Named after the largest rough diamond ever found; five-star property Cullinan Belek is set to be the jewel in Antalya’s crown when it opens in June 2022.
The luxury retreat, which is set on its own expansive stretch of private white-sand beach almost one kilometre long, features stylish accommodation options including 600 exquisite rooms including 10 ultra-luxury villas and 13 swimming pools, 10 restaurants, and several bars.
The hotel is home to a line-up of amenities and entertainment offerings for all the family to enjoy such as the European Golf Design 36-hole golf course, Upupa, a kids club with Hasbro licensed shows, C’Espace Spa, an 8000 sqm spa and fitness centre and its own thrilling aquapark with 13 slides.
Aside from the fairy-tale setting, the resort is the ideal place for rest and relaxation with activities and entertainment for the entire family. Designed by the golf course design company of the European Tour, Cullinan Links Golf Course is the only course in Turkey that boasts sea views on one side and a river on the other. The course itself is stunningly beautiful and includes night-lights for those looking to enjoy an evening round.
Accompanying the resort’s 13 swimming pools there are several well-designed sunbathing and recreation areas for guests to bask in and soak up the sunshine. For younger visitors, the hotel’s kids club, Upupa is a haven for little VIPs. With shows licensed by Hasbro, the club runs activities until 2am so parents can make the most of their vacation time. The club features themed shows including Transformers and My Little Pony and non-stop games and activities under the supervision of a trained team.
“Cullinan Belek aims to transform the luxury hospitality offering in the region. After many years of preparation and planning, we are thrilled to be opening in June 2022. The hotel has a wealth of activities for guests to partake in including our crown jewel the Cullinan Links Golf Course, which I am certain will be one of the most beautiful golf courses our guests have ever seen. The resort is the ideal escape for families with, Upupa our fantastic kid’s club and aquapark. The entire team is excited to welcome our first guests this summer and we look forward to a successful opening season,” said Gökhan Özbatır, Chief Operating Officer, Cullinan Belek.
The hotel is home to 10 dining outlets, with four à la carte and six open buffet restaurants. The hotel’s f&b team uses local produce where possible, choosing rich fruit and vegetables from the fertile fields of the Mediterranean. The hotel’s à la carte restaurants include Pascarella, serving Italian fare, Indian restaurant Saphore, 7/24 serving international cuisine, Yamas serving Greek cuisine, and Asian Restaurant, with its own teppanyaki grill, Hasir an authentic Turkish restaurant serving food inspired by traditional Ottoman cuisine, and steak restaurant Beef Grill Club for standout cuts of meat. Beef Grill Club, Pascarella, and Hasir are all outlets of the popular German restaurants under the Aygün Group of Companies. The hotel also has its own onsite patisserie for those guests with a sweet tooth and who want to start the day with a still hot from the oven, freshly baked pastry.
The hotel pays homage to its surrounding nature through the well-thought-out design elements and considered use of materials and textures. Bordering the longest coast of Antalya Belek, all guest rooms enjoy sweeping views of the Mediterranean Sea, where the endless green and blues blend into each other. The rooms are dressed in a neutral palette that mirrors the natural colours and serenity found outside. To ensure guests feel relaxed and on holiday before they’ve even arrived at the hotel, several welcome services can be arranged including fast track passes, airport transfers, and exclusive check-ins. For the ultimate stress-free environment during the stay, guests have access to personal butlers and guest assistants to help with their every wish.