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Turkey at a glance
A vacation for the whole family
Turkey awaits you with sun, beach and culture – on two continents! As a bridge between Europe and Asia, Turkey unites the flair of old times with the lifestyle of modern times like no other country. Those who spend their family holidays here are delighted by the diverse landscape, the vibrant cities and the warmth of the locals. Turkey basically promises everything you need for a perfect family vacation! Fantastic weather, long sandy beaches, idyllic bays, ancient architecture, vibrant places and cities as well as breathtaking national parks. The younger generation is also well catered for: many hotels offer colorful entertainment for children and in many places you will find aqua parks with rapid slides. So you can enjoy the vacation with the children in Turkey together. Relaxing and switching off is of course also possible when the kids are playing with new friends in the kids’ clubs of the hotels!
New discoveries on every corner
A family vacation in Turkey is ideal for spending a relaxing and eventful time together. In the course of a package tour, you can best benefit from all the advantages of the country. Enjoy the hospitality of the Turks while you explore the many beautiful harbor towns on the Turkish Riviera – you will find wonderful beaches in every single place! Cultural program awaits you especially in Istanbul and Bursa, because here you can see some of the most beautiful mosques in Turkey. If you prefer to spend the vacation with your children actively, then it is best to climb the Tahtali mountain, go on an exciting jeep safari or take a family trip to the Goreme National Park. Aquaparks are also waiting for you in many hotels and as independent leisure facilities. No matter what you feel like, you will be able to experience it in Turkey!
Selected family hotels in Turkey
Turkish Riviera, Turkey Hotel PrimaSol Hane Garden
Sunshine and fun in Turkey!
Turkish Aegean Coast, Turkey LABRANDA Hotel Ephesus Princess
Leisure fun and sun on the Turkish Aegean
Turkish Riviera, Turkey Bellis Deluxe Hotel
Rapid slide rides on the Turkish Riviera
Turkish Riviera, Turkey Aska Lara Resort & spa
Brilliant children’s eyes in the aqua and adventure park!
Turkish Aegean Coast, Turkey Hotel Voyage Torba
Family vacation in beautiful Bodrum!
Turkish Riviera, Turkey Alba Resort
All-inclusive vacation on the Turkish Riviera
Turkish Riviera, Turkey Eftalia Splash Resort
Into infinite water fun!
Turkish Riviera, Turkey Belek Beach Resort
Beach vacation in a popular holiday region
Travel topics Turkey
Turkish Riviera, Turkey Club Med Palmiye
A resort that offers holiday focal points for everyone: lazy .
Vacation rentals with private pools
Vacation rentals with a private pool
Vacation rentals directly on the beach
Great vacation rentals right on the beach
Vacation rentals for large families
Vacation rentals for large families
Other destinations in Turkey
Family vacation on the Turkish Aegean
Family vacation on the Turkish Riviera
Come on, let’s discover Turkey!
The tourism boom of recent years has ensured that you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodation during your vacation in Turkey. In the hotels in Turkey, special offers for children are especially taken into account: you can count on hotels with water slides and their own aqua parks, book a club holiday and have the opportunity in many hotels, All inclusive to book. Turkey has something for the needs of the whole family. In this way you can spend a relaxing holiday, enjoy the beach and the sea or look forward to cultural and city trips in the region! Many beaches on the Turkish Riviera are family-friendly and you can also experience a lot with the family in nature, national parks and hikes are above all a program for the active holidaymakers among you!
The secret capital of Turkey is also its most famous hot-commercial for tourists from all over the world world: Istanbul, the pearl of the Bosphorus. Here, where the Ottoman sultans once ruled over a world empire, you can walk in the footsteps of the past today, for example on a walk through the palace complexes of Topkapi Saray. The former seat of government of the sultans is now equipped with a museum and, due to its location, is an ideal vantage point for a panoramic view of the city. Adults and children alike are amazed at all the splendor that is offered to them in this city. The most famous sights also include their places of worship: above all the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Istanbul also seduces you into a stroll through the city, from which you can relax in an endless number of oases of calm and recharge your batteries. You can round off your day in Istanbul with a typical Turkish meal, try kebab, kofte, pide or various rice dishes called Pilav!
From the city to the beach
Spending your vacation in Turkey with your children means that you are not only going on the most beautiful beaches in Turkey, but are also close to the most important cities. You will find a suitable destination for a beach holiday with the family, especially on the Turkish Riviera. Here too, numerous hotels are lined up around the provincial capital Antalya. But time-honored port cities such as Side and Alanya have blossomed again in recent decades and other cities such as Belek or Konakli have only become small towns through tourism. What you all have in common is the abundance of summer activities that are on offer: from water sports to boat tours to snorkeling courses, a wide range awaits you on holiday in Turkey with your family! The turquoise glittering sea of the Turkish Aegean and the picturesque coastline are reminiscent of exotic realms and offer a great mix of rest and relaxation as well as action and entertainment. The same applies to Izmir, because here you can benefit both from the city’s beach location and from the location itself. For example, visit the Kemeralti Bazaar and blend in with the hustle and bustle of Turkish traders. A trip to a Turkish market like this is ideal for a holiday with children, because visitors of all ages will find themselves quickly in the world of the Orient. An exciting and interesting experience on a family vacation in Turkey!
The most beautiful beaches
There are many great beaches waiting for you in Turkey: around Bodrum, bathing holidaymakers can get their money’s worth on the beaches in Kusadasi, Fethiye or Kekova. A special beach highlight in Turkey is the Cleopatra Beach, which can be found in the west of Alanya. The beach is characterized by its water quality and cleanliness and, thanks to its gently sloping sandy beach, is perfect for holidays with your child. At Ilica Beach in Cesme you can also find a particularly long, gently sloping section of the beach, where you can romp freely in the water with your little one. A family excursion with the pedal boat provides variety, hot springs in the region round off your day at the sea and ensure a relaxing end to the day. One of the most beautiful beaches in Turkey is the Blue Lagoon, Oludeniz Beach. Spend your time in the sun in incredibly beautiful nature, which is characterized by crystal clear water and fine white sand. From Fethiye you can reach the peninsula on which the beach is located in a short time – paradise is already waiting for you!
Culture and nature nearby
In addition to the great beach location of Side, the cultural offer is also the focus. A popular destination here is the ruins of the Temple of Apollo. During your family vacation you get special insights into the Greek influences on the country. The kids will be impressed by the size of the pillars and there is also a nice photo motif! The Manavgat waterfall is also particularly easy to reach from Side – this is a real highlight during your family holiday in Turkey. As part of a tour, you can easily delete this destination from your list of sights. The waterfall is a beautiful natural spectacle, and stands out due to its blue-green water and its width. From a small viewing platform, you and your children can listen to the sound of the river and see the water falling down. The diversity of Turkey is again particularly clear here.
From different cities like Antalya or Bodrum, you can also tackle a great day trip. From here you can explore the city of Pamukkale, which is an absolute sight, especially due to its nearby limestone terraces. You and your children will be more than thrilled by the turquoise water and the snow-white pools. The limestone pools are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and were created by the evaporating thermal water from the springs. Bathing in the limestone pools is unfortunately not allowed, but in artificial pools you can make yourself comfortable in warm water. Nearby is the ancient Greek city of Hierapolis, which you should visit with its large remains. For example, a large part of the amphitheater is still standing, which provides you with interesting insights into times past. Starting from Bodrum, you can also really explore the area on a jeep safari, because you drive through pine forests and small bays and make stops at the best viewpoints and photo points!
Discover so much more
In addition to many wonderful vacation days on the beach, you can also make many more discoveries in Turkey. Spend your family vacation here, then the fun for the kids should not be neglected and what is better than spending a day in the aqua park. For example, visit the Atlantis Water Park in Marmaris with your children: with a variety of slides, a wave pool, a children’s pool as well as a mini golf course and restaurants, the park ensures an exciting day on vacation. Water fun is the top priority on summer holidays!
Do you prefer to hike and explore nature? Great, then high on the highest mountain near Kemer. Hiking trails are signposted on Mount Tahtali, but there is also the option of climbing the mountain top by cable car. A fabulous view of the Turkish Riviera awaits you in any case! You can also expect unique landscapes in Turkey in the Goreme National Park, because the mountains, plateaus and small rivers form a unique backdrop. On a family holiday you have the opportunity to discover an underground world or to enjoy a view of the landscape from above in a hot air balloon. If you want to get further cultural insights, Bursa is the right place, because here you can see the Great Mosque. Let yourself be surprised by the diversity of Turkey!
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