Belek

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It’s still hard to believe that the once virtually unknown area of Belek is now widely regarded by golfers from all over the world as a golfing paradise. It’s even harder to fathom that the transformation has taken place in a little over two decades. Yes, just over 20 years ago this area was marshy wasteland with an abundance of umbrella pines; today it has become one of the top destinations for sun-seeking golfers. 

Many of the world’s top course architects have strutted their stuff over this terrain, producing a great variety of challenges, culminating in arguably the pick of the Mediterranean’s golfing hotspots. Incredibly there are 11 venues – five with 18 holes, four with 27 and two with 36 – within a four-mile inland strip. One of the star attractions is the Montgomerie Maxx Royal, which will host The Turkish Airlines Open on November 13-16. 

Monty’s stunning layout is plotted within 104 hectares of picturesque pine forest among sandy ridges close to the Mediterranean. 

Read our Guide to Belek 2014

Read our Guide to Belek 2013

More info:

www.bilyanagolf.com
www.montgomeriemaxxroyal.com 
www.maxxroyal.com
www.voyagehotel.com