The Best Hotels to Book in Kusadasi, Turkey

The Charisma De Luxe Hotel offers exceptional views of the Aegean
The Charisma De Luxe Hotel offers exceptional views of the Aegean | Courtesy of Charisma De Luxe Hotel / Expedia
Claire Turrell

From golden beaches to a Roman city and a national park, Kusadasi offers so much more than your average beach resort. Leave your luggage at one of the luxury resorts and visit one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World at the Roman city of Ephesus, go for a stroll through the Dilek National Park – home to pelicans and lynx – or take a cruise from Kusadasi’s yacht-filled harbour to the Greek island of Samos. Stay near the action at one of the best hotels and places to stay in Kusadasi.

1. Ramada Resort by Wyndham Kusadasi and Golf, for outdoor luxury

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King room with wood floors, separate seating area and sliding doors to balcony at Ramada Resort by Wyndham Kusadasi and Golf
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The blond-wood suites with views of the Aegean might be pretty, but as soon as you arrive at this beach resort, you’ll want to step outside. Make a splash in one of the five outdoor pools, catch some rays on the private beach or take a ride in a buggy around the 18-hole golf course. When the sun goes down, visit the outdoor theatre – where you’ll find fire shows, whirling dervishes and DJ parties.

2. Charisma De Luxe Hotel, for infinity pools and endless views

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Charisma De Luxe Hotels outdoor pool with surrounding foliage and view of sea
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If you love a good view, this is the place for you. Not only do the suites overlook the sea, but even the pools take in the incredible surrounds. On the grounds, you’ll find an infinity pool where you can look out to the turquoise water, while the pool found inside the hotel comes with a retractable roof so you can take in those cloud-free Mediterranean skies. There are nine types of rooms to choose from – but the jewel in the crown is the Diamond Suite, which features a separate bedroom, a balcony overlooking the Aegean and a remote-controlled jacuzzi.

3. Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel, for retail therapy

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Sleek bedroom with king-size bed, light brown carpeting and floor-to-ceiling windows with seafront view
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Once you’ve left your bags in your king- or queen-bed suite, take a ride to the eighth floor where you’ll find a restaurant serving Aegean cuisine – and a rooftop pool that overlooks the sea and the mountains. If you fancy some sightseeing, Kusadasi Beach is just across the road – and it’s just a short walk to the Kaleici Mosque and Scala Nuova Shopping Centre. Need an energy boost for a shopping trip? There’s a Starbucks on the hotel grounds.

5. Ramada Hotel and Suites by Wyndham Kusadasi, for memorable poolside sunsets

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Expansive pool area at Ramada Hotel and Suites by Wyndham Kusadasi with hotel buildings on either side
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Three turquoise blue pools take centre stage in this resort in Boyalik Yolu – one of which is called the sunset pool, so you know where to be when the sun goes down. Wander through the landscaped gardens to the beach or while away the hours with a traditional Turkish bath in the spa. The three en-suite room types come with balconies and in-room music.

6. Korumar Deluxe Hotel, for beach bar vibes

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King room with pale wood floors, desk and sliding doors to balcony with sea view
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Not only does the Korumar boast one of the largest swimming pools in the Aegean, but it has a private pebble and sandy beach that you can explore. Feeling active? You can go for a banana boat ride in the sea or join a fitness class. Or, if you would rather just watch the waves while dining on Turkish cuisine, pull up a seat underneath the giant white sunshades at the overwater beach bar. Need to relax some more? Choose the king suite that comes with a private jacuzzi.

7. Neopol Hotel Deluxe, for sea views

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Pool area at Neopol Hotel Deluxe with black loungers and palm trees
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If you want your room to have a guaranteed view of the sea, book into the Neopol Hotel Deluxe, as each room of the 58 rooms has a balcony that looks out over the water. From the hotel, you can also see the mountainous Dilek peninsula. The hotel has a pool or if you want to stretch your legs, take a 15-minute walk to the city centre and the Ladies Beach – or visit the nearby Roman ruins of Ephesus.

8. Paloma Marina Suites, for adults-only fun

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Grassy area and trees in front of Paloma Marina Suites building
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If you want to instantly feel as if you’re in the Mediterranean, book into this whitewashed hideaway that’s nestled next to the Marina. Watch yachts sway in the breeze as you sip a tropical cocktail at the pool bar – or get tempted by Turkish mezze on the terrace of the à la carte Ada restaurant. The spacious suites also capture the marine mood, with crisp navy and white pillows scattered on your plump double beds, sofas or chairs.

9. LaVista Boutique Hotel and Spa, for boutique elegance

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Upscale bedroom with large bed, neutral-tone traditional furnishings and sliding doors to railing with sea view
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Elegant four-poster beds – with padded headboards – and whitewashed wrought-iron balconies can be found at this Provence-inspired hotel that looks over the Aegean. The family suite is the most spacious of the 39 rooms and comes with a lounge area and a balcony that offers a sea, city or garden view. If you need a little boost after too much sightseeing, book into the spa for a Citrus Detox Reviver.

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