December 4, 2012
- Find the best places to live it up in the lap of luxury
- Focus on the family on your trip to Turkey
- Blow the budget on an all-inclusive break
holidays to Turkey
set to be top of many people's wish lists for that all-important annual break next year, the next decision holidaymakers need to make is what part of this beautiful country they most want to visit. You might be looking to splurge for your annual holiday next year, or maybe you're tempted by the all-inclusive option. Perhaps the biggest deal-breaker is trying to find somewhere the whole family can enjoy.
To help clarify your thinking we consulted our partners at the Turkish Culture and Tourism Office to find out where they would choose if they were faced with the same dilemma. Below are our top three recommendations to help you make the most of your
Unleash your urge to splurge
For city lovers the cultural capital
boasts stunning Bosphorus views and fine dining. Popular tourist areas of the Aegean and Mediterranean such as Antalya, Cesme and
offer discerning travellers the chance to book spacious but affordable five-star suites with an incredible range of options, including infinity pools, spas and even butler services. For something a little more unusual, luxury establishments can also be found in converted cave dwellings in Cappadocia and renovated caravanserais in the east of the country.
With an unspoilt coastline of 8000km of spectacular beauty, 352 Blue Flag Beaches and 19 Blue Flag Marinas for 2012 as well as being the second highest producer of luxury yachts in the world,
ranks among the top sailing and cruising spots globally. Sailing enthusiasts enjoy a tradition of regular international boat races and festivals throughout the year. Holidaymakers can discover the serene 'Blue Cruise' on a traditional wooden boat and explore the breathtaking coastline, accessible only by water. Enchanting anchoring points offer snorkelling, swimming and diving, as well as the opportunity to explore secret bays.
Focus on the family