Why We Love This Hotel
- It has far-reaching views of the Taurus Mountains & the Mediterranean
- It has extensive leisure facilities, including several pools, a spa & a fitness centre
- There's a choice of restaurants & bars with impressive coastal views
- Antalya's beautiful historic district is approximately 10 minutes away by car
Situated on the coast, around five kilometres from Antalya, the Akra Barut Hotel offers far-reaching views of the Taurus Mountains and the Mediterranean. It's a good base for exploring Antalya's beautiful historic district and harbour area, which is just a 10-minute drive from the hotel. The Antalya Museum, which houses a host of archaeological treasures, and is one of Turkey's most important museums, is around eight kilometres away.
The hotel is large (it has 471 rooms) and it has extensive leisure facilities. There are four outdoor pools and a children's pool, with umbrellas, sunbeds and towels. There's also an indoor pool that's heated in winter. There's a spa which offers health and beauty treatments, including nutrition, diet and detox programmes.
For those who like to keep fit, there's a fully equipped Technogym with sea views and 144 pieces of state-of-the art equipment. There are all sorts of classes too, from pilates and yoga to zumba. Guests can complete a workout with a relaxing sauna or steam bath.
As you would expect of a hotel of this size, there are a number of places to enjoy a drink or a meal. The Panora Restaurant has sea views and serves the hotel's buffet breakfast, as well as buffet choices at dinner. It has a large terrace for al fresco dining. The Akra Bistro has mountain and sea views. It offers an à la carte menu including fresh seafood, salads and pasta dishes. On the 10th floor, the smart Asmani Restaurant has an internationally inspired menu, and impressive coastal and city views. There are three bars to choose from, including one in the pool area.
Rooms have contemporary décor and thoughtful extras, such as pillow menus. Some have sea views, others look onto the city. Upgrade to a suite for extra space and features, such as a daily newspaper, a fruit basket and a turn-down service.