Amelia Beach Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Manavgat
... ended up at a Texmex/Italian/Turkish restaurant which was not at all your typical Turkish restaurant. Within 30 mins of us being there the main waiter was up on one of the girls chairs gyrating and stripping above our table. Fireworks and flares were then brought out and taken around the restaurant. At one point, myself and the other girls were also up on our chairs dancing to the music. After our 4 ...
... and different teas and juices.
When we arrived it was 8.30 pm and we were picked up by a nice man who took us to the room we are renting. It was time for a walk...too much sitting had been done. We decided to walk to the beach and explore.
What a circus!!! It was like a New Year's Eve party in a major Thailand tourist hot spot. Lights beaming colours into to sky, neon signs flashing everywhere you look, tourists walking round dressed like drug overdosed ...
... is complete. There was a young fellow from Seoul, Korea on a two week holiday. He had lived an worked in Toronto for five years. There was a lady from Malasysia, who was visiting Turkey with her husband, but he was in meetings so she was sightseeing. And Sue and I. Then on to the town of Side (pronounced Seedeh). Here we toured the ruins of a theatre and then had some free to time to wander down to the harbour to see the ruins of the Temple of ...
Sitting on the top deck, the river trip took us past small fish farms, watermelon fields under miles of plastic sheeting and a busy boatyard. It seemed that all the pirate ships were in for maintenance, and we passed many of them gorily adorned, moored up waiting for their repaint job.
There were lots of men lounging on the riverbanks as we passed, fishing.
At one point, Dayle pointed to a fish in the river below us, but on reflection ...
My first impression is: Resort towns abound...almost feels like driving down any blvd in southern Florida...well not quite...we still pass the occasional Mosque with their minarets reaching for the heavens. And there are all the solar water heaters on top of EVERY ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center