The Ali Bey Side doesn’t leave a stone unturned. Firstly, it’s got a great location. The hotel is set on the beach and is just a 5-minute bus journey from the centre of Side.
Secondly, it’s got a first-class pool scene. In any other hotel, the large swimming pool, surrounded by sunloungers, would steal the show. But here, it’s eclipsed by a waterpark, where the chutes and slides have names like kamikaze and freefall.
Little ones are spoilt here. In addition to the ‘children’s paradise’ area of the waterpark, they can enjoy an impressive entertainment line-up, which includes things like scavenger hunts and sandcastle competitions
At mealtimes, there are 4 restaurants to choose from. The main buffet restaurant is designed in a 12th-century Turkish style. The breakfast, lunch and dinner spreads here showcase an A to Z of dishes. In the morning, for example, you can try everything from pancakes to fresh fruit. You can also eat in the hotel’s beach restaurant or pay a little extra to try the Ottoman Turkish à la carte.
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|Dining options||Breakfast||Lunch||Evening meal||Drinks||Snacks, Icecream|
Use of the seafood à la carte restaurant. Selected local-brand alcohol, soft drinks, tea and coffee. Ice-cream.
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The huge lagoon like pool meanders around the sun terrace giving you 3 large pools to swim in. There are also sunbeds with square parasols to get comfy on and you're never too far from the bar.
Here you'll be able to treat yourself to a large selection of treatments such as Mediterranean, Indian and oriental rituals, classic, Far East and ayurvedic massage. There's eye care, lip care, anti-aging techniques, nail treatments and a selection of massages. Also a Turkish bath and special packages that last up to 5 days.
Evening entertainment programme
The hotel have put on some really amazing shows, you'll be able to experience The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Madonna, Jackson Show, Joseph, Dr. Jekyll & Hyde plus many more. In addition to live shows you'll be able to take part in karaoke, listen to live music and play on the inflatable games arcade.
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double room with garden view
Double room with garden view sleeps up to 3, with toiletries, bathrobes and LCD TV.
2-bedroom family room with garden view
2-bedroom family room with garden view sleeps up to 4, over 2 floors. Room has 2 separate bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, with LCD TV, toiletries and bathrobes.
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Stayed in a family suite last week with 2 children. This is a perfect hotel close to Side (20 minutes walk on the beach). + * Great food * Heated pool * Fantastic children's club (Mima Club (the best ever)) * Very, very spacious room (pick the family suite if possible) * Super clean - * Language issues, although I speak Dutch, French, German and English we still had some communication issues in the restaurants & hairdresser & security ... * Minor safety issues; some trees are surrounded by big holes (quite dangerous for small kids) * Room service should be included for suitesMore
joschel, Mechelen, Belgium
We (2 adults, one 9yr old) stayed at Ali Bey for 1 week in July 2013, the place is fantastic, the rooms are very spacious and beautifully done. The food is amazing, the choice and the presentation is outstanding, the desserts you just can't get enough of. The surroundings were very clean and well kept. We spent most of our time at the Aqua Park, which our 9yr old thoroughly enjoyed, while we enjoyed the cocktails. The beach was beautiful. We found all staff very polite and courtious. The night time shows are brilliant, although not all in English but we really enjoyed the ones that were. The only down side was that there was no childrens buffet in 2013, and we all know how fussy kids are! BUT for 2014 they are putting a childrens buffet in the main restaurent. Yippee. Can't say enough about Ali Bey, would definately recommend it, hence we are returning again in June 2014 and we never go to the same place twice, enough said!!! (P.S take bigger clothes for the way home, you'll need them)More
caza40, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Me and my boyfriend stayed at the resort in septemebr 2013 we both thought it was perfect! the food and drink where great there was always somthing new to try along with the normal favorites.The staff where always helpful and attentive. Our Room was gorgous very clean and always restocked with drinks and snacks. In my opinion the resort had thought of everything and more I really enjoyed my stay I would defiantly recommend the resort 10 out of 10!!More
ninkin21, Southport, United Kingdom
Amazing resort, great for kids
Well better late than never... This review dates from our stay as a family of 4 ( 2 adults, 2 kids, aged 6 and 8) for 2 weeks at the end of June, beginning of July 2013. First of all, this is an absolutely amazing resort, sooo beautiful and luxurious !! Pure class !! Everything from arrival to departure was outstanding! Check-in : was very smooth and quick and efficient, we were offered a glass of bubbly which is always a great welcome after travelling 4 hours on a plane and 50 min in a taxi. We were also graciously offered an upgrade which was greatly appreciated. Thanks to Willy !! Rooms : one word : STUNNING !! 10 mins after being brought to our room by golf buggy we were welcomed by a bottle of champagne and a platter of fresh fruit ! Pools : great !! fantastic slides for young and old under the ever watchfull eyes of 2 lifeguards. Waiters coming around to bring you drinks and everyday at around 14h iced-scented towels were brought to you at the pool to cool you down. This was definitely a big favourite with the guests! Food : awesome !! and a disaster for your waistline !! themed nights, lots of variety, loads of fresh fruits and salads, fresh grilled fish, etc.... Fresh sushi made everyday in front of you. Kids animation : very nice accomodation for the kids club and very friendly staff, they had fun activities and the staff seemed very keen on the job. However, eventhough our kids are bilingual ( Enlish - Dutch) and have a fair knowledge of French, there were communications problems. Which is the only smallest negative in this resort, overall understanding of English is quite limited, same with French, most used languages seemed to be German and Turkish. It was a pity however, because the staff really bent over backwards to help you and you could see all the willingness in the world but not able to communicate, what a shame !! Still this is only the slightest remark on the hotel. Shows : very very high quality with shows that were also geared towards the children : the Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Michael Jackson show, Tarzan, etc... Overall : a really high class resort with care for every detail, also very kids orientated so an absolute must for families. Would definitely recommend this hotel to anybody and would love to go back again.More
An1que2014, Brussels, Belgium
Very nice hotel.
We wanted a very relaxing holiday for adults and that is what we got. The room was wonderful and the food was absolutely moreish. We loved everything about this hotel especially the resident cats! Our first night was 'gala night' but as we had just arrived we didn't know what it was! The man on reception said it was in the main restaurant but it was outside so we missed it! We had 2 turkish bath experiences in the spa which were excellent. Will be going back.More
Rroo2006, Lincoln, United Kingdom
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