Enjoy Turkish delights at LykiaWorld

An oasis of sports, leisure and wellbeing for the whole family on the Turkish riveria...


Enjoy Turkish delights at LykiaWorld

LykiaWorld, Antalya

Having visited many regions in Turkey before, I’m familiar with it’s lush landscapes, impressive mountains, turquoise seas and plentiful sunshine, so I was more than happy to take the opportunity to visit LykiaWorld, 60 km from Antalya on the coastline of Köprüçay.


This impressive, all-inclusive mega-resort, set on a 2.5 km beach, is a family friendly ‘Tale Of Two Cities’ complex. Separated down the middle by a running stream, its ethos is to provide holiday goers the mix of two options; a fun, family adventure or a more relaxed and sumptuous retreat.


Enjoy Turkish delights at LykiaWorld

Children’s Paradise

The left section of the hotel is designed especially with children and families in mind. Bursting with a huge array of activities, highlights include: children’s own indoor and outdoor pools with five water slides; kids clubs for all ages; a theatre; cinema and even bowling allies.

Each kid’s club has an individual activity programme tailored to its specific age range, from Baby Club and Tweeters (6-36 mths) right up to Boomerang Club (13-16yrs). Full daily programmes include fun activities like kite flying, pizza making, sports, arts, discos, film clubs and much more. Kids even have their own restaurant, ‘Lykie’, for a sense of true independence.
For little sports fanatics, the Junior Golf Academy (open June 2010) and aclaimed Tennis Centre offers a number of teaching programmes and tournaments aimed to build confidence, enjoyment and skill.


Enjoy Turkish delights at LykiaWorld

Grown Up Fun

On the other side of the ‘stream’ a multitude of luxurious facilities await the more mature guest. Divided into ‘zones’ each sector caters for various tastes and moods. Just some of the zones include shops, a relaxation pool, a Zen garden for yoga, Tai Chi and meditation and a Creative Area for guided lessons on cooking, dance and painting.


Enjoy Turkish delights at LykiaWorld


Mums and dads alike will love the tranquillity of Sanitas Spa and Wellness Centre. It’s popular around teatime as guests come in from the beach for a treat before dinner. There are plenty of (quite pricey) treatments to choose from including a Turkish Bath in the authentic stone Hammans. Or let off some steam in the (child free) Japanese pool and sauna/steam rooms.


Enjoy Turkish delights at LykiaWorld

Leisure Time

LykiaWorld is very proud of its ‘piece de resistance’ – a breathtaking 18-hole Links Golf course that resides beautifully between the Mediterranean and rolling Toros mountains. The bustling club is busy daily with golf enthusiasts from many countries. Even if it’s not your sport it’s still worth a visit for coffee or a light bite (not included in the all-inclusive tariff) to enjoy the stunning view. Being a golf novice myself, I was treated to a lesson. This consisted of an enjoyable hour on the driving range with the club pro during the early evening sun. Other sports facilities include tennis and water-sports centres.


Enjoy Turkish delights at LykiaWorld

Culinary Delights

Like everything at LykiaWorld there is plenty of choice when it comes to food. The resort has an all-you-can-eat buffet in the main restaurant with separate family and adult only sections. It is filled each mealtime with colourful fresh salads, local fruits and various Turkish and European hot dishes, many of which are cooked in front of you. For a bit of a change and some entertainment there are also Turkish, Italian (my favourite) and Singaporean restaurants with friendly waiters, on site serving set menus to guests on all-inclusive packages and a la carte to payers. The pool bar offers afternoon tea and cake if you need to fill a hole between meals.


Enjoy Turkish delights at LykiaWorld


Rooms and suites at LykiaWorld have been well thought out. Tasteful décor combined with modern design amounts to 5-star luxury. Choose from eight variations – from a standard room up to a family villa with private pool.


Enjoy Turkish delights at LykiaWorld

Find Out More

Lykiaworld, Antayla certainly ticks all the boxes when it comes to luxury, activity and relaxation. It’s the perfect destination for families and sun-seekers with varied interests who are happy to stay on site. However, you can feel a little isolated so be sure to look into daily excursions, which are provided, if you want to experience ‘real’ Turkey. For more information on LykiaWorld Antalya contact LykiaWorld on 0844 482 1674 or visit lykiagroup.co.uk.


Enjoy Turkish delights at LykiaWorld


Thomas Cook Holidays with Style offers seven nights at LykiaWorld Antalya from £1,898 for a family of four in a family room on an all-inclusive basis departing London Gatwick on 6 May 2010. The price includes one free child place subject to availability.

To book, call 0844 412 5970, click thomascookstyle.com, or visit the nearest Thomas Cook or Going Places. Price based on 2 adults and 2 children sharing a family room [maximum child age 13 years old], inclusive of flights, transfers and accommodation as specified unless stated otherwise.


Optional supplements may be applicable at the time of booking. Correct at the time of issue however subject to change. Thomas Cook Holidays with Style also offers free child places for school holiday periods, including the main school holidays during July/August 2010.

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