This beautifully designed hotel is surrounded by serene, verdant hills, overlooking the Aegean Sea. The spa and wellness programme offer guests an amazing array of facilities and treatments, and each of the fantastic restaurants presents a unique, modern twist on traditional Turkish flavours.
D Resort Gocek
4 plus star

Gocek

A hidden gem in the Mediterranean, Gocek village boasts an array of bars and restaurants with distinct Turkish charm. Located in the heart of the village is D Resort Gocek, an elegant, boutique hotel comprising of eight stylishly appointed, design-led buildings opening out onto picturesque outdoor pools. Nestled between the forest-clad mountains and peaceful coves, this is a simply stunning destination to take a break and relax. Guests can stroll to the sandy beach or enjoy the spa and gym facilities which are both spacious and modern. There is a wide choice of restaurants, Q Lounge on the perched in the tree-tops overlooking the sandy shores, offers contemporary Japanese cuisine which can be sampled whilst admiring the passing yachts from the marina. For a more relaxed atmosphere, head to the water’s edge and delight in fresh seafood on the pier at the Breeze Restaurant.
Xanadu Island
4 star

Bodrum

Located on a stunning private peninsula, this stylish, all inclusive hotel offers a wide array of family friendly activities and an infinity pool overlooking the ocean. The private beach and two decks have plenty of space to sunbathe and active guests can enjoy a game of tennis or a choice of watersports.
Argos in Cappadocia
4 plus star

Cappadocia

Once a former monastery, the unique Argos in Cappadocia comprises of a beautiful collection of caves and old stone houses carved into the picturesque hillside of Uchisar. Surrounded by the soaring boulders and historic rock dwellings, this stunning setting is like no other. Each of the stylish rooms and suites are different in design and all feature exposed stone walls with intricate, boutique touches. Overlooking Pigeon Valley and Mount Erciyes, SEKI Restaurant offers a breathtaking location for dining on delicious, classic Turkish cuisine with a contemporary twist at SEKI Restaurant. With a rustic, chic bar, a number of wonderful sun-soaked terraces and a magical underground wine cellar, find the perfect spot to relax at this truly spectacular hotel.
Shangri-La Bosphorus
5 star

Istanbul

Ideally located in Besiktas, on the banks of the Bosphorus Strait; this stylish hotel has breathtaking views and exceptional service. Be dazzled by the Strait’s deep blue waters as you dine in the elegant restaurant.
Park Hyatt Istanbul
4 plus star

Istanbul

Well located in Nisantasi District, neighbouring up-market boutiques, trendy bars and stylish restaurants; the traditional façade of this historic property makes way for chic, Art Deco interiors. The striking open-air pool offers an inviting space to relax or guests can escape into an oasis of peace at the extraordinary Turkish Spa.

THINGS TO DO IN TURKEY

Istanbul Conquered
Approx 9 hours
  • The Blue Mosque
  • Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar
  • Lunch at a local café

  • Istanbul Night Tasting Trail
    Approx 3.5 hours
  • Taste delicious Turkish snacks
  • Join locals at a traditional tavern
  • Explore Takism Square

  • Bosphoros Cruise & Dolmabahce
    Approx 7 hours
  • Enjoy incredible views of the city's many highlights
  • Vist the colourful and aromatic spice market

  • When is the best time to visit Turkey?

    Turkey Climate Guide
    Turkey - Bodrum

    JAN

    15
    5h  7cm

    FEB

    15
    6h  7cm

    MAR

    17
    6h  6cm

    APR

    21
    7h  3cm

    MAY

    26
    9h  1cm

    JUN

    30
    10h  1cm

    JUL

    34
    10h  1cm

    AUG

    33
    10h  1cm

    SEP

    31
    8h  1cm

    OCT

    25
    7h  3cm

    NOV

    19
    6h  8cm

    DEC

    16
    4h  11cm
    Turkey - Istanbul

    JAN

    8
    3h  10cm

    FEB

    8
    4h  7cm

    MAR

    11
    5h  5cm

    APR

    16
    6h  6cm

    MAY

    20
    9h  4cm

    JUN

    26
    11h  3cm

    JUL

    28
    12h  3cm

    AUG

    28
    11h  2cm

    SEP

    25
    8h  5cm

    OCT

    19
    6h  6cm

    NOV

    14
    4h  10cm

    DEC

    10
    3h  10cm

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