May 12, 2023
By Anna Hardy
When it comes to all-inclusive resorts, Turkey ticks all the boxes. Its Turquoise Coast dazzles with beautiful resorts scattered along the shoreline, with options to suit every type of holidaymaker, both in style and budget.
From family-friendly favourites to laidback adults-only escapes, find your perfect spot to stay with our round up of Turkey’s best all-inclusive resorts.
Tucked between rolling hillsides and verdant pines on its own private bay, Liberty Lykia Adults Only is a boast-worthy base for couples looking to get away from it all.
The five-star all-inclusive resort is a beauty, with multiple pools, deluxe rooms and sublime spa and wellness centre. Spend your days sipping cocktails on the private beach and relaxing with a seafront massage on the open-air pavilion.
Whether you’re after a light bite for lunch or a seafood feast for dinner, the hotel’s eleven eateries are sure to satisfy any cravings, while the range of activities on offer provides something for every type of mood – be it yoga or banana boating.
If you can prise yourself away from the hotel’s stunning complex, the dreamy azure waters of Olu Deniz’s Blue Lagoon are a must visit - only eleven minutes away by car.
Travelling on a budget? Side Resort Hotel has a range of simply designed, comfy rooms that will keep both you and your wallet happy. You’ll find the four-star all-inclusive resort in the heart of Side – a bustling port city with two long, sandy beaches.
Centred around two stylish pools, the resort caters to all ages – adults can kick back and soak up the glorious sunshine on the terrace before cooling off in the whirlpool, while little ones will love the children’s pool, complete with waterslides. There’s activities aplenty too, ranging from an action-packed kids club to sports such as volleyball and boules.
For your meals, take your pick from the resort’s two delicious restaurants, La Sera Italian Restaurant and Telia Restaurant and Grill, or for refreshing beverages, Connect Bar will keep you topped up day and night.
If you’re seeking a fly-and-flop holiday, you’ll find rest and relaxation aplenty at four-star Club Med Bodrum Palmiye. With its secluded cove location, beneath rich green pines and pristine grounds that lead down to a fine sandy beach, serene stays come standard here.
The peaceful atmosphere is echoed in the bungalow-style accommodation and two onsite restaurants. Choose between bright and airy rooms or suites to rest your head, and replenish your energy sampling traditional Turkish specialties from the al fresco La Terrasse restaurant.
For tranquillity that goes beyond your sun-lounger, fill your days with sun-kissed strolls along the coastal promenade, hikes into the scenic surrounding hills or glide through the water on a catamaran.
Immaculate private villas, a lagoon-style pool and prestigious dining – all just a stone's throw from a Blue Flag beach? Find it all at the Lara Barut Collection in Antalya.
This five-star all-inclusive resort delivers luxury from top to toe and is an unbeatable base if you’re happy to splash the cash on your all-inclusive getaway.
All your holiday needs are taken care of here so just kick back on the manicured lawns, tuck into a gourmet Winemaker's Dinner and sleep soundly come nightfall in the comfort of your BAYOU Villa. For the ultimately indulgent stay, unwind at the spectacular spa with an invigorating skin care treatment.
Got the kids in tow? Waterslide fun awaits at the new onsite aquapark or there’s all sorts of amusements for little guests and teenages alike at the Kids and LOL clubs.
Frequently named as one of the best family hotels in Turkey, Papillon Belvil Hotel tops the charts for family-friendly all-inclusive breaks.
Whether you’re all about family fun in the sun on the 250m-long (820ft) beach, generous superior family rooms, or the endless entertainment on offer at the Papy Kids Club, this four-star resort knows how to keep all its guests happy. Even the Reborn Spa can be enjoyed together with its Kids Spa offering.
Hotel highlights for little ones include six waterslides, a cinema and sports academy, while adults can enjoy a game of tennis at the Papillion Fit Club or its signature ‘Butterfly Effect’ cocktails at Mirage Bar.
If you fancy a day out, hit the cafes and shops in Belek town or seek out family thrills at The Land of Legends theme park.
All-inclusive resorts and beaches are a match made in heaven, and Parkim Ayaz Hotel’s incredible location right on the shores of one of Bodrum’s most beautiful bays is enough to entice any beach bum.
The four-star resort sits on the stunning sweep of Gumbet Beach. Its prime beach spot is great for sunbathing, but you’re also in the heart of the fun, with restaurants and bars galore spilling from the waterfront strip. Watersports are also on the cards – try your hand at windsurfing, parasailing or jet skiing.
The hotel itself boasts a whopping 237 rooms. Whether you opt for a family room or a deluxe, you can expect sophisticated style and modern decor, all with private balconies. Three pools, seven restaurants, plus a spa and fitness centre, make up the vast complex – a paradise for any all-inclusive fan.
If you’re heading to Turkey for its popping nightlife, Marmaris knows how to get the party started. The popular resort town is basically built for fun-filled nights out, with open-air clubs, lively bars and music venues galore.
Base yourself at The Beachfront Hotel for an all-inclusive getaway in the heart of the action. The three-star, adults-only resort is situated, as its name suggests, on Marmaris’ main beachfront and is within easy walking distance to all the city centre hotspots.
The hotel is minimal and fresh in design, creating a less-is-more feel. With a restaurant and lounge bar, well-equipped gym, and a hammam spa, there’s plenty to fill your days when you’re not out on the town. Lazy afternoons spent leisurely by the pool are the perfect way for any night owl to rest and recharge.
Whatever an all-inclusive holiday means to you – whether it's all about the location, the food, the pool, or the entertainment – you can enjoy the lot at Julian Club Hotel.
Set back from Marmaris’ coast, but still an easy 20-minute walk (or a 5-minute bus) to the beach, this four-star all-inclusive resort strikes the perfect balance between leisure and pleasure for all ages.
For fly-and-floppers, there are four gorgeous pools while foodies are certain to leave full, whether you’ve made the most of the open buffet at Loryma Restaurant or treated yourself to a sweet something at the Lobby Bar and Patisserie. There’s non-stop activities to keep little ones happy and a Chill Out Spa Centre for the grown-ups.
Marmaris’ shops and restaurants are on the doorstep, as well as the popular Atlantis Water Park.
Five-star Hillside Beach Club’s ethos is ‘feeling good’ – and the resort goes all out to make it happen. Nestled in a sheltered pine-covered cove on the outskirts of Fethiye, the idyllic holiday hub helps you get away from it all to get back to nature.
The hotel’s luxurious rooms are delicately designed to be in harmony with their natural surroundings, which you can enjoy in sublime sea-view rooms with luxury comforts. The glamorous pool floats above the seafront, you can devour local cuisine at three onsite restaurants or just let your stresses melt away on any one of its three beaches.
Activities here are all about celebrating your outstanding surroundings – think watersports on the aquamarine sea, bike tours around Fethiye’s rugged coastline and restorative yoga classes at the Silent Beach. Keen hikers can head off into the rolling green hillside or, for utter serenity, make your way to the Sanda Nature Spa.
Like the sound of an all-inclusive holiday that is jam-packed with activities? Look no further than TUI BLUE Palm Garden. Whether you’re a fitness fanatic, excursion enthusiast or lover of games, this four-star resort has got it all going on.
The hotel’s impressive 80,000 square metre beachfront complex is a fantastic base to get stuck into archery, bouldering and beach volleyball, or get the whole family involved in a round of minigolf. There’s watersports galore including windsurfing and jet skiing plus, a fun-filled line up of evening entertainment from live band nights to sports tournaments.
When you’re ready to relax, take a dip in the giant splash-shaped pool, hit the beach for a sunbathing session or enjoy a soothing treatment at the BLUE Spa. At the end of the day, you can rest easy in one of the resort’s 363 contemporary and comfortable rooms.
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