A truly paradise for tourists on the shore of the Mediterranean in the midst of its own pine forests. Belek's natural beauty was discovered in 1984 and the region was proclaimed the "Belek Tourism Center". In later years, Belek became what it is today, a paradise on earth, thanks to cooperation between the Belek Tourism Investors Association and the Tourism Ministry.
The Belek region on the Mediterranean coast is located 30 kilometers on the east side of Antalya province. Recently it was chosen by the Tourism Ministry to be a tourism model not just for today's tourist, but also for the tourist of the next thousand years.
Belek!... What a tourism paradise!.
The region has 32 four or five-stars hotels and first-class holiday villages and five golf courses. All of the facilities that have been designated first-class provide an ideal atmosphere for families and meticulously offer many opportunities and services aimed at pleasing their guests. All the facilities offer floodlit tennis courts, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, completely equipped health and fitness centers, play areas and many more possibilities.
Belek hoteliers are proud that Belek is the new face of Turkish tourism.
- 3 hours' flight from Europe
- Two and three quarters' flight from Moscow
- Approximately 3:50 hours from London
- From the Airport and Antalya to Belek is 30 minutes
Istanbul by air; 55 minutes
Izmir by air; 1 hour
Cappadocia by land; 5 hours
Pamukkale by land; 3 hours
Ephesus from Izmir by land; 1 hour
*80-150 meters of sandy beach,
*300 days of sunshine,
*Average sea temperature : +22 Cº,
*Average humidity 55 %.
Twenty-nine of the 574 different plants in the region are endemic and only live in this unequalled atmosphere. Belek is also a bird paradise as well where the camouflaged owl can be tracked 12 months of the year and is the symbol of the Belek region and where 109 different bird species including the Tyto Alba live.
In neighboring regions, there is the Hellenistic / Roman city of Perge, which is rated second after Ephesus and the great amphitheater of Aspendos that still today can hold nearly 15.000 viewers. Nearby as well are the fantastic Manavgat Falls and the Roman city of Side with its large amphitheater. Only a few miles to the west is Antalya with its surprising harbour and ancient city and where Turkish handicrafts that have begun to be recognized internationally can be bought.
Short tours : visitors are taken to ancient Burdur, the Roman city of Termossosa that is located in the high mountains above Antalya and was founded by Alexander the Great in 333 BC. The Hellenistic city of Olympus is also in this region.
CONGRESS & MEETING
Facilities in Belek offer an ideal atmosphere for you to be able to present ypur organisation, products or projects. All of the hotel and holiday villages offer you possibilities for arrangements of differing sizes whether it is an important congress, conference, international meeting or a huge ball. The salons are tiffed out with the latest in technological equipment in order to ensure that your meeting is held with the highest degree of professionalism. Moreover at facilities where there are conference salons that can accommodate groups of up to 2.000 people, all current acitivties including prepared menus are offered to participants. Belek hotels up to now have successfully hosted innumerable international conferences and are prepared to offer the best service and every possibility to meet your expectations. In the hope that we will meet in Belek.
SPORTS, HEALTH AND FORM
The Mediterranean shore with its crystal clear waters offers windsurfing, sailing, jet skiing along with the widest possible range of water sports.
A surprise awaits you at a height of 1750 meters above sea level 50 km from Antalya.
SAKLIKENT : A NATURAL MIRACLE
While swimming in the clear Mediterranean waters, you can enjoy skiing at Saklikent too. If you are seeking excitement and adventure, how about a day's rafting in Koprulu Canyon? The wide river that flows through the beautiful and marvelous Koprulu Canyon National Park has attracted visitors from all over the world and is a popular tourist place for those who are interested in rafting.
In Belek there are many alternatives for healthy and sound bodies. All sports facilities are to be found from aerobics and step to squash, tennis, archery, volleyball and basketball in the extensive hotel areas.
In the hotels there are fitness programs, aerobic and step lessons, squash, tennis, archery, volleyball, basketball, swimming lessons, completely equipped fitness centers, sauna and Turkish baths, beauty salons and many sporting activity possibilities. After holidaying in Belek, you can return home healthy and fit.
First class international football teams from Europe have stayed in Belek and exercised on its football fields. Football teams from Germany, Belgium, Rusia, Hungary, Romania and of course Turkey habe been in Belek.
The reason why the teams prefer Belek is the climatic conditions that suit their purposes and the quality of the service at the facilities there.
The food prepared by top hotel chefs who have been educated at the international level is the reason why the teams prefer region. Galatasaray, Fenerbahce, FC Brugge, Spartak Moscow, Stuttgart and many famous football teams have become a part of Belek. There are professional football fields at the facilities for football addicts. Some of the teams that have chosen Bele for their training camp because of the abundance of hotels in the region and the possibilities offered are the following : Galatasaray, Fenerbahce, Besiktas, Trabzonspor, Kartalspor, FC Brugge, Spartak Moscow, Stuttgart, Kickers, Rizespor, Adanaspor, R+W sport, Bursaspor, FICOFI-KW Mechelen, FC Shalke OU, SC Borunussia-Fukda, J+L Frohnlach, TSV Lechhausen, TSC Thanhausen, TSV Bodingen Haming, Skc Karadeniz, FC Emmersacker, Fussen Turk, SV Ettenkofen, TSV Zusmarhausen, DJK Letzau, Pamukkale - Anadolu, SC Halding, SVC Jenbach, SV Wildsteig, TSV Moosach, TSC Traunwalchen, SV Bischofsmains and Annabichler, Werder Bremen, N.A.C., Congo Milli Takımı, Ofu Beograd, Cska Sofia, Lasu Linz, Saturne, 1860 München, FC Den Bosch, ADO Den Hag, Fortuna Köln, U.S.