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Sunway Adds Extra Flights to Turkey

Sunway Adds Extra Flights to Turkey

Sunway has introduced an extra Europe Airpost flight to Izmir in Turkey for summer 2014, operating from Friday 23rd May with the last inbound flight on Friday 26th September. Prices start from €479 for seven nights in the 4-star Sea Pearl Hotel, Kusadasi. Price includes flights, airport transfers, seven nights B&B accommodation, 20kg free checked-in baggage allowance, resort representative service, and all taxes. od k.ac-10

The Sea Pearl Hotel is a favourite with Irish holidaymakers in Kusadasi and caters for singles, couples and is particularly popular with families. You can choose to spend your day around the large lagoon style swimming pool or relax in one of the quiet garden areas. The hotel is located 250 metres from Ladies Beach and less than 3km to the centre of the resort. The local Dolmus service provides a frequent service to the resort centre.

The flights will be shared with Wings Abroad.

Kaputas Beach, Kas Kalkan, Turkey

Kaputas Beach, Kas Kalkan, Turkey

Blue Flag Beaches

Turkey has 383 Blue Flag beaches and 21 Blue Flag marinas after Blue Flag recently announced its eco-label awards for 2013/2014, the country ranking third highest in the Blue Flag awards out of a total of 48 countries participating. This also means that Turkey now has more than a one in 10 (10.5%) share of all Blue Flag-awarded beaches and marinas.

The beaches, around Turkey’s unspoilt coastline of 8,000km, include a mixture of public beaches and beaches owned by resorts on its Mediterranean and Aegean coasts, as well as around greater Istanbul. These sites include beaches at Bodrum, Foca, Datca, Didim, Izmir, Kusadasi, Marmaris on the Aegean coast, and at Alanya, Kalkan, Kas, Kemer and Oludeniz on the Mediterranean.

Likewise, Turkey’s 21 Blue Flag marinas cover a trail around the Turkish coast beginning in Istanbul going south through Didim, Izmir, Kusadasi, Bodrum, Marmaris, Fethiye, Antalya and all the way to Alanya in the eastern Mediterranean, meaning that keen sailers are assured of great-quality marinas wherever they wish to dock in Turkey.

Turkey’s full list of Blue Flag awarded beaches and marinas can be found at: www.blueflag.org/menu/awarded-sites/2013/northern-hemisphere/turkey

Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale, Turkey

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

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