Who wouldn't be fair to get away from the stress of business life and daily rush for a few days? If you do not have a long time to spend on vacation and you do not have the patience to wait for the first official holiday, you can have a small holiday getaway near where you live. Our elders did not say in vain that there is spaciousness in a unique place. We have compiled ten routes for you to get away from everything, even if for a few days.
1. Abant, Bolu
Lake Abant is located very close to two big cities such as Istanbul and Ankara, with its clean air and unique nature. In Abant Nature Park, where you will find thousands of green shades, you can go hiking, fishing, and camping in the lakeside environment and have a different accommodation experience.
2. Bodrum, Mugla
With its white houses, deep blue bays, and warm atmosphere, Bodrum is a holiday destination where tourism remains alive almost 12 months of the year. Muğla's most populous county in the basement is also one of Turkey's most popular holiday routes. Bodrum offers many options for those who want both a lively and calm holiday. You can enjoy the sea in seaside resorts such as Yalıkavak, Gümüşlük, Bitez, Akyarlar, taste gourmet delicacies in luxurious restaurants, and enjoy the joy of nightlife. You can visit Bodrum Castle and the Underwater Archeology Museum.
3. Kazdağları, Balikesir
Kazdağları, the second most oxygen-producing mountain globally, is located in the Edremit district of Balıkesir. This corner of heaven, which hosts every shade of green, gives healing to the soul and body. It takes its place in the history scene where the beauty contest caused the Trojan War to begin. Kazdağları is an excellent route for those who want to get away from the city and spend time in nature with canyons, valleys, endless forests.
4. Barbaros Village, Urla, Izmir
Barbaros Village, connected to Urla, the charming holiday resort of Izmir, hosts the Scarecrow Festival every year in May. It is possible to reach Barbaros Village, which is 30 minutes away from Izmir, by the Izmir-Çeşme Highway. Here, you can participate in the Scarecrow Festival, go on a vineyard tour on Urla Vineyard Road and do a wine tasting.
Situated close to Istanbul and Ankara, Eskişehir is an alternative route for a short holiday getaway. You can experience a different journey by coming to Eskişehir by high-speed train. You can travel around Eskişehir, a lively student city, by bicycle. You can explore the streets of historical Odunpazarı, which is included in UNESCO's World Heritage Temporary List.
Muğla's charming holiday resort, Marmaris, is located between the Aegean and the Mediterranean with its deep blue coves and lush forests. In Marmaris, historical beauties are added to the trio of sea, sand, and sun. You can enjoy the summer season on routes such as Cleopatra Beach, Selimiye, Bozburun. After spending enough time at sea, you can visit Marmaris Castle, Amos Ancient City, and Hafsa Sultan Caravanserai.
You can stay at Elite World Marmaris Hotel during your Marmaris holiday. You can present yourself a pleasant holiday by taking advantage of the facilities of the Fit Life Spa & Health Center offered by Elite World Marmaris to its guests. You can access the website of Elite World Marmaris for detailed information and to make a reservation.
Being attributed as the Paris of Eastern Anatolia, Van has a long history dating back to 5000 BC. Surrounded by high mountains, Van is a city where you will follow the traces of the past and admire its natural beauties. Here you can take a walk on Lake Van's shores, the largest lake in our country, visit Akdamar Church, which Christians attach great importance to, and see the city's symbol, Van Castle.
You can stay at the most comfortable hotel in Van, Elite World Van Hotel, on this holiday. You can benefit from Elite World Van's spa and wellness facilities and taste the unique flavors of master chefs. For detailed information and to make a reservation, you can visit the website of Elite World Van.
Turkey's most crowded and you will enjoy exploring the city's ancient cultural treasures with a very wide. We will not be mistaken if we say that Istanbul, where days will not be fully discovered, is almost a tourist paradise. Istanbul, which spreads to Asia and Europe and hosts the legendary Bosphorus, witnessed the historical scene and wars fought for it. You can attest to the capital of the Ottoman Empire period, exploring the historical peninsula of Istanbul, stroll the streets like Nisantasi and Bagdat Street at the heart of the city, you can enjoy the most delicious dishes of Turkey.
You can choose one of the Elite World hotels on both sides of the city during your trip to Istanbul. Suppose you want to be on the European side. In that case, you can stay at Elite World Istanbul Hotel in Taksim, the heart of Istanbul, and at Elite World Asia Hotel in Küçükyalı if you want to be on the Anatolian side. You can check the Elite World Asia and Elite World Istanbul pages to have detailed information about our hotels.
9. Cesme, Izmir
Çeşme, the most popular holiday destination in İzmir, is located 40 minutes away from the city center. In Çeşme, which hosts thousands of tourists from all over the country during the summer months, you can immerse yourself in the deep blue waters, visit the historical Çeşme Castle and get caught up in the nightlife in Alaçatı streets that do not sleep for 24 hours.
10. Sapanca, Sakarya
Sapanca manages to be at the center of short-term holiday plans thanks to its natural beauty and location close to Istanbul. This lake, surrounded by forests, has a surface area of 40 kilometers. You can take a walk by the lake and have a picnic and breathe in the fresh air.
You can stay at Elite World Sapanca Convention & Wellness Resort during your Sapanca vacation. You can present yourself a peaceful holiday by taking advantage of Elite World Sapanca's spa and wellness facilities. You can check Elite World Sapanca Convention & Wellness Resort web page for detailed information and make a reservation.