Mosaic Holidays has introduced four new guided tours of Turkey with emphasis on culture and history to be taken as part of an escorted group or as a private tour. The Classic Turkey tour remains the most popular and five night add-ons have been included featuring both the all-inclusive Rixos Premium Belek and the Grand Yazici Bodrum on BB. Lead in price for a 10 days escorted tour is from £1639 per adult sharing. These are offered as inclusive holidays as well as “Ground Only” arrangements as demand increases for flexibility.
Other tours include Classic & Coast and also Adventure Turkey while the Family Adventure offers a combination of Istanbul and Antalya, combining culture and history with beach and water-sports. Lead in price is from £1459 per person for 10 nights including flights, transfers, bed and breakfast plus three free lunches.
A dedicated luxury section is introduced offering suggestions and tailor-made combinations featuring the country’s most luxurious hotels. An 8 nights stay combining the Park Hyatt Istanbul and the Likya Residence Hotel Spa in Kalkan leads in at £1319 per person on bed and breakfast with return flights on Turkish Airlines from Heathrow and transfers in resort.
Boutique holidays are introduced offering some of the best boutique and unique properties available, ranging from the Pera Palace opened in 1892 for the arriving guests of the Orient Express to the modern, hip and trendy W Hotel.
A small & friendly section offers guests something with a twist. Small, family-run properties full of flavour and character and offering high levels of individual service with a truly personal feel. A 9 nights combination of the Best Western The President in Istanbul for 2 nights together with a 7 nights stay in the Asiyan Hotel in Kalkan leads in at £699 per adult on bed and breakfast, including return flights from Heathrow and in-resort transfers.
Rustic charm hotels are a feature and look set to be popular this year as people look towards something a little bit different. Six properties are offered under this category, as well as Gulet cruising. Mosaic Holidays offers a choice of 6 Gulets and interest levels are very positive for this summer and for 2012. A 7 nights Gulet cruise leads in at £719 per adult on bed and breakfast including flights and transfers in resort.
Cool weekends in Istanbul are introduced as the operator looks to inspire through its holiday categories of Cultural Blast, Cool Hip Istanbul, Boutique Istanbul and A-List Istanbul.
The Aegean Coast sees six new hotels featured including the 5* Swissotel Efes Izmir, 5* Radisson Blu resort & Spa Cesme, 4* boutique Sisus Hotel Cesme, 5* Charisma Deluxe Kusadasi, La Vista Boutique Kusadasi, the boutique Gullu Konaklari in Izmir and the unique Colossae Thermal Spa in Pamukkale.
Bodrum features a number of new hotels including the contemporary all-inclusive 5* Hilton Bodrum and the stylish 5* Rixos Premium Bodrum. The lead in price for the Hilton Bodrum is £849 per person on all-inclusive basis for 7 nights including flights from London Gatwick and in-resort transfers. The stylish hip boutique Gardens of Babylon hotel is introduced near Bodrum for the first time and features an indoor and outdoor cinema, 7 separate pools, and 30 metres of beach – lead in price £839 per person on bed and breakfast basis.
The Turquoise Coast sees a number of new hotels featured including the all-inclusive 5* Hilton Dalaman – lead in price £879 per person on all-inclusive basis for 7 nights including flights. New boutique and rustic hotels are also offered for the first time.
Antalya sees the inclusion of six new 5* all-inclusive properties including the 5* Delphin Palace with extensive facilities and children’s club. The Cornelia Diamond offers luxurious surroundings and facilities including 8 pools, children’s island and club and much more. In contrast to this, the operator Holidays offers three rustic charm hotels in Antalya for those seeking smaller hotels with more character, personal service and charm. The rustic Alp Pasa Hotel leads in at £559 pp for 7 nights on BB including return flights and in-resort transfers.
Tailor-made holidays feature strongly throughout and North Cyprus combinations are offered as well as stand-alone holidays. A twin centre holiday combining 2 nights in Istanbul at the Avicenna Hotel with 5 nights at the popular Pia Bella in Kyrenia leads in at £599 per person on bed and breakfast basis and 7nts including return flights with Turkish Airlines from Heathrow, flight between Istanbul and North Cyprus, and in-resort transfers.
Prices in the brochure start from £459 per person on half board basis for 7 nights at the 5* the Marmara Antalya departing Jan5 – 23 May, 2012, including return flights and in-resort transfers.
For more information visit www.mosaicholidays.co.uk or call Mosaic Holidays on 020 8574 4000.
Note to Editors:
Mosaic Holidays is a leading independent specialist tour operator to Turkey, North Cyprus, Middle East and North Africa, offering a comprehensive range of tours and holidays, including tailor-made itineraries throughout. When you book with Mosaic Holidays, your money is 100% safe, guaranteed by the company’s bonds and licenses with the Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL) and AiTO Trust, and via its membership of AiTO and ABTA.