Turkish Delights

Turkey is a fascinating country straddling both Asia and Europe offering a fantastic mix of east and west. It is a spectacular, vast country and a popular choice for British travellers looking for a wonderful climate and glorious beaches not too far from home.

It is not surprising that Turkey has become a holiday hot spot again this summer as this intriguing country, where archaeological sites merge with the natural beauty of the scenery, is no more spectacular than around the Bodrum area on the Aegean Coast and it is here that our Travel Partner, Travelpack, feature some beautiful 4 & 5* hotels for you to relax and enjoy all this area has to offer.

The Bodrum peninsula has nearly 200km of coastline, more than 30 delightful islands and a plethora of ancient archaeological sites.There are quiet bays, secluded coves, glorious golden sand and pebble beaches with beach resorts ranging from the trendy and bustling to the tranquil and traditional.

Located about 6km from Bodrum you will find Torba a welcome escape from the summer madness of Bodrum town centre.  Off-season it is a sleepy hamlet but transforms in the summer to a more bustling destination and is an interesting destination with a  long history, going back to the Leleg era and you can still see the remains of an old Lelegian tomb on a hill overlooking the village, as well as the ruins of an old monastery to the eastern end of the bay.  Located in a secluded bay with a small pebble beach you will find traditional restaurants serving delicious seafood and authentic mezze.

The 4* Zeytinada Hotel is a five minutes walk from the beach, set on the hillside overlooking Torba Bay in a flowered garden full of olive tress.  It features modern accommodation with good facilities including an extensive spa and two outdoor pools.

Here, Travelpack offers a 7 night package holiday with prices from £499 – contact us for further information and full details.

One of the most beautiful spots on the Bodrum peninsula is Bitez, this charming town is one of Bodrum’s best kept secrets.  Close to top historical sites such as the Tomb of King Mausolus and Saint Peter’s Castle it has stunning views of the Aegean Sea.   Also nearby in Bitez Bay there is a private Blue Flag beach where you can cool off in the azure sea, sip your favourite tipple and taste the delicious cuisine


The 5* Doria Hotel is a six minute walk from the beach and has a luxurious white-washed design with an infinity pool and extensive spa facilities including hammam and massage rooms with a private beach and views over the Aegean Sea.  The restaurant overlooks the pool and serves traditional Turkish and Mediterranean fusion cuisine. It also features a cosy lobby lounge and a poolside Club House offering light meals.

Here, Travelpack, offers a 7 night package holiday with prices from £675 – contact us for further information and full details.

Bodrum itself is one of Turkey’s most popular resorts –  the pretty whitewashed houses are covered in bougainvillea with the whole town dominated by St. Peter’s Castle, overlooking the headland and towering above the streets.   It is an upmarket resort boasting a world class marina where you can relax and watch the world, and luxury yachts, go by












The 5* Marmara Hotel is a fabulous hotel overlooking the harbour with the walk into the main city centre about 20 minutes – but it is on a steep hill so if you like exercise you will enjoy the walk back!  The hotel features a collection of statues created by painter and sculptor Mevlut Akyildiz whilst the  hotel’s transparent toilet doors are designed by French architect Christian Allart!  It offers all the amenities expected of a five star hotel including 2 outdoor pools, poolside bar and a private beach nearby with a beach bar and a full-service spa.

Here, Travelpack, offers a 7 night package holiday with prices from £965 – contact us for further information and full details.

In the north of Bodrum, only 45 km away from Bodrum-Milas Airport, you will find the secluded coastal region of Golturkbuku, a well loved retreat for the rich and elite citizens from the big cities.  It was originally the two secluded bays of Golkoy and Turkbuku which merged together to form the new and heavenly village of Golturkbuku.  Here tourists will find a Turkish way of life totally different from the local villages with the cultured bay of Golkoy having a quiet and homely ambience whilst the bay of Turkbuku caters for the more flamboyant and creative visitors.

The 5* Hilton Bodrum Türkbuku Resort & Spa  offers guests an incredible accommodation experience with the extraordinary beauty of Paradise Bay.  It has 4 different A’la Carte restaurants with extraordinary flavors and the richest menu options and a large number of bars where you can enjoy refreshing drinks and different cocktails.  It has a Water park, with free access, 10 Bars/lounges,  2 Indoor pools,  4 Outdoor pools, Children’s club, Private beach nearby, Beach bar, Direct access to private beach, Children’s pool, and 4 Restaurants plus a full-service Spa and 2 outdoor tennis courts.

Here, Travelpack, offers a 7 night package holiday with prices from £999  – with a Bonus offer of an Ultra All Inclusive Meal Plan – contact us for further information and full details

Finally on the western tip of the Peninsula about 20 kms from Bodrum is Turgutreis, named after the renowned 16th century Ottoman Admiral Turgut Reis Pasha.  It is the second largest town in the region and boasts a marina with fine restaurants, cafes, bars and exclusive boutiques.

The 5* Sianji Wellbeing Resort is located 3km from Turgutreis Town surrounded by the islands of Kos and Kalimnos.  It is built on approximately 100 acres and the gentle slope of the land enables all the rooms of the residences to overlook the garden and the sea. The parts of the residences that do not overlook the garden and the sea were built in a way to have a lake view.

Amongst these beautiful surroundings  Sianji offers a charming combination of pleasure and wellbeing… Offering privileged services in the hotel and residences composed of suites and villas, Sianji sets forth a different reason for everybody 12 months a year whether you are looking for a different wellbeing experience with the local flavour or a unique leisure holiday with different restaurant concepts.  There are  2 Indoor pools, Children’s club, Poolside bar, Health club, Outdoor seasonal pool, Children’s pool, 4 Restaurants, Private beach, Beach bar, 5 Bars/lounges and a Swim-up bar plus a full-service Spa.

Here, Travelpack, offers a 7 night package holiday with prices from £1,355  – with a Bonus offer of an Ultra All Inclusive Meal Plan – contact us for further information and full details


Tailor Made Travel can fulfil your dreams and aspirations so contact us for help in planning your dream holiday and/or for further information on the above Turkey Holidays and much, much more including Special Offers Available from our Travel Partner, Travelpack.

Call 0333 3441786 or visit your local Tailor Made Travel agency – for telephone numbers and addresses of our branches please see our website

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