Antalya is not only known for its beautiful Mediterranean landscape dotted with the ruins of ancient empires, but also its amazing beach-side luxury resorts where summer is enjoyed in high style. But which one should you book? Check out our list before you make your plans.
Kempinski The Dome
Kempinski Hotel The Dome Belek, Antalya | Courtesy of Kempinski Hotel The Dome
With an area spanning 40,000 square meters, there really is nothing that’s missing at Kempinski The Dome in terms of summer vacation necessities. The 139 deluxe rooms, 18 suites, and 16 Royal Golf villas elegant and simultaneously inspired by Seljuk motifs make the best of the beautiful sea view, and speaking of golf, the hotel’s has one of the best courses in Europe. As for the food, the hotel has three restaurants with different world cuisines and the Dome Café where cocktails can be enjoyed on the terrace during romantic sunsets. If that didn’t suffice, the Sanitas Spa is a 3,600 square meter haven with special treatments including a lovely marble hamam.
Maxx Royal Kemer Resort, Antalya | Courtesy of Maxx Royal Kemer
Built to blend in perfectly with its natural surroundings, Maxx Royal Kemer is a ‘grand boutique’ hotel that is elegant in every detail. The specially designed rooms exude a modern and sleek décor and always face the beautiful sea view (even from the bed) while the hotel kitchen offers the edible works of Filipino, French, Austrian, Russian, Italian, and Japanese chefs. Maxx Royal has three white sand beaches that range from the music pumping Tangerine Beach to the more relaxing Long Beach with its cabanas, and the Middle Bay for families with children. Four pools, a fully equipped gym, four pools, and luxurious spa center are all a part of the excellent deal.
Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort, Antalya | Courtesy of Regnum Carya
With its white sand beach overlooking the deep blue of the Mediterranean, Regnum Carya is an all-inclusive resort that focuses on privacy in its vacation ethos. From the spacious rooms to the villas, exclusive entrance to Antalya’s biggest theme park (The Land of Legends), six a la carte restaurants, private white sand beach, three pools, a watersports pier, and the Greendoor Spa with organic products, guests have plenty of options when it comes to their daily program. As expected of the name, the hotel also has two golf courses including Turkey’s first and only nighttime golf course with 18 floodlit holes.
Gloria Serenity Resort, Antalya | Courtesy of Gloria Serenity Resort
Set among the lush green natural landscape of Antalya, Gloria Serenity Resort is a place for both golf lovers and vacationers who like some serious peace and quiet. Specially designed rooms, golf tournaments accompanied by a view of the Mediterranean, nine restaurants, four bars, a beautiful natural beach with private pavilions, a sea water pool, a spa with Eastern rituals, and a kids club compose Gloria’s exclusive tendencies. For the more active vacationers among us, activities such as pilates, yoga, zumba, dance classes, beach volleyball, or taichi (to name a few) are also available.
Another gargantuan resort where nothing is left to the imagination Rixos Premium Belek’s 405,000 m² area includes 700 rooms and suites (with Mediterranean views), seven restaurant, eight bars, and a spa with expert therapists. In terms of activities, the hotel offers DJ performances, themed parties, water sports, and an aquapark. If you’re a family traveling with kids, Rixos’ Rixy Club offers a pool, disco, playground, and events especially for the little ones.