Garden of Sun

  • Set in green gardens
  • Walking distance to the beach
  • 2 pools
  • Spa facilities
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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The 5-star Garden of Sun hotel is ideal for car-free guests who want a peaceful stay with easy access to everything they need for days and nights out. Within walking distance of ... Continue reading

The 5-star Garden of Sun hotel is ideal for car-free guests who want a peaceful stay with easy access to everything they need for days and nights out. Within walking distance of the beach and the town centre, staying at the Garden of Sun means lazy days on the sand and lively nights out in the nearby bars.

Rooms at the Garden of Sun hotel are modern, airy and comfortable, decorated in neutral tones with stylish splashes of bright colour. Guests can access the internet in public areas, and the reception is open 24 hours for round the clock service. All rooms are equipped with balcony, bathroom with shower, hair dryer, air conditioning, mini bar, telephone, satellite TV and safe deposit box.

For guests who want to spend time around the hotel, the Garden of Sun entertainment team provide shows as well as daytime sports activities for adults and kids. The Garden of Sun is set in beautiful grounds with its own green gardens completely surrounding two outdoor swimming pools. There’s a pool for adults and one for children, and plenty of sun loungers for relaxing in the sun, as well as a children’s playground. For the grown-ups, there’s a spa with massage therapy, a Turkish bath and sauna and a fitness centre with aerobics sessions. While the adults enjoy a workout and deep relaxation, kids can join in with the fun of the children’s club, and the whole family can play table tennis and darts in the games room, or tennis on the hotel’s tennis court.

Breakfast is a buffet, and in the evening guests can choose between two restaurants. For daytime refreshments, there’s a snack bar, and the lobby bar opens in the evenings for a nightcap.

Activities

  • A variety of activities are provided by the hotel such as table tennis and darts.
  • At Garden Of Sun Hotel recreational amenities include massages, a hamam, a Turkish bath and a sauna.
  • Guests who wish to be active on holiday can enjoy activities such as exercise in the fitness room and aerobics.

Facilities

Main Facilities

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Spa facilities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Children's playground
  • Daytime & evening entertainment

Other services & Facilities

  • Maid service
  • Ironing service
  • Safe
  • Room service
  • Wake-up service
  • Medical care and laundry service

Food and Drink

The breakfast type is Buffet and it is provided from 07:00 - 10:00. The hotel has 2 restaurants. A snack bar is also available throughout the day. Evenings can be spent at the lobby bar.

Other Information

Payment facilities include travellers cheque, Euro/Master Card and Visa Card. Additional fees may apply for certain facilities, amenities or activities.

Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Garden of Sun in Altinkum easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Garden of Sun with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Like Bodrum and Kusadasi, its neighbours on Turkey's south Aegean Coast, Altinkum is heavily frequented by British holiday package tourists, but unlike these other frenetic resorts Altinkum is small and quiet, making it perfect for families with young children and those seeking a relaxed, easy-going beach holiday. The resort town's main attraction are its three long sandy beaches, that stretch from the small harbour at one end of a gently shelving bay to a rocky cliff at the other end. Little wonder that the name Altinkum means 'golden sands'. In this resort devoted to leisure and pleasure, lazy days on the beach, perhaps indulging in some watersports, are the order of the day, while night time is spent trying out the laid back restaurants and bars, many of them serving up British fare and named for familiar English landmarks. Those with a yen for sightseeing will find Altinkum perfectly placed to visit two major ancient sites, the Temple of Apollo at Didyama and the vast Roman ruins at Ephesus.

Resort Rating

Scenery

Shopping

Family

Watersports

Cost

Nightlife

Sightseeing

Beach

Restaurants

Activities

There are sunbeds and umbrellas aplenty for holidaymakers to rent on Altinkum's lovely beaches, where the turquoise waters shelve gently allowing for safe bathing. Those who are more energetic can try their hand at windsurfing, jet-skiing, pedaloes, a banana boat ride or perhaps a scuba diving lesson: all these activities and more are available on the beaches. A variety of tours, boat trips and excursions to surrounding resorts, islands, towns and historic sites are available, or visitors can hop on a dolmus (mini-bus) and explore on their own places like the Roman ruins at Ephesus, the Pamukkale spas and calcium deposits, or the lively resorts of Kusadasi and Bodrum. For a peaceful yet active afternoon, take a stroll around the scenic Bafa Lake.

Restaurants

Altinkum is bursting with good restaurants serving most forms of international cuisine, although Turkish and traditional English predominates to cater to the demand of holidaymakers. With such a feast of eateries it is difficult to single out any particular establishment, but for the best of British it is hard to beat Ali Baba's for friendliness, price and quality. The Mercury Restaurant serves top-notch English breakfasts, while Barney's Restaurant prides itself in introducing visitors to the delights of Turkish cuisine. For a family group or party of varied tastes opt for The Grand Restaurant in Dolphin Square, where the menu consists of Turkish, Indian, Chinese and English dishes, all of high standard.

Nightlife

While it is not as rowdy as the major Turkish holiday resorts, those who wish to indulge will find plenty of after-dark entertainment and fun in Altinkum, where nightlife is centred mainly in Dolphin Square and in the bars along the sea front promenade. Everything from disco dancing, karaoke and belly-dancing to bingo and pool is on offer, the entertainment fuelled by cheap drinks and cocktails. Clubbers are catered for during the height of the summer season at Medusa, an open-air night club that is regarded as Altinkum's most hectic party point. Another hot favourite for young people is the Dolphin Bar.

Shopping

Holidaymakers should brush up on their haggling skills as shopping opportunities abound along the pedestrianised seafront of Altinkum, which is packed with souvenir shops, jewellery stores and boutiques selling copies of designer clothing. The main centre is Dolphin Square, and there is a modern shopping complex called the Didyma Shopping Mall not far away. Self-caterers will find all the provisions they need at the two main supermarkets, Gima and Migros, between the seafront and town centre.

Negatives

During the local Turkish summer break in August, Altinkum is a favourite destination and can become rather overcrowded. Visitors should also be aware that temperatures can be extremely high in the height of summer.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Turkish,

This week's weather forecast

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Hotel address : 3.Plaj Altinkum, Didim, Altinkum, Aegean Coast, Turkey, 09270

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A selection of available rooms is shown below. More options may be available.
  • Double Room with Balcony
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual)
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Balcony
    • Bathroom
    • Hairdryer
    • Mini Bar
    • Phone
    • Safe
    • TV
  • Double Room with Balcony and Land View
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Minibar
    • Individually adjustable heating
    • Bathtub
    • Housekeeping
    • Wheelchair-accessible
    • Disability-friendly bathroom
    • 220V power supply
    • Cable TV
    • Internet access
    • Soundproof room
    • Smoke detector
    • TV
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Room size (sqm): 26
    • Telephone in the bathroom
    • Bathroom
    • Satellite TV
    • Cot on demand
    • Hairdryer
    • Wi-fi
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Living room
    • Shower
    • Safe
  • Double Room with Balcony and Sea View
    • Soundproof room
    • Bathroom
    • Housekeeping
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Hairdryer
    • Disability-friendly bathroom
    • Internet access
    • Cot on demand
    • Wi-fi
    • Shower
    • Living room
    • Minibar
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Telephone in the bathroom
    • Wheelchair-accessible
    • Individually adjustable heating
    • Bathtub
    • Safe
    • 220V power supply
    • Wake-up service
    • Smoke detector
    • Room size (sqm): 26
    • TV
    • Balcony
  • Economy Double Room with Balcony
    • TV
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Bathroom
    • Minibar
    • Balcony
    • Safe
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Individually adjustable heating
  • Family Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual)
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Balcony
    • Bathroom
    • Hairdryer
    • Mini Bar
    • Phone
    • Safe
    • TV
  • Family Room with Balcony/Terrace and Garden View
    • Telephone
    • TV
    • Air Conditioning
    • Bathroom with Shower
    • Safety Box (Extra Charge)
    • Terrace
  • Family Room with Balcony/Terrace and Sea View
    • Telephone
    • TV
    • Air Conditioning
    • Bathroom with Shower
    • Safety Box (Extra Charge)
    • Terrace
  • Superior Double Room with Balcony
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Individually adjustable heating
    • Bathtub
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Shower
    • TV
    • Minibar
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Bathroom
  • Superior Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Sea View
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual)
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Balcony
    • Bathroom
    • Hairdryer
    • Kettle Tea-Coffee
    • Mini Bar
    • Phone
    • Safe
    • TV
  • Superior Twin Room with Terrace and Sea View
    • Telephone
    • TV
    • Air Conditioning
    • Bathroom with Shower
    • Safety Box (Extra Charge)
    • Terrace
  • Twin Room with Terrace and Land View
    • Telephone
    • TV
    • Air Conditioning
    • Bathroom with Shower
    • Safety Box (Extra Charge)
    • Terrace
  • Twin Room with Terrace and Sea View
    • Telephone
    • TV
    • Air Conditioning
    • Bathroom with Shower
    • Safety Box (Extra Charge)
    • Terrace

Questions and Answers about Garden of Sun

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HI Anita a connected room generally means 2 seperate rooms with a door that connects them, please call customer support on 03330339995 and they can clarify this with your accommodation supplier though.
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Hello, This hotel is approximately 100km from the airport. Regards

Added 1 year, 10 months ago.

By Leanne, loveholidays.com team member

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The airport is aporx 100km from this property.

Added 1 year, 10 months ago.

By Lisa.Weldon, loveholidays.com team member

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The transfer time from Bodrum airport is 130 minutes.

Added 1 year, 10 months ago.

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This property does state they offer a pool towel service.

Added 1 year, 11 months ago.

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