Friday, 30 July 2010 12:00 AM
Turkey holiday deals are becoming ever more popular as the word spreads about this tantalising country with something for everyone. Turkey is the place where the east meets the west and the only place in the world that covers two continents. The two cultures have been blended together perfectly to create a charming place that holidaymakers flock to year after year. The fact that it is just over 4 Â½ hours flight time from many UK airports and avoids the euro zone is just an added bonus.
A glorious sunny climate awaits you here in Turkey with the best time to take your holidays here being from May to September. Peak season in July and August can see temperatures topping the 40 degree mark, perfect for a sizzling summer holiday. Turkey is renowned for its fantastic beaches that are so diverse from the long sandy stretches in Lara Beach, the lively shingle sands of Marmaris and the secluded coves in Olu Deniz. Some of the beaches are tranquil with little more than sun loungers and palms blowing in the breeze whereas others are vibrant with watersports on offer and bars/cafes along the promenade.
Turkey is split up into four main holiday regions Antalya, Bodrum, Dalaman and Izmir all with their own regional airports. Within each of these areas is a fantastic selection of resorts from small and laid back to big and vibrant to suit all holiday tastes, the scale of the resorts and accommodation on offer means that finding good value Turkey holiday deals is so easy. The thing that every resort in Turkey has in common is the fact that they are all suitable for people of all ages from 1 to 101 and wherever you go you will be treat with warm hospitality.
Each resort has its own assortment of daily excursions that are great fun, from jeep safari's, boat trips, cultural excursions and pampering excursions. Water parks can be found in many of the resorts as well as many more delights offering fun in the sun during your. Turkey is a shopaholics dream with weekly markets and large indoor bazaars selling everything from 'designer' clothing and leather goods to fragrant spices and hand crafted rugs. Everything must be haggled for to get the best price and a day spent bartering in the local bazaar with the good natured locals is a fun treat.
Accommodation throughout Turkey has something to suit all styles of holiday maker. Large all inclusive hotels with entertainment programs are particularly popular with families as all food and drink is included in the price meaning that you don't actually have to leave the premises. Self catering apartments are great for young and lively tourists as well as more independent holidaymakers. Here you are given the freedom to eat and drink when and where you want to without being regimented to hotel timescales. For those who like the best of both worlds either bed and breakfast or half board is the perfect option, giving you the chance to eat within the hotel at set times and still being able to sample the local amenities.