For those looking for a paradise getaway, look no further than Belek in the Turkish region of Antalya.
This beautiful town, dating back to the 4th century BC, offers everything anyone could possibly need to forget about the stresses of modern life back at home.
Accommodation in Belek
As a luxury summer destination, great for couples and families, Belek is home to many 4- and 5-star hotels. Our top picks are:
Limak Arcadia Sports Resorts Hotel, which is perfectly located on the beach giving guests a wonderful view of the Mediterranean Sea.
You can eat at multiple restaurants on the property, enjoy drinks and music in the Odeon Bar, and relax in the spa and sauna.
If that isn´t enough, you can swim in any of the 5 swimming pools and boost your adrenaline on the waterslides.
Limak Atlantis has it all! It is a modern and rustic, newly refurbished hotel, with fantastic facilities such as restaurants with Turkish and International cuisines, swimming pools, suites with Jacuzzi’s, plus a sandy beach.
Your holiday here will be an unforgettable experience.
Belek´s Top Picks
Belek is famous for many things; however, the first comes to mind: its sandy beaches and golf courses.
Whichever activity takes your fancy, you´ll be spending plenty of time outdoors; therefore, be sure to wear sunscreen. The weather in Belek is fantastic for outdoor activities from June to late September, giving you lots of time to plan the perfect holiday.
The closest beach to Belek is Belek Halk Plajı, a public beach park with restaurants nearby. For more information about the beaches in the area, check out Best Beaches in Antalya.
For a day on the green, visit any of Belek’s golf courses as they are all immaculate and offer a range of fantastic holes, suitable for every level of golf enthusiast. Here is a quick look at 3 popular courses:
- Titanic Golf Club offers 27 holes to choose from. Views include the surrounding beaches, forests, and mountains.
- Montgomerie Maxx Royal is designed by the legendary golfer Colin Montgomerie and is played to a par 72.
- PGA Sultan Course is for hard-core golf fans as it will test your golfing skills throughout the 18 holes. It was designed by pro-golfer David Jones.
Family Activities in Belek
If the heat becomes too much and you fancy a day indoors, visit the Antalya Aquarium; it has the world’s biggest tunnel aquarium!
It is more than an aquarium where you wander around admiring tropical fish and learn about local sea life.
Here you can also discover reptiles in the WildPark, watch educational and entertaining documentaries in the Oceanride XD Cinema and learn about animals that live in cold climates in the Ice Museum.
It is sure to be a great day out, whether you have kids or not.
Religious families or those interested in the spiritual world may enjoy a visit to the Garden of Tolerance, which is home to a church, synagogue, and mosque. This beautiful garden celebrates love, acceptance, and friendship.
For history buffs, either take a natural and historical sites tour or hire a car and visit some of the area’s oldest and most interesting sites, like Duden Waterfall, Kaleici old castle, Hadrians Gate and Hidirlik Tower.
Complete your holiday to Belek with a day of adventure and adrenaline at the Antalya Aquapark.
It is perfect for big and little kids, as it has a massive collection of slides, a wave pool, and a lazy river. They also have single-person floats as well as family rafts.
Be sure to pack plenty of swimwear for your days at the beach and water park.
To discover more about the region of Antalya, read Top 8 places to visit in Antalya. It will be a fun read and really get you excited for your trip to Belek.