Grab your place in the Turkish sun at this excellently located four-star resort complex on Turkey’s popular Aegean Coast. This low-rise collection of buildings has a touch of genuine Turkish style in a popular sub resort of Bodrum, the main centre of which is about 15 minutes’ drive away.
A cracking beach location is the first tick in the box for the Jasmine Beach Hotel, as well as a good stretch of the Turkish Riveiera’s famous sands, you’re also handily placed for boat trips from Gumbet’s harbour, a great way to discover the coast, dive out to sea, or even try some Greek island hopping.
But the hotel’s own facilities will give you plenty of reason to stay on site and enjoy yourself. The hotel has a good quality pool complex, including a children’s pool and a small water park there’s also an indoor pool for the winter. If you like working up a sweat, there’s a gym; if you like chilling out, the spa includes a traditional hammam, steam room, sauna and massage treatments. Whatever your heat source, after a day in the sun or the steam, your evenings at the Jasmine Beach Hotel include entertainment like karaoke. Jasmine Beach Hotel also has your practical needs covered, with a 24-hour reception desk, free WiFi in public areas, dry-cleaning, laundry services and the like. There’s also a small shop in the complex.
You’ll save – and be able to set your budget – by going all inclusive. Along with the usual meals, snacks, and coffees on offer, the bar is open from 10am to 11pm. Bodrum is probably Turkey’s most famous resort. The Gumbet suburb has its own attractions – including a lively nightlife scene – and you’re very close to the main resort which mixes great beaches with lots of social options and some beautiful historic sites, including the world’s only museum of underwater archaeology – a great fit for one of the world’s best diving locations. Jasmine Beach Hotel is available now at great-value prices from Loveholidays.com.
There have been recent terrorist attacks in Turkey, though one in this coastal holiday area. The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office asks visitors to “Be alert to your surroundings and remain vigilant in crowded places popular with foreign nationals” among its advice, and you should check the latest FCO advice before your trip.