Lykia World: the world in Turkey
Turkey has long established itself as a country of inexpensive, but quite comfortable stay. Indeed, there are a huge number of hotels, beaches, amusement parks for every taste and budget. Families with children, active youth and older people have a rest here — everyone will find a resort and a hotel taking into account their preferences. Built in 1991 the hotel complex “Lykia World” on the territory of 370 thousand square meters, the company Silkar Holding has implemented the most ambitious project, successfully combining relaxation, guests of any category and of being a perfectionist. You can even work here! But, about everything in order. A completely different world, painted blue and green… At the foot of mount Babadaga (70 km from Dalaman airport), where the shimmering sky converges with the sea, the Golden shores of the Mediterranean merges with the Aegean, is the city of Paradise. A large area, Mediterranean vegetation, magnificent green gardens coexist with pine trees and a mountain river on the background of the emerald sea. Avenues of palm trees, magnificent in blossom, Mimosa, cactuses — a riot of greenery is amazing. A mountain river, crossed by bridges, with tropical thickets on the banks set up in a romantic way. Architectural ensembles of the club are in perfect harmony with nature, combining Eastern bliss, ancient purity of lines and the style of modern Turkey. Focusing on the needs of customers, the hotel offers two types of accommodation: Club hotel Residense (4*, 269 rooms) is open all year — for those who prefer high class accommodation and Village (600 rooms) — for families with children and groups who want to relax in a simple and comfortable environment. Comfortable rooms are distinguished by Oriental flavor of the interior: marble, ceramics, wicker furniture. A place where food turns into art… Club hotel “Lykia World” includes 10 restaurants with areas for non-Smoking and for children. The three main restaurants offer extended full Board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner). Wine, beer, Cola, fermented milk drinks, soda, fruit juices, water and mineral water are served at lunch and dinner and are included in the price. Five restaurants serve different cuisines of the world: Chinese (“Mandarin”), Italian (La Luna), Mediterranean (Neptune), Turkish (Sofra) or Japanese (kampei restaurant serves sushi). Well, for young guests there are 2 children’s restaurants, focused on their special taste preferences. Varied, fresh, tasty and healthy food pleases the eye and stomach. Everyone recognizes that the cooks in the hotel are excellent, and the abundance and choice of dishes is simply Royal. Not forgotten, supporters of the diet — for them always there was a table with a low calorie food. However and on the rest of the abundance it is difficult add in weight. Because healthy food is always useful and also because… and here about it in the following section. Light snacks are served in the restaurants throughout the day, and thirteen bars are scattered throughout the hotel, where you can enjoy a beer or a bottle of Cola with nuts and chips. Health from… mud Active recreation in Lykia World is a separate activity of the hotel. In addition to the Turkish baths and the gym occupies a special place, a Beauty Centre and Thalasso, is located on an area of 1,500 square meters, which includes 2 therapeutic rooms. The center offers a variety of programs to maintain beauty and health. At the heart of Thalassotherapy (swimming pool with heated sea water, multi-jet baths, wraps with algae, Charcot shower, etc.) is the use of the healing properties of sea water and algae. Here you can enjoy massage, cellulite treatment, getting rid of excess weight, a comprehensive body care and face, Solarium, therapy with hot stones and about 80 procedures. The Residence has an indoor swimming pool, sauna and cardiology room with exercise equipment (treadmill, bike, rowing, step and bodybuilding equipment). A total of 19 swimming pools (including 2 outdoor, 8 heated) on the territory of the hotel “Lykia World”. You have the opportunity to spice up your holiday with sports activities and fill it with exciting events: dance nights, shows and other activities. The hotel offers 17 tennis courts, 5 of which are illuminated in the evening; diving school with decompression chamber and 60 diving suits; surfing; sailing; water skiing; banana; canoe; 2 beach volleyball courts; skateboarding; paragliding; Golf; climbing wall; fitness center; aerobics and step; Wellness programs; water gymnastics; rafting; mountain bike; rental of cars and boats. Relax and watch? No problem at all! Relax in Lykia World can not only benefit the body. You can make interesting excursions deep into the country. A trip to the “cotton castle” Pamukkale will be unforgettable. This unique natural formation is amazing. Waters rich in mineral salts, falling from high ledges, created bizarre petrified, dazzling white cascades, shimmering under the rays of the sun. Nearby is no less interesting archaeological area of Hieropolis — the world’s first resort city. Visit Ephesus — the famous ancient Greek city known as one of the seven Wonders of the World. Here lived the philosopher Heraclitus, here preached the Saint. Apostle Paul, there were Universal gatherings. Familiarity with the Hilt makes a lasting impression! Nowhere in Turkey has the heritage of the great era of antiquity been preserved to such an extent. According to the gospel, the virgin Mary found her last refuge in the land of ancient Ephesus. Now here restored the house of the virgin Mary, where the chapel. This place is Holy and the object of pilgrimage for believers all over the world. Very interesting excursion to the ancient Lycian city of the World, where he lived and preached in the Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas, Nicholas the Wonderworker. The ancient Greeks who lived in the World believed that the higher in the rock to bury a man, the closer he will be to God. On the boat with transparent bottom to send visitors look at the sunken city Kekova, which went under water during the earthquake. You can also go on a tour to the ancient city with the native name Kaunas, known for the perfectly preserved Lycian tombs carved in the VI-IV centuries BC And, of course, the resort town of Fethiye is worthy of attention. Young Fethiye grew up on the site of the ancient city of Telmes, one of the largest settlements of ancient Lycia. Most of the monuments of Telmes in the 50s destroyed two major earthquakes. Fortunately, the ensemble of rock tombs surrounding the city has been preserved in all its original beauty, both externally and internally. The main attraction of the surroundings of Fethiye is the unusually beautiful sandy lagoon Olya Deniz (“dead sea”).