This beachfront hotel comes with 4 swimming pools, 6 restaurants, and a stylish bar designed by Philip Treacy.
Sensatori Resort Turkey’s biggest selling point is its location. It’s right on a gold-sand beach, and just footsteps from Sorgun Forest, which covers more than 400 hectares.
You can choose from 4 swimming pools, and take your pick from activities like tennis, pilates and watersports. There’s just as much choice when it comes to dining. The hotel’s 6 restaurants showcase national dishes, gourmet cuisine, and everything in between.
Designer Philip Treacy was the brains behind the hotel’s Butterfly Bar. Here, you can sip a Sensatori Mystery – vodka, sparkling wine, cherry juice and strawberry – in a funky booth, while looking up at a rainbow of hanging baubles.Read more ››
The buffet restaurant serves up dishes from around the world for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Gentlemen are asked to wear smart shorts or long trousers, smart polo or tee shirts and closed shoes in the evenings.Highchairs are available.
At the Play House, daytime activities are anything but ordinary thanks to the Silly Science Lab, Crazy Kitchen and the Arts and Crafts Zone. Evenings, meanwhile, bring parties and movies, plus you can pay a little extra for sleepovers. Finally, because all staff hold UK-accredited childcare qualifications, you're guaranteed peace of mind. Free supervised sessions for 3 to 12 year-olds are available 6 days a week for an hour or two. Also, you can use the facilities as a family with our special ‘stay and play’ sessions, available 7 days a week.
Double room with whirlpool sleeps 2. Available in the adult and family sections of the hotel, these come with a whirlpool bath on the balcony. With an iPod docking station, kettle, and an iron and board.
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This hotel is absolutely amazing. The rooms are spacious and clean. We stayed by the adult pool and it was so relaxing and beautiful. The beach is clean and has beautiful sea water. The food is delicious and the Al la carte restaurants are great- the best one is the one you have to pay extra for but it is worth it. The entertainment was brilliant. The staff are so friendly.
I have never been to a hotel like this before as there is nothing to complain about. I can't wait to go back some day!More
M1916VTmc, London, United Kingdom
Fantastic family holiday
We have just returned from a fantastic two week stay at the Sensatori Turkey Barut hotel.
Hotel was immaculate, rooms cleansed every day, service outstanding, hotel staff super friendly, entertainment very good and we will certainly be going back again.
We chose a family room with a sliding partition door to at least have some privacy from the tow children who are eleven and eight. The room was lovely and clean, the room turned down every day and we had fresh towels etc every day also.
Pool area was excellent with enough space to accommodate a pretty full hotel.
Restaurants were also excellent with the main eating area catering for all tastes and cultures. The food was outstanding and the kitchen spotless.
Entertainment was good and the UK acts flown out for certain evenings were outstanding.
All in all a great family destination that certainly met our expectations of a great break.
If I could be critical of anything then I would select three things:
The hotel foyer has resident acts playing most evenings and the music is a tad too loud to host a conversation. Could do with being a little more subtle.
The evening entertainment provided by the in house entertainment team was a little repetitive if you stayed more than one week.
The return journey via Antalya airport was a car crash as the airport is not organised to accommodate large numbers of travellers so queuing was a nightmare and it took around an hour to just re check our bags.
However the above are minimal challenges and we would certainly return here again.More
Andrew P, Medstead, United Kingdom
Great hotel and a fabulous stay
This hotel was really really nice and was designed absolutely brilliantly the adult and children zones were split the best I have seen in my travelling days so far.
we had a swim up room (adult section) it was brilliant. The sun got to our room at around midday until sunset. Which was fabulous as your mini bar is restocked daily for free in this room and you have table and chairs and 2 sun loungers. So each afternoon we spent in the sun at our room and used our pool. So did everyone else with a swip up too.
The interior of the room was really nice and spotlessly clean. No complaints with the room and the free mini bar you don't get in all rooms but is included in the adult swim up.
The cleaner done an amazing job everyday and she was really really nice. Even tho she was like my mother in law and moved the bin to a different place everyday.
The buffet restaurant (divan) was nicely laid out good adult and family sections. Inside and outside choice too which was great. The food was really nice in here but I would say that the food was only a 4 star standard. A lot of the meat was very dry which wasn't good and sometimes the food did seem a bit samey. Every lunch you knew there were burgers and chips, but there was plenty of other options too. Can't complain on the front of house service they worked really hard and would have a new drink for you before you finished your last.
The Aqua restaurant good for lunch and very nice dinner in there too. Food and service great.
The turkish restaurant was amazing. We sat outside the older guy who was looking after us has got to be he nicest man I have ever met. Could not do enough for us and great great service. The food was incredible and if you do go there have the kebab the best kebab I have ever had anywhere in the world.
Unfortunately we didn't try the olive as was always fully booked but hopefully next time we go we can. But herd great things about it.
The ocean bar. We went for lunch once again great service and food. Didn't go in the evening as sea food isn't our thing.
The beach was gorgeous just make sure you take something to wear on your feet. The sand is scalding hot. It is so clean and it is never really busy. The sunbeds are spread apart nicely so you can have private conversations without people listening in. Sea lovely and warm.
The spa was amazing and they are all so happy and the man who I think is the boss is the most happiest man I have ever met he was great. It was such a pleasure to meet staff that were actually really pleased to see you. We had the vip treatment amazing definitely recommend for a romantic couple thing. And reflexology which also was great.
all the bars were fabulous and all the staff were brilliant they were all happy to help and served with a smile and you could have a laugh and a joke.
we went as a couple but have children so checked this pool out as we will probably bring the children here and the pool looked good for kids under 11 but anything older I think they maybe be bored around the pool.
brilliant clean sunbeds were never an issue all day there were loads of free sunbeds so you didn't have to reserve any even tho people did, but this didn't matter as there were still so many available. Like one review said sometimes it's not like an adult pool when you have adults who act like children. Probably the 5 men in there early 20's he was referring to who I could here from our swim up pool but they were on holiday so just have to ignore some people. But that is why I think I would always go for a swim up room as you have your own pool. And it wasn't far at all from the pool bar either.
All in all I would recommend this hotel, I would return but only for 7 nights like this time as the food in the divan wasn't varied enough for me.
My only other complaint which I brought up with the sensatori guest relations was the transfer was awful and dangerous by our bus driver. This has nothin to do with the hotel only writing so you know how well the team handled my complaint and they did so in a positive way and tried putting our minds at rest. More
belios69, Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
Fantastic Family Holiday
From arriving at Antalya airport everything was slick and well organised. We were greeted by Guest Relations with a warm smile and they gave us all the information we needed and got us onto the coach. The journey to the hotel took about an hour.
Checkin was smooth and our bags were delivered directly to our room within minutes.
The hotel was superb. The rooms were spotless and come with bathrobes and slippers!
All rooms had a sea view.
We didn't eat very much in the Buffett Restarant, but the Al a carte restaurants were excellent - especially the Olive (Italian).
The cocktails were lovely as was the prosecco, all covered on the AI package.
The Guest Relations team were fantastic and always resolved any queries you had.. Lauren was amazing sorting out or return seats at the airport - she really went above and beyond . Her customer service was first class - a real WOW moment, she is a real credit Sensatori.
The evening entertainment is amazing, the show cast work so hard to produce a great performance every night, they also have guest performers and I have to say Danyl Johnson was incredible
The down sides if I were to be picky were, the sun beds in the family pool were very close together and the little stones on the beach made getting out of the sea a challenge!!
Overall a great family holiday, no stress or worry from the minute you arrive to the miniute you leave...thank you SensatoriMore
Helen F, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Lovely location and facilities
We enjoyed a lovely week at the Sensatori in Side - having booked this on the strength of our visit to Sensatori Aphrodite Hills Cyprus we found the hotel to have a different feel and atmosphere, maybe because of the larger size.
the standard room we booked overlooked the sea and adult pools and was well appointed and ample in size. The split configuration of the bathroom was novel however it did work well for getting ready especially for evenings.
The balcony was a nice size with furniture to sit and enjoy the evening sun down (which you couldn't see from our block room 3220). Two blocks to our left did get to see it as did some parts of the family section.
The adult pool and adult zones work well however, like anywhere I guess, there are some adults who play like children in the pool therefore it was not always as quiet as it could be.
Loungers and space was aplenty through and everything was at hand, including as many beach towels as you needed.
We walked past the kids area and it seemed a lot busier than the adult section both in pool occupancy and the closeness of loungers.
Some reviews moaned about the shale however it's a nice sand/shawl mix and is expansive with excellent spreading of loungers and amble room for privacy as well as excellent access to the sea. The cabanas are beautiful and certainly worth 50 euro for extra quiet or for couples romance.
One true highlight of our stay was the special attention and ambassadorial service provided by the only notable person in the entire hotel - Ufuk Kepenek (also known as Horizon). See picture of his name badge!
Having worked in client relations and in high-end servicing in my professional career I can sincerely state he is one of the most memory-enhancing individuals that this hotel has the privilege of having on the staff. Thank you for making our evenings in the Butterfly Bar fantastic.
The lounge bar is also pleasant with different entertainment each evening and a nice variety of seating options.
Apart from the butterfly bar, all other bars serve very watered-down alcoholic drinks. It's fine to say, well just order 2 because it's all inclusive, but that wastes time at the bar and also makes you look rather greedy - plus the drinks aren't the same experience. If you ask however the bar staff will make your drink as you expect it.
Food is nice in the buffet restaurant and is of good quality and reasonable variety. The fresh pasta and salads were very good and breakfast choice spot-on. We booked for three of the a la carte restaurants however I wrote this review poolside one day before actually visiting these!
The gym is good with plenty equipment as is the in door pool.
perfectly managed and pretty to walk around.
Recommend this hotel to couples as well as families.