Located on the southwest coast of Turkey, the resort village of Oludeniz is set against the dramatic backdrop of Babadağ mountain, a popular jumping off point with dare-devil paragliders. Many visitors are also drawn here by the famous blue lagoon, home to several beautiful beaches as well as a sprinkling of important historical sites.
Oludeniz has all the amenities you would expect from a popular coastal tourist resort, including a large number of hotels. With the village particularly popular with families thanks to its tranquil atmosphere and excellent beaches, there are several all-inclusive hotels among the accommodation options. We’ve picked out 3 of the best.
FROM €170/ NIGHT
A few minutes’ walk from Ölüdeniz beach, this 4-star hotel offers all the amenities you’d hope for from an all-inclusive resort. There’s a large outdoor pool area lined with fountains and palm trees, several dining options plus five separate bars. Hearty buffet breakfasts are served each morning in the main dining room and throughout the day guests can grab cold drinks from the pool bar. Other notable facilities include Turkish baths and a well-equipped fitness centre, and guests also have access to a nearby Beach Club which can be reached via a shuttle service offered by the hotel. Modern guest rooms are brightly designed and come with satellite TV and a private bathroom. The bustling town of Fethiye can be reached in 20 minutes by car and Dalaman airport is 60km away.
FROM €54/ NIGHT
An outdoor pool with sun-lounger terrace, a poolside bar and an on-site restaurant serving all-day international buffet food are just some of the amenities at Club Pink Palace, located a 10-minute walk from the beach. Guest rooms are air-conditioned and come with a balcony offering either mountain or pool views, stylish tiled floors, satellite TV, a fridge and a private bathroom. Light snacks and drinks are available throughout the day from the poolside bar. Dalaman Airport is just over 37 miles away and shuttles can be arranged with the hotel.
FROM €125/ NIGHT
Guests at the Montana Pine Resort have an envious choice of three swimming pools to pick from during their stay, each offering dramatic vistas of the nearby mountains. Other on-site amenities include two restaurants serving a range of Turkish and international cuisine, a café and bar, a tennis court fitness centre, and a fully appointed spa complete with massage rooms, whirlpool, steam room and Turkish bath. Guest rooms are decked out in warm, homely colours and have a private bathroom, satellite TV and minibar. The nearest sandy shore, known as Belcekiz Beach, is a short drive away.