Golf holidays in Turkey


Turkey may not immediately strike most of us as a luxury golf destination, but jet out to the southern coastal area of Belek and you will be surprised. In the past three years, this popular area of Turkey has quickly established itself as one of the world’s premier golf destinations. With it’s pre-prepared infrastructure, a new sprinkling of excellent courses have popped up, with a choice of terrain including heathland, dunes, pine forests and groomed lawns. And now these wonderful championship and links courses can be reached more easily, with direct flights from the UK. For year-round sun, fantastic 5 star hotels, many with all-inclusive dining, spas featuring Turkish hammams, and miles of sandy coastline to enjoy, Turkey rivals any other European golf location.


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Golf Hotels and resorts in Turkey

Must Play Course
Must Play Course
Lykia Links Antalya
  • 18 holes ·
  • 5308 yards -
  • 7535 yards ·
  • 72 par
Stretching out along the 2.5km beach at Lykia World, lies the impressive Perry Dye-designed Lykia Links. Like all great Links, the course was designed as much by mother nature, with each hole playing through dunes that have been moulded through time by the elements. Dye has used pot bunkers to guard the large slick undulating greens, and there are large areas of waste sand, a feature of many of his courses. The fairways and greens are seeded with Seaside Paspalum giving the fairways a bit of spring in them, and greens that nearly always break towards the sea. This is an easy course to walk, and combined with a strict adherence to its handicap regulations (28+36) and its slightly remote location means the pace of play is so much better than other courses in the area. We regard it as both a welcome alternative to the excellent pine lined fairways of Belek, and a great 'stay and play' course offering a different challenge each day as the wind changes direction.
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Lykia World & Linksgolf Antalya
Lykia World & Linksgolf Antalya 5 Star Hotel

Many in the UK will already be familiar with the high standards of the award-winning Lykia World Oludeniz in Fethiye, a village resort perfect for families in the summer months. Well the new Lykia World Antalya which opened in 2008, is destined to become even better. Located 50kms from the airport and just 30 from Belek, this spacious and self contained resort has the added benefit of 2.5kms of beach and the only TRUE Links golf course in the Mediterranean.

There are several types of accommodation, differentiated not only by the size of the room, but also its location within the resort. For example there is the golfers wing, close to the clubhouse, or an area suitable for families close to the water park. We suggest contacting our sales team for advice on this before booking. All rooms however benefit from a bathroom with shower and bath, hairdryer, robes, LCD TV'S and cable channels, Air-conditioning, safe and balcony/terrace. Minibar and internet access are available for a supplement.

Lykia World Antalya is split into two areas. The balance area and Relaxation zone,he Ayurveda Spa and wellness centre is located, with indoor pool, saunas, steam rooms and Turkish Hamam.There is also a Zen Garden here offering a daily programme of Yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi and various Eastern meditation techniques. Then there is the fitness, fun and creative areas that provides a myriad of activities to exercise your body and mind, as well as an A-Z of sporting facilities, Finally you can take advantage of the many outdoor and indoor pool as well as the beach and the watersports centre.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner can be taken at Leziz, offering a variety of themed international and Turkish buffets. Then there are 3 a la carte restaurants offering, Asian, Italian and Turkish cuisine, as well as a steakhouse and a seafood restaurant. Whatever the time of day there is a bar (9 in all) for the occasion, and on every night there is evening entertainment ranging from music and dancing to lighht and film shows.

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