Belek Golf Holiday Destinations
Benefiting from a fantastic climate, the focus is on Belek, a resort town which is within 35 minutes of Antalya and its international airport, and has outstanding beaches.
Belek has become incredibly popular in a short period of time, with the number of golf holiday makers rising exponentially thanks to the high quality, ultra all-inclusive resort like Gloria, Cornelia and Sirene. The facilities are superb, and the service is outstanding, while the incredible value that is achievable on 5* luxury golf holidays makes Belek even more attractive.
|Carya||Cornelia (Faldo course)|
|Lykia Links||Antalya (PGA Sultan course)|
|Sueno (Pines course)||Montgomerie Maxx Royal|
|Gloria (Old course)||Titanic Golf Club|
|Nobilis Golf Club||Antalya (Pasha course)|
- Belek is home to 14 golf courses
- Average Monthly temperature ranges from 11°C (53°F) to 28°C (82°F)
- Flights are 4 hours to Antalya airport direct from the UK
- Home to the Turkish Airlines Open (Montgomerie Maxx Royal)
Reasons to visit
- Home to some of Europe's best all-inclusive resorts
- Championship golf courses
- Brilliant weather throughout the year
- Vegas-style hotels
- Great value
- 4 hours 15 minutes direct to Antalya
- 35 minutes to Belek from Antalya airport
Weather in Belek
Belek enjoys a warm climate for the majority of the year. June-August can become extremely hot, but the rest of the year sees largely ideal conditions for golf.
Average Temperature - What you might be wearing on the golf course
Polo Shirt and Trousers, probably a jumper in the evening
Polo Shirt and Tailored Shorts
Polo Shirt and Tailored Shorts - No Waterproofs Required!
When to go
While holidays to Belek are very popular during the peak summer months, golf breaks are more suited to the slightly cooler seasons, particularly autumn and spring. You can take advantage of lower prices during winter when the mild temperatures are still very much conducive to golf, albeit with a slightly increased chance of rain.
- Time difference: GMT +2
- Local currency: Turkish Lira
- Language: Turkish
- Cost of a pint: 7 TL (£2)
Belek is without doubt Turkey’s golfing capital, boasting 14 courses all within close proximity of each other. As the penultimate stop on the European Tour, the Turkish Airlines Open naturally draws huge attention, especially when the Race to Dubai is just around the corner. The Montgomerie Maxx Royal played host to the tournament from 2013 to 2015 and is a magnificent championship test designed by none other than Colin Montgomerie. Since then, the even has moved to Regnum Carya, a heathland course which saw Justin Rose reign victorious in 2017. Other mentions have to go to the Old Course at Gloria Golf Resort which hosts the Turkish Airlines Challenge over on the Challenge Tour and the PGA Sultan Course at Antalya Golf Club which also saw Justin Rose win the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final in 2012.
Belek is perfect for visiting societies or large groups of golfers, offering both championship golf and incredible hospitality. Sirene Belek Hotel is the perfect example of this, located opposite Antalya Golf Club and guests can travel from their room to the tee in under three minutes. The recently refurbished hotel features excellent facilities to match the nearby golf as well as packages offering rounds at National Golf Club, the oldest course in Belek. Other impressive options include the 5* Sueno Golf Deluxe Hotel, which again offers the opportunity for golfers to walk to either of the Pines or Dunes Courses and Gloria Golf Hotel, a venue which is renowned for the full package, featuring extensive facilities so your time off the course is as enjoyable as on.
Couples visiting Belek will be thankful for the world-class hospitality include some of Europe's best all-inclusive resorts, allowing you to focus on spending quality time with your partner. Gloria Serenity is a perfect spot to enjoy true VIP treatment for you both and benefiting from luxurious amenities from the moment you arrive. The 5* resort is provides the perfect golfer/non-golfer destination with access to the magnificent courses at Gloria Golf Club as well as an impressive Serenity Spa as well as opulent dining options. Cornelia Diamond is another with unrivalled facilities which include Belek’s only Eco Spa and of course the Faldo course on-site, allowing one to enjoy a pamper day while the other hits the fairways, reconvening for a luxurious night at the resort.
Belek is dominated by five star, all-inclusive resorts which were built to accommodate all types of visiting golfers. The facilities at these resorts are absolutely astonishing, with some offering literally everything you could hope for on a golf holiday, whether in dining options, entertainment or accommodations. Naturally, it’s these resorts which dominate nightlife in Belek; Gloria Serenity is a magnificent choice if you’re looking for dine dining while Sueno Deluxe features its very own nightclub, allowing you to mix it up throughout your golf holiday in Belek. Alternatively, Antalya is a brilliant coastal city just 40 minutes from Belek and boasts its own scene where traditional Turkish bars and restaurants create a lively atmosphere and even offer some brilliant live music.
With every hotel attached to a golf course, the hotels in Belek have to be exemplary to compete with each other. The standard of each and every hotel is truly astonishing, all boasting luxury five-star accommodation and faultless all-inclusive hospitality. A stay at any of resorts in Belek is sure to appeal to those looking for a luxury Turkish golf holiday. That said, Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort is definitely a premier destination, especially as it welcomes the European Tour each November. The resort opened in 2014 and is one of Belek’s newest resorts and exudes class and opulence throughout.
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