Golf Holidays in Belek
Firstly, when we talk about Golf Breaks in Turkey, we are talking about a particular area in Turkey, a golfing mecca, a beachfront location boasting over 30 5-Star All-Inclusive Hotels, and 13 championship golf courses. Belek. This purpose-built paradise is located on the southern Turkish coastline in the Antalya region and is serviced by Antalya airport.
The fashionable Mediterranean town of Belek is renowned for its world-class golf courses, beautiful beaches, and stunning scenery. Here, you can also get an insight into the rich past of Turkey. So, if you're planning to top up your tan, playing golf in sunnier climates, or exploring ancient Greek cities, the famous resort of Antalya will not let you down. Check out our wonderful Belek golf holidays and the latest deals.
While the ideal times are typically March to May and September to November, the weather in Belek allows for golf all year round. The culture is one in which everyone can feel very comfortable and extremely safe.
If you have yet to experience the fantastic Golf Holidays in Belek, this guide will give you all of the information you need to start exploring one of the world's best golf holiday destinations.
A Golfers Guide to Belek
Easy access from the U.K.
Golf Holidays in Belek are easily accessible. Antalya (AYT) airport, which is 23 km away, is the closest airport to Belek. There are many routes to Antalya from the U.K and Ireland. You will be able to fly direct with no change required in Istanbul from the following airports.
The average price for flights to Antalya from the U.K is £227.00 return flight.
The average flight time from the U.K is around 4.5 Hours
As with most airlines, booking plenty in advance will give you the cheapest options on flights, always check on comparison sites such as Skyscanner to find the best deals. Our recommended airline would be Turkish Airlines. Flying with Turkish Airlines is a great and comfortable experience. The flights have in-flight entertainment, complimentary food, and beverage. Turkish Airlines is known all over the world for its flawless operation, flight safety, and connectivity.
One other great perk of flying with Turkish Airlines is the Free Golf Club Carriage, which is included in your airfare. This will typically save you around £145.00 on competitors. So if you can fly from London Gatwick, Heathrow or Manchester. Always have a look at Turkish Airlines for your next Golf Holidays in Belek.
Golf in the sun, best value, and weather in Belek.
Golf in Belek is pretty much an all-year-round destination. However, there are more cost-effective times to travel to Turkey. Your budget might well dictate when it is best for your group to golf in Turkey.
The most popular months to play golf in Belek are April, May, and October, and booking early is essential to secure the very best tee times. We recommend that a year in advance be around the optimal timeframe to secure your next golf holiday to Turkey.
You will find that the best value whilst still almost guaranteeing good weather will be found in March and November. November can be very popular in Belek due to the Rolex Series Turkish Airlines Open usually taking place at the start of the month.
The months of June, July, and August are not really optimal for Golf in Belek. The daily temperatures are likely to be in the mid thirty's and throughout August most of the golf courses will in fact be closed for summer maintenance. However, these months are hectic still for family holidays.
Although the weather is excellent for golf in the latter part of September and early part of October, there are certain times to treat with caution. This is when most golf courses will close for overseeding for a few weeks. Make sure to speak to one of our experts about course closures in these months. Although only a few are worked on at any one time, It does put extra strain on those that are open as there are fewer tee times to go around.
From palatial suites, king villas and deluxe Rooms looking over the Mediterranean
Where to stay in Belek is really a personal preference. The vast majority of Belek hotels compete with some of the finest 5-Star hotels in the world. In our opinion, the Maxx Royal hotel sits at the top of the tree in an area renowned for its high-end resorts and undulating golf courses popular with celebrities and world leaders. All of the Belek Hotels with golf operate on an All-Inclusive board basis. The rest of the All Inclusive Golf Hotels are all of very similar quality. Of course, they all have their very own quirks and selling points, but in general, all are of excellent standards.
The most popular Belek golf hotels tend to be those with multiple golf courses attached to the property. This is where the best value lays and securing hotel resident tee times on the golf courses is a key priority for most golf groups. It is worth noting that each hotel owned golf course will hold 08:00 - 12:00 Tee times for its own residents. So although getting as much variety and rounds of golf in, is very popular, Staying in a hotel where the bulk of the golf is to be played is always the best option.
Sueno Golf Resort, is one of the most cost-effective hotels, although not as palatial as perhaps the Cornelia Diamond or Regnum Carya. You are welcomed to use the facilities of its sister hotel just 300 yards away Sueno Deluxe which is crammed full of the luxuries most come to expect when in Turkey. Sueno has two golf courses on-site, The magnificent Sueno Pines, and the resort course Sueno Dunes.
Low season packages start from Just £429 for 7 Nights, all-inclusive, and 3 rounds of golf on the Pines and Dunes.
Another popular choice is the Sirene hotel. This Belek hotel is perfect for groups looking for great All-Inclusive and access to two of Beleks Finest Golf Courses, Antalya Golf Club PGA Sultan and the Pasha. With Rooms starting at Junior Suite category, 1 in 8 free and fantastic beach access. It is easy to see why Sirene is so popular.
Low season packages start from Just £599 for 7 Nights, all-inclusive, and 3 rounds of golf on the PGA Sultan and The Pasha.
Gloria is one of the more luxurious offerings in Belek, with three properties: Gloria Serenity, Gloria Golf Resort, Gloria Verde, and three Golf Courses, Gloria Old, Gloria New, and the 9 hole golf course Gloria Verde. The Gloria portfolio offers some of the finest cuisines and all-inclusive concept in the whole of Belek. Premium brands and ultra-luxurious Spa's are two reasons over than golf that so many people return to Gloria every year. The Serenity hotel is one of the more expensive offerings in Belek. The service and quality do, however, match the differential in prices.
Low season packages start from Just £739 for 7 Nights, all-inclusive, and 3 rounds of golf on the Old Course, New Course, and Verde.
Other two Course options include the following:
Our experts have stayed in every hotel in Belek and have first-hand knowledge and will guide you through the hotels to ensure that you pick one that is perfect for your golf group for your next Golf Holidays in Belek.
European Tour venues, amazing resort courses designed by the leading golf course designers.
Belek has 13 Championship standard golf courses designed by some of the game's very best course architects. The two most famous golf courses are undoubtedly Carya Golf Course and Montgomerie Maxx Royal. Between the two courses, they have hosted over seven European Tour events. Both golf courses are also Floodlit Golf Courses. Whilst Carya is fully floodlit over 18 holes the Montgomerie Maxx Royal is only floodlit on the back 9.
You can read more in our recent Blog "The Best Golf Courses in Turkey for 2021"
In summary, to ensure that you get exactly what you want out of a golf break to Belek, speak to one of our experts to see which options are available to you, From Unlimited Golf to European Tour venues. Golf in Belek really has something to offer for all levels of golfing ability.
Shopping, World-Class spas, and many more
Belek golf holidays are just simply top of the range for the golfers in the group. However what about those who do not play the game?.
Travel to one of Antalya's most beautiful spots to visit. The ruined city of Myra, with its spectacular rock-cut Lycian tombs. Take a look at the ancient amphitheater and St Nicholas' Church, devoted to the holy man who became the model of Father Christmas.
Enjoy a boat ride to Kekova Island, across the sea. The ruins of Simena, a city devastated by earthquakes about two thousand years ago, can be seen under the clear waters and swim in the turquoise waters
Travel to Side. The spectacular natural harbour setting of the ancient Greek city made it one of the most important towns in Pamphylia and one of the most important trading centres, particularly for olive oil and slaves.
Or simply stay on the resort where you can indulge in the hotel Spa's, splash around in the multiple outdoor swimming pools, relax on one of Turkey's finest beaches. The majority of Belek hotels have unbelievable facilities like shopping malls, cinemas, and boutique cafes to enjoy also.
Belek really does have something for everyone.