A guide to the best baby and toddler friendly hotels in Turkey including hotels with splash parks, toddler swimming lessons, kids clubs, private beaches and spacious family rooms.
Find out the best hotels for babies and toddlers in Turkey.
1. TUI Family Life Side
The Family Life Side hotel is new to the TUI Family Life collection for 2019. It is in a good location backing onto a lake and facing the Mediterranean sea on the other side. There are 2 swimming pools plus a jungle themed splash park with slides, an elephant fountain and little waterslides.
There is also a Baby Club for babies aged 0 – 3 which is open 6 days a week and provides childcare by fully trained staff.
The Family Life Side hotel also has a Baby Lounge which is an air conditioned area where parents can meet and chat whilst feeding and changing their baby.
1 and 2 bedroom Family Rooms are available.
Learn More – https://www.tui.co.uk/tui-family-life-side.html
2. Holiday Village Turkey
The bustling Holiday Village Turkey hotel is in a large beach front complex with 7 swimming pools, including a giant one with 4 waterslides, and 2 kids pools with fountains and mini water slides. There is also an outdoor lagoon and an indoor heated swimming pool.
Swimming lessons, taught by ASA qualified teachers are available for children aged 3+.
This popular toddler friendly hotel is 2 minutes from a private beach, with loads of beach activities to get stuck into.
Toddlers will love the playground and Little Stars Kids Club for 3-5 year olds. There is also a Twinkle Stars crèche manned by qualified UK based staff.
There is a packed entertainment schedule at the Holiday Villages including shows, discos and Parent and Toddler session 3 times a week (apart from July and August).
Family Rooms with bunk beds and a Kids Den are available. Family Rooms have a large lounge area which is separated off from the bedroom, and they all have air con, a TV and access to a balcony or terrace. Baby packs containing a highchair, buggy with sun canopy, changing mat, baby bath, steriliser, Avent bottle warmer and UV sun tent can be hired.
Location – The hotel is only 20 minutes away from Dalaman Airport, 2 km from the small resort of Sarigerme
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3. Family Life Tropical Resort, Dalaman – Great For Babies
The Family Life Tropical Resort was refurbished in 2015, so all the rooms are fresh and modern. This amazing hotel for babies and toddlers is in a great location with a pebble / sand beach at the front, and mountains at the back.
It is only a 20 minute walk from the resort centre with its bars and restaurants.
There is a huge pool lagoon with 2 water slides for older children, a quiet pool and also an indoor swimming pool. There are 3 swimming pools for children – one of which has water slides.
Larger family rooms with air con, 2 sofa beds, a double bedroom, a fridge and a balcony are available.
Children will love the hotel adventure playground, as well as the Pancake Area.
The hotel is All Inclusive and there are snack bars, a la carte dining, Turkish restaurants and even an Italian restaurant.
Parents with babies with love the Baby Lounge which is air conditioned, and open all day providing a cool, shady area to meet other parents. It comes with facilities like microwaves, changing tables, bottle warmers so you don’t need to traipse back to the room if you need to change your baby.
The BabyClub crèche is open 6 days a week for up to 3 two hour sessions a day as well as some evenings. There are fully trained staff on hand to look after your little ones and there are toys to play with too. Children aged 3-5 can join the free Bamse Club which runs 6 days a week.
Baby equipment can be prebooked so it is waiting for you on arrival.
Location – The Family Life Tropical Resort is 20 minutes away from Dalaman Airport.
Learn More – Family Life Tropical Resort
4. Aqua Fantasy Aquapark Hotel & Spa
The Aqua Fantasy Aquapark Hotel & Spa has a massive 31 slide waterpark onsite, which is free for guests staying at the hotel.
Most of the rides in the waterpark have height restrictions so can only be used by children over 120cm, but there is a 400m lazy river and a wave pool for smaller children. The Treasure Island area is perfect for little ones with lots of mini slides, water fountains and sprays. The Elephant Pool is a small paddling pool near the beach – perfect for babies who want to splash around!
You won’t be bored at the Aqua Fantasy Aquapark. As well as the water park, there is a playground with a climbing frame and slides, mini golf and a mini disco.
Parents will love the gym, and taking a well-earned break in the spa, sauna, Turkish bath and steam room.
There are Family Suites which sleep up to 4 adults and 1 child in the World or Club Block. 2 bedroom Family Suites are also available with a Garden View and Balcony.
One thing to be aware of is that the hotel run kids club is only available for children aged 4+.
Top Tip – Try and get a flight from Adnan Menderes Airport as the transfer is only 55 minutes. You can also fly to Bodrum but the transfer is 165 minutes.
Learn More – The Aqua Fantasy Aquapark Hotel and Spa
5. Sensatori Resort Sorgun
The Sensatori Resort Sorgun is ideal for families looking for a 5* luxury hotel for babies and toddlers in Turkey. There are 4 swimming pools, 6 restaurants and a stylish bar designed by Philip Treacy.
Families will love the Aqua Bar and Grill pool side restaurant which serves grilled food like steaks and tiger prawns. Highchairs are available for little ones.
The Sensatori Resort is located in an amazing position right on a sandy beach and metres from a 400 hectare forest.
There are a range of rooms at the Sensatori Resort, and they all include free WIFI, plasma TV, sunbeds on the terrace and MP3 Player speakers. There are 1 and 2 bedroom family rooms with sea views and some up have swim up rooms with direct access to the pool.
Toddlers will love the children’s pool which has 2 waterfalls, water sprays and a mini pirate ship with slides leading to the open children’s pool. There are loads of fitness classes which you can choose to take part in ranging from candelit yoga, pilates, circuits, archery and beach boot camps.
The Sensatori Play House is for 3 – 12 year olds and has a Crazy Kitchen, Silly Science Lab and Arts & Crafts Zone. Supervised sessions are available 6 times a week for an hour or two.
Toddlers and babies get their own multi-sensory nursery, which has flashing lights, tactile panels and a Little Land of Nod sleeping room. There is dedicated evening entertainment for little ones from ‘Play House Live’ which involves singing, dancing, quizzes and puppets.
Learn More – The Sensatori Resort Sorgun
6. TUI Blue Palm Garden
The TUI Blue Palm Garden is an All Inclusive hotel for babies and toddlers in Turkey. The hotel is big – but not as big and busy as other hotels in the area so is a good option if you are looking for something a bit quieter, but still with plenty of activities and facilities for babies and toddlers.
There is a Baby Pool with water up to 20cm deep, and a Kids pool which is 50cm deep with 3 water slides and loads of area to splash around in. The splash zone has its own children’s bar!
There is also a playground and playroom at the hotel. Away from the pool there are lots of activities for babies and toddlers including painting, arts and crafts, storytelling and sports.
The hotel is located next to a long sand and shingle beach. The rooms were updated in May 2016, and all of them have a flatscreen TV, air con, Bluetooth speakers and a fridge. 2 bedroom family rooms are available.
Location – The hotel is 73 minutes from Antalya Airport.
Learn More – TUI Blue Palm Garden Hotel
7. Pegasos Hotel Turkey
One of the best things about the Pegasos Hotel is the swimming pools and the water park. The hotel is also located right on the beach too where water sport activities take place.
Some of the slides in the water park do have height restrictions, but there is also a children’s splash area with slides and fountains. There is also a pirate boat with waterslides, and a children’s pool with shallow water and 3 water slides. This pool is next to the children’s snack bar and children’s toilets.
Rooms are modern and pretty spacious with most having 2 separate sleeping areas.
Don’t miss a trip to the town of Side which is only a short taxi ride away.
One thing to be aware of is that the Kids Club is only available for children aged 4+.
Learn More – Pegasos World Hotel
8. Lands Of Legends Kingdom Hotel
You definitely won’t get bored at the Lands of Legends Kingdom hotel in Turkey! This is a new accommodation concept with a 5* hotel, waterpark (with a dolphin arena!) and theme park all in one location.
The water park has lots of slides for older children, but there is also a lazy river, Splash Park, dancing fountains, and mini waterslides for toddlers and younger children. Away from the pool is an indoor play area and playground.
The Kingdom Play House is designed for babies, and has puppet shows, magic and science shows and bubbles to thrill the little ones.
Shopping at the Legends Shopping Avenue is an experience! There are shops (including a toy shop) and cafes galore, plus a daily Boat Parade. Overlooking all this is the Legends Tower where concerts are held.
Guests of the Lands of Legend Kingdom Hotel get free access to the water park.
Family suites sleep up to 4 people and have a dual screen TV with 3D glasses, games console and coffee machine. The rooms are decorated in a quirky designs too with cartoon wall art on the walls.
Location – Aprox 50 mins transfer from Antalya Airport
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9. The Voyage Belek Golf and Spa
This amazing hotel has its own private beach, an onsite waterpark with 6 slides and a train themed kids buffet (the food is served on a train!).
An All Inclusive Plus package is available which includes buffet-style breakfast, lunch and dinner at the main restaurant. Children are welcome at the Fish, Greek, Mexican, Turkish, Italian, Thai and Japanese restaurants in the hotel – plus there are also loads of pool and snack bars and even a Patisserie and Vitamin Bar!
Water babies will love the children’s pool, splash park and indoor children’s pool. If you need to cool down, there is a fridge full of drinks and freezers full of ice creams around the pool.
Away from the pool, there is a bowling alley (payable extra), children’s funfair, playground and splash park. Activities take place in the hotel lobby. Older children can play table tennis, pinball, air hockey and X box. There is playdoh and arts and crafts for younger children.
There is a Kids Club but it is only available for children aged 4+.
Location – 50 minutes from Antalya Airport
Learn More – The Voyage Belek Golf and Spa
10. Ela Quality Resort
The 5* Ela Quality Resort certainly has the wow factor! Just 2km from the resort of Belek, this hotel has tropical gardens, a massive outdoor pool area and a private beach with a pier.
Parents will love the luxurious Spa with indoor swimming pool.
There are 2 children’s outdoor swimming pools, an aqua park with slides, waterfall and sprinklers, and 2 indoor swimming pools.
Toddlers will love having a go at the hotel’s bowling alley and adventure play area with swings, slides and climbing frame.
There are Kids Clubs from children aged 1+ at the Ela Quality Resort. The Smiling Babies Club is for 1-2 years olds and they do arts and crafts, games and storytelling with the babies.
The Everland Q Kids Club is for children aged 3-7 years and children get involved in fun activities like arts and crafts, food based activities and drama and music.
There is also a soft play barn for kids aged 4+.
Duplex Family Rooms, Swim Up Rooms and Forest Rooms are available at the Ela Quality Resort.
Location – 50 minute transfer from Antalya Airport
Learn More– The Ela Quality Resort
11. Aquasis Deluxe Resort and Spa
This impressive newly built hotel has its own private beach, pier, waterpark and enormous swimming pool which stretches around the whole resort.
There are 2 outdoor freshwater swimming pools and 1 indoor swimming pool in case you want a bit of shade. Toddlers will love the splash park with slides, sprays and fountains. In case they want a bit of time away from the pool, there is a shady playground with swings and slides.
There is a Kids Club, but this is for children aged 4+.
There are a wide range of luxury rooms at the Aquasis, but the ultimate treat book a Swim Up 1 Bedroom Family Lake House Room! Guest have a shared swimming pool right outside their room so they can take a dip when they want.
Location – Altinkum Airport is aprox 1hh 45 mins away from the Aquasis.
Learn More – The Aquasis Resort and Spa
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